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A general, generic topic So you think you understand image quality [View all]
Before you rush off and spend $400 on the “super telephoto” Nikon Coolpix P500, like I alm
tonyboy9 22-Feb-11 05:57 PM
by gkaiseril
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gkaiseril Gold Member
22nd Feb 2011
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A general, generic topic A Useful Resource For Learning Your D3100 [View all]
I didn't want to hijack the other thread or step on any toes. It sounds like Mastering
d3100user Silver Member21-Feb-11 11:55 PM01048

A general, generic topic Any release date for Mastering your D3100 book? [View all]
I see there were books for the 3000 and 5000 and was wondering if and when a "Mastering yo
nikon3100 21-Feb-11 10:01 PM
by DigitalDarrell
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DigitalDarrell Team Member Founding Member of the Nikonians writer Guild. Author of most of the NikoniansPress books. Donor Ribbon awarded for his generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014
21st Dec 2010
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Reply message RE: Any release date for Mastering your D3100 book?
nikon3100
23rd Dec 2010
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brettric
27th Dec 2010
4
Reply message RE: Any release date for Mastering your D3100 book?
SouthernExposure
19th Feb 2011
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Reply message RE: Any release date for Mastering your D3100 book?
jpFoto
21st Dec 2010
2
Reply message RE: Any release date for Mastering your D3100 book?
Chance575
30th Dec 2010
5
Reply message RE: Any release date for Mastering your D3100 book?
ALNeto
21st Feb 2011
7
Reply message RE: Any release date for Mastering your D3100 book?
DigitalDarrell Team Member Founding Member of the Nikonians writer Guild. Author of most of the NikoniansPress books. Donor Ribbon awarded for his generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014
21st Feb 2011
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A general, generic topic Digitutor for D3000 /D5000 - Watch and learn [View all]
http://www.nikondigi tutor.com/eng/d3000/ index.html http:/ /www.nikondigitutor. com/eng/d5
Asgard Administrator He is your Chief Guardian Angel at the Helpdesk and knows a lot about a lot 21-Feb-11 06:51 PM
by ALNeto
56846
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Reply message RE: Digitutor for D3000 & 5000- Watch and learn
gkaiseril Gold Member
02nd Oct 2009
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Reply message RE: Digitutor for D3000 & 5000- Watch and learn
ganesh_bbr
03rd Aug 2010
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Reply message RE: Digitutor for D3000 /D5000 - Watch and learn
hahoangthach
24th Sep 2010
3
Reply message RE: Digitutor for D3100 - Watch and learn
macfarlane103
04th Oct 2010
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ALNeto
21st Feb 2011
5

A general, generic topic D3000 Bald Eagle [View all]
I have upgraded my D3000 to a D7000 but I thought I should post this shot for all you D300
Todd Secki 21-Feb-11 05:26 PM
by ntcrash
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MEMcD Moderator In depth knowledge in various areas
17th Feb 2011
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Pinkster
18th Feb 2011
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Todd Secki
19th Feb 2011
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ntcrash
21st Feb 2011
4

A general, generic topic Jumping from a D40 to a D5000 [View all]
I am expecting UPS to deliver my D5000 any moment now. I've been using a D40 since last Ap
megkunert 20-Feb-11 10:59 PM
by vindex1963
41122
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jpFoto
18th Feb 2011
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Reply message RE: Jumping from a D40 to a D5000
MEMcD Moderator In depth knowledge in various areas
18th Feb 2011
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klloyd3225
18th Feb 2011
3
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vindex1963
20th Feb 2011
4

A topic tagged as having a question Stock Neck Strap [View all]
Does any one know what the length of the neck strap is that comes with the D3100? I am lo
kayshajo278 20-Feb-11 03:55 PM
by WD4MLA
31010
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JosephK Silver Member Fellow Ribbon awarded for his excellent and frequent contributions and sharing his in-depth knowledge and experience with the community in the Nikonians spirit.
20th Feb 2011
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briantilley Moderator Deep knowledge of bodies and lens; high level photography skills
20th Feb 2011
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WD4MLA Silver Member
20th Feb 2011
3

A general, generic topic Lens options for D3100 which should i get? [View all]
So I originally bought the D3100 kit with the 18-55 and 55-300, but now I'm realizing I re
Pinkster 20-Feb-11 07:56 AM
by MEMcD
31439
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MEMcD Moderator In depth knowledge in various areas
20th Feb 2011
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Reply message RE: Lens options for D3100 which should i get?
jpFoto
20th Feb 2011
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MEMcD Moderator In depth knowledge in various areas
20th Feb 2011
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A topic tagged as having a question Portrait shots with a D3100 18-55mm and/or 55-300mm [View all]
Hi I am new to SLR cameras and got a D3100 with the D3100 18-55mm and 55-300mm lenses whic
Pinkster 20-Feb-11 03:07 AM
by JosephK
31418
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Reply message RE: Portrait shots with a D3100 18-55mm and/or 55-300mm
JosephK Silver Member Fellow Ribbon awarded for his excellent and frequent contributions and sharing his in-depth knowledge and experience with the community in the Nikonians spirit.
17th Feb 2011
1
Reply message RE: Portrait shots with a D3100 18-55mm and/or 55-300mm
Pinkster
17th Feb 2011
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     Reply message RE: Portrait shots with a D3100 18-55mm and/or 55-300mm
JosephK Silver Member Fellow Ribbon awarded for his excellent and frequent contributions and sharing his in-depth knowledge and experience with the community in the Nikonians spirit.
20th Feb 2011
3

A general, generic topic I don't understand all the thrashing going on about spe... [View all]
I’m a Nikon newbie with a D3100 and two kit lenses, the 18-55mm and the 55-300mm. Most of
tonyboy9 18-Feb-11 01:28 AM
by Drbee
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rafaelgcpp
16th Feb 2011
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d3100user Silver Member
16th Feb 2011
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tonyboy9
16th Feb 2011
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d3100user Silver Member
16th Feb 2011
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billgreen
16th Feb 2011
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MEMcD Moderator In depth knowledge in various areas
17th Feb 2011
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Wingman Silver Member Awarded for sharing his excellent work and continued contribution to the forums, most notably at the Aviation forum. Donor Ribbon awarded for his generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014
17th Feb 2011
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Reply message RE: I don't understand all the thrashing going on about...
Drbee Silver Member
18th Feb 2011
8

A general, generic topic What's with all the mirror flapping in Live Mode? [View all]
On a D5000 in Live Mode, when I press the shutter, the mirror flips down and back up befor
clayolmstead 15-Feb-11 03:52 AM
by clayolmstead
41058
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Reply message RE: What's with all the mirror flapping in Live Mode?
d3100user Silver Member
27th Jan 2011
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Reply message RE: What's with all the mirror flapping in Live Mode?
gkaiseril Gold Member
27th Jan 2011
2
     Reply message RE: What's with all the mirror flapping in Live Mode?
clayolmstead
28th Jan 2011
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          Reply message RE: What's with all the mirror flapping in Live Mode?
clayolmstead
15th Feb 2011
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A general, generic topic Some medium close ups with my D3100 [View all]
I bought my D3100 to learn SLR photography and take pictures of my conifer collection. Aft
S7evnsd 14-Feb-11 11:03 AM
by S7evnsd
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Reply message RE: Some medium close ups with my D3100
MEMcD Moderator In depth knowledge in various areas
14th Feb 2011
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Reply message RE: Some medium close ups with my D3100
S7evnsd
14th Feb 2011
2

A general, generic topic Settings for D3100 [View all]
Visit [link:images.nikonia ns.org/galleries/sho wgallery.php?cat=500 &ppuser=228031|my N
Chuckv Silver Member Donor Ribbon awarded for his support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014 10-Feb-11 07:16 PM
by dsgcobra
51750
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Reply message RE: Settings for D3100
twistedxknights
08th Feb 2011
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Reply message RE: Settings for D3100
dsgcobra
10th Feb 2011
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jpFoto
09th Feb 2011
2
Reply message RE: Settings for D3100
ragin
09th Feb 2011
3
Reply message RE: Settings for D3100
MEMcD Moderator In depth knowledge in various areas
09th Feb 2011
4

A topic tagged as having a question My D500 won't shoot! [View all]
Sometimes, when trying to photograph a landscape in landscape mode, on clicking the shutte
Peborgh 08-Feb-11 09:46 PM
by MEMcD
2995
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Reply message RE: My D5000 won't shoot!
gkaiseril Gold Member
08th Feb 2011
1
Reply message RE: My D500 won't shoot!
MEMcD Moderator In depth knowledge in various areas
08th Feb 2011
2

This topic has been locked by a team member Thinking of a Tamron lens for my new D3100 [View all]
This topic has been moved by the moderator of this forum.
subielover 07-Feb-11 05:40 PM0602

A general, generic topic From D5000 to D7000 [View all]
I bought a D5000 last year June and was just interested in taking some nice candids of fri
DreStapha 06-Feb-11 01:31 AM
by DreStapha
21210
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Reply message RE: From D5000 to D7000
MEMcD Moderator In depth knowledge in various areas
05th Feb 2011
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Reply message RE: From D5000 to D7000
DreStapha
06th Feb 2011
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A general, generic topic D3100 with Sigma 17-70mm F2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM [View all]
I have got my D3100 with 18-55mm kit lens since a couple of months ago. Now i would l
PST 05-Feb-11 07:47 AM
by snapsh0t
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Reply message RE: D3100 with Sigma 17-70mm F2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM
d3100user Silver Member
28th Jan 2011
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Reply message RE: D3100 with Sigma 17-70mm F2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM
MEMcD Moderator In depth knowledge in various areas
28th Jan 2011
2
Reply message RE: D3100 with Sigma 17-70mm F2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM
PST
29th Jan 2011
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Reply message RE: D3100 with Sigma 17-70mm F2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM
PST
04th Feb 2011
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Reply message RE: D3100 with Sigma 17-70mm F2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM
MEMcD Moderator In depth knowledge in various areas
05th Feb 2011
5
Reply message RE: D3100 with Sigma 17-70mm F2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM
snapsh0t
05th Feb 2011
6

A general, generic topic If the USB is plugged-in, is the D5000 re-charging? [View all]
Pretty much every electronic device I have can be charged when it's plugged into the compu
Leskid 05-Feb-11 07:40 AM
by snapsh0t
82523
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Reply message RE: If the USB is plugged-in, is the D5000 re-charging?
arunrajmohan
16th Jul 2010
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Reply message RE: If the USB is plugged-in, is the D5000 re-charging?
MEMcD Moderator In depth knowledge in various areas
16th Jul 2010
2
Reply message RE: If the USB is plugged-in, is the D5000 re-charging?
Leskid
16th Jul 2010
3
     Reply message RE: If the USB is plugged-in, is the D5000 re-charging?
MEMcD Moderator In depth knowledge in various areas
16th Jul 2010
4
          Reply message RE: If the USB is plugged-in, is the D5000 re-charging?
ragin
03rd Feb 2011
5
               Reply message RE: If the USB is plugged-in, is the D5000 re-charging?
gkaiseril Gold Member
03rd Feb 2011
6
               Reply message RE: If the USB is plugged-in, is the D5000 re-charging?
briantilley Moderator Deep knowledge of bodies and lens; high level photography skills
03rd Feb 2011
7
Reply message RE: If the USB is plugged-in, is the D5000 re-charging?
snapsh0t
05th Feb 2011
8

A general, generic topic Firmware Update for the D3100 [View all]
Firmware update 1.01 is now available.
jpFoto 04-Feb-11 03:26 PM
by dsgcobra
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Asgard Administrator He is your Chief Guardian Angel at the Helpdesk and knows a lot about a lot
25th Jan 2011
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Reply message RE: Firmware Update for the D3100
ragin
02nd Feb 2011
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Surreal612 Silver Member
02nd Feb 2011
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ragin
03rd Feb 2011
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dsgcobra
04th Feb 2011
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A topic tagged as in need of help D3100 Settings [View all]
My wife recently got a D3100 and has no idea how to use it, nor do I. What is the best se
ryanfeasel 03-Feb-11 12:46 AM
by rhom
31799
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ragin
02nd Feb 2011
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Reply message RE: D3100 Settings
d3100user Silver Member
02nd Feb 2011
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Reply message RE: D3100 Settings
rhom
03rd Feb 2011
3

A general, generic topic focus problem w/ D5000 [View all]
Hi, I have a new D5000 and it has been taking very good action photos of sports events
torgerman 29-Jan-11 06:14 AM
by torgerman
31350
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Reply message RE: focus problem w/ D5000
MEMcD Moderator In depth knowledge in various areas
27th Jan 2011
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Reply message RE: focus problem w/ D5000
torgerman
29th Jan 2011
3
Reply message RE: There is probably not enough light
Len Shepherd Gold Member
27th Jan 2011
2

A general, generic topic D3100 Bracketing? [View all]
For those of you who like to bracket our exposures, what have you found to be the best way
sfbillm Silver Member26-Jan-11 08:56 PM01749

A general, generic topic Why is my D5000 so slow when taking pictures? [View all]
Why is my D5000 so slow when taking pictures?? It takes so long to beep when i half press
superwayers 26-Jan-11 12:13 PM
by klloyd3225
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klloyd3225
26th Jan 2011
1

A general, generic topic C&C please [View all]
caught this one evening after getting my d3000. C&C welcome http://fa rm5.static.flickr.
cyberwasp 26-Jan-11 05:06 AM
by xJohnnyOx
31409
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Reply message RE: C&C please
clayolmstead
17th Aug 2010
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Reply message RE: C&C please
STAN__LEE Gold Member Donor Ribbon Awarded for his generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014
21st Aug 2010
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Reply message RE: C&C please
xJohnnyOx
26th Jan 2011
3

A general, generic topic Nikon D5000 focus issues [View all]
Hi all. I've had my D5000 since July. The majority of my photos are soft and out of focus.
furry1 25-Jan-11 05:49 PM
by furry1
32156
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Reply message RE: Nikon D5000 focus issues
MEMcD Moderator In depth knowledge in various areas
18th Jan 2011
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Reply message RE: Nikon D5000 focus issues
jpFoto
19th Jan 2011
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Reply message RE: Nikon D5000 focus issues
furry1
25th Jan 2011
3

A general, generic topic D5000 at Costco [View all]
I was at the Costco in Brookfield, CT yesterday. They had a big display of D5000s for sal
rtg 25-Jan-11 04:01 AM
by andres0101
31340
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jpFoto
12th Jan 2011
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Reply message RE: D5000 at Costco
Guardian2011
16th Jan 2011
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andres0101
25th Jan 2011
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A general, generic topic hey guys need some direction or clarification .... [View all]
so ive been playing around with my camera and and now want to know when or house to use th
andres0101 24-Jan-11 09:40 PM
by andres0101
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JosephK Silver Member Fellow Ribbon awarded for his excellent and frequent contributions and sharing his in-depth knowledge and experience with the community in the Nikonians spirit.
24th Jan 2011
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Reply message RE: hey guys need some direction or clarification ....
andres0101
24th Jan 2011
2

A topic tagged as in need of help Little White Dot Appearing In Video [View all]
Hey everyone, so I've been compiling footage for a movie I'm currently working on and as I
ILL Cosby 24-Jan-11 02:56 PM
by aolander
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aolander Silver Member
23rd Jan 2011
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ILL Cosby
23rd Jan 2011
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aolander Silver Member
24th Jan 2011
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Reply message RE: Little White Dot Appearing In Video
ILL Cosby
24th Jan 2011
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Reply message RE: Little White Dot Appearing In Video
aolander Silver Member
24th Jan 2011
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A general, generic topic How to set auto timer while on auto bracketing? [View all]
I am keen to attempt HDR . But when I set my camera for auto bracketing, it refuses to all
jamesrdroy 24-Jan-11 10:24 AM
by jamesrdroy
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Reply message RE: How to set auto timer while on auto bracketing?
aolander Silver Member
22nd Jan 2011
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Reply message RE: How to set auto timer while on auto bracketing?
jamesrdroy
23rd Jan 2011
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Reply message RE: How to set auto timer while on auto bracketing?
gkaiseril Gold Member
23rd Jan 2011
3
Reply message RE: How to set auto timer while on auto bracketing?
jamesrdroy
24th Jan 2011
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A general, generic topic Video Files [View all]
Hello.. New to the group so excuse the repetition.. QuickTime video clips seem very jumpy
mjd70 23-Jan-11 06:33 PM0536