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  1. A

    Sony Need advice for a lens please

    Hello, Can someone please point me in the direction of a suitable lens if there is one. I feel overwhelmed lol I have a Sony zv e10 with a Sigma 16mm f1.4 I love the way it performs at night (which is why i got it) but i use it for vlogging and exploring abandoned places. My issue is its...
  2. L0n3Gr3yW0lf

    Sony My autofocus situation (looking for a solution)

    Hello, as I gather experience from my time with my Sony a7R II, I am slowly learning its quirks and limitations. At first, I was very impressed with the AF performance of the camera but as I use it in more varied situations and with different lenses the experience is getting more "colourful". I...
  3. Brownie

    Sony Another aftermarket battery thread

    It seems there's a new trend by manufacturers to save themselves $0.50 on a $2,000 camera by not including a charger. People weren't happy when the A7-IV was released without one, and it led to the normal discussions about whether to get a Sony or aftermarket for those who don't want to charge...
  4. Brownie

    Sony Anyone using the Samyang 12/2 APS-C?

    My son's taking a college photography class. He's never really shown an interest in photography before so he has no camera. I'm loaning him my A6000 and the only APS-C lens I have, the little 18-55 kit lens. With all of this sudden exposure (seewhatIdidthere?) to other people's images he's has...
  5. gryphon1911

    Xiaomi 12S Ultra - Smartphone with 1 Inch Sony Quad Bayer Sensor

    https://petapixel.com/2022/07/05/leica-branded-xiaomi-12s-ultra-has-worlds-biggest-smartphone-sensor/ 1 Inch Sony 50 megapixel sensor with a 13mm f/1.9 lens in front of it. From the article:
  6. The Electric Squirrel

    Sony Showcase Tamron 28-200 f/2.8-5.6 Di III RXD FE-mount showcase

    I remember back when superzooms were just for convenience, not image quality. Heck, zooms in general were compromising greatly on IQ back in the days of the film era, even in the very end of it. So now that I've used this Tamron 28-200 superzoom for Sony FE-mount for a while, I'm still quite...
  7. L0n3Gr3yW0lf

    Sony Tamron 150-500mm f 5-6.7 FE (My first month, lots of reading)

    My first month with the Tamron 150-500mm f 5-6.7 Di III VXD VC in Sony FE mount (in case Tamron decides to bring it in other mounts in the future) was very intriguing. After some intense internal debate, this lens won the fight between Tamron 70-300mm f 4.5-6.3 Di III RXD (for budget reasons)...
  8. drd1135

    Sony A7C vs. A7 iv

    I'm looking at getting a more modern Sony body, mostly for better handling and speed, especially tracking and C-AF. The A7C would be a cheaper alternative and the AF appears to be great, but the A7 iv is a tempting commination of upgrades and a few extra MP doesn't hurt. Any opinions on this?
  9. Brownie

    Sony Stupid mistake

    In early spring when I was first able to get out and play with my new A7 IV, things were fairly limited to backyard and around the neighborhood. I played some with the programmable button on the 200-600 and changed it to APS-C, and since I never use the button for focus hold (or anything else...
  10. K

    Sony First post - I like what I see here….

    First visit and post on the Cameraderie forums…a6600 w/24-240
  11. Brownie

    Sony Minolta 80-200/2.8 APO HS G

    I'm really loving this lens so far. It's not a FL I usually shoot, so I didn't want to spend $2k+ on one of the new Sony offerings. The only reason I got it was in case I get stuck out at the track at dark and needed something fast. This lens was the main reason for deciding to go ahead with the...
  12. lucien

    Sony Sony Slt camera series

    Hi, I recently purchased a Sony SLT65, the menu couldn't be changed from Japanese. Returned it and got a full refund. There is 1 issue that bother's me about that camera though. Is it possible to disable the shutter from focusing at all. I just want to use the shutter to take the picture...
  13. AlwaysOnAuto

    Sony Showcase Sony 2.8/90 MACRO G OSS

    Thought I'd start a showcase for this lens.
  14. L0n3Gr3yW0lf

    Sony Sony FE 50mm f 1.8

    This is my very first experience with my brand new Sony FE 50mm f 1.8. It was not my first or second choice as a lens, but I had the chance to buy it without affecting me financially right now (finally was in stock on Argos with 6 months pay later interest-free). I picked it up yesterday from...
  15. AlwaysOnAuto

    Sony Showcase Sony FE 3.5-5.6/28-70

    Yeah, the 'kit' lens that doesn't get much love it seems. I guess I'm easy to please.
  16. L0n3Gr3yW0lf

    Sony Samyang AF 35mm f 2.8

    My first (and currently only) AF lens for Sony FE. I bought it because its one of the cheapest lenses you can buy so it wouldn't be an expensive waste if I don't like it. After just a few days of using it I absolutely love this lens. I don't think I ever been a fan of nifty fifties but this...
  17. Brownie

    Sony Another Minolta A-Mount beauty, 500/8 AF Reflex

    After all the shipping nonsense, this was worth the wait. Using it on the A7 IV with the LA-EA5, autofocus works well and much faster than expected. It is limited to the center focus area, but for this lens that's fine. The camera recognizes the lens and reports f/8. I did some shooting in M and...
  18. AlwaysOnAuto

    Sony A historic photo in the annals of my shooting...

    as a Grandpa. They ALL were looking at the camera at the same instant!
  19. Lawrence A.

    Sony Sony Repair

    My Sony a7II seems to have bit the dust. I get the dreaded "Camera Error Turn off camera and power on", which does precisely nothing. I think it is the sensor cleaner mechanism, since if, after repeated restarts and repeated little moves to the sensor cleaner mode, the sensor will not shake when...
  20. L0n3Gr3yW0lf

    Manual Lens 1949 meet Sony a7R II

    I won this little gem on evilBay for 15 £ (with shipping): E. Ludwig Meritar 50mm f 2.9 in Exakta mount. It's not the most common and easy to adapt mount, built from 1949 in East Germany it was made by an independent optic company with a reputation for budget option with this one being one of...
  21. lucien

    Sony A65

    Hi, I'm in trouble with a camera I bought on Ebay. I don't think the seller mentioned it was for the domestic market aka asian/japan only. There is a program I tried pmca gui. It can convert the menu into 35 languages, but it's limited to certain models. Long story short, I like the camera...
  22. Brownie

    Sony LA-EA5 on A7 IV

    Finally got the adapter to use my Maxxum lenses on the 7 IV. Had only a short time to test as the light faded tonight. Tried out a 50/1.7, 70-210 and 75-300. It works very well, probably better than on an original Maxxum body. AF is much snappier than I expected, and yes, tracking works as...
  23. Ad Dieleman

    Sony Showcase Sony FE 28-60mm 1:4-5.6

    Bought this lens a few hours ago and here are a few samples from a street shoot on the way back home, stopping by in the city center which is my usual hunting ground. Someone's not happy with me snapping :) Tiny crop. Lens holding up quite well.
  24. christilou

    Sony Sony A7IV v Sony A7RIV ..... or A9

    Thinking about getting either the Sony A7IV or A7RIV. I had the A9 and the A7RIII. Nothing wrong with the A9 but I missed the extra pixels sometimes. Seems to be no happy medium at the moment. 33 or 60! It's primarily for getting eye focus on our 4 year old granddaughter but would also be...
  25. L0n3Gr3yW0lf

    Sony It's here, Sony a7R II

    Just arrived and despite my antidepressants and anti anxiety medication I am starting to get excited. Right now it is my only camera I have and will probably have for the news few years. Bought it off MPB used and 5 extra batteries as they are only 20 £ each (on average) and even at half life...
  26. Brownie

    Sony Where can I get a ready case (Ever-Ready) for my Sony?

    I'd prefer padded nylon, can't really find anything except for the A6XXX series and those are leather. I found some cheap pouches that you have to remove entirely to use the camera, not a first choice.
  27. L0n3Gr3yW0lf

    Sony The 35mm FF experiment for Vintage lenses

    Heuou, again, I have been itching to retry my experiment with 35mm FF. Last year I bought (well more of traded in for) a Sony a7C as a one stop shop for family and portraits and a way to dip my toes in adapting vintage lenses (I love shooting with manual focus and I love interesting and...
  28. Brownie

    Sony Darktable 3.8.1 released, support for A7 IV and some Tamrons

    Darktable release 3.8.1 Feb 11, 2022 adds full support for A7 IV, Tamron 17-28, and Tamron 28-200. Download links for Windows or MAC in the link below, Linux and other info is there as well. Darktable 3.8.1
  29. Jock Elliott

    Sony RX10 Panoramas

    Found some images on my RX10 MkIV that intended to put together as a panorama. Used ICE to pull them together Here's the original: Processed with Luminar: Processed with Picassa: Processed with DXO (me); Processed with DXO single-shot HDR preset: Cheers, Jock
  30. Brownie

    Sony Sony's presence at the Winter Olympics

    Pretty impressive. I recall seeing something akin to this from the (delayed) summer games last year. Scroll to the bottom of the article and check out the author's Olympics kit. :hail: Click on the photo for an enlarged view and a list. 😮 https://alphasports.pro/olympic-photo-services/
  31. Brownie

    Sony LA-EA5, is there any point?

    When I first considered getting into Sony E mount I was dead set on getting the correct LA adapter for whichever camera I ended up with. The reason for this was pretty straight forward, to limit initial cost on a new system. A few years ago I had started picking up old Minolta Maxxum glass...
  32. AlwaysOnAuto

    Sony Trying to decide...

    If I should spring for a Sony 100-400 lens. To help myself I thought I ought to set up my Nikkor 300mm 4.5 on the new to me old tripod to see how it's going to work out. So far it's mixed reviews.
  33. Brownie

    Sony Advice needed. Samyang 35/1.4 return or no?

    I posted about a lens I bought from KEH is LN condition that showed up with marks on the focus ring and a dent in the barrel. The lens came with a 1 year warranty from both KEH and Samyang, with box, paperwork, caps, hood, case, etc. I emailed them immediately, but it was Friday so I didn't...
  34. Brownie

    Sony The joys of new camera ownership, or...Aw...crap!

    So I'm sitting in my office looking out the window and I see a large bird soaring over the detention pond out back. Way too large for a Red Tailed Hawk. Well, we get plenty of Turkey Vultures. Nope, not that. Also an occasional Osprey. Nope. Well then, it must be an Eagle. Why yes, an immature...
  35. Brownie

    Sony Annnnnnd...we're off!

    I certainly hope this wasn't a mistake.
  36. Brownie

    Sony Sony announced it halted the production of the A6600 and A7C. And it will no more produce the A7II and A6100 cameras

    The A6600 and A7C are a surprise, but due to chip shortages. The other two needed to go anyway, there are generations newer now. https://www.sonyalpharumors.com/sony-announced-it-halted-the-production-of-the-a6600-and-a7c-and-it-will-no-more-produce-the-a7ii-and-a6100-cameras/
  37. M

    Sony E 55-210 on FE bodies

    Nothing new but could be an effective option for some. This is the APS-C 55-210 on the A7C with the rear baffle removed - three screws. There are other threads to read about the specifics but in short on the long end of the lens you'll get an approx. 20mp file on a 24mp body. OSS works(pretty...
  38. M

    A gear joke - What's a Pirate's favorite Sony body?

    Some think it's the R. But it's really the C. Happy Holidays everyone!
  39. will focus

    Sony Santa's Calling

    A shot of an ornament on a friend's tree yesterday. Do you have any ornament pictures you can turn into Christmas Cards? Let's see your Holiday Creations!
  40. AlwaysOnAuto

    Sony So is this the place to hang out if you ....

    Shoot Sony camera's?
  41. Brownie

    Sony Just played with a new 70-200 GM

    Went to an A7 IV and 70-200 GM launch party. The new 70-200 is really light, like, by a lot. He had the old one on an A7 III and the new one on an A7 IV, the difference is eye opening. Everything operated smoothly. I wish could've taken some shots with it to play with at home, but they weren't...
  42. M

    Sony Showcase Tamron budget F2.8 primes

    Sharp, cheap, lightweight and close focus. They could be smaller and focus could be smoother. The 24. A crop.
  43. john m flores

    Sony Sony ZV-E10 announced

    Looks like they took the vlogging features of the ZV-1 and incorporated them in an E-mount body... https://www.theverge.com/2021/7/27/22594694/sony-zv-e10-vlogging-camera-price-specs
  44. Biro

    New Sale on Sony Cameras and Zeiss Lenses April 12, 2021

    Well, that didn't take long... https://www.sonyalpharumors.com/new-up-to-1000-rebates-on-sony-cameras-and-new-up-to-270-rebates-on-zeiss-lenses/ All of the sale prices that just expired are back. And the A9II and the A7sIII still aren't on sale. But if anyone has regretted not jumping on any...
  45. drd1135

    Strange Sony LCD Upgrade

    https://www.dpreview.com/news/8756997638/sony-quietly-updates-the-a7r-iii-a7r-iv-with-improved-lcd-displays Sony replaced the 1.44 LCD panels on the A7R III and IV with 2.36 ones and added an “a” to the model name, e.g., A7R IIIa. It appears to be the only real change. Speculation is they ran...
  46. jyc860923

    Sony Showcase Tamron 17-70 f2.8

    Here are the first shots I've taken with the newly arrived Tamron 17-70 2.8, I'm really impressed by how confident and reliable the auto focus is, even in very low light.
  47. Bobby Tingle

    Sony New Sony A1 Flagship Camera

    Sony just announced the release of a new monster of a mirrorless flagship camera. https://www.sonyalpharumors.com/sony-a1-officially-announced/
  48. drd1135

    Sony A7Rii at B&H for $1199

    https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1445357-REG/sony_alpha_a7r_ii_mirrorless.html A few generations old but still the same 42 mp sensor a the Mk iii. If your subjects don‘t move too fast this is a great camera. Lots of nice cheap Tamron primes now available.
  49. drd1135

    Sony A7RIV as a video camera

    I just read that the agreement between AP and Sony will result in most of their photographers getting a pair of A9II bodies and the videographers getting a pair of A7RIV bodies. Being video challenged, I would have expected the A7SIII bodies to be for video. Comments from the video cognoscenti?
  50. wt21

    Sony Sony a7c -- FF in an a6000 body

    I don't see how I don't own this at some point, unless it's just a total dog somehow. Also rumored - a set of compact lenses https://www.sonyalpharumors.com/sony-a7c-additional-specs-leaked/ p.s. never noticed that Camaraderie does not have a Sony gear talk sub-forum
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