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  • 02:41 Introduction to the Nikon D40, Video 3 of 12 (Diopter Adjustment)

    Introduction to the Nikon D40, Video 3 of 12 (Diopter Adjustment)

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    Nikon's D40 represented the first foray in the true entry-level DSLR market for Nikon. Succeeded by the Nikon D3000-series cameras, the D40 founded Nikon's entry-level DSLR family with strong DNA comprised of good image quality, no-frills usability, and a

  • 01:55 Introduction to the Nikon D40, Video 2 of 12 (SD Card and Battery)

    Introduction to the Nikon D40, Video 2 of 12 (SD Card and Battery)

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    Nikon's D40 represented the first foray in the true entry-level DSLR market for Nikon. Succeeded by the Nikon D3000-series cameras, the D40 founded Nikon's entry-level DSLR family with strong DNA comprised of good image quality, no-frills usability, and a

  • 15:11 Introduction to the Nikon D40, Video 1 of 12 (Overview and Samples)

    Introduction to the Nikon D40, Video 1 of 12 (Overview and Samples)

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    Nikon's D40 represented the first foray in the true entry-level DSLR market for Nikon. Succeeded by the Nikon D3000-series cameras, the D40 founded Nikon's entry-level DSLR family with strong DNA comprised of good image quality, no-frills usability, and a

  • 20:57 Introduction to the Monarch Manufacturing Pikwik Camera

    Introduction to the Monarch Manufacturing Pikwik Camera

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    In the 1940s, Jack Galter created a company that built countless near-identical, quasi-functional toy cameras. This Pikwik camera represents one of those camera types. By switching the shutter and shutter cover plate, Galter's manufacturing company create

  • 10:32 Introduction to the Pentax MV, Video 2 of 2

    Introduction to the Pentax MV, Video 2 of 2

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    Pentax built the MV for one year -- 1979 -- before replacing it with the MV-1. The MV represented Pentax's 35mm SLR with the fewest features and least user control. Designed specifically for people who wanted an SLR supported by good lenses but who would

  • 12:40 Introduction to the Pentax MV, Video 1 of 2

    Introduction to the Pentax MV, Video 1 of 2

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    Pentax built the MV for one year -- 1979 -- before replacing it with the MV-1. The MV represented Pentax's 35mm SLR with the fewest features and least user control. Designed specifically for people who wanted an SLR supported by good lenses but who would

  • 29:36 Introduction to the Olympus OM-2N (OM-2n), Video 2 of 2

    Introduction to the Olympus OM-2N (OM-2n), Video 2 of 2

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    Olympus revealed the OM-2 to the world as a prototype at Photokina in 1974. The OM-2 arrived, over its life, in three key varieties -- the OM-2, the meter-improved OM-2n, and the OM-2s. Of the three, the OM-2n represented the best combination of features,

  • 22:49 Introduction to the Olympus OM-2N (OM-2n), Video 1 of 2

    Introduction to the Olympus OM-2N (OM-2n), Video 1 of 2

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    Olympus revealed the OM-2 to the world as a prototype at Photokina in 1974. The OM-2 arrived, over its life, in three key varieties -- the OM-2, the meter-improved OM-2n, and the OM-2s. Of the three, the OM-2n represented the best combination of features,

  • 26:49 Introduction to the Argus C3 Matchmatic

    Introduction to the Argus C3 Matchmatic

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    Argus' C3 model cameras represent the most-produced American-made camera ever. Made of forged and cast aluminum, bakelite, and generally reliable parts, the Argus C3 bodies largely remain functional and reliable many decades after their construction. Thes

  • 09:41 Sunset Duck Flight: How I Made this Image

    Sunset Duck Flight: How I Made this Image

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  • 51:08 Introduction to the Nikon F3, Video 2 of 2

    Introduction to the Nikon F3, Video 2 of 2

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    Nikon's F3 was the longest-produced professional-level camera Nikon ever released. And with the disposability and ephemera of digital cameras, it will likely hold that record. The F3 outlasted its successors largely because Nikon used many of its componen

  • 32:24 Introduction to the Nikon F3, Video 1 of 2

    Introduction to the Nikon F3, Video 1 of 2

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    Nikon's F3 was the longest-produced professional-level camera Nikon ever released. And with the disposability and ephemera of digital cameras, it will likely hold that record. The F3 outlasted its successors largely because Nikon used many of its componen

  • 00:57 Q2 Trailer

    Q2 Trailer

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  • 24:36 Introduction to the Balda Juwella

    Introduction to the Balda Juwella

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    Balda Werk's Balda Juwella represents, I think, a camera which sought to innovate in a field of 'me-too' 6X9 folding cameras. Outfitted with innumerable minor variations and quite a suite of lens and shutter options, the Juwella was a camera that, during

  • 32:29 Introduction to the Yashica 35 GSN

    Introduction to the Yashica 35 GSN

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    Yashica's Electro 35 GSN represents, perhaps, the pinnacle in rangefinder camera design and construction. The stepless shutter, simply perfect light meter, and super-sharp lens combines to make this camera one of the most easily used, user-friendly camera

  • 02:11 Identifying and Recognizing Lens Fungus

    Identifying and Recognizing Lens Fungus

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    Grab an empty trash can before you watch this video. There's a lot of macro disgusting in here. Fungus spores exist everywhere on every surface on earth. The fingernails you're chewing right now, the bread on your sandwich, the lip of that beer bottle --

  • 00:56 What does the Canon Squeak Sound Like?

    What does the Canon Squeak Sound Like?

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  • 02:45 Using the Canon A-1 in Each Photographic Mode -- PASM

    Using the Canon A-1 in Each Photographic Mode -- PASM

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    I neglected to record this in my original Canon A-1 videos -- a MAJOR oversight on my part. Here is a video showing how to shoot in each of the Canon A-1's photographic modes. Aperture Value -- Set the lens to "A" and adjust the aperture by way of the sel

  • 04:29 Introduction to the Nikon FM10, Video 3 of 3

    Introduction to the Nikon FM10, Video 3 of 3

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    Nikon's FM10, the only entry-level 35mm film camera still being manufactured by one of the major camera makers, represents a return to core 35mm technology -- manual focus, simple metering, and non-electronic lens functionality. The FM10 earns the FM desi

  • 15:38 Introduction to the Nikon FM10, Video 2 of 3

    Introduction to the Nikon FM10, Video 2 of 3

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    Nikon's FM10, the only entry-level 35mm film camera still being manufactured by one of the major camera makers, represents a return to core 35mm technology -- manual focus, simple metering, and non-electronic lens functionality. The FM10 earns the FM desi

  • 14:23 Introduction to the Nikon FM10, Video 1 of 3

    Introduction to the Nikon FM10, Video 1 of 3

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    This video presents a camera overview and provides dtails about the interface. Video 2 provides a detailed overview about how to use the camera and explains what the functions are and how to use them. Video 3 looks at the camera's kit 35-70mm lens. Link t

  • 14:49 Mamiya/Sekor 1000 DTL Video Manual, Video 2 of 2

    Mamiya/Sekor 1000 DTL Video Manual, Video 2 of 2

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    Mamiya introduced the Mamiya/Sekor 1000 DTL at a time when most makers had switched to bayonet-mount cameras. That made this very capable M42 mount seem antiquated by comparison. Ingenuitive and thoughtful, this camera was targeted at entry-level users bu

  • 16:53 Mamiya/Sekor 1000 DTL Video Manual, Video 1 of 2

    Mamiya/Sekor 1000 DTL Video Manual, Video 1 of 2

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    Mamiya introduced the Mamiya/Sekor 1000 DTL at a time when most makers had switched to bayonet-mount cameras. That made this very capable M42 mount seem antiquated by comparison. Ingenuitive and thoughtful, this camera was targeted at entry-level users bu

  • 21:47 Kodak Retina Ia Video Manual

    Kodak Retina Ia Video Manual

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    A prototypical atomic-age camera, the Kodak Retina Ia represented the best of post-war Germany's engineering and manufacturing capabilities. Typical of many high-end camera s that exited Germany during the 1950s, the Retina Ia is marked by fantastic const

  • 19:32 Minolta SRT 102 Video Manual, Video 2 of 2

    Minolta SRT 102 Video Manual, Video 2 of 2

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    The Minolta SRT 102 represents the top-end SRT camera, especially if it includes the MLU switch. These cameras were built to last, though their designs weren't perfect. The optics were good and the bodies reliable. This video provides an in-depth look at

  • 22:24 Minolta SRT 102 Video Manual, Video 1 of 2

    Minolta SRT 102 Video Manual, Video 1 of 2

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    The Minolta SRT 102 represents the top-end SRT camera, especially if it includes the MLU switch. These cameras were built to last, though their designs weren't perfect. The optics were good and the bodies reliable. This video presents a general camera ove

  • 11:18 Nikon F Video Manual, Video 3 of 3

    Nikon F Video Manual, Video 3 of 3

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    Nikon, in 1959, revolutionized the SLR industry and, writ large, professional and consumer photography. The Nikon F represented nothing short of a paradigm shift in photography and, to that end, is one of the most important camera designs ever released to

  • 18:36 Nikon F Video Manual, Video 2 of 3

    Nikon F Video Manual, Video 2 of 3

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    Nikon, in 1959, revolutionized the SLR industry and, writ large, professional and consumer photography. The Nikon F represented nothing short of a paradigm shift in photography and, to that end, is one of the most important camera designs ever released to

  • 15:47 Nikon F Video Manual, Video 1 of 3

    Nikon F Video Manual, Video 1 of 3

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    Nikon, in 1959, revolutionized the SLR industry and, writ large, professional and consumer photography. The Nikon F represented nothing short of a paradigm shift in photography and, to that end, is one of the most important camera designs ever released to

  • 07:57 Sea & Sea Motor Marine MX-10 Video Manual, Video 2 of 2

    Sea & Sea Motor Marine MX-10 Video Manual, Video 2 of 2

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    Sea and Sea's Motor Marine MX-10, on land, is unremarkable. Underwater, it is a simply used and reliable camera for novice underwater photographers. Sure it has limited capabilities, but it has a lot of heart and can cover most underwater photographic nee

  • 10:36 Sea & Sea Motor Marine MX-10 Video Manual, Video 1 of 2

    Sea & Sea Motor Marine MX-10 Video Manual, Video 1 of 2

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    Sea and Sea's Motor Marine MX-10, on land, is unremarkable. Underwater, it is a simply used and reliable camera for novice underwater photographers. Sure it has limited capabilities, but it has a lot of heart and can cover most underwater photographic nee

  • 01:17 Recognizing Moisture Residue on Internal Lens Elements

    Recognizing Moisture Residue on Internal Lens Elements

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    Improper lens care results in myriad creative ways to destroy a camera lens. This video shows you how to recognize a lens that has been in an overly humid environment or which, for someone other reason, has had moisture reach the inside lens elements. Thi

  • 00:53 Identifying Insignificant Lens Dust

    Identifying Insignificant Lens Dust

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    Lens resellers will often boast about how their lenses have no internal dust. Well, some internal dust has no affect on image quality. In fact, lenses often leave the factory with some amount of internal dust. If someone is selling a number of lenses with

  • 01:43 Identifying Lens Haze and Understanding Why it's Bad

    Identifying Lens Haze and Understanding Why it's Bad

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    Lens haze comes from numerous sources -- dust within a lens, grease or adhesive off-gassing, and even poor lens mechanics using super glue or other high-volatile glues. Those glues also off-gas and release a sticky, cloudy vapor that coats lens elements.

  • 07:03 How to Clean a Digital Camera's Sensor

    How to Clean a Digital Camera's Sensor

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    We all paid a lot of money for our DSLR camera bodies. So dust on an image can be a disappointment. Sensor dust, unlike lens dust, necessarily leads to image quality loss, unsightly image spots, and added work in post. This video presents a process for dr

  • 02:21 Estate Sale 8mm Video 1

    Estate Sale 8mm Video 1

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    Last year I picked up a stack of old 8mm and 16mm videos from an estate sale store. I was told, and some papers in the box corroborated, that these videos came from the estate of General Charles Bonesteel III. I don't know if all of these videos were from

  • 03:29 Estate Sale 8mm Video 6

    Estate Sale 8mm Video 6

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    Last year I picked up a stack of old 8mm and 16mm videos from an estate sale store. I was told, and some papers in the box corroborated, that these videos came from the estate of General Charles Bonesteel III. I don't know if all of these videos were from

  • 07:45 Estate Sale 8mm Video 7

    Estate Sale 8mm Video 7

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    Last year I picked up a stack of old 8mm and 16mm videos from an estate sale store. I was told, and some papers in the box corroborated, that these videos came from the estate of General Charles Bonesteel III. I don't know if all of these videos were from

  • 00:35 Estate Sale 8mm Video 3

    Estate Sale 8mm Video 3

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    Last year I picked up a stack of old 8mm and 16mm videos from an estate sale store. I was told, and some papers in the box corroborated, that these videos came from the estate of General Charles Bonesteel III. I don't know if all of these videos were from

  • 04:24 Estate Sale 8mm Video 4

    Estate Sale 8mm Video 4

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    Last year I picked up a stack of old 8mm and 16mm videos from an estate sale store. I was told, and some papers in the box corroborated, that these videos came from the estate of General Charles Bonesteel III. I don't know if all of these videos were from

  • 01:06 Estate Sale 8mm Video 5

    Estate Sale 8mm Video 5

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    Last year I picked up a stack of old 8mm and 16mm videos from an estate sale store. I was told, and some papers in the box corroborated, that these videos came from the estate of General Charles Bonesteel III. I don't know if all of these videos were from

  • 10:44 Estate Sale 8mm Video 2

    Estate Sale 8mm Video 2

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    Last year I picked up a stack of old 8mm and 16mm videos from an estate sale store. I was told, and some papers in the box corroborated, that these videos came from the estate of General Charles Bonesteel III. I don't know if all of these videos were from

  • 01:34 $10 Lens Cleaning Go Kit

    $10 Lens Cleaning Go Kit

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    Lenses get dirty on the job all the time. There are pre-assembled kits for lens cleaning with all these components, but they're typically about twice as expensive as buying everything yourself. This video shows what parts are needed for a lens cleaning ki

  • 09:36 Dry and Wet Lens Cleaning Tutorial

    Dry and Wet Lens Cleaning Tutorial

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    We use our lenses and demand much of them. The front elements, especially, can be splashed with rain, mud, and sweat; bumped by hands, elbows, and dog noses; or dirtied by myriad other terrible and creative destructive forces. Addressed when you return ho

  • 01:48 Pavel Saves a Seagull -- Real Life Hero

    Pavel Saves a Seagull -- Real Life Hero

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    A crowd had gathered under a tree. A seagull with some fishing line wrapped around its foot had gotten the line stuck on a tree branch and dangled helplessly beneath the branch. When I arrive, someone named Pavel had already climbed the tree and was using

  • 03:11 How a Rangefinder Camera's Focusing Mechanism Works

    How a Rangefinder Camera's Focusing Mechanism Works

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    Rangefinder focusing mechanisms are beautiful pieces of mechanical engineering. This video explains, first, parallax and, second, the basic mechanics behind a rangefinder's focusing mechanism. My Photography Website: http://www.5119photography.com/ My Blo

  • 13:54 Minolta XG1 Video Manual, Video 2 of 2

    Minolta XG1 Video Manual, Video 2 of 2

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    Minolta's XG1 (later the XG-1) was an introductory-grade model with many well thought out features and design elements. Not a common camera and often overlooked, the XG1 is a very user friendly body capable of growing photographically with a user from beg

  • 11:34 Minolta XG1 Video Manual, Video 1 of 2

    Minolta XG1 Video Manual, Video 1 of 2

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    Minolta's XG1 (later the XG-1) was an introductory-grade model with many well thought out features and design elements. Not a common camera and often overlooked, the XG1 is a very user friendly body capable of growing photographically with a user from beg

  • 04:30 Quickly Protect Your Camera in the Rain

    Quickly Protect Your Camera in the Rain

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    A few people have asked how to protect their cameras in the rain. This video shows some emergency methods for camera protection that you can use to help protect your camera if you're caught in the rain. These approaches will protect you, variously, in dri

  • 23:50 No Audio 1970s Concert Recording (W.A. Palmer Films)

    No Audio 1970s Concert Recording (W.A. Palmer Films)

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    I picked up some 16mm movies at an estate sale shop. They were from W.A. Palmer Films, Inc, a San Francisco production company that ceased operations sometime in the 1980s, I believe. The movies had no audio track, unfortunately, because I have no idea wh

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