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SAL70300G on Nex-7 via LA-EA2

Discussion in 'Adapted Lenses' started by starmite, Apr 22, 2014.

  1. starmite

    starmite TalkEmount Regular

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    Dec 20, 2012
    I enjoy taking photos of birds and to assist with that, recently purchased up a used SAL70300G in pristine condition. It arrived this evening, so what better way to check it out than mate it up to the LA-EA2 and fire away at one of the stunning bluebirds that have nested in our backyard.
     

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  2. WestOkid

    WestOkid TalkEmount All-Pro

    Jan 25, 2014
    New Jersey, USA
    Gary
    Looking good. Great clarity!

    I had the LA_EA2 and the 55-300, but the combo didn't work for me. That lack of stabilization combined with the narrow aperture gave me more frustration than enjoyment whenever I shot handheld :frown:
     
  3. Bimjo

    Bimjo Super Moderator

    Oct 28, 2011
    Washington State
    Jim
    Hard not to like those results. :)
     
  4. NickCyprus

    NickCyprus Super Moderator

    Oct 11, 2012
    Cyprus
    Nick
    Excellent result really!!!
     
  5. starmite

    starmite TalkEmount Regular

    40
    Dec 20, 2012
    Thanks for the feedback. Obviously, it's a fairly large lens to mount on a Nex-7, but it certainly can be used handheld, and the optical quality of the lens is very high (according to the various test reports I read before buying it). So far, I am super happy with it, but have a lot more practice and experimentation to do before I'm able to take full advantage of its capabilities.