Walk About Camera Good For Falls And Going Overboard

This little camera is waterproof and can take a fall from 7 feet. Has built-in WiFi and GPS.

Price seems about right too.

Check it out at Amazon and B&H Photo Video.

It’s A Phone With A 1″ Sensor and Leica Lens. For Real!

Panasonic Packs a Whopping 1-Inch Sensor and Leica Lens In Its Lumix CM1 Smartphone!

CM1It’s an Android smartphone with a really cool camera. It’s aoly available in Germany and France so as always we wait, and wait, and wait.

OK Nikon and Canon lets get your act together and gives us something similar but better. Right? Better?

Here’s the story

Tidbits For June 2014

June 19, 2014

Need A New Camera For The Summer?

Time Magazine’s LightBox web site is recommending it’s selections for the best camera for all things Summer. Learn More.

June 11, 2014

Maybe One Lens Is Really All You Need

Here is a story on using just one general purpose zoom lens for the majority, 97%, or your photography. I used one lens, 35mm on a Nikon F, for decades during my film days. Now it’s a 18mm-55mm Nikon kit lens. If you can’t get the photo you want with one of these standard zooms then buying a bigger, longer zoom will do nothing for the quality of your work. Learn More

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS25 Digital Camera with 16GB SD Card and Case

This digital camera kit is on-sale at Amazon for $121.99. Deal of the Day: Over 60% Off the Panasonic Lumix ZS25 Digital Camera. Get the Panasonic Lumix ZS25 digital camera for $109.99–over 60% off the list price–in Amazon’s Deal of the Day. Or buy it bundled with a memory card and case for only $121.99, also over 60% off. These offers are valid today only, June 11, 2014, and while supplies last. Learn more

Sony NEX-6 On Sale At Amazon

Deal of the Day
Raise your photography to the next level with NEX-6, a remarkably compact interchangeable-lens camera loaded with big camera features. From the distinctive dials on top to the large APS-C image sensor inside, you’ll feel that special sense of quality and… read more$899.99 $549.99 (39% off)

Attention: This is a special sale and is good for today only. I will remove this post when sale is over.

Update: This camera is also available at B&H for the same reduced price. In other words B&H will match Amazon as long as Amazon has it’s sale on the Sony Nex-6.

Tidbits For April 2014

April 10, 2014 Is the web site safe from the heartbleed bug in RSS?

Here’s a web page that will test a web site for you. It also has info on the heartbleed danger.

I advise you to FIRST visit this site and test any websites that you may use!

>> http://filippo.io/Heartbleed/

April 10, 2014: Nikon Announces New Coolpix Android camera with WiFi.

Nikon Coolpix S810c

Nikon Coolpix S810c

My only comment is: What took them so long?

>> http://www.dpreview.com/news/2014/04/10/nikon-coolpix-s810c-with-android-continues-connectivity-trend

Tidbits For August 2013

This is something I started back in May. I will do one a month but with a twist. I’ll continue to add tidbits to this one page for the entire month.

August 6, 2013

New Camera Announcement

From Shutterbug Magazine: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced the launch of the GALAXY NX, the first 3G/4G LTE Connected Compact System Camera (CSC). The GALAXY NX combines cutting edge optical performance with connectivity capabilities and a galaxy of applications based on the Android eco-system. The result is a new type of connected device that allows users to turn their experiences into a story that can be instantly shared with anyone they choose, from wherever they might be, in amazing color and outstanding detail. Read more about this camera here:http://www.shutterbug.com/content/galaxy-nx

Also at B and H Photo Video.

August 5, 2013


There is an interesting new Web site. It’s called Photo Help Desk. It’s managed by one person and it just started so I can’t give any kind of review.

It’s up to you. Here is the link: www.photohelpdesk.com.

Tidbits For July 2013

This is something I started in May. I will do one a month but with a twist. I’ll continue to add tidbits to this one page for the entire month.

July 17, 2013

LR Database Organization

Here’s a post that talks about common mistakes when organizing your photos in LR (Lightroom.) Well according to the author of the post they’re mistakes but maybe for the rest of us they may not be. The one mistake he lists is organizing your photos by date. Boy did this one result in mucho comments. If you read the post then for sure read the comments.

The post is here.

July 10, 2013


Try this once a day for relief from tech overload.

And be sure to hold the mouse pointer over the comic for ever more relief.

July 10, 2013

Canon PowerShot A2300

Today only, save over 55% on the Canon PowerShot A2300. This camera boasts a 16-megapixel image sensor, Canon’s DIGIC 4 image processor, 5x optical zoom, and a 28mm wide-angle lens for capturing your favorite memories. It also allows for 720p HD video recording with a dedicated… read more
$139.00 $59.00 (58% off)

Remember this is today only!

July 8, 2013

Flickr For The Club

I still have write my report for Sunday’s Beginning Digital Photography SIG but to get you started visit a new Flickr account for NOCCC. Like SkyDrive it will have all the photos I took at the meeting. I’m also hoping to do some other stuff with Flickr. I’ve just started using Flickr so it will be slow going in the beginning.

The NOCCC Flickr account is here: www.flickr.com/photos/noccc-photos

July 3, 2013

Photographing Fireworks.

Kinda’ obvious what the subject of the first tidbit for July would be. Fireworks! Here’s one article on the subject.