I seldom use the main menu, and when I do, it’s mainly for stuff I use on a regular basis. Have quick access to focusing and metering controls, as well as ISO and quiet shutter. Show me an example of a photo in which Sony’s 693 AF points salvaged a picture in which Nikon’s AF would have missed the mark. Because of Sony’s proclivity for using large lenses, the size benefit is null and void when anything other than a pancake lens is used. @rbach44 – Thank you for your comment. No one ever considers themselves to be in need of a certain feature or advancement…until they really are.
In 2014, I upgraded to a Nikon D610, which offers very excellent dynamic range. I needed to conduct exposure bracketing with the D90, which meant taking multiple separate exposures and then combining them. With the D610, I simply exposed at ISO 100 for a brilliant sky and pushed shadows in Lightroom with a few sliders in a matter of seconds, rather than having to deal with movement in the photograph. With the D610, I had to acquire and sell lenses in order to have full-frame lenses available. I purchased a used 50/1.8G as a replacement for the heavy Sigma 50, which was not focusing in LiveView on the D610 at various apertures and was also rather imprecise at focusing on the D610 when used with the camera.
However, it is not there, so they search for Eye start AF, which informs them that it is not compatible with their lens. When using an adapter with a Sony A-mount lens, eye start AF is an option. Eye AF must be assigned to a button, and the button must be kept in place throughout operation.
When it comes to focusing with f/4 lenses, I prefer the D750, and when it comes to focusing with f/1.4 to f/2 lenses, I prefer the A7III. The focusing point cannot be adjusted by the joystick or even touched between several pictures after the shutter has been half-pressed (or AF-ON). This is true until the shutter is fully released (or AF-ON). Not much of it is visible, and I have muscle reflexes from Nikons without one that allow me to just push the directional pad, which is a different sort of action than pressing anything to the sides of my body. The sharp edges of the joystick are a little uncomfortable.
I photographed children using an A6000, a Godox AD200, and an AD-S7 softbox in the meanwhile while my D750 was at the repair facility. However, it is still a little flash with a strong motor and a compact softbox. It is possible to hold the flash and softbox with the left hand while holding the camera in the right hand. This is possible with the a6000 since it is sufficient to stare at the display; it is not necessary to look through the viewfinder in order to achieve accurate focusing. I’ve observed how the a6000 makes it possible to achieve this configuration, which would be difficult with the D750.
It’s a much less capable camera than even the D750, which is getting on in years and needs to be replaced. When it comes to value, the A7 III is quite competitively priced in the market. Then go no further since you are an FF candidate if your quest leads you to seek for the greatest low-light performance available on the market. My own experience has taught me that I sometimes use FF but that I prefer the ease of an MFT system more frequently.
I’ll check into the option of using an adapter, however it seems that adapters work better with certain lenses than others, and that they may be hit or miss on some functions, among other things. If I didn’t have a compelling need to purchase adjustable lenses, it would probably not be my first choice. I did locate a Tony Northrup film, which while it was shot with a different set of lenses, got to the same result regarding overall cost ($5500 vs. $9000), which was encouraging. However, he claims that third-party manufacturers will begin to produce lenses for the Sony mount, and that the cost disparity will be eliminated “within the next few years.” Nikon is experiencing a downturn that is not necessarily affecting the rest of the industry.
As for the photographers working for the White House Press Pool, I believe the day will come when people will demand cameras that can shoot in complete quiet. Until recently, the sound of a DSLR’s mirror and shutter was considered a necessary evil. The good news is that we now have mirrorless cameras with electronic shutters that can shoot in complete quiet.
Which one you choose to utilize is entirely up to you, since they both operate in the same way when it comes to concentration. Moving objects in LiveView are inaccessible on the D750, resulting in a lack of freedom of choice in many situations. Sometimes all you need is a simple adjustment to a single function, and you want to attach this to a button, but you’ll need three buttons to do this. SteadyShot (on/off) may be assigned to one button, SteadyShot Adjust (auto/manual) to another button, and SteadyShot Focal Length (on/off) can be assigned to yet another button. Consequently, if you are also utilizing manual lenses in situations when the Auto option is not available, you will want all three.
This does not need to be postponed if you are able to get by with a single battery and will be charging the battery using the USB port on the camera. As a result, the grip extension aids in improving grip, although it is still far from ideal. One point of criticism would be that the grip size diminishes at the bottom, resulting in the pinkie slipping to the bottom and out of the camera. This would be better suited to the battery grip or the SmallRig L-Bracket 2122, respectively. The act of holding the camera is a significant portion of the book.