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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Pied Water-tyrant May 28, 2015
    A bird of marsh habitats in Colombia.Statistics: Posted by Pitter — Thu May 28, 2015 11:41 pm
  • Sony Alpha 100-900 • Re: A77II review finally turns up May 28, 2015
    Thank you for you help, I will have a look at the menu settings and see how the changes effect the viewfinder. ThanksStatistics: Posted by TheOldHobbit — Thu May 28, 2015 5:52 pm
  • Sony Alpha 100-900 • Re: A77II review finally turns up May 28, 2015
    Like Mike said, turn off auto review. In the menu, it's the second tab, first page, bottom option. I only know that because I always turn it off for doing timelapse to keep from interfering with intervals and delays and also because I'm sure it saves battery power.Statistics: Posted by the_hefay — Thu May 28, […]
  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Flowers 2015 May 28, 2015
    Fantastic flower shots JB and Sury. I love the shallow dof you guys are producing.Statistics: Posted by the_hefay — Thu May 28, 2015 4:49 pm
  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Flowers 2015 May 28, 2015
    2 and 3 tend to reflect my sensibilities when photographing flowers. I always look to the space around the subject and try to get to a place where the background has very few objects in it. Big objects are better than small objects or a space that has many small objects like a bed of […]

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Sigma’s system revolution


Sigma Imaging, already one of our favourite lens makers, has announced upgrades and new functions for their entire system which will transform the way it works with all the major camera systems. The new DC 17-70mm f/2.8-4 – DC (APS-C format) lenses have never been given the EX designation, even when they clearly matched the EX […] . . . → Read More: Sigma’s system revolution

Photokina new matte box, 55-300mm


Made by Sony according to girl on photokina stand after asking bloke. But closer examination matte box/rig says Genius as the maker so pretty sure it’s third party. Similar shown on other cameras. 55-300mm SAM DT. We were allowed to take test shots briefly with the Alpha 99 and 28-75mm SAM lens. The camera is just a […] . . . → Read More: Photokina new matte box, 55-300mm

A divided path for Sony


Most Japanese camera companies have divisions, groups, and teams right down to the very last individual product. Even a single lens design may have its own small team, from R&D and design down to final assembly. What we are seeing happen in Sony right now is the result of complex competition and collaboration between several […] . . . → Read More: A divided path for Sony

Last call for Sony Awards entries

Wednesday 07 December, the World Photography Organisation, issues a last call for entries for the 2012 Sony World Photography Awards, the world’s most comprehensive photography competition. The deadline for entries is Wednesday 04 January 2012 giving photographers from across the world just four weeks left to enter. The Sony World Photography Awards is free to enter […] . . . → Read More: Last call for Sony Awards entries