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Category : Technik

26 May 2023

New addition to the family - The Sony 200-600 is now part of the family

Since I will soon be “switching” from nature photography to nature filming, I was looking for an ideal lens and the first thing that came to mind was the Sony 200-600. Almost borderline for photography, since the F5.6/6.3 is not really bright, but for filming in connection with the Sony FX6, this lens should be very useful, especially when travelling. I was able to do a first test with the Sony A9 on my Vietnam tour that just ended. At temperatures of up to 40°, the approximately 1 kg weight saving compared to my FE 400/F2.8 is quite nice. Optically, the lens is very good, although not comparable to the 400, which is not to be expected given the price difference.

03 Jun 2018

System change after 30 years?

Back from my Vietnam tour, I will deal extensively with the topic of system change in the next few months. The last trip showed me once again the disadvantages of the EOS 1 DX “brick” when traveling frequently by plane. The camera is one of the best currently available on the market, but it is unnecessarily heavy and bulky. It's sad that Canon completely slept through the mirrorless age. Since everything at Canon has always been done in slow motion, I don't expect a lightweight, compact […]