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  • Alpha A-mount System • Re: Future of A mount March 8, 2021
    I'm thinking of switching to Micro 4/3 Statistics: Posted by bfitzgerald — Mon Mar 08, 2021 12:23 pm
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  • Alpha A-mount System • Re: Future of A mount March 7, 2021
    Minolta is out...Statistics: Posted by bakubo — Mon Mar 08, 2021 12:50 am
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  • Alpha E-Mount system • Re: I am trying out the A6300 March 7, 2021
    A few additional thoughts with more useThere are a few "oddities", small points which are slightly annoyingThe lens release in the left side, I'm not convinced it's the right place as accidentally pressing it could release a lens. It would have been better to put it on the other side. Another point here is by […]
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  • Alpha A-mount System • Re: Future of A mount March 7, 2021
    I wonder what happened to this collection?Either he had a whole lot of listings to make on eBay, or can sit tight safely knowing he'll never run out of gear ;-DA somewhat extreme example of GASI can see the need for a few back up items (flashes/bodies) but not to this level!Statistics: Posted by bfitzgerald […]
    bfitzgerald
  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Food / 2021 March 5, 2021
    .Looking forward to your "food /beverage" uploads too... And thanks, Valery.YildizStatistics: Posted by aster — Fri Mar 05, 2021 7:47 am
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Free preview download – Perfect Layers

onOne Software have announced that a Public Preview of Perfect Layers is now available to download and try out, free of charge.

Perfect Layers is a standalone application that works on its own allowing you to create and edit layered Photoshop files. If you use Lightroom or Aperture and you’ve ever wanted to . . . → Read More: Free preview download – Perfect Layers

Which Sony Alpha kit lens?

This article was originally published in Photoworld magazine April 2008. It discusses the reasons for choosing between the 18-70mm, 16-105mm, 16-80mm, 18-200mm and 18-250mm kit lens choices for the Sony Alpha DSLR system and has been updated as necessary from the original text.

. . . → Read More: Which Sony Alpha kit lens?

Apple Aperture 2.0 processes A700 raw

Apple’s Aperture 2.0 is a tedious program to test, with all its creation of ‘projects’ and ‘libraries’, ‘albums’, ‘vaults’ and nonstandard GUI, and it isn’t fast in processing files or passing them to Photoshop (which it does in 16-bit form, just another step to reverse before saving as far as I’m concerned). However, it’s handling . . . → Read More: Apple Aperture 2.0 processes A700 raw

ACR 4.3.1 hasn’t solved A700 high ISO mush problems

After reading Andrea Nivini’s article in Italian Tutti Fotografi, December 2007, which launches an attack on Adobe’s Camera Raw plug-in and its handling of many camera types – but specifically, the Sony Alpha 700 – I decided to check out whether the December 5th release, ACR 4.3.1, fixed the problems.

. . . → Read More: ACR 4.3.1 hasn’t solved A700 high ISO mush problems

The Lensbaby 3G creative zonal focus tilt-swing lens

THE LENSBABY was a novelty item when first introduced as a low-cost meniscus lens mounted on a flexible concertina tube with an SLR mount-fitting at the other end. Like the Diana or Holga cameras sometimes used by professionals to capture a feel of post-modern grunge, it used aberrations creatively.

. . . → Read More: The Lensbaby 3G creative zonal focus tilt-swing lens