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  • Alpha A-mount System • Re: So I got a Pixel phone, yes the camera makers are in trouble October 31, 2020
    bfitzgerald wrote:..............Yes the early batches of the 16-80mm were plastic mechanism, also an issue on the 16-105mm from what I hear, they updated them to metal I believe. So if you use them hang onto them. I do wonder if I should sell more stuff off, then I think what would I do with the […]
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  • Alpha A-mount System • Re: So I got a Pixel phone, yes the camera makers are in trouble October 31, 2020
    The torches top one is with the DOF effect in portrait, the second is the one without (it is close ish so show some background blur though not as much) It seems to always say a normal shot too for portrait, I assume in case it messes things up or you want a non blur […]
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Minolta (Sony) 500F8 Reflex October 31, 2020
    smulnik wrote:Thanks everyone. Even though this lens was designed to be a compact/lightweight telephoto, I often challenge myself to find ways to use its odd bokeh to create something artsy. SigThere were purple lights in the bushes behind this skeleton. The len's bokeh makes them look a bit like spooky eyeballs. A99, Sony 500mm Reflex, […]
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Minolta (Sony) 500F8 Reflex October 31, 2020
    Sig,Very cool set. Love it.SuryStatistics: Posted by sury — Sat Oct 31, 2020 4:31 am
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Minolta (Sony) 500F8 Reflex October 31, 2020
    Thanks everyone. Even though this lens was designed to be a compact/lightweight telephoto, I often challenge myself to find ways to use its odd bokeh to create something artsy. SigThere were purple lights in the bushes behind this skeleton. The len's bokeh makes them look a bit like spooky eyeballs. A99, Sony 500mm Reflex, F8, […]
    smulnik

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Sony NEX Launch – detailed transcription

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The European press launch

David Kilpatrick recorded the proceedings at Le Meridien Lav Hotel, Split, Croatia on March 11th 2010 using a Zoom H2 portable digital recorder. Shirley Kilpatrick transcribed the audio, with subsequent editing to translate verbal output to read well as text. This is a multi-page document please use the PAGE . . . → Read More: Sony NEX Launch – detailed transcription

Alpha 900 launch: Press Conference Part 3

Part 3 of the conference presentations, transcribed from a recording by Shirley Kilpatrick. This section deals with the revolutionary new adjustable focusing screen and viewfinder which enables error-free 100 per cent viewing, and the reasons Sony chose to make a 24.6 megapixel full frame sensor. To start reading with the first Part, go to Part . . . → Read More: Alpha 900 launch: Press Conference Part 3

Alpha 900 launch: Press Conference Part 2

Transcribed by Shirley Kilpatrick from audio record of the conference. For the opening speeches, see our Part 1 of this report.

Nick Sharples: Thank you Fujio-san. I hope that leaves you in no doubt about our commitment at Sony to excellence in digital imaging, and how importantly we consider the launch of our flagship Alpha . . . → Read More: Alpha 900 launch: Press Conference Part 2

Alpha 900 launch: Press Conference Part 1

By Shirley Kilpatrick – transcribed from recording made during the conference in Edinburgh. (This is a close transcript of speeches delivered by Sony execs, with photos).

. . . → Read More: Alpha 900 launch: Press Conference Part 1