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      Marc Mol

      Puku tug of war.(graphic)

      Thread Starter: Marc Mol

      I witnessed this early evening hunt from start to finish, by 4 females and 4 cubs from the Nsefu pride, on this occasion the cubs stayed put and let the

      Last Post By: Marc Mol Today, 02:54 PM Go to last post
      Nancy Bell

      Theme: Rushing down

      Thread Starter: Nancy Bell

      I frequently look for the little scene within the big scene. Here I am just below a large waterfall in Arkansas photographing the powerful rushing of

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      gail bisson

      Spotted Sandpiper Chick

      Thread Starter: gail bisson

      Took this in 2013.
      Canon 1DX 600mm and 1.4 x
      ISO 1250 SS 1/1000 F 6.3
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      Bill Dix

      Semipalmated Sandpiper at Ebbtide #2

      Thread Starter: Bill Dix

      Same sandpiper, different patch of treasure. Taken 14 seconds after my previous post, about 10 minutes before sunset. Cropped tighter.

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      Joseph Przybyla

      Juvenile Tri-colored Heron

      Thread Starter: Joseph Przybyla

      I captured this image on Wednesday at Circle B Bar Reserve in Polk County, Florida. I was feeding where a culvert crossed the trail. I tried to get

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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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