【器材測試】16-105與50 1.4的微距能力

買了新耳機總是想要拍幾張有「質感」的照片。XD
雖然MDR-1R是大半隻塑膠,但是SONY特有的「金屬材質塑膠」也是很有質感的。XDDDD
主要還是想測試下16-105和50 1.4的微距能力,以及A700的微距對焦能力。
以前的18-55小鏡頭微距能力很不錯,18-250就不怎麼樣。
雖然曾經有想過買50 Macro,但現在這隻50 1.4既然已經陰差陽錯地在我手上了,就應該好好利用一下,不要再浪費錢在相同焦段上了。XD

以下照片由A700提供支援~

點擊小圖可以看到大圖喔~^ ^

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16-105的90mm端,ISO200
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An Old/New Camera

This article was originally supposed only to be my journal. But I then decided to post it here.

    An Old/New Camera

Written on 22 Feb. 2013

I was using SONY A550, a DSLR camera that was released at Q3 2009. I bought this camera in February 2010, precisely, 16 Feb. 2010. So I’ve been using this camera for exactly 3 years and 6 days.

Early as 2 years ago, I’d been planning to upgrade my camera. The A550 is an entry-level model. Though called “advanced entry-level”, it is still entry-level. As I enhanced my photography skills, I could gradually sense that this camera can no longer meet my growing standards.

It’s a good camera. I mean, at that time it has above par performance and reasonable price. And some features, like dual live view, 7 fps continuous shooting speed, gave it once a big advantage over its opponents——the entry-level DSLRs of Nikon and Canon. However the entry-level is such a thing, that as you do better over time, you will always find a reason to upgrade from it. It is just as the saying goes: Every photographer is a prodigal. The only thing that differs is how you persuade yourself to spend more money.

At that time such an upgrade seemed to be unrealistic. My only possible choice in the same system was SONY A700, an old mid-range camera that was released at Q3 2007, which stopped production just before A550 came out (The mid-range area of SONY was then left blank for more than two entire years until A77 was released. It’s really a strange strategy for a DSLR manufacturer). This means I could not get a brand new A700. But more importantly, I could not spend so much money in such a short period. I spent around 50 thousand NTD on my A550&lenses. And an A700 body, if brand new, will cost another 30 thousand, which was unacceptable.

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