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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: At the Beach - Open Thread October 20, 2017
    Fantastic captures Henry. The concentration on the faces of the surfers in #2 and #3 comes through so well.SuryStatistics: Posted by sury — Fri Oct 20, 2017 1:59 am
  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Animal Kingdom - Open Thread October 20, 2017
    Ossie wrote:sury wrote:The zebra shot looks like a composite with foreground in focus and backgroundnot distracting. I liked the "sudden" transition from sharp foreground to blurry background.SurySury Thank you. I see where you are coming from.A small herd of Zebra, 10 or so, had been frolicking around kicking up a great deal of dust before […]
  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Show us PORTRAITS October 19, 2017
    Nice photos!Boy with pigeon, Senso-ji, Asakusa, Tokyo, 2003Statistics: Posted by bakubo — Thu Oct 19, 2017 11:56 pm
  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: At the Beach - Open Thread October 19, 2017
    It has been a few years since I have been to Santa Cruz. Good to see it again. Here are a few from Waikiki.Statistics: Posted by bakubo — Thu Oct 19, 2017 11:54 pm
  • Sony Alpha 100-900 • Re: Sony announces new A9 in New York.... October 19, 2017
    I read the reviews of the A9 with interest and saw the awesome performance of this camera in the videos. I was tempted to invest in an A6300 to replace my NEX-6 and relegate my A6000 to support camera status.Put the NEX-6 up for sale with a minimum price of £175.00 delivered UK. Not a […]

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Photoworld and Image – complete digital 28 issue archive!

We are able to offer, now, the complete 28-issue digital archive in page-turn format for the final eleven years of Minolta Image and Photoworld (as it became) from 2002 to 2011. For only £10, a one-off payment, you unlock the complete collection of digital versions of the printed quarterly magazine.

This collection forms a . . . → Read More: Photoworld and Image – complete digital 28 issue archive!

Sony ‘HowTo’ videos – a different level

Paul Genge of Sony UK noted my criticism of the Sony corporate videos. Well, what Sony were not publicizing so well was that Paul has been making some rather homespun but far more valuable and interesting videos – in fact, going beyond the usual remit of Sony staff to do stuff almost off the cuff.

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NEX-5 with ECM-SST1 mic

Some parts of this were very close to large PA system speakers; others were close to dangerous loud instruments of war, notable Border fiddle and Scottish bagpipes from the Coldstream town pipe band (not the same as the Guards, this is the locals not their namesakes!).

Hand-held, mic set to 90 degree coverage not . . . → Read More: NEX-5 with ECM-SST1 mic

Nikon D5000 first day – quick HD vid

True to promise, the Nikon D5000 did become available on May 1st in the UK, and my review camera turned up mid-day in time to be photographed and have its battery charged. Taking it out on my walk to the post (regrettably, to send in large sums of VAT and tax…) the sun came out . . . → Read More: Nikon D5000 first day – quick HD vid