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  • Off Topic • Re: Blurb B&W photo books September 22, 2018
    Just an fyi. Here is a something from someone who has been using Blurb for photos books for quite awhile://theonlinephotographer.typepad.com/the_online_photographer/2015/03/the-blurb-experience.htmlThis was written in 2015. If anything, I think Blurb has gotten a bit better.Statistics: Posted by bakubo — Sat Sep 22, 2018 6:06 pm
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Car Parts September 22, 2018
    Beautiful cars. In the first picture, for some reason, the white balance is strange, asphalt of a green tint.Statistics: Posted by ValeryD — Sat Sep 22, 2018 2:11 pm
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Car Parts September 22, 2018
    Unfortunately I had the wrong date for the Memorial Ride. Frank was the President of the Catwalkers MC. Burnaby BC. Over the more than fifty years I knew him. One Hell of a Guy!Screen shot off video clip.Statistics: Posted by david antony — Sat Sep 22, 2018 6:28 am
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  • Jokes and Photo Phunnies • Read about the parrot September 21, 2018
    Read about the parrot under the picture!IT'S NOT A BIRD. And then this landed in my inbox. I could not resist sharing it. This parrot is in fact a female model who posed for Johannes Stötter, a fine art body painter Using breathable paint, he spent hours painstakingly turning this woman into the image of […]
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Car Parts September 20, 2018
    Excellent Sury & ValeryThat is quite the LimoStatistics: Posted by david antony — Thu Sep 20, 2018 9:56 pm
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Victorian Photography in Edinburgh

Today I visited the press preview of Photography: A Victorian Sensation at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh. It’s a major exhibition which actually goes beyond the wonderful huge collection of mint condition Daguerreotypes and other early examples, ending with a Nikon D5500 as an example of today’s tech.

You can visit this . . . → Read More: Victorian Photography in Edinburgh

Sony’s BIG system future at photokina

I’m using my RX10 to report. This camera is my big Sony dilemma. It’s actually all I really need for 95% of my daily work.

Well, here we are reporting from photokina 2014, the major trade fair in Cologne. I’m only here for the day and a brief stop in tomorrow morning en route . . . → Read More: Sony’s BIG system future at photokina

Frank’s a definite Alpha Male

We shall be sending Frank Doorhof one of our original and rare Alpha Male T-shirts, in black, though I’m not sure we have anything quite large enough to fit him – which goes for his personality too. He’s a great workshop presenter, overcoming technical problems by just cracking on with whatever will work best. At . . . → Read More: Frank’s a definite Alpha Male

Sony at CES

With a slew of new products concentrating on 4K TV-video, enhanced SteadyShot HandyCams, and Cyber-Shot models with WiFi and smartphone connectivity, Sony did not release any still photography products in the Alpha or NEX ranges at CES.

See the entire press release

 

Sigma’s system revolution

Sigma Imaging, already one of our favourite lens makers, has announced upgrades and new functions for their entire system which will transform the way it works with all the major camera systems.

The new DC 17-70mm f/2.8-4 – DC (APS-C format) lenses have never been given the EX designation, even when they clearly matched . . . → Read More: Sigma’s system revolution

Sony technology statement – new stuff all round

Whether you like it or not – and some aspects are going to be useful – Sony is rolling out a whole new generation of gear including advances in digital imaging. This is a long statement made at a press conference. It would take a long time to edit it, so here’s their text in . . . → Read More: Sony technology statement – new stuff all round

Gary Friedman workshops in UK, September 13-16th

Gary Friedman, who is well known for his excellent e-books on the Alpha system (new one just out, Alpha 37 and 57) lives on the sunny, foggy, funky coast surrounded by surfing dudes and dudesses, just south of the vast conurbation of Los Angeles.

But having several million photo enthusiasts on his doorstep is . . . → Read More: Gary Friedman workshops in UK, September 13-16th

Sony Alpha 100 June 2006 launch report

Shortly before the June 6th 2006 worldwide launch of the Sony Alpha digital SLR system the European press learned that major title editors would meet in Marrakesh for the unveiling of the Alpha 100. No-one anticipated being driven miles into the desert-like countryside of Oued Nfis for the experience of a night under canvas after . . . → Read More: Sony Alpha 100 June 2006 launch report