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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Huntley Meadows - Not Just Birds September 19, 2017
    I like these. My favorite is the leaf because of its simplicity and the bokeh… and because I went hiking this weekend and got hit in the face by bunches of those dangling booby traps. I never thought to stop and take photos of them. From now on I will.SigStatistics: Posted by smulnik — Tue […]
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Helping Friends with Short Art Films September 18, 2017
    Just a couple more shots from the mine: working out the composition of the scene, and marking through the choreography.SigStatistics: Posted by smulnik — Mon Sep 18, 2017 9:18 pm
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Helping Friends with Short Art Films September 18, 2017
    jbtaylor wrote:Very interesting.Seems odd that in the world of digital imaging that one must trek that far into the earth to find an interesting background. Maybe "feel" has something to do with it.Kindest Regards,JTYes, there's a different "feel", and since these guys are good at finding fee-free locations, shooting on site can be a lot […]
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Helping Friends with Short Art Films September 18, 2017
    Almazar80 wrote:... Dancing lead miners? I would not have thought about that.Well, you know... lead poisoning. This particular scene is of a miner's strike and fight. It's kind of like West Side Story where all of the fighting is choreographed dancing.SigStatistics: Posted by smulnik — Mon Sep 18, 2017 8:32 pm
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: My haitus September 17, 2017
    Please forgive me for no keeping up with you. Reading this thread has me wiping my eyes.I wish you the utmost in peace and tranquility.JTStatistics: Posted by jbtaylor — Mon Sep 18, 2017 12:51 am
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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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