BACK BUTTON FOCUS A GAME CHANGER

Back Button Focus Using Nikon AF-ON Button

What is Back Button Focus?
Back Button Focus is an alternative method of camera control that separates the functions of shutter release and focus from a single button to two buttons. The shutter release is used solely to activate the shutter and take a picture. The function of focus is transferred to a button on the back of a camera hence the name “Back Button Focus” or “Back Button Autofocus“. Continue ReadingBACK BUTTON FOCUS A GAME CHANGER

Stuck Lens Filter Removal Tool

Stuck Lens Filter Removal Tool   Recently the little woman dropped her Nikon D7000 while it was safely (or so we thought) stored in it’s case. It wasn’t a hard fall so she wasn’t concerned in the least. Unfortunately later that day when she was removing the Nikon D7000 from it’s case she discovered that the protective lens filter was damaged and the glass was loose inside. While disappointed at the loss of a $90 77mm Continue ReadingStuck Lens Filter Removal Tool

Canon Powershot s110 Wifi Setup

Canon PowerShot s110 WiFi Setup The Canon PowerShot s110 WiFi Setup turned out to be a lot more difficult than I had expected. While connecting the Canon PowerShot s110 to my Samsung Galaxy S3 was a breeze connecting to my two computers turned out to be a royal battle. The Windows 8 attempt was a failure that you can read about here. Connecting to my Windows 7 notebook went a little easier with this pdf document Continue ReadingCanon Powershot s110 Wifi Setup

Canon PowerShot S110 WiFi and Windows 8

Canon PowerShot S110 WiFi and Windows 8 Recently I decided I needed to purchase a decent point and shoot camera for my bicycling and fishing adventures. I ended up purchasing the Canon PowerShot S110 here as it seemed like the right camera at the right price. One of the features that attracted me to the Canon PowerShot S110 was the built in WiFi. I like WiFi in a camera as I can just come in Continue ReadingCanon PowerShot S110 WiFi and Windows 8

How to Create a DNG File in Adobe Camera Raw

Recently I decided to get better control of the colors in my images by purchasing the X-RITE COLOR CHECKER PASSPORT. Upon reading the instructions I was a little mystified by the requirements for a .DNG or  DIGITAL NEGATIVE FILE. So I set out and did what anyone else would do I went to YouTube. I found the answer numerous times as part of larger tutorials that were way beyond my memory capacity. I prefer baby Continue ReadingHow to Create a DNG File in Adobe Camera Raw