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  • DSLR system • Re: KM Maxxum/Dynax/Alpha 7D jpegs October 20, 2016
    Any one still have a Fuji X-10 in their collection, don't sell it, keep it. The X-10 was one of those cameras that more or less got everything right re IQ and I never noticed the bright light globes that people kept talking about. Its Jpeg output is in my view so good RAW is […]
  • DSLR system • Re: KM Maxxum/Dynax/Alpha 7D jpegs October 19, 2016
    Well DPR made some major mistakes in their review of the X20 which I noticed very quickly when I used the camera:https://www.dpreview.com/reviews/fujifilm-x20/8X20 has much narrower DR and only improves when using the high ISO ramping DR..even so it can't match the X10 nor anywhere near it. Colour loss in shadow areas and crushed blacks were […]
  • DSLR system • Re: KM Maxxum/Dynax/Alpha 7D jpegs October 18, 2016
    Agree with most of what you say Barry, I think after Fuji dropped the EXR feature after the X-10, Jpegs got worse, and I totally disagree with DPReview when they said the X-20 and later the X-30 was sharper and a lot better than the X-10, it simply was not in my view and the […]
  • Digital non-SLR • A99 focussing problems October 17, 2016
    Has anyone had any focussing issues with the a99? On my very new camera I prefer to use spot focussing. I did a couple of photoshoots over the weekend and noticed that all of my images - the centre focus is out, anything that sits a few mm to the front or back are in […]
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Our Recent Motorcycle Tour of Kinnaur-Lahaul-Spiti October 17, 2016
    Very vivid colors. Very nice. Thank your for the description and background information. SuryStatistics: Posted by sury — Mon Oct 17, 2016 5:41 pm

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Sony’s Alpha 99 – mastery wrapped in dilemma

A99 with 28-75mm lens

The launch of and initial reaction to Sony’s Alpha 99 has been spoiled, for many, by the overpricing of the camera generally and to a greater degree in some key markets. The promise of the SLT design, and Sony’s move away from flapping mirrors and optical prisms with their associated collimation and alignment, was . . . → Read More: Sony’s Alpha 99 – mastery wrapped in dilemma

DxO Optics Pro support for Alpha 99

DxO Labs, announces the immediate availability DxO Optics Pro v8.1.1 for Mac and Windows, the latest version of its image processing software of reference for all serious photographers. This upgrade allows DxO Optics Pro 8 to support the Sony SLT-A99, the Pentax K-5 II and K-5 IIs, and the Canon EOS M.

DxO Optics . . . → Read More: DxO Optics Pro support for Alpha 99

Sony links up with HP’s Snapfish

Unfortunately your editor really just wants to go and live somewhere else, preferably a different planet. ‘PlayMemories Home‘ was bad enough but now it’s linked to another truly naff name, HP’s Snapfish. At least they haven’t tied up to the website with the worst name in the world, SmugMug (why didn’t they call that Slightly . . . → Read More: Sony links up with HP’s Snapfish

Soft strap ideal for Sony Alpha 99

Our Alpha 99 review will be up shortly – but in the meantime, here’s the strap I have been using on the 99. That little wallet attached to the strap has a secure, perfect fit holder for the 99 or NEX-6 flash shoe cover insert or for MS Pro Duo memory cards. Also, it is . . . → Read More: Soft strap ideal for Sony Alpha 99