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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: A99 Marathon work-out June 22, 2021
    I do not have A99. I jumped to A99M2 straight from A900. I enjoy the 12fps and the 42MPx on M2.On my recent trip to Seattle, WA, USA, I chose to shoot bracketed shots due to unseasonably cool/coldcloudy, rainy and gloomy weather with occasional clearing of the sky. I certainly over did with 9 image […]
    sury
  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: A99 Marathon work-out June 22, 2021
    I can only go on 2 days shooting with both and the A99 just outclassed the A77ii. There is nothing wrong with the sensor on the crop camera, it's improved over the A77, a bit - though IMO the A99 is still better in low light and dynamic range.Thing is despite playing with the AF […]
    bfitzgerald
  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Food / 2021 June 22, 2021
    Camera works good and good too. Statistics: Posted by ValeryD — Tue Jun 22, 2021 6:55 pm
    ValeryD
  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Tiny sensor revenge gallery thread! June 22, 2021
    Nice!Statistics: Posted by ValeryD — Tue Jun 22, 2021 6:53 pm
    ValeryD
  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: A99 Marathon work-out June 22, 2021
    Well, about optics, a99 camera is serious, professional, should work accordingly well with most lenses. Once I had both the a77-2 and a99, the a77-2 has a faster and better AF than the a99, the quality of pictures, especially in low light, is the same, both cameras are 24MP. Another thing is how to use […]
    ValeryD

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Alpha and NEX overtake Nikon UK DSLR sales

Chris Cheeseman writes in Amateur Photographer, reporting on figures released by photo industry analysts GfK, that Sony interchangeable lens camera sales in the UK have overtaken Nikon, moving the company into second position behind Canon.

//www.amateurphotographer.co.uk/news/canon_and_nikon_lose_ground_as_camera_wars_hot_up_news_305118.html

In the Japanese home market, Canon remains top, Nikon second and Sony is third with over 15% of the . . . → Read More: Alpha and NEX overtake Nikon UK DSLR sales

New Photoworld edition available

The latest Photoworld edition, No 1 2011, is now available to electronic edition subscribers (Normal or Premium) and is being printed to mail out before the end of January to all print edition subscribers.

The cover shot is by Shirley Kilpatrick, and is an uncropped capture very rapidly taken using the Alpha 550 with . . . → Read More: New Photoworld edition available

Alpha in the cathouse….

It was a photo-call too good to be missed. Shirley Kilpatrick reported for duty at Europe’s biggest brothel where fashion photographer Steve Thornton was staging a publicity stunt for California Sunbounce. Welcome to the House of the Rising Sunbounce, also known as Pascha.

The first person we saw in the empty corridors of the photokina . . . → Read More: Alpha in the cathouse….

Sony 5″ video monitor for DSLRs

For some time, I have been using a 7″ Lilliput external monitor for my Alpha and other HDMI output cameras. This is fairly bulky, with its external battery pack, and is mounted on a flash bracket holding it to the side of the camera. The main use of the monitor is for interview-style filming with . . . → Read More: Sony 5″ video monitor for DSLRs

Sony launch new consumer technology

It’s 2.13am in Scotland, and I can’t possibly handle the volume of press material which has just flooded in from Sony at the CES show in Las Vegas.

Exmor-R is really rolled out in force – back-illuminated CMOS sensors all round. Simulataneous still capture during video without interruption has arrived in the consumer cameras, both . . . → Read More: Sony launch new consumer technology

Back issues to 2002

We have now expanded the archive of downloadable PDF files of our magazine issues, available to subscribers to Photoclubalpha, back to December 2002 with five issues of Minolta Image. The issues make a fascinating record of the transition from film to digital, and then from Minolta to Konica Minolta, and later to Sony.

The link . . . → Read More: Back issues to 2002

30 key points about stock photography | dPhotoexpert

Here’s an article on our sister website, dPhotoexpert, which may interest Photoclubalpha readers who shoot for libraries or on-line stock sites:

30 key points about stock photography | dPhotoexpert.