Sony Alpha 7R

Announced Oct 16, 2013 •
36 megapixels | 3 screen | Full frame sensor
Martin Muehlemann
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Hi I would like to share my one month of experience with the A7r. The goods and the bads. I like the camera overall. I sold my A99 today and decided to keep the Canon 5D3. The camera does really fit my needs. Since plenty of time, during my times of Olympus, I was looking for the size of an E-620 but with a better ISO performance and the ability to play with DOF. Unfortunately, so far no vendor has matched my needs in all aspects. I need a small lightweight camera, fullframe, weather sealed, ...

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Joshuay04
 
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I recently took a trip to Denver / Estes Park / Colorado Springs with my a7r and a few lenses. In my pack I carried the FE Zeiss 35, 55, 24-70. First off let me say the size and weight of this camera is a life changer, all of the following photos were taken while hiking my 17lb 10 month old on my back. My son enjoyed pulling on the camera strap from behind the whole ride so the portability and ease of using this camera is incredible. We all know this camera takes amazing photos, is ...

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val33127
 
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Hello, I found a quirk on the A7(r) that I'm not sure anyone has written about. I noticed that the aperture on my FE lenses changes constantly, depending on the light levels of the scene. This is with "live view effect" to OFF. The aperture also stops down to the selected f-stop when I press the shutter button half way, instead of all the way. This causes the image on the EVF or screen to blink as the signal is boosted to compensate for the smaller aperture. The bigger issue, however, is that ...

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Nikguy
 
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I had to say good buy to Nikon but my love for them will always be there. Sony turned me over slowly by me purchasing cameras that fit my today needs. I need one that can move from pics to video seamlessly and Sony proved that to me. As having aRX100-2, plus and NEX6 and recently my RX10. The Rx10 to me is the perfect travel companion while my new A7R will fill a differnt need along with its Zeiss 24-70 f4 lens. The strong points are obviousand you can read them all over the web. But just a ...

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OBI656
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I am working and I always was with the best photo gear there was and is. My interaction with Sony A7r was at first very sceptical till time I took this camera in to studio for real test. Since that time I was not looking over my shoulder any more. This camera with inside camera software and Zeiss optics won my heart. It is that good, that I have purchased one more body as backup. I am not photographer who is doing graphs and charts of camera and optics performance. All information I am making ...

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Mr Berns
 
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Anyone have the same problem?  Left my A7r on for a few days and no power screen blank no power at all, changed the battery with a genuine Sony brand and nothing only after 3 weeks of usage.

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probert500
 
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If IQ is your goal then this is the beast - absolutely fantastic.  With the 35mm it is a compact and powerful camera.  With larger lenses it is well balanced and still smaller than a comparable dslr (ie: the d800e) It also allows me to easily use my olympus OM lenses (though I got the very sharp sony 35mm) because the excellent evf has magnification.  I'm not a fan of evfs but  this thing is transparent. It has sony quirks and things left out like time lapse, favorites menu, remote live view ...

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HussainJanjua
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Sony Alpha 7R is a smart invention small light compact best for travel on other hand excellent photo quality

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Awesome camera, I'm not a pro photographer, have had lots of great cameras and this Sony 7r is a ultimate portable camera power house.  I recently brought it with me into the staple center, security looked at it and allowed me to carry it in. He determined it was not a pro camera based on size.  Which is great when carrying it around various venues, the camera doesn't intimidate others.  I love that!  You can simply shoot away awesome photos with this camera, the Sony 7r.  No more cracking ...

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daerhldgs2
 
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I have owned my A7R for 4 months and feel the camera was a significant step up from the Nex 7 I was using before. I moved from a Nikon D600 primarily to reduce weight for Backpacking and climbing. The side benefit being I could use my Zeiss MF lenses. The biggest beef I have is the lack of support/accessories from Sony, i.e. FE  lenses , flash units, interval timers etc. At present don't expect to use ND filters that require more than 30 seconds. Also with lenses wider than 24mm expect ...

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