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Some street photography images taken with the Sony 50mm f1.8 on Sony a6000

Discussion in 'Sony Alpha E-Mount Lenses' started by Gary Alan Box, Oct 3, 2015.

  1. Gary Alan Box

    Gary Alan Box TalkEmount Regular

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    Oct 3, 2015
    Northampton
    Gary Alan Box
    As the post title says I thought I would share some images taken using the Sony 50mm f1.8. I bought the lens used and really like it's optical quality, bokeh and price.

    Hope you like the images.
    Gary
    _DSC9742. _DSC9737. _DSC3168.
     
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  2. addieleman

    addieleman Passionate amateur

    Nov 13, 2012
    Netherlands
    Ad Dieleman
    Great stuff!
     
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  3. chalkdust

    chalkdust TalkEmount Veteran

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    Sep 25, 2015
    Bert Cheney
    I tried to choose my favorite and merely confused myself. These are all great, for different reasons. Really fine work!

    #2 says it well, "everything is awesome."
     
  4. Gary Alan Box

    Gary Alan Box TalkEmount Regular

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    Oct 3, 2015
    Northampton
    Gary Alan Box
    Thanks
     
  5. davect01

    davect01 Super Moderator

    Aug 20, 2011
    Fountain Hills, AZ
    Dave
    Very nice street shots.
     
  6. Gary Alan Box

    Gary Alan Box TalkEmount Regular

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    Oct 3, 2015
    Northampton
    Gary Alan Box
    I find the 50mm a good street lens. I usually shoot from the hip using the LCD pointing up towards my eyes. Settings used are continuous AF, 11 fps and aperture usually around f2.2. I try not to be noticed so that the subject continues to behave naturally for the best result.
     
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  7. NickCyprus

    NickCyprus Super Moderator

    Oct 11, 2012
    Cyprus
    Nick
    Agree!
     
  8. riskinstrument

    riskinstrument TalkEmount Regular

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    Nov 20, 2014
    Dallas, Texas.
    DSC03099_1.JPG Wife gave me this lens for our anniversary Friday. Love it. DSC03098_1.JPG
     
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  9. fractal

    fractal TalkEmount All-Pro

    Jun 17, 2014
    Southeastern PA
    Chris
    Nice shot - also one of my favorite lenses.
     
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  10. pbizarro

    pbizarro TalkEmount Veteran

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    Nov 24, 2014
    Portugal
    I like #1, for their 3 different expressions.
     
  11. riskinstrument

    riskinstrument TalkEmount Regular

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    Nov 20, 2014
    Dallas, Texas.
    Really starting to love this lens.
    The bokeh of this lens is just beautiful.
     
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  12. fractal

    fractal TalkEmount All-Pro

    Jun 17, 2014
    Southeastern PA
    Chris
    Some trivia - the SEL 50mm 1.8 was the world's first stabilized 50mm 1.8.
     
  13. riskinstrument

    riskinstrument TalkEmount Regular

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    Nov 20, 2014
    Dallas, Texas.
    Didn't know that. Haven't tried it on my A7ii yet.
    Not real fast, but really nice.