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Sony a9 action sequences, surfing at the Hurley Pro 2017, Tamron 150-600

These surf photos are 10fps short sequences, shot with a Sony α9(ILCE-9), LAEA3 adapter, and a first-gen Tamron 150-600 lens. The camera settings were 1/2500th, baseiso-iso250, 600mm focal length, aperture wide open, choose “PDAF” in the camera settings. The WSL surf contest location was Trestles CA, for the Hurley Pro 2017. These are some of […]

Custom big eyecup or eyepiece for the Sony a7R

Need a better eyecup than what Sony gave us on the a7R? Try this Nikon DK-19 eyepiece, it cost $11 shipped, from a vendor on Ebay. It was difficult to stretch over the Sony factory eyecup, but hopefully that means that it won’t come off. Thanks to le_alain on dpreview.com, for the tip. He’s been […]

Sony a7R preflash and shutter delay measurements

As a photographer, one of the worst things that you can do is to take a picture of someone who has their eyes closed. That is often caused by the preflash of your flashgun, which occurs right before the main flash. The camera is using preflash to test and calculate the amount of light that […]