Truly great OSS of the 55-210mm, good resolution @ max zoom & f6.3

Started Dec 28, 2013 | Discussions thread
Mel Snyder
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Re: Truly great OSS of the 55-210mm, good resolution @ max zoom & f6.3

adymitruk wrote:

I love my 85mm 1.2 Cannon lens!

So do I - but the reality is, f1.2 -2.8 sucks for most candid portraits when the subject fills the frame - about 20mm of DOF. OK when plenty of light:

Boston fireman paused after a losing battle to rescue a Boston U student who died in an illegal attic apartment. Shot with 85mm f1.2L Canon FD, about f5.6

I switched to my 35mm f1.4 Summilux this weekend for my son with his two animals:

 Mel Snyder's gear list:Mel Snyder's gear list
Sony Alpha NEX-6 Sony Alpha a7 Sony E 16mm F2.8 Pancake Leica Summicron-M 50mm f/2 Sony E 55-210mm F4.5-6.3 OSS +12 more
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