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Jason Lanier: 10 Reasons Why Sony a7RII is the Best Camera in the World

Sony Artisan Jason Lanier describes his 10 reasons why he believes the Sony a7RII is the best camera on the market for the price. We know that Sony a7RII ($3,198 at AmazonB&HAdorama) is amazing and it gets an impressive 90% overall score and gold award from the experts at DPReview. And DPReview selected Sony a7RII as the best overall high-end interchangeable lens camera (price over $2,000).

But we also know that the Sony a7RII camera isn’t perfect. According to DPReview, the Sony a7RII is:

Good for: Portrait, wedding, event, newborn and, generally, photojournalistic shooters with heavy demands on accurate AF with fast lenses. Landscape shooters wanting the freedom of various lens families.

Not so good for: Sports photographers, wildlife shooters, and anyone looking to follow subjects meticulously during continuous bursts.

In Jason’s mind, the Sony a7RII camera is the best camera he’s ever used and the best available camera for the money on the market today.

10 Reasons Why Sony a7RII is the Best Camera in the World – Sony a7RII Review by Jason Lanier

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  • Roger Nichol

    Great review. I moved to the A7Rii from the A77 a few months ago and am blown away by the performance improvement – and I really liked my A77. Key features for me are the high res full frame, high ISO performance, support for my A lenses, the EVF with focus zoom and peaking plus zebra stripes. The full auto focus capabilities sound fantastic but are more limited with the EA3 and EA4 adapters fitted, e.g fewer focus points and some ficus follow modes not available. As faster EF lanes become available I may replace my A lenses with native EF lenses, but I don’t feel any urgent need to do that. Perversely for having a camera with such auto focus capabilities, my most recent lens for this is a manual EF lens – the Mitakon 50mm f/0.95. The manual focus assist with the focus zoom make this so easy to use and can really shoot in extreme low light conditions.

    The programmability of the function keys and multiple memory stores makes it easy to configure to how I want to use it.

    My only initial negative findings were that the body was too small for my hands – so I got a battery grip – and that it didn’t do the 12fps (or 8) of the A77 – not a huge deal. I got around the lack of GPS using an app called GPS4CAM.

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