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This series assesses Sony Steady Shot (In Body Image Stabilization aka IBIS) at 1/20 sec handheld using the Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Distagon.
Tested in 4 variations all handheld:
- IBIS enabled, single shot exposure.
- IBIS disabled, single shot exposure.
- IBIS enabled, 2 second self timer.
- IBIS disabled, 2 second self timer.
The points of interest are:
- Is 1/20 second realistic for a 25mm lens?
- How much does IBIS help, and is it consistent?
- Does IBIS function with the 2-second self timer?
- Does use of the 2-second self timer help in obtaining sharp shots? (by avoiding the disturbance of pressing the shutter release).
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