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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Macros from Meadowlark July 20, 2017
    jbtaylor wrote:It's nice to have a lens that motivates one to get off the couch and shoot.You have a gem in this one.JB, I don't know about you but for me the lens that usually gets me motivated to shoot is the 'new' one, even if it's one I dug out of the closet where […]
    Dusty
  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: My GF7 in IR July 20, 2017
    sury wrote:Thank you Yildiz for your encouragement. Yesterday I realized that I have not used my A900 at all in 2017. That made me wonder if I need another body. 42MP sounds so tempting.SuryI think the proper response to that problem is to see if another PCA member needs an A900.I can think of at […]
    Dusty
  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: My haitus July 20, 2017
    Tom,Thank you for your words of encouragement and proof positive results of your daughter. I am very happy about the outcome and it gives me hope and encouragement as my symptoms too have subsided to a very large extent. I am now dealing with new symptoms popping up and disappearing. I have accepted to live […]
    sury
  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: My haitus July 20, 2017
    sury wrote:I was diagnosed with Cavernous hemangioma (tumors in brain whose location in my case make theminoperable) which caused involuntary movements in my left leg and hand.I was sorry to hear about this, but I am optimistic about your future health. Every individual is different, but a Cavernous hemangioma is what happened to my daughter […]
    UrsaMajor
  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Aircraft - Open Thread July 19, 2017
    Sury # 2 and # 3 - very good done.Statistics: Posted by ValeryD — Wed Jul 19, 2017 10:00 pm
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Never say ‘zoom with your feet’…

There’s a dismissive and rather superior position some camera club buffs take – ‘why not zoom with your feet?’. It is well worth ignoring. The focal length of your lens, whether your use a zoom or a range of fixed focal length lenses, decides the exact relationship of elements in the picture including one component . . . → Read More: Never say ‘zoom with your feet’…

Free! July-August f2 Cameracraft magazine

It’s still current (published in June, but it’s our July/August edition) and it’s free to read now! Includes Sony EL-Skyport Plus HS, Samyang 135mm f/2, Sigma MC-11 EF-E, Cullmann Titan 935 tripod, Nikon D500, Canon 1DX MkII, Fujifilm X70, brilliant steampunk book project story, NYC Dance Project portfolio, five top photographers on Industrial Photography and . . . → Read More: Free! July-August f2 Cameracraft magazine

Sony’s precision aspherics

In interviews about the new micron-accurate aspheric lens element moulding process used to increase the resolution of the latest Sony G Master lenses, a visual has appeared which shows the ‘onion ring’ effect that coarser mould machining causes in lens elements.

Working independently, I’ve been aware of this for years – and I have used . . . → Read More: Sony’s precision aspherics

Friedman’s Alpha 99 e-book released

Well, we knew it would take some time – Gary Friedman has been working on his Alpha 99 e-book since the camera was pre-released to the press, and six months later, he’s got a huge volume as a result.

“This is my largest and most comprehensive work to date – 625 pages!”, Gary says.

It . . . → Read More: Friedman’s Alpha 99 e-book released

Cameracraft – a new quality photo quarterly

STOP PRESS update: Cameracraft issue 1, Q4 2012, will mail out on Tuesday September 11th. Subscriptions placed by the end of Sunday 9th will be included in the mailout. Subscriptions placed after this date may be mailed before September 14th if possible, but the week after that is photokina – and we will be unable . . . → Read More: Cameracraft – a new quality photo quarterly