advice on lens selection by Haggah September 14, 2012, 5 replies, 1104 views Last message by Fpix September 19, 2012 (17:45) read »
i wish to photograph small birds in aviaries form a distance of 2 to 3 meters . considerations are that i do not want to crop image too much . light is sometimes not that good and using flash is not a fantastic idea with someone elses expensive aviary stock. have considered canon 300 f4 , canon 100-...
Canon 6D by Juza September 17, 2012, 0 replies, 3857 views
Canon has announced the new Canon 6D: 20 megapixels sensor, ISO 50-102400, 4.5 FPS, full HD @ 30 FPS, 11 AF points (cross-sensor in the center point), built-in Wi-Fi and GPS, SD cards. It costs about 2100$, that means 1800-1900 euro in Europe.
Nikon d600 : 24 MP, FF, 2100 $ by Juza September 13, 2012, 3 replies, 4122 views Last message by Juza September 16, 2012 (21:21) read »
Nikon has officially announced the D600! The new "entry level" fullframe has a 24 megapixel sensor, ISO 50-25600, 5.5 FPS and price of 2100$, that is 900$ cheaper than the D800.
Sony A99 , Sony RX1 and new lenses by Juza September 12, 2012, 0 replies, 1834 views
Today Sony has announced several interesting products! The first is the new fullframe flagship, the Sony A99. It has a 24MP FF sensor, ISO 50-25600, 6 FPS, electronic viewfinder, 3" articulated screen and other interesting features!
Pentax K5 II and new lenses by Juza September 11, 2012, 0 replies, 1826 views
Pentax has announced the K5 II: the new camera has a 16 megapixels APS-C sensor, 7 FPS, weather sealing and price around $ 1300. The is also a version without anti-aliasing filter, as Nikon did with the D800....
Review: Acratech GP-s Ballhead by Arthurtiutenko September 01, 2012, 0 replies, 720 views
yesterday I completed a review of my new tripod head. I published a small part of it in my blog here: http://www.juzaphoto.com/topic2.php?f=47&l=en&t=223372&titolo=BReview_Acratech_GPs_BallheadB The rest can be found on my website.
New Feature: language filter to see only English language photos by Juza August 01, 2012, 0 replies, 787 views
By default, in the forum galleries you can see both photos from English members and Italian members.
Since I have received several requests, I have added the option to filter out images from Italian members; if you prefer to see a 100% English language forum (but you will see less photos, of cour...
Forum language by Harm July 19, 2012, 14 replies, 16608 views Last message by Juza August 01, 2012 (15:34) read »
Hello Juza, hello every one using the Forum,
Have you noticed that almost every conversation on this excellent Forum is in Italian? I really think that's a pity because all the people who can't read or write Italian can't learn from the work shown here and the comments given to that work.
Canon 300 2.8 II Vs 500 f/4 II? Which to get? by Pixelaura July 12, 2012, 10 replies, 2981 views Last message by Juza August 01, 2012 (14:02) read »
I have the 7D and the following lenses:
70-200 f/4 L IS USM
100-400 L IS USM
100 mm 2.8 Macro L Lens
I am planning to get either the 300 2.8 or the 500 f/4 II. I am a serious hobbyist and my main interest is birding and wildlife.
Is the 300 + TCs 1.4 and 2 X comparable to the performan...
canon 7d errors and problems by Madjidm July 20, 2012, 7 replies, 1845 views Last message by Madjidm July 25, 2012 (7:11) read »
Hello dear all
I am an Iranian and in Iran we have no supports for products :fsad:
Now my camera has 06 errors also after each time I charged the battery, date and time will be reset!
I will be appreciated if anyone can help
Canon 5D Mark III vs Canon ID Mark IV by Abdallah July 19, 2012, 11 replies, 4842 views Last message by Abdallah July 24, 2012 (23:20) read »
I am mainly bird photographer and I want to upgrade from Canon 7D to either 5D mark III or mark IV. Prices of these camera here in Muscat is less than US $ 400/=. Please those with experience or knowledge about these cameras can suggest,comment and contribute in this question. Thank you in advance!
Sudden death of a 7D by Ziphius July 07, 2012, 3 replies, 1125 views Last message by Ziphius July 24, 2012 (12:10) read »
I am devastated - while shooting Aucklands Skyline at night my 7d stopped. Died. Refused to do anything at all. No display(s), no reaction to pressing buttons. The last it did was moving my manually focussed frame slightly out of focus. It did that when I simply switched it on - I didn't activate th...
The Canon mirrorless is coming by Juza July 21, 2012, 2 replies, 3277 views Last message by Neilyb July 23, 2012 (13:33) read »
The official announcement will be on July 23, but the photos have already appeared on the web! It will be a very small APS-C camera with interchangeable lenses.
The first photos:
nikon d800 vs canon 5d2 e 5d3: image quality by Juza July 19, 2012, 4 replies, 1873 views Last message by Stubones July 21, 2012 (19:13) read »
I have had the possibility to test side-by-side all the three reflex: the result is a test where you can see the actual image quality of these cameras! The RAW files have been converted with identical settings, without noise reduction.
Full test: http://www.juzaphoto.com/article.php?l=en&article=...
Translation to English? by Yossi Katzourin June 23, 2012, 3 replies, 1096 views Last message by Gpierocompostela July 17, 2012 (15:24) read »
Hello friends, I'm a new member.
I want to upload pictures to my gallery but the categories are all in Italian.
Some of the categories are similar to English but most of them - I do not understand...
Flash unit for macro and Flash Bracket..... by Praleesh July 15, 2012, 0 replies, 796 views
this my first topic post in this beautiful and active forum...
i want to know what type of flash unit is better for macro (ring or shoe), i'm planning to buy canon 100mm f/2.8 usm macro lens. if it is shoe mount type flash,please give me some suggestion for flash bracket suitable for macro work.......
New menu for JuzaPhoto! Give a look to the preview! by Juza July 03, 2012, 1 replies, 1234 views Last message by Cristian Arghius July 08, 2012 (12:33) read »
I'm working to a new main menu for JuzaPhoto! It will become public the next week, but you can already upgrade to the new menu by clicking on the following link:
[B][UPDATE: the new menu is active for all members of juzaphoto!][/B]
The new menu has a more ordered and pleasing layout than the p...
long exposure - stars trails by Yossi Katzourin June 30, 2012, 0 replies, 699 views
I have a question for you with regards to long exposure.
I've noticed that photographers are using 2 different methods:
Some prefer multiple exposures, say 50-100 frames of 30 second each and others are practicing straight 30 minutes exposure.
In few words, can you underline the pro and cons of e...
The Nikon d600 is coming! by Juza June 14, 2012, 3 replies, 2976 views Last message by Juza June 27, 2012 (9:46) read »
Even though it has not been officially announced yet, specs and images of the new Nikon entry-level fullframe camera have appeared on the web :-)
[I]24.7MP full frame sensor
Weight: 760g (850g with battery and memory cards), the D800 weights 900g
3.2" LCD with 921K dot with amb...
Macro focussing rails by Heath Mcdonald June 16, 2012, 4 replies, 6435 views Last message by Heath Mcdonald June 27, 2012 (9:11) read »
I am looking to buy a macro focussing rail in the near future and need a little advice, the reason for the purchase is mainly for focus stacking.
There are a number of choices currently available, from the cheap ebay versions, the manfrotto 454, Velbon mag slider, Novoflex Castel and a number of ...
A beginner question - deleting a photo by Yossi Katzourin June 24, 2012, 1 replies, 996 views Last message by Juza June 26, 2012 (15:37) read »
Well, I'm not a beginner in photography, I'm new member.
I uploaded my first frame twice and could not find a function to perform a deletion.
Can someone direct me how to do this?
Thank you ...
Remote Flash by Doriantsai June 03, 2012, 5 replies, 1088 views Last message by Neilyb June 18, 2012 (16:14) read »
Does anyone use a remote flash for nature photography very often?
I use the flash quite a bit for my adventure photography, and when indoors, but I'm wondering how common it is with natural subjects, such as beetles, spiders, deer, etc?
I'm also curious what setup you use to ach...
From Telephoto to Macro? by Doriantsai June 03, 2012, 3 replies, 1078 views Last message by Techuser June 16, 2012 (19:07) read »
I am wondering if it's possible to turn my 70-300mm f4-5.6L IS into a macro lens by putting an extension tube on it?
I find that I can almost always get closer than 1.2 m (approximately the minimum focusing distance of my telephoto lens), which forces me to swap out for my actu...
Canon 60da by Doriantsai June 15, 2012, 0 replies, 780 views
Has anyone tried the Canon 60Da (a for astrophotography!)?
I'm wondering it it's worthwhile to rent the 60da and try it out when I go to the Grand Canyon... I expect pretty crazy views, but I don't know how it handles. Either that, or I might try renting the 5D Mk 3. LensRentals has them both, an...
Suitable camera for wildlife/concert photography by Reflection Photography June 15, 2012, 3 replies, 987 views Last message by Juza June 15, 2012 (18:55) read »
I know, it is strange question to ask what is a best camera. However, I am looking for suitable camera with 1.6 crop. I am not looking for a full frame camera, since I will loose on the zoom. I have been using a canon 550D along with 100-400, 100 mm macro, 50mm 1.4 canon lens. I mainly photograph wi...
New Nikon 18-300 VR and 24-85 VR by Juza June 14, 2012, 0 replies, 4067 views
Nikon has announced the 18-300 VR superzoom and the 24-85 f/3.5-4.5 VR! Both lenses have ultrasonic AF motor and image stabilization.
Apple MacBook Pro 15 with retina display by Juza June 12, 2012, 3 replies, 2275 views Last message by Neilyb June 13, 2012 (17:11) read »
Apple has announced a new notebook with 2880x1800px screen! This is 5 megapixels, more than twice the HD screens of other high end notebooks. Other than that, it has the latest 2.7 Ghz quad-core i7 processor, up to 16 GB of RAM and 768 GB of SSD. It is only 18mm thin and it weight 2 kg.
New Canon 40mm f/2.8 and Canon 18-135 IS by Juza June 07, 2012, 1 replies, 2449 views Last message by Doriantsai June 12, 2012 (8:46) read »
Other than Canon 650D, there are two new lenses from canon: the Canon 40mm f/2.8 and Canon 18-135 IS. Full details will be announced tomorrow, but in the meantime you can already see images and some specs:
Durability of the 7D by Ziphius May 13, 2012, 9 replies, 1539 views Last message by Doriantsai June 10, 2012 (20:17) read »
First of all: Thanks Juza! The new forum looks very promising!
So, let's start some discussion in the discussion section, shall we? I'll start with this link:
Amazing, that this 7D is still moving its shutter... I just wonder if it is s...
Big problem (now fixed) to JuzaPhoto server by Juza June 10, 2012, 0 replies, 975 views
Today (sunday 10) there has been a very big problem to the server; it has been necessary to replace hardware and to recover many files. Now the site is online again; sadly the posts and the photos posted between 5 p.m. of yesterday and 10.30 a.m. of today have been lost :-( I you have posted messag...
ND Grads by Doriantsai June 02, 2012, 7 replies, 1534 views Last message by Budi Haryanto June 08, 2012 (12:28) read »
Looking to buy an ND grad filter for the Grand Canyon. I'll be heading there at the end of June. Lee Filters have been recommended to me several times from several different sources, but they're extremely expensive (adapter ring + Lee Filter holder + filter itself).
I was wondering if I could jus...
Canon 650d / t4i : 18 mp, 5 fps, touchscreen lcd by Juza June 07, 2012, 0 replies, 2074 views
The official announcement will be tomorrow, but the specs are out! :-)
18 MP, 5 FPS, Touchscreen LCD... it looks like an interesting camera for its price!
18 MP APS-C
SDHC slot, USH-1 complaint
Sensor Cleaning by Tripod May 29, 2012, 6 replies, 1013 views Last message by Tripod June 04, 2012 (23:51) read »
As I convert my raw files from the 2 cameras which I used the last few weeks, I found images from both sensors with visible "unwanted passengers" (I'm assuming dust)
I usually clean my sensors at home using the air and vacuum power of green clean, but while travelling (esp. involving flying) I neve...
Problems with focus lock on the 7 D by Brett June 04, 2012, 3 replies, 942 views Last message by Brett June 04, 2012 (20:28) read »
Hy everyone! First, congrats Juza for the new forum, it looks great! Second, let's cut to the chase. I have a problem with the focus lock on my 7 D,being much used to my old 20 D. On the 20 D, you could select the shutter buton to focus, and while you held the * buton pressed, the focus was locke...
Windows 8 Release Preview by Juza June 01, 2012, 0 replies, 611 views
Even though it is not photography related, I think that it is an interesting news: the Windows 8 Release Preview has been announced today, you can download and try it for free :fsmile:
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