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by peterottaway
Wed Nov 19, 2008 7:21 am
Forum: Lens Lore
Topic: sony vs tamron 18-250
Replies: 49
Views: 5894

Re: sony vs tamron 18-250

Sonolta wrote about whether to choose Sony or Tamron. All I will say is Yes I do prefer the same look Yes I do prefer the same feel Yes I do prefer the same direction in manual focus, especially as I use mf most of the time except for street shooting and sport. Saving a couple of dollars just doesn'...
by peterottaway
Tue Nov 18, 2008 7:33 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Female Contributors ?
Replies: 3
Views: 573

Female Contributors ?

I know that I can't tell by your log - ins and even the one's with photographs cannot be taken at face value, but how many female photographers are there contributing ? Lens Lore with it's " male geek attempting attitude " at times may not appeal to genteel lady photographers, but most of ...
by peterottaway
Mon Nov 17, 2008 12:34 am
Forum: Welcome and well met!
Topic: Hello From Baltimore
Replies: 5
Views: 1058

Re: Hello From Baltimore

To David on his comment on South Africa and to anyone with an interest in Media Studies, I will say that how the world press examine and expose South Africa at the 2010 World Soccer Finals will be very interesting.
by peterottaway
Sun Nov 16, 2008 2:59 am
Forum: DSLRs pre-2006
Topic: Rumours
Replies: 40
Views: 5653

Re: Rumours

Minolta / Sony users are so much like the Apple Mac faithful when two or more are gathered together. I am a member of both camps of many years standing. When it comes to discussing the near mythical A800 and the A700i if you are following the old Minolta protocols, I think that you need to think abo...
by peterottaway
Fri Nov 14, 2008 11:34 pm
Forum: Welcome and well met!
Topic: Another Australian
Replies: 4
Views: 929

Re: Another Australian

I have " wear and tear " arthritis in my hands, although in general this does not make for much of a problem with mounting lenses on cameras or on a tripod. But makes it funny to watch me attempting to unseal a pressure sealed glass jar. It also does make me more aware of the weight and ba...
by peterottaway
Fri Nov 14, 2008 3:33 pm
Forum: Welcome and well met!
Topic: Another Australian
Replies: 4
Views: 929

Another Australian

I'm Peter Ottaway and am from Northam in Western Australia which was named after Northam in Devon and is some 100 km west of the state capital and only major city of Perth. Which was named by the founding governor James Stirling after Sir George Murray, the Secretary of State for Colonies at the tim...
by peterottaway
Fri Nov 14, 2008 12:30 am
Forum: Lens Lore
Topic: Lens price
Replies: 15
Views: 2274

Re: Lens price

Call them Sony G or C Z, my main concern is that Sony puts adequate cattle in the market at similar prices that Nikon and Canon charge. They don't have to match them lens for lens and mm for mm, after all just look at how many Canon 70 - 200 are on offer. But to be taken seriously Sony does need to ...

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