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    Calling all Sony Alpha users! (Part 3)

    You have proberbly been here before but i'll ask anyway seeing as a certain Jessups branch (Cough Cough splutter) didnt seem to know or wanna know. I wanna get a shoe fitting flash for the A300 I know it has to be a sony one to make the right contacts but ive seen different model...
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    Calling all Sony Alpha users! (Part 2)

    Strange that Jessops would suggest models other than Sony when they apparently have a deal to sell Sony's, saying that I got my (Pucker) Sony assesories from an independant store. From my enquiry experience the level of help and expertese has varied depending on the geographical location of the...
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    Calling all Sony Alpha users! (Part 2)

    Well done Fabs, it looks 99% feasable it could of been my equipment in action. I wonder how weird some people must of thought I was. Some of the results cab be seen in my online album. (PS Im still practising)
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    Calling all Sony Alpha users! (Part 2)

    Phewwwwwwwwwww thank god! :nono:
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    Calling all Sony Alpha users! (Part 2)

    If he had a grey jacket a black cap and slingshot bag it could of been
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    Calling all Sony Alpha users! (Part 2)

    After taking pictures at St Pauls and getting the tube to take more on the entry into Trafalgar Square I ended up trapped outside the Square and stood on the Strand side behind about 6 rows of people and couldnt even get a look at the podium to take any snaps. But.... :thinking: 1) Out...
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    went into jessops, and the Sony ranges are appealing

    I was faced with the same delema a few weeks back and eventually walked into Jessups to get hands on experience of a cannon, but i also tried 3 other makes for comparison. As somebody on here told me ' Go with what feels right and what makes me feel good', that I did and opted for the A300 twin...
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    Off to Italy tomorrow - wedding shoot!

    Hacker and Dark Star you both enjoy yourselves and make sure you take some good snaps. I drove To Garda in May for a few days and had a fantastic time but only had a compact camera at the time. At least I got those memory shots that everybody wants to keep. My Garda pics examples
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    Early Day Motion started in Parliament regarding street photography

    Remember the days when there used to be close up shots of happy kids faces enjoying street parties or splashing about at the seaside or whatever. We can all look back at these pictures from years ago but does that mean there will now be a void of happy children on record because of the...
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    Remote Trigger

    Just seen your equipment so guess u know more than me, I had no joy getting what I wanted in our neck of the woods for my A300 and tried a couple of shops when i was down London, in the end i have just settled for a standard Sony 0.5 M Cable Release. Great speedway pictures buy the way, I...
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    Where did all the hardware come from

    I went to our local air show at Sywell Northants on Sunday 24th taking my newly acquired A300 for its first major test. I have to admit i was stunned at some of the equipment that people have and suddenly produce and I'm not talking about press photographers that were present. I hold my hand...
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    Ever had your camera on you and missed a great shot?

    I know exactly how you must of felt i was at an air display that afternoon and had the knack of looking the wrong way at the wrong time. But as a conselation hers the Red Arrows at Sywell Northampton maybe 10 mins after you saw them. http://www.photo.depal.co.uk/assets/images/DSC01375.JPG
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    old but new.

    Hi...... :thumbs: and a warm welcome from one fatman to another
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    Calling all Sony Alpha users!

    That there be them Stan........... will check them out when I need next bit of kit although they tried hard to sell me a tamron 250 lens. I was interested in a remote cable which they had none in stock but they did have an infra red remote, it was for a Sony Alpha 100/200 ? would that be...
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    Calling all Sony Alpha users!

    Was looking around locally for a battery grip for a Sony A300 even before I bought the camera but started to discovered it seemed to be in short supply and in fact almost only obtainable from a well known Photo chain store with a so call deal with Sony. I could of paid my £170 and waited for...
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