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 on: Today at 03:53:23 AM 
Started by Quentin - Last post by Jack Hogan
No comment Smiley

Edmund,

What do you think of this post where the a7RII's color performance appears to be the same or better than most current ILCs?

 32 
 on: Today at 03:52:43 AM 
Started by tom b - Last post by Rob C
Thank you all, but beware: soon I'll be passing around the hat!

;-)

Rob C

 33 
 on: Today at 03:37:57 AM 
Started by kirktuck - Last post by John Brawley
Very nice.

I've been using them a fair bit along side the more expensive usual cameras, but it's very hard to beat them when it comes to image stablising.

JB

 34 
 on: Today at 03:37:07 AM 
Started by Guillermo Luijk - Last post by BartvanderWolf
Geez...and I thought I clicked on a photography forum. Guess I'll carry on and make photos.

Yes, probably better than reading an "Equipment & Techniques" forum, with a thread that's discussing sensor specifications, and expecting to see pretty pictures of e.g. cats ...

Cheers,
Bart

 35 
 on: Today at 03:20:41 AM 
Started by Rob C - Last post by pegelli
Some hops in our garden I have been wanting to shoot for several days.
Yesterday finally the wind subsided


NEX6 + Porst 240/4.5 @ f4.5 (M42) on a bellows

 36 
 on: Today at 03:18:14 AM 
Started by tim wolcott - Last post by pegelli
An old shot from the winter of 2007 that I found on my hard drive, after being asleep for almost 8 years.


KM5D + Min 100/2.8 macro D

 37 
 on: Today at 03:13:16 AM 
Started by tom b - Last post by BernardLanguillier
Great to see U back sir!

Cheers,
Bernard

 38 
 on: Today at 02:31:16 AM 
Started by John Camp - Last post by Audii-Dudii
I'm through buying photographic equipment for the forseeable future.

Same here.  The amount of money I have (foolishly? needlessly? recklessly?) squandered on camera equipment over the past four decades, endlessly chasing after minor improvements in image quality, is truly too scary to contemplate.  Mind you, all of these so-called improvements struck me as being huge improvements at the time: i.e., if I could see a difference, then by definition it had to be a significant one!  But history has since provided me with the perspective I clearly lacked in those days and I have (belatedly) come to realize the fundamental error inherent in my prior way of thinking.

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Whenever I look at photographic forums these days - increasingly seldom - my heart sinks at the endless proliferation of hardware, much of which outperforms everything I own. There's a terrible futility to it all, this continual raising of the technical bar. Maybe one day there will be a 4/3 body that seems utterly compelling, but..

I've been photographing happily (and exclusively!) with a pair of used Sony RX1s that I bought in March and April of this year.  While they're not perfect by any stretch of the imagination, despite my decidedly outlier needs (I photograph mostly at night, among other things) they're not only getting the job done for me, but doing it quite well.  You regret buying your Nikon gear?  I'll see you that and raise you a medium-format digital outfit that I haven't used in nearly three years that is collecting dust almost as quickly as it depreciates, along with a pair of Fuji bodies and several lenses, a half-dozen m4/3 and 4/3 bodies and several lenses, and also a half-dozen medium- and large-format cameras that I never use but still own only because they're worth so little these days that selling them hasn't seemed worth the effort.

Well, I'm finally done: one camera, one lens (well, actually two lenses, because I also use a wide-angle converter with my RX1s occasionally) and for the next few years, at least, I plan to focus my attention on my compositions and technique instead of continuously researching my next upgrade and then working overtime to fund its purchase.

Unless Sony eventually releases an RX2, of course...    Cheesy

 39 
 on: Today at 02:20:28 AM 
Started by Quentin - Last post by uaiomex
Thank you much Edmund. Great links. I loved the simplicity and the objectivity of both tests.
Now I wish for long exposure tests at base iso. Something in the 4-6 minute long exps.
Eduardo

There's an A7R2 and 5DsR image quality and noise (second page) comparison that has just gone up..
It has some real world images.
The two cameras seem close.
Anyway, images are better than words.


http://www.cameralabs.com/reviews/Sony_Alpha_A7r_II/outdoor_resolution.shtml
http://www.cameralabs.com/reviews/Sony_Alpha_A7r_II/noise.shtml

Edmund

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 on: Today at 02:19:05 AM 
Started by Rob C - Last post by muntanela
You are not alone. These were shot last week.

It's one of the most generous plants, It offers abundant elegance and beauty  free of cost...

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