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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 […]
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  • 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 […]
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  • 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 […]
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  • 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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Alpha A9 promises professional performance

You can order the A9 here – any of these links to order will help photoclubalpha pay our way.

B&H have it listed

WEX in the UK (also Calumet)

Amazon (co.uk)

The front view below of the Sony Alpha A9 body, introduced today, gives a subtle clue about changes under the hood. For . . . → Read More: Alpha A9 promises professional performance

Nikon launch today – Sony sensors?

Nikon is holding a launch today (June 30th) in London, and presumably worldwide. Richard Kilpatrick is attending for Icon Publications Ltd. As at 1.30am Monday, no press release has been received from Nikon, so we can assume an embargo will be in place but news may be released around 10.30am Monday 30th (GMT).

The launch . . . → Read More: Nikon launch today – Sony sensors?

Nikon D3X 24.4 megapixel sensor leak

USERS of the Nikon D3 downloading the latest firmware update have found information strings referring to the D3X and listing the file sizes the forthcoming camera will produce. The sizes match the pixel count of the Sony full-frame CMOS sensor due to be used in the ‘Alpha 900’ Sony full-frame body.

. . . → Read More: Nikon D3X 24.4 megapixel sensor leak

Alpha 900 may (not!) have Live View

The prototype ‘Flagship’ Alpha DSLR, with its 24 megapixel sensor, may offer live view – almost certainly off the sensor. Sony prototype (it is still officially in that state) product photographs reveal what looks like an extra button or sliding switch – and at least one rumour states that this is definitely for live view.

. . . → Read More: Alpha 900 may (not!) have Live View