SONY A7R IV - First Impressions

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  1. Jens Heidler

    Jens Heidler TPF Noob!

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    Hey everyone,
    Receiving the sony a7R IV last week 1month earlier than expectd, I was really excited to test it during a hike in austria the last days. Especially the advanced autofocus options caught my attention. The 61MP sensor really does a great job when you need to crop your wildlife and macro photography images. Hopefully Sony will add the possibility to use animal auto focus in video mode and 4k60 via a firmware update...
    In the following video, I show my first impressions. During the hike last week I took a lot of nice macro photos and also did some test, like shooting the moon;)
    What do you think about this camera? Probably noone really needs thats a camera like this, but it's nice to have;)



     
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    i'm not sure what you mean by probably no one needs to have a camera like this… There are I would assume millions of people around the world who would love the capabilities of that camera
     
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    I meant that no one "really" needs this camera. At most situation you can get almost the same results using cheaper equipment;)
     
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    Those sixty one million pixels won't be your friend unless everything is perfect. If your focus is off a smidge or if there is a minor imperfection in the lens, it will show when you do that tight crop.
     
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    Yeah, I definitely don’t need 61mp. I really like the 24mp I get with the regular a7ii. Seems like a great balance. I’m interested to see what the a7iv offers though.
     

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