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by bakubo
Sun Jun 23, 2019 2:16 am
Forum: Alpha A-mount System
Topic: Future of A mount
Replies: 85
Views: 9264

Re: Future of A mount

Okay, it sounds like your problem is solved then. In my case, I use m4/3 because of size/weight mated with good results. I use both Olympus and Panasonic lenses and bodies since they are interchangeable, but for you sticking with just Panasonic still gives you plenty of body choices and lens choices.
by bakubo
Sat Jun 22, 2019 12:43 am
Forum: Alpha A-mount System
Topic: Future of A mount
Replies: 85
Views: 9264

Re: Future of A mount

It sounds like m4/3 is right up your alley then.
by bakubo
Tue Jun 18, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: Give it Your Best Shot
Topic: Budapest to the Black Sea by boat and coach (Warning some nudity)
Replies: 4
Views: 233

Re: Budapest to the Black Sea by boat and coach (Warning some nudity)

Nice photos!

I have been to Hungary twice, but haven't tried a Danube cruise. Should do it someday. I want to visit Romania too.
by bakubo
Sun Jun 16, 2019 10:51 pm
Forum: Give it Your Best Shot
Topic: Photos with evidence of the photographer
Replies: 208
Views: 27937

Re: Photos with evidence of the photographer

Nice one! I had forgotten about this thread. Thanks for reminding me.

Shikoku, Japan:

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Shikoku, Japan:

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Tokyo, Japan in March 1992 in my office. Not sure how I accidentally got in this photo. :)

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by bakubo
Sun Jun 16, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: Alpha A-mount System
Topic: Future of A mount
Replies: 85
Views: 9264

Re: Future of A mount

It seems like there are lots of used A99, A77, A900, A850, etc. bodies available for pretty good prices. If I wanted an A-mount body to use with my lenses then I would get one of those. I still have my A700 and A100 packed away with the lenses far away. There just hasn't been all that much new devel...
by bakubo
Fri Jun 14, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: Alpha A-mount System
Topic: Future of A mount
Replies: 85
Views: 9264

Re: Future of A mount

Of course I have no special knowledge or insight into what Sony is thinking and I don't make predictions about these things since I most certainly don't know, but it seems to me that there is a good likelihood that Sony will keep the A mount alive for a long time. How many A mount lenses are out in...
by bakubo
Fri Jun 07, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: Alpha A-mount System
Topic: Future of A mount
Replies: 85
Views: 9264

Re: Future of A mount

I got a Sony RX100 last year: http://www.photoclubalpha.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=9124 It had 2.0 firmware, but the latest firmware for download is 1.10. It is not the same as the 2.0 firmware for the RX100III, etc. See the thread. Something seems to have changed and it may be some of the in...
by bakubo
Wed Jun 05, 2019 1:31 pm
Forum: Digital Workflow and PP
Topic: Why it's time to move away from Lightroom
Replies: 67
Views: 11604

Re: Why it's time to move away from Lightroom

Yes, I agree. That is why I still pay for the LR/PS subscription. I bought ACDSee Pro 9 a few years ago and thought it was good. I also bought Aftershot Pro 1 a long time ago and thought it was fairly good too. Both were a lot easier to use and understand than darktable. I tried ASP 3 a couple of ye...
by bakubo
Tue Jun 04, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: Digital Workflow and PP
Topic: Why it's time to move away from Lightroom
Replies: 67
Views: 11604

Re: Why it's time to move away from Lightroom

I have seen several recommendations for the series of darktable tutorials done by Bruce Williams. Here is the first one:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s41rmYxOQ0g&list=PLlYWvzmJQTrRq7JrYdD7k3-8-v-uHnhK_

It looks like he has several dozen on youtube.
by bakubo
Tue Jun 04, 2019 12:12 pm
Forum: Alpha A-mount System
Topic: Future of A mount
Replies: 85
Views: 9264

Re: Future of A mount

Which Canon are you using now? I used to have a 30D and 60D. Both were wonderful cameras.
by bakubo
Sat Jun 01, 2019 11:10 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: 1958 Sears Camera Catalog
Replies: 5
Views: 2570

Re: 1958 Sears Camera Catalog

http://www.vintag.es/2012/10/1958-sears-camera-catalog.html Leica M3 for $456 -- adjusted for inflation that is $3676 in 2013 dollars. Nikon S-2 for $415. Rolleiflex for $349.50. Speed Graphic Press Camera for $399.50. The current digital Leica M10-P sells for $7995. The Leica M3 that cost $456 in ...
by bakubo
Thu May 23, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: Give it Your Best Shot
Topic: Tiny sensor revenge gallery thread!
Replies: 899
Views: 110669

Re: Tiny sensor revenge gallery thread!

Very much I began to think, and it is worth buying the Zeiss 16-35 lens, maybe for the money get the phone Huawei P30 Pro or Huawei P20 Pro, which one has optical zoom from Leica and 40mp? Although Xiaomi continues to amaze me... [ Nice photos! The future of Huawei is sort of cloudy at the moment. ...
by bakubo
Tue May 21, 2019 12:34 am
Forum: Alpha A-mount System
Topic: Future of A mount
Replies: 85
Views: 9264

Re: Future of A mount

Carl Garrard (some may know him or remember him) wrote about the A-mount today.

Sony A-Mount: Single Lens Translucent is Still Relevant

https://photographic-central.blogspot.com/2019/05/sony-mount-single-lens-translucent-is.html?m=1
by bakubo
Fri May 10, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: Digital Workflow and PP
Topic: Why it's time to move away from Lightroom
Replies: 67
Views: 11604

Re: Why it's time to move away from Lightroom

I have not checked Rawtherapee for a long time. Apparently it now has local adjustments.

A skin smoothing showcase using RawTherapee’s Local adjustments

https://discuss.pixls.us/t/a-skin-smoothing-showcase-using-rawtherapees-local-adjustements/12420

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