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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Mergansers May 1, 2016
    A few weeks ago, I was walking at Huntley Meadows and came upon this merganser leaving its nest.1. Hello WorldA few weeks later, here they all are.2. The Brood3. Zipping AlongThey are really hard to find in the wetlands, as they seem adverse to being seen by predators (ospreys and eagles frequent Huntley Meadows). Thanks […]
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Meadowlark Gardens flowers May 1, 2016
    Thank you for the comments. It's always a treat to walk in the calm beauty of a flower garden.Statistics: Posted by Almazar80 — Sun May 01, 2016 7:00 pm
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Glossy Ibis May 1, 2016
    The ibis, like Elvis, has left the building (Huntley Meadows). According to some spectators, it just flew high into the sky and went eastward. It really is a beautiful bird. And thank you for the comments.Statistics: Posted by Almazar80 — Sun May 01, 2016 6:56 pm
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Clouds and Rays of Sunshine May 1, 2016
    Thanks for the comments. It's been cloudy and rainy here in the DC area for days. No dramatic clouds. Just grey. Still, there are flowers to look forward to.Statistics: Posted by Almazar80 — Sun May 01, 2016 6:53 pm
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  • Lens Lore • Re: 24mp sensors and lens performance April 30, 2016
    David said he had found a couple of faults with his Sigma MC-11 adapter and has sent it back or something like that. However, the Alpha A mount lenses both zooms and Primes are pretty good so I was blessed this morning at a camera shop in Stevenage Old town where they had a mint […]
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Sony A7 merges NEX and RX lines, RX10 revives classics

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Although some of my information back in September was off-mark (writes David Kilpatrick), the post which I put up here was definitely right about the new A7 or rumoured ‘full frame NEX’ being based on the RX body design. I gather it was not the Alpha division, or the NEX division, which handed the prototype […] . . . → Read More: Sony A7 merges NEX and RX lines, RX10 revives classics

RX1 ‘NEX’ coming in October – 2 interchangeable lenses

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Reporting from Perpignan, one of our good friends in the biz was enjoying the usual wine and sunshine with photojournalists from a French agency (or two). Turns out that right now there’s an RX1 with interchangeable lenses, just what we asked for when the camera was first seen at photokina, roaming the night-time streets of […] . . . → Read More: RX1 ‘NEX’ coming in October – 2 interchangeable lenses

Photokina new matte box, 55-300mm

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Made by Sony according to girl on photokina stand after asking bloke. But closer examination matte box/rig says Genius as the maker so pretty sure it’s third party. Similar shown on other cameras. 55-300mm SAM DT. We were allowed to take test shots briefly with the Alpha 99 and 28-75mm SAM lens. The camera is just a […] . . . → Read More: Photokina new matte box, 55-300mm

Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 full information

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Cyber-shot™ DSC-RX1 from Sony is world’s first1 compact camera with 35mm full-frame 24.3 effective megapixel sensor Full-frame imaging from a compact camera that’s drastically smaller and lighter than any full-frame DSLR Exmor™ CMOS sensor with approximately 24.3 effective megapixels for flawless, detail-packed photos and Full HD video Carl Zeiss Sonnar T* 35mm F2 prime lens; with Macro mode […] . . . → Read More: Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 full information

Sony aims for the sky – RX1?

According to Sonyalpharumours, on Wednesday Sony will not only announce the Alpha 99 full frame SLT, but will reveal a compact bodied full frame fixed lens model with the same 24 megapixel sensor, called the RX1 and taking the concept of the RX100 zoom ‘one inch’ format model to a new height (photo – from […] . . . → Read More: Sony aims for the sky – RX1?