Sony Alpha 7S

Announced Apr 6, 2014 •
12 megapixels | 3 screen | Full frame sensor
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Hello! On a recent shoot I noticed my footage has a strange vertical blue line, but only when shooting in 60p or 120p. None of the other settings seems to make a difference. It's not from the lens, and I've updated the firmware and "cleaned" the sensor. I'm thinking I probably have to send the camera in to get looked at, but I figured I'd check with you folks to see if anyone has had a similar experience. Thanks! Blue Vertical Line when shooting 60p or 120p
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I have the Samyang 24m F1.4 for Sony E....  need a parent for it.. I'm already using the Sony a5100.. but I want to take it to the next level been looking at ebay at the A7 plain, A7S, A7R and A7 II.... the A7R II is out of my price comfort. Any thoughts on what camera would be best for timelapse, northern lights and meteor showers ? I appreciate the A7S is the ISO king, but for my timelapse at least I'm ok with a pic every 20-30 seconds so I don't need crazy ISO speed... My understanding is...
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We're considering including a few days at a game park camp in Sri Lanka early next year, and I see the owner can rent some decent equipment for game drives, including a Canon 600 f4 no less. Does anyone have any experience with one of these adapted to an A7 body? I have an A7S, and might also have an A7Rii by then. I might try it out for myself anyway since I think one or two members of my local camera club have got that particular Canon bazooka. If so, which adapter would people...
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I'm seeing conflicting numbers on how much sensor area is being used to produce it's UHD 4K in S35 in terms of Horizontal Field Of View (HFOV)? The reason I'm looking for these numbers is to more accurately measure the true crop model in S35 while shooting UHD 4K for shot matching with other 4K footage (in my case UHD 4K in FF on A7Sii). Since Sony is doing their oversampling magic in S35 with no pixel binning or skipping and don't actually publish precise crop measurement (that I can find)...
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Hey, So I have an issue with the A7S and have no idea what it is. I am shooting at 100fps but when I take it into premier and hit clip, modify, interpret footage it constantly keeps it the same speed, no matter what I shoot or option I take. Literally have no idea what to do. Any ideas? Thanks George
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Not sure if it's anything to do with it but I've just started shooting full frame with a metabones adapter and canon fd primes. On a few of the photos there is a yellow horizontal type of flare through the images. It happened with more than one lens so I've discounted a lens problem. Around 70% of the images I took today were fine, but this problem occurred in the other 30%.  Could anyone help me please?  thanks a lot.
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Hi, I've been having this issue with my A7s and A7s II, both have adapters, a low budget and a metabones, and each camera has a strange issue where I will turn it on, set my exposure and film and everything is fine. Next, I stop recording and the idle kicks in. I awaken the camera and suddenly my screen is blown out (presumably locked at minimum f-stop) and raising the f-stop doesn't change anything except the number readout on the screen. This has been really annoying on shoots where I have...
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Hey guys, So i tryed using a dummy battery to D tap on my A7s and got it too power up but no image on monitor or view finder,put a regular battery back in and no luck...Weird thing is menu works ,sd cards still reads just cant get an image on the monitor or viewfinder?? Downloaded latest firmware for both my Metabones and Camera and tryed multiple lens no luck and when i try take a photo gives me an error.... Im guessing the power has maybe fryed the shutter or sensor components but not sure...
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Thinking of a scenario in which I use c300 Mark I as an A-Cam and Sony a7sii as a B-Cam for night scenes / midnight sun stuff where the added low light abilities will make a difference. New to having to think of full frame/aps-c/super 35 matters. To match the c300, how would you shoot on the a7sii? In HD in APS-C crop mode. Or 4k fullframe and recompose/crop to match in post? I haven't bought lenses yet. Guessing the answer is that I'll have to buy one APS-C and one full frame zoom. But, if...
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I've had my Sony battery grip for a while now and have enjoyed using it. Recently, however, whenever I connect it to my camera it will only turn on intermittently. In addition, if the camera is turned on and I wiggle the grip slightly (even when it is tightly secured onto the camera) the camera will turn off. Occasionally I will get a "incorrect battery model" display but I am using Sony batteries. I'm thinking the grip is losing connection to the camera somewhere along the line. I don't...
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