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Fujifilm X100S Accessories: Lens Hood

April 5, 2013 // 0 Comments

The Fujifilm X100S came with a few accessories (lens cap, nylon strap, USB cable). While the lens cap and strap are functional, we felt a camera this beautiful deserved [...]

Urban Safari: Lensbaby in NYC

October 15, 2012 // 0 Comments

We took a FirstLook of the Lensbaby Edge 80 Optic last week and were eager to give it a FirstUse workout. Since we were heading to NYC for an event, we thought we would [...]

New Kata Photo Bags

September 27, 2012 // 0 Comments

While  there is an LCD on the back of most digital cameras, its small size limits its usefulness. So when laptops got smaller and lighter, photographers began bringing them [...]

Lensbaby Composer Pro FirstLook

September 26, 2012 // 0 Comments

The RainyDayPhotography folks have been Lensbaby enthusiats for years. Our first Lensbaby was the 3G. We added the Composer and the Scout lenses to our collection a [...]

Vixen Polarie Setup

March 6, 2012 // 0 Comments

When we went out to L.A. we took with us the Vixen Polarie on the chance that we would have an opportunity to give the Star Tracker a try. For expediency sake, we decided [...]

Vixen Polar Axis Scope: FirstLook

February 8, 2012 // 0 Comments

In early January we posted a FirstLook of the Vixen Polarie Star Tracker. As astrophotography is still a bit of a niche hobby, the number of questions we got about it [...]

Vixen Polarie FirstLook

January 4, 2012 // 0 Comments

Last  Spring we attended our first Northeast Astronomy Forum (NEAF) conference (Day1, Day2, Day3). The conference is an annual gathering of astronomy enthusiats and [...]

Pixeet Panorama Kit FirstUse

November 7, 2011 // 0 Comments

There  are many ways to shoot panoramic images. One way is to take multiple images and stitch them together into a larger photo. That approach is great [...]

Celestial Globe

November 2, 2011 // 0 Comments

The Earth-centric model of the Solar System was first proposed by the Greek astronomer Ptolemy around 150 AD. That logical, but foundationally incorrect, model endured for [...]

Delkin PopUp Shade – InTheWild

September 16, 2011 // 0 Comments

We got the Delkin Shade for our Nikon D40 back in 2008. The Pop-Up shade is a helpful accessory for anyone who likes to check their work via the camera’s LCD, [...]
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