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Hello guys!

I currently work as a Digital Imaging promoter for Sony and after the training and what not really gained a strong like for Sony products in this field!

However after starting work its become clear to me that photography enthusiasts are not so keen at all (generally). I was just wondering what you guys thought about the current Alpha series with the translucent mirror technology and if you dislike it or like it possibly why. Or your general opinions on Sony imaging products

thanks

bodies:
i like EVF its different and it has its advantages.....
BUT i like my OVF even more because i lose 1/3 of a stop to the damn hot mirror, wish you guys would implement some kind of lock up for the translucent mirror so i dont have to always shoot through it. if you guys do mirror lockup on SLT, im sold on it....

Why are the AF points so close together on the a99, it looks like the same pattern as the one on the a77 which is perfect on aps-c but way way too narrow on fullframe.

lens
a good cheap fullframe wide zoom (like teh 17-40L or 18-35 nikon)
primes that arent rebranded minoltas from the 80s (20/2.8, 35/1.4, 50/1.4,etc)
a tilt shift?

how about releasing the SDK so we can tether from lightroom natively instead of using a hacked usb controller from a 3rd party (3rd party to adobe).
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The perception that photogs don't like Sony DLSR's is because Canikon dominates the market. Sony is a newcomer to DSLR's, and although their initial line had their flaws (small lens selection, ISO noise problems), they've carved a shar of the market out for themselves. Their current lineup is pretty good, and more and more Alpha lenses are being released (not to mention all the old Minolta lenses out there).

Well yea I agree I think it is exactly that. Normally the people I speak to know a lot from research about Canikon as they are the beasts of the market, but never thought to and/or stumbled across the Sony products. I for one love the feel of the SLT's after using them more and like you say with the Minolta lenses being a winner. (and have recently rocketed back up in price!)



And as for a compact system its my honest opinion that the NEX range DESTROY anything in the category!

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Thoughts?

 

I kinda need a telephoto lens for the long range shot which I would have like to have taken, but did not have the lens.

 

Either that or Canon's 50mm 1.8, both of which would be nice.

 

Can't afford to spend much more.

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Thoughts?
KILL IT WITH FIRE!
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Thoughts?

I kinda need a telephoto lens for the long range shot which I would have like to have taken, but did not have the lens.

Either that or Canon's 50mm 1.8, both of which would be nice.

Can't afford to spend much more.
It needs to be said three times. KILL IT WITH FIRE.

Save about $40 more and you can get a 55-250mm. It will be much better than that 75-300.
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That bad huh?

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Yup, that bad.
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Not gonna' lie, I spent like 3 minutes outside because it was freezing especially with the wind chill factor. I used 800 ISO. Turned on High ISO NR and other NR settings. Really would need a tripod to take better pictures. Holding the camera steady is difficult.

By the way, is there anyway to make the shutter speed very fast for inside shots? Like force fast shutter speed option? I have being inside where I can control the light and yet the camera still takes a long time with shutter speed.



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Not gonna' lie, I spent like 3 minutes outside because it was freezing especially with the wind chill factor. I used 800 ISO. Turned on High ISO NR and other NR settings. Really would need a tripod to take better pictures. Holding the camera steady is difficult.



Getting better!

I leave high ISO NR disabled and long exposure noise reduction disabled. And then apply noise reduction during post processing. I think I read they can actually make noise worse for long exposures. I don't know if it makes a difference for RAW or jpeg images only.
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By the way, is there anyway to make the shutter speed very fast for inside shots? Like force fast shutter speed option? I have being inside where I can control the light and yet the camera still takes a long time with shutter speed.
Shoot manual. thumb.gif

Or shutter priority mode, which is "S" mode. Manual is better! tongue.gif
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Shoot manual. thumb.gif

Or shutter priority mode, which is "S" mode. Manual is better! tongue.gif

Priority is cool and all, but I already feel restricted by it and am considering jumping immediately to manual and learning to use the camera completely on my own and control everything I want with it. Seems the better way to shoot?
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