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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Long Exposures September 25, 2016
    A cracking picture, Doc. How did you calculate exposure?Statistics: Posted by Birma — Sun Sep 25, 2016 10:30 pm
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Loch Duich September 25, 2016
    A photo, taken last year, but only processed recently. Dawn light over Loch Duich in NW Scotland. A fabulously photogenic area. Just down the road from Eilean Donan castle and the Isle of Skye one way, and the Five Sisters of Kintail and Glen Shiel the other way. 2015 Skye Easter - Dawn Across Loch […]
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Long Exposures September 25, 2016
    Or maybe this one will urge you all to post your long exposure shots...a99 + Sig 35/1.4 Art + Manfrotto Befree25 sec. f/9 ISO 100Vedi Cellar by Dr. Harout Tanielian, on FlickrStatistics: Posted by Dr. Harout — Sun Sep 25, 2016 7:43 pm
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Long Exposures September 25, 2016
    An old shot from Rodos, Greecea99 + 28-75/2.8 SAM + Manfrotto BefreeRodos by Dr. Harout Tanielian, on FlickrStatistics: Posted by Dr. Harout — Sun Sep 25, 2016 7:39 pm
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  • Sony Alpha 100-900 • Re: A99 11 September 25, 2016
    bfitzgerald wrote:No app on the Windows store from Sony so that won't be much use to me. The reason I have a windows phone is they are one of the few makers that have a decent camera in the phone! I've tried plenty out there too.M2 Sony Camera Remote (https://www.microsoft.com/store/apps/9wzdncrdg75pI have it installed on my […]
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Alpha 55 1080p HD video – snow in Scotland

This video was made on December 23rd using the Alpha 55 (AVCHD recording) hand held, with SS enabled, and the Carl Zeiss 16-80mm zoom. This video has been uploaded in full 1080p HD and can be viewed at high resolution if you have a fast enough connection. The soundtrack is a classical guitar piece I . . . → Read More: Alpha 55 1080p HD video – snow in Scotland

CZ 16-80mm Adobe Profile

Continuing to make profiles when time permits, here is a reasonably detailed profile for the Sony DT 16-80mm f/3.5-4.5 ZA Carl Zeiss zoom (2007) created using the Sony Alpha 550 14.2 megapixel camera using Manual Focus Check Live View at 14X to set the lens focus and ensure the chart is positioned to use 100% . . . → Read More: CZ 16-80mm Adobe Profile

CZ 24mm + 35mm and 85mm SAM lenses arrive

Sony is expanding its line-up of over 30 A-mount lenses with new models that will appeal to seasoned photographers and those new to DSLR cameras alike – a 35mm f/1.8 DT (APS-C) SAM, an 85mm f/2.8 full frame SAM, and the long-awaited 24mm f/2 Carl Zeiss Distagon T* 24mm f/2 for full frame with . . . → Read More: CZ 24mm + 35mm and 85mm SAM lenses arrive

Which Sony Alpha kit lens?

This article was originally published in Photoworld magazine April 2008. It discusses the reasons for choosing between the 18-70mm, 16-105mm, 16-80mm, 18-200mm and 18-250mm kit lens choices for the Sony Alpha DSLR system and has been updated as necessary from the original text.

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Zeiss announce 18mm f3.5 – not for Alpha

The parallel development of Carl Zeiss lenses for Sony (AF lenses in the Alpha mount) and independent manual focus lenses for other makes continues. The latest CZ design is a revision of the classic 18mm Distagon last seen in the Contax system, optimised for colour balance and reflection supression with digital SLRs.

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Sony Carl Zeiss SAL 16-80mm f/3.5-4.5 T* ZA DT

A review by David Kilpatrick from Photoworld Spring 2007 with additional updates

MY SONY Carl Zeiss 16-80mm “superzoom” arrived from Warehouseexpress – the best price I could find and one of the very best dealers in terms of service – packed rather minimally for a £465 purchase.

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