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      Thread Starter: Ian Cassell

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      1/1000 sec f/5.6 ISO 400

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      Moe Ali

      Teleconverters and My First Owl Image (Female Great Horned Owl)

      Thread Starter: Moe Ali





      I spend a lot of time along the river in my city, and have become accustomed to the wildlife I see in the area. I especially

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      Dvir Barkay

      Bald Eagle close up

      Thread Starter: Dvir Barkay



      Ok, a bit experimental, or more how I would crop the image had my lens been a 600/4 with 1.4TC, which would have been better for this. This

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      Kerry Perkins

      Theme: Silhouetted cranes

      Thread Starter: Kerry Perkins

      Ok, they're not really black, but they look black. Does that count? After the sun goes down at the Bosque, the cranes fly in and drop in to the pools,

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      gail bisson

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      Thread Starter: gail bisson

      I had just one evening with clear skies during my entire trip to Botswana and this was the only animal we found during that golden hour of sweet light.

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      Kerry Perkins

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      Thread Starter: Kerry Perkins

      Pintail ducks captured at Bosque del Apache NWR on my recent trip.

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      Gabriela Plesea

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      Thread Starter: Gabriela Plesea

      Dear Friends,

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      Jackie Schuknecht

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      Thread Starter: Jackie Schuknecht

      Cropped to pano, and the pier was really this wonky. Another from Algonquin. Added some textures, a new sky, poster edges, and some local adjustments.

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      Marc Mol

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      Thread Starter: Marc Mol

      07.42
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      Gabriela Plesea

      Close enough?

      Thread Starter: Gabriela Plesea

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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.

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