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Sony a7(R): Best thing that happened to Canon users this year.

 
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Dec 06, 2013 12:17 as a reply to  @ post 16506506 |  #466

Redcat, those landscapes look amazingly sharp and detailed.

I hope to get out this weekend with the 16-35.


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Dec 06, 2013 13:03 |  #467

sploo wrote in post #16506208 (external link)
I'm finding it deeply ironic that there are guys with A7Rs, desperately waiting for the Metabones adaptor, and guys with the adaptor, desperately waiting for the A7R...

I'm one of them! :)




  
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Dec 06, 2013 13:34 |  #468

For me (a Canon users since 2007), the best thing that happened was the EOS-M. It forced me kicking and screaming to search elsewhere for a mirrorless and into the arms of a Sony NEX-7. Once comfortable with a small camera (I also have a G12), I then got a Fuji X100s. I now have a T4i, G12, NEX-7 and X100s and feel really great about it. Thanks Canon, the EOS-M was a real eye opener for me.

Edit: BTW, I'll wait until version 2 of the A7s before I decide whether or not to buy. Version 1 of cameras usually have problems which, hopefully, get fixed by version 2.


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Dec 06, 2013 15:00 |  #469
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oaktree wrote in post #16506732 (external link)
For me (a Canon users since 2007), the best thing that happened was the EOS-M. It forced me kicking and screaming to search elsewhere for a mirrorless and into the arms of a Sony NEX-7. Once comfortable with a small camera (I also have a G12), I then got a Fuji X100s. I now have a T4i, G12, NEX-7 and X100s and feel really great about it. Thanks Canon, the EOS-M was a real eye opener for me.

Edit: BTW, I'll wait until version 2 of the A7s before I decide whether or not to buy. Version 1 of cameras usually have problems which, hopefully, get fixed by version 2.

Yeh, but version 2 also gets a few more features which might be quirky...so to be sure you really need to wait for version 3.




  
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Dec 06, 2013 15:28 |  #470

Does the Sony A7 have the "Live Time" Long expsure feature like the Olympus EM-1?




  
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Dec 06, 2013 16:31 |  #471

tipidsale wrote in post #16507016 (external link)
Does the Sony A7 have the "Live Time" Long expsure feature like the Olympus EM-1?


no it does not... but the image quality is 10X better... i know, i had the EM-1 before selling to get the a7


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Dec 06, 2013 20:52 as a reply to  @ Zethar's post |  #472

Sony A7 + 1979 Canon 100mm f/2.8 FD lens (non coated lens), and Yongnuo flash on hotshoe at 1/4th power...

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This camera and lens Combo is phenomenally sharp.... i only re-sized and changed the temp of the image since my daughters bedroom is this odd yellowish color which makes the image a bit warm....

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Dec 06, 2013 20:55 as a reply to  @ dtufino's post |  #473

This Sony sensor really has me excited, I’m just seeing things big and small that I’m not use to.

I'm enjoying MF on my a7r a lot, it just gets easier the more I do it.
Here's a sample that I just don't see with my other body's, hand held/NO sharpening done/MF.

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Dec 06, 2013 21:01 as a reply to  @ Zethar's post |  #474

i took this shot the other day for ****s and giggles....

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the only issue i see with this setup is how leave the lens is and i don;t want it dangling much.... but i have not tested this set up yet!

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Dec 06, 2013 22:32 |  #475

Wasn't going to wait 4-6 weeks for the adapter. Got one this morning from a local camera store & figured when the free adapter arrives I'll sell it new & unopened.


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Dec 06, 2013 23:40 as a reply to  @ frizzle's post |  #476

Alright, just something I did between reading the manual ;)

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Dec 06, 2013 23:58 |  #477

Keyan wrote in post #16427023 (external link)
Yeah, I think Nikon is in trouble. Real trouble. They don't have a sensor advantage vs Sony since Sony makes them for Nikon (and who do you think gets the best batches??).

Point and shoot sales are dropping really fast. Nikon has almost no business outside of consumer and professional photography - Canon has a lot of other businesses in printing, medical imagery, etc. Nikon is a one trick pony, and their interfaces and controls (in my experience with them) are kinda clunky.

Nikon is well versed as are the other optical imaging instrument companies.

http://www.nikon.com/p​roducts/index.htm (external link)

If you are going to spread unsubstantiated rumors at least do the minimal research first to make sure you aren't invoking a case of rambling canonselfpromoitus.

Personally I wouldn't trade the d800e for any Canon product at this time or in the future.
Call it satisfied if you will.

I have a 75mm and 300mm nikkor LF lenses which are excellent.
I have a 58mm 1.2 Noct AIS that is superior to the 50/1.2 L I had. Hands down.




  
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Dec 07, 2013 00:05 as a reply to  @ jetcode's post |  #478

http://www.nikon.com/p​roducts/instruments/ (external link)

if you are going to spread unsubstantiated rumors at least do the minimal research first to make sure you aren't invoking a case of rambling canonselfpromoitus.

probably a fake website? :) j.k.


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Dec 07, 2013 00:11 |  #479

dtufino, do you ever see yourself using the sony a7 on a model shoot, or just as a walk around shooter?


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Dec 07, 2013 00:15 |  #480

MrClark7 wrote in post #16507953 (external link)
dtufino, do you ever see yourself using the sony a7 on a model shoot, or just as a walk around shooter?

I know two professionals who got into sony 7 systems and are using it instead of DSLRs. Studio shooting is not that demanding.


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