Monthly Archives: September 2013

5 years birthday, courtesy of NEX 7

Sept 28th, Marla turns 5 Kids’ birthday parties are all the rage in our neighborhood. A bunch of indoor play halls with loads of inflatable structures and other kiddy games have opened these past few years around here, and they … Continue reading

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The mighty Sony 50 1.4

via LA-EA2 adapter on NEX7 I know the SEL50/1.8 OSS is a very well reputed lens for the NEX system. I did briefly own it myself, and I can only testify it delivers excellent IQ. However, my copy went presto … Continue reading

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Honing skills (and some thoughts on the Sony 50 1.4)

Our daughter’s riding coach, and friend. Luck had it that I got my Sony 50 1.4 delivered in time to take to the stables yesterday. Just in time for the kids’ weekly lesson (Marla actually does get to go twice … Continue reading

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The most exciting photographing moment. Ever.

Today I got to shoot again the lovely blong teenage (hardly, she actually is… 12, as mind boggling as it seems) girl you saw a couple of posts ago. Yes, this beauty. Emilie and I had just met and not … Continue reading

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Fall is on the way. Get ready to get bored

This morning I took advantage of the glorious weather to go out for a run. I try to do so three times a week but sometimes the weather truly interferes. Today was just gorgeous, blue skies, perfect temperature (bordering on … Continue reading

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Flash haters

Available light sure is fine Lots of hobbyists will tell you how much better natural light is, how horrible flash is, how “impure”. That’s just a bunch of crap. The truth is that most available light fanatics are just plain … Continue reading

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…. but sometimes it’s the lens

Yeah, it may not be the camera indeed, but lenses do play a huge role in our photographic success (of failure, for that matter). I took my kid, my dog, and the Sony 50 1.8 DT horseriding today In my … Continue reading

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A (almost) pictureless post : thoughts on NEX UI

UI for User Interface. Unless one loves NEX cameras, it is easy to fall in the group of people who hate them. Despite being a rather popular system NEX has not avoided harsh, and often justified criticism. Main griefs are … Continue reading

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My Sony 50 1.8 DT hands-on impressions

Earlier this summer I briefly owned and tried some Sony SLT cameras. Sony was not an historic camera maker. They made compact cameras but had no photographic culture or background to speak of in the SLR world. When the decided … Continue reading

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LA-EA2 review Part IV – with Sony 16-50 2.8 SSM

  That title sucks. It should be : We had a blast at the stables yesterday ! We indeed had insane fun during the girls’ lessons. Gwen, our coach, had decided to bring in a little humor in the shape … Continue reading

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