Were you this happy on Christmas Day? This is Butters (full name Peanut Butters…don’t ask, it’s a name that just sort of evolved) playing with her new toy. She was a stray hanging around our house that we took in. Her belly is still without hair after the vet took away her ability to have kittens, but she doesn’t seem to mind.
Got some new Tamiya products that I’ll post photos of shortly. I’m just getting the hang of some new studio photo equipment (strobes, backdrops, etc.), so photos for this website should have a more “professional” appearance to them.
Some websites out there can suck me in for hours of page clicking. Usually it’s some sort of retro-theme; a vintage look at something I remember as a kid (a huge inspiration for RCGrabBag). (more…)
Now that the 5D Mark II has been shipping, reviews are starting to pop up online. Here are a few:
Also, some “pixel-peepers” have noticed black dots in uber-highlight areas of their photos. One user on DPReview has some examples and a solution.
They’re on ebay for prices way over the MSRP. Canon (and others) need to do what Apple did with the iPhone when it was introduced; that is, make enough of them for product launch day so that there isn’t any need to resort to ebay profiteers who bought up all the inventory only to make a fast buck. iPhones just sat on ebay last year while the rest of us who wanted one to actually use simply walked in a store and bought one at the normal price.