I was in the park today shooting the flowers in UV and Insect-D-sight, but had also brought along my Sony A6000 and FE 70-200/4 OSS lens.
Hence I decided to try a few of the picture effects available through the Picture Effect+ App, which is free to download via the Playmemories App. There are a total of 13 effects: Partial colour, HC B+W, Soft focus, HDR Painting, Rich B+W, Miniature+, Watercolor, Illustration, Toy camera+, Pop colour, Posterization, Retro photo and Soft High-Key+.
I like this lens. Particularly with the Phigment Tech Leica M-E-mount adapter, as it makes the adjustment of manual focus so much easier. This lens is also very sharp wide open, with much less chromatic aberration than other F1.4 lenses I have used (Contax Zeiss 50/1.4, Sony 85/1.4 Zeiss). Continue reading Sony A7R + Leica 50mm Summilux ASPH→
I have a daughter who loves attracting birds into our back garden. She has even used her own pocket money to buy bird food for this. Her mum bought her a bird feeder for her birthday this year, and this is kept stocked up with food for the birds. Continue reading Sony A6000 remote control app→
Stowe Garden is one of the famous National Trust landscape gardens in England. It is situated in Buckingham, Buckinghamshire. This is one of the sites we like to visit as a family, where we have had a few lovely picnics. Continue reading Stowe Garden→
I have always wanted to shoot bird-in-flight, but never been successful, even with the Canon 7D and Sony A77. With the purchase of the Sony A6000, I wondered if this now be possible especially with the Sony FE 70-200/4 which has pretty fast autofocus. Continue reading Sony A6000 AF-C→
I recently returned from a trip to Perran Sands Caravan Park in Cornwall. For the trip, I packed the Sony A7R and Sony A6000, and three lenses (Sony FE 24-70/4 OSS, Sony FE 70-200/4 OSS and Sony 85/1.4 Zeiss with LA-EA4). Continue reading Perran Sands Cornwall→