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  • Private FS posts • FS: A700; NEX7; and lenses May 27, 2015
    Hifor sale: Sony A700. Clean, perfect working conditions. Original charger and strap, third party battery $225 Minolta 24-85 f3.5-4.5 RS version. Clean glass. Good mechanics and cosmetic conditions. $110 NEX-7 body only. In box with all original accessories. $425 Sony SEL 20 f2.8 Pancake. Like new, in box $225SSHH and paypal fees included in the […]
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Flowers 2015 May 26, 2015
    Holy macro (no pun intended). I have not posted on that forum in ages. I like your solution much better, JB. I have been yearing for that gemfor a while now. May be I should sell 24/f2 and get that 135. This one is a 64 image overlay in 2 rows. I do need to […]
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Flowers 2015 May 26, 2015
    Never heard of a culset. Googled it and look at what I found:http://www.dpreview.com/forums/post/26785843My short answer is that I shrink MFD by using the 135mm. Statistics: Posted by jbtaylor — Tue May 26, 2015 8:16 pm
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Tiny sensor revenge gallery thread! May 26, 2015
    Yeah, those big ones on buildings are just like the ones in Madrid I mentioned earlier -- except they were in Spanish. I haven't seen any iphone posters here in Budapest though.Statistics: Posted by bakubo — Tue May 26, 2015 8:02 pm
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Flowers 2015 May 26, 2015
    That is a fantastic bokeh. What is the MFD on that beauty? Have you tried "cutting it short" by using a culset? I did precisely that recently on Rokinon and here is how it looks. Nothing compared to your shots but then... No one can take away my right to be dumb right? I was […]
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Articles

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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