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    Fun with the A7ii

    Hi there. I know there is a combined A7 fun thread, but I always think it's good to have a separate thread for the first few weeks. Hopefully this can then be merged with the main thread after a while.

    I picked my camera up just before it got dark. Hoping for some brightness this weekend!





    Both with the 24-70 FE zoom
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    Re: Fun with the A7ii

    Yours comes with a 30 day money back for return privilege?

    Enjoy while you have it!
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    Re: Fun with the A7ii

    No Vivek. WEX have a restocking charge. I'm kind of committed this time

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    My first two marriages involved restocking charges...I still made the switch.
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    Re: Fun with the A7ii

    Quote Originally Posted by nostatic View Post
    My first two marriages involved restocking charges...I still made the switch.
    Well, it's always possible. One incentive was that they stuck to the £1299 that they had on the website in the first instance (now it's £1599).

    Still, It was the missing IBIS I moaned about with the A7 - nothing wrong with the image quality, so if it works I should be good.

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    Jono -- we need lemons!!!
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    There Will Be Lemons. But not tonight. Just heading out to dinner.

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    Re: Fun with the A7ii

    Jonoslack do you find the A7ii much different from the older A7 series handling wise, IQ etc??

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    Quote Originally Posted by mazor View Post
    Jonoslack do you find the A7ii much different from the older A7 series handling wise, IQ etc??
    Take a look at the user reports

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    found it thx for the directions
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    Re: Fun with the A7ii

    Well, it was a lovely frosty morning, so we went for a good long dog walk. I took photographs and Emma did Tai Chi moves to stave off the boredom when I changed lenses.

    Exif should be intact

    Here are a few samples:


    Sony 24-70 f4 FE



    Sony 24-70 f4 FE


    Sony 24-70 f4 FE


    Leica WATE at 16mm


    Leica WATE at 16mm


    Leica 75 Summicron with macro adapter M


    Leica 75 summicron


    Sony 55 f1.8 FE


    Leica 75 Summicron with macro adapter M


    Leica 75 Summicron with macro adapter M

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    Lots of fun in the pub this afternoon with the 24-70 zoom.

















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    Re: Fun with the A7ii

    I'm at a very old restored Frank Lloyd Wright home. Now a historical home still under some renovating. My wife's girlfriend is great great grandchild and there having a girls Christmas lunch here . I grabbed the A7II and my 17/24 Canon TSE. I'm just playing around shooting it and will post some images later. Here is a quick iPhone image
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    Re: Fun with the A7ii

    Quote Originally Posted by Guy Mancuso View Post
    I'm at a very old restored Frank Lloyd Wright home. Now a historical home still under some renovating. My wife's girlfriend is great great grandchild and there having a girls Christmas lunch here . I grabbed the A7II and my 17/24 Canon TSE. I'm just playing around shooting it and will post some images later. Here is a quick iPhone image
    Wonderful house - lovely
    Look forward to your post - we need more pictures here!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jonoslack View Post
    Well, it was a lovely frosty morning, so we went for a good long dog walk. I took photographs and Emma did Tai Chi moves to stave off the boredom when I changed lenses.

    Exif should be intact

    Here are a few samples:


    Sony 24-70 f4 FE



    Sony 24-70 f4 FE


    Sony 24-70 f4 FE


    Leica WATE at 16mm


    Leica WATE at 16mm


    Leica 75 Summicron with macro adapter M


    Leica 75 summicron


    Sony 55 f1.8 FE


    Leica 75 Summicron with macro adapter M


    Leica 75 Summicron with macro adapter M
    Wow tree porn with the FE55 (n.8) or is just the way my mind works!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Viramati View Post
    Wow tree porn with the FE55 (n.8) or is just the way my mind works!!
    Well David
    I'm bound to say that you have a dirty mind. But you aren't alone!

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    Re: Fun with the A7ii

    Hey - anyone else joining in here?

    Anyway - here's three from today (and no David - this time it's clean)


    Chillies with the 60 mm macro elmarit R


    Silver Birch with the 24-70 zoom


    Berries and drops with the 24-70

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    Funny business in your neck of the woods, must be an other Jono tree ...
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    Re: Fun with the A7ii

    with 16-35


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    Quote Originally Posted by jonoslack View Post
    Hey - anyone else joining in here?

    Anyway - here's three from today (and no David - this time it's clean)


    Chillies with the 60 mm macro elmarit R


    Silver Birch with the 24-70 zoom


    Berries and drops with the 24-70
    Great shots. Well that 24-70 certainly has a way of seeing things!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Viramati View Post
    Great shots. Well that 24-70 certainly has a way of seeing things!!
    Thank you David - indeed, it seems to have a built in dirty mind
    I'm finding it very hard to resist that 16-35 - is it as good as it looks?

    Dawn this morning with the Leica 35-70 f4 R lens (lovely neat small lens with great macro button . . . )




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    Lone Tree on the way to work.

    These two are with the 24-70 zoom





    oops - just noticed - mucky sensor

    Let's hope it doesn't de-laminate like a glass bottomed boat when I clean it!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jonoslack View Post
    Thank you David - indeed, it seems to have a built in dirty mind
    I'm finding it very hard to resist that 16-35 - is it as good as it looks?

    Dawn this morning with the Leica 35-70 f4 R lens (lovely neat small lens with great macro button . . . )



    So far the 16-35 is looking very good. Will it compete though with the WATE on the leica M? Will have to do more testing

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    With 16-35 at f4



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    Could be my eye, but the corners look quite good.

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    Yes so far so good though I do sometimes see some softness on extreme lower left but this may just be field curvature. really to soon to tell unless I go through a whole range on brick wall shots

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    http://hodad66.com Sony A7r,A7II, Sony 70-300G, Rokinon 14/2.8, Leitz Wetzler 35/3.5, Leica R Summicron 50/2 & Elmarit 90mm/2.8, Contax N 24-85 & 70--200mm AND Canon FD 20/2.8, 135/2, 500mm 4.5, Minolta 35/1.8, 45mm/2, Nikon 28-50/3.5, 105/1.8, 180/2.8
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    Re: Fun with the A7ii

    hodad66

    What converter are you using for your canon lenses? Thanks.

    I have a few canon lenses I use on my 5D3.

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    Re: Fun with the A7ii

    Excellent Heron shot

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    Re: Fun with the A7ii

    Two indoor shots with the FE 55 f1.8 (what a nice lens).


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    Re: Fun with the A7ii

    Another one from downtown Dallas. A7ii, FE 24-70. There is some additional leaning to fix. (shot at 24mm) I needed 16mm.


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    Re: Fun with the A7ii

    Quote Originally Posted by mesposito View Post
    Another one from downtown Dallas. A7ii, FE 24-70. There is some additional leaning to fix. (shot at 24mm) I needed 16mm.
    Don't say things like that or I'll think I do too!
    Fortunately the WATE seems to work pretty well, and it's nice and small and very cheap as well (I paid for it 7 years ago!).

    Nice shot though.

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    Re: Fun with the A7ii

    Quote Originally Posted by jonoslack View Post
    Don't say things like that or I'll think I do too!
    Fortunately the WATE seems to work pretty well, and it's nice and small and very cheap as well (I paid for it 7 years ago!).

    Nice shot though.
    Thanks, and sorry. The original was far worse. Really bad having a skyscraper on each side :^} I would use my Cambo but that wasn't the point here. At least the 16 would have kept me further from the edges, and give room to fix.

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    What's a new camera without an obligatory cat picture?

    A7m2, FE55 F1.8

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    Re: Fun with the A7ii

    Once again, needed the 16-24. My back was leaning against a restaurant window across the street. It seems Dallas is unique in that the skyscrapers are tall, but not so tall that you can't see the tops. :^}

    No question about the IQ.

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    http://hodad66.com Sony A7r,A7II, Sony 70-300G, Rokinon 14/2.8, Leitz Wetzler 35/3.5, Leica R Summicron 50/2 & Elmarit 90mm/2.8, Contax N 24-85 & 70--200mm AND Canon FD 20/2.8, 135/2, 500mm 4.5, Minolta 35/1.8, 45mm/2, Nikon 28-50/3.5, 105/1.8, 180/2.8
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    Re: Fun with the A7ii

    (Sorry, put this in the wrong forum - taken with my Galaxy Note 4, not the A7ii. I was out shooting with the A7ii and forgot that I snapped this with my phone.)


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