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Oct 02 2012

Sony Nex 7: A Progressive New Camera

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Sony’s latest release, the NEX 7, is a refreshing update to the NEX line, boasting new technological upgrades and innovative features.  Sony is quite successful in attaining the objectives it aimed for with Nex 7:  a compact, mirrorless lens camera with no sacrifice in performance than any other DSLR.

Size & Shape

Nex 7 can be regarded as a progressive camera thanks to its complete array of avant-garde technical featured. It is a sophisticated machine with a slender, shiny structure and ergonomically designed, designating it as a cult classic with complete DSLR functionality.

Its right-hand grip fits snugly in your hand, providing the proper range and comfort for your fingers to facilitate shooting steadiness.


  •       Similar to the Leica M9, at the upper left-hand corner of the body, Nex 7’s excellent high resolution viewfinder is positioned. Having Nex 7 in your hands gives you the same feel as if you are holding a 35mm rangefinder.
  •        At maximum resolution, Nex 7 has capability of 10 frames per second shooting bursts, along with coverage and focuses set at the initial frame, and in AVCHD arrangement it can apprehend a 1920 × 1080 screen resolution of entire HD movies on 24p, 60i or at 60p.
  •       The positive aspect of NEX 7 is that it renders nearly 100% of information captured without needing a translucent mirror. Under some particular shooting circumstances, the translucent mirror can provide an edge icleaner resolution and contrast.
  •       The latest high-end enthusiast DSLRs don’t surpass the NEX 7 image sensors of 24.3 mega pixels.
  •        Its high-tech image processing system provides exceptional pace and performance.  Apart from speed, it also provides precision of contrast through an AF contrast detection system and its great imaging efficiency.

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Jan 08 2011

Trick Photography

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I came across an awesome book on trick photography, written by Evan Sharboneau. It has 3 modules.

Module 1: Long Exposure Effects and Light Painting

In Evan’s first module he teaches us how to light-paint like a pro! I first figured out one technique for this back in the 1970’s and won first place at a county fair. Evan goes into a lot more depth and detail than I ever figured out on my own. Continue Reading »

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Jan 09 2009

Sony Webbie HD Camera

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Here is a little beauty out of CES. The Sony Webbie HD Camera (model MHSCM1/D). Not shipping yet, but if you order from Amazon today they will work hard to help you be the first on your block with this amazing little camcorder.

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Jan 06 2009

VTech Kidizoom Digital Camera

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This seems to be the hot camera for our young girls.

The Good: It is a real digital camera which takes photos and videos.

The Bad: There are lots of navigational buttons that may confuse younger photographers.

In a Nutshell: This durable camera is a fun way to inspire creativity for ages 3 and up. It requires 4 AA Batteries and a computer with Windows 2000 or newer needed for some effects.

From Amazon: “Rugged and easy to use, the Vtech Kidizoom Digital Camera is ready to document all your child’s adventures. With two-eye viewing, grips designed to fit in little hands, and a built-in flash, this real digital camera can also shoot video. It also includes simple-to-use photo editing software so kids aged three and up can add creative touches to their images.”

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