D800E and NEX-7 Anyone have both?

Started Aug 30, 2012 | Discussions thread
Shop cameras & lenses ▾
Douglas Boyd
Regular MemberPosts: 492Gear list
Re: D800E and NEX-7 Anyone have both?
In reply to hatem95, Sep 1, 2012

Dear Dr. Tawfik,

I previously compared a D800E with a bunch of 300mm lenses to the Nex-7 with the Tamron 18-200mm zoom set at 200mm (260mm effective). The Nex-7 equaled the performance of the best D800E combination. Here is the post:

A few days ago I tested my D800E with a variety of 500mm lenses including the Bigma 50-500, the Nikon 80-400 plus 1.4X extender, and a 500mm fixed Mamiya 645 lens.. But using the Nex-7 with the Sony SAL 70-400mm zoom set at 380mm (effective 500mm) gave by far the best results. I used the EA1 adapter and manual focus with the Sony zoom.


-- hide signature --


 Douglas Boyd's gear list:Douglas Boyd's gear list
Nikon Coolpix P610 Sony Alpha NEX-7 Sony Alpha 7R II +35 more
Reply   Reply with quote   Complain
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark post MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow