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      Allen Sparks

      Prince Baskettail Dragonfly

      Thread Starter: Allen Sparks

      Canon 7D2, 400mm f4 DO, 1.4x TC III, monopod
      ISO 400, f7.1, 1/640s

      Another in flight shot of this species. He would cruise the shoreline

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      Mark Bennett

      Shy Albatross headshot

      Thread Starter: Mark Bennett



      Shy Albatross image taken at sea over continental shelf out from Port Fairy, Victoria, Australia.

      Nikon D800E
      AF-S
      200-400mm

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      Ian Wilson

      Red and Yellow Barbet

      Thread Starter: Ian Wilson

      One of the large ground-dwelling barbets found in the drier parts of Tanzania and Kenya. Often found on termite mounds, this one was feeding on ants

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      gary ellwein

      BEIGE ON BEIGE

      Thread Starter: gary ellwein

      The Sage Thrash image was captured last week during a visit to City of Rocks Nat. Reserve. The Reserve is in south central Idaho near the Utah border.

      Last Post By: gary ellwein Yesterday, 10:10 PM Go to last post
      Randy Stout

      Theme: High Key Loon and chick

      Thread Starter: Randy Stout

      This pair was imaged about three weeks ago in northern Michigan, on a dull and dreary morning. Almost no blue in the water that day, as the sky was leaden.

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    • New Memory Card! XQD





      Sony Unveils New, High-Speed XQD™ Memory Cards

      1Gbps for faster write speed and superb reliability create new possibilities for advanced shooters PARK RIDGE, N.J., Jan 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Giving photo enthusiasts and professional photographers a new level of speed and performance, the new Sony XQD™ memory cards support the recently adopted XQD specification for high-speed, high-performance digital image capture.
      Using the XQD memory cards, XQD compatible high-end DSLR (Digital Single Lens Reflex) camera users can capture up to approximately 100 frames in RAW format in continuous shooting mode. In addition to outstanding high-speed data transfer capability, the new cards are highly reliable to protect users' data and images.
      "Advanced shooters want to capture the moment in the highest quality possible, and that often means dealing with massive files like RAW images," said Viviano Cantu, Director of Consumer Media for Sony Electronics. "Memory card technology has done a great job of keeping pace, but these new cards give an entirely new meaning to speed and performance."
      The new Sony cards are based on the XQD memory card specification, which the CompactFlash Association recently approved and licensed as an open format. With its ultra high write-speed performance, and when using Nikon's new DSLR "D4," the XQD memory card can record up to approximately 100 frames in RAW format in continuous shooting mode*.
      The Sony XQD memory card achieves stable continuous shooting of RAW images and blazing fast data transfer rates of up to 1Gbps/125MB/s write and read (based on Sony tests and dependent on host hardware) through the PCIe interface, a computer expansion card standard for serial interfaces.
      A unique controller and optimized flash memory enables high-speed data processing, resulting in faster write speed and performance that can't be achieved by conventional compact flash cards.
      Sony is also introducing a USB 2.0/3.0 compatible XQD card reader (model MRW-E80) so users can quickly and easily transfer large quantities of very high capacity data to their PC. Also, an XQD ExpressCard Adapter (QDA-EX1) will be available for use with computers with an ExpressCard™ 34 card slot.
      "As users' needs continue to evolve," Cantu added, "Sony will also continue to enhance the XQD memory card line-up to meet the future requirements of the high-end digital imaging market."
      The new Sony products are planned to be available in February and are estimated to sell at the following retail prices:

      • QD-H16 card, 16 GB, $129.99
      • QD-H32 card, 32 GB, $229.99
      • Card Reader, MRW-E80, $44.99
      • ExpressCard Adapter, QDA-EX1, $44.99

      For information, visit www.sony.net/Products/memorycard/en_us/xqd/index.html.

      Available @ http://www.huntsphotoandvideo.com/
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