Ray Maines

Ray Maines

Lives in United States Tacoma, WA, United States
Works as a Retired City Bus Driver
Joined on Feb 11, 2007
About me:

I started with a Sony a200, replaced that with a used a300, and enjoyed them both. Currently have an a77 and a NEX-6 and love them both.

Tamron 90mm Macro
Minolta 50mm F/1.7
Sony DT 35mm F/1.8
Sony 70-300 G &
CZ 16-80mm
(Two) Sony HVL_42 Flash Strobes

Sony 18-105 G E-Mount
Sony 10-18mm UWA
Sony 55-210mm
HVL-20 Flash

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Ray Maines' current gear

Sony Alpha NEX-6
Sony SLT-A77
Sony 70-300mm F4.5-5.6 G SSM
Perfect travel, vacation, street, casual, pleasure camera.
Not perfect but a really, really good camera. Maybe the best sensor in the APS/C world.
Great lens. Weird that the Zoom & Focus rings are in the wrong place.
Sony DT 16-80mm F3.5-4.5 ZA Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T*
Sony E 10-18mm F4 OSS
Sony E 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 PZ OSS
Awesome optics, suspect build quality.
Sony E 55-210mm F4.5-6.3 OSS
Sony E PZ 18-105mm F4 G OSS
Sony Vario-Tessar T* E 16-70mm F4 ZA OSS
Tamron SP AF 90mm F/2.8 Di Macro
Perfect choice for first Micro lens.
Other gear:
  • Minolta 24 mm F/2.8 Prime Great inexpensive used WA prime lens
  • Minolta 50 mm F/1.7 Prime Great inexpensive short tele prime.
  • Sony DT 35 mm F/1.8 What a great small, light weight, inexpensive "normal" lens!
  • Sony HVL-F42 Flash (two of them)
  • Sony SAL 10-18 mm UWA Lens Small, light, expensive, high IQ UWA E-mount lens. Love it!
  • Sony SAL 55-210 E-Mount Lens Perfect longer zoom for the NEX-6