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Would love to have these but the site says for delivery in Japan only starting mid-Dec. How about posts relevant to U.S.A?

Link | Posted on Nov 19, 2017 at 00:18 UTC as 4th comment | 3 replies
On article 8 creative tips for shooting waterfalls (159 comments in total)

Great article!

Would it be possible to do an article covering the best methods to transport the gear you need (lenses, bodies, filters, batteries, covers, etc.)? What do I use to make sure I have the gear I need with me? There are all flavor of bags at lots of price points. What actually works? I personally find this aspect of photography a challenge.

Link | Posted on Aug 4, 2016 at 21:56 UTC as 22nd comment | 1 reply
On article Using third-party lenses on the Sony a7 / a7R (525 comments in total)
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lenseye: Some, if not most, of the issues described here are very Sony centric and Sony is not really known for its superior user friendliness. Their exposure algorithms are also very questionable when compared to other main players. I know RX-1 insists on choosing F2.8 no matter what as if it were just another sub-compact camera...

I have been using a Ricoh GXR M-mount alongside my Nikon D700 and have never had any of these issues. Having tried the Sony and read some of the early reviews I think I am going to stick with my GXR for the time being until another maker like Fuji or maybe even Ricoh (long shot) comes up with another FF option.

For those who are thinking about trying this kind of thing I also need to say that using an older (or newer) lens with any of these cameras through an adapter is a whole different ball game needing much study and practice. Don't expect to attach the lens and take fantastic photos right away... you might be initially disappointed but keep at it!

I have to disagree .. I did expect and have attached the 2 adapters I mention just below your post. Some practice using manual focus yes but results have been outstanding from the get go. I'm very pleased :)

Link | Posted on Jan 22, 2014 at 02:16 UTC
On article Using third-party lenses on the Sony a7 / a7R (525 comments in total)

I agree with most of what has been stated. There are definitely a few quirks to fix in an update. I sure hope Sony is listening!

I've used a few Canon EF lenses with Metabones III adapter. In manual focus mode, I've found the focus peaking to work very well. So much so that I could even use it for action photography quite effectively. I have also tried some old Minolta MC/MD lenses with FotidioX adapter with excellent results. An MD 50mm f/2 lens cost me just $30!

Thanks for the article ..

Link | Posted on Jan 22, 2014 at 01:13 UTC as 143rd comment | 3 replies
On article Wyoming's stunning weather and landscapes in time-lapse (231 comments in total)

Stunning! .. kudos

Link | Posted on Jan 17, 2014 at 06:24 UTC as 35th comment
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