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Sony a77 First Month Review

So just over a month ago I got myself a Sony a77 Body only. I didn’t bother with the 16-50mm Kit Lens as I already had the SAL1680Z lens and didn’t feel the need for the overlap.

Well I now have had a chance to really get to know this camera and I can tell you it’s fast. It’s also very fun to use.

High ISO
Let’s start with the ISO, the range is 50 to 16,000. This is a huge range of ISO for any camera. Now there has been a lot of rumours about how good the high-ISO noise is. This has given a lot of people false expectations on the amount of noise that is produced by the senor. This has in turn resulted in a lot of complaints about the actual not meeting their expectations. In truth I believe the noise produced by the 24mega-pixels APS-C sensor is about the same as that of the a900 24 mega-p…

First Impressions of the a77

Very First Impressions of the a77
So I have been watching the development of the a77/a65 for some time now and decided I wanted it. So when I saw it at an Australian online shop at $AU650 cheaper than the price in a retail shop. With only a 3 day wait. I jumped at it.

Well, turned out to be a bit longer than 3 days, ordered early Monday and it arrived at about lunch time on Friday. Still that’s months before I could get it from the retails store.

Yes it was shipped from Hong Kong, but the fact that the online has a pick up addresses in Sydney is comforting.

Where I came from
Back in the late 1980s, early 90s I use to have many SLRs all of which were Minolta branded, this is before Konica took them over and it became Konica Minolta.

But in the early 90s it became too much to print the films …

They are trolling RedBubble Now

Just got this loverly email from some troll saying they found me on RedBuuble and wanted to start a relationship with me…. Ha Ha Ha…

So those that have emails in their profile watch out…

i have removed the address

Hello Dear,
livna_edward@xxx
My name is Miss Livna and i am a beautiful young girl faithful, loving, tender and very caring.i saw your profile (www.redbubble.com,) and love your person, Today i am happy sending this mail to let you know that i really want to build up a good relationship together with you,and it will look good if you drop your mail for me to contact you back as well,i will be waiting to hear from you any time,Please try and contact me back through my email address (livna_edward@xxx) So that i can tell you more about myself and know about you too,…

Sold 1 x Matted Print

Today i sold a Matted Print of my Half Moon Raising to an Anonymous Buyer…

This is great as tomorrow is actually my birthday, so not a bad present for the day…

Thanks So Much to the Buyer who brought it…

20K and Counting

Wow 20K with 3 months short of 2 years…

Thanks to someone linking to one of my images, i have passed 20,000 views, with over 500 in the last few days.

Thanks to everyone who has view, commented and Favorated my work…

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