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  1. Ed_Ingold replied to the thread Nikon Introduces Coolpix P1000 with 125x Zoom.

    I recall the tiny ads at the back of Popular Mechanics touting 1000x telescopes and microscopes for ridiculously low prices, compared to...

    Jul 11, 2018 at 11:40 AM
  2. Ed_Ingold replied to the thread Switching from Canon to Sony (I have questions).

    Sony is building on object recognition introduced in the A7R2 (if not before). My Nikon DSLRs had this to a very limited extent, applied...

    Jul 11, 2018 at 11:15 AM
  3. Ed_Ingold replied to the thread Switching from Canon to Sony (I have questions).

    I was playing with an A9 and Eye Focus at the Botanic Garden. Yes, daisy's have eyes, but in fact it latched on to a bee, and tracked it...

    Jul 10, 2018 at 11:43 PM
  4. Ed_Ingold replied to the thread Switching from Canon to Sony (I have questions).

    Make sure you have the latest firmware (v1.01) installed. The A7M3 has had issues regarding AF, supposedly now resolved. There are two...

    Jul 10, 2018 at 6:53 PM
  5. Ed_Ingold replied to the thread Shutter stuck on my Hasselblad 500 cm.

    I was being sarcastic, referring to deBakker's denial. You've had jams, I've had jams, everybody had jams except the elder statesman of...

    Jul 10, 2018 at 1:54 PM
  6. Ed_Ingold replied to the thread Shutter stuck on my Hasselblad 500 cm.

    The lens shutter is held by a simple latch, shielded by a half-tube on the back of the lens. A pin on the body should this latch only...

    Jul 10, 2018 at 11:02 AM
  7. Ed_Ingold replied to the thread Preview - Sony announces the 400/2.8 FE.

    In that basis, the camera attached to the Palomar telescope would be the size of a school bus ;) I was taught, from the beginning, to...

    Jul 10, 2018 at 10:49 AM
  8. Ed_Ingold replied to the thread I'm done with film..

    Due to the format shape and the amount of cropping needed, you can get a theoretical 28 MP "scan" of a 6x6 negative with your A7Rii....

    Jul 9, 2018 at 1:50 PM
  9. Ed_Ingold replied to the thread dry mounting prints.

    Locate a framing service which has a vacuum press. That will hold everything flat and apply the right heat to get the job done without...

    Jul 9, 2018 at 1:34 PM
  10. Ed_Ingold replied to the thread 11 by 17 paper suitable for a magazine.

    It looks very nice. Congratulations.

    Jul 9, 2018 at 1:27 PM
  11. Ed_Ingold replied to the thread The 50 mm as standard - how it came to be.

    The speaker on the left is clearly turned more toward the center than the one on the right. Nearly twice the left side of the left is...

    Jul 9, 2018 at 10:41 AM
  12. Ed_Ingold replied to the thread The 50 mm as standard - how it came to be.

    You see more of the side of the speaker on the left, and the right speaker is in shadow. Acoustically, the right speaker would be...

    Jul 9, 2018 at 12:09 AM
  13. Ed_Ingold replied to the thread Finnally got my stuff back....

    Flash units should be placed on charge for a few hours before use. The electrolytic power capacitors tend to de-polarize on long disuse....

    Jul 8, 2018