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My best experience with CPS yet

A brief history of CPS While I believe that customer service should be important to all businesses great and small, it’s clear that it isn’t always the case.  So when a company does something for one of its customers that is above and beyond all expectations, it’s a good feeling.  It’s also something that should […]

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A good change, but is it worth the price?

What? Canon is now offering to modify 5D Mark II and 7D camera bodies with a mode dial that locks in place to prevent the dial from moving accidentally.  Unfortunately, it’s not free of charge: $100 per camera body. Why? You know the frustration: you’ve set your camera to “aperture priority” and then you sling […]

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Horicon after LensAlign and Focus Tweaks

A Brief History of “Back-focus” Last weekend I was at Horicon National Wildlife Refuge and experienced some focus problems with my Canon 7D heretofore non-existent, or so I thought.  Upon reviewing photographs from the 7D from the past several months, I noticed that none of them were actually as sharp as they could have been.  […]

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Chimping a Wedding Portrait

A Sequence My dad and I went down to Shoop Park in Racine, Wis. late this afternoon in hopes of getting some photographs of birds in flight.  Indeed, there were some Common Terns and Caspian Terns in addition to the usual mix of Herring and Ring-billed Gulls. But the most interesting discovery was a couple […]