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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Exhibit your B&W shots August 26, 2016
    Street kids in Japan. Walking to school together in the morning, Japan, 2003Little boy wearing his mother's shoes, Japan, 1988Statistics: Posted by bakubo — Fri Aug 26, 2016 9:49 am
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  • Lens Lore • Re: How wide is wide enough? August 26, 2016
    sury wrote:my search to Sigma 12-24 and Minolta 17-35 (I think Barry suggested the same) and if I find the Tamron 19-35 I might pick one. With best regards,SurySury: PM sent....Statistics: Posted by pakodominguez — Fri Aug 26, 2016 2:03 am
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: There be dragons August 26, 2016
    BirmaCongratulations on capturing these shots. I find it hard enough to get a decent shot of birds in flight let alone Dragonflies. OssieStatistics: Posted by Ossie — Fri Aug 26, 2016 1:28 am
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  • Lens Lore • Re: How wide is wide enough? August 25, 2016
    Tony,Thank you for the examples. I thought I would see more distortion at these focal lengths. SuryStatistics: Posted by sury — Fri Aug 26, 2016 12:24 am
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  • Lens Lore • Re: How wide is wide enough? August 25, 2016
    Sury, one of my favourite lens when I used a film SLR was an old Sigma 18mm lens. Equivalent to a 12mm a-mount. I found it entirely useable as I'm sure you'd find a 12-24 lens now. I only used 2 lenses (not strictly true) with film, the 18mm and an ancient Soligor zoom, somewhere […]
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Elinchrom EL-Skyport Plus HS for Sony MFA

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This is expanded from the feature which appears in the July/August issue of f2 Cameracraft magazine. We’ve been using the Elinchrom EL-Skyport Plus HS for Sony Multi-Function Accessory shoe since its arrival on May 28th as the first test unit released by Elinchrom. If you wonder why I don’t immediately do a clickbait blog . . . → Read More: Elinchrom EL-Skyport Plus HS for Sony MFA

Sony confirm silent mode in A7S

Today, Sony confirmed a rumour – no doubt started as a result of pre-production tester leaks – that the A7S would have a completely silent all-electronic shutter mode. This is not the same as the Electronic First Curtain shutter found on the A7, A99, A77, A6000 and so on but conspicuously absent on the A7R. . . . → Read More: Sony confirm silent mode in A7S

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? . . . → Read More: Alpha 900 – finder and frames