I bought the Sony 85mm f1.8 FE about four months ago and have rarely taken it off my camera (A7II). This lens made me rethink focusing. It is super sharp, and the auto-focus is nearly always on target. At 1.8 it means you better focus on the right spot; otherwise, you have ruined shot with … Continue reading Is the Sony FE 85mm F1.8 the real McCoy?
Florence (Firenze) is up in my top 5 favourite cities. Whenever the wanderlust gets me, I have to think of Florence. Florence is one of the most beautiful and picturesque cities. I have been so far twice to Florence and hope to return soon. In May 2017, my life partner and took a cruise along the … Continue reading Florence
What is a Nifty Fifty?On a full-frame body, a 50mm lens comes the closest to capturing what you eye naturally sees, on a crop camera, it is the 35mm lens that is roughly equivalent to 50mm on a full-frame camera. It is a highly versatile lens with low aperture 2.8 or less, which gives it … Continue reading Sony’s Nifty (noisy) Fifty
Sony's FE 28-70mm F3.5-5.6 OSS Kit Lens the swiss army knife for your Sony mirrorless body.
Ok it’s official I switched to form Nikon to Sony. Writing this post feels almost like going to confession. ”Forgive for I have switched....”. Not that I would know. For nearly a decade I used enthusiastically Nikon DX cameras. My last camera was a D7200, and it is a great camera. D7200 But the truth … Continue reading Back to Sony
1 - The Expanse Beyond a shadow of a doubt, with season 4 The Expand has become my most favorite SciFi show. It's not hard SciFi, but it is as good as it gets. The story-line, characters and visuals are just amazing. 2 - Altered Carbon (Season 1) Altered Carbon is cyberpunkish goodness and food for … Continue reading My top 5 SciFi shows – Short and Sweet
I was watching this weekend 2 movies. And Ad Astra was not the one I would recommend. Knives out was good entertainment and value for the money. It is funny, clever and till the end interesting. In a nice way a old school murder detective story. It has a great cast, ok Mr Craig's accent … Continue reading Knives Out, great plot
6.9 on IMDB, I don't know. I believe it is more 5.5. Yes, Brad Pit did some fine acting. Actually, most of the actors did good work. The whole movie is just not working for me. For one the shrink blog is a bit the Martian. It has a few really annoying science errors for … Continue reading Ad Asta #notforme
Ok, need to vent. Lately, it is getting really hard to get simple good old coffee. I mean espresso and americano. Every cafe is nowadays an artisan coffee roaster. Now I like quite a lot artisan stuff but please leave my coffee alone. Most of the time the coffee taste sour and is lukewarm at … Continue reading Why all this arty farty Coffee ?