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General Lens performance 
Sony A7 II, fast prime, eye focus for portraits
October 10, 2017 by raypcook 

So, I decided to use my wife as a model. I’ve been watching videos of professional photographers...

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Lens performance 
How does my Sony 28-70 compare at 50mm to a couple of primes and my old Canon walk-around lens?
September 19, 2017 by raypcook 

When I bought my Sony A7 II last month it was partly to reduce the weight of kit I carry, especially,...

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Florence, from Piazzale Michelangelo
I’ve been and gone and done it – I’m mirrorless
August 23, 2017 by raypcook 

Contemplating carrying my 7D and 4 heavy lenses around Florence in 35 C heat persuaded me to make the jump...

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Vintage Cameras and Lenses 
Three lenses, a camera and an auction (4) Manfrotto Art 190 Professional Tripod
June 6, 2017 by raypcook 

Vintage Manfrotto Art 190 Professional Tripod Maybe this series of posts should be called ‘Three...

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