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Premiering my 55-210mm f/4.5-6.3 Telephoto Lens ;)

Discussion in 'Sony Alpha E-Mount Lenses' started by freddytto, May 4, 2012.

  1. freddytto

    freddytto TalkEmount All-Pro

    Dec 2, 2011
    Puebla, Mexico
    This lens auto-focuses almost silently, which is typical of the NEX focusing motor design. Focusing seems quite accurate at all focal lengths, and reasonable quick in good light. Like all NEX's lenses so far, it's build solidly, has a relatively smooth zoom and manual focus action, along with a nearly silent auto-focus motor which is great for keeping focus noise out of movies. You'll also notice the 'OSS' or optical SteadyShot built into the lens. In-lens image stabilization is important as NEX camera bodies do not have sensor shift stabilization like the DSLRs and SLTs have. During my use, the OSS system worked very well in controlling camera shake, and Sony claims it has a 4 stop advantage over a non-stabilized lens of the same length. The specs for this lens says there are two aspherical, and two 'ED' elements used in the construction of the lens.

    i share some photos...

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/freddy_007/7143715103/" title="DSC05108 by Freddytto Robles, on Flickr"> 7143715103_ed37ff8e5f_b. "1000" height="664" alt="DSC05108"></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/freddy_007/7143714837/" title="DSC05154 by Freddytto Robles, on Flickr"> 7143714837_b838456b6f_b. "1000" height="664" alt="DSC05154"></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/freddy_007/6997628934/" title="DSC05127 by Freddytto Robles, on Flickr"> 6997628934_7e84f9e9e7_b. "1000" height="664" alt="DSC05127"></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/freddy_007/7143715031/" title="DSC05130 by Freddytto Robles, on Flickr"> 7143715031_286a647272_b. "1000" height="664" alt="DSC05130"></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/freddy_007/6997628702/" title="DSC05198 by Freddytto Robles, on Flickr"> 6997628702_0236c36476_b. "1000" height="667" alt="DSC05198"></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/freddy_007/6997628812/" title="DSC05163 by Freddytto Robles, on Flickr"> 6997628812_82f0f00f6b_b. "1000" height="667" alt="DSC05163"></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/freddy_007/6997628752/" title="DSC05180 by Freddytto Robles, on Flickr"> 6997628752_518cf27d3e_b. "1000" height="664" alt="DSC05180"></a>
  2. Dioptrick

    Dioptrick TalkEmount All-Pro

    Feb 4, 2012
    New Zealand
    Great lens this SEL55-210!!! If the quality of it's OSS provides a 4 stop advantage, that lens would therefore be a hypothetical equivalent of roughly an f1.4-2.8 tele-zoom lens (meaning since you would be able to shoot at lower than normal speeds with no camera shake)!

    Anyway, lens aside... I am a fan of your work! Love this entire set - especially the close up of the sparrow. The soap-bubble in city streets is just brilliant!! The bubble juxtaposed in front of the white pedestrian lane stripes makes it look like a speeding-bubble (whoooooosh!) :) 

  3. serhan

    serhan TalkEmount All-Pro

    Aug 27, 2011
    Well done, beautiful photos.
  4. lapdog99

    lapdog99 TalkEmount Veteran

    Sep 3, 2011
    Loved this set as well. Lens looks great. You would disable OSS on a tripod, yes?
  5. freddytto

    freddytto TalkEmount All-Pro

    Dec 2, 2011
    Puebla, Mexico
    thank you very much mate, I appreciate your comments, I am very happy with this zoom is really good .... I hope to share more pictures in the week

    i like your spañish buddy, that's good learn other languaje too....
  6. Bolampau

    Bolampau TalkEmount Veteran

    Apr 22, 2012
    Lincolnshire, England
    Hi Freddytto,
    great set of shots! They're so good, you've made me very keen to have a second look at buying the 55-210mm lens!!!

    Silly question, but how did you manage the soap-bubble?
  7. DjordjeJ

    DjordjeJ TalkEmount Rookie

    Jan 13, 2012
    Belgrade, Serbia
    Excellent shots. I am not a big fan of 55-200 type lens, but they are usally very nice (like Nikon 55-200VR for instance). I might consider this lens in future.
  8. Bimjo

    Bimjo Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Oct 28, 2011
    Washington State
    Nice display of the capabilities of the 55-210 Freddy, these really show the range of the lens.

    Nice grab on the bubble. ;) 
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