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Posts that deal with reviews of new tech, games and consoles.

Buying a refurbished lens

I needed a better walkaround birding lens to use in wet weather. I like to have my camera and lens tucked inside my raincoat so that when a photographic opportunity presents itself, I can bring out the camera and take … Continue reading

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The Amazing Nikon D500

As the title implies, I have a new Nikon D500. Now with upwards of 5000 images, I can report that this is a groundbreaking camera for wildlife and bird photography. I had read reviews that the D500 was incredible and … Continue reading

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Nikon D3300

I have been fortunate to be able to purchase the Nikon D3300 DSLR kit from Costco. It contains the camera body, an 18-55MM F/3.5-5.6G VR II and a 55-200MM F/4-5.6G VR II Lens along with a 32GB SD Card, Rugged Nylon … Continue reading

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Canon Powershot G16 vs G15

I have had the opportunity to compare the Canon Powershot G16 vs G15 cameras.  Both produce excellent images with stunning colors. Both have an extensive lineup of features allowing considerable control over image taking and image processing in camera. The G16 … Continue reading

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Examining the latest tech in digital photography

I am always interested in learning what the newest technologies are being introduced for modern digital photography so I make it a habit to read all the information that I can get on the latest cameras and software. We are … Continue reading

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The Xbox One Just Beat the PlayStation 4 for the First Time in Months

This is the headline today and I predicted it. Here’s what I think is going on. First, Microsoft lowered the price by $50 to $350 which is a very good deal. In bundles, you can get a couple of decent … Continue reading

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So I gave up on Destiny

I played the Playstation 3 version of the game over a few days and found it very frustrating.  Clearly, this game is meant to be played by a group of players who are friends in the PS network. I did … Continue reading

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Dell U2713HM WQHD ultragraphics monitor

I recently upgraded to this 27″ monitor for AutoCAD and Lightroom work. Initially, it would not go past 1080p resolution which is what I had previously on my 23″ HP monitor. The specs said that the monitor would do this … Continue reading

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GamerGate and it’s original meaning has been lost.

We are know about the sad events and statements on Twitter over women in gaming and that these come from the #Gamergate hastag.  While I am totally repulsed by these and fully support a vastly increased balance for females in … Continue reading

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Finally some sense about Destiny

Update: Rory Appleton of the Fresno Bee says that Destiny was not created for the current adult gamer as evidenced by it’s Teen rating. The first one of those to be given to a First Person Shooter in a decade. … Continue reading

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