Left eyed or right eyed?

For a long time I thought I was weird to be right handed and left eyed, but I’ve been reading polls in photography forums, and it seems I’m not the only left eyed photographer after all 😀 what about you?
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See the Canon EF 100 400 L IS pump action

Recently I have built a FAQ for the Canon EF 100 400 L IS and in one of the answers I brought up the subject that the push/pull zoom of the Canon EF 100 400 L IS sucks the dust right into the sensor.
I got some emails from owners confirming that they have had no dust problem with that lens whatsoever which, by the way, was a big relief for me since I am expecting mine to arrive any day now.
Recently a fellow photographer did some scientific tests with his Canon EF 100 400 L and here are the results
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What is so good and what is not about picasa

Picasa is a very popular and free photo organizer software from the internet giant google. I have been using it for about 2 years now to organize and keep track of over 50.000 pictures laying on my hard disk in digital format.
So why what is it that I love so much in Picasa over the other thousands of photo organizing softwares out there ? and what is the feature I miss the most in that great freeware.
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Canon EOS batch file renamer


Most of Canon EOS DSLR will not let you easily know the number of your camera’s shutter actuationsonly a visit to canon’s service center can reveal the actual number, for this reason most of these DSLR owners will rely on the camera’s file numbering to track the number of shots taken with their camera.

However this method has it pitfalls, Canon EOS batch file renamer is a small visual basic script I have wrote for my own use to help overcome one of the continuous file numbering problems and is designed to work with Canon EOS DSLR cameras.
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DIY: Pop-up flash diffuser


I have already discussed various techniques for a DIY bounce card for your camera external flash, but what if you haven’t yet invested in an external flash? what if all you have it that “travel light” party is the pop-up flash of your camera do you have to suffer the harsh frontal light?
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