David Hancock


I write and I photograph and that's pretty much enough. You can check out my photography website (linked below) or buy my novel (it's really good) for your Amazon Kindle.
  • 12:14 Pentax MZ-S Review

    Pentax MZ-S Review

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    Pentax's MZ-S represented the end of their high-end 35mm film lineage. It had the potential to kick off a new paradigm in camera-user interface, though the design never received a second version. Some of the design elements remain today in modern Pentax D

  • 19:55 Petri Color-corrected Super (CCS, Green-o-Matic) Video Manual

    Petri Color-corrected Super (CCS, Green-o-Matic) Video Manual

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    Petri's Color-corrected Super (CCS) has a cult following and reputation for mixed or good photos. The lens can deliver nice images with good contrast, but also exhibits a lot of softness wide open, especially around the edges. These are easy to use and re

  • 16:09 Minolta SRT 101 Video Manual 1 of 2

    Minolta SRT 101 Video Manual 1 of 2

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    Minolta's SRT 101, a popular camera for students and seasons photographers alike, provided a large array of capabilities for skilled photographers. Using its exceptional light meter, the SRT 101 could take well metered photos in any setting. Supported by

  • 18:38 Minolta SRT 101 Video Manual 2 of 2

    Minolta SRT 101 Video Manual 2 of 2

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    Minolta's SRT 101, a popular camera for students and seasons photographers alike, provided a large array of capabilities for skilled photographers. Using its exceptional light meter, the SRT 101 could take well metered photos in any setting. Supported by

  • 19:07 Minolta Maxxum (Alpha, Dynax) 7000 Video Manual 1 of 2

    Minolta Maxxum (Alpha, Dynax) 7000 Video Manual 1 of 2

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    Minolta's Maxxum 7000 changed the photographic world in ways that we still see. It was the first camera to have an on-board film advance motor for advance and rewind as well as autofocus. In many important ways, the Minolta Maxxum 7000 was the blueprint f

  • 27:29 Minolta Maxxum (Alpha, Dynax) 7000 Video Manual 2 of 2

    Minolta Maxxum (Alpha, Dynax) 7000 Video Manual 2 of 2

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    Minolta's Maxxum 7000 changed the photographic world in ways that we still see. It was the first camera to have an on-board film advance motor for advance and rewind as well as autofocus. In many important ways, the Minolta Maxxum 7000 was the blueprint f

  • 07:18 Tips to Improve Photography

    Tips to Improve Photography

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    In this episode of Ask David I provide some tips and ways to find inspiration to improve photography. This video looks as some specific resources and recommends a few of my favorite magazines and online groups for getting great image inspiration. My Photo

  • 03:15 What are the Golden and Blue Hours?

    What are the Golden and Blue Hours?

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    In this episode of Ask David I answer a question about the golden and blue hours. I explain when they are, what makes them so special, and the physics behind the light quality that occurs before and after sunset. My Photography Website: http://www.5119pho

  • 01:06 What is Full Bleed Printing?

    What is Full Bleed Printing?

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    In this episode of Ask David I answer a question about full bleed printing. Photo printing can be with or without a border. Without a border, we call it a full bleed. My Photography Website: http://www.5119photography.com/ Follow me on Google+: https://pl

  • 08:58 What is a Flash Guide Number?

    What is a Flash Guide Number?

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    This episode of Ask David follows up on last week's episode about flashes. Now that we know where to, and where not to, put a flash, we talk about the flash guide number. A guide number is just that, a guide, and you won't likely find it on your flash any

  • 03:05 My Flash Makes People Look like Wax.

    My Flash Makes People Look like Wax.

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    In this episode of Ask David I answer a question about waxy-looking people. Flashes are great for adding needed light, but used improperly and they can ruin a photo. A common, poor use of flashes it to put them on top of the camera and point them at the s

  • 19:29 All About Film: Kodak Tri-X (TX) 400

    All About Film: Kodak Tri-X (TX) 400

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    Kodak's Tri-X 400 dates back to the 1940s and has a robust, strong research DNA that resulted in a film with excellent image qualities, the ability to see light well into the UV range, and a tolerance for abuse that makes it possible to shoot it at virtua

  • 03:40 How does Film Work?

    How does Film Work?

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    In this episode of Ask David, I talk about how film works. I look at the basic operating principle of recording light onto a physical medium and then touch briefly on how color film differs from black and white. My Photography Website: http://www.5119phot

  • 02:39 What is Chiaroscuro?

    What is Chiaroscuro?

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    In this episode of Ask David, I answer a question about controlling light and how controlling light well, or poorly, can make or break an image. My Photography Website: http://www.5119photography.com/ Follow me on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+DavidHa

  • 03:49 Outdoor Spirit Telelens for Smartphone Review Teaser

    Outdoor Spirit Telelens for Smartphone Review Teaser

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    The next Round Glass Review will be of the Outdoor Spirit Telelens for Smartphone. I'll be using it on my Moto X and will share the positive and negative aspects of this smartphone dd-on that the marketing materials depict as being simply amazing. This te

  • 04:08 Prevent Image Blur

    Prevent Image Blur

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    In this episode of Ask David I provide some quick and basic tips on prevent motion blur. We also look at what cuases it and how different lenses affect image blur. My Photography Website: http://www.5119photography.com/ Follow me on Google+: https://plus.

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