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Magic Lantern Compact Guides®: Canon Powershot G10 (Magic Lantern Guides)
Magic Lantern Compact Guides®: Canon Powershot G10 (Magic Lantern Guides)
by Jason Schneider
Edition: Paperback

13 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A must have for any G10 owner, 25 Sept. 2009
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OK. Canon come in for some stick for not including a printed manual with the camera. The book comes in for some stick on being, in part, just like the manual. Neither of these arguments are justified in my opinion. If Canon had included a printed manual, I would not have bought this superb book and would have been worse off for not having it. The book is bound to be, in part, like the manual as it covers the same thing. What else could be expected.

The real point is that the book goes beyond what a manual would do. It is superbly illustrated with relevant pictures and is written in a style that makes it very accessible. So thank you Canon for giving me a pointless PDF file as by spending very little money I now have a reference piece on Canons superb G10 way beyond anything that could ever have come with it.
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Understanding Exposure: How to Shoot Great Photographs with a Film or Digital Camera
Understanding Exposure: How to Shoot Great Photographs with a Film or Digital Camera
by Bryan Peterson
Edition: Paperback

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A must have for any photographer, 25 Sept. 2009
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There has been a lot written about this book in praise of its layout and content. I could not praise it more, a perfect book to explain what appears to be a simple subject but done in such a way, none of the potential complexities get in the way. Very well written, very well laid out and an asset to own.


EASYi - 3 PACK 3" LCD  Screen Protector for Canon PowerShot G9 & G10 Digital Camera
EASYi - 3 PACK 3" LCD Screen Protector for Canon PowerShot G9 & G10 Digital Camera

5.0 out of 5 stars Perfect fit and protection for G10, 25 Sept. 2009
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Does exactly what it says. Very easy to fit, perfect fit for G10 and crystal clear. Anyone who has a G10 should buy a pack of these, just superb.


USB to RS232 - USB Converter Cable
USB to RS232 - USB Converter Cable
Offered by FirstTech
Price: £1.85

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Retro connection, 4 Aug. 2009
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It seems strange in this day and age that anyone would want to use an outdated serial connection to their computer. Not many machines have them now so what do you do if a device you need to connect is serial? Buy one of these leads and the job is done. The only (very minor) problem you may have if you are not to clued up on serial connectors is that once you have this lead between your computer and the serial plug on your device, it will still be seen by a lot of software as a serial connection.

With USB, you can simply plug it in any port and away you go. With serial, you have to select, usually from a drop-down list, which COM Port (Communications Port) you are using. The worst that this can be is that you select each option in turn until it works, probably no more than three guesses, and that is it. Once you have done this, the software will store the info and it will connect each time from then.

I use this to connect my Garmin eTrex H Handheld GPS Navigator GPS to both my iMac and XP based Netbook. Works perfectly and is a very well made product that will offer years of service to come. My local high street electronics shop wanted £24.99 for virtually the same thing!!!!!


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