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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: New Orleans, LA, USA January 22, 2020
    JT,Something like this? I am learning the art of seeing it through someone else's perspective and cross reference it with mine to evolvemy own. So I am not taking any offense to your input and it is a learning process for me. It does not mean I like the changes, it meansthat someone else likes […]
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    Hey Sury, good effort. I keep scrolling back to the first image for comparison (which I believe has the best exposure of them all). Maybe just take a little off the top end and you have it. Of course, this is only my opinion.Statistics: Posted by jbtaylor — Wed Jan 22, 2020 6:48 pm
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Fitting a Vectis 80-240mm to the NEX

OVER the past few days I’ve been looking at the NEX-5 and a range of lenses and optical systems. I’ve got adaptors for C-mount (16mm/TV/CCTV) lenses, Leica 39mm screw, Minolta MD and the LA-EA1 for Alpha A-mount. The NEX-5 has proved able to provide a surprisingly bright focusing image through a classic German microscope:

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Tamron grey importers get €2m fine

TAMRON Europe GmbH, Cologne, Germany attains drastic 2 Mio € penalty verdict against Ruitenberg / Crown in the Netherlands for dealing with illegal imports (press release)

On June 30th 2010 the district court in Utrecht/Netherlands (file reference number 262876/HA ZA 09-458) rendered a verdict against Mr. H.P. Ruitenberg and 4 respective entities of the so-called . . . → Read More: Tamron grey importers get €2m fine

CZ 24mm + 35mm and 85mm SAM lenses arrive

Sony is expanding its line-up of over 30 A-mount lenses with new models that will appeal to seasoned photographers and those new to DSLR cameras alike – a 35mm f/1.8 DT (APS-C) SAM, an 85mm f/2.8 full frame SAM, and the long-awaited 24mm f/2 Carl Zeiss Distagon T* 24mm f/2 for full frame with . . . → Read More: CZ 24mm + 35mm and 85mm SAM lenses arrive

NEX camcorder launched

Sony, which has a UK event taking place on Thursday July 15th showcasing new products for the Christmas market, has surprised us by launching its NEX mount HD camcorder with 14.2 megapixel CMOS sensor and 18-200mm OSS interchangeable lens much sooner than anyone expected.

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Practical’s NEX-5 verdict – 8/10

I was going to post this on our Forum for NEX originally. It’s not good form to launch into what may be seen as ‘rival’ publications or journalists, so it’s the kind of thing which is often kept to blog pages or forum discussion. But Practical Photography is one the best-selling, and most powerful, photo . . . → Read More: Practical’s NEX-5 verdict – 8/10

Firmware update for NEX-5 and 3

Sony has introduced a firmware update, allowing consumers to shoot in 3D on the a NEX-5/NEX-3 interchangeable lens cameras.

The free download from the Sony Europe support site (//support.sony-europe.com/dime/DSLR/DSLR.aspx) adds several performance enhancements including 3D Sweep Panorama. This exciting new technology means it is now possible for consumers to capture dramatic panoramic images in 3D, . . . → Read More: Firmware update for NEX-5 and 3