Author Archives: Andrew Sabai

Under the Ice Under the River

Yesterday I took a little photography trip down to a favorite creek of mine, but I also made a stop at the Waupaca River, not far from where I grew up.  The Waupaca River is a mid-sized trout stream with … Continue reading

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Watson Duo Battery Charger

Quick 2021 update. After five years of regular use the Watson Duo chargers is still working good and all the below is still accurate. The Watson Duo LCD Battery Charger is a great device for reducing the clutter of many … Continue reading

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Toyo 120 Roll Film Back for 4×5 Large Format Cameras

The Utility of 120 Roll Film Holders for Large Format Few products in photography look as amazing as large format transparency, whether it be 4×5 inches or even larger.  Even large color or black and white negatives bring a sense … Continue reading

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Sony Camera LCD Screen Problem

Some Sony cameras, such as the a65, a77 have a problem with the lcd screen protector detaching from the rest of the screen. It leaves what looks like nasty scratches, and bubbles that can make the screen difficult to see. Continue reading

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Nikon SB-50DX and Nikon SB 30 Speedlights

A few  interesting flashes were introduced at the end of the film era, and the tip of the dslr revolution, the SB 50DX and SB 30.  While these flash units are no longer fully compatible with recent dslr’s by Nikon … Continue reading

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Sony Alpha 580 Vertical Grip – Cheap

The Sony a580 is a great dslr camera, but like most cameras it can be made easier to hold with a vertical grip.  A vertical grip usually does at least three things.  It makes the camera easier to hold for … Continue reading

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Watson Rapid Battery Charger For CR123a and CR2

Compact lithium batteries such as the CR123a and the CR2 contain a great deal of power, and take up less room electronics, allowing the devices to be smaller, and less bulky.  However, they can be expensive and sometimes difficult to … Continue reading

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Nikon Lite Touch Zoom

It is an old, and at the time of introduction it was a relatively inexpensive, no frills point and shoot film camera, so why bother reviewing it when the digital photography revolution has long been since one and digital is … Continue reading

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Lake Time Lapse Video

  This time lapse video was taken with a GoPro Hero 3+ camera in its water proof housing for easy mounting on a MeFoto tripod.  .  The video begins at 9:16 am and runs to 11:05 am.  This video then, … Continue reading

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The ins and outs of the Cable Release

The cable release or shutter release was once a required piece of every serious photographer’s gear.  It is was and is the most important accessory to the tripod to ensure razor-sharp images.   Today cable releases have been largely replaced by … Continue reading

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