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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
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  • 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 […]
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  • 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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Friedman’s Alpha 99 e-book released

Well, we knew it would take some time – Gary Friedman has been working on his Alpha 99 e-book since the camera was pre-released to the press, and six months later, he’s got a huge volume as a result.

“This is my largest and most comprehensive work to date – 625 pages!”, Gary says.

It . . . → Read More: Friedman’s Alpha 99 e-book released

Gary Friedman publishes NEX-7 ‘beyond the guide’ book

As Gary says, his e-books do not replace the camera manual and also don’t replace Camera Controls 101 – he writes for the user who already knows which end of the lens fits a screw filter and which end goes on the camera body. His new NEX-7 book fast-tracks into many key features of the . . . → Read More: Gary Friedman publishes NEX-7 ‘beyond the guide’ book

Free download PDF guide to Adobe Camera Raw

You can open or download an excellent (slightly dated, unrevised since ACR 6.1 but finally translated into English from the original Italian by Francesco Marzoli) guide to all the deeper functions and tricks of efficient workflow using Adobe Bridge, Camera Raw, Lightroom and Photoshop from X-Rite:

//www.xritephoto.com/Documents/Literature/EN/GuidaCameraRaw_en.pdf

This PDF instruction book obviously mentions the . . . → Read More: Free download PDF guide to Adobe Camera Raw

Field Guide for Alpha 700

Alan Hess is the author of a new field guide to using the Sony Alpha 700, published by Wileys, with 281 pages and the usual contents covering basic photographic techniques as well as the camera’s operation.

The cost of the guide is 16 Euros by mail order from Research & Markets of Dublin website; the . . . → Read More: Field Guide for Alpha 700