AlphaMirrorless 020: Long Lens Options for Alpha Mirrorless Shooters
The Alpha Mirrorless camera system has an impressive selection of available lenses from multiple vendors, yet one of the most glaring omissions in this selection are long focal length lenses. As wildlife and nature photographers both Juan and Andy rely on long lenses daily to make their images. On this episode of the AlphaMirrorless podcast, Juan and Andy share the long lenses they rely on and other options available. Plus they answer a few of your questions.
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Links mentioned on the episode
- Metabones Explains the Significance of Its “Native AF” Firmware in Relation to Its “Ubiquitously Fast Autofocus” Vision
- Metabones Green and Advanced Modes
- Metabones T Smart Adapter Mark IV for Canon EF or Canon EF-S Mount Lens to Sony E-Mount Camera
- Sony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 16-50mm Lens (Black)
- Sony Alpha a6300 Mirrorless Digital Camera (Body Only)
- Sony Alpha a7R II Mirrorless Digital Camera (Body Only)
- Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM Lens
- AlphaMirrorless Facebook Page
Wishes of the Week
- Juan: I wish I had more time to shoot more for myself
- Andy: While I’m generally happy with my Canon 100-400 and MB adapter. Still want Native Sony Lens at 400mm. I want to have all the focus modes and methods available to me! And I want the fastest possible AF.
Picks of the Week
- Juan: LifePixel IR conversion (SuperColor IR)
- Andy: Fast SD Cards, 95mb/sec+ SDXC, so that your cards aren’t limiting you in terms of write speeds.