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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Exhibit your B&W shots August 27, 2016
    Thanks Jeff! I agree about goats; glad it's not just me Statistics: Posted by Birma — Sat Aug 27, 2016 7:44 am
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Grandson August 26, 2016
    Thanks Andy. He's a pretty content little boy.Statistics: Posted by the_hefay — Sat Aug 27, 2016 12:49 am
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Exhibit your B&W shots August 26, 2016
    Henry, great pictures of the kids.Andy, excellent detail in this shot and I agree with you about the spooky look. Goats are the same and I've always thought it was because of the irises.Statistics: Posted by the_hefay — Sat Aug 27, 2016 12:48 am
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Grandson August 26, 2016
    Cute pictures Jeff, especially the grin in the second Statistics: Posted by Birma — Sat Aug 27, 2016 12:16 am
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Exhibit your B&W shots August 26, 2016
    Very nice Henry, especially the school pals Here is one from last summer. A tough looking Scottish character I came across.2015 Skye & Harris - Who Ewe Looking At? by Birm, on FlickrOne of the hardy Ewes put out to graze the Machair lined shore at Luskentyre on the Isle of Harris. I don't know […]
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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