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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Do you think it is my profile? June 29, 2015
    Hehehe - well spotted by your brother, Sury. He obviously has your eye for a picture Statistics: Posted by Birma — Mon Jun 29, 2015 11:05 pm
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  • Aster's Photo Challenge • Re: Challenge #57:"So Green Is My Valley"-submissions until July 5th June 29, 2015
    A second submission. An early winter's morning looking east from the Malvern Hills across the Severn Valley. The sun was still below the horizon, with the early hint of a golden sunrise showing above the horizon. The lights from distant roads and houses still show up like in a night-time view, but the gloom is […]
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  • Aster's Photo Challenge • Re: Challenge #57:"So Green Is My Valley"-submissions until July 5th June 29, 2015
    Thanks for the reminder Yildiz Here is my first submission. A picture from Sunday, a rainy summer morning, but it's the rain that keeps it green 2015 Joan's Hill Farm - Summer Showers by Birm, on FlickrThe picture is titled "Summer Showers".A99 with SAL 28-75Statistics: Posted by Birma — Mon Jun 29, 2015 10:53 pm
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  • Digital non-SLR • Re: A7R II June 29, 2015
    I can't say in honestly I've bee having major AF issues with screw drive lenses even oldies. It is quite possible to AF with contrast AF with screw drive lenses the Nikon and Pentax models I used would work with that. If Sony don't support screw drive lenses with AF they'll be making a rather […]
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Grand Canyon Redux June 29, 2015
    Thank you Andy. The de-hazing slider is added to the latest release (LR6) and I have an older version.I could run the photos by PS and remove haze by doing unsharp mask at high radius and low percentage.Or it could be vice-versa. I can't remember now.SuryStatistics: Posted by sury — Mon Jun 29, 2015 8:14 […]
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The Alpha 900 as a high ISO body

Following the review on dPreview – more than anywhere else – Sony’s extremely poor JPEG engine with its associated wide radius chroma blur and strong luminance smoothing noise reduction has proved to be a dog well capable of biting its master. Definitely a dog, anyway. But this performance is not what the camera can really […] . . . → Read More: The Alpha 900 as a high ISO body

Alpha 900 – finder and frames

It’s not going to be long before we see the Alpha 900, and some cameras are known to be out there on trial in the hands of Sony staff and pre-release testers. I am not one, so rest assured, this is not a leak! What can you expect from the Alpha 900’s full-frame prism finder? (Note: […] . . . → Read More: Alpha 900 – finder and frames