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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Some B&W images February 27, 2021
    Glad to be of service. SuryStatistics: Posted by sury — Sat Feb 27, 2021 10:03 pm
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Some B&W images February 27, 2021
    .Sury, in my humble opinion, what JBTaylor referred about the sunburst /glare due to the used lens is not just competing unnecessarily, it's taking over the naturalistic look of the whole shot. The sunburst also is a mechanical effect whereas the rest of the beauty of the scene comes from the natural and living environment. […]
    aster
  • Alpha A-mount System • Re: Adjustment of over warm Jpegs February 26, 2021
    Most of the Sony's of that era were a bit over warm I found the same on the A57, easy to adjust as you say select the WB.Why he didn't say that in the text of the article, who knows there is no mythical menu item hidden in there same as the A57 if anything […]
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  • Alpha A-mount System • Re: Adjustment of over warm Jpegs February 26, 2021
    Thanks Barry, After some experimenting I found switching from AWB to day light reduced the over warm pictures on Jpgs.Yep, Rockwell will often say a underperforming lens, performs very well, thankfully I have never bought a lens based on his reviewsStatistics: Posted by classiccameras — Fri Feb 26, 2021 7:59 pm
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Some B&W images February 26, 2021
    JT,Thank you. The opportunity (seeking the shot rather than serendipitous) gave me a different perspective.I was thinking in terms of what our friend would like (since this is an "assignment"). A constraint (or structure)I had not considered before. Still I made some mistakes and realized them soon enough. The first mistake wasthat my position in […]
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20/20 vision – Sony Alpha 58 review

In the last year two cameras have been through my hands and impressed more than any others with the quality of their sensors. Those cameras were as different as they could be – the full frame Canon EOS 6D, and the pocketable Sony Cyber-shot DSC RX100. They have one thing in common, 20 megapixel sensors.

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Colour and power benefits of Sony 20 megapixel sensor

Sony has now released full details of the Alpha 58. Although I don’t think the camera is a game-changer or a vital upgrade for owners of Alpha 55 and 57 (the 55 will leave me only when it expires, with its useful GPS, 6fps/10fps and fully articulated reversible rear screen) there are hidden bonuses . . . → Read More: Colour and power benefits of Sony 20 megapixel sensor

No new Alphas after the 58 in 2013?

The Japanese industry magazine, Nippon Camera, has posted its calendar of new product releases for 2013. This does not include the Alpha 58, a 20-megapixel revision of the 57 which is not expected to make any significant difference to the choices for DSLR/SLT system owners (that is – it’s not likely to be an imperative . . . → Read More: No new Alphas after the 58 in 2013?