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Welcome to Photo Jottings!

Welcome to Photojottings Version 3.0!  Go here for more info.

Photojottings and Kurtmunger have been combined!!  Everything on my old site is here, but you’ll probably want to use the search box to find something. I added all the old site pages from the left side navigation bar to the header above, so that may help.

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First Sony designed full frame Macro lens

Sony finally produces their first full frame normal macro lens, a 50mm F/2.8 for the FE system. Sorry 'a' mount folks, you'll have to keep using the 1980s Minolta designed macros. This new FE macro lens has a stated minimum aperture of F/16, that seems not nearly small enough for close work and adequate depth of field. Of course I'll be reviewing this lens soon. Below is a press release.

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New Sony A6500

Sony announces a new APS-C camera, this time a minor upgrade to the A6300, both good cameras, however, the retail price of the new 6500 is $1400!!  This new camera gets some AF, and video tweaks, and a touch screen.  Below is a recent press release.

Stable, fast, and versatile, the Alpha a6500 from Sony is an apt APS-C-format mirrorless …

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Sony RX100 version 5 announced

Sony announces a minor upgrade to the RX100IV camera, this version gets some AF and video tweaks among other things. Below is a press release.

 

Taking an amazing pocket-sized series and further improving it, the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V Digital Camera from Sony takes the compact RX100 line up a notch by adding a Fast Hybrid AF system with 315 …

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