Updated post: what’s that AF-ON button for anyway?

Sunday, February 13th, 2011

I’ve added a brief new section titled “Exposure and AF-ON” to the entry DSLR hint: what’s that AF-ON button for anyway?

DSLR hint: what’s that AF-ON button for anyway?

Wednesday, October 6th, 2010

Somewhat to my surprise, the photography postings in this blog continue to be by far the most popular.  So, here’s another.  This time I want to share some thoughts about careful focusing, and in particular, how and why to use the AF-ON button that’s on some advanced DSLR cameras.  If the camera is capable of […]

Improvements to the posting on saving Nikon D300 and D300s settings

Saturday, May 1st, 2010

The January post titled Nikon D300 hint: saving your settings has been the most popular of the year.  I’ve just updated it with some clarifications to the information about getting back to the camera’s factory default settings.  Follow the link above to see the updated post.

Nikon D300 hint: saving your settings

Sunday, January 31st, 2010

One of the first things that bothered me when I got my Nikon D300 a couple of years ago was:  it’s got all sorts of interesting settings to try, but how can you get back to your usual settings after you’re done experimenting, or after adjusting the camera for some unusual situation?  After trying various […]

Nikon D300s won’t mount as a USB drive

Sunday, October 25th, 2009

(I’ve been intending for some time to start posting more photo-related items.  I just happened to stumble on this surprising tidbit last week.) I’ve come to depend on the fact that pretty much every digital camera I’ve ever used, from small point-n-shoots to high end DSLRs, has allowed me to see the camera’s memory card […]