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The July digital copy of GUNS Magazine is now available for free – HERE

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My sister graduated from [OPSEC] with a Masters degree in [OPSEC] a few days ago, so I missed this… but it has since shown up everywhere:

Someone explain the point of it to me.

  • Is it for people that have dropped the money on an SLR, only to use auto focus to take quick inaccurate shots?
  • What distance do you zero the sight for?

People that think they have a use for something like this should probably also put an arrow on their camera that says “point this way” on it, so they don’t accidentally pick it up backwards and take a self portrait instead that hummingbird on the flower they were trying to get.

I am not going to give this product the dignity of a link to its purchase page, but if you have any self respect you will not google it anyway, and decide to purchase it for $45.

I’m waiting for a picture down the road where someone mounts a high powered scope on that adapter instead for some LOLz.

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July/August Edition available online – HERE

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I usually go into Barnes & Nobel and get a Starbucks coffee once every couple of months, and partake in some knowledge theft, mainly of gun magazines.  They definitely encourage it though, considering they have comfortable chairs everywhere.  I’ve even seen people asleep in them with a book in their hand. Anyways, my knowledge theft will consist of one less magazine now that I know GUNS magazine is available in full for FREE online.

If you want to catch up on back issues, April 2009 until June 2010 (not sure why its almost 2 months early, but I’m not complaining) are available – HERE

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Hat Tip: Aaron Spuler

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[youtube width=”560″ height=”340″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3o6RXKEokFU[/youtube]

From the description:

shot this with a Casio EX-F1 of my shooting my Browning 12 Gauge shotgun. The clips that are at the 4:5 aspect ratio were taken at 300fps. The other clips were filmed at 600fps. All of the footage is raw, no color grading/image adjustment was added. Sadly, the sun was on the left side of the gun, so everything on the right side is in shadow. I couldn’t turn my gun around and shoot the other way though.

Some of my thoughts on Digital SLRs:

The picture on the right, is of the camera that was used to take the footage.  Pretty interesting how it is a Digital SLR and not a conventional video camera.

From some recent “behind the scenes” footage I have seen, it seems that a lot of music videos are now being filmed with digital SLRs.  They offer manual focus, a plethora of manual adjustment, and high resolution, for much cheaper then you could get a conventional video camera with comparable features.  It even comes with a beautiful lens compared to most lenses you would get with video cameras in the same price range.

Check out the Casio Exilim EX-F1 at Amazon – HERE

At about 1/2 the price of the Canon 7D I am obsessed with someday getting, the Casio EX-F1 is likely a good value.

Hat Tip: TheFirearmBlog

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