Archive | May 7, 2017

Vive la France. Vive la Macron. We Scored One For The Backlash. Rejoice!

by Anura Guruge


Vive la France!

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Thank YOU, Monsieur Macron.

That was quite the win despite the Russian interference.

Well done. Bravo. Kudos.

Thank YOU.


This is a GREAT relief.

It is a WIN for ‘us’. Obama openly supported Macron; not so Agent Orange.

Rejoice.

I have lived in France,
and my adoptive parents lived their
for another 17 years.
So it was my 2nd home for a long time.


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APS-C to Full-Frame Lens Focal Length Crib Chart — Mainly For Sony E-mount Lenses.

by Anura Guruge


Well as I elaborated yesterday,
I have to get my head around this focal-length
‘equivalence’.

Since I am used to thinking in APS-C terms
I needed my own crib sheet just to be on the safe side.

As you can see I am focusing on Sony E-mount
focal lengths.


Click to ENLARGE. Yes, I have an Excel spreadsheet. I can plugin whatever numbers you need THOUGH it is but a trivial exercise in multiplying by 1.5 or dividing by 1.5.


Here is a picture from yesterday IF it helps.

To get the same Depth of Field (DoF) that I got with a 40.7mm APS-C lens,
I would need a 61mm Full-Frame lens.


I needed this to work out what lenses I need to consider.

With FF, anything below 27mm will be WAY TOO WIDE for I!

I am probably better off sticking to FF 50mm and more. {SMILE}


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Sony Came To Be This Day 71-Years Ago, In Japan — On May 7, 1946.

by Anura Guruge


Click to ENLARGE and read here. Wikipedia link: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sony


Click to ENLARGE.


Well, well, well.

I had no idea how old Sony was — or where the name came from. Now, thanks to Wikipedia, I know. “Sonny Boy” — and I can see how they came up with “Walkman” from there.

Over the years I have had lots of Sony products — going back to Betamax. Yes, I was a big adherent of Betamax.

And now Sony cameras. Had three already and the plan is to get two more within the month! And the scary thing is that I am not that sure I like Sony cameras!

But, I have little choice. I am COMMITTED to mirrorless and don’t want to go below APS-C. Yes, Fuji was an option BUT I despaired of Fuji’s lousy autofocus capabilities.

So, it has to be Sony and I have to learn to live with Sony! 


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Standing Of Maine’s Recently Formed “Katahdin Woods and Waters” National Monument Threatened By Trump’s Executive Order.

by Anura Guruge


Click to access U.S. ‘National Park Service’ Website.



This is a consequence of the Executive Order signed by Trump last week to have the validity and status of the number of National Monuments reexamined — since a President can create a National Monument on their own without Congressional approval.

This monument was created by President Obama less than a year ago, on August 24, 2016.

Republicans in Maine hate it — because it was Obama and because they want no federal interference.

This could get ugly.

Shame. I have never been. It is way far North than I have yet travelled in Maine. Acadia is about my limit.


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