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Old Oct 9, 2009, 7:20 PM   #451
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10/09/2009 1719pm

OK Tullio-

Here is the linkicasaweb.google.com/anchorlecturers/200910091#5390758273058233714

But Picasa did not ask me to reduce the image size this time. So watch out you may have a full size image.

That does it! Many thanks for all of your help. Please let me know if you got all the EXIF info that you need. Have a great Holiday Weekend.

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Old Oct 9, 2009, 7:52 PM   #452
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Well, how about it, littlejohn-

I have visualized you as pondering, and then ponder some more. Did you decide to go with the Nikon D-5000 or the Sony A-200/A-230??

I like both the A-200 and the A-230. After all they go to ISO 3200, and look pretty darned good. You can't beat the price!

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Well, how about it, littlejohn-

I have visualized you as pondering, and then ponder some more. Did you decide to go with the Nikon D-5000 or the Sony A-200/A-230??

I like both the A-200 and the A-230. After all they go to ISO 3200, and look pretty darned good. You can't beat the price!

Have a great Holiday Weekend!

Sarah Joyce

LOL...maybe my name should be Mr. Dithers...my last day for the A230 is tomorrow,,,,I have taken out the E620 to play with...

I went in with the intension of trying out the Nikon..but remembering what you said and I looked and fondled all 3...Canon, Nikon & Oly and '
I was in a hurry so I said..'lets try the E620'...one thing is that its smaller...something that is a factor, when on horse back..but isn't a huge must..I am also temped to try the sp -590...based on some of the shots I've seen here..
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littlejohn-

The Olympus SP-590 is a very nice camera, 26X optical zoom and a nice compact size. But like all super zooms it will do just great out of doors. I actually own one, and it is a very competent camera.

However, when the light level falls, that is when you will see a real difference between the A-230 and the SP-590 in terms of gut level camera performance.

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I suspect that what are your thoughts on the E 620? I know you have that one and wondered what your view is on the differences between the E620 and the A230...


FWIW...as I pack up the A230 today, there is a touch of sadness we've looked a a lot of things together...lol

and hey..I very rarely used 'auto'...does that make me a poor P&S'er???

here's a couple of man/nature made...shots..no pp (not smart enough yet...)
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Hi there, littlejohn-

I think the Olympus E-620 is an excellent camera. You can easily get by with the two lens kit (Zukio 14-42mm and the Zukio 40-150mm) They are excellent lenses and the E-620 has received the benefit of getting a lot of features from the Olympus E-30.

Remember the crop factor is 2.0X on the 4/3 cameras. The E-620 is not quite as good as the A-230 is on high ISO settings. Here is a sample photo that I took with the E-620 and the Zukio 40-150mm.

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Nice photos, littlejohn-

here is a little news flash that could be of interest to you:www.newegg.com has a refurb Olympus E-510 along with the Zukio 14-42mm and kit lens and the Zukio 70-300mm lens for $389.00


http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16830111327

That is a real bargain, in as much as the 70-300mm lens itself sells for around $300.00.

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Hi there, littlejohn-

I had the E-620 out today and took this no flash indoor photo of Bradley.

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LOL...maybe my name should be Mr. Dithers...my last day for the A230 is tomorrow,,,,I have taken out the E620 to play with...

I went in with the intension of trying out the Nikon..but remembering what you said and I looked and fondled all 3...Canon, Nikon & Oly and '
I was in a hurry so I said..'lets try the E620'...one thing is that its smaller...something that is a factor, when on horse back..but isn't a huge must..I am also temped to try the sp -590...based on some of the shots I've seen here..
E620 littlejohn? That's what I want for Christmas!

Anyway, use ISO 200 for default and see how it goes. The usable Dynamic range is 9.2EV @ ISO 200, but it's the Highlight Dynamic range value (3.9EV) that's most impressive about the E-620.

Also try the Pop Art filter. I'm sure you might enjoy it. I have seen very neat examples in the Oly forum.

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littlejohn That's what I want for Christmas!

- Hiro
Do I look like Santa??

(I don't even know where your house is)
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