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Fender Stratocaster

When you hear “rock and roll” coupled with “guitar” you often will picture a Fender Stratocaster (or “Strat”) in your mind.  After all, Leo Fender’s invention has been used by so many of music’s greats that it’s hard to keep track of all of them! Leo Fender first broke into the […]

Samsonite luggage

The Samsonite Corp., which produces Samsonite luggage, began in Colorado in March of 1910 as the Shwayder Trunk Manufacturing Company. Owner and operator Jesse Shwayder began the company with $3500 of his own money. The first year of business took most of his $3500 in seed money. He borrowed money […]

Olympus E-510

The Olympus E-510 was released in 2007 and it follows the four thirds lens format.  Some of the ways you can now stabilize your images are with the Sensor Shift Image Stabilization, Supersonic Wave Drive, and Autofocus settings.  The Sensor Shift Image Stabilization will all but eliminate blur from your […]

Four thirds Camera system

When shopping for professional digital SLR cameras, you may see some that advertise the Four Thirds camera System as a selling point. But what exactly is that? The key to understanding the four-thirds system is that it is not a feature or a type of technology, but an industry standard. […]

Full Frame digital cameras

Full Frame digital cameras , are cameras which have an image sensor that is the same shape and size as 35mm film frame that has been the photography standard for decades . The image sensor behind the lens in the camera , actually captures the image when you open the […]

Nikon D80

The Nikon D80 was a mid-range professional digital single lens reflex cameras released by Nikon in August 2006 .  At a maximum resolution of 10.2 mega pixels, the model has little degradation from small print to large print.  The pentaprism viewfinder comes with .94x magnification, so you no longer need […]

Olympus E420

One of the smallest DSLRS available is the Olympus E420. It weighs in at about 13.4 ounces.It is pocket sized at just 5.1×3.6×2.1 inches.. Face Detection and Autofocus with Live View are two of the powerful features this camera holds.  These two, when used together are a force not to […]

Nikon D60

Nikon released the Nikon D60 in 2008 .  This is a digital SLR (single lens reflex) that offered the consumer a great little SLR at a decent price.. The Nikon D60 will fit comfortably in your hands with the ergonomic build and compact body style.  This camera is built for […]

Nikon D300

Termed one of two flagships of DX technology, the Nikon D300 was one of the leading cameras in digital photography.  Built for the professional in mind, this model took creativity and function to a whole new level. Nikon invented the DX-format and CMOS image sensors for high-level performance  to allow […]

Collecting gold coins

Collecting gold coins has been a fun and profitable hobby for people over many years. Naturally , picking a winner helps, so basics like buying from reputable suppliers, checking the products regularly, buying at the right price, are important. The price for a particular gold coin might vary a bit […]