01 May About Cameras and Snails

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SONY NEX-5 (18mm, f/6.3, 1/100 sec, ISO200)

I have no idea why the EXIF data is displayed in this old fashioned way. I guess it has to do with the fact that I took this images with an old fashioned camera.

But old fashioned camera is not the right description. I took those images with my Sony NEX 5. A true game changer when it came out in 2010 and my entry point into mirrorless cameras long before I finally switched mirrorless in 2016.

I don’t know why I took this camera for our little walk that day. I think I just wanted to know how it would feel. But before I come to that I have to tell you that I sold three cameras last week. The fact that I still own three cameras should tell you everything you need to know about my obsession.

SONY NEX-5 (55mm, f/5.6, 1/100 sec, ISO500)

SONY NEX-5 (37mm, f/5.6, 1/125 sec, ISO200)

Why have I sold a punch of cameras? It all started with the McIntosh amplifier that I bought in January to replace my 20 year old amplifier from Krell. The McIntosh has a very fine digital to analog converter built in so it also replaced my DAC from Naim Audio. Because I wanted to sell those items I took some nice images and put them on an Austrian selling platform similar to Ebay.

When I took the photos I realized that I could also

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