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Jan 19, 2018 12:09 |  #10531

navydoc wrote in post #18544471 (external link)
Thanks. The phone really isn't old, just a replica and why I wanted it out of focus. :-)

Here's an advertisement for a similar camera from 1915 found at Duke University's Digital Repository. They sure don't make them like they used to. ;-)a

A lot of my family worked at Kodak, graduated from RIT up in Rochester, better know as Rotten-Chester ;-)a


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Jan 19, 2018 12:23 |  #10532

Bianchi wrote in post #18544483 (external link)
I have a 21ZE, what adapter are you using ?... Thanks :-)

Metabones IV adapter


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Jan 19, 2018 12:24 |  #10533

For you guys with the a7riii do you find it locks focus better in low light than the Rii? I’ve been struggling indoors recently at times. Does the 3 have a lower EV focus rating?


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Jan 19, 2018 12:29 |  #10534

xpfloyd wrote in post #18544498 (external link)
For you guys with the a7riii do you find it locks focus better in low light than the Rii? I’ve been struggling indoors recently at times. Does the 3 have a lower EV focus rating?

yes.

R2 = -2EV

R3 = -3EV

R3 basically locks a bit better in all conditions.


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Jan 19, 2018 12:29 |  #10535

Charlie wrote in post #18544504 (external link)
yes.

R2 = -2EV

R3 = -3EV

R3 basically locks a bit better in all conditions.

Thanks Charlie. Another item in the “for” column


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Jan 19, 2018 12:47 |  #10536

xpfloyd wrote in post #18544507 (external link)
Thanks Charlie. Another item in the “for” column

in practice, I find the R3 an absolute pleasure to work with. It does take a LOT of time to configure, but an absolute joy when you've got it down.

Love the rating system, rate my stuff so fast and only import my rated....... saves a lot of time since I can check focus on the camera a lot faster than on PC, otherwise, 8fps (what I typically shoot at), can become a monster.

Banding in silent shutter is improved, but not rid of. All my lights, LED + flourescent have not been a problem. Same lights caused banding on the R2! It doesnt make sense, but it is what it is. Lights at my brothers wedding, in the church, at the reception all LED's/Flourescent, no issues. But it's definitely YMMV type deal, could be a California thing, with latest tech.

Of course I'm only a little past my 1 month ownership so a lot of euphoria bias in my post, it's been a pleasure for sure. I've went to three landscape outings now, and really loving this camera. Sometimes I have living objects in the frame, and I want to get a better moment... this helps me get it more easily. The other night, I left my primary SD card at home..... thank goodness for autoflow into the second slot......


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Jan 19, 2018 12:49 |  #10537

I loaded shots from my camera to my iPad last night. This was one of my first batches to review using the Zeiss 35/2.8. Man those shots really pop. The sharpness is fantastic. I'm finally really seeing the benefit of the Eye AF. For some reason I have struggled with that more with my other lenses. This lens is making me more excited about the Sony world.


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Jan 19, 2018 13:46 |  #10538

Too windy to go outdoors today!

RGB.

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:EDIT: I cleaned up the bubbles, and like the outcome much better!

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Jan 19, 2018 15:47 |  #10539

5280Pics wrote in post #18544558 (external link)
Too windy to go outdoors today!

RGB.


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:EDIT: I cleaned up the bubbles, and like the outcome much better!

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Cool shot, care to describe your lighting setup?


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Jan 19, 2018 16:05 |  #10540

xpfloyd wrote in post #18544611 (external link)
Cool shot, care to describe your lighting setup?


You bet. [please excuse my messy kitchen!]

2 AD200's - double gelled green left of camera, double gelled blue right of camera (barn doors, and grids)
1 V860II - snooted/gridded with red gel shooting straight over camera.

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Jan 19, 2018 16:06 |  #10541

i need to get my butt out of my computer chair and shoot more with the laowa. stay tune. lol this winter temp is making me lazy. lol


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Jan 19, 2018 16:08 |  #10542

5280Pics wrote in post #18544626 (external link)
You bet. [please excuse my messy kitchen!]

2 AD200's - double gelled green left of camera, double gelled blue right of camera
1 V860II - snooted with red gel shooting stratig over camera.

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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/23BK​ezF] (external link)DSC04259 (external link) by Noah (external link), on Flickr

nice. I will try that. thanks for sharing.


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Jan 19, 2018 16:10 |  #10543

5280Pics wrote in post #18544626 (external link)
You bet. [please excuse my messy kitchen!]

2 AD200's - double gelled green left of camera, double gelled blue right of camera (barn doors, and grids)
1 V860II - snooted/gridded with red gel shooting stratig over camera.

QUOTED IMAGE
[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/23BK​ezF] (external link)DSC04259 (external link) by Noah (external link), on Flickr

Nicely done!


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Jan 19, 2018 16:11 |  #10544

vinmunoz wrote in post #18544627 (external link)
i need to get my butt out of my computer chair and shoot more with the laowa. stay tune. lol this winter temp is making me lazy. lol

I tried to get out and shoot my photo for the 52 week challenge but got rained on in 40 degree weather. Ready for winter to be over.


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Jan 19, 2018 16:39 |  #10545

mystik610 wrote in post #18544632 (external link)
I tried to get out and shoot my photo for the 52 week challenge but got rained on in 40 degree weather. Ready for winter to be over.

We got above freezing today for the first time in a few days...it's been unusually cold here this winter...


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