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Miscellaneous stuff that DSLR enthusiasts talk about

  1. How Canon Marketing increased Canon's market share in the arena of professional photography.
  2. Canon 20D less accurate than the 300D in AF accuracy :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1019&message=15629367
  3. The Nikon D70 in use for "Inventing Nairobi Photo Gallery @ National Geographic Magazine" :> http://www7.nationalgeographic.com/ngm/0509/feature2/gallery1.html
  4. Why NASA doesn't use Canon cameras :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1032&message=9952054
  5. Nikons focus better in low light than Canons :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1032&message=14434096
  6. The D70 AF beep, before and after Firmware v2 :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1034&message=13522331
  7. Darryl D. Jones' "Amish Life" Coffee Table Book - pictures taken with a D70 :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1021&message=13466844
  8. Miljenko Devcic on resolution tests :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1034&message=13034992
  9. Beware of too-good-to-be-true online camera prices :> http://www.ximinasphotography.com/lessons/lesson08/camera_2.html
  10. Grain vs grainless, Medium Format vs Canon 1Ds, and other observations at Yann Arthus-Bertrand's "Chevaux" exhibition :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1021&message=10489150
  11. Thom Hogan's experience with Nikon Service and his D70 :> http://www.bythom.com/repair.htm
  12. 7-foot Panorama with the D70 :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1034&message=10853998
  13. Nikons still very much in use by professionals :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1031&message=8806411 and http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1031&message=8822323
  14. Discussion of matte photographic paper :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1003&message=11001072
  15. The Sports Picture Dictionary $$$ idea :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1034&message=10684670
  16. Making a few bucks with the D70 :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1034&message=10570897
  17. Software to create copy-protected presentations :> http://www.wnsoft.com/apr
  18. Typical values for skin tones :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1034&message=9859599
  19. Photography in Malaysia website :> http://www.mir.com.my/rb/photography/photography.htm
  20. How a D70 can pay for itself, in 3 easy steps :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1034&message=9993209
  21. D70, multiple SB-800s, and Nikon's Creative Lighting System (CLS) is use :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1021&message=11308434
  22. Why a D70's 1/500 flash-sync @ ISO200 is better than 1/250 @ ISO100 available on other DSLRs :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1021&message=9966673
  23. ViewEXIF software, right-click convenience :> http://ak.no-ip.com/EXIF/ , http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1034&message=14230921
  24. Nature photos that sell :> http://www.naturephotographers.net/articles1203/dw1203-1.html
  25. Understanding the "Crop Factor" :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1034&message=9933275
  26. Peter iNova on whether film education should be made a prerequisite in photography courses :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1034&message=10876024
  27. Buying photography stuff in Singapore :> http://www.mykamera.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=207
  28. Where to find used lenses in Singapore :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1034&message=9747204
  29. The D70's awesome ability to meter flash based on distance :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1034&message=8133470
  30. A little history on Nikon viewfinders and focusing :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1021&message=10438364
  31. Canon 1Ds MkII fails during an important scientific assignment :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1032&message=13460206
  32. Canon 20D's low ISO banding issues :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1019&message=13247186
  33. Canon 20D's auto-focus issues :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1019&message=11031697
  34. Canon 20D's long-exposure banding artifacts :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1019&message=10911219 , http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1019&message=10746223 , http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1019&message=10748301 , http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1019&message=10749046 and http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1019&message=10919511
  35. Nikon's strength (from an ex-Canon user's perspective) :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1034&message=10601496
  36. Why the Canon 10D blows highlights easily :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1019&message=10061754
  37. Canon's AF is less sensitive than Nikon's :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1032&message=9971962
  38. Nikon's AF generally better than Canon's (yes, even the pro-level cameras) :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1032&message=9983419 , http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1021&message=10012072 , http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1032&message=10098009 , http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1032&message=10098920 , http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1032&message=9984446 , http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1032&message=10146904
  39. Canon's CMOS goes overboard with Noise Reduction :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1034&message=9985263 and http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1034&message=9985628
  40. Nikon's superiority in flash systems over Canon :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1034&message=9785599
  41. All cameras have problems, yup, even the Canons :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1021&message=9614625
  42. Canon L lenses have QC problems too :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1029&message=9727470
  43. RGB Matrix Metering System Best Practice :> http://www.nikonians.org/dcforum/DCForumID61/813.html
  44. Discussion of the RGB Matrix Metering System :> http://www.nikonians.org/dcforum/DCForumID61/830.html
  45. D100 vs F100 with Velvia :> http://www.taka.anzai.orbix.uk.net/DSLRe.html
  46. 5-way DSLR shootout :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1034&message=8218472
  47. Nikon's lenses better than Canon's? :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1031&message=8220898
  48. Nikkor 12-24 DX preferred over the Canon 17-40 L :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1030&message=9150848
  49. Canon's ho-hum 28-135 IS lens :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1034&message=8673198
  50. Canon's L/USM lenses? :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1034&message=8143248
  51. Canon's L lenses not as good as Nikon's ED at wide open :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1032&message=9527755
  52. Who actually uses Nikons? :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1034&message=8122049
  53. George Mann's ongoing D70 review at dpmac.com :> http://dpmac.com/d70-review/index.html
  54. How to link Pbase photos in DPReview posts :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1034&message=8134426
  55. Richard Tucker's D70 page (has info and sample images demonstrating the usage of various IR filters) :> http://www.rtfract.com/d70.htm
  56. A preference for the D70's weak Anti-Aliasing filter :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1034&message=8117652
  57. How to search for the term "D70" on DPReview :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1034&message=8127667
  58. Thoughts on the D70's noise vs Canon 300D / 10D :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1034&message=8145346
  59. D70's Flexible ISO vs Canon's lack thereof :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1034&message=8149346
  60. D70's Fill-Flash better than the Canon 10D's :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1034&message=8184248
  61. D2H plus SB-800 beats 10D plus 550EX :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1021&message=8416573
  62. Problematic 10D :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1034&message=8215751
  63. A general feeling that D70 images are better than the 10D's :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1019&message=8196230 (read the replies)
  64. 10D user prefers D70's output after tweaking :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1034&message=8204664
  65. D70 writes faster than the 10D on a per-minute basis :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1034&message=8388479
  66. Backfocus fixed by Nikon :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1034&message=8658195
  67. A possible approach towards the D70's "problems" :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1034&message=8136613
  68. Nikon's AF is more sensitive than Canon's :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1032&message=8705847
  69. Selling your photos? (300D) :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1031&message=8154746
  70. No perfect DSLR :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1034&message=8408157
  71. Even expensive Canon pro cameras can have problems :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1034&message=8940698
  72. Thom Hogan's Nikon Website :> http://www.bythom.com/nikon.htm
  73. Books to read? :> http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1021&message=7690253
  74. Online tool for criteria-based searching of photohosting websites :> http://www.andromeda.com/people/ddyer/photo/albums.html
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