A7/A7R Light leaks reported + White Orbs issue?

Started Feb 8, 2014 | Discussions thread
sean lancaster
sean lancaster Veteran Member • Posts: 7,309
Re: Leak confirmed on my A7 (1 photo)

ferrellmc wrote:

GaryW wrote:

captura wrote:

0xDEADBEEF wrote:

I can reproduce pretty much the same image with my FE 55mm and shining my LED flashlight at the side of the mount while taking a long exposure photo with len cap on. It is little disturbing. ;(

Just don't take any long exposures, and you'll be fine.

Even if you take any long exposures, you'll be fine, as long as you don't shine a flashlight around the mount. This appears to be a completely artificial problem.

Actually it's not only long exposures. I did a little test @ 1/60 sec ISO 800 with strobes in the room. The problem is not "artificial" but it's NOT something to panic over either. It's easily corrected with a hair tie. Go to the bottom of the post here and see what 1/60 sec ISO 800 looks like.



I wasn't concerned when I thought this would only come up during long exposures. But now that I see it can happen with faster shutter speeds, I am considering sending my A7 back and waiting until Sony sells them fixed or provides a new model in the future. I still haven't sold my 6D. Hmmm.

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