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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: A99-2 August 14, 2018
    Great shots Valery, wonderful colours. ツStatistics: Posted by david antony — Tue Aug 14, 2018 6:07 am
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Exhibit your B&W shots August 13, 2018
    A bit in black and white fashionable style. Statistics: Posted by ValeryD — Mon Aug 13, 2018 6:30 am
    ValeryD
  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Rawlings Conservatory August 9, 2018
    Thanks Yildiz.Statistics: Posted by jbtaylor — Thu Aug 09, 2018 3:38 am
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Ruffled Feathers August 9, 2018
    Check the bird in image 2 in post #2. Clearly this bird was self mutilating. Having new friends willing to interact/groom allows the healing to take place. I have other images that I thought should not be posted. Birds with one eye or others that have plucked their breasts bare were heart wrenching to see […]
    jbtaylor
  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: A99-2 August 8, 2018
    aster wrote:.Lovely set of photographs, ValeryD. I like them all and love the composition and the emulation in the 2nd photo but I can't pass the 'girls-in-flight' shots of the lovely young ladies. Therefore, the last two grasped my undivided attention. Anything that can fly or attempts at flying is already a winner for me. […]
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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.

. . . → Read More: Sony ‘HowTo’ videos – a different level

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