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EXO Labs: Camera Stand

April 14, 2014 // 0 Comments

We  don’t collect rocks, but we do have a large rock collection, and a rather well-organized one at that. Here are  some of the boxes from the collection. They are [...]

Cullmann Flexx System

March 10, 2014 // 0 Comments

When  setting up the Cactus LV5 for our FirstUse review, we looked at tripods we thought might be suitable to pair with its laser trigger. We have a lot of tripod options [...]

Cactus LV5 Laser Trigger FirstLook

March 3, 2014 // 0 Comments

We  first looked at laser triggers last Summer. These devices have enabled photographers to bring us into a world that moves too fast for our eyes to see. The [...]

EXO Labs: Focus Custom Case

February 7, 2014 // 0 Comments

As  most readers know, we love to take our gear out into the wild. When we first saw the Exo Labs’ Focus camera kit, we recognized that it was a very cool piece of [...]

Urban Safari : Snowy Eagle on Plum Island

January 10, 2014 // 1 Comment

Now  that a Bald Eagle in Boston is no longer news, how about seeing a Snowy Owls on Plum Island? A Snowy Owl sighting is somewhat more likely than glimpsing a Bald [...]

Questar Tristand FirstUse

September 23, 2013 // 0 Comments

We posted a FirstLook of the Tristand a few weeks ago. We have been wanting to take the tripod out for its FirstUse, but the New England weather has not been cooperative. [...]

Meade ETX-90EC FirstLook

October 16, 2012 // 0 Comments

Buying a telescope is tricky. It is tempting to start off with an inexpensive telescope (say, a $50 one) to see if astronomy is a pursuit worth pursuing, but that is exactly [...]

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 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 [...]

Urban Safari: Backyard Adventures

July 1, 2011 // 0 Comments

A  bright red cardinal has been visiting the bird feeder in the RainyDayGarden these past few weeks. For days, we have been stalking this elusive visitor, but despite our [...]
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