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    I was trying out the Summilux-R 80/1.4, that arrived today, on the A7r2 when cranes were overhead.
    These images are a 3280x3280 crop from the original size of 7952x5304, then reduced to 1988x1988.

    Here they come.


    Beginning to circle in a thermal to gain height.


    After having gained height, ready to move onto the next leg of their migration route.


    Sony A7r2 + Leica Summilux-R 80/1.4, processed in C1, followed by Auto Contrast in CS6 to make the cranes better visible in the images.

    Unfortunately that also overexposes a few spots in the images. Oh well. The .ARW files themselves were not overexposed.
    Here is an un-cropped, un-auto-contrasted, only-reduced-in-size version of the middle image above.



    Obviously using an APO-Telyt-R 180/3.4 would have better filled out the frame with the Sandhill cranes.
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    K-H, what a formation you captured there!
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    Quote Originally Posted by xdayv View Post
    K-H, what a formation you captured there!
    Thank you Dave.

    The cranes are coming in waves, depending on the thermals and wind conditions, for about a month almost every day.
    They fly extremely high, one can often hear them but it's difficult to see them.
    Their route also varies. It's between the Rio Grande river and the Jemez mountains, about 10 miles apart at my place.
    The best chance to take a picture of them is when they are fairly low and begin circling in a thermal.
    Typically on their migration south they pass my location mid to late afternoon.
    Then they have another 2 to 3 hours to fly until they reach their winter quarters.
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    Quote Originally Posted by k-hawinkler View Post
    Thank you Dave.

    The cranes are coming in waves, depending on the thermals and wind conditions, for about a month almost every day.
    They fly extremely high, one can often hear them but it's difficult to see them.
    Their route also varies. It's between the Rio Grande river and the Jemez mountains, about 10 miles apart at my place.
    The best chance to take a picture of them is when they are fairly low and begin circling in a thermal.
    Typically on their migration south they pass my location mid to late afternoon.
    Then they have another 2 to 3 hours to fly until they reach their winter quarters.
    You must live in a beautiful place.
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    Thank you! New Mexico is also known as the "Land of Enchantment".
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    A couple more shots with the Leica Summilux-R 80/1.4 on the Sony A7r2.
    This scene looked interesting as it had so many light sources and reflections..



    I set exposure time to 1/30 s, Auto ISO with max of 800, and aperture likely at f/5.6 or f/8.
    So, taking advantage of the ISOless Sony sensor the image was underexposed by about 2 stops.

    Similarly this image, showing the exodus after regular working hours.

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    Another formation of Sandhill cranes today, but a bit lower than usual. I brightened the sky a tad to let the cranes stand out better.



    Sony A7r2 + Leica Vario-Elmar-R 35-70/4
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    The View from the Tyuonyi Overlook Trail at Bandelier National Monument.



    Sony A7r2 + Leica Vario-Elmar-R 35-70/4

    The Frey Trail is visible in the lower left quadrant.
    It goes from the Frijoles Canyon floor to the Juniper Campground on top of the mesa, where also the Tyuonyi Overlook Trail begins.
    The Frey Trail was the main access route to the Frijoles Canyon before the access road was built, visible in the upper center.
    The Visitor Center with its parking lot is nestled among the trees in the center.
    In the upper right the Frijoles Canyon and its creek meet the Rio Grande and its Canyon.
    The Tyuonyi ruins are visible in the lower center.

    A full size image is here: https://winklers.smugmug.com/KHW/Pic..._7952x5304.jpg
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    Last Night's Dustin' of Snow



    A7r2 + Mitakon Zhongyi 50/0.95




    A7r2 + FE 55/1.8




    A7r2 + FE 55/1.8
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    Night Scene



    A7r2 + Leica Summilux-R 80/1.4
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    Re: A7r, A7r2 - and why I'm keeping both ...

    Here is an example with weird reflections. Full image, reduced in size.



    And a crop


    A7r2 + Leica Summilux-R 80/1.4
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    Although I am keeping my A7RII I have thought about going back to Nikon. The Sony is lacking in some places and sometimes you need what it lacks. I wrote a little blurb about that here http://jorgetorralba.com/2015/11/16/...-sony-sony-to/

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    Re: A7r, A7r2 - and why I'm keeping both ...

    Quote Originally Posted by k-hawinkler View Post
    Here is an example with weird reflections. Full image, reduced in size.

    A7r2 + Leica Summilux-R 80/1.4
    Aside from the reflections, why is this image fuzzy?

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    Re: A7r, A7r2 - and why I'm keeping both ...

    Quote Originally Posted by Rudiger View Post
    Hi, I appreciate your experience and opinions concerning the A7R2.

    But now I would like to ask the forum, if anyone of you has experience,
    using the Hasselblad / Zeiss CF-Lenses attached to the A7R2.

    I would use my Novoflex E-Lens adapter.

    Thank you for your reply.

    Rudiger
    I acquired several Hassi F and FE lenses to use on a Mirex TS adapter on a Nikon 800e. I wanted the F series because they do not have a shutter (less weight), and because there was no leaf shutter they could have larger max apertures. I have the 80/2.8 F, 150/2.8 FE (I think it is 2.8, haven't used in a while), and 250/4 F (Teletessar). The character of each is certainly preserved on these smaller formats.

    I have only used the 80 F on the Sony's, adapting the Mirex via Novoflex to e mount. A first impression might be that it is not very sharp, but it has a smoothness that is really delightful. And it is certainly sharp enough for me.

    The 150 FE, at least on the 800e, is more typical modern Zeiss.

    The 250 F is a Teletessar, which is an old design, and by recollection its age shows in aberrations.

    Here are a couple of links to images from the 80:
    http://markmusephotographs.com/wordp...clifton-forge/
    http://markmusephotographs.com/wordp.../12/01/aleksa/

    One from the 150:
    http://markmusephotographs.com/wordp...orth-fork-gap/

    From the 250:
    http://markmusephotographs.com/wordp...9/hairy-river/
    http://markmusephotographs.com/wordp...oss-the-river/

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    Hiep (alias hiepphotog) and I compared infinity corner performance for a number of lenses on a Stock A7r2 and a Kolari modified A7r2.
    In the A7r2.Kolari.mod the sensor cover glass was replaced with a thinner one that was also treated against moisture.
    I am now waiting for the 3-rd generation modification that hopefully also includes anti-reflection coating additionally.


    Our results are posted here Kolari Mod's Improvements: A Summary of Tests - FM Forums
    starting at p.3 #3 · Kolari Mod's Improvements: A Summary of Tests
    for the following M lenses.

    ZEISS Distagon 2,8/15 ZM • Lens seems better in the corner on the A7r2.Kolari.mod than on the M9 - but need to verify.
    LEICA TRI-ELMAR-M 1:4/16-18-21 APH. • A7r2.Kolari.mod slightly improved over Stock A7r2 for all focal lengths.
    LEICA ELMARIT-M 1'2.8/21 ASPH. E 55 • Surprise. Lens seems fully usable WO on A7r2.Kolari.mod, slight residual field curvature remains though.
    LEICA SUMMICRON-M 1:2/28 ASPH. E 46 • Very sharp at f/8 on A7r2.Kolari.mod. Stock A7r2 can't catch up.
    LEICA ELMARIT-M 1:2.8 ASPH. E 39 • Sharp at f/8 on A7r2.Kolari.mod. Stock A7r2 can't catch up.
    ZEISS Distagon 1,4/35 ZM • Extremely sharp at f/5.6 on A7r2.Kolari.mod. Stock A7r2 can't catch up.
    LEICA SUMMILUX-M 1:1.4/35 ASPH. E 46 (non-FLE) • Very sharp at f/8 on A7r2.Kolari.mod. Stock A7r2 can't catch up.
    LEICA SUMMICRON-M 1:2/35 ASPH. E 39 • Very sharp at f/8 on A7r2.Kolari.mod. Stock A7r2 can't catch up.
    LEICA SUMMILUX-M 1:1.4/50 ASPH. E 46 • Very sharp at f/8 on A7r2.Kolari.mod. Stock A7r2 can't catch up.
    LEICA APO-SUMMICRON-M 1:2/50 ASPH. • Best at f/5.6 to f/11 on A7r2.Kolari.mod, minimall (insignificant?) improvement over Stock A7r2.
    LEICA SUMMICRON-M 1:2/50 E 39 • Very sharp at f/5.6 on A7r2.Kolari.mod. Stock A7r2 can't catch up.
    Ernst Leitz GmbH Wetzlar Summicron f = 5 cm 1:2 (Rigid Summicron) • Very sharp at f/8 on A7r2.Kolari.mod. Stock A7r2 can't catch up.
    LEICA ELMAR-M 1:2.8/50 E 39 (Collapsible) • Very sharp at f/8 on A7r2.Kolari.mod. Stock A7r2 can't catch up.
    LEITZ CANADA ELMAR 1:3.5/65 (Visoflex) • Very soft - had CLA done, but wonder whether the lens was assembled correctly? I doubt it!
    LEICA APO-SUMMICRON-M 1:2/75 ASPH. E 49 • Best at f/5.6 to f/11 on A7r2.Kolari.mod, minimal (insignificant?) improvement over Stock A7r2.

    LEITZ CANADA SUMMICRON 1:2/90 • No discernable degradation of Stock A7r2 relative to Kolari modified A7r2
    LEICA ELMARIT-M 1'2.8/90 E 46 • No discernable degradation of Stock A7r2 relative to Kolari modified A7r2
    LEITZ WETZLAR ELMARIT 1:2.8/90 • No discernable degradation of Stock A7r2 relative to Kolari modified A7r2
    LEITZ LENS MADE IN CANADA TELE-ELMARIT-M 1:2.8/90 • No discernable degradation of Stock A7r2 relative to Kolari modified A7r2
    LEITZ WETZLAR TELE-ELMAR 1:4/135 • No discernable degradation of Stock A7r2 relative to Kolari modified A7r2


    We also compared a number of FE lenses. Here are our conclusions Kolari Mod's Improvements: A Summary of Tests - FM Forums
    starting at p.4 #17 · Kolari Mod's Improvements: A Summary of Tests
    for the following FE lenses.

    ZEISS SONY • Carl Zeiss Sonnar FE 2,8/35 ZA 49/0,35m/1,15ft (Zony) • Stock A7r2 extremely sharp at f/4, minimal (insignificant?) degradation for A7r2.Kolari.mod in far corner.
    MITAKON ZHONGYI SPEEDMASTER 0.95/50MM M67 Version 2 • Stock A7r2 sharp at f/8. A7r2.Kolari.mod slightly better?
    ZEISS SONY • Carl Zeiss Sonnar FE 1,8/55 ZA 49/0,50m/1,64ft (Zony) • Stock A7r2 sharp at f/5.6. Slight degradation for A7r2.Kolari.mod in far corner.
    SONY FE 2.8/90 MACRO G OSS 62/0.28m/0.92ft • Stock A7r2 sharp at f/5.6. Minimal (insignificant?) degradation for A7r2.Kolari.mod in far corner.


    We also compared these R lenses.

    LEICA VARIO-ELMAR-R 1:2,8-4.5/28-90 ASPH. E67
    LEICA VARIO-ELMAR-R 1:4/35-70 E60
    LEICA SUMMILUX-R 1:1.4/80 E67
    LEICA VARIO-ELMAR-R 1:4/80-200 E60
    LEICA VARIO-ELMAR-R 1:4.2/105-280 E77
    LEITZ APO-TELYT-R 3.4/180 E60
    LEICA APO-TELYT-R 1:4/280

    They should be usable just fine on either Stock A7r2 or Kolari modified A7r2.
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    Re: A7r, A7r2 - and why I'm keeping both ...

    "Hiep (alias hiepphotog) and I compared infinity corner performance for a number of lenses on a stock A7r2 and a Kolari modified A7r2.
    In the A7r2.Kolari.mod the sensor cover glass was replaced with a thinner one that was also treated against moisture.
    I am now waiting for the 3-rd generation modification that hopefully also includes anti-reflection coating additionally."

    Wow ! Thanks for sharing, lot of work there and quite a reference ! You should also post that in the appropriate sticky thread concerning the use of Leica lenses.

    I have just sold my Summilux 50mm F1.4, but have no regrets giving your results.
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    Quote Originally Posted by k-hawinkler View Post
    Here is an example with weird reflections. Full image, reduced in size.



    And a crop


    A7r2 + Leica Summilux-R 80/1.4

    I just noticed that this filter was mounted: LEICA E67 UVa 13386
    Such a flat piece of glass upfront certainly could be responsible for those ugly reflections.
    I will have to repeat this shot without a filter.
    Sorry. The filter came with the lens. I noticed that but didn't give it temporarily any further thought.
    With best regards, K-H.

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    Re: A7r, A7r2 - and why I'm keeping both ...

    K-H, Thanks for posting the results from your testing.

    It is clear that the Kolari mod is useless for me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Vivek View Post
    K-H, Thanks for posting the results from your testing.

    It is clear that the Kolari mod is useless for me.
    Sure Vivek, if the corners don't matter, I agree.
    With best regards, K-H.

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    Re: A7r, A7r2 - and why I'm keeping both ...

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    Sure Vivek, if the corners don't matter, I agree.
    Unless I am reading it incorrectly, except for these (and a couple of old lenses):

    LEICA ELMARIT-M 1'2.8/21 ASPH. E 55 • Surprise. Lens seems fully usable WO on A7r2.Kolari.mod, slight residual field curvature remains though.
    LEICA SUMMICRON-M 1:2/28 ASPH. E 46 • Very sharp at f/8 on A7r2.Kolari.mod. Stock A7r2 can't catch up.
    LEICA ELMARIT-M 1:2.8 ASPH. E 39 • Sharp at f/8 on A7r2.Kolari.mod. Stock A7r2 can't catch up.
    ZEISS Distagon 1,4/35 ZM • Extremely sharp at f/5.6 on A7r2.Kolari.mod. Stock A7r2 can't catch up.
    LEICA SUMMILUX-M 1:1.4/35 ASPH. E 46 (non-FLE) • Very sharp at f/8 on A7r2.Kolari.mod. Stock A7r2 can't catch up.
    LEICA SUMMICRON-M 1:2/35 ASPH. E 39 • Very sharp at f/8 on A7r2.Kolari.mod. Stock A7r2 can't catch up.
    LEICA SUMMILUX-M 1:1.4/50 ASPH. E 46 • Very sharp at f/8 on A7r2.Kolari.mod. Stock A7r2 can't catch up.
    and that too at f/8, Kolari mod works. Why would I want an f1.4 lens that is very sharp at f/8 (ie way past diffraction)?
    (Better to sell these off and switch to better lenses?)

    It is actually worse for the system lenses as I read it, no?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vivek View Post
    Unless I am reading it incorrectly, except for these (and a couple of old lenses):



    and that too at f/8, Kolari mod works. Why would I want an f1.4 lens that is very sharp at f/8 (ie way past diffraction)?
    (Better to sell these off and switch to better lenses?)

    It is actually worse for the system lenses as I read it, no?

    We are only discussing far or extreme corners here at infinity, Vivek.
    The main areas of the images are fine, either way.
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    Two Views from Yesterday's Morning Walk.





    Sony A7r2 + Leica Elmar-M 50/2.8 (collapsible), focus at infinity, the bottom of the images not within DoF.
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    Sandhill Cranes in Formation.






    A7r (sic!) + FE 90/2.8 MACRO G OSS @ f/2.8
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    Quote Originally Posted by k-hawinkler View Post
    I just noticed that this filter was mounted: LEICA E67 UVa 13386
    Such a flat piece of glass upfront certainly could be responsible for those ugly reflections.
    I will have to repeat this shot without a filter.
    Sorry. The filter came with the lens. I noticed that but didn't give it temporarily any further thought.
    Indeed, these kinds of reflections/flare were caused by the filter.
    However, that doesn't imply that the 80/1.4 lens doesn't flare at all.
    Here is an example.






    A7r2 + Leica Summilux-R 80/1.4, no filter
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    A pretty sharp lens.



    100% Crop


    A7r2 ≠ FE 35/2.8 @ f/5.6
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    Re: A7r, A7r2 - and why I'm keeping both ...

    Following are some infinity corner tests with the A7r2 + Summilux-R 80/1.4. These were part of the test shots that Hiep and I did.

    First, shot at f/5.6 and displayed at 25%.



    Here are the 100% resolution images from f/1.4 to f/16

    https://winklers.smugmug.com/KHW/Pic...%20f1.4_C1.jpg
    https://winklers.smugmug.com/KHW/Pic...mm%20f2_C1.jpg
    https://winklers.smugmug.com/KHW/Pic...%20f2.8_C1.jpg
    https://winklers.smugmug.com/KHW/Pic...mm%20f4_C1.jpg
    https://winklers.smugmug.com/KHW/Pic...%20f5.6_C1.jpg
    https://winklers.smugmug.com/KHW/Pic...mm%20f8_C1.jpg
    https://winklers.smugmug.com/KHW/Pic...m%20f11_C1.jpg
    https://winklers.smugmug.com/KHW/Pic...m%20f16_C1.jpg


    Following are the extreme corners displayed at 100% from f/1.4 to f/16

    f/1.4


    f/2


    f/2.8


    f/4


    f/5.6


    f/8


    f/11


    f/16
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    A7r2 + Noct-NIKKOR 58/1.2
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    Research Green House



    A7r2 + Noct-NIKKOR 58/1.2
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    Whereas the Noct-NIKKOR 58/1.2 was the first Nikon lens with an aspherical element, the AF NIKKOR 28/1.4 D was the second IIRC.



    A7r2 + AF NIKKOR 28/1.4 D
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    A paper about the development of the Noct-NIKKOR.



    NIKKOR - The Thousand and One Nights: Tale 16: - An aspherical surface got over sagittal coma flare - AI Noct Nikkor 58mm F1.2 by OHSHITA, Kouichi

    BTW, my lens is the Ai-S version that was modified in 1982 from the 1977 Ai design.
    The 1982 version has 9 aperture blades (Yup, I counted them), the 1977 version has 7.

    Nikon 58mm f/1.2 Noct-NIKKOR

    Other Nikon papers can be found here: The Thousand and One Nights | NIKKOR

    including this one.



    NIKKOR - The Thousand and One Nights: Tale 28: - An lens inheriting the concept of the Noct NIKKOR - Ai AF Nikkor 28mm F1.4D by OHSHITA, Kouichi
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    The new parking system ...




    Which part of these instructions ...




    didn't he understand?



    A7r2 + FE 55/1.8

    Excellent color combination though: Yellow and Orange!
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    Panorama of Sandia Mountains




    Sandia Peak as backdrop to Albuquerque



    A7r2 + FE 55/1.8
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    A7r2 + FE 55/1.8
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    A7r2 + FE 55/1.8
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    A7r2 + FE 55/1.8
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    A7r2 + FE 55/1.8
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    Santa Fe in front of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains




    A little further down I25



    A7r2 + FE 55/1.8
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    Reflections



    A7r2 + Noct-Nikkor 58/1.2




    A7r2 + Nikkor 28/1.4

    Note to myself: Fun with Nikon Images
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    After Blizzard like conditions a few days ago - a little bit of snow but very windy - looking like this








    a herd of Elk decided to visit down here, along NM4, just a couple blocks from our house.





    A7r2 + FE 35/2.8

    The Elk are here on fenced-in DOE land, not accessible by the public.
    They can easily jump the fence but enjoy the no-hunting area.
    Occasionally I see Mule Deer around here and Elk mostly at higher elevations.
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    A day later, yesterday late afternoon, same general area my eyes saw this, as it was already getting pretty dark and really cold (as soon as the Sun settles behind the Mtns because of the very dry air)



    and after some processing I got this crop at 100% resolution.



    A7r2 + FE 55/1.8


    It seems in the tree branches we see the effect described here. http://www.fredmiranda.com/forum/topic/1405421
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    Breaking Overcast



    A7r2 + FE 90/2.8 G
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    Anthill with Hole in front of Caballo and Chicoma in the Jemez Mtns



    A7r2 + FE 90/2.8 G

    - - - Updated - - -



    A7r2 + FE 90/2.8 G
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    Recent Visit to Bandelier National Monument. Most pictures taken by my daughter.


























    A7r2 + FE 55/1.8
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    Sunrise over the Sangre de Cristos, as seen from my Bedroom Window



    Shot with my new Batis 25/2 on Sony A7r2.
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    Olympus OM-D E-M5.2 + M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 1.4x TELECONVERTER MC-14 + NOVOFLEX Adapter with Tripod Mount + Leica APO-Telyt-R 180/3.4



    A7r2 + Batis 25/2 FE @ f/4


    Infinity Test Shot with above Configuration
    Distance to Towers is about 1 mile, to background Mountains more than 10 miles.



    E-M5.2 + MC-14 + NOVOFLEX Adapter with Tripod Mount + Leica APO-Telyt-R 180/3.4

    With the Novoflex Adapter attached to a tripod head, this configuration is very stable to vibrations.
    Attaching the E-M5.2 directly to a tripod head with this long lens configuration vibrates way too much to be useful.
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    Night Walk



    A7r2 + 25/2 FE Batis @ f/2, ISO 12,800, 1/10 s, hand held
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    Around Ashley Pond, Los Alamos, NM


















    A7r2 + Batis 25/2 FE
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    A7r2 + Batis 25/2 FE
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    A7r2 + Batis 25/2 FE
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    Panorama with A7r2 + Batis 25/2 FE
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