Camera Wholesalers — angle of view

CWS Stocking Stuffer #4 - Powerful & Pocket Size!

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CWS stocking stuffer #4 is a great pocket sized pair of binoculars that won't break the bank... Vanguard wins another round with their DA 10x25 compact binoculars! Classic compact styling and full-size power, they can slip into your pocket to be taken to any event. Non-slip rubber armor and quality construction will ensure years of reliable use. DA series binoculars are lightweight and compact so they can be taken anywhere! Each binocular in the DA series features lenses and prisms made from fully coated optical glass.  5.8 degree angle of view, 304' field of view. Non-slip rubber armored surface. Fully-coated optical glass...

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Check Out Nikon's "Lens Simulator"!

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While nothing beats going to your local camera store to check out which lens to buy for your specific needs (wink,wink...), camera companies have come out with innovative tools that help you decide. One such tool is the Nikon Lenses Simulator which is found in their global website:  The simulator provides a pletora of different settings and functions that allow you to customize your DSLR with different optical options before buying a new lens. First, you choose your camera (cropped or full sensor). Once a camera is selected, you can slide a bar across various focal lengths from 10mm to 600mm or pick the...

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CWS Weekend Update!

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There were so many new camera & lens intros this week that we couldn't cover them all. So here's a recap of the major news... We told you of the Nikon D3100 & their new projector point & shoot, the S1100PJ  and their seriously sweet glass (see the posts below). We also told you about Canon's new EOS 60D  (ditto). Canon also introduced 4 new lenses and 2 new teleconverters (1.4X & 2X) this week. Leading off is the EF 8-15mm f/4L Fisheye USM lens, which is the world’s widest fisheye zoom lens, providing professional photographers and cinematographers with a unique optical tool for...

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Optical & Digital Zoom? Here's the story...(What's that #8)

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One of the main selling features of the many point & shoot cameras we sell is the zoom range. In giving a capsuled description of a camera, we'll refer to the megapixel count & zoom the same way a car salesman would tout a 410 horsepower Hemi(tm) engine in describing a new truck. But you'll also see that these cameras have what's called a "digital zoom", with some cameras claiming zoom ranges as high as 30x magnification in a tiny point & shoot. What exactly is digital zoom on these cameras & are they actually helpful? First, let's talk about the...

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