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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 [...]

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 [...]

Lensbaby Macro

May 19, 2011 // 0 Comments

We  have been on a bit of a macro-photography binge lately. We have done some fun and creative things with the Lensbaby in the past. A recent “ah ha” moment [...]

Nikon P7000 FirstLook

May 18, 2011 // 0 Comments

The Nikon D90 has been our daily workhorse for two years. Prior to that we had been using the D40s. The D40s were light, grab-n-go, take anywhere, cameras. However, they [...]

Sigma 50-500mm zoom FirstUse

April 5, 2011 // 0 Comments

Yesterday’s “Macro at the Mall” write-up got us thinking: wouldn’t it be interesting to follow the macro piece with something from the other end of [...]

Urban Safari : Macro at the Mall

April 4, 2011 // 0 Comments

Taking closeup and macro photos is a lot easier when the air is still. Even a light breeze can set things swaying back and forth, ruining the focus. Waiting for things to [...]

Sigma Zoom “Bigma” FirstLook

March 4, 2011 // 0 Comments

A  long zoom lens is helpful when you can’t, don’t want to, or are otherwise legally restricted from getting too close to your subject. The zoom lens we use on [...]

Slappa HardBody PhotoLocker

September 14, 2010 // 0 Comments

RainyDayPhotography readers know we are VERY particular when it comes to protecting our equipment. We take our gear on the road with us all the time…and some of the [...]

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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