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  1. garyinhere

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    The new Sony A65 or A77 has great vid and picture quality too. Plus still uses Minolta alpha mount so you can save money using the legacy *better IQ lenses! I'm a BIG fan of minolta!

    It was/is highly anticipated and announced this last week. Here is a preview: http://forums.dpreview.com/previews/sonyslta77/ The main point is that it is so cheap compared to the rest of the Nikcannons. 24mp, 1080p video, 12fps... I'm saving for this... the a77 is $1399 w/out kit lens $2000 with it. The A65 is under $1000!!!! and a hell of a buy!!!!!

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    A77 looks really nice for that price. Hopefully I can land a new job soon and I'll definitely pick one up.
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    Did you sleeve those yourself or did they come that way? I'm guessing you did after seeing that huge bundle of sleeving you had a while back...
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    yep i did :) also

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    lolz
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    I like the first one. I take it you left the exposure open a little longer to smooth out the look of the water?
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    yea stopped the aperature all the way down to make the shutter slow down. This is my first attempt at the flowing water effect. I need a filter though and I could make it look more "foamy" :toast:
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    I think it looks very cool. I have seen another picture before like it, but I didn't figure out how they did it until I saw yours.

    Anyway, with it being about 100F degrees outside, I thought I'd tempt some of you with these:

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    Oh what the heck throw my name down. This is an E620 straight outta the box. :respect:


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    Added :toast: Welcome!
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    Great shots, added :toast:
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    Anybody have any tips for shooting indoor sports like basketball/volleyball games? Any other Olympus users in the house for glass recommendations?
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    freaksavior To infinity ... and beyond!

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    Do yall use LightRoom for editing or what? I'll give that one a whirl as soon as I get LR re-installed. (just did a reformat a few days ago)
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    freaksavior To infinity ... and beyond!

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    I used it, I kind of like it, but it's not installed right now.
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    If they're indoor, but they're very brightly lit, it would be the same suggestion for any other sport shooting, indoors or out. A wicked fast shutter speed with the appropriate aperture to make the picture bright enough, and probably stick to ISO 100 or if you need it a bit brighter, 200.
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    freaksavior To infinity ... and beyond!

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    I think it looks better so thank you. I really like the picture and I think it turned out great. I know it's a bit blurry but like I said, because it was dark
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    It is a nice picture; It's nice to look at too, lots of things that grab the eye.
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    I think it is a nice shot, and very nearly a great shot

    1./ It could use a little more of the foreground to balance the infinity skyscrapers. Currently it is clipped and looks like a bad crop
    2./ The barrel distortion is horrible IMO. There are two parts to fixing this: a) fix the barral (must) and b) fix the perspective convergence (optional). I personally would give both a go and see how it comes out

    Great thread!
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    Lens distortion fixed:
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    Does look better. Heck, I didn't even notice the distortion first time around until you pointed it out, haha. Fatigue for the loss.
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