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  • Give it Your Best Shot • The metal birds June 30, 2016
    I still think the A99 with 70-400G is one of the best telezoom/camera combinations available in terms of IQ. This pairing keeps delivering me crisp, sharp and relatively noise free images even though both are a little tired. I've had the zoom since it was launched and the zoom action is a little sticky, the […]
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • A bit of wildlife June 30, 2016
    I took a few shots up at the Bullers of Buchan which is on the Aberdeenshire coast just North of Aberdeen. A very noisy place at the moment but fairly decent for photography.MikeStatistics: Posted by mikeriach — Thu Jun 30, 2016 7:59 pm
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  • Off Topic • Re: Heavy heart June 30, 2016
    Cheers guys. I haven't posted images for a while so I'll have to sort some out. Problem is I rarely use my Photobucket as all my "interest" groups are now on Facebook so I can post direct.Watch out though.....MikeStatistics: Posted by mikeriach — Thu Jun 30, 2016 7:47 pm
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: ND HDR June 30, 2016
    I like the pictures. Quite 'zingy' but they definitely have a look.Statistics: Posted by Birma — Thu Jun 30, 2016 7:13 pm
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  • Effects and Art Techniques • Re: Where does post processing end and art techniques start? June 30, 2016
    .Thank you, Peter. : )Impressive final products from ordinary-looking good shots that accommodates interesting subjects. The change/transformation is remarkable.Now, back to studying your images and taking in what you wrote. I'd like you to know that all is of interest and very much appreciated. You really have your craft in your command.Thank for taking the […]
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Sony’s Alpha 99 – mastery wrapped in dilemma

A99 with 28-75mm lens

The launch of and initial reaction to Sony’s Alpha 99 has been spoiled, for many, by the overpricing of the camera generally and to a greater degree in some key markets. The promise of the SLT design, and Sony’s move away from flapping mirrors and optical prisms with their associated collimation and alignment, was . . . → Read More: Sony’s Alpha 99 – mastery wrapped in dilemma

Sony aims for the sky – RX1?

According to Sonyalpharumours, on Wednesday Sony will not only announce the Alpha 99 full frame SLT, but will reveal a compact bodied full frame fixed lens model with the same 24 megapixel sensor, called the RX1 and taking the concept of the RX100 zoom ‘one inch’ format model to a new height (photo – from . . . → Read More: Sony aims for the sky – RX1?

The truth about 24 megapixels

There is a rumour, which the ides of August may stab in the back or elevate to divine truth, that the coming Alpha 77 will have 24 megapixels.

Because of this rumour, there is a lot of very negative discussion going round to the effect that 24MP on APS-C is far too much and the . . . → Read More: The truth about 24 megapixels

Nikon D3X 24.4 megapixel sensor leak

USERS of the Nikon D3 downloading the latest firmware update have found information strings referring to the D3X and listing the file sizes the forthcoming camera will produce. The sizes match the pixel count of the Sony full-frame CMOS sensor due to be used in the ‘Alpha 900’ Sony full-frame body.

. . . → Read More: Nikon D3X 24.4 megapixel sensor leak

Sony 24.8 megapixel full frame CMOS announced

Sony Corporation today announced the development of a 35mm full size (diagonal:43.3mm) 24.81 effective megapixel, ultra-high speed high image quality CMOS image sensor designed to meet the increasing requirement for rapid image capture and advanced picture quality within digital SLR cameras.

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