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Leathinity Camera Strap

June 16, 2011 // 0 Comments

Yesterday, we posted a write-up on a case for our new Nikon P7000 point-n-shoot camera. In the discussion we mentioned that we were not big fans of camera straps because [...]

Nikon P7000 Camera Case

June 15, 2011 // 0 Comments

The  Balda camera below was passed from father-to-son to one of the editors here at RainyDayMagazine. While the camera is over fifty years old, its bellows is light-tight [...]

PED3 Mount

May 20, 2011 // 0 Comments

When  we mentioned that we were looking for an appropriate tripod mount for the iPhone, a few readers pointed us to a couple of possibilities. Of all the suggestions, the [...]

Get-A-Grip FirstLook

May 5, 2011 // 0 Comments

What  is the best way of pickup a telescope that’s the size of a keg of beer? Bear hugging it is our typical approach. While the mounting assistant makes it [...]

NEAF 2011: Wrap up

April 28, 2011 // 0 Comments

This is the final installment of the 2011 NEAF Conference write-ups. It was our first time attending the Expo and it was excellent. We got to meet and chat with like-minded [...]

Meade RCX400 Tripod Comparison

January 20, 2011 // 0 Comments

Yesterday we took a FirstLook at our newly acquired Meade RCX400 Ultra-Stable tripod. Weighing in at close to 60 lbs, this tripod is a beast. However, since it can [...]

Meade RCX400 Tripod

January 19, 2011 // 0 Comments

Bigger is definitely better when it comes to telescope tripods. The main reason is telescopes are very sensitive to vibrations. The sturdier the tripod, the better the [...]

Azio Bluetooth Keyboard

January 11, 2011 // 0 Comments

The  iPad tablet is great for a lot of things. But if you want to create long emails, write articles, or do lots of typing, it might disappoint. We wrote in the past that [...]

Satechi ProGrip: FirstLook

September 13, 2010 // 0 Comments

When we posted our FirstLook of the Yongnuo wireless timer a few weeks ago we got emails from a few readers who told us about Satechi Battery ProGrip. The emails almost [...]

Nikon D90 wireless timer FirstLook

September 2, 2010 // 0 Comments

Time-lapse photography is an interesting way to capture certain types of events. The idea is simple: take a photo every so often to see the progress of something [...]
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