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ericdraven wrote:
Dec 19th, 2018 6:02 pm
So I've seen a lot of Youtube Reviews on the 85mm for Sony E Mount...

Which version do people have here or want?
Maybe this will help, if you haven't seen it yet.

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ericdraven wrote:
Dec 13th, 2018 11:36 am
After using Fujifilm for years from X100 / X100S / X-E1 / X-E2 / X-T2 to X-T3

Sony A7III

What a Game Changer!

Seriously...
Seriously? Your Fuji pics were already great! lol! Your work was one reason why I was considering making the move to Fuji (from a6500)!

How has Sony been better for you?
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twitchyzero wrote:
Oct 26th, 2018 5:16 pm
4/16-70 Zony...can't recommend this one enough for crop bodies
very versatile to the point i feel bad my superior Japan-built primes like the 1.8/24 Zony and 2.8/12 Zeiss are collecting dust
yes it's not cheap
I really like this lens also - it's my walk around - but it doesn't get much love from reviewers. For this reason, I'd buy it used: you can pick one up for less than $700.
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milhaus wrote:
Dec 20th, 2018 11:10 am
I really like this lens also - it's my walk around - but it doesn't get much love from reviewers. For this reason, I'd buy it used: you can pick one up for less than $700.
I keep reading reviews that the 16-70 is not that much better than the 18-135, and the latter can be had for cheaper. It's so hard to decide on an all-around zoom lens on the Sony APSC side - there's so much overlap and none of the lenses are very distinguishable from each other. I'm trying to figure out if I should just bite on the 18-135 for $550 and pair it with a 35mm prime.
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the 18-135 is newer by 4-5 years...supposedly sharper but that's a wide FL range meaning less consistency, kinda jack of all trades master at none type of deal? great size and weight for it that's for sure

if the price delta is only $200 for a constant aperture Zeiss-design, I'd probably still pick the 16-70 as the focal length is a real sweet spot for travel shots and consistent from wide to telephoto
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poorwingman wrote:
Dec 20th, 2018 9:34 am
Seriously? Your Fuji pics were already great! lol! Your work was one reason why I was considering making the move to Fuji (from a6500)!

How has Sony been better for you?
Hey Thanks!

For what I do yes... Sony is a Game Changer!

Between Fujifilm and Sony... 2 great systems... They are tools and it all depends on what your needs are...

For me it was enough to get rid of everything Fujifilm to go to Sony...

Again it all depends on what you shoot and what your needs are...

:)
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any recs for rental places that offer sony telephotos for wildlife with insurance?

not wanting to adapt

doing a safari
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ericdraven wrote:
Dec 13th, 2018 11:36 am
After using Fujifilm for years from X100 / X100S / X-E1 / X-E2 / X-T2 to X-T3

Sony A7III

What a Game Changer!

Seriously...

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I'm 90% switching to the a7iii from a6000.
Gonna be getting rid of my sigma 30 mm f1.4, Zeiss 16-70 f4.

What are some comparable lenses for full frame?
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some very obvious choices for your sensor step-up

siggy Art 1.4/50
sony G 4/24-105

if you're like me and carry your gear around, you're gonna wish you stuck to those smaller lenses/body though...esp without going up in pixel count (a7R iii)
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twitchyzero wrote:
Dec 27th, 2018 1:13 am
some very obvious choices for your sensor step-up

siggy Art 1.4/50
sony G 4/24-105

if you're like me and carry your gear around, you're gonna wish you stuck to those smaller lenses/body though...esp without going up in pixel count (a7R iii)
Tamron 28-75mm
Sony Zeiss 55mm
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i have the zony 55 and have used the sigma 1.4/30 crop often

the 10mm FL difference is quite drastic

i would only recommend the 55 if you're comfortable with that FL, it's quite tight
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twitchyzero wrote:
Dec 27th, 2018 10:01 pm
i have the zony 55 and have used the sigma 1.4/30 crop often

the 10mm FL difference is quite drastic

i would only recommend the 55 if you're comfortable with that FL, it's quite tight
Doesn't the sigma on a7iii bother you?
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kevwo wrote:
Dec 27th, 2018 10:38 pm
Doesn't the sigma on a7iii bother you?
i meant on a crop body = 45mm in FF equiv, which feels quite a lot wider than 55mm
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I have a 50mm SEL that I never use on my crop body for this reason. I can't ever fit anything in! I also have the sigma 30mm so prefer this even though it's a bit bigger as it's also faster.

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