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  • Welcome and well met! • Re: Signed up awhile ago, but didn't introduce myself October 21, 2016
    That hot blonde is probably a great grandmother by now!DustyStatistics: Posted by Dusty — Fri Oct 21, 2016 4:27 pm
  • Off Topic • Re: Sabrina sells us a B&H projector October 21, 2016
    Obviously, they wanted Mom to buy the big camera to take shots of the kids, and Dad the sneaky little one to take shots of other girls when Mom wasn't looking! DustyStatistics: Posted by Dusty — Fri Oct 21, 2016 4:24 pm
  • Off Topic • Re: Mom's little family camera October 21, 2016
    Not a whole lot larger than the Polaroid I inherited from my Aunt many years ago. They had purchased it on the early 60s to take photos of us wonderful nieces and nephews! They gave it to me, I unfolded it and noticed it still had film in it. I took one shot, and the […]
  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: B&W 120 photo using toy camera in 1968 October 21, 2016
    I was in a Yodobashi this morning looking around. Not planning to buy anything. As usual, they had a section with cheap, plastic, film cameras which are popular with some of the photo artistes. I took a snap of it. About US$50 at current exchange rates. By the way, some of you may have seen, […]
  • Digital non-SLR • Sony/Panasonic in Japan October 21, 2016
    I have probably mentioned before about the way Sony and Panasonic sell their cameras here in Japan which makes them rather unattractive and rarely bought by most non-Japanese residents. They have a Japanese-only menu that cannot be changed. A few stores sell a subset of the models as "international" versions with the following serious drawbacks:1. […]

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Sony and Zeiss renew co-operation agreement

OBERKOCHEN/Germany, 15.04.2009.

Carl Zeiss today announced that its Camera Lens Division will extend their successful collaboration with Sony Corporation for a further 5 years. Taking full advantages of their competence both companies agreed to cooperate even closer in developing and commercializing new imaging devices in the future.

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Which Sony Alpha kit lens?

This article was originally published in Photoworld magazine April 2008. It discusses the reasons for choosing between the 18-70mm, 16-105mm, 16-80mm, 18-200mm and 18-250mm kit lens choices for the Sony Alpha DSLR system and has been updated as necessary from the original text.

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Sony Carl Zeiss SAL 16-80mm f/3.5-4.5 T* ZA DT

A review by David Kilpatrick from Photoworld Spring 2007 with additional updates

MY SONY Carl Zeiss 16-80mm “superzoom” arrived from Warehouseexpress – the best price I could find and one of the very best dealers in terms of service – packed rather minimally for a £465 purchase.

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