Yay! My A95 is here.

Discussion in 'Digital Photography' started by Brian C. Baird, Feb 26, 2005.

  1. A new toy!

    I'll let you know what I think after I play around with it a bit.
    Brian C. Baird, Feb 26, 2005
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  2. Have fun. My mom got one and it has a lot of cool features but I never did
    figure out how to manual everything -including focus) so I could test it's
    true "shutter lag".
    Dave R knows who, Feb 26, 2005
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  3. Brian C. Baird

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    Brian C. Baird,
    looking forward to seeing some of your work with it
    because I just broke down & ordered an A95 too. The only potential
    problem is that mine may be "smoke scented" because I ordered if from
    B&H. After I placed the order I came here & read about the fire next
    to the B&H warehouse, which supposedly only suffered minor water

    However I have great faith in B&H's reputation & am more than
    willing to wait a few days longer than their usual quick order
    processing. If nothing else, I may nick-name it Smoky. <LOL>

    If you get a chance please take & post a picture in "postcard"
    mode with the "date & time stamp" turned on, as I have yet to see a
    picture of where it prints in the frame & don't know what color Text
    it uses.

    Best of luck with your A95, I am certain I will enjoy mine
    since I have been very pleased with my A40 & A70. The "C" (Custom)
    mode will be new & I plan on using it to lock-in a manual focus
    setting to make it work @ a hyper focal setting of my choosing.

    Here is a link about how somebody did this with his A80 which
    has 2 "C" settings (C1 &C2). Even though this article as written
    about the A80, most of it will also apply to the A95.

    Hope you & or others find it of value.


    Respectfully, DHB

    "To announce that there must be no criticism of the President,
    or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong,
    is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable
    to the American public."--Theodore Roosevelt, May 7, 1918
    DHB, Feb 27, 2005
  4. It's a little bit frustrating switching down to it from my 10D, but it's
    fun and the LCD swivels around pretty easily. Haven't downloading any
    pictures yet - I'm not expecting miracles in the image quality
    Brian C. Baird, Feb 27, 2005
  5. I'll see what I can do tomorrow when I give it a work-out.
    I'm still browsing through the manual. For a little Point and Shoot it
    does have a lot of features. Luckily the menus are pretty easy to
    navigate and the buttons tend to make sense.
    Brian C. Baird, Feb 27, 2005
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