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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Pompino Beach, California August 9, 2020
    aster wrote:ps2. Welcome back Henry. You were missed! Just because people are not responding is no good reason to stop posting. You are too good a photographer for that, in my humble opinion.For now you can enjoy my thousands of posts that I have already done. search.php?keywords=&terms=all&author=bakubo&sc=1&sf=all&sr=posts&sk=t&sd=d&st=0&ch=300&t=0&submit=SearchAnd here are the threads I started:search.php?keywords=&terms=all&author=bakubo&sc=1&sf=titleonly&sr=posts&sk=t&sd=d&st=0&ch=300&t=0&submit=SearchStatistics: Posted by […]
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Back in operation August 9, 2020
    ValeryD wrote:bakubo wrote:..... Why bother if most other people are too lazy and selfish to contribute? I would love it to become active again though.Henry! Don't be so lazy, just contribute something to the forum. For now you can enjoy my thousands of posts that I have already done. search.php?keywords=&terms=all&author=bakubo&sc=1&sf=all&sr=posts&sk=t&sd=d&st=0&ch=300&t=0&submit=SearchAnd here are the threads I […]
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Pompino Beach, California August 9, 2020
    Sury! I so your pictures on Flickr, some of than from this series. OK. What you use for this forum very strange. First problem vignette(light off on the corners). And more, more... Statistics: Posted by ValeryD — Sun Aug 09, 2020 10:22 pm
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Pompino Beach, California August 9, 2020
    Sury,My comment about shooting the shot just a little differently referred to the first shot in the thread. As for lighting, I usually eliminate highlights, and then lighten shadows and then bump exposure to get back any sky light. You use Lightroom correct?Statistics: Posted by jbtaylor — Sun Aug 09, 2020 5:21 pm
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Pompino Beach, California August 9, 2020
    Thank you JT. I am slow and a photographer and she is a fast walker. I was mentally replaying the location and could not see how I could get to what you are suggesting from where I was.Perhaps this would do the trick?Lonely fishermanStatistics: Posted by sury — Sun Aug 09, 2020 5:56 am
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Victorian Photography in Edinburgh

Today I visited the press preview of Photography: A Victorian Sensation at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh. It’s a major exhibition which actually goes beyond the wonderful huge collection of mint condition Daguerreotypes and other early examples, ending with a Nikon D5500 as an example of today’s tech.

You can visit this . . . → Read More: Victorian Photography in Edinburgh

Sony’s BIG system future at photokina

I’m using my RX10 to report. This camera is my big Sony dilemma. It’s actually all I really need for 95% of my daily work.

Well, here we are reporting from photokina 2014, the major trade fair in Cologne. I’m only here for the day and a brief stop in tomorrow morning en route . . . → Read More: Sony’s BIG system future at photokina

Frank’s a definite Alpha Male

We shall be sending Frank Doorhof one of our original and rare Alpha Male T-shirts, in black, though I’m not sure we have anything quite large enough to fit him – which goes for his personality too. He’s a great workshop presenter, overcoming technical problems by just cracking on with whatever will work best. At . . . → Read More: Frank’s a definite Alpha Male

Sony at CES

With a slew of new products concentrating on 4K TV-video, enhanced SteadyShot HandyCams, and Cyber-Shot models with WiFi and smartphone connectivity, Sony did not release any still photography products in the Alpha or NEX ranges at CES.

See the entire press release

 

Sigma’s system revolution

Sigma Imaging, already one of our favourite lens makers, has announced upgrades and new functions for their entire system which will transform the way it works with all the major camera systems.

The new DC 17-70mm f/2.8-4 – DC (APS-C format) lenses have never been given the EX designation, even when they clearly matched . . . → Read More: Sigma’s system revolution

Sony technology statement – new stuff all round

Whether you like it or not – and some aspects are going to be useful – Sony is rolling out a whole new generation of gear including advances in digital imaging. This is a long statement made at a press conference. It would take a long time to edit it, so here’s their text in . . . → Read More: Sony technology statement – new stuff all round

Gary Friedman workshops in UK, September 13-16th

Gary Friedman, who is well known for his excellent e-books on the Alpha system (new one just out, Alpha 37 and 57) lives on the sunny, foggy, funky coast surrounded by surfing dudes and dudesses, just south of the vast conurbation of Los Angeles.

But having several million photo enthusiasts on his doorstep is . . . → Read More: Gary Friedman workshops in UK, September 13-16th

Sony Alpha 100 June 2006 launch report

Shortly before the June 6th 2006 worldwide launch of the Sony Alpha digital SLR system the European press learned that major title editors would meet in Marrakesh for the unveiling of the Alpha 100. No-one anticipated being driven miles into the desert-like countryside of Oued Nfis for the experience of a night under canvas after . . . → Read More: Sony Alpha 100 June 2006 launch report