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Winning: The Racing Life of Paul Newman
Winning: The Racing Life of Paul Newman
DVD
Price: $9.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, December 10, 2015
Great doc!


The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D
The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D
Price: $34.00
178 used & new from $29.71

5.0 out of 5 stars Just buy, March 17, 2015
No need to add anything about the high quality of the game. I'm through one 3 day cycle and now I understand the reason for the outpouring of love for this game. It's like a groundhog's day for Link. Just buy.


Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM Standard & Medium Telephoto Lens for Canon SLR Cameras - Fixed
Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM Standard & Medium Telephoto Lens for Canon SLR Cameras - Fixed
Price: $349.00
100 used & new from $180.00

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars What are you waiting for? More reasons to lose the shot?, March 15, 2015
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What are you waiting for? If you're looking at this, you already know what you're looking for. Plenty of reviews all over the place for this lens. I went from the 50mm f/1.8 to this one. The f/1.4 is a big step up, both in quality of construction and the pictures you get. If you're serious enough about photography to want to get this lens: PULL.THE.TRIGGER.

Each you shot you take without this lens is another potentially wasted opportunity. Sure the f/1.8 can get really great, beautiful pictures *compared* to what it costs. If that's all you need, then move on. This is for someone looking for a little more. close up portrait shots will benefit from the extra stop.

Once again, if you're planning on keeping photography as a long term hobby, this is the one that will stay with you. The thrifty (f/1.8) can join the rest of your camera equipment in the closet if you are fickle about snapping pics and will give up on photog quickly. This is the one. Get it. I see pros with this lens all the time.


Sony VCT-R100 Lightweight Compact Tripod with 3-Way Pan/Tilt Head
Sony VCT-R100 Lightweight Compact Tripod with 3-Way Pan/Tilt Head
Offered by VirVentures
Price: $31.52
33 used & new from $27.22

5.0 out of 5 stars Compact and great price., March 15, 2015
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I really like the compact size. That's all I was looking for to fit into my tiny apartment. The other's I tried were a bit too large when stowed away. The trade off is that it doesn't raise as high as the others. If that doesn't matter to you, which it didn't to me, then this is what you're looking for. The price also can't be beat. Quality build from something you would expect Sony to put their name on.


Star Wars Molded Party Rings 12 count
Star Wars Molded Party Rings 12 count

5.0 out of 5 stars Such a great add-on to any party you're throwing., March 15, 2015
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Great party favors!


AmazonBasics Wheel for Nintendo Wii - Black  (Officially Licensed by Nintendo)
AmazonBasics Wheel for Nintendo Wii - Black (Officially Licensed by Nintendo)

4.0 out of 5 stars Great product. You get what you pay for., March 15, 2015
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Nintendo certified product ensured a really good fit with the wiimote. I was a little surprised by the small size. As you can tell from the picture, it's not any bigger than the actual wiimote. I just didn't realize before I ordered.


Philips 423798 10.5-Watt to 13-Watt  (65 Watt) BR30 Indoor Soft White (2700K) Flood LED Light Bulb, Dimmable
Philips 423798 10.5-Watt to 13-Watt (65 Watt) BR30 Indoor Soft White (2700K) Flood LED Light Bulb, Dimmable
Offered by Ikwer
Price: $22.94
13 used & new from $14.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Very good flood light replacement, March 15, 2015
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Dimming is very good. No issues when paired with my Lutron MAW600H-WH Electronics Maestro Duo Dimmer, White single pole switch. Very little heat when compared to the flood lights that it replaced in the kitchen. Worth the investment.


Foscam FBM3501 Wireless Digital Video Baby Monitor - Pan/Tilt, Nightvision and Two-Way Audio with 3.5" LCD
Foscam FBM3501 Wireless Digital Video Baby Monitor - Pan/Tilt, Nightvision and Two-Way Audio with 3.5" LCD
Offered by Gulfstar Innovations
Price: $94.78
14 used & new from $77.72

4.0 out of 5 stars Very intuitive. Worked right out of the box, March 15, 2015
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The battery life on the monitor is about 3 hours max. Nothing different from what others have reported here. My friend says he gets about the same with his motorola closed circuit cam. The ability to point the camera using the monitor is very nice and intuitive.


Canon PowerShot S110 12.1 MP Digital Camera with 3-Inch LCD (White) (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
Canon PowerShot S110 12.1 MP Digital Camera with 3-Inch LCD (White) (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
5 used & new from $149.95

5.0 out of 5 stars Touch screen is a great new feature, January 1, 2015
At the time of writing this, the S120 is already out, which has the same sensor size, one f/stop higher, and a much nicer screen. But I decided to go for the S110 and is just an economical choice.

Fast focus, bright colors, great low light pictures due to larger sensor than most point and shoots. Great Camera!

I've compared the touchscreen to the elph 530 and the touchscreen on the S110 is far superior. You can't compare to an iphone or android touchscreen, but the S110 touchscreen is a pretty responsive multi touch interface. There are also buttons next to the screen to navigate the camera menus as well. This makes for faster toggling of the manual settings when using the camera.

Protip: Another cool thing about the touchscreen is that they can make the right side of the screen an extra scroll button. See attached picture. The scroll button can toggle the ring function. For instance, in Av mode, the ring adjusts the aperture, but hold your thumb down on the right side and you get a scroll bar to toggle the ring for exposure or ISO adjustment. Nice touch.

Wifi works well, but is not very intuitive. You can connect to the camera through your own wifi at home or if you're out, you can make the camera a wifi hotspot and connect directly to it through your phone. Then you can send pics to your phone for sharing. Once I figured it out, I could do it pretty well, but I wouldn't expect my technically challenged parents to be able to pull it off.

I used to have the S95 and this camera is everything plus the new upgrades. Many scaled back options of an advanced DSLR in a compact size. LOVE IT.

I usually keep a 50mm prime on my DSLR so I have this close by for family pics since the wide zoom is a 24mm equivalent. Not create for create shots using bokeh but a great P&S for anyone in the market.
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Canon PowerShot N 12.1 MP CMOS Digital Camera with 8x Optical Zoom and 28mm Wide-Angle Lens (White)
Canon PowerShot N 12.1 MP CMOS Digital Camera with 8x Optical Zoom and 28mm Wide-Angle Lens (White)
14 used & new from $106.40

5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars The experimental shutter ring is a great new concept but difficult when trying to hand the ..., December 12, 2014
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Picture quality is what you would expect from any Canon P&S model. The experimental shutter ring is a great new concept but difficult when trying to hand the camera to someone else to take a shot for you.

The screen tilt allows you to put the camera down at low angles for an upward shot, but I wish there was a way for much smaller angles. When you tilt the screen out, it starts at a pretty sharp angle up. So it's not really useful as a psuedo kickstand when taking a pic straight on.

The nubs on the sides are for a wrist or neck strap. Since I prefer the camera to be low profile, I have nothing attached to the nubs and they just look ugly. Wish I could detach them easily.

As everyone reports, the creative shot mode takes a burst of several shots and can be handy for composing some surprisingly fun portraits in the different modes and filters. These modes are available on their own if know what you want and would rather shoot directly using a particular filter.

In order to stay compact, the camera uses a very small NB-9L battery. I purchased an extra battery to get a head of the issue of needing more juice.a


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