Author Archives: Andrew Sabai

Nikon Coolpix P50 Gallery

The Nikon Coolpix P50 was a little point-and-shoot digital camera from the early 2000s. I got to use one when I worked for the DNR on habitat survey projects. It was a great camera for the job. For personal use, … Continue reading

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Nikon 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5 AF D Gallery

The Nikkor 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5 AF D full-frame Nikon F mount ultrawide angle zoom lens, is now discontinued. I got the lens because of the loss of wide angle due to the APC crop on my Nikon D100, and I was … Continue reading

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Sony SLT a65v Long-term Impressions

I was frequently pleased with the quality of the images from my Sony SLT-A65. This camera was with me all the time, and when not around my neck was hiding in a Pelican case at the bottom of my boat … Continue reading

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Sony a mount 75-300mm-f4.5-5.6 Lens Review

There are numerous lenses out there in the 75-300mm range built to various quality standards. This Sony 75-300 mm F4.5-5.6, built for its alpha dslr cameras is of the quality you would expect at its price point. The resolution and … Continue reading

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Sigma 150-500mm Lens Review

Back in the day I bought a massive Sigma 150-500 mm f 5-6.3 telephoto zoom lens to help me with a project I was working on to help create nesting habitat for a locally endangered bird, the common tern. The … Continue reading

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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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