Sony A7R as Leica M Camera at LeicaPlace.com

Discussion in 'Open Discussion' started by Amin Sabet, Dec 23, 2013.

  1. Amin Sabet

    Amin Sabet Administrator

    Aug 6, 2011
    I posted some thoughts about using the Sony A7R as a Leica M camera over at LeicaPlace.com. Overall I find it to be an enjoyable camera to use with M lenses, but those shooting wide landscapes and looking for sharp edges would probably feel differently.

    I should have the Sony Zeiss 35/2.8 and 55/1.8 soon. Looking forward to putting them through their paces!
     
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  2. serhan

    serhan TalkEmount All-Pro

    Aug 27, 2011
    NYC
    Thanks Amin for the comparison.

    Roger at lensrentals has got 2 good articles also which has some comparisons of fe35mm:
    http://www.lensrentals.com/blog/2013/12/a-bit-of-a7r-sanity
    http://www.lensrentals.com/blog/2013/12/sony-a7r-a-rising-tide-lifts-all-the-boats

     
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  3. Jefenator

    Jefenator TalkEmount Top Veteran Subscribing Member

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    Nov 23, 2012
    Oregon, USA
    Jeff
    TFS, and, nice shots! :)

    I am now glad I wound up with some Leica R-series lenses (from their defunct SLR line) instead of M! I don't think I've encountered any compatibility issues yet. They are, however, very large and heavy - especially the 35mm! Even the 50mm makes my A7 feel more like a SLR than a rangefinder.
     
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