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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Looking Back May 9, 2021
    Interesting place Sury. I have long-desired to make a trip north of the arctic circle. Thanks for sharing these shots.Statistics: Posted by the_hefay — Sun May 09, 2021 1:25 am
  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Recent flower photos May 9, 2021
    JB nice shots. I really love the water on the petals especially in the last one.Statistics: Posted by the_hefay — Sun May 09, 2021 1:23 am
  • Alpha A-mount System • Re: Future of A mount May 8, 2021
    Wow! You found so "great" prices for . Statistics: Posted by ValeryD — Sat May 08, 2021 8:36 pm
  • Alpha A-mount System • Re: Future of A mount May 8, 2021
    In some ways I regret selling the A57, it was quite good overall. Didn't like the hard viewfinder eyecup, nor the have to press the AF button to change AF points, and the EVF was a bit wishy washy though usable. Output was good low light decent enough and I found the AF to be […]
  • Alpha A-mount System • Re: Future of A mount May 8, 2021
    Interesting you mention 16mp, both the A57 and A37 which I owned ( and regretted selling them ) had identical 16mp sensors, they were very good, the A57 in particular was a standout camera among all the others, never to be repeated. I have a A58, its no better in picture quality at 20mp than […]

Past Article Calendar

September 2011

Tamron 18-270mm – a hero, but no VC…

After using Sigma’s 18-250mm optically stabilised zoom on Alpha bodies for a year and more, the first thing which strikes about the Tamron 18-270mm for Sony mount is the lack of the VC (Vibration Control) stabiliser found on the same lens made for Canon or Nikon.

Tamron’s lenses come without a case, but with . . . → Read More: Tamron 18-270mm – a hero, but no VC…

Sony ‘HowTo’ videos – a different level

Paul Genge of Sony UK noted my criticism of the Sony corporate videos. Well, what Sony were not publicizing so well was that Paul has been making some rather homespun but far more valuable and interesting videos – in fact, going beyond the usual remit of Sony staff to do stuff almost off the cuff.

. . . → Read More: Sony ‘HowTo’ videos – a different level