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The end is near …

To all the friends and customers of Meier Camera – I am happy to announce I will be retiring at the end of Sept 2017 ( the end of this week) I am sad to announce the store will be closing at the end of this week. Michelle and I are going to move back […]

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Sparkler pictures

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Shooting pictures of sparklers is a little easier than fireworks because your subject is closer. You should be able to use auto focus – you may have to prefocus with assistance from a flashlight. Set your AF mode to AF-S for Nikon and Sony or One Shot for Canon. Exposure mode – manual – aperture […]

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Tips for shooting fireworks

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A few things to think about and try while shooting fireworks from resident expert Tim Pinnow. 1. You will probably have to manually focus because the sky is so dark. Set focus out to the end – infinity. Zoom will depend on what you want the view to be. 2. Camera is set to manual […]

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Derek Hood

MCS is sad to say we lost a good friend this week with the untimely passing of Derek Hood. Derek was a very good customer of ours, but more importantly, a great friend. Around 2002, in the beginning stages of the digital SLR era, Derek helped me so much in understanding the workings of a […]

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Snowy Owl

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  Thanks to Mark Kotanchek for helping me get this Snowy Owl image. We saw this southwest of Midland near the Pine River. We were able to get under the tree she was in ( about 50 feet up) and kept approaching until we were quite close. Captured with the new Nikon 80-400 VR2 AFS […]

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Former Midland business owner Bill Meier passes away

“Smile!” Bill Meier made that request to thousands of people, but he also practiced it. And now, the world will miss that smile as the longtime owner of Meier’s Camera Shop in downtown Midland died on Wednesday in Wilmington, N.C.   Read more on the Midland Daily News

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Meier Camera on eBay

To see used items on our eBay store follow this link: http://stores.ebay.com/cameraman122   In the left column is a search box you can use to search our eBay store for particular items. The eBay store contains mostly manual focus film gear.  Our inventory of auto focus and digital camera gear is on display in the Ashman St. […]

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Meier Camera has Moved!

Feb 18th 2013 is the 1 year anniversary of our move to 140 Ashman St. Meier Camera is still in downtown Midland for more than 45 years.  If you haven’t visited us in while, stop by to see the new store!

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Welcome!

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