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Proposed Internet Sales Tax Law – Insight and Perspective

First things first – I’m no fan of taxes.  It kills me to lose a huge percentage of hard earned income to anyone, including the government.  And as a small business owner, I happen to pay a lot of different … Continue reading

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All Photographers Win!

At this time of year, all photographers win! With 2 weeks left before Christmas 2012, my guess is that several camera manufacturers have some end-of-year promotions which will be announced soon.  And when that happens, photographers win! Last holiday season, … Continue reading

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New Nikon & Canon DSLR Deliveries – The Real Story.

There is no end to the online discussions about delivery of the new Nikon & Canon SLR cameras. So I’m weighing in with my thoughts on the subject, which will hopefully shed a little light on the entire process and … Continue reading

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Nikon D800 or D800e? The Debate Continues.

By now, most photographers have heard about the most recently announced Nikon DSLR cameras – the D800& D800e – and the debate about which one might be the correct choice for each user has begun.  There are countless websites discussing … Continue reading

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The Loss of a Great Specialty Camera Dealer

Earlier this week, photographers in the Baltimore & D.C. area lost a great resource, as Penn camera filed for bankruptcy & immediately closed 5 of their 8 stores.  I was personally very surprised & sorry to hear the news.  I … Continue reading

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Are Top Search Engine Results Really Your Best Bet?

Photographers – Here’s an important shopping tip that you can use yourself + pass onto friends & family: In today’s retail marketplace, search engine placement is a big deal.  Google & other search engines are today’s equivalent of The Yellow … Continue reading

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Smart Holiday Camera Shopping – it’s Simple!

If you’re a consumer looking for some camera gear this holiday season, making sense of the instant savings, instant rebates, and never-ending camera “deals” is a difficult task. If you’re a photographer (pro or serious enthusiast), you may or may … Continue reading

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Nikon 1 System – Toy?, Tool?, or BOTH!

The introduction of the Nikon 1 camera system was immediately met with both enthusiasm & skepticism in October.  For many, the Nikon J1 & V1 cameras represent an opportunity to get superior image quality & video capability from a small … Continue reading

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Details of our “Super Sale” on 11/4 & 11/5!

In the camera business, we often pass on manufacturer “instant savings”, instant rebates, & mail-in rebates offers.  And, we try to stay competitive with all of our pricing every day.  There simply aren’t many opportunities to offer our local customers … Continue reading

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The Story of Service Photo! (part two)

The mid & late 1990’s was a time when Service Photo came into it’s own. Volume was growing, we had secured a line of credit with a local bank, and we were able to take advantage of every opportunity afforded … Continue reading

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