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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Few visitors December 14, 2018
    Thank you sureStatistics: Posted by david antony — Fri Dec 14, 2018 8:22 am
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  • Jokes and Photo Phunnies • Old age December 14, 2018
    This is what all 80+ year olds, and those yet-to-be, have to look forward to!! This is something that happened at an assisted living centre The people who lived there had small apartments but they all ate at a central cafeteria. One morning one of the residents didn't show up for breakfast so my wife […]
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Few visitors December 14, 2018
    Nice capture DA.SuryStatistics: Posted by sury — Fri Dec 14, 2018 6:15 am
  • Give it Your Best Shot • Few visitors December 13, 2018
    Bullfrog on pool coverBirds & Bees. Place 40 watt red bulb to keep nectar from freezing, keeps it around 70ºfA 58// Posted by david antony — Thu Dec 13, 2018 8:54 pm
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Tiny sensor revenge gallery thread! December 13, 2018
    Great capture ValeryD. Yes really nice coloursI often use the phone for convenience.My locksmiths shop. Brilliant locksmith!After good tidy up. Braced shoulder afterpolice chase/crash.Statistics: Posted by david antony — Thu Dec 13, 2018 8:34 pm
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Past Article Calendar

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Sony launches A99II at photokina

Sony has today released the details of the updated A99II, using a 42MP sensor and 5-axis stabilisation to match the A7RII. It does not appear to have retained GPS and the paragraph highlighted in red later on indicates a weasel-worded possible get out for this – it may not embed GPS in the image . . . → Read More: Sony launches A99II at photokina

B&H has Hasselblad HV offer again

Hasselblad HV from B&H

I feel slightly sick… I’ve spent so much on buying and replacing successive Sony A7 series cameras and their lenses that I can’t just buy this outright, which I would love to do. I sold my A99 to get the A7R (subsequently replaced by A7II, and now by A7R II) . . . → Read More: B&H has Hasselblad HV offer again

Sony’s Alpha 99 – mastery wrapped in dilemma

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

The EVF future

At photokina 2010, Paul Genge from Sony pretty much told me that Sony’s future lay in the EVF (translucent mirror or otherwise, Electronic View Finder) models. He was not able to say anything firm. Since then, I’ve spoken to him on several occasions and he has repeated that Sony left all options open but the . . . → Read More: The EVF future

Four new Alphas – and two ‘translucent’

It’s a funny word to use, because the mirrors involved are transparent and not translucent (which implies passing light but not in an image-forming manner). Translucent means semi-opaque, letting light through in the way that an opal perspex sheet or Kodatrace foil does. Transparent means something you can see through.

But now, thanks to the . . . → Read More: Four new Alphas – and two ‘translucent’