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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Our Recent Motorcycle Tour of Kinnaur-Lahaul-Spiti July 24, 2016
    Nice Set. I do find first one a tad overexposed. I found the same with some of my A77MII shots of Machu Pichu.I had the Exposure Compensation dialed to +2 by accident. Rear dial default setting in any mode except M. The mountains and water look like a water color in the 3rd one - […]
    sury
  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Schoodik Peninsula July 23, 2016
    Thanks.I see why you would think of that shot. Different styles for different people. You are more of a people person than I.Statistics: Posted by jbtaylor — Sat Jul 23, 2016 2:28 pm
    jbtaylor
  • Give it Your Best Shot • Our Recent Motorcycle Tour of Kinnaur-Lahaul-Spiti July 23, 2016
    In the second half of the month of June I along with my husband Arun went on a two week motorcycle tour of Kinnaur-Lahaul-Spiti. I am posting three images taken at Dhankar. The first two have been taken by me using Sony A77II. The third one is by Arun using his Nikon.I took this shot […]
    Shelika Gaur
  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Schoodik Peninsula July 23, 2016
    jbtaylor wrote:A lesser traveled portion of Acadia National Park is captured with the a99 and the ZA 24mm f 2.0.Nice photos! Thanks for posting. I hope to someday visit Acadia.That last one reminds me a bit of a photo I took in 1986 at Point Lobos State Natural Reserve in California on a foggy morning. […]
    bakubo
  • Lens Lore • Re: How wide is wide enough? July 22, 2016
    Thank you classiccameras. Since I have not done any wide angle photography (at least knowingly), the intent is toexplore the genre, for want of a better term. Essentially learn what to do and what not to do. I always used panostitching as my answer to UWA lenses or lack thereof, and that is not always […]
    sury

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Our articles are written as ‘Posts’ and automatically added to Categories, Recent Posts and Archives. This manual index to articles will help you find the larger reviews, as distinct from short pieces on assorted subjects:

Main camera reviews

Alpha 77 review – The EVF Future

Alpha 77 review – Tomorrow Today

Alpha 55 – in depth pros and cons

NEX-5 and 3

Alpha 580 review

Sony Alpha 380 review

Which Sony Alpha? Choosing between the A700, A200, A300 and A350.

Sony Alpha 350 Live View tested

Sony Alpha 350 – a Creative Review

Sony Alpha 200 guided tour (full description with large photos and comments on operation)

Sony Alpha 700 operation and use review: the Interface

Sony Alpha 100 report from the launch of the camera

Do You Really Need an Alpha 900?

Alpha 900 as a High ISO Camera

Alpha 900, Canon 5D MkII, Nikon D3X studio shoot out test

Major overviews

70 Years of Minolta History – 113 cameras from 1928 to 1998

Lens Reviews

Sony DT 16-50mm f/2.8 SSM

Carl Zeiss 24mm f/2 Distagon T* ZA SSM

Minolta 70-210mm f/4 Beercan versus Canon 70-200mm f/4 L S

The 70-300mm SSM G sized up (first report)

Carl Zeiss 16-80mm zoom review

Tamron 18-270mm (non VC, Sony) f/4-5.6

Tamron 18-250mm zoom review

Tamron 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Tele-Macro LD Di

Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 SD (IF) DX reviewed in Nikon mount

Lensbaby 3G selective zonal focus tilt/swing lens

Sigma 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 DC OS HSM – star lens for use, reviewed 2009, still using it!

Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 EX DG HSM Macro II

Sigma 400mm f/5.6 classic M-AF – rechipping for digital

Sigma 50mm f/1.4 HSM EX DG

Tamron 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5

Which Sony Alpha kit lens?

Software Reviews

DxO Optics Pro 4.1 review

Seven raw processors tested with Alpha 700

Apple Aperture 2.0

Capture One v4

Accessories and aftermarket

Haoda Fu split-image/microprism replacement focusing screen for Dynax 5D or Alpha 100

Flash choices for the digital SLRs (camera top bounce/direct)

Studio Light table review and technique

Sony GPS-CS1 device to pin your pictures on Googlemaps


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