Sony Alpha 7R

Announced Oct 16, 2013 •
36 megapixels | 3 screen | Full frame sensor
webrunner5
 

This camera will knock your socks off detail wise on a tripod with your equipment bag hanging from the bottom of the tripod. Handheld you will delete a Lot more than you take shots wise. It in essence it has too many MP for handheld use. Even with stabilized lenses it is not easy to pull off unless you use crazy fast shutter speeds. And autofocus accuracy is not its high point either. I found I got less than 50% keepers on it handheld. Maybe less, when being picky on closeup shots. Even a a ...

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EEV776

In May 2016, I just got my new Sony Alpha 7R, of course there is a Sony Alpha 7RII on of the mostly wanted cameras today, but 7R is seems to work perfect so far to what I need, with in reasonable price range. I been previosly Nikon user for over 15 years using film and professional DSLR cameras, for work I do for film industry in Hollywood. I do create digital matte-paintings for live action feature films, animated features, TV shows and commercials, SONY Alpha 7R seems to be working pretty ...

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andyandrews

I'm very pleased with my A7R, which I purchased new in Feb. of 2014. I'm glad I got the Sony Vertical Grip/Batt. Holder. I shoot outdoors all day on two batteries and the extra weight prevents shutter movement from disturbing the 16 ounce body when handheld. The Contax Carl Zeiss (C/Y) lenses on adapters give me the best pictures I've ever taken, even though I'm an old medium format shooter. Most of my work is  scenics and auto-focus is not needed. So far, I've been unable to find a better ...

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User5762944363
 

What makes the best camera is the Carl Zeiss optics!

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Using the Sony A7R with the FE F1.8 55mm lens makes it fairly light, as compared to an SLR, which is ideal for a smaller camera. I have noticed when holding the camera, that due to the size, the little finger of my right hand has no room on the grip. In fact it sort of supports the camera underneath. I usually use a camera case with the camera which makes the grip thicker and therefore easier to hold. While it isn’t awkward to hold the camera it is smaller than most cameras. The buttons are ...

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Hi I would like to share my one month of experience with the A7r. The goods and the bads. I like the camera overall. I sold my A99 today and decided to keep the Canon 5D3. The camera does really fit my needs. Since plenty of time, during my times of Olympus, I was looking for the size of an E-620 but with a better ISO performance and the ability to play with DOF. Unfortunately, so far no vendor has matched my needs in all aspects. I need a small lightweight camera, fullframe, weather sealed, ...

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Joshuay04
 

Tonight I just got my new Voigtlander lens in and had the remaining days sun to play around. With this lens, I purchased the $300 close focus adapter and tested it out. From what I can tell right now, this lens works great with the camera. I read a lot of compaints about the weight and size of this lens, for me it was not an issue. I have not looked up all of the numbers but I can say it is about the size of the SEL5518Z, and the weight of the SEL2470Z. It took a lot of Googling for me to ...

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Joshuay04
 

I recently took a trip to Denver / Estes Park / Colorado Springs with my a7r and a few lenses. In my pack I carried the FE Zeiss 35, 55, 24-70. First off let me say the size and weight of this camera is a life changer, all of the following photos were taken while hiking my 17lb 10 month old on my back. My son enjoyed pulling on the camera strap from behind the whole ride so the portability and ease of using this camera is incredible. We all know this camera takes amazing photos, is ...

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val33127
 

Hello, I found a quirk on the A7(r) that I'm not sure anyone has written about. I noticed that the aperture on my FE lenses changes constantly, depending on the light levels of the scene. This is with "live view effect" to OFF. The aperture also stops down to the selected f-stop when I press the shutter button half way, instead of all the way. This causes the image on the EVF or screen to blink as the signal is boosted to compensate for the smaller aperture. The bigger issue, however, is that ...

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Nikguy
 

I had to say good buy to Nikon but my love for them will always be there. Sony turned me over slowly by me purchasing cameras that fit my today needs. I need one that can move from pics to video seamlessly and Sony proved that to me. As having aRX100-2, plus and NEX6 and recently my RX10. The Rx10 to me is the perfect travel companion while my new A7R will fill a differnt need along with its Zeiss 24-70 f4 lens. The strong points are obviousand you can read them all over the web. But just a ...

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