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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: A99-2 February 20, 2020
    Sury, Aster, thank you for comments!This is a presentation at RWB School Professional Division. They do not decorate the classroom, only the black floor and black drapery. At this time, they also set up a screen for a video presentation.The first couple are RWB students and it was a dance from the Don Quixote ballet.The […]
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: A99-2 February 20, 2020
    .Nice light and good shots as Sury commented, Vallery. Ballet provides such good photo opportunities. Can this be a Carmen press showing since the costumes appear Latin style? The lack of décor/background elements is may be due to such a reason?Thanks for sharing,YildizStatistics: Posted by aster — Thu Feb 20, 2020 9:12 am
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: A99-2 February 20, 2020
    Valery, they are excellent as usual. I wish the background was not as mixed as it were though.SuryStatistics: Posted by sury — Thu Feb 20, 2020 7:16 am
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: A99-2 February 20, 2020
    Long time I haven't been in RWB. Today was media call again.A99-2 + Minolta 80-200and A77-2 + 16-80 CZStatistics: Posted by ValeryD — Thu Feb 20, 2020 5:17 am
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Death Valley, California February 20, 2020
    Nice shots, but last four shots my favorite.Statistics: Posted by ValeryD — Thu Feb 20, 2020 5:11 am
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Sony technology statement – new stuff all round

Whether you like it or not – and some aspects are going to be useful – Sony is rolling out a whole new generation of gear including advances in digital imaging. This is a long statement made at a press conference. It would take a long time to edit it, so here’s their text in . . . → Read More: Sony technology statement – new stuff all round

Sony CMOS sensor background revealed

There is a white paper by Sony Semiconductor on the imaging processing which I think is in the HX1, //www.sony.net/Products/SC-HP/cx_news/vol55/pdf/featuring55.pdf. I assume it is the IMX-032 CMOS sensor (//www.sony.net/Products/SC-HP/cx_news/vol55/np_imx032cqr.html) mated to a CXD4109AGG image processing chip. There seem to be some interesting techniques employed, multi-plane synthesis to combine several frames for low light and HDR . . . → Read More: Sony CMOS sensor background revealed

A700 and A100 rear LCD screen resolution

Sony say that the Alpha 100 has a 230,000 pixel rear screen and the Alpha 700 has 920,000 pixels. What they don’t make entirely clear is how many individual R, G or B pixels are used to create each ‘pixel’ of the image (complete RGB). In fact the 920,000 pixel screen is VGA – 640 . . . → Read More: A700 and A100 rear LCD screen resolution