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Jun 11, 2016 02:47 |  #18976

Gene / other peak design users - do you put the little attachments directly on the built in lugs or do you attach them to the little triangles that come with the camera that go through the lugs?


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Jun 11, 2016 02:58 |  #18977

Have some shots with the 70-300, and I think it's a keeper for me. The size is really great.

A tad soft wide open, but F8 is the sharpest, F11 if you want DOF.

Here's one F11 + 100%, processed, but no sharpening or noise reduction, @300mm

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Jun 11, 2016 03:10 |  #18978

xpfloyd wrote in post #18035800 (external link)
Gene / other peak design users - do you put the little attachments directly on the built in lugs or do you attach them to the little triangles that come with the camera that go through the lugs?

i have the bottom that comes from the capture, then i have the wrist strap and the neck strap altogether. I'll take a pic later.


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Jun 11, 2016 03:12 |  #18979

vinmunoz wrote in post #18035808 (external link)
i have the bottom that comes from the capture, then i have the wrist strap and the neck strap altogether. I'll take a pic later.

Would like to see that. I ordered the leash but was worrying about fraying if directly on the lug (even though that's how I have my mini QD loops)

I was considering also getting the cuff but unsure about it


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Jun 11, 2016 03:19 |  #18980

Environmental portrait....

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Jun 11, 2016 04:33 |  #18981

Something cool I just noticed about the a6300. When you hit the button in the middle of the control wheel to allow you select a focus point the function actually stays selected so even if you move the focus point, then take a photo you can then move the focus point again without first pressing the centre button. It's like a toggle button

I hope they change the a7rii firmware to allow this


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Jun 11, 2016 04:36 |  #18982

that would be cool.


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Jun 11, 2016 04:37 |  #18983

Landstrait(just a word i invented)... Combining landscape and portraiture. Two of my favorite genre. I love it. :) lol

Model: Bernadette Montoya

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Jun 11, 2016 04:56 |  #18984

vinmunoz wrote in post #18035848 (external link)
Landstrait(just a word i invented)... Combining landscape and portraiture. Two of my favorite genre. I love it. :) lol

Model: Bernadette Montoya
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Hah nice one man. Landstrait = environmental portrait to me. Kind of challenging because its like you're composing two shots...a landscape and a portrait.


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Jun 11, 2016 05:01 |  #18985

thanks. yah it's hard. i have to used my strobe here to balance exposure.


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Jun 11, 2016 05:56 |  #18986

Just bought an FE35F28 from FB($500). the owner claimed it's in great condition and had only 200 shots with it because he bought the FE35mm F1.4


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Jun 11, 2016 07:02 |  #18987

xpfloyd wrote in post #18035842 (external link)
Something cool I just noticed about the a6300. When you hit the button in the middle of the control wheel to allow you select a focus point the function actually stays selected so even if you move the focus point, then take a photo you can then move the focus point again without first pressing the centre button. It's like a toggle button

I hope they change the a7rii firmware to allow this

I heard about this. Very useful feature. Yes I hope a firmware update makes it available.


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Jun 11, 2016 07:53 |  #18988

vinmunoz wrote in post #18035788 (external link)
The beauty of the golden hour with Bernadette Montoya.... She also modeled with Robert Alvarado before.
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Vinz, to my eye, this image is tilted down on the right to keep the bench edge vertical. If you tilt the image so that the back of the bench and seat are horizontal, the back edge will be tilted back as it should be and the bench legs will then be vertical.

Sorry, it's just destracting my eye from the subject of the image.

(I extended the top of the image to be sure there was enough 'head room' before I straightened the bench then didn't bother to remove it)

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Jun 11, 2016 08:06 |  #18989

xpfloyd wrote in post #18035800 (external link)
Gene / other peak design users - do you put the little attachments directly on the built in lugs or do you attach them to the little triangles that come with the camera that go through the lugs?

Eddie, on my a7rII, one anchor is attached to the little trangle, the one on the left when viewed from behind and the other to the opening on the bottom of my "L" bracket on the right. I'll take a couple of shots shortly for you too.

For the a6300, I'll just use the triangles for now until I get an "L" bracket for it.


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Jun 11, 2016 08:28 |  #18990

Thanks gene, what's your reason for not using the lug on the right? Just so it's out the way of the shutter button?

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Eddie, on my a7rII, one anchor is attached to the little trangle, the one on the left when viewed from behind and the other to the opening on the bottom of my "L" bracket on the right. I'll take a couple of shots shortly for you too.

For the a6300, I'll just use the triangles for now until I get an "L" bracket for it.


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x100F | α7R II
Voigtlander 4.5/15 | Loxia 2.8/21 | Samyang 1.4/24 | Zeiss 4.5-5.6/100-300
Sony 2/28 | Sony/Zeiss 1.8/55 | Sony 2.8/90

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