Bracketing tools

Discussion in 'Sony Alpha E-Mount Cameras' started by alaios, Sep 25, 2014.

  1. alaios

    alaios TalkEmount All-Pro

    Jan 11, 2013
    Hi all,
    which of the nex alpha cameras can be used as real bracketing tools? My nex camera in bracketing mode only takes three shots with 0.7 ev which is very limiting. I can still shoot hdr with 6 shots but this only gives jpeg files and not raw files that I can process my self.

    At the same time my body does not allow any remote control and thus even if I use a tripo for doing the bracketing shoots manually, I would always introduce movement as I try to change the shutter speed....

    What d we have in the arsenal?

  2. unlo

    unlo Sony ******

    Jan 19, 2014
    Which body do you have exactly?
  3. WestOkid

    WestOkid TalkEmount All-Pro Subscribing Member

    Jan 25, 2014
    New Jersey, USA
    A don't know which body you have, but my 5T will allow for +/- 2.0 EV auto bracketing. You are still limited to 3 exposures automatically. You are correct about the remote control if you are using and IR remote. As for your point about movement with manual adjustments, I would say if you are using a stable tripod, making ev adjustments should not cause significant movement. At least none that cannot be handled by your bracketing software. If this really is an issue, and you have a smartphone or tablet, you can install the Sony remote app. That app will allow you to change camera settings and fire the shutter without going near the camera.
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  4. alaios

    alaios TalkEmount All-Pro

    Jan 11, 2013
    thanks for the answer. So the solution seems to be then the remote app.
  5. mattia

    mattia TalkEmount Regular

    Dec 13, 2013

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