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  • Alpha A-mount System • Re: Back to SLR thoughts and ramblings June 26, 2022
    I took my old Canon 650D to my local camera shop for a commission sale, they said that it won't be on the shelf for long, people are snapping up older Canon and Nikon DSLR's ( the D80 or was it the D90 was so popular Nikon kept production going well past its sell by […]
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  • Alpha A-mount System • Re: Back to SLR thoughts and ramblings June 18, 2022
    Sony do alright with their imaging division, but they bury their figures deeply. So it's near impossible to see how well they are doing. I suspect it's not quite as well as some assume.The golden days are long gone, in terms of volume. Sony are big into courting review sites/influencers/press - once you get past […]
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Flight from Moscow to Tokyo June 17, 2022
    Very nice, Henry. What SW you use for Noise Removal? Any recommendations?As I mentioned, I used Topaz Denoise AI.Statistics: Posted by bakubo — Fri Jun 17, 2022 10:23 pm
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  • Alpha A-mount System • Re: Back to SLR thoughts and ramblings June 17, 2022
    The M5 seems to work very well for my type of photography, mostly landscapes, gardens, vintage car shows etc. The pictures are out standing and colourful, The 11-22 wide is a cracking lens and I feel perhaps a prime later if there is one, but I always have the EFS adapter.I can't understand Canon, with […]
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  • Alpha A-mount System • Re: Back to SLR thoughts and ramblings June 6, 2022
    Give it a try and see what happens. It's true there is a lot of speculation about where things are moving for many makers. Just run with what works for you. I won't lose sleep over what happens to DSLR's, I'm going to use what works for me. If the M5 is working keep it […]
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Articles

Our articles are written as ‘Posts’ and automatically added to Categories, Recent Posts and Archives. This manual index to articles will help you find the larger reviews, as distinct from short pieces on assorted subjects:

Main camera reviews

Alpha 77 review – The EVF Future

Alpha 77 review – Tomorrow Today

Alpha 55 – in depth pros and cons

NEX-5 and 3

Alpha 580 review

Sony Alpha 380 review

Which Sony Alpha? Choosing between the A700, A200, A300 and A350.

Sony Alpha 350 Live View tested

Sony Alpha 350 – a Creative Review

Sony Alpha 200 guided tour (full description with large photos and comments on operation)

Sony Alpha 700 operation and use review: the Interface

Sony Alpha 100 report from the launch of the camera

Do You Really Need an Alpha 900?

Alpha 900 as a High ISO Camera

Alpha 900, Canon 5D MkII, Nikon D3X studio shoot out test

Major overviews

70 Years of Minolta History – 113 cameras from 1928 to 1998

Lens Reviews

Sony DT 16-50mm f/2.8 SSM

Carl Zeiss 24mm f/2 Distagon T* ZA SSM

Minolta 70-210mm f/4 Beercan versus Canon 70-200mm f/4 L S

The 70-300mm SSM G sized up (first report)

Carl Zeiss 16-80mm zoom review

Tamron 18-270mm (non VC, Sony) f/4-5.6

Tamron 18-250mm zoom review

Tamron 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Tele-Macro LD Di

Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 SD (IF) DX reviewed in Nikon mount

Lensbaby 3G selective zonal focus tilt/swing lens

Sigma 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 DC OS HSM – star lens for use, reviewed 2009, still using it!

Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 EX DG HSM Macro II

Sigma 400mm f/5.6 classic M-AF – rechipping for digital

Sigma 50mm f/1.4 HSM EX DG

Tamron 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5

Which Sony Alpha kit lens?

Software Reviews

DxO Optics Pro 4.1 review

Seven raw processors tested with Alpha 700

Apple Aperture 2.0

Capture One v4

Accessories and aftermarket

Haoda Fu split-image/microprism replacement focusing screen for Dynax 5D or Alpha 100

Flash choices for the digital SLRs (camera top bounce/direct)

Studio Light table review and technique

Sony GPS-CS1 device to pin your pictures on Googlemaps


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