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by GaryFriedman
Mon May 24, 2010 7:19 am
Forum: DSLRs pre-2006
Topic: alpha mount future - question for DK
Replies: 62
Views: 15536

Re: alpha mount future - question for DK

David,

All the SAM lenses I've tried have been as noisy as the screwdriver-blade lenses. Are you saying these will be more suitable for AF during video shoots?

-Gary
by GaryFriedman
Wed Dec 16, 2009 3:04 am
Forum: Alpha A-mount System
Topic: Rebuttal of lukewarm A550 review...
Replies: 21
Views: 3377

Re: Rebuttal of lukewarm A550 review...

Hi, David. Actually, I intentionally didn't name names when I talked about "lukewarm reviews" - yours I thought was on-target and outstanding (as always). I was just trying to drive the point home that Sony didn't have advanced users like you and me in mind when they designed that camera (...
by GaryFriedman
Wed Dec 16, 2009 1:01 am
Forum: Alpha A-mount System
Topic: Rebuttal of lukewarm A550 review...
Replies: 21
Views: 3377

Rebuttal of lukewarm A550 review...

Hi, all. I'm in the midst of writing a book on the A500/A550, and as part of my "research" I took off my "pro photographer" hat and used it as the only DSLR on my family vacation. And while my opinion of the camera started out to be pretty much in line with what Mr. Kilpatrick ha...
by GaryFriedman
Thu Oct 02, 2008 6:26 am
Forum: Photographing People
Topic: Welcome to the "Photographing People" Forum!
Replies: 6
Views: 6182

Re: Blinking eyes

i took some photos at friends wedding recently and had to keep retaking them as i kept getting faces with eyes half closed, i used prmutations of bounce flash, direct flash with and withouth sto fen diffuser but in the end just had to retake them again and remind them not to blink. Hi, Mike! Sounds...
by GaryFriedman
Wed May 23, 2007 8:34 pm
Forum: Lens Lore
Topic: The Lensbaby 3G in action
Replies: 11
Views: 4481

I had a feeling you would reply like that...

Hi, David!

Why did I instinctively know that you not only knew about the Zoerk, but you also had mountains of experience with other earlier competitors as well? :-)

-Gary
by GaryFriedman
Wed May 23, 2007 8:47 am
Forum: Photographing People
Topic: Welcome to the "Photographing People" Forum!
Replies: 6
Views: 6182

Welcome to the "Photographing People" Forum!

Hello, one and all! David has asked me to be the moderator of this forum, which I consider to be both an honor and a privilege. I suppose it's standard for an introductory post to outline the kinds of topics that are appropriate -- topics like lighting, lenses, technique, approaching people, getting...
by GaryFriedman
Wed May 23, 2007 8:31 am
Forum: Lens Lore
Topic: The Lensbaby 3G in action
Replies: 11
Views: 4481

Have you tried the

David,

Lensbaby is great, but have you tried the (slightly more serious) system from Zoerk?

http://www.zoerk.com/pages/p_mfs.htm

It's a bit pricey, but the lens is quite sharp!!

-Gary
by GaryFriedman
Wed May 23, 2007 8:15 am
Forum: Repairs & Servicing
Topic: Self-timer screw for an XK/XM?
Replies: 0
Views: 1749

Self-timer screw for an XK/XM?

Hi, all.

My interchangeable-finder XK (I believe it's called the "XM" in Europe) is missing the small, flat, round screw which holds the self-timer lever in place.

Am looking for a replacement!! Can anyone help?

ADVthanksANCE !

-Gary Friedman
by GaryFriedman
Wed May 23, 2007 8:12 am
Forum: Repairs & Servicing
Topic: Terry's Camera Repair - Fountain Valley, California
Replies: 6
Views: 4514

I second that!

I actually live a few miles from Fountain Valley, and have used Terry's Camera Repair many times. He and his wife had moved to Orange County over 30 years ago, and he is perhaps the last of a dying breed of manual camera repair experts. Over the years he's CLA'd my SRT-102, XE-7, and added a new foo...

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