PIX 2015
hippo84

hippo84

Lives in Russian Federation Kirov, Russian Federation
Works as a photographer, teacher
Joined on Sep 27, 2011

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AshMills: Ok I know equivalence meh meh, but the Olympus 12-40 2.8 (24-80 5.6) AND the 40-150 2.8 (80-300 5.6) TOGETHER weigh about the same as the 24-70 2.8VR.

FantasticMrFox - m4/3 has 4 times smaller sensor(17*13.3 vs 24*36)

Direct link | Posted on Aug 4, 2015 at 10:30 UTC
On Sony reportedly shifting focus to full-frame cameras article (453 comments in total)
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Celsus: You can't capture the Wedding Photog market without a decent flash system. Fuji and Sony both fail hard here I had to rent Nikon to shoot friends' weddings.

I haven't had any problem with shooting weddings with Sony. Celsus, maybe problem is not with Sony or Fuji?

Direct link | Posted on Aug 3, 2015 at 20:08 UTC
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straylightrun: The 24-70 Sony FE lens can't be a Zeiss lens. It was optically disappointing and there were more quality control issues with it than Sigma lenses! It was an above average kit lens charged at a premium thanks to a little blue badge on it. It feels like Sony rushed it out when FE was in its infancy and just paid royalties for the badge. No way Zeiss actually had anything to do with it.

Fortunatelly, FE24-70 is more an exception than a rule. I have ZA50/1.4 and 135/1.8. The quality of this lens is exceptional!

Direct link | Posted on Jul 30, 2015 at 13:23 UTC
On Opinion: Did Sony just do the impossible? article (1085 comments in total)
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ttran88: Canon XC10 is more important than this camera. 4k no Lossy RAW. Only $2500

Canon XC10 doesn't have any RAW(only jpeg when shooting stills). It has 8 times smaller sensor(same as RX10-2(which costs 2 times less, has a bit shorter, but brighter lens, has up to 960fps video))

Direct link | Posted on Jun 22, 2015 at 19:21 UTC
On Sony adds XAVC S and high bitrate video to a6000 article (182 comments in total)
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GabrielZ: Where's the rumoured a7000? I wonder if Sony are still developing APS-C MILCs at all? They're priority seems to be profitable FF MILCs and high-end compacts now. I wonder if this deemphasis of APS-C will effect future development of Sony's excellent APS-C sensor line? We've seen Sony's BSI-CMOS 1" and FF sensors, but no APS-C equivalent! This worries me a little being a Fujifilm user and their dependance on APS-C sensors...I think they use Sony sensors but with a custom Fujifilm designed colour filter array.

According to SAR, A7000 is under development. http://www.sonyalpharumors.com/is-the-a7000-the-one-more-thing-from-sony/

Direct link | Posted on Jun 17, 2015 at 17:22 UTC
On Alpha dog: Hands-on with Sony a7R II article (1089 comments in total)
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Couscousdelight: The best sensor coupled to the worst image compression.
This is stupid, this is Sony.

Couscousdelight - Where did You get info, that A7r2 has only compressed RAW?

Direct link | Posted on Jun 11, 2015 at 06:45 UTC
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maximme: now that this has 4K video,
how is Canon XC10 going to survive?
given the huge price difference.....

Significantly longer zoom? What would You prefer for video-use, 24-200/2.8(like Rx10) or 24-240/2.8-5.6? XC10 has higher bitrate, but RX10-2 is able to shoot 960fps. By the way, RX10-2 can be used not only for video, but for photo. XC10 doesn't even support RAW

Direct link | Posted on Jun 11, 2015 at 05:51 UTC
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Whitesands: The a6000 looks the like worst APSC in raw...The amount of noise is worse than the canon...

All I see is that 750/760D and A6000 has almost similar noise levels, but picture from A6000 has more details(in RAW)

Direct link | Posted on May 21, 2015 at 18:29 UTC
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Whitesands: The a6000 looks the like worst APSC in raw...The amount of noise is worse than the canon...

Wow! Up-to-date Canon sensor is almost as good(http://s019.radikal.ru/i600/1505/2b/3621624c8c71.jpg) as Sony sensor of camera, released more than year ago, and still worse than Nikon D5500. Waiting for DR test ;)

Direct link | Posted on May 21, 2015 at 06:50 UTC
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The Davinator: I'm sure all the Canon users will claim it is a feature.

I think, these spots help to reduce totally useless DR of their wonderful sensors

Direct link | Posted on May 1, 2015 at 07:53 UTC
On Sony SLT-A77 II Review preview (517 comments in total)
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Stollen1234: hmm i thought Sony has the best sensors on the market?? then why this new camera is getting only 80%??!!

haha funny Sony

SLT needs 20% of light, not 50. There are no advantages? Then why does Canon work in this direction?(http://www.canonwatch.com/canon-patent-translucent-mirror/). Are You sure about prices? B&H, Adorama and other shops sell A77-2 body for $900, Body+16-50/2.8 for 1600. 7D2 costs 1700 for body.

Direct link | Posted on Apr 23, 2015 at 19:50 UTC
On Sony SLT-A77 II Review preview (517 comments in total)
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exapixel: I probably missed it in the review, but does this Sony has a lossless RAW file output option? If not, does it exhibit the same artifacts along vertical edges in high-contrast regions as do the E-mount cameras with only lossy RAW?

exapixel - I've made >250 000 shots with A77, 305 000 with A99 and 15 000 with A77-2 and have never seen artefacts They talked about. I'm sure, We can find them if We want it, but in normal conditioins cRAW is not problem at all.

Direct link | Posted on Apr 23, 2015 at 19:25 UTC
On Sony SLT-A77 II Review preview (517 comments in total)
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Stollen1234: hmm i thought Sony has the best sensors on the market?? then why this new camera is getting only 80%??!!

haha funny Sony

DP-AF is not "classic" PD module. If You try to compare it, You'll see it. Also, You have to move up mirror every time You want to use LiveView. And what camera has 12fps? If You talk about 7D-2, then why? 7D-2 costs like two A77-2's(or A77-2+16-50/2.8). Compare A77-2 to 70D.

Direct link | Posted on Apr 23, 2015 at 18:56 UTC
On Sony SLT-A77 II Review preview (517 comments in total)
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Stollen1234: hmm i thought Sony has the best sensors on the market?? then why this new camera is getting only 80%??!!

haha funny Sony

neo_nights
I have A77,77-2 and A99 and know, that SLT may be the problem, only when the light is not enough. In most cases I can make shutter speed a little longer to redress light loss, that's all. SLT features(phase detect AF in video and LiveView, no mirror shake, 12fps, EVF and so on) are much more important for me.

Direct link | Posted on Apr 23, 2015 at 11:50 UTC
On Sony SLT-A77 II Review preview (517 comments in total)
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Stollen1234: hmm i thought Sony has the best sensors on the market?? then why this new camera is getting only 80%??!!

haha funny Sony

If You're looking for sensor-only comparison: http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Compare/Side-by-side/Nikon-D7200-versus-Canon-EOS-7D-Mark-II-versus-Sony-SLT-Alpha-77-II___1020_977_953

Direct link | Posted on Apr 23, 2015 at 10:37 UTC
On Sony SLT-A77 II Review preview (517 comments in total)
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Stollen1234: hmm i thought Sony has the best sensors on the market?? then why this new camera is getting only 80%??!!

haha funny Sony

Camera is not only sensor, isn't it?

Direct link | Posted on Apr 23, 2015 at 10:33 UTC
On Sony SLT-A77 II Review preview (517 comments in total)

Those who compare A77-2 with 7D-2, don't forget, that 77-2 with great 16-50/2.8 costs less than 7DII body.

Direct link | Posted on Apr 23, 2015 at 05:23 UTC as 93rd comment | 1 reply
On Sony SLT-A77 II Review preview (517 comments in total)
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vesa1tahti: The D7200 simply is brilliant compared to this Sony. Lower high ISO noise, better IQ all in all. We may wait a few years in order to see an other APS-C beating the Nikon.

The D7200 is in some ways brilliant compared to every APS-C including 7D-2, isn't it? But A77-2 is still faster, has IS, better video capabilities, tilt-swivel screen and great live-view mode, and also has EVF(i shoot with OVF camera(A850) and SLT's, and for me EVF is way better)

Direct link | Posted on Apr 22, 2015 at 19:57 UTC
On Sony SLT-A77 II Review preview (517 comments in total)
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Eleson: Good read.
Question when it comes to AF performance (maybe not only this camera)
Is those tests done with the latest generation of lenses?
AF performance is very much a combination of camera and lens ...

You're right. I shoot with A77-2 for half a year. It's AF is very fast and reliable with lenses like 16-50/2.8 and 70-200G2. Not so good with screw-drive lenses like CZ135/1.8

Direct link | Posted on Apr 22, 2015 at 19:10 UTC

24-240/2.8-5.6? Sony RX10 with 1" sensor has 24-200/2.8

Direct link | Posted on Apr 8, 2015 at 13:57 UTC as 43rd comment | 2 replies
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