50mm f/1.8 AF-D

I’m talking about this lens.Its made in China, it costs about $130 now, bumped up from about $100 a year back. The focusing ring is dampened and easy to grip (Its a MF on the D40). The mount is metal, but not machined accurately – mine is a tight fit on the camera (and others… Read More 50mm f/1.8 AF-D

Buyer beware

A month or so ago, my spouse got me something from Brookstone. It was a great idea, but I realized that the product did not work out for me. On the receipt there was a note saying that returns could be made up to 60 days. We went a month or so after purchase and… Read More Buyer beware

Slashdot QOD

Q: Choosing a Personal Printer For the Long Haul (Writer is asking for advice on what printer to buy that will last him for ever and ever and cost nothing and will take direct hits from meteorites and keep working)A: The best laser printer is the one that uses the same toner cartridges as the… Read More Slashdot QOD