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    Pradeep replied to a thread Sony G Master 70-200mm f/2.8 in Sony
    Thanks Lucille. Love that shot BTW. I think I am pixel-peeping too much and it was a very preliminary test with my usual target. Will have more...
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    Pradeep replied to a thread Sony G Master 70-200mm f/2.8 in Sony
    I bit the bullet and got the lens. I was quite concerned with the reports of de-centering some have reported. Glad to say this copy does not suffer...
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    Pradeep replied to a thread Sony's new camera A9 in Sony
    Got mine today. Looks about the same size as the A7RII. The battery is not much larger but of course they say packs a bigger punch. Taking it for a...
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    4 Days Ago
    From earlier this month. Too much haze and bad light, but it was thrilling in an open chopper.
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    Pradeep replied to a thread Sony G Master 70-200mm f/2.8 in Sony
    Reviving the thread from almost a year ago. Lucille, now that you've owned the 70-200 2.8 GM for a while, is it still your opinion that it is a...
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    1 Week Ago
    Agree, Ken. As I said earlier, it is the distortion (flaw in your terminology) in a lens that lends it a special character that may appeal to a...
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    Kirk, I think it is market forces that dictate everything these days. If you look at the work of high-end photographers in the wildlife genre, whose...
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    Pradeep replied to a thread New zooms in Sony
    The 16-35 for me definitely. Since my original f4 version was stolen in Italy last year been meaning to replace it. This would be perfect, said to be...
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    Pradeep replied to a thread Sony's new camera A9 in Sony
    I haven't seen it yet, or heard of it. It would be a very cramped situation especially if you were in it while the vehicle was moving. In Botswana,...
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    Pradeep replied to a thread Sony's new camera A9 in Sony
    Howard, I agree with you completely. By the same token a huge 600mm f4 lens when extended outside the vehicle by somebody sitting inside almost...
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    Pradeep replied to a thread Sony's new camera A9 in Sony
    OK, so this is what I am trying to do. First a little background. Usually when we do wildlife safaris in Africa we are in a vehicle and depending...
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    Pradeep replied to a thread Sony's new camera A9 in Sony
    BTW, I just heard back from Nick Didlick. I had emailed him about the Derby shoot and he very kindly responded by saying that he did use wired...
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    Pradeep replied to a thread Sony's new camera A9 in Sony
    Vivek, I may be wrong, but I think the propeller on this plane is actually slightly curved and not straight. On battery life. I just did a shoot...
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    Pradeep replied to a thread Sony's new camera A9 in Sony
    I just looked at the photos of Nick Didlick on the Derby shoot. He has all six of his cameras connected to Power Wizard PTMM cables. So there must be...
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    Pradeep replied to a thread Sony's new camera A9 in Sony
    Thanks K-H. This is intriguing, but would probably not work with the new A-9 as the battery grips have to be different owing to the different battery...
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    2 Weeks Ago
    Pradeep replied to a thread Sony's new camera A9 in Sony
    Tre, the IR remote requires you to be in front of the camera and it only works within a short distance. There is a remote trigger for Canon that...
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    2 Weeks Ago
    Pradeep replied to a thread Sony's new camera A9 in Sony
    Agreed. What I was referring to is the ability to create a magical image and print it at humungous sizes with limitations of equipment. People talk...
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    Pradeep replied to a thread Sony's new camera A9 in Sony
    Hmmmmm........ I guess there is always a trade-off. However, for my needs it is good enough. I can see how for some professionals who need to...
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    Pradeep replied to a thread Sony's new camera A9 in Sony
    Wow, that Derby shoot is mighty impressive! Thanks Tre. It means that the new camera is in production and available, although perhaps only to...
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    Pradeep replied to a thread Sony's new camera A9 in Sony
    Agree completely. I think for purely street photography the A9 is probably overkill, the 35mm of the Rx1R2 is the perfect FL and it is fast...
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    Pradeep replied to a thread Sony's new camera A9 in Sony
    Thanks Seb. Feeling a bit better about my decision now. For me the key is AF accuracy/speed and frame rate. Still have the A7RII for slow work (gosh,...
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    Pradeep replied to a thread Sony's new camera A9 in Sony
    Yes, I thought about it, but then decided to throw my lot in with Sony. I've been using just the A7RII for all my landscape work. Did a...
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    Pradeep replied to a thread Sony's new camera A9 in Sony
    Folks, I have put my money where my mouth is. Ordered the A9 last week. Sold my 1DX MkII yesterday. Now I am committed. Will see how this plays out....
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    Pradeep replied to a thread Sony's new camera A9 in Sony
    Absolutely, one of the most annoying things with the system. Got to a point where I had to assign a custom button to disable EVF every time I wanted...
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    4 Weeks Ago
    Pradeep replied to a thread Sony's new camera A9 in Sony
    Smith does talk a little about using it with the 70-200 and 100-400GM lenses, there is a picture with eye AF enabled at 400mm, closest focusing...
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    Pradeep replied to a thread Sony's new camera A9 in Sony
    Here's another one, now with images, from Brian Smith. Gives it a big thumbs up. However, he does say at the end that if you are looking for High ISO...
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