Sony Alpha NEX-6

Announced Sep 12, 2012 •
16 megapixels | 3 screen | APS-C sensor
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So, I was really happy using my Sunpak 344D (for Nikon) flash on my a6000 and NEX-6 using a cheap multi-interface to standard hot shoe adapter I picked up on ebay for less than $15.  All I had to do was put the flash on, popup the built in flash on the camera, and tilt it back so the on-camera flash was not pointed directly at the subject.  If I didn't popup the built in flash, then the live preview would not work, and the preview image would just be a black screen, but wih the popup flash up...
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Dear DPReview Community, once again I request your aid. You've helped me pick a camera and lenses before, but indeciveness has reared its ugly head again. Over the past week, I've pored over articles, sample shots, videos, etc and I really can't make my mind. I've noticed that I tend to take more portrait shots (with a SEL 35, which I love) than other types, but I also want to continue my quest of travelling once a year to a far-off country. I've got a budget of about $800 for lenses. So it...
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Hey everyone, I am trying to update my NEX-6 from firmware 1.01 to 1.03 on my computer right now. As I connect the NEX6 to my PC (Win Vista), it first goes into "USB Mode", then a message pops ups "Check the connected device". I don't have the USB Cable that came with the camera, so I'm using a non-Sony USB cable. I tried switching the USB modes between "Auto", "MTP", and "Mass Storage" and they all give me the exact same error message. I tried using a different USB cable (also non-Sony) and...
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I'm looking for a more compact system, the E-mount looks good to me. However I make a lot of use from the auto-iso function. Is it true the NEX-6 doesn't have that, but the NEX-7 and A6000 do?
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I've listed my Nex-6 to finally upgrade to the A6000.  I've added a paid timelapse app and free apps - phone remote, picture effects and catch light (never used but it was free).  Should I delete these apps so sony playmemories allows the timelapse app to be added to a new camera?  I'm sure it would help sell it but it's a fun app and I'd prefer to retain it. And this should be good news for Sony aps-c fans.  Last year when I bought the Nex-6, Sony announced the A6000 one week later and...
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It's a 16.1 mp sensor but Full HD uses around 2.1mp.  I can't imagine it records the full 16.1mp image then down-scales so how does it work? The reason for asking is because I want to figure out if the clear image zoom functionality will degrade video quality or not.  I can see that still will have half the resolution (effectively cropped) but what's the impact on video? Please excuse me if I'm being dim.
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I've just started testing out these auto functions on my NEX-6 and I've found that it uses Multi focus area and basically it decides where it will focus. I don't get this. I was testing the macro function and about half the time it was frustratingly focusing on the wrong subject. It has so many focus points to choose from, how can it know which one i'm interested in? How can I get it to focus on my intended subject without jiggling it about and swearing at the camera. Is it me that hasn't...
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All -  I purchased a selp1650 used on ebay to go with a used NEX camera body I picked up. Outside of some dust on the lens everything looks fine, but since I am so new to photography I was wondering if there are more sure fire ways to determine if everything is fine with the lens? I'm sure I'm being paranoid, but better safe than sorry right? Thanks in advance!!
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I've recently replaced my NEX-6 with an A7ii. With the change to FF, I've found the SEL1670z to not provide the same results that it once did and I believe that it may be worth selling (very subjective feeling on the changes, but also the DoF and the APS-C limitations are weighing in).I've some legacy Minolta glass and can adapt other lenses, so I'm not losing coverage in the same range.Any thoughts or practical use cases as to why one should hold onto a lens that they may not use much...
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It's 2015. The Sony A6000 is over a year old. That being said, I stumbled upon the opportunity to purchase a camera kit that consists of a Sony NEX-6 (~4k shutter actuations), the 16-50mm pancake zoom, the Sigma 19mm f2.8, Sony 35mm f1.8, Sony 50mm f1.8, 3 batteries and a Nikon mount adapter. First of all, is it a viable purchase for $750 USD? And as for my original question, is it still a viable purchase today, when even the more modern A6000 is over a year old? I'm mainly worried about the...
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