Category Archives: Photo

Cameras, Lenses, Pictures, Editing

Once upon a time

Once upon a time there was a site named http://anandesh.wordpress.com/ where it was postulated that “Stuff happens”. Now that “Stuff” happens elsewhere. Here!

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More about our camera collection

There is also a Canon EOS60D with a Tamron 18-270 mm Di-II f3.5-6.3 lens in our arsenal. That camera has settings that are easily accessed and understood. I really wish Sony would emulate them in this respect – no, not … Continue reading

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New Lenses for the Sony NEX family

News just out gives a preview of what’s coming August 24, 2011 to enhance the lens line-up for this small but powerful camera series – I’m still happy with my SEL18200! So now we can’t really expect the electronic viewfinder … Continue reading

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A powerful zoom lens for the Sony Alpha NEX-5

Well, I took the plunge and got the Sony SEL18200, the made in China zoom lens for the Sony Alpha NEX series. I must say, the lens surprised me after the mediocre results from the two other kit lenses. The … Continue reading

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But, but…

I was thinking, well wondering, if my NEX-5 was getting a bit long in the tooth. But Sony is coming to the rescue and upgrading the firmware for this and other alpha models. A June 8, 2011 press release states: … Continue reading

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New Sony NEX cameras on the way

Well it’s been a while and now Sony is moving to the NEXt level. The NEX-3 is being replaced by the NEX-C3 with 16.2 Megapixel sensor, a new bigger flash atop and a much more rounded body. The NEX-5 will get … Continue reading

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New Lumix DMC-LX5

I now also have the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 as replacement for the LX3 I really liked. The new one is even better as it has a little longer zoom and is a tad faster.

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NEX-5 Some possibilities

This gives an idea of the Panorama function. Taken from a slight rise, holding the camera. Obviously not perfect, a tripod could very likely have eliminated the visible  steps. Then there’s the always popular flowers… And a frame crop from an AVCHD: from this … Continue reading

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Sony NEX-5 – the NEXt one

I got one! Spurred on by this review I’m now the proud owner of a black Sony NEX-5D(JE) Overseas Model with the two lenses E 16mm F2.8 & E 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 OSS. I added a Kenko Zéta lens protector, a PCK-LS1EM screen … Continue reading

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