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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: New Orleans, LA, USA January 22, 2020
    JT,Something like this? I am learning the art of seeing it through someone else's perspective and cross reference it with mine to evolvemy own. So I am not taking any offense to your input and it is a learning process for me. It does not mean I like the changes, it meansthat someone else likes […]
  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: New Orleans, LA, USA January 22, 2020
    Hey Sury, good effort. I keep scrolling back to the first image for comparison (which I believe has the best exposure of them all). Maybe just take a little off the top end and you have it. Of course, this is only my opinion.Statistics: Posted by jbtaylor — Wed Jan 22, 2020 6:48 pm
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    Another Plantation Home. Beautiful Architecture. But history prevents you from enjoying it completely.Inside of Preservation Hall. They do not permit photographing live events, unfortunately.// settling in.Statistics: Posted by sury — Wed Jan 22, 2020 6:21 pm
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    JT,I see what you mean. Here is another attempt keeping in mind the tonal range I need to preserve.Thanks for input and creating teachable moments. Too bright? Statistics: Posted by sury — Wed Jan 22, 2020 5:33 pm
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Sony FE Macro 50mm f/2.8 – only $500

Sony has just announced yet another 50mm, and this time it’s different – a truly affordable 50mm 1:1 macro, only $500 US. We reckon this will become the most popular standard 50mm lens by far, even more so than the budget 50mm f/1.8. Now you can photograph your food properly at last!

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The best 50mm for A7RII

After testing the Sony Carl Zeiss 55mm f/1.8 FE in 2014, I was less than impressed. I may have had a decentred example (it happened to dPreview and at least one photographer I trust to know his lens performance expectations). It was, certainly, pin-sharp on a test chart or a brick wall but the moment . . . → Read More: The best 50mm for A7RII