Wide angle for A7/R?

Started Feb 26, 2014 | Discussions thread
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jafleming3 Contributing Member • Posts: 519
Re: Wide angle for A7/R?

Mel Snyder wrote:

jafleming3 wrote:

Have you considered using your FE 35mm lens for panorama shots (stacked as well as sideways), stitching them together with PTGui Pro software? I've used this technique to get an entire scene in one frame without lens distortions of any sort. Something to bear in mind: you'll end up with some very large image files!

cheers,

john

Actually, as I found with the NEX-6, panoramas of interiors - even shot vertically - bend diagonal structures unacceptably. You need a real wide angle.

My experience, Mel, is quite the opposite - and I was using a 55mm lens!  No distortions whatsoever.  A huge file, though!  Haven't tried a wider lens yet, though, and my photo was outdoors (don't know if that matters).

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