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Gear Test • Sony A7R

Some people are of the opinion that the Sony A7R is the best small camera for landscape photographers. The question is, is it really? Here is a hands-on location review by David Hay and Tony Gardner

As the quality of digital sensors has improved in recent years, it has become possible to achieve 35mm film quality, or better, from smaller cameras with APS-C or micro 4/3 size sensors. However, the arrival of the Sony A7 and A7R means that you can now have a much smaller, lighter camera, but with the benefits of a full-frame sensor. These are the first cameras on the market to offer this unique combination.

Sony is a very innovative company. It has tried to compete with Canon and Nikon in the DSLR market but found that most professional photographers have invested heavily in their lens ranges and are reluctant to…

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David Hay

I took up photography at the age of eleven and have been passionate about it ever since. As a retired biologist I still marvel at the beauty of the natural world and try and capture the colours and forms of natural things around me.

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