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Re: Nex cameras
« Reply #45 on: April 18, 2011, 09:59:00 PM »
Congrats to your purchase Rob. I agree with your findings. It takes some time to get used to, but it does deliver the best quality that I have ever seen from a "compact" camera.
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Re: Nex cameras
« Reply #46 on: May 22, 2011, 08:21:13 AM »
Here are a few images taken on my recent trip to Seville & Granada.  Taken with the Nex5 and 18-55, shot in RAW, processed in DXO and converted to Mono in Elements 8:








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Re: Nex cameras
« Reply #47 on: May 22, 2011, 08:27:27 AM »
Very nice images, I grew up in Granada as a child, well more specifically a little village called Huetor Vega.
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Those images are great would love to see more
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Re: Nex cameras
« Reply #48 on: May 22, 2011, 08:28:20 AM »
And a couple more:





I'm very impressed with the quality from this camera as well as its unobtrusiveness for these type of shots.  I've ordered the A-mount adaptor, and can't wait to try the Nex with my recently acquired 135 STF - should be fun!  The only down-side is the lack of IBIS, so I'll need to use a monopod/tripod I think.

Watch this space!!  :-D

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Re: Nex cameras
« Reply #49 on: July 09, 2011, 01:29:42 PM »
Got a NEX to A mount adaptor, updated the firmware and mounted the 70300 G lens. Wow... test shots from our house window came out good. Would take it out sometime and post some pics.

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Re: Nex cameras
« Reply #50 on: July 09, 2011, 05:22:12 PM »
Have you tried out the new "peaking" function? I have a Nikon adapter and it makes using these manual lenses so easy!
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Re: Nex cameras
« Reply #51 on: July 09, 2011, 05:42:17 PM »
NEX is primarly my wife's camera. Even she has not been getting time to 'learn' it fully. I haven't tried out much in that excpet I use it on A mode.

BTW what is this 'peaking' function.
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Re: Nex cameras
« Reply #52 on: July 09, 2011, 05:54:07 PM »
Ah, sorry. In the latest firmware, you can enable a "peaking" highlight of in-focus edges. So, for manual lenses (like the Nikon 24mm I use) I don't have to rely on the focus assist magnification to ensure i've got the focus right. As I adjust the focus, the NEX highlights the in-focus edges with a White (or red/yellow) border.

It's very useful when the subject is moving and focus assist isn't much use. I'm sure there was a YouTube video but I might make my own tonight
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