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  • Digital Workflow and PP • Re: Do you use Photoshop/Lightroom Smart Objects? June 12, 2021
    I'm pretty sure that smart objects improved in later versions of PS/LR. However, I do not know much about Adobe products since they stopped selling perpetual licenses.regards - PeterStatistics: Posted by dewarp — Sat Jun 12, 2021 8:15 am
  • Alpha A-mount System • Re: Future of A mount June 11, 2021
    Any body have experience/views on what DSLR's are easiest to use, starting with the menu navigation/set up then ergonomics in the hand and using. My nomination goes to Sony A mount. May be also the worst in people's experience.Statistics: Posted by classiccameras — Fri Jun 11, 2021 10:59 pm
  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Tiny sensor revenge gallery thread! June 11, 2021
    Enviably a little, it turned out great, especially the second shot. Statistics: Posted by ValeryD — Fri Jun 11, 2021 9:05 pm
  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Tiny sensor revenge gallery thread! June 11, 2021
    I am very pleased with the 12MP camera on Samsung. I presume all the latest cell phone cameras are as good.Here is the full image and the next one is a crop (kind of digital zoom anyway) and it does stand to close croppingvery well, IMHO. Not a crop but close up. 2X digital zoom.Statistics: […]
  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Tiny sensor revenge gallery thread! June 11, 2021
    Yes Sury, Samsung still has a good camera, for comparison with Xiaomi, photos, the first 1x, the second with zoom 2x and the third with zoom 4x. The third is just awful ...Statistics: Posted by ValeryD — Fri Jun 11, 2021 2:39 pm

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December 2010

The Alpha 580 – a three-way view

Once I had a quarterplate hand-and-stand camera, vintage 1920s. Attached to the front standard was a small reflex viewfinder, giving a miniature composition you could use at waist or chest level. On the same standard was a folding wire frame, with a companion eye-sighting window flipping up from the side of the body. This gave . . . → Read More: The Alpha 580 – a three-way view