Model of the day: Anya: 135mm on Sigma MC 11

shot wide open with the insanely sharp Canon 135mm f2 in AF-C mode using the Sigma MC 11 adapter (firmware 1.0). I haven’t installed 1.01 which might disable AF-C on Canon lenses. So far I love this combo. As a big fan of fast 135mm lenses, using the Zeiss 135mm 1.8 via LA EA4 adapter was a bit frustrating, the phase detect window on the Sony covers a larger area which makes it much easier to work with, especially when shooting vertical, it focuses very fast, just slightly slower then on a native Canon body and is dead on every time.
There are times when AF doesn’t respond, usually when switching from close ups to distant objects. The best workaround is to simply turn the focus ring to the approximate distance of your subject and let af do the rest. I will be using this combo until we see a native lens….

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Sony A6300, a mini A7rII? First two days

a few bts from this morning, Millie’s neighborhood dance series, tap dancing in Time Square, shot with the A6300 on the Nebula 4000

I am currently shooting most of my pro work -catalogs, look books, product shots and video- with two Sony A7rII’s. So how does the A6300 fit in? Is it a serious tool, can it hang with the best and perhaps even add something?

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