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  1. Iceni

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    Got to love the 50mm F1.7 minolta prime. That and the 28mm F2.0 are the only 2 lenses i need.

    How do you find the autofocus on the A300? I have the A450 and i have to watch it like a hawk as it seems to love focusing on anything with a straight edge. It's a royal PITA if i have a subject set forward of something like a wall.
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    The auto focus overall is okay, it does try and focus on seemingly random things sometimes, but i usually set which region to focus on and i can get it to focus on what i want.

    What i really want now, is one of the newer alphas so i can shoot video, and still be able to use the lenses i already have.

    I use it for most of my color/tone corrections before i bring it into photoshop and crop/resize etc. It's a great replacement for the app that came with my camera. Only real reason i switched, the app i had doesn't work in a 64-bit environment at all, it made my computer lockup as soon as it would launch; so as soon as i unstialled it, everything was fine again.
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    Awesome:toast:
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    Nice shots Gary, I like the one with the old windmill in the center with all the new ones surrounding. :)
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    Nice shots man:toast:
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    freaksavior To infinity ... and beyond!

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    More iphone pics. I should carry my dslr with me more.

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    Iphone doesn't take the best photos but I really like the first photo.
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    Looks really similar to my little sister's old bearded dragon, cool!
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    I usually don't upload my pictures, but decided to do a few.

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    Stars are extremely hard to take good pictures of, nice job!
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    @garyinhere The 4th picture is really nice, good job!

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    Get one like that of a spider, and we can get rid of Wile E on TPU for good ;)
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    Sure do. It's in Tiff or RAW though. PM me your email or a file upload service and I'll send it to you. :toast: Flicker lowers all of my file sizes the original is 46" x 10" and would nice on print.
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    I was thinking a 5760x1080 wallpaper ;)

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    Caught the little guy in my room rummaging through my things. Pulled out my soldering iron

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    Can anyone give me some contenders for the best video camera under $1500? Looking mainly for quality. A nice DSLR with video could work, I know that's what a lot of the pro youtubers use (Epic Meal Time), but I'd like something a little easier to shoot with.
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    freaksavior To infinity ... and beyond!

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    My opinion? Cameras should do what they were meant for. Still photography or videography not both.
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    canon 550D?

    think it does FHD with good quality

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