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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Back in the theater October 20, 2020
    .Hi, Sig ! Very good sets that also will identify itself as 'a certain era's' photos in years to come. Masks certainly made signature presences in all of our activities with good reason.I love the pastel colour palette of the costumes against the dark background. What's the name of the performance they are dancing to, […]
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Back in the theater October 20, 2020
    Yes, breathing through masks makes the dancing a little harder. For those of us who have experience dancing in roles that require wearing things like Mouse King and Nutcracker heads, it's business as usual. But now it seems the other dancers have acquired some empathy for us, having to deal with the breathing restrictions first […]
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Back in the theater October 19, 2020
    Sig,I agree with Valery. They are interesting shots with the masks on the subjects.Once I get past the mask, I see beautifully captured poses. SuryStatistics: Posted by sury — Mon Oct 19, 2020 8:40 am
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Back in the theater October 19, 2020
    Yeah ... Masked dancers! This is certainly something extraordinary. How do they manage to breathe like that, and even dance? When will it all end with the virus ... The pictures are certainly interesting.Statistics: Posted by ValeryD — Mon Oct 19, 2020 6:41 am
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Back in the theater October 18, 2020
    Hi All!It was nice to be back in the theater yesterday, albeit with masks and a "virtual" audience. I was running one of the video cameras for the broadcast, but I managed to get a couple of photos during the rehearsal, and a few more during the actual performance. The dancers wore their masks for […]
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ACR/LR Profile for A900+MinRS 24-85mm

Although it’s far from a perfect lens, this small 1999 Minolta RS optic is my favourite for general travel and everyday use on the Alpha 900. It is a convenient size and weight, performs well when stopped down a little, and has exactly the range and minimum focus I need.


Mouseover image to see effect of this profile used on a shot taken at 70mm focal length.

The profile created for ACR6/LR3 is at four focal lengths – 24, 35, 55, 85 – and two apertures, wide open and f/9. The chart distance ranges from about 120cm to about 4m.

To download:

//www.photoclubalpha.com/DSLR-A900 (24-85mm F3.5-4.5) – RAW.lcp

Right click and save. Correction of CA and distortion is pretty good, and this profile identifies itself correctly as a Minolta lens. It should be placed in the Sony directory of Adobe Application Support>Camera Raw>Lens Profiles.

– David Kilpatrick



2 comments to ACR/LR Profile for A900+MinRS 24-85mm

  • Jeep

    Thanks for this, I have the 24-85 lens, the last new Minolta lens I purchased at a good price, from a dealer in the Tottenham Court Road, London who had a load of them 8-9 years ago. Always pretty impressed with this lens from 9xi to A900 (the new SLT-A77 seems to relate back to the 9xi in looks). I must admit my favourite lens for the A900 is the Tamron 28-75 2.8 XR Di and I’d agree with Kurt Munger that this lens is an exceptional performer.

  • lightdreamer

    Thanks very much for providing the Minolta 24-85mm lcp for us.
    It works very good for my lens with A900.