Been Updated Today
31 December 2005, Saturday
Updates to D200 pages. Added links at bottom of second performance page to a bizarre vertical striping seen by some amateurs. I've never seen it in 2,000 shots I've made on three D200s.
30 December 2005, Friday
29 December 2005, Thursday
Updates to D200 page.
28 December 2005, Wednesday
New section at bottom of Backup page.
Minor updates to 12 - 24 mm page.
27 December 2005, Tuesday
26 December 2005, Monday
Updates to 18 - 200 VR review. FUN LENS!!!!
Christmas Day, 2005
23 December 2005, Friday
My 18 - 200 VR arrived today and I started adding performance info.
Constant updates to D200 performance pages.
22 December 2005, Thursday
Minor update: Nikon D50
21 December 2005, Wednesday
NEW: Camera Bags
Ongoing: Nikon D200 updates all day.
20 December 2005, Tuesday
NEW: The Seven levels of Photographers - in Dutch!
19 December 2005, Monday
My personal Nikon D200 just showed up! I'll be adding heavily to my users guide and review these next few days.
17 December 2005, Saturday
Rewrote most of Nikkor 18 - 55 page. I love this cheap lens!
Added to Nikkor 12 - 24 mm page.
Updated Memory page.
Added a link to Nikon's soft case for the D50.
16 December 2005, Friday
Added more to the Nikkor 18 - 55 page. I like this cheap lens!
15 December 2005, Thursday
Added a source to Cleaning page.
Added new lot numbers to Nikon DSLR battery recall.
Added to 10.5mm fisheye review.
14 December 2005, Wednesday
First day back at an internet connection in over a week.
New: Travel Photo Tips from Maui. It has a shot from each day with detailed tips on how I got them. I worked on it each day, but since I never found an internet connection I wasn't able to uplink it for you until I returned.
Added another reason to Why Pros Use Mac: great included fonts.
Minor update to Nikkor 55 - 200mm page.
07 - 13 December 2005: Photo Trip to Hawaii
Away photographing in Maui, Hawaii.
06 December 2005, Tuesday
NEW: Tamron 11 -18 mm test.
05 December 2005, Monday
Added distortion measurements to Canon 10 - 22 mm lens report. This lens is great!
Updated and added a camera to my Holiday Camera Guide.
Started (unpublished) review of Tamron 11 - 18 mm.
03 December 2005, Saturday
Minor update to Cleaning lenses and CCDs.
02 December 2005, Friday
Update to Apple Aperture.
Minor update to Backup Software and Techniques.
Lots of little tweaks everywhere.
01 December 2005, Thursday
Updated ColorVision Spyder color calibrator review to reflect its new software.
Minor update to Minolta Multi PRO scanner software.
30 November 2005, Wednesday
Minor revision to 4 x 5 cameras.
29 November 2005, Tuesday
Complety re-wrote and updated Backup Software and Techniques.
Updated Nikon D200 vs. Canon 5D. Popular Photography, on the bottom of the second column of page 70 of the December, 2005 issue says that at ISO 1,600 that the D2X and the D50 have BETTER noise performance than the 5D. Oh well.
28 November 2005, Monday
Updated 180/2.8 Nikkor AF review.
Added more reasons Why Pros Use Mac.
Minor update to Computer Recommendations.
Fixed dead links on Epson 1640 page.
26 November 2005, Saturday
25 November 2005, Friday
Updates to Apple Displays
20 November 2005, Monday
19 November 2005, Saturday
Addition to Panorama Software page.
Minor update to Why Sensors Aren't Going to Double Each 18 Months
18 November 2005, Friday
Minor update to Canon S80 page, now that it's shipping.
New: BMW Motorcycle News page.
17 November 2005, Thursday
Added to Panorama Software page.
Updates to Computer Recommendation pages.
Small addition to Depth-of-Field Preview Button page
15 - 16 November 2005, Tuesday and Wednesday
New: Schneider 47 mm XL lens review.
14 November 2005, Monday
Added more to Panorama Software page.
Added photo to Brooks Veriwide page.
Aded new link in Apple Aperture Software review.
Added new Mercedes SL600 page.
updated SL500 vs. 540i page.
11 November 2005, Friday
New: Apple Aperture Software review.
New: Macro Photography page.
Added direct link to replacement request from my EN-EL3 battery recall page
Updated D200 pages.
Removed typo from N75 page.
Updated BMW 540i design flaws.
10 November 2005, Thursday
New: Nikon R1C1 macro flash page.
Updated 2007 Mercedes S-Klasse sedan engines.
09 November 2005, Wednesday
New: 80-200mm f/4 AI-s page. Also minor updates to the other tele zoom pages.
Updated 18 - 200 VR page.
Numerous updates to D200 pages.
Added new items to Panoramic Stitching Software page.
Updated 70 - 210 D page.
Added new links to Nikon, Japan's lens info pages, which includes MTFs.
Added info on 2007 Mercedes S-Klasse sedan engines
04 - 08 November 2005, Friday - Tuesday
Out shooting in Santa Barbara, California.
03 November 2005, Thursday
02 November 2005, Wednesday
New: Exposure. I can't believe you folks never asked!
01 November 2005, Tuesday
Nikon announces the D200. I re-wrote the entire review and split it into seven pages.
Nikon also announced the 18-200, and I re-wrote the review.
Updated Nikon D50 review.
31 October 2005, Monday, Halloween
Added some newly conjured features to the Nikon D200 page.
Added battery comparison to SB600 vs. SB800 page.
Candlelight vigil awaiting the D200's announcement.
28 October 2005, Friday
Added latest specs to Nikon D200 page.
27 October 2005, Thursday
Added links to Casio's new firmware for EX-Z750 and EX-S500 cameras. I updated both of my own little cameras easily.
Read a ton of your email. Emails really slow me down.
26 October 2005, Wednesday
I see the first real looking D200 photos posted on an anonymous site supposedly leaked from Nikon UK. Also see photos of new 18 - 200 mm AFS-VR f/3.5 - 5.6G, SU-800 Remote Commander and SB-R200 remote macro flash.
Fall Color report updated
25 October 2005, Tuesday
Fall Color report updated
Cleaning house: put my Eiki LC-X1UA professional data projector up for sale.
Slight update to 540 bs SL500 page
20 - 24 October 2005, Friday - Monday
In Phoenix, Tempe and Sedona photographing.
19 October 2005, Wednesday
Working on unpublished 47XL page
Added to Center Filter page.
18 October 2005, Tuesday
New addition to film vs. digital page here in response to a slew of hate mail
Minor corrections to D70, D70s SB600 and SB800 pages
Broke humongeous Mercedes SL500 page into ten smaller ones (unpublished pending proofreading)
17 October 2005, Monday NEWS: Rain in San Diego!
Brand-new page on Center Filters.
Reading your email.
Updated BMW 5-Series history.
16 October 2005, Sunday
Updated old D100 page. Did you realize the old D100 was introduced back in 2002 as Nikon's first amateur DSLR?
15 October 2005, Saturday
Added data to Schneider 47XL page (not yet published) and started pages on Rodenstock 65 mm f/4.5 and 90 mm f/6.8 Grandagon pages, also not yet published.
13 October 2005, Thursday
Added page comparing Nikon SB-600 to SB-800
Updated Nikon 28-70 AFS page.
12 October 2005, Wednesday
Added idea about flash use on Interiors page.
Added news to D70 page.
11 October 2005, Tuesday
Added two new books to photo books page.
10 October 2005, Monday
Updated panoramic film scans page.
09 October 2005, Sunday
Major update to printers page.
08 October 2005, Saturday
Updated 70-210 D page with recommendations
06 and 07 October 2005, Thursday and Friday
Read the past 2 weeks email from you folks
05 October 2005, Wednesday
New: Resolution Creep
Updated page on correcting lens distortion
added distortion data to Nikon 55-200mm review
added distortion data to Nikon 18-55mm review
Updated Canon S80 review, added distortion measurements
Added distortion measurements to Nikon 20mm AF article
04 October 2005, Tuesday
Wrote brand-new sYCC article.
Nikon discovers a D70 flaw where the green light may just blink at you and your camera is dead. They'll fix this for free. Also there's a weird problem with some D2H and another with the N55. See here.
Completed pagination of BMW 540 pages.
03 October 2005, Monday
updated Nikon 70 - 200 VR review
29 September 2005, Thursday
added flat art scan update to Epson 4990 scanner review
cleaned up BMW 540 pages and broke the one huge 20-page-long page into several pages.
28 September 2005, Wednesday
What is this, like reporting my activity to my boss? I drove to the film lab today getting film back for review on the Schneider 47XL and Tachihara and spent the rest of the time adding to my BMW and Mercedes worship pages.
27 September 2005, Tuesday
NEW: Tachihara view camera review
26 September 2005, Monday
Minor changes on 75mm Super Angulon page and not-yet-published 47mm Super Angulon XL page.
Just got back from weekend photographing Mono Lake.
Insane sunset in San Diego: