Monthly Archives: March 2008

The World’s Most Expensive Point & Shoots?

March 30, 2008
The World’s Most Expensive Point & Shoots?

Last year, I made the decision to get a Leica digital rangefinder. Most folks that know me, wonder what could have possessed me to invest that kind of money in what many consider to be a niche camera. Well, I am not here to defend my decision. However, to put things in perspective, I...
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Zeiss unveils new 35mm ZM lens.

March 20, 2008
Zeiss unveils new 35mm ZM lens.

The legendary Carl Zeiss company has unveiled a new ZM lens (Leica M-mount), the Carl Zeiss C Biogon T* 2,8/35 ZM. The new lens is only f/2.8 which does not make it the fastest prime on the market. However, it competes directly with offerings from Leica in terms of lens speed and outperforms them on price. The...
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Moving back to the Mac: Background noise

March 17, 2008
Moving back to the Mac: Background noise

Now that the R800 mystery was solved, I carried on my merry way customizing the system to my tastes. One of my idiosyncrasies is to place all of my personal background images in their own folder in the Pictures folder. That way I can easily use a special Export Preset in Lightroom to easily...
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Moving back to Mac: Fun with networked printers

March 16, 2008
Moving back to Mac: Fun with networked printers

As my little journey continued, I began connecting my Mac to the Windows network that already exists in my home. I was already connected to the IP network, so I tested the waters hooking up networked printers and connecting to shared drives. I have three shared printers in my home network: two HP LaserJets (one color,...
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Going back to my roots (computer-wise)

March 9, 2008

Like author Alex Haley, I have gone on a quest to rediscover my “Roots”. No, I am not looking for some familial contemporary of Kunta Kinte. I have decided to go back to the company that got me started in computing: Apple. In high school, my parents bought me an Apple ][e which got me on the...
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