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Nikon Z7 IBIS and Focusing

Setup, IBIS performance, focusing..

Sony Alpha A7R II

Attention to details: a big upgrade over the A7R..

Sony Alpha A7 II

Sensor stabilized 24MP full-frame..

Sony FE 35mm f/1.4 Distagon ZA

Fast and gorgeous moderate wide angle Zeiss design..

Sony FE 55mm f/1.8 ZA Sonnar

Compact normal lens for full-frame Sony mirrorless..

Sony FE 135mm f/1.4 GM

Top-grade telephoto..

Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 Biogon

Manual focus moderate wide angle for full-frame mirrorless..

Zeiss Loxia 50mm f/2 Planar

Manual focus normal lens for full-frame mirrorless..

Zeiss Touit 50mm f/2.8M

Moderate telephoto macro lens for Sony NEX or Fujifilm X. Useful on full frame too!.


Blog posts, reverse chronological

2019

2019-05-18 Has Sony Broken Eye AF with the Latest Firmware Update?

2019-03-21 15+ Reader Comments on “Request for Feedback: How Best to Partition my Publication Offerings”

2019-03-20 Request for Feedback: How Best to Partition my Publication Offerings? (updated with addendum)

2017

2017-10-17 Reader Comment: D850 Negative Behavior with Shutter Vibration

2017-07-02 REVIEWED: Leica M10

2017-01-31 Reader Comment: Hasselblad X1D “no electronic shutter” vs Fujifilm GFX Shutter Modes

2016

2016-09-20 Pentax to Add EFC Shutter to Pentax K1 for Single Exposures via Firmware Update

2016-09-19 Thoughts on the Fujifilm GFX 50S

2016-09-19 Olympus 25mm f/1.2 PRO

2016-09-19 Fujifilm GFX 50S Disrupts the Medium Format (and 35mm) Marketplace

2016-07-15 Depth of field and Sharpness: Conventional Thinking is Unrealistic Going Forward, Focus Stacking is One Solution

2016-07-01 Hasselblad X1D-50C: Reader Comments

2016-05-15 Pentax K1: Assessing Shutter Vibration

2016-02-29 CONFIRMED: Pentax K1 DOES NOT have an Electronic First Curtain Shutter (EFC Shutter)

2016-02-24 Pentax K3 II: Does it Have an Electronic First Curtain Shutter (EFC Shutter)? what about K1?

2016-02-03 Ming’s Queenstown Landscape Workshop

2015

2015-10-22 Leica SL Typ 601: Lacks EFC Shutter

2015-10-19 Ming’s Tokyo Master Class

2015-08-07 Sony A7R II: Assessing Shutter Vibration with the Electronic First Curtain Shutter (EFC Shutter) at 280mm

2015-05-24 Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sonnar Caution: Sony SteadyShot Destroys Sharpness on a Tripod

2015-02-27 Sharper Images by Technique and Shot Discipline

2015-02-06 Canon’s EOS 5DS/R: Has Electronic First Curtain Shutter (EFC Shutter) for ZERO Vibration Exposures

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

2014-11-21 Sony Image Stabilization

2014-08-23 How to Find Coverage of Lenses, Cameras, Technique, etc

2014-07-12 Sony A7s vs A7R

2014-07-12 Pentax 645z: Shutter Vibration / Shutter Shock Analysis at 90mm

2014-06-25 Nikon D810 Leaked Specs: Improved Sensor, EFC Shutter

2014-05-15 Pentax 645z: Hitting the Bullseye on Which Target?

2014-05-13 My Most Important Publication: Making Sharp Images

2014-04-29 How to Find Coverage of Lenses, Cameras, Technique, etc

2014-04-17 Pentax 645Z: Does Not Have EFC Shutter (Electronic First Curtain)

2014-04-16 Sony A7R: A Practical Effort to Mitigate Shutter Vibration at 90mm

2014-04-14 Sony A7R: Is Shutter Vibration an Issue at 50mm?

2014-02-15 Readers Comment on the Sony A7 / A7R

2014-02-03 Guide to Leica: M240 Shutter Vibration with Leica 90mm f/2 APO-Summicron-R (used with R-Adapter M)

2014-02-02 Photographers Ask Sony to Address the A7R Shutter Vibration Issue (Update)

2014-01-23 Photographers Ask Sony to Address the A7R Shutter Vibration Issue

2014-01-21 Sony A7R Shutter Vibration: Mitigation Strategies

2014-01-16 Update on Sony A7R Shutter Vibration

2013

2013-12-24 Reader Comment on Sony A7R Shutter Vibration

2013-12-22 Sony A7R Shutter Vibration: Does Adding Mass (weight) Help?

2013-12-20 Sony FE 55mm f/1.8 Sonnar on Sony A7R Aperture Series (Red Barn) and Shutter Vibration at 55mm

2013-12-20 Sony A7R Shutter Vibration: Studio Assessment with 55m f/1.8 Sonnar

2013-12-20 Sony A7R Shutter Vibration: Can it Be Mitigated by Sony via Firmware Behavioral Change?

2013-12-15 Sony A7R: Shutter Vibration at 180mm in Portrait Orientation

2013-12-11 Sony A7R: Shutter Vibration at 180mm

2013-12-11 Sony A7R: Shutter Vibration at 135mm

2013-12-11 Sony A7R vs A7: Shutter Vibration at 280mm

2013-12-01 Sony A7R: Lens Support and Lens Mount Torque with Adapted Lenses (Sag, Warp Potential, Shutter Vibration)

2013-10-25 Leica M240: Shutter Vibration Appears to Damage Image Sharpness

2013-09-20 Catchlights in Eyes in Portraits (National Geographic)

2013-07-14 Reader Comments on Quality of Images at diglloyd.com

2013-05-24 Making Sharp Images Requires Optimal Technique with Whatever Gear You Have

2013-04-02 Nikon Coolpix A Initial Comments

2012

2012-11-13 Photo Technique Magazine: Review of GPS Units for Canon and Nikon

2012-08-28 Photo Technique Magazine: Zeiss 15mm f/2.8 Distagon

2012-02-08 Canon 1D X vs Nikon D4 vs Nikon D800

2012-02-07 Nikon D800 / D800E — Which Nikon Lenses?

2012-02-07 Nikon D800 / D800E — Lens Requirements for 36 Megapixels

2012-02-07 36MP Nikon D800 / D800E — Technique and Tolerances

2011

2011-11-21 Supposing a 36 Megapixel Nikon DSLR Arrives... What About Lenses and Technique?

2011-08-18 Reader Feedback on Making Sharp Images — Live View

2011-05-01 Reader Comments on Zeiss Guide, Wide Aperture Landscape Technique

2007

2007-12-01 Focus lock and recompose—unlearn it now

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