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  • Lens Lore • Re: How wide is wide enough? July 22, 2016
    Thank you classiccameras. Since I have not done any wide angle photography (at least knowingly), the intent is toexplore the genre, for want of a better term. Essentially learn what to do and what not to do. I always used panostitching as my answer to UWA lenses or lack thereof, and that is not always […]
    sury
  • Lens Lore • Re: How wide is wide enough? July 22, 2016
    In my 35-mm SLR days 24-mm was considered ultra wide and any thing wider was almost in Fish Eye territory. A 28-mm and 35-mm wide was my usual lens for landscape and vintage motor cars etc, but we were always concerned about wide angle distortion, so careful camera position was important and of course we […]
    classiccameras
  • Lens Lore • Re: How wide is wide enough? July 22, 2016
    sury wrote:Thank you Henry for your perspective. I have seen people gushing over wider than 24 (my reference point),and that piqued my curiosity.If you don't know how you would specifically use it then I suggest not getting one. You can probably search around for photos, good ones, taken with UWA lenses to get an idea […]
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Schoodik Peninsula July 21, 2016
    I like the second one.SuryStatistics: Posted by sury — Thu Jul 21, 2016 10:57 pm
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  • Lens Lore • Re: How wide is wide enough? July 21, 2016
    Thank you Henry for your perspective. I have seen people gushing over wider than 24 (my reference point),and that piqued my curiosity. One underlying nagging is that do I want to buy another A-mount lens. SuryStatistics: Posted by sury — Thu Jul 21, 2016 10:43 pm
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Sony A7R II review by David Kilpatrick

Sony’s A7R II has a unique position in the mirrorless ILC world, creating the largest image files at over 42 megapixels from an in-body five axis stabilised sensor with exceptional performance given by backside illuminated CMOS.

My reviews in print of the Sony A7R II have now appeared, in the British Journal of Photography, . . . → Read More: Sony A7R II review by David Kilpatrick

Sigma’s system revolution

17-70mm-f2.8-4

Sigma Imaging, already one of our favourite lens makers, has announced upgrades and new functions for their entire system which will transform the way it works with all the major camera systems.

The new DC 17-70mm f/2.8-4 – DC (APS-C format) lenses have never been given the EX designation, even when they clearly matched . . . → Read More: Sigma’s system revolution

Alpha’s Silver Jubilee

The Alpha System celebrates its Silver Jubilee or 25th Anniversary this month.

We have a full length revision of the article which appears in the latest Photoworld now online as a page here.

Read our 25th birthday review of the Alpha system’s history now!

. . . → Read More: Alpha’s Silver Jubilee

Sony unveils ‘ACE’ dealers in UK

What we thought would be the ‘Alpha Pro’ project – display centres for the entire system sited at key retail outlets through Britain – turned out to be the ‘ACE’ project. That is, Sony Alpha Centres of Excellence. London Camera Exchange Colchester, one of the selected dealers, supplied these shots of the new showcase.

. . . → Read More: Sony unveils ‘ACE’ dealers in UK