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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Gateway Arch - Saint Louis July 23, 2018
    smulnik wrote:One of the tram boarding stations which are about 40 feet beneath the Arch legs.Cell phone camera0523180752.jpgI don't think they've changed the loading stations since they built the place! I looks just the same as it did the first time I went there, in the 1960's!A little piece of me is in there somewhere. […]
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Color Purple - Open Thread July 21, 2018
    Nice shots and no thank you Sig - I am fine without purple decor. As for purple dancing togs, here is another variation of "dancing togs" ortogs to go dancing. My daughter getting ready for my niece's one of the many pre wedding celebration where (bollywood) dancing is involved. She has henna "tattoo" on her […]
    sury
  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Color Purple - Open Thread July 21, 2018
    Cool shots guys!Looking for a purple decorating idea for the house? NEX 7, 24-70 ZA, F3.5, 1/40, ISO 400.How about some purple dancing togs?A99, 70-200 G, F3.2, 1/320, ISO 1250.Statistics: Posted by smulnik — Sat Jul 21, 2018 5:02 am
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Color Purple - Open Thread July 19, 2018
    This is an ice skating rink in the spring. The ice has melted and a little gray remains.Favorite place of townspeople - ForksStatistics: Posted by ValeryD — Fri Jul 20, 2018 12:05 am
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Night shots - open thread July 19, 2018
    Sury! Thank you!Statistics: Posted by ValeryD — Fri Jul 20, 2018 12:02 am
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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

NEX, A33, A55 support – new ACR 6.2/LR3.2 final

The final release of Adobe Camera Raw 6.2, DNG Converter 6.2 and Lightroom 3.2 includes raw conversion support for the Alpha 33 and 55 models as well as the NEX-5 and NEX-3, Alpha 290 and 390 which were included in the Release Candidate versions. These August 30th releases are final version, RC versions are a . . . → Read More: NEX, A33, A55 support – new ACR 6.2/LR3.2 final

Eyepiece magnifiers for the Alpha DSLRs

The launch of the Alpha 350, with its small 0.74X viewfinder, makes a proper eyepiece magnifier attachment an essential addition to the Sony accessory range. Olympus, Nikon and Pentax all have such magnifiers, which permit a full view of the screen for most wearers and make all the difference to the manual focusing and general . . . → Read More: Eyepiece magnifiers for the Alpha DSLRs