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APS Picture Quality Information Exchange (IX) Magnetic Code
Explaination of the PQIX magnetic coding on the APS films and on the back of prints.

Battery Capacity Conversion
Shows you how to convert between Wh and mAh.

Camera Phone
Tips related to camera phones.

Canon EOS D30 Error Codes
Description and remedy for operational problems.

Canon EOS D60 Error Codes
For Canon EOS D60, 10D, and 300D (Digital Rebel) digital cameras.
Description and remedy for operational problems.

Cheap Alternatives to Disposable Cameras
Digital, PC, and Film Cameras for $20 or less that you can re-use over and over again to help you save the environment.

Cleaning Point-and-Shoot Lens
How to clean the hard-to-reach lens element without destroying your camera.

dcraw by example
User manual for a powerful and extremely flexible raw converter.

Digital Video
Tips related to digital camcorder, computers, etc.

Differences Between 8mm Tapes
Technical differences between various grades of Metal Particle and Metal Evaporative tapes.

Different Shutter Lags for Different Cameras
Shutter lags can effect the final photograph.

Don't Put All Your Eggs in One Basket
Would you pass up the convenience of using one big memory card?

Duplicating Film
Some methods of duplicating film from one medium to another, such as duplicate negative, negative to slide, etc.

F-Stop Quick Reference
Quick reference for aperture, shutter speed, and ISO.

For Newbies: What to do first once you got your new camera equipment
Some photographic equipment common sense for beginners.

Fun Photographic Gift for Children
A fun and wonderful gift idea for kids.

Gimp by Examples
User manual for a powerful and extremely flexible photo editing tool.

How to Choose a DiCAPac Underwater Case for Your Digital Camera?
Choosing a DiCAPac bag can be confusing, this article shows you how.

How to get the FujiFilm Advantix Image-Scanner AS-1 Filmscan-it to work with Windows XP
You don't have to keep an old Windows computer around to run it or throw it away when you upgrade to Windows XP.

How to get the IBM PC Camera to work with Windows XP
You don't have to buy a new web cam for Windows XP if you got this one.

How to keep image file size down to 50 KB
The image size effects the para-aesthetics of your photos. Here is how to control it.

How to obtain instruction manual for Konica cameras?
For Konica cameras.

Macro Photography Gears
Tools you can use to capture the smallest details.

Manufacturer's Acronyms
Making sense of the alphabet soup.

Photo Storage Solution
Setting up a bullet-proof photo storage system.

Photographer's Glossary
Explanation to photographic terms.

Poor Man's Way of Recording Exposure
A better way to record exposure information without using pen and paper.

Preserving Your JPEG/TIFF Originals
Never overwrite your original photographs again.

Print Size vs. Image Quality Comparison Charts
How many pixels do you really need?

SDRAM vs. Flash Memory
The significance of different memory types in digital cameras.

Shoot in RAW, Always!
A painful lesson of shooting in low-resolution JPEG.

Shoot JPEG or TIFF?
Capture lossy or lossless image originals?

Sigma Teleconverter Compatibility
For Canon EOS cameras, Canon EF lenses, and Sigma lenses.

Sony DCR-TRV350 Self-Diagnosis Display
For Sony CCD-TRV118, CCD-TRV318, CCD-TRV418, DCR-TRV150, DCR-TRV250, DCR-TRV350, DCR-TRV351 camcorders.
Handycam error codes and descriptions.

Sony DSC-F828 Self-Diagnosis Display
Error codes and descriptions for Sony DSC-F828 Cyber-shot digital camera.

Taking Notes with Your Digital Camera
Common sense that some of us don't always think about.

Various article on photographic techniques.

The Road to Sony DCR-HC90 MiniDV Handycam
How I picked my next consumer-level digital camcorder.

Tips on removing noise from digital image
Some methods of eliminating digital noise.

Types of Memory Cards
What are all the different storage cards on the market?

User Forum Tips
Tips presented in the user forums.

Viewfinder Screens
Long forgotten gems in the AF era.

Virtues of Cheap Equipment
Really? How can cheap equipment be any good?

Where to buy cameras?
The best place to get equipment without getting cheated.

Why get an APS camera?
Some reasons for getting an APS camera.

Why I always use a lens hood
An experience that I learnt the hard way.