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Been wanting one of these since they came out. A Sony a77 + grip. :eek3: Got a crazy discount from a friend that works at Sony.

The "kit" Lens is a 16-50 F2.8.
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Dwarfs my original a33.
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Since the battery is charging I threw the 1650 on my a33. Wide open on auto focus this thing is already leaps and bounds better than my 50. The AF is almost completely silent and even on my a33 it's crazy fast.
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I know I know, LOL SONY. But, oled EVF, 12 FPS, AF tracking, weather sealed, 24mp... etc. This thing is a beast. biggrin.gif
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No Sony love? tongue.gif Man this thing is impressive... Was messing around last night in video mode. In a room lit only by the TV it still AF's fast and accurate. Not to mention the SSM lens is nearly silent.
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Man she's a beaut... wubsmiley.gif:

I've been wanting a good DSLR for some time now but never could justify the cost for my needs. Congrats!
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Yeah they're a pretty big investment. I spent a lot of debating between this or building a new PC. redface.gif
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ive used the a77 a few times and its nice, but that OLED takes a bit of getting use to. i havent used the 17-55/2.8 but with my 2470z the af was as fast if not faster than a 7d+2470Lmk1.
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The thing I love about EVF's is that you're basically pre-chimping.
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That "kit" lens looks amazing!

    
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The thing I love about EVF's is that you're basically pre-chimping.

that is something i do like, and how its like a digital HUD everything you ever need to look at is in the EVF so you never need to take your eye out of the VF.

the problem is when shooting at night, the EVF ghosts which annoys me.....but i guess i will eventually need to get use to it if i want to stay in the sony brand.
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Ghosts?
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go into a darkroom, look in the EVF and pan the camera left and right. youll see the ghosting.
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