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Olympus PEN E-PL1 Hybrid DSLR Camera Review!

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The new Olympus PEN E-PL1 hybrid DSLR camera is now available on Amazon for $599.99.  This Olympus E-PL1 camera features interchange-able 4/3 lenses, 720P HD video shooting at 30fps, and probably would be a great digital camera for those of you who don’t want a full-fledged DSLR camera but tired of using point-and-shoot cameras.  Also, you might want to wait around until Samsung NX10

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64GB SanDisk SD Card!

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For those of you who are still on 32GB SD cards and you still have not enough room for all your photos/videos on your digital camera/DSLR, you will be happy to learn that SanDisk just launched their new 64GB SDXC Card with 15MB/s read/write speeds.  This one is actually called “SDXC” so make sure your camera supports “SDXC” beforeh

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Camera Hack – How to Make a Self-Portrait Camera!

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You know, I didn’t realize how simple it is to make a self-portrait camera.  It’s very simple, just attach a small mirror!

Simple and brilliant!

When I thought about how many pictures I have taken of myself while holding the camera at arms length, I realized that a feature that would allow you to see what you’re shooting would actually be pretty darn useful.

The mirror shows exactly what’s in the center of the photo, so as long as I can see a nose or an eye in the mirror when taking a self portrait, I can be pretty sure that the photo wi

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DSLR Hack – How to Make a DSLR Lens Cap Holder!

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You know one of the most frustrating things as a DSLR owner can be losing your lens cap, especially if you have one of those very high end ones where caps can be costly to lose.  Well, you can buy a lens cap holder OR you can learn to make one yourself using just a shampoo bottle, lookee here. (via diyphotography)

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Samsung NX10 Hands-on Review at CES 2010!

The Samsung NX10 is probably one of the best at the show this year, the hybrid DSLR camera is small and light like a point-and-shoot camera while camera lenses can be interchanged using adaptors.

On my hands-on experience, the NX10 provided clearly better experience over existing point-and-shoot cameras such as being able to manipulate the depth of the field. Although I am not a total expert on DSLRs as I have only owned a DSLR camera for 2 months, I think the Samsung NX10 is a great choice for those of you who want something portable than a full-fledged DSLR camera but fall

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DIY Steadicam – How to Make a Steadicam!

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Although I haven’t got around to making a DIY steadicam myself, here’s another good DIY steadicam that could be built using wood and some parts from Home Depot.  Certainly not the aesthetically pleasing but is another great DIY steadicam design without spending hundreds on a Merlin Steadicam.   [

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More Spy Camera Pens!

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Max’s Note – More great spy camera pens!

I think the spy gadgets is a double edged sword. It can help you to manage many things, such as Spy cameras can be used to keep an eye people. You could wear a spy camera wireless camera and you can install them in various settings. For example you can place a disguised spy camera in your office to watch the workforce. Also at your house to keep an eye on the guardian of your children. That’s right, on the other hand, if you use them to peek somebody shower or do something illegal,that’s really not allowed.

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Steadicam DIY – How to Make a Steadicam Camera/Camcorder Stabilizer!

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Last night I couldn’t go to sleep until 3AM (hence some lack of posts today) but I was researching on how to make a camera stabilizer as I wanted to take some action shots with my new Canon EOS 7D camera.

Well, luckily I found like a whole bunch of different ways without having to spend hundreds or thousands on a commercial Merlin Steadicam.

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Digital Camera DIY – How to Make a Camera Rain Protector!

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For those of you looking to shoot photos/videos in the rain (which I did the other day using a grocery plastic bag for my Canon 7D DSLR while shooting BestBuy BlackFriday), you might want to consider some DIY options such as this DIY digital camera rain protector built with sheet metal.  Of course, the DIY needs further improvement for heavier rains or windy rains where the rain falls sideway

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Wireless Radio-based Flash Trigger for Camera

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Max’s Note: Here’s a really good deal for making your existing DSLR flash wireless for just $23.69.  Great deal if you ask me.

This Wireless Flash Trigger is a radio remote system for firing hotshoe or PC-connected flash units wirelessly. It consists of a transmitter and a receiver. The transmitter fits into a camera’s hotshoe and the receiver clips onto the hotshoe base of a battery-powered flash unit. Just turn the receiver on by sliding over the power switch, and then take a photo. That’s it. A radio signal is transmitted from the transmitter to the receiv

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