Photorer

Lives in South Africa Johannesburg, South Africa
Works as a Engineer
Joined on Nov 2, 2006
About me:

Currently using:
Olympus SP350 (Retired)
Sony Cybershot TX5 - Cool, but retired
Sony A100 - Lost
Sony A700 - In cupboard but wife to use!
Sony A77 - Daughter now using dad's old machine!
Sony A77ii - What a beauty!
Sigma 70-300 DG - Lost with theA100
Tamron 18-200 Di-II
Tamron 18-250 Di-II - much nicer than the 18-200!
Minolta 50 1.7 (Not that impressed)
Minolta 100-400 (damaged, and irrepairable)
Minolta 200mm F2.8G (Sold - boohoo!)
Sony 100-300G - superb!
Sony 100-400G - Even Better!
Sony 100-400G2 - Even better!
Soligor 1.4x teleconverter - not in use!
Heiwa tripod (40 years old and solid!)
Sony 18-70 kit lens (lost with A100)
Sony 100 f2.8 Macro
Tamron 200-400 f5.6 (yuk)
Minolta 35-105 f3.5-4.5 Macro (interesting!)
Sony 70-200G F2.8 (Replaced the 200 prime - and wow!)
Sony 1.4 x TC
Sony 2.0x TC
Minolta 500 F8 Reflex - A super interesting lens!
Sony 16-50mm F2.8 kit (but what a superb lens!)
Sony 16mm F2.8 Fisheye - Fun!

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I Haven't been here in a very long time Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk 4 weeks ago
Need a bit more range - 1.4x TC or Minolta 500 Reflex? Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk 2 months ago
Thinking about upgrading to the A77 ii from the A77, but... Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk 2 months ago
FS: 8mm movie kit - camera, projector and editing console-Free! For Sale and Wanted 3 months ago
Acrobat DC and Photoshop Elements 2021 Clash Retouching 4 months ago
A77ii performance below zero Celcius Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk Oct 20, 2019
***Weekly Wildlife Thread: Oct 13th - 19th*** Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk Oct 20, 2019
September 2019 through your A Mount Camera Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk Oct 1, 2019
Users who upgraded from A77 to A77II Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk Sep 28, 2019
A77ii - Tripod Mount plate and screw size Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk Sep 27, 2019
Imaging Edge from Sony - Any good? Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk Sep 11, 2019
Sun Came Up... Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk Sep 9, 2019
Two A77ii simple questions Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk Sep 7, 2019
Minolta/Sony APO-Tele AF 100-400mm/4.5-6.7 400 Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk Sep 7, 2019
Longyearbyen trip in October - suggestions please Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk Aug 11, 2019
Buying a spare battery for A77 or A77ii-NP-FM500H Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk Nov 27, 2018
70-400G vs 70-400Gii Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk Nov 3, 2018
Minolta 100-400APO needs repairs Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk Oct 9, 2018
Minolta 500mm mirror lens, some photos Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk Oct 4, 2018
LAEA4 - adapter for Amount - experiences? Sony Alpha / NEX E-mount (APS-C) Talk Sep 29, 2018
Lightroom 5 - any reason to pay a subscription? Retouching Sep 16, 2018
E to A Mount Adapter performance? Sony Alpha Full Frame E-mount Talk Sep 15, 2018
DIY repair for Sony 70-300G SSM Lens hood Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk Apr 13, 2018
A77II and Older Sony / Minolta Flashes Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk Apr 12, 2018
Camera shop in Berlin? Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk Sep 3, 2016
The A-mount Future Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk Aug 23, 2016
Sony 300G: Lens hood has loosened the front ring Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk Aug 16, 2016
Sony 2x Converters -are they still available? Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk Oct 1, 2015
Sony A700 - What about the Tamron 16-300mm? Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk May 5, 2015
R/C Field - Finally Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk May 4, 2015
Where to upload a video collection Digital Video Talk Oct 3, 2014
The Flamin' weather Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk Jan 20, 2014
Finally Got Out To Take Some Pictures Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk Jan 19, 2014
Purely for Canadian Club Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk Jan 17, 2014
Travel lens - which option? Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk Jan 17, 2014
Flash shoe cover for Alpha Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk Jan 16, 2014
A77 pics blur when its been on for a while Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk Dec 21, 2013
World Showcase - Night HDR buildings Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk Oct 4, 2013
"Bellevue-Batman" Returns Again... Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk Oct 3, 2013
Air Canada *Jazz* on Final Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk Oct 2, 2013
Dealing with images from a 3 week holiday trip Open Talk Oct 2, 2013
Virtual Panoramas with Sony SLT-A99 Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk Oct 1, 2013
Canadian Coast Guard Griffon - Video Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk Oct 1, 2013
10 years of pictures onto DVD gallery - suggestions? PC Talk Oct 1, 2013
Speedlight - Gift for a friend? Canon Rebel (EOS 200D-800D) Talk Sep 30, 2013
First A77 Video posting to YouTube..... Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk Sep 13, 2013
A77 Video - some questions to get going Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk Sep 13, 2013
Tall Ships on Detroit River - Video Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk Sep 1, 2013
Come fly with me! Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk Aug 30, 2013
Firmware upgrade - do I need to install interim versions? Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk Aug 30, 2013