New Nex-6 Owner

Discussion in 'Sony Alpha E-Mount Cameras' started by Derichuk, Jan 7, 2013.

  1. Derichuk

    Derichuk TalkEmount Regular

    Dec 5, 2012
    Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    I finally got on the computer and played with some images. I think I may have bitten off more than I can chew: learning the Nex-6, Flickr, LR4, and shooting only Raw images. I have not really dabbled in photography for ten years so I feel very rusty. Now I have adjusted these photos in LR4 for exposure and such but none of them have been cropped; I am of the belief that a photograph should be framed properly with the camera.

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    Sigma 30mm 2.8 at f2.8

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    Sigma 30mm 2.8 at f4.5 with Flash

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    Sigma 30mm 2.8 at f2.8 with Flash

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    Nikkor 85mm 1.8d at unkown aperture in the Camera Store as I tested out the Novoflex adapter.

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    Nikkor 50mm 1.8d at f8

    Hope you enjoy, and thanks for having such a great Nex community! :) 
  2. freddytto

    freddytto TalkEmount All-Pro

    Dec 2, 2011
    Puebla, Mexico
    Congrats for the nex 6, beautiful photographs, enjoy the group
  3. NickCyprus

    NickCyprus Super Moderator

    Oct 11, 2012
    Some nice shots here!!! Congrats on the purchase ;) 
  4. Phoenix

    Phoenix TalkEmount Top Veteran

    Aug 25, 2011
    Melbourne, Australia
    Phoenix Gonzales
    Love the photo of the cute kid having a munch :D 
  5. nianys

    nianys TalkEmount All-Pro

    Aug 23, 2012
    My, my, you're off to a roaring start !! I like them all very well, the kid on the phone is precious. I share your perception that proper framing is paramount, but often find myself making a slight recrop in Photoshop. OTOH I shoot only jpeg, so I guess that removes a good part of the safery net !
  6. Orange

    Orange TalkEmount Veteran

    Jan 4, 2013
    It's not Orange!

    Congrats on the new camera, you're off to a flying start!
  7. watchman64

    watchman64 New to TalkEmount

    Jan 7, 2013
    Kuching, Sarawak, MY
    Congrats on your NEX 6, isnt this camera amazing?

  8. SRHEdD

    SRHEdD TalkEmount Veteran

    Nov 25, 2012
    Viera, Florida, USA
    Welcome!! Great shots!
  9. Bimjo

    Bimjo Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Oct 28, 2011
    Washington State
    Congrats on the new camera and welcome to the forum. I'd say you really aren't all that rusty. :) 
  10. gio

    gio TalkEmount Veteran

    Sep 12, 2012
    Manchester, uk
    really nice photos, welcome to the board ,being a new member I find it quite enlightening and refreshing at times,look forward to seeing some more of your stuff.
    Don't be too hard on cropping, almost every iconic picture taken since time immemorial has been cropped, it's just another tool to be used, the same as the digital cameras, jpegs, raw image and photo editing software is, the finished product is always what the photo will be judged upon,and there are not many photos that could not be improved with a bit of cropping. good cropping is an art.
    Enjoy the board
  11. Frank Teurlings

    Frank Teurlings TalkEmount Regular

    Dec 10, 2012
    Welcome, a beautiful entry with these wonderful pictures.
  12. Bruce.B

    Bruce.B New to TalkEmount

    Sep 9, 2012
    It changes, currently Arizona
    Great shots! And I have to agree with whoever said these shots don't suggest you're all that rusty. :)  I think my favorite is your daughter taking a bite of food and the first of the 3 sunrise shots.

    Thanks for sharing these.
  13. pauliemacnz

    pauliemacnz TalkEmount Rookie

    Feb 8, 2013
    That 30mm Sigma is smokin'. Must get one once my 6 arrives!
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