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by prjohn
Wed Jul 28, 2010 9:50 am
Forum: Lens Lore
Topic: Best budget lens at 300mm or more?
Replies: 10
Views: 1852

Re: Best budget lens at 300mm or more?

How about the Minolta 75-300 big beercan? Although very difficult to find at the moment
by prjohn
Wed Feb 10, 2010 2:56 am
Forum: DSLRs pre-2006
Topic: Freeze your sensor for top high ISO results.
Replies: 5
Views: 1395

Re: Freeze your sensor for top high ISO results.

Just a thought, if freezing your camera produces better high iso results. Then is it possible that Sony is pushing the bionz processor to maximise speed to the detriment of the sensor. Is it just possible that the excessive heat created by the processor will lead to a hotter environment affecting th...
by prjohn
Thu Jan 07, 2010 9:52 pm
Forum: DSLRs pre-2006
Topic: CES
Replies: 5
Views: 1302

Re: CES

CES is not the place for new announcements, wait for the PMA in Feb.
by prjohn
Thu Dec 03, 2009 8:27 pm
Forum: DSLRs pre-2006
Topic: SONY ALPH A A750
Replies: 85
Views: 13460

Re: SONY ALPH A A750

They might even remove the shutter button and make everything voice controlled I don't think so! Sony's new camera will not need voice control. It will hover beside you at all times and because of it's super intelligent microprocessor it will always detect and take the perfect photo. Due to built i...
by prjohn
Sat Aug 29, 2009 8:49 am
Forum: Alpha A-mount System
Topic: Link to noise comparison A500
Replies: 38
Views: 8586

Link to noise comparison A500

http://www.artaphot.ch/dslrs/201-jpg-noise-a500-a700-a900-and-dynax-7d A comparison between a500-a700-a900-and-dynax-7d although not conclusive it does bring some interesting results. The A700 appear to have focusing issues. There Is a thread commenting on these results at dpreview. http://forums.d...
by prjohn
Tue Apr 07, 2009 6:19 pm
Forum: Aster's Photo Challenge
Topic: Challenge 6: “My Favourite Beverages and Flavours”-Concluded
Replies: 40
Views: 6785

Re: Challenge 6: “My Favourite Beverages and Flavours”

A nice shot prjohn, it certainly says "Coffee!". I like the wide format. Are the leaves etc. coffee plants? They don't look how I expected. If I was being really picky I think it would be nice to have the top of the mug clear of the leaves and the mug to be a bit sharper? If nothing else ...
by prjohn
Tue Apr 07, 2009 4:18 pm
Forum: Aster's Photo Challenge
Topic: Challenge 6: “My Favourite Beverages and Flavours”-Concluded
Replies: 40
Views: 6785

Re: Challenge 6: “My Favourite Beverages and Flavours”

Keeping within the spirit of topic here my contribution.

I think I have capture the freshness and richness, what do you think?
A Coffee Moment:
Image
by prjohn
Sat Feb 14, 2009 7:03 pm
Forum: Aster's Photo Challenge
Topic: Challenge 4: Stir Crazy! - Concluded
Replies: 48
Views: 7382

Re: Challenge 4: Stir Crazy!

Thanks David. The Pentacon 50mm lens has a manual/auto switch allowing full control of aperture. Although different models of same lens may not have this function. Here is a link to another image taken with same lens: http://lh5.ggpht.com/_DCpaduzGwWI/SZbcYjmonHI/AAAAAAAAAEU/im0COkbmBbc/s800/Wine%26...
by prjohn
Sat Feb 14, 2009 5:17 pm
Forum: Aster's Photo Challenge
Topic: Challenge 4: Stir Crazy! - Concluded
Replies: 48
Views: 7382

Re: Challenge 4: Stir Crazy!

Image

Sony A300 Pentacon elecrica 50mm f1.8, iso100 1/8th @ f8, natural light through window.

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