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FotodioX Nikon F to Fuji GFX 50S Adapter Review

This is a quick review of the FotodioX Nikon F to Fujifilm G-mount adapter, which allows mounting Nikon G-type lenses on the new Fuji GFX 50S camera. While it is always ideal to use native lenses on any camera system, the idea of using a lens from a different camera system on a mirrorless camera can be appealing for a number of reasons. Aside from potential savings, one can take advantage of the mirrorless technology (see mirrorless vs DSLR for details) and use the ability to zoom in on a...

A Fast + Inexpensive Way to Get Quality Glasses

A Fast + Inexpensive Way to Get Quality GlassesIt’s been a couple of years since I’d had an eye exam and my eyeglasses just weren’t getting the job done.  Now I was having trouble reading the words on my dashboard display of my new car.  So, I made an appointment with the eye doctor and sure enough, my prescription had changed.  When I finished,  took my written prescription to the store and started looking for glasses.  Because frames are so expensive and this store had a limited selection I...

AP FACT CHECK: Rose-colored glasses in the Rose Garden

WASHINGTON (AP) — They promised you a rose garden, from the Rose Garden.This past week, President Donald Trump and Republicans legislators celebrated passage of a House bill seeking to replace the Affordable Care Act. At a White House event, they heaped praise on their effort and brushed off worries that health coverage could be imperiled for many people if the Senate is persuaded to go along with the legislation.There were other bold claims coming from the Rose Garden, too, about the budget...