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Correct, its one of my firmware requests to Sony as it seems odd.
I am shooting RAW to Slot 1 - UHS-II using Sony SF-G 64GB 299mb/s SD cards
JPEG to Slot 2 - UHS-I using Sandisk Extreme Pro 64GB 300mb/s SD cards

Setup image review and playback media from Slot 2

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The videos I see on the A7RIII the option is SORT(RAW/JPG) and you specify slot 1.

It's just reversed on the A9
 
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I have to get it, my most used lens!!!
You won't be disappointed :)
I haven't take much images with the 70-200mm f2.8 GM which I can share but they are very sharp.
 
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The videos I see on the A7RIII the option is SORT(RAW/JPG) and you specify slot 1.

It's just reversed on the A9
Correct,

I have asked @jonneymendoza to pass on the below list of firmware improvements to Sony at the Photography Show NEC.

Most of the features are already in the new A7R III and A7 III.

- Anti-Flicker
- Picture Profiles incl S-Log2/3 and HDR-Log
- Photo rating & Burst Photo Grouping
- 4k & 6K Photo Mode
- Eye-AF - Selective Mode for Picking Preffered Eye / Face
- Time Lapse / Intervelometer.
- Better SD Card Management which includes dual SD buffer/write indicators.
- Update Touch Screen to include swipe to review images, add full Touch GUI functionality and better selection of AF points.
 
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I've set up modes 1 and 2

Both shutter priority starting at 1/160th
Auto ISO

1 = Moveable expandable point, no face detection
2 = Wide Area AF, face detection

How best to use eye detection?

And recommendations for C1, C2, C3?
 
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I would've thought from looking at their range that they're heading towards specialist versions of bodies rather than blindly upping the mp count. The 3 different A7 bodies and the A9 all suit different photographers, with the A7 being the generalist. I could see some mp monsters in the future but can't see why they'd push up the A9 when in many ways it'll be seen as a negative to the intended market. I know press and sports shooters who would despise 42mp.
yeah it doesn't make business sense to have one camera that does it all.
 
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firmware update? good luck
Can always live in hope but two different Sony rep's including my camera supplier said Sony will be working on the Sony A9 firmware .... so not sure what that actually means in reality .... Sony A9 II perhaps lol :D
 
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https://www.dpreview.com/forums/thread/4164101

"Camera soaked and rained on twice never got any water inside of it worked perfect."

"Sony Pro Support said they would have no issue fixing anything that got wet from what I do under warranty. Also everything I own is insured You can't live in the Pacific NW and shoot outdoors sports and not expect to get wet!"
Not the A9 but I believe the A7riii shares similar weather sealing to the A9. Water in a battery compartment = not a good combo.
https://www.imaging-resource.com/ar...d850-vs-sony-a7riii-canon-5div-olympus-e-m1II
 
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He is more legit than the official warranty T&C? LOL

I am not questioning whether he abuses his gear or not, I am questioning his claim that water damage is covered under warranty.
There was a dude on this forum, his Sony a7r I think died from getting slightly wet, Sony warranty didn't want anything to do with it. They pulled the weather sealing claims from their site and promo stuff as more reports came through.
 

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There was a dude on this forum, his Sony a7r I think died from getting slightly wet, Sony warranty didn't want anything to do with it. They pulled the weather sealing claims from their site and promo stuff as more reports came through.
Not just sony, I don't think any manufacturer will touch any body with water damage. Any warranty from any manufacturer that I know off doesn't cover any kind of water damage for ILCs. If any one can find me one, I may just buy their gear just use in the rain.

It just doesn't make sense for them to!! because one could well use any unsealed lens/adapter/body cap/banana peel on their camera mount and then claim otherwise. How will they or you prove anything!
 
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Not just sony, I don't think any manufacturer will touch any body with water damage. Any warranty from any manufacturer that I know off doesn't cover any kind of water damage for ILCs. If any one can find me one, I may just buy their gear just use in the rain.

It just doesn't make sense for them to!! because one could well use any unsealed lens/adapter/body cap/banana peel on your mount and then claim otherwise. How will they or your prove anything!
Exactly, the best advice is to always take extra care when outdoors.... :D
 
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Correct,

I have asked @jonneymendoza to pass on the below list of firmware improvements to Sony at the Photography Show NEC.

Most of the features are already in the new A7R III and A7 III.

- Anti-Flicker
- Picture Profiles incl S-Log2/3 and HDR-Log
- Photo rating & Burst Photo Grouping
- 4k & 6K Photo Mode
- Eye-AF - Selective Mode for Picking Preffered Eye / Face
- Time Lapse / Intervelometer.
- Better SD Card Management which includes dual SD buffer/write indicators.
- Update Touch Screen to include swipe to review images, add full Touch GUI functionality and better selection of AF points.
I will make sure he does.:D
 
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Sorry to hear that. Hope the op goes well.
So my Barcelona trip might be back on as my dog couldn't have the op today as she now has severe liver disease as well meaning anaesthetic is too risky so we have to get that under control first.

Anyway, I thought I might hire the A7Riii and 24-70mm to take away to try it out, camera alone is £192 for 3 days :eek: :eek: Don't think I'll bother :LOL:

Have you looked into the best way to get into Barcelona from the airport yet? Any idea if Taxis are on a meter or if you have to haggle?
 
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So my Barcelona trip might be back on as my dog couldn't have the op today as she now has severe liver disease as well meaning anaesthetic is too risky so we have to get that under control first.

Anyway, I thought I might hire the A7Riii and 24-70mm to take away to try it out, camera alone is £192 for 3 days :eek: :eek: Don't think I'll bother :LOL:

Have you looked into the best way to get into Barcelona from the airport yet? Any idea if Taxis are on a meter or if you have to haggle?
tbh I've not given it a lot of thought. i better do some research. have been really busy with work and my brother in law has just announced he and his partner are coming to stay as a surprise. its a surprise alright..

I'm taking the a7rii and 35mm f2.8

sorry to hear the new about the dog. poor thing.
 
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So my Barcelona trip might be back on as my dog couldn't have the op today as she now has severe liver disease as well meaning anaesthetic is too risky so we have to get that under control first.

Anyway, I thought I might hire the A7Riii and 24-70mm to take away to try it out, camera alone is £192 for 3 days :eek: :eek: Don't think I'll bother

Have you looked into the best way to get into Barcelona from the airport yet? Any idea if Taxis are on a meter or if you have to haggle?
Taxi fine but yes haggle
 

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So my Barcelona trip might be back on as my dog couldn't have the op today as she now has severe liver disease as well meaning anaesthetic is too risky so we have to get that under control first.

Anyway, I thought I might hire the A7Riii and 24-70mm to take away to try it out, camera alone is £192 for 3 days :eek: :eek: Don't think I'll bother :LOL:

Have you looked into the best way to get into Barcelona from the airport yet? Any idea if Taxis are on a meter or if you have to haggle?

Best way is just to get the underground trains. Costs a few euros.
 
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Very nice portraits :)
Why do you say pleasantly surprised? didn't expect it to be good for portraits?
thank you.

no i know its very capable like most of the 85mm's still in production. i guess having shot a lot with the g master & 85mm f1.2 in recent times i was worrying that this little lens was going to fall well short.
 
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