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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Backyard flowers April 21, 2019
    Hi, Sury; Your backyard is home to some very happy Clematis growth! The last photo displays its beauty and climbing nature against the wooden fencing.Roses are gorgeous. Is it possible that there was a raindrop stain or maybe some grease on the lens glass? I remember getting similar frames during a rainy day shoot. Hope […]
  • Alpha A-mount System • Re: Should I get rid of my APS-C gear? April 21, 2019
    ValeryD wrote:bfitzgeraldThese are the first impressions of using a full frame, they pass quickly ... Then, rather, there is a lack of a wide angle in existing lenses, moreover, there will not be enough extra 100mm for lenses with focal 200-300mm, which perfectly turn into 300-450mm on a crop cameras. Of course, the a77 has […]
  • Alpha A-mount System • Re: Should I get rid of my APS-C gear? April 21, 2019
    bakubo wrote:If you sell your A77 and A57 will it be about enough to get a second A99? Or maybe an A7II (or A7III) with adaptor?Not the bodies but if I dumped all the APS-C stuff it would be enough probably - depending on how you price it and if it sells. At the moment […]
  • Give it Your Best Shot • Backyard flowers April 21, 2019
    From yesterday's session in the back yard.On this one, I have not tested the lens after cleaning the UV filter, but I am wondering if the lens is out of whack.Statistics: Posted by sury — Sun Apr 21, 2019 5:00 am

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The EVF future

At photokina 2010, Paul Genge from Sony pretty much told me that Sony’s future lay in the EVF (translucent mirror or otherwise, Electronic View Finder) models. He was not able to say anything firm. Since then, I’ve spoken to him on several occasions and he has repeated that Sony left all options open but the . . . → Read More: The EVF future

Changing the Alpha 900 focusing screen

This is not a step by step, since the instructions for this operation are very clear and the procedure is simple and nearly foolproof. It is simply a reassurance for those worried about changing their screen, with some tips.

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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

Eyepiece magnifiers for the Alpha DSLRs

The launch of the Alpha 350, with its small 0.74X viewfinder, makes a proper eyepiece magnifier attachment an essential addition to the Sony accessory range. Olympus, Nikon and Pentax all have such magnifiers, which permit a full view of the screen for most wearers and make all the difference to the manual focusing and general . . . → Read More: Eyepiece magnifiers for the Alpha DSLRs