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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Pompino Beach, California August 9, 2020
    aster wrote:ps2. Welcome back Henry. You were missed! Just because people are not responding is no good reason to stop posting. You are too good a photographer for that, in my humble opinion.For now you can enjoy my thousands of posts that I have already done. search.php?keywords=&terms=all&author=bakubo&sc=1&sf=all&sr=posts&sk=t&sd=d&st=0&ch=300&t=0&submit=SearchAnd here are the threads I started:search.php?keywords=&terms=all&author=bakubo&sc=1&sf=titleonly&sr=posts&sk=t&sd=d&st=0&ch=300&t=0&submit=SearchStatistics: Posted by […]
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Back in operation August 9, 2020
    ValeryD wrote:bakubo wrote:..... Why bother if most other people are too lazy and selfish to contribute? I would love it to become active again though.Henry! Don't be so lazy, just contribute something to the forum. For now you can enjoy my thousands of posts that I have already done. search.php?keywords=&terms=all&author=bakubo&sc=1&sf=all&sr=posts&sk=t&sd=d&st=0&ch=300&t=0&submit=SearchAnd here are the threads I […]
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Pompino Beach, California August 9, 2020
    Sury! I so your pictures on Flickr, some of than from this series. OK. What you use for this forum very strange. First problem vignette(light off on the corners). And more, more... Statistics: Posted by ValeryD — Sun Aug 09, 2020 10:22 pm
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Pompino Beach, California August 9, 2020
    Sury,My comment about shooting the shot just a little differently referred to the first shot in the thread. As for lighting, I usually eliminate highlights, and then lighten shadows and then bump exposure to get back any sky light. You use Lightroom correct?Statistics: Posted by jbtaylor — Sun Aug 09, 2020 5:21 pm
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Pompino Beach, California August 9, 2020
    Thank you JT. I am slow and a photographer and she is a fast walker. I was mentally replaying the location and could not see how I could get to what you are suggesting from where I was.Perhaps this would do the trick?Lonely fishermanStatistics: Posted by sury — Sun Aug 09, 2020 5:56 am
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Sony’s Master plan – new 85, 24-70, 70-200 and more

On Tuesday, February 2nd 2016, Sony UK held a press event to which I was invited. Well, I’m in a different country and about 400 miles from their Weybridge offices, so as usual my trusted English office editor at large (and son) Richard made the still substantial journey from Leicester. The result was a . . . → Read More: Sony’s Master plan – new 85, 24-70, 70-200 and more

Sony DT 16-50mm f/2.8 SSM

I’m about to offend myself. I own this lens, and I know how upset owners of brand new lenses get when someone says it’s not perfect. Well, the 16-50mm SSM is far from perfect and if you know how to check out lenses, you’ll agree should you be lucky enough to own one. It’s a . . . → Read More: Sony DT 16-50mm f/2.8 SSM

CZ 24mm + 35mm and 85mm SAM lenses arrive

Sony is expanding its line-up of over 30 A-mount lenses with new models that will appeal to seasoned photographers and those new to DSLR cameras alike – a 35mm f/1.8 DT (APS-C) SAM, an 85mm f/2.8 full frame SAM, and the long-awaited 24mm f/2 Carl Zeiss Distagon T* 24mm f/2 for full frame with . . . → Read More: CZ 24mm + 35mm and 85mm SAM lenses arrive

Sony 70-400mm vs Minolta 400mm f/4.5

Gustav Kiburg has done an extensive test between these two lenses, posted in a Dyxum.com forum thread:

//www.dyxum.com/dforum/comparision-test-sony-70-400-vsminolta-400mm-f4_topic46212.html

It’s well worth checking out.

– DK

The 70-300mm G SSM sized up

Today I took delivery of a Sony 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G SSM lens. There is no doubt this is the best built Sony SAL lens I’ve handled (the CZ 135mm 1.8, 85mm f1.4 are a class above again). It weighs over 800g with its lens-hood, which is one of the most efficient deep tele hoods I’ve . . . → Read More: The 70-300mm G SSM sized up