Playing with the Sony A7II & 50mm M-mount lens

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Playing with the Sony A7II & 50mm M-mount lens

Post by Araner » Mon Feb 02, 2015 7:16 pm

Been so busy lately; finally had some time to post up a few pictures from my walk-abouts.

A princess in the making
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I’m flying!
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Sunday’s are made for shopping
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Just scored me some roast chicken!
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Me too!
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Make mine some grilled eel
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Fresh baked goods
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A bridge to the future
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Brother and sister
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Get on the bus, Gus
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This is how we do it
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The streets are lined with bottles of sake
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Who has more fun than us?
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Coffee, anyone?
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Inside looking out
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Lastly… be careful where you put your middle finger
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All the best,
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Post by Gene » Tue Feb 03, 2015 7:53 am

Well, full frame and mirror-less.

Really nice.

I would love a full frame camera, but the prices...just a bit too high. Except for maybe the original Canon 5D (not the Mk II or III). But the sensor is a bit dated, and most of the bodies (at less than $500) are a bit too rough.

Great shots!
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Re: Playing with the Sony A7II & 50mm M-mount lens

Post by drmoss_ca » Tue Feb 03, 2015 1:38 pm

Which 50mm, Mike? I have a Leica M adaptor for the OM-D and find it interesting to combine them. Here's the Noctilux:

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The E-M5 doesn't have focus peaking, but with magnification (and the in-body stabilisation set to come on with a half-press of the shutter) I was surprised at how easy it was to focus.

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Post by TheMonk » Tue Feb 03, 2015 2:04 pm

Beautiful pics as always, Mike.
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Re: Playing with the Sony A7II & 50mm M-mount lens

Post by Araner » Tue Feb 03, 2015 3:42 pm

Chris, this set was shot with 3 different 50mm M- mount lenses:

Voigtlander 50mm f1.1 Nokton
Zeiss 50mm f2 Planar T*
Voigtlander 50mm f1.5 Nokton

Here’s an example of the Voigtlander 50mm f1.1 Nokton
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Here’s an example of the Zeiss 50mm f2 Planar T*
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And lastly, the Voigtlander 50mm f1.5 Nokton
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I went out on 3 different days with just the camera and one of the 3 lenses. I spent each day shooting away at whatever I encountered on the walk-about and I’ve been posting the results on my Photo blog.

It’s been a lot of fun. If you’re interested the first two lens results can be seen here (the last lens results will be posted up later this week.

http://yokosukamike.blogspot.jp/

All the best,
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Post by brothers » Tue Feb 03, 2015 4:51 pm

I can't describe why, but the colors look so warm and life-like.
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Post by EL Alamein » Tue Feb 03, 2015 6:24 pm

brothers wrote:I can't describe why, but the colors look so warm and life-like.
Mike, I agree with this. Great photographs!

A lot of your shots remind me of an inner city here, except neat and clean.

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Post by Araner » Tue Feb 03, 2015 10:01 pm

EL Alamein wrote:
brothers wrote:I can't describe why, but the colors look so warm and life-like.
Mike, I agree with this. Great photographs!

A lot of your shots remind me of an inner city here, except neat and clean.

Chris
Gentlemen, thank you for the kind remarks.

As for the colors looking warm and life like, I can only attribute that to the camera. All the pictures are JPEGS that came straight out of the camera. I don't do any post production manipulation other than straighten up the crooked images.

All the best,
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Post by CMur12 » Tue Feb 03, 2015 10:08 pm

No post-processing? (How refreshing! :D ) They do indeed look very good just as they are.

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