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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Tiny sensor revenge gallery thread! March 4, 2021
    Wow.Statistics: Posted by sury — Thu Mar 04, 2021 2:15 am
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: A300 - very good camera. March 3, 2021
    As I wroth:This weekend we went to the resort and again some luck, a young moose visited usand the other guest is also a skunk, but the skunk left slowly with dignity, no problem for us ... A300 + Tamron 70-300 USD. Statistics: Posted by ValeryD — Wed Mar 03, 2021 7:28 pm
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Minolta (Sony) 500F8 Reflex March 3, 2021
    Love the 3rd one in the first set best. Perhaps it was curious about your camera in the last one Valery? I agree. Not a good idea to have a moose chose you as a play toy. SuryThank you Sury! But believe me I'm smiling today, but at that time - nooo . 1/2 ton […]
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Tiny sensor revenge gallery thread! March 3, 2021
    Valery,I like them all. Is that sensor dust or something on the sky portion of the photos?Image#1: Left of tall buildingImage#2: Above the building right of brick buildingimage#3: Right of grey building.SuryThank you !The phone sensor cannot be with dust by design. These are huge flakes of snow. There was a very nice snowfall.Statistics: Posted […]
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Minolta (Sony) 500F8 Reflex March 3, 2021
    Love the 3rd one in the first set best. Perhaps it was curious about your camera in the last one Valery? I agree. Not a good idea to have a moose chose you as a play toy. SuryStatistics: Posted by sury — Wed Mar 03, 2021 5:39 pm
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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