Tag Archives: NEX 7

And my winner is…

The mighty NEX 7 My previous post today was titled “either, or”. Well, you guessed it. Don’t get me wrong, the A6000 is a gearhead’s wet dream. I’m compact, solid, smart, and means business like no other. The AF performance … Continue reading

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Less noise, please !

As you might remember I took the D90 to the stables today. With the 50/1.8 AF-S mounted. I’ll cut to the chase and tell you right away then despite the wide aperture, I have to shoot at 3200 (2000 at … Continue reading

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When you only have a hammer

…they say, everything looks like a nail. NEX 7 with LA-EA2 and Minolta 70-210/3.5-4.5 What does this hammer thing have to do with anything ? Well, I think I caught myself loving mirrorless in general, and the NEX 7 in … 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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A little song and dance with the 16-50 2.8 SSM

A short break in my LA-EA2 review. I shot the 16-50 2.8 SSM a bit today. Having received the lens yesterday, I had a few moments of clarity. 1) 16-50 is NOT the range I need. It’s way too wide … Continue reading

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LA-EA2 rolling review – Part III

My original plan was to shoot Marla’s next riding session on Wednesday, with the NEX 7, LA-A2, and Sony 16-50/2.8 SSM. I was supposed to get the lens this morning. But my daughter is so keen on riding these days … Continue reading

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LA-EA2 review part II – some indoor samples

Tonight I put my LA-EA2 adapter through a pretty rough test : shooting indoor in my very dim living room. It truly is a nightmare for any camera. Dark, dark, darker, zipping kid and dog. Awful. I had the Minolta … Continue reading

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