Archive for September, 2008

09
Sep
08

SB-400 Flash for Nikon D40!

After taking some pictures lately, I realized my indoor pictures more or less sucked. I did some reading, and found some good reviews on a relatively inexpensive flash unit: the Nikon SB-400.

I actually placed an order for it on Amazon on Sunday night, but for some unexplained reason, they decided to cancel my order. Since I had to drive to Huntsville today for classes, I made a trip over to Wolf Camera. It wasn’t much more expensive, and they let me play around with it for a while, so I decided to go ahead and purchase it. This worked out well for me, since I am basically too impatient to wait on shipping.

Another thing I’d been looking for was a remote shutter control, so that I wouldn’t have to rely on self-timer, and they happened to have one of those there as well!

So far, from shooting with it a little while, I can already tell a drastic difference in image quality. Here’s a shot I took of my nephew Caleb with it today:

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04
Sep
08

When In Doubt, Choose Both!

Expand You're Your Wireless World

I saw this label at Circuit City today, for a Gateway M6866 laptop. I wonder how something like this made it past any sort of proofreading?

Apologies for the terrible photo, it’s from my phone.