Who is buying a Sony A7/r to use with Pentax FA Limited lenses?

Started Oct 16, 2013 | Polls thread
OP viking79 Forum Pro • Posts: 14,151
Re: Who is buying a Sony A7/r to use with Pentax FA Limited lenses?

waxwaine wrote:

Maybe good for 50mm to wider focal lenght, but since A7(r) doesn´t come with ibis, could be useless for 75mm and above that. And a useless camera for a us2000, is something to think about.

Ah, no.  The more I use IBIS the less I actually like it.  Even in my A99 I find that it randomly blurs images for no apparent reason.  IBIS can totally be substituted with a tripod.  I.e. it isn't really a required feature, just nice if you don't want to carry a tripod but don't mind giving up a bit of image quality over what a tripod can offer.

Sure, I like having IBIS, but don't really notice much when I don't have it, the trick is to just watch and make sure you don't let your shutter speed drop too much.  Usually subject movement is the limiting factor anyway.


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