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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Car Parts June 19, 2018
    Fancy neighborhood David Antony. Branches were tad masking the Mercury though in the first one.SuryStatistics: Posted by sury — Tue Jun 19, 2018 11:49 pm
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Car Parts June 19, 2018
    Taken the past hour Monday June 18. 8:30 pm hand held.No where near the class of all other fine photos here.Visitors to my next door neighbour.My neighbours Bentley some how got the betterin the 2nd shot!Statistics: Posted by david antony — Tue Jun 19, 2018 5:27 am
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Car Parts June 19, 2018
    Another great addition sury. Yes the Rolls looks terrific valery.Statistics: Posted by david antony — Tue Jun 19, 2018 5:21 am
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Car Parts June 17, 2018
    Thank you Valery. Love that 69 Rolls.Statistics: Posted by sury — Sun Jun 17, 2018 7:56 pm
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  • Digital non-SLR • Re: Fuji X10 on it's last legs.... June 17, 2018
    Back in Stock: Reconditioned Olympus E-M10II for $299//www.43rumors.com/back-in-stock-reconditioned-olympus-e-m10ii-for-299/Statistics: Posted by bakubo — Sun Jun 17, 2018 7:04 pm
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A7RII versus Pentax 645Z

At a workshop given by John Denton for The Flash Centre, with Elinchrom lighting and Pentax 645Z demonstration. model Laura posed for a comparison pair of shots using the Pentax with 90mm macro lens and the A7RII equipped I regret to say with a much inferior lens, the basic 28-70mm.

To compare the quality bear . . . → Read More: A7RII versus Pentax 645Z

Sharp vintage glass – and subject

Twenty years ago I was operating one of the first full service digital photo studios in the world. I had already published, back in 1986, the world’s first desktop published commercial periodicals and won the UK Printing Industries Research Association inaugural DTP Awards, in 1987, for this. We’d bought the first Apple laser printer in . . . → Read More: Sharp vintage glass – and subject

No AA filter for future Sony models?

Pentax’s new K5 IIs – a 16 megapixel DSLR with a proper glass prism giving nearly 100% view and 92% scale – is a variant of the improved K5 announced overnight (British time) without an AA filter.

You might be interested in Pentax when you learn that their new SAFOX AF assembly goes down . . . → Read More: No AA filter for future Sony models?

Pentax Q up to battle it out with NEX and Ricoh

Although it’s not Alpha, this product announcement – embargoed until 5am UK time, 23rd June, though no doubt by adhering to the embargo we will be a day later than hundreds of websites breaking it – speaks volumes for the impact of Sony’s Alpha system, its interformat lens compatibility, and the future of non-SLR systems.

. . . → Read More: Pentax Q up to battle it out with NEX and Ricoh

Pentax K-7 -720p video, serious competition

PENTAX UK is pleased to announce the launch of the PENTAX K-7 lens-interchangeable digital SLR camera. The K-7 combines a variety of advanced functions and user-friendly features to ensure outstanding reliability and capability within a compact, lightweight body (says the press release from Pentax in the UK).

The K-7 joins the current PENTAX K . . . → Read More: Pentax K-7 -720p video, serious competition

Zeiss announce 18mm f3.5 – not for Alpha

The parallel development of Carl Zeiss lenses for Sony (AF lenses in the Alpha mount) and independent manual focus lenses for other makes continues. The latest CZ design is a revision of the classic 18mm Distagon last seen in the Contax system, optimised for colour balance and reflection supression with digital SLRs.

. . . → Read More: Zeiss announce 18mm f3.5 – not for Alpha