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by harveyzone
Thu Oct 18, 2007 6:52 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Scam? - Adobe CS and Lightroom
Replies: 1
Views: 747

Re: Scam? - Adobe CS and Lightroom

I have been targeted by what I take to be a scam operation offering ( links disabled ): ADOBE PHOTOSHOP® CS3 AND ADOBE PHOTOSHOP® LIGHTROOM Save up to £85* on the professional photography solution: http://mail.adobe-direct.com/r?xJllHcnEPPWqEJWnPPTJT The unsubscribe here looks genuine but is it: Th...
by harveyzone
Fri Jul 27, 2007 10:32 am
Forum: Lens Lore
Topic: Peleng 8mm fisheye?
Replies: 5
Views: 1796

Mine was OK but after a few weeks of use, stopped focusing on infinity. I attempted to correct it, but the best it would do no matter what adaptors I use was 20cm focus. It was approx 0.3mm wrong in focus position. In the end I chucked the dismantled parts in the office bin rather than waste any mo...
by harveyzone
Thu Jul 26, 2007 11:43 am
Forum: Lens Lore
Topic: Peleng 8mm fisheye?
Replies: 5
Views: 1796

Peleng 8mm fisheye?

Hi there, Has anyone here attempted to use a Peleng 8mm fisheye on either a Sony A100 or a Minolta Film cameras (I have a dynax 5 and a 7000i and would like to be able to use it on one or both)? I would be interested in your experiences. I have seen one advertised as being for Minolta AF mount. I th...
by harveyzone
Wed Jun 06, 2007 9:43 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: It's all Greek to me!
Replies: 21
Views: 4962

Re: How about compact Minolta

osquar wrote:I believe Minolta had a compact camera model Dimage Xi. Does it qualify?


:D

Lateral thinking - I like it. My vote is that it goes in.
by harveyzone
Thu May 24, 2007 4:11 pm
Forum: DSLRs pre-2006
Topic: CF card reliability vs camera damage
Replies: 5
Views: 2063

I think the USB connector is also fairly fragile. Do you think so? It seems tougher to me, but this is completley unsubstantiated - just a gut feeling on it. My other reasoning (which has somewhat more logical grounding) is that a damaged USB port would generally not make the camera unusable. I cou...
by harveyzone
Thu May 24, 2007 1:02 pm
Forum: DSLRs pre-2006
Topic: CF card reliability vs camera damage
Replies: 5
Views: 2063

Re: CF card reliability vs camera damage

People say that you should use multiple smaller capacity cards rather than a single huge capacity card in case you have a card failure. However, I cannot remember reading any posts reporting card failure but have read many posts of people damaging (bending) the contact pins on their cameras during ...

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