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These images shine on a HiDPI display, preferably the 14.7MP iMac 5K.
That prior day and evening, a minor snowstorm dropped 1-3 inches of snow on the eastern Sierra Nevada, with 4-6 inches at 11,500'. These images taken the next morning.
Sony A7R II: operating the Sony A7R II controls with glove was no picnic, and the dials were problematic in the cold for a while; the aperture-control dial did not want to respond. Battery life in the cold is notably reduced. The A7R II for cold weather shooting with medium or heavy gloves is a disaster; I was forced to use a thinner medium-weight gloves which on this day were (just) enough. The button can be improved with stick-on bumps or some such thing, but the 4-way controller is a joke compared to a Nikon D810.
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