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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.

Would you pass up the convenience of using one big memory card?
/Digital/Eggs.shtml

Some methods of duplicating film from one medium to another, such as duplicate negative, negative to slide, etc.
/duplicating_film/index.shtml

Quick reference for aperture, shutter speed, and ISO.
/F-Stop_Quick_Reference/F-Stop_Quick_Reference.shtml

Some photographic equipment common sense for beginners.
/What_to_do_with_new_camera/

A fun and wonderful gift idea for kids.
/fun_photo_gift/children.html

User manual for a powerful and extremely flexible photo editing tool.
/Articles/Tips/Gimp%20by%20Examples.php

Choosing a DiCAPac bag can be confusing, this article shows you how.
/myink/ViewPage.php?file=docs/How%20to%20Choose%20a%20DiCAPac%20Underwater%20Case%20for%20Your%20Digital%20Camera.

You don't have to keep an old Windows computer around to run it or throw it away when you upgrade to Windows XP.
/FujiFilm/AS-1.shtml

You don't have to buy a new web cam for Windows XP if you got this one.
/WebCam/IBM_PC_Camera.shtml

The image size effects the para-aesthetics of your photos. Here is how to control it.
/keep_image_file_size_to_50_KB/index.shtml

For Konica cameras.
/Konica/

Tools you can use to capture the smallest details.
/myink/ViewPage.php?file=docs/Macro%20Photography%20Gears

Making sense of the alphabet soup.
/Definitions/Manufacturer_Acronyms.shtml

Setting up a bullet-proof photo storage system.
/Digital/Photo_Storage_Solution.shtml

Explanation to photographic terms.
/Definitions/Photo_Glossary.shtml

A better way to record exposure information without using pen and paper.
/recording_exposure/poor_man.html

Never overwrite your original photographs again.
/Digital/Preserving_Originals/

How many pixels do you really need?
/Digital/ImageQualityPrintSize.html

The significance of different memory types in digital cameras.
/Digital/SDRAM_vs_Flash_Memory.shtml

A painful lesson of shooting in low-resolution JPEG.
/Digital/Shoot_In_RAW_Always.php

Capture lossy or lossless image originals?
/Digital/Shoot_JPEG_or_TIFF.php

For Canon EOS cameras, Canon EF lenses, and Sigma lenses.
/sigma_teleconverter/index.shtml

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

/Sony/DCR-TRV350_Self-Diagnosis_Display.shtml

Error codes and descriptions for Sony DSC-F828 Cyber-shot digital camera.
/Sony/DSC-F828_Self-Diagnosis_Display.shtml

Common sense that some of us don't always think about.
/myink/ViewPage.php?file=docs/Taking%20Notes%20with%20Your%20Digital%20Camera

Various article on photographic techniques.
/Articles/Tips/Techniques.shtml

How I picked my next consumer-level digital camcorder.
/Sony/DCR-HC90.shtml

Some methods of eliminating digital noise.
/removing_noise/

What are all the different storage cards on the market?
/CompactFlash/Types_of_Memory_Cards.shtml

Tips presented in the user forums.
/Articles/Tips/User%20Forum%20Tips.shtml

Long forgotten gems in the AF era.
/Tools/Viewfinder_Screens.shtml

Really? How can cheap equipment be any good?
/Cheap_Equipment/virtues.php

The best place to get equipment without getting cheated.
/where_to_buy_camera/index.shtml

Some reasons for getting an APS camera.
/APS/

An experience that I learnt the hard way.
/Why_use_a_lens_hood/