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  • Lens Lore • Re: Jay Maisel loves his Nikon 28-300mm May 27, 2022
    Thanks for your input on my question, I'm inclined to agree with you re APS-C Cropped for a MILC, I have a Canon M5 and its nice to hold and use with great Jpegs, I stuck a Canon EFS 15-85 via supplied adapter to try out, Razor sharp pics but boy it weighs a ton, […]
    classiccameras
  • Lens Lore • Re: Jay Maisel loves his Nikon 28-300mm May 27, 2022
    Views are mixed on the chip shortage//fudzilla.com/news/54916-we-are- ... p-shortage//www.tomshardware.com/news/analy ... p-shortageI suppose, looking around again most stuff is out of stock. Even simple things are not in stock (flashes etc). Lenses come in and out of stock as do camera bodies. Things might improve a bit later this year, who can say. It does seem […]
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  • Lens Lore • Re: Jay Maisel loves his Nikon 28-300mm May 27, 2022
    Hypothetical question, Staying with CSC, and you are starting out, what brand would you chose, Olympus, Canon M, Panasonic, Nikon Z 50, FujiAlso what would you prefer APS-C or M/4/3 in a CSC. I guess body cost and lens availability and costs for each brand must be a factor in choiceHaving said that, there are […]
    classiccameras
  • Lens Lore • Re: Jay Maisel loves his Nikon 28-300mm May 25, 2022
    I know that Nikon were switching to other chip brands to keep production going and to over come the flooding that nearly wiped them out, They are now using Sony sensorsStatistics: Posted by classiccameras — Wed May 25, 2022 10:45 pm
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  • Lens Lore • Re: Jay Maisel loves his Nikon 28-300mm May 25, 2022
    If camera makers want to get people interested, prices are going to have to come down. (once the chip thing is over!).I suspect cameras like computers, phones, etc. are going to be in shorter supply, harder to get, and maybe more expensive going forward for quite awhile. This short clip is good:Peter Zeihan: SUPPLY CHAIN, […]
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Sony A7RIII pixel shift with a vintage lens

We’ve got one from the first Sony ILCE-A7R3 delivery in the UK, and with a first review of two pages appearing in Cameracraft January/February 2018 from tests in early December, I will be following up with a fuller printed review and more on-line articles here as the camera’s potential unfolds.

The Alpha 7 mirrorless . . . → Read More: Sony A7RIII pixel shift with a vintage lens

Photoworld and Image – complete digital 28 issue archive!

We are able to offer, now, the complete 28-issue digital archive in page-turn format for the final eleven years of Minolta Image and Photoworld (as it became) from 2002 to 2011. For only £10, a one-off payment, you unlock the complete collection of digital versions of the printed quarterly magazine.

This collection forms a . . . → Read More: Photoworld and Image – complete digital 28 issue archive!

Bad science and dissing the Sony A7 FE concept

No doubt everyone’s seen the article on Petapixel which can best be described as successful clickbait – by Sator, essentially claiming that the whole idea of mirrorless full frame is flawed. Well, the good news is that this article is more flawed than the flaws it’s claiming to point out.

First of, let’s simply dismiss . . . → Read More: Bad science and dissing the Sony A7 FE concept

Sony A7R II, RX10 II, RX100 IV – making everything else obsolete

(Updated June 15th after press conference)

The new Sony A7R II is the camera I’ve been waiting for, which everyone has predicted, and which seems to tick every box without having a huge price label on its own. I find the $3,200 (UK coinfirmed £2,600) matches its stated specifications well. Others may disagree, but . . . → Read More: Sony A7R II, RX10 II, RX100 IV – making everything else obsolete