Saturday, January 11, 2014

Rainy Day and a Thought on the Sony A7

After some of the coldest days I have experienced in Toronto, with a -40c on Tuesday with wind chill, and today, we have got rain. Yup, around 7c above zero. In fact, today feels more like a spring day than a winter day. However abnormal, I welcome the warmth. However, I do worry that if the snow is not melted completely in the next couple days, we will have icy roads again when the water freezes up.

A side from the weather, the Sony A7 has been on my mind. No, I DO NOT NEED IT! But, I can't help it, regardless of how much I tried to talk some senses into myself. I think I will get one eventually, probably in the spring. Winter has never been very productive for me photographically. I think this Taylor-Hobson 75mm f2 would be very nice on the A7. It would cover the full frame sensor, though the edges aren't that great. But then again, I do not need sharp edges with a 75mm lens. Very few situations would necessitate sharp edges from portrait lenses with my shooting style.

Can't wait.

Park Bench - Sony NEX-6 & Taylor-Hobson Ortal 75mm f2 TV Lens. Click for larger.

7 comments:

  1. I'm gonna need a whole bunch of new adapters.....

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  2. The good thing is that prices of adapters have gone down dramatically in the last couple of years.

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  3. did not think about it, just ordered A7r when it was announced in October, got it in November - do not regret it at all. Like NEX-7 it is joy to use it. Best camera I ever used up to today.

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    1. Thanks MAWK. That's encouraging to hear.

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  4. Might also want to consider the EM1
    http://www.luminous-landscape.com/forum/index.php?topic=85282.0

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    1. EM1 is nice, but very close to the price of the A7. I rather have a full frame sensor and maybe a second hand EM5.

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  5. Thanks for review, it was excellent and very informative.
    thank you :)

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