PIX 2015

Sony Alpha NEX-7

Announced Aug 24, 2011 •
24 megapixels | 3 screen | APS-C sensor

slightly slow autofocus.   I tend to use manual, these days. Soft 18-200 lens, at longest focal lengths.   Good higher ISO sensitivity and low noise. Good in-camera JPG processing.  Quiet operation.  Movies on TV look astonishing and generally better than ANY HD content I've seen. I love panorama mode, which is seamless, fast and can be stitched with OTHER panos for near-360 views! Battery life?   Bring a spare and keep it charged. System needs a GOOD Macro lens of 70 to 105mm @f2.8   What's ...

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I finally received my NEX-7 with the Zeiss 24mm lens. When I first un-boxed it I was surprised how small it really was. After getting the battery charged and learning my way around the menus, I took it for a spin. The viewfinder (Both ELF & OVF) is fine for outdoors but noisy indoors with ELF. Being an eyeglasses wearer I had to work at finding the narrow sweet spot where I saw the full frame and info displayed. Trying to manually focus was a tricky 2 step process that was frustrating and ...

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