Guest post: Dierk Topp: first experiences with the Sony A7r

This is the A7R with the 17mm TS-E on Metabones smart adapter Mark III:
for me the ideal combination of one of the best sensors and the widest tilt/shift lens for shooting architecture!
(this shot was taken with the Micro Nikkor 85mm/2.8 PC tilt/shift lens with Metabones adapter on the NEX-6, lens tilted for correct focus plane)

I decided to order the A7R, because I love big prints. For example this week I got 4 canvas prints of together 8 square meters, all stitched images from the NEX-6.
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Sony A7r, long term performer or front runner?

My report that the Sony A7r and 55mm f1.8 Zeiss combo is capable to focus faster -in good light- then my Nikon D800e/Nikkor 50mm 1.4 caused quite a stirr :) Let me say it again, in good light, the A7r/55mm combo is faster then the D800e/50mm 1.4 combo, I have used the Nikon d800e/50mm 1.4 on enough professional shoots to assure you I wasn’t drunk when I wrote that. This of course doesn’t mean that the A7r has better af then the Nikon D800e. More after the break

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