"and also had an unwanted eyecup I really didn't want added to the order"
Did you by any chance agree to buy the eye cup on the phone and then changed your mind ?
In my view brand names should be pronounced as they are by the ones that named the brand in the first place.
Same for your surname, you expect others to pronounce it the way you do.
Problem here is...
30 years in the photo industry and never heard any Japanese person connected to it pronounce the name the way Americans do.
That of course includes many directly working for nee kon .
(the i short...
The water pipe analogie comes from the often used illustration to explain the relationship between aperture and shutter speed.
So in the illustration you have a bucket representing the needed...
"My view is simply how these forums have changed over time"
I bet that they have not but that we (some) forget how they were.
My recollection is that in the early days we had endless discussions...
And what exactly does CERN have to do with paranormal activity ?
And you sure as heck don't use a freaking PHONE to attempt the creation of art when you have REAL cameras fully available to you...
Why not ?
By definition photography is drawing/painting with...
"So how do you explain endless stories throughout human history and the evidence from so many paranormal investigations?"
No evidence just "almost, maybe, what if, could it be ..."
On the other...
How about the 1965 Canon Pellix ?
I used one in the late 70's
I get the point but I have a small problem with :
"I have a 1930's era brass Ross lens, no shutter, just the iris, sitting here that if I put on ebay I could get $500 right away for it and maybe...
"I shoot Sony, the only camera maker with SLT'"
no need to go any further.
You have a financial and emotional investment with Sony (nothing wrong with that...) so you are trying to justify your...
A Rollei 35s for $25-65 ?
good luck with that
I never understood why a 35mm f1.4 has to be so much more expensive than a 50mm f1.4....
The 50mm 1.4 was the second most popular standard lens, So for decades folk bought an SLR with either a 50mm...
"I am very surprised that newspapers bother with digital SLRs. For them, a decent quality ultrazoom compact would be much better. Photo quality does not have to be high in a newspaper."
SR = Minolta manual focus.
I am not familiar with that particular lens but this is what I would try :
1)set the lens at the wide angle end
2) focus manually one third in to the zone you want in focus
3) take a few shots from...
Nothing new under the sun.
Convenient terms have always been used to describe a film format and now we do it for digital too.
Plate cameras .
What plate ? Is there only one size plate ?
Yet at the...
From the description :
"i personally took it myself "
Ever notice that when someone uses expressions like "today" or "these days" they end up describing something that has been the same forever ?
Jobs are hard to find "these days"
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