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  • Alpha A-mount System • Re: Olympus is out... August 7, 2020
    bakubo wrote:Just in the last week or two Olympus has released info about a new body and new lens that will come out soon. Probably this month. Maybe the last stuff? E-M10IV and 100-400mm f5-6.3 IS://www.43rumors.com/ft5-leaked-images-of-the-new-e-m10iv///www.43rumors.com/funny-leak-you-can-already-preorder-the-new-olympus-e-m10iv-at-amazon-canada///www.43rumors.com/ft5-first-leaked-real-world-images-of-the-new-olympus-100-400mm-f-5-0-6-3-is-lens///www.43rumors.com/ft5-leaked-images-of-the-new-olympus-100-400mm-f-5-0-6-3-is-lens/Well, Olympus did announce those 2 a few days ago. It remains to be seen if that is the last […]
    bakubo
  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Dusting off the lens - part 4 August 3, 2020
    Few more ....Statistics: Posted by sury — Mon Aug 03, 2020 2:05 am
    sury
  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: A99-2 August 2, 2020
    PS. I checked EXIF on last two pictures and shoud apologize for wrong information, this shot done by A57 _ Tamron 70-300...Statistics: Posted by ValeryD — Sun Aug 02, 2020 7:30 am
    ValeryD
  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: A99-2 August 2, 2020
    Valery,Respect....SuryStatistics: Posted by sury — Sun Aug 02, 2020 6:05 am
    sury
  • Alpha A-mount System • Re: Olympus is out... August 2, 2020
    bakubo wrote:Just in the last week or two Olympus has released info about a new body and new lens that will come out soon. Probably this month. Maybe the last stuff? E-M10IV and 100-400mm f5-6.3 IS://www.43rumors.com/ft5-leaked-images-of-the-new-e-m10iv///www.43rumors.com/funny-leak-you-can-already-preorder-the-new-olympus-e-m10iv-at-amazon-canada///www.43rumors.com/ft5-first-leaked-real-world-images-of-the-new-olympus-100-400mm-f-5-0-6-3-is-lens///www.43rumors.com/ft5-leaked-images-of-the-new-olympus-100-400mm-f-5-0-6-3-is-lens/Thank you Henry! But I more respect your opinion, not the some one! Statistics: Posted by ValeryD — Sun Aug […]
    ValeryD

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Which Sony Alpha?

Now that there are five Sony Alpha DSLR bodies in circulation, with many owners of the original 2006 Alpha 100 considering a replacement, the differences between this ur-Alpha and the 2007-8 generation of Alpha 700, 200, 300 and 350 need examining.

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Marumi LCD cover for Alpha 100

Kenro has announced the release of a series of new hard plastic LCD panel protectors from Marumi – including one for the Sony Alpha 100. The price is very reasonable at only £6.99 retail.

. . . → Read More: Marumi LCD cover for Alpha 100

A quick vertical bracket for DSLRs

Moving a DSLR – preferably without vertical grip because of the further imbalance created – to portrait format shooting on a small tripod ballhead produces an unstable arrangement where the head is stressed. The camera may sag unless the head is tightened, and if the lens is heavy, it may also unscrew itself from the . . . → Read More: A quick vertical bracket for DSLRs

Sony photo contest – shoot a tape, win an A100

Sony Europe’s Recording Media & Energy (RME) division today announced a new LTO-4 photo contest promotion that offers the chance to win one of three digital cameras from Sony – in return for creative pictures of LTO-4 tape cartridges. The competition can be entered by distributors, resellers and end-customers of Sony’s LTO-4, its highest capacity . . . → Read More: Sony photo contest – shoot a tape, win an A100

A700 and A100 rear LCD screen resolution

Sony say that the Alpha 100 has a 230,000 pixel rear screen and the Alpha 700 has 920,000 pixels. What they don’t make entirely clear is how many individual R, G or B pixels are used to create each ‘pixel’ of the image (complete RGB). In fact the 920,000 pixel screen is VGA – 640 . . . → Read More: A700 and A100 rear LCD screen resolution