Photographers sometimes require an extra level of ultra-fine auto focus tuning. Micro adjustment is a feature on newer digital single lens reflex cameras and allows you to fine-tune and register the autofocus position for multiple lens models, then apply that compensation whenever the lens is attached to your DSLR.
It is important to remember that the micro adjustment is an adjustment specific to the camera and lens combination. The adjustment is unique to each lens, and the adjustment information is stored in the camera body.
General cleaning & maintenance includes:
The technician starts by checking the functions of the camera and attached lens. Before we start cleaning, we take a photo of the sensor to see where the dust and debris on the sensor is (image taken at f/22).
Then the cleaning process starts by externally cleaning the camera body and lens, this way we don’t introduce any new dust or debris. We then clean the inside of the mirror box, which consists of the mirror box, mirror, focusing screen and sensor.
We print out and provide you with an image of the sensor before and after we clean the camera. If the firmware requires updating, we do that for you as well.
The sensor cleaning service is also a great general check out for your camera and lens.
Repair and cleaning is our specialty! We service the following:
Cameras (both analog/film and digital); Lenses (both analog/film and digital); Flashes (on-camera flashes, as well as studio strobes and power packs); Tripods (Manfrotto & Gitzo); Binoculars; Spotting Scopes; Projectors (analog and digital) and other photographic related items. In addition we offer data recovery from memory cards.
Infrared Photography is a unique form of photography that is quite different than black and white photography. In general, photography is the art of capturing visible light whereas Infrared photography captures invisible light.
Infrared filters are available for the front of your camera lens to the end of a lens to create the IR affect. However, the IR filter itself is very dark, which makes it hard for the camera to focus and meter.
Rather than adding a filter to the end of the lens, we offer a true IR conversion, which consists of replacing the hot mirror inside the camera with a IR filter of your choice (590nm, 630nm, 720nm, 750nm or 800nm and 850nm). The cost to convert a DSLR runs $250. This includes disassembling the camera, cleaning and then removing the hot mirror in order to replace it with an infrared filter. We will also update the cameras firmware if necessary.