newsshooterjim

newsshooterjim

Lives in United States AK, United States
Works as a staff photographer
Has a website at www.forsythnews.com
Joined on Mar 28, 2006
About me:

I'm Online Editor and photographer at a four day a week paper in north metro Atlanta GA. I started out doing photo j stuff when I was in junior high on the yearbook staff,
with a Minolta 110slr (remember those?) in the 70's,
and have pretty much had a camera in my hand since.

newsshooterjim's recent activity

  • it sure is, I've bought quite a few things there.  They're pretty strict on returns-if it's not defective, once you've bought it, you own it.  Other than that, nothing to worry about.  I may have ...
  • I'd offer to shoot it, keeping in mind a couple of things If there are paid speakers there, they may have some rules/restrictions on how you or the company can use the images, if you can even shoot ...
  • I got an early one, and it's still as tight as the day I bought it.
  • A flash works by charging a capacitor, and then dumping that very high (300+) voltage into the flash tube, generating an arc.   On some old flashes, the camera essentially acted as a switch, and ...
  • Send an email to lynn badillo at wilderness logistics.  PM me and I'll give you her email. I haven't contacted her in a while, but she's always been where I get my Pentax parts. Replacing the ...
  • I can see where you're coming from. In fact, I've lived it. I had Minolta gear for years, and years-film first, then I bought a 7D as soon as they came out with it. I shoot for a living, so I was ...
  • Tell you what...when you receive it, just carefully set it in the drawer and close it slowly.  If it even looks like it might damage the camera, just put it back in the box and send it to me, I ...
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