mirrorless full frame 24MP @ 6000x4000
Attention to details: a solid upgrade over the A7R II..
Attention to details: a big upgrade over the A7R..
- Introduction to Sony A7R II
- Sony A7R II RAW (ARW) Files: Format, 12 Bit Degradation
- Sony A7R II vs Nikon D810 DSLR System Considerations: Battery Life, Weight, Service and Support
- Sony A7R II Tips for Longer Battery Life + Field Experience
- Important Settings for Sony A7R II
- Button Customization for Sony A7R II and Siblings
- Autofocus Configuration for Sony A7R II and Siblings: Buttons and Eye AF
- Custom Function Menu Customization for Sony A7R II and Siblings
- Sony A7R II Field Usage Notes
- Sony A7R II EVF
- Limitations of Sony A7R II Electronic First Curtain Shutter (EFC Shutter)
- Electronic First Curtain Shutter Vibration Assessment
- IBIS (In Body Image Stabilization) Handheld at 280mm
- IBIS (In Body Image Stabilization) Handheld at 25mm
- Raw Conversion: White Balance, Tint, Sharpening (ACR in Photoshop CC)
- ISO from 50 to 102400: Dolls (A7R II)
- Dynamic Range Assessment at ISO 50 (Garage)
- Long Exposure Noise Reduction On/Off at ISO 50/100/200 (Garage)
- Long Exposure Noise Reduction On/Off at ISO 100, with Push, Chroma Noise Reduction (Egg-Shaped Boulder)
- Examples: Detailed Look at Long Exposures (Hoover Wilderness)
- Posterization in Broad Daylight (Portrait at Dana Lake)
- Examples: Dana Lake, Dana Glacier Part 1, 'Approach' (Zeiss Batis)
- Examples: Dana Lake, Dana Glacier Part 2, 'Glacier' (Zeiss Batis)
- Examples: Dana Lake, Dana Glacier Part 3, 'Return' (Zeiss Batis)
- Examples: Night Shots, Artificial Lighting (Coastal 60/4 UV-VIS-IR APO)
- A7R II, Conclusions
Full frame compact mirrorless with interchangeable lenses..
Vibration from the shutter highly damaging to image sharpness..
A7R II modified sensor cover glass for Leica M lens performance..
Full frame compact 12-megapixel high-sensitivity sensor with 4K video..
Sensor stabilized 24MP full-frame..
Shutter vibration (or not)..
How to configure the camera for serious shooting..
Compact normal lens for full-frame Sony mirrorless..
Comapact mid-range zoom for Sony full frame mirrorless.
Ultra wide angle lens adapted from DSLR, native E-mount, all manual..
Wide angle lens adapted from DSLR, native E-mount, all manual..
Ultra high performance in an extreme wild wide angle lens..
A brilliant, but also colorful character..
Brilliant imaging, even wide open, but with a few quirks. (Review in progress) .
Ultra high performance with a fast aperture..
A gem with unusual close-focus..
An artist’s drawing tool..
Off-center color casts, off-center sharpness..
Leica’s widest prime lens..
Leica’s best-performing 21mm..
Leica’s widest lens utilizing built-in frame lines..
Leica’s smallest and lightest M lens with superlative performance..
Leica’s superlative and most natural lens for the M..
Six models to choose from..
Leica’s medium tele for Leica M..
Compact lens for portraiture or similar..
All around razor sharp performer..
Blog posts, reverse chronological
2019-09-08 Best Value Today for a Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera? Sony A7 II
2016-08-23 Nikon D810 Rear LCD with Zacuto Loupe vs Sony-style EVF
2016-07-17 Problem Solver: Eyeshade for Sony A7 Series Cameras
2016-04-27 Poking the Hornet’s Nest... Sony vs Fujifilm: Which is the Better Deal?
2015-08-07 Really Right Stuff L-bracket for Sony A7 II and Sony A7R II
2015-08-02 Sony A7R II: Coming Soon
2015-06-15 Reader Comment: Portraits and Sharpness and Skin Tones with Sony A7, A7R, A7R II
2015-06-10 Announced: Sony RX10 Mark II, Sony RX100 Mark IV
2015-06-10 Announced: Sony A7R II with 42-Megapixel sensor, In-Body-Image-Stabilization, 4K Video
2015-05-27 Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sonnar Lens Rendering Series: Grass Clump in Mid Stream + Dark Rocks (Sony A7R)
2015-05-25 Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sonnar Aperture Series: Sculptured Elegance (Sony A7R)
2015-05-25 Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sonnar Aperture Series: Sapling Above Creek (Sony A7R)
2015-05-25 Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Distagon Aperture Series: Creek Overview (Sony A7R)
2015-05-24 Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sonnar Rocks
2015-05-24 Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sonnar Caution: Sony SteadyShot Destroys Sharpness on a Tripod
2015-05-24 Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Distagon Aperture Series: Through the Boulders (Sony A7R)
2015-05-23 Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Distagon and Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sonnar: First Look, Portraits
2015-05-22 Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Distagon and Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sonnar: Here we Go
2015-05-18 Reader Experience and Concerns: Sony Service and Reliability
2015-04-29 Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sonnar: MTF Series from f/1.8 - f/16 + Distortion
2015-04-29 Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Distagon: MTF Series from f/2 - f/16 + Distortion
2015-04-22 Zeiss Announces 'Batis' line: Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Distagon and Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sonnar
2015-03-27 Nikon and Canon: Catatonic?
2015-03-03 New Lenses for Sony Mirrorless
2015-02-08 Sony A7 II as an Accessory: Can it Turn a Classic 180mm f/2.8 Into a Keeper?
2015-01-12 Reader Questions: Fujifilm X system, Sony A7x Discounting and 4K Video, Arca Swiss Cube Geared Head
2015-01-01 Sony A7 II: Does a 2 Second Self Timer Deliver a Useful Hit Rate at 1/8 Second?
2014-12-28 Sony A7 II and Sony 55/1.8: Image Stabilization in Less Ideal Shooting Positions
2014-12-27 Sony A7 II and Sony 55/1.8: Assesssing Image Stabilization at 1/15 and 1/20 second, and 1/5 + 1/6 second
2014-12-26 Sony A7 II and Adobe Camera Raw
2014-12-21 On Sony
2014-11-26 Sony A7 II Available for Pre-Order
2014-11-14 Sony 16-35mm f/4 for A7 Cameras
2014-08-03 Nikon D810 Rear LCD with Zacuto Loupe vs Sony-style EVF
2014-07-13 Sony A7s: Moiré + Relative Image Size vs A7 and A7R
2014-07-13 Sony A7s vs Sony A7R: ISO and Noise
2014-06-27 Sony A7s In Stock
2014-05-14 Sony Has its 6th Annual Loss: Where will Focus be and is it Cameras?
2014-05-14 Digital Camera Market Might be (almost) Stabilizing for ILCs
2014-05-13 Sony’s Full-Frame Warpath
2014-05-05 Reader Comment: Travel Cameras (Sigma DP Merrill, etc)
2014-04-25 Arrived: Zeiss Touit 50mm f/2.8M for Sony NEX, Fujifilm X (and Sony A7 / A7R)
2014-04-24 Leica T System vs Sony A7/A7R for those M Lenses
2014-04-16 Zeiss Touit 50mm f/2.8M for Sony NEX, Fujifilm X (and Sony A7 / A7R)
2014-04-05 Sony A7s with 4K Video?
2014-03-19 Sony Firmware Update for A7, A7R (ILCE)
2014-03-10 Trade-in an old Junker Camera for $300 at B&H Towards Sony A7/A7R
2014-03-06 Sony 11+7-bit Delta Compression Posterization Update: RawDigger
2014-03-05 Sony A7 / A7R: Light leak
2014-02-25 The Faster Zeiss 25mm f/2 Distagon: Aperture Series: Pescadero Creek Confluence (Sony A7)
2014-02-23 Zeiss 25mm f/2.8 Distagon: Aperture Series: Pescadero Creek Confluence (Sony A7)
2014-02-22 Zeiss 21mm f/2.8 Distagon: Aperture Series: Curving Confluence with Sedges and Boulders (Sony A7)
2014-02-22 Zeiss 15mm f/2.8 Distagon: Aperture Series: Confluence of Branched Creek with Sedges and Boulders (Sony A7)
2014-02-20 Zeiss 28mm f/2 Distagon: Aperture Series: Rich Tones in Pescadero Creek (Sony A7)
2014-02-20 Zeiss 18mm f/3.5 Distagon: Aperture Series: Creek Sedges, Water-Worn Boulders, Green Moss (Sony A7)
2014-02-16 Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 OSS Vario-Tessar: Aperture Series at 43mm, 70mm + Distortion and Color Fringing at 43mm, 70mm
2014-02-15 Readers Comment on the Sony A7 / A7R
2014-02-14 Sony’s 11+7-bit LOSSY File Compression: 32-pixel Line Artifacts Clearly Visible on Star Trails
2014-02-14 Samyang 14mm f/2.8 on Sony A7: Four Aperture Series at Pescadero Creek
2014-02-13 Sony FE 70-200mm f/4G OSS Now Available for Pre-Order
2014-02-12 Sony’s 11+7-bit Delta Compression, Posterization in Some Situations
2014-02-12 Sony A7 vs A7R, Shooting Satisfaction Follows with A7
2014-02-11 Rebates: Nikon, Sony A7/A7R Lenses, Fujifilm X
2014-02-10 Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 OSS Vario-Tessar: Distortion and Color Fringing at 24mm
2014-02-10 Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 OSS Vario-Tessar Aperture Series @ 24mm (Moots Vamoots RSL)
2014-02-09 Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 OSS Vario-Tessar Aperture Series @ 70mm (Pots and Plants)
2014-02-09 Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 OSS Vario-Tessar Aperture Series @ 38mm (Wet Deck Furniture)
2014-02-08 Samyang 24mm T/1.5 on Sony A7: Two Aperture Series: Creek Greenery
2014-02-07 Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 OSS Vario-Tessar In Hand for Testing
2014-02-06 Samyang 24mm T/1.5 on Sony A7: Two Aperture Series: Creek Entering Pool, Still Pool Above Creek
2014-02-06 Samyang 14mm f/2.8 and Samyang 24mm f/1.4 on Sony A7
2014-02-03 Samyang FE 24mm T/1.5 Cine E-Mount on Sony A7
2014-01-30 Micro Four Thirds and APS-C? Whither the Future? Wither the Future?
2014-01-30 Guide to Leica: Leica 18mm f/3.8 Super-Elmar-M ASPH on Sony A7
2013-12-30 35mm Rangefinder Lenses for Sony A7?
2013-12-21 Sony A7R vs Sony A7
2013-12-09 Shootout: Sony A7R vs Sony A7 (Red Barn)
2013-12-03 Sony A7R + 35/2.8: Arrives Tomorrow
2013-12-01 Sony A7R: Reader Inquiries
2013-12-01 Sony A7R: Lens Support and Lens Mount Torque with Adapted Lenses (Sag, Warp Potential, Shutter Vibration)
2013-12-01 Sony A7R: Adapting Zeiss and Leica Lenses via Lens Adapter
2013-11-26 Sony A7 and Sony/Zeiss 35/2.8 Shipping and In Stock
2013-11-20 How to Correct Off-Center Color Shifts With Photoshop Layers (Sony A7R and Leica M?)
2013-11-11 Leica M Users Ask: Is the Sony A7R the Ultimate Leica M Lens Platform?
2013-10-25 Voigtlander VM-E Close Focus Lens Adapter with Close Focus for Sony A7/A7R/NEX E-Mount
2013-10-22 Sony NEX A7 and A7r: Leica M Lenses to Work Well?
2013-10-22 Eye Detection in Sony A7R: It’s About Time
2013-10-16 Sony A7, A7R: Breakthrough in Image Quality in a Compact Package with Killer EVF and LCD Too
2013-10-14 Sony Full-Frame A7 and A7r Tomorrow?