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Sony Alpha a7II Mirrorless Digital Camera with 28-70mm Lens and Accessory Bundle $998
  • Includes:
    • Sony Alpha a7II Mirrorless Digital Camera with 28-70mm f/3.5-5.6 Lens
      • Lithium-Ion Rechargeable Battery
      • AC Adaptor
      • Shoulder Strap
      • Body Cap
      • Multi-Interface Shoe Cover
      • Eyepiece Cup
      • Micro-USB Cable
    • SanDisk Ultra 128GB SD Card
    • Koah Battery 2-Pack and Dual Charger for Sony NP-FW50 Batteries
    • Focus DSLR Accessory Kit
    • 12-Inch Spider Tripod
    • Corel Deluxe Photo Software Kit
      • Corel Paintshop Pro 2018
      • Corel Video Studio 2018 SE
      • Corel After Shot Pro 3
      • Corel Painter Essentials 6
Sony Alpha a7II Mirrorless Camera with 28-70mm Lens and 64GB Card Bundle $998
  • Includes:
    • Sony Alpha a7II Mirrorless Camera w/ 28-70mm Lens
      • NP-FW50 Lithium-Ion Rechargeable Battery (1020mAh)
      • AC-UUD11 AC Adaptor
      • Shoulder Strap
      • Body Cap
      • Multi-Interface Shoe Cover
      • Eyepiece Cup
      • Micro-USB Cable
    • SanDisk Extreme PRO 64GB 95MB/s UHS-1 SD Memory Card
    • Vidpro Slinger Digital Storage Aluminum Case
    • Koah PRO Sony NP-FW50 Two-Pack Rechargeable 1300mAh Battery and Dual Charger
    • Focus Camera Professional Dust Blower
    • Focus Lens Cap Keeper
    • Focus Micro-fiber Cleaning Cloth
    • Focus Accessories
    • Ape Case ACPRO1700 Sling Pack DSLR and Video Camera Bag
    • Dolica AX620B 62-Inch Proline Tripod and Ball Head
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1) Sony Alpha a7II Mirrorless Digital Camera with 28-70mm Lens and Accessory Bundle [focuscamera.com]- $998
· Sony Alpha a7II Mirrorless Digital Camera with 28-70mm f/3.5-5.6 Lens
· SanDisk Ultra 128GB SD Card
· Koah Battery 2-Pack and Dual Charger for Sony NP-FW50 Batteries
· Focus DSLR Accessory Kit
· 12-Inch Spider Tripod
· Corel Deluxe Photo Software Kit

2) Sony Alpha a7II Mirrorless Camera with 28-70mm Lens and 64GB Card Bundle [focuscamera.com]- $998
· Sony Alpha a7II Mirrorless Digital Camera with 28-70mm f/3.5-5.6 Lens
· SanDisk Extreme PRO 64GB Memory Card
· Koah Battery 2-Pack and Dual Charger for Sony NP-FW50 Batteries
· Ape Case ACPRO1700 Sling Pack DSLR and Video Camera Bag
· Dolica AX620B 62-Inch Proline Tripod and Ball Head
· Focus Accessories
· Vidpro Slinger Digital Storage Aluminum Case
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The other main advantage is better lowlight. Because a full frame sensor is bigger physically then a crop sensor. More light it captured on a full frame sensor which gives you improved low light.
OTOH, the sensor in the A7 and A7 II sucks ass for lowlight (even 4-5 years ago).
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Also on a more technical note, still on topic. Why would anyone buy this? Full frame literally only means you can use the body on better lenses and see the results. But if you're saving money on the body, you're likely saving money and buying the cheaper lenses.

To reiterate, and unless I'm missing something, the only advantage with full frame is that you do not have to do the math. 35mm is 35mm and that's nice. Other than that no advantage until you get into the thousand dollar glass, and then that leads back to the original question, of why you would be saving money on a ii and not an rii. A Sony A6300 for $600 would walk all over the a7ii for example, it's 4k too.
Well, yes and no. I'd say you typically have more and better lens options on Full Frame. The focal length is multiplied like you said, but so is the aperture. So basically if I want an equivalent to the common and popular 50mm F1.8 lens for FF, you'd be looking for a 25mm F0.9 on a M43 system, which your selection is... not good. I mean, I love my 25mm F1.8 on my Olympus, its great for the price, but its not near the performance of the creamy depth of field of a 50mm (or longer) F1.8 or F1.4 on a Full Frame which many people want for portrait work.
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No. Taxes kills everyone, in every State, yet by midnight tonight, we have survived another year of promised lower tax but paid actually a lot higher...MadPlease

And again No. This deal is great for a great product. That is if you really need one of this class.
I paid lower tax the last two years, AND recieved a bigger refumd. Applause
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Once this batch of A7ii @ this price are gone, whoever bought it at this price, should be able to sell it at exact same price, after some 6-12 months of use (Or even longer), on ebay. That is if what happened with A6000 is to repeat again.
The market is changing pretty quickly with canon and Nikon introducing competitors, so don't expect things to hold value the same way. The market is changing faster now
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You must have more bags than my wife! I jest. I've always chosen to buy 'just' the lens from Amazon and not the package deal from a third party, despite the price being identical. I think after you have a camera bag, you're good on camera bags and so on. If we remove the "package" is it still a deal. I don't think it is.

Also on a more technical note, still on topic. Why would anyone buy this? Full frame literally only means you can use the body on better lenses and see the results. But if you're saving money on the body, you're likely saving money and buying the cheaper lenses.

To reiterate, and unless I'm missing something, the only advantage with full frame is that you do not have to do the math. 35mm is 35mm and that's nice. Other than that no advantage until you get into the thousand dollar glass, and then that leads back to the original question, of why you would be saving money on a ii and not an rii. A Sony A6300 for $600 would walk all over the a7ii for example, it's 4k too.
To understand photography at a higher level, we must understand "depth of field".
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Well, yes and no. I'd say you typically have more and better lens options on Full Frame. The focal length is multiplied like you said, but so is the aperture. So basically if I want an equivalent to the common and popular 50mm F1.8 lens for FF, you'd be looking for a 25mm F0.9 on a M43 system, which your selection is... not good. I mean, I love my 25mm F1.8 on my Olympus, its great for the price, but its not near the performance of the creamy depth of field of a 50mm (or longer) F1.8 or F1.4 on a Full Frame which many people want for portrait work.
I'll never claim to be an expert in this field, but I think you have that wrong. In fact I think everyone has this wrong, which is why full-frame is gaining popularity. A 50mm F1.8 will be a 75mm F1.8 on a 1.5x crop-sensor. The exposure does not change.
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You must have more bags than my wife! I jest. I've always chosen to buy 'just' the lens from Amazon and not the package deal from a third party, despite the price being identical. I think after you have a camera bag, you're good on camera bags and so on. If we remove the "package" is it still a deal. I don't think it is.

Also on a more technical note, still on topic. Why would anyone buy this? Full frame literally only means you can use the body on better lenses and see the results. But if you're saving money on the body, you're likely saving money and buying the cheaper lenses.

To reiterate, and unless I'm missing something, the only advantage with full frame is that you do not have to do the math. 35mm is 35mm and that's nice. Other than that no advantage until you get into the thousand dollar glass, and then that leads back to the original question, of why you would be saving money on a ii and not an rii. A Sony A6300 for $600 would walk all over the a7ii for example, it's 4k too.
Lol full frame does wonders in low light... Idk how you can say "not having to convert" is literally the only advantage
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Lol full frame does wonders in low light... Idk how you can say "not having to convert" is literally the only advantage
Yes I know that is what you all think, or what you are all lead to believe, but that just isn't true. I have both the a7rii used mainly in the studio and a6500 which is my main camera and taken with me on trips. The low light performance between the two is just non existent. See here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=je8Dk9fsvKo
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Yes I know that is what you all think, or what you are all lead to believe, but that just isn't true. I have both the a7rii used mainly in the studio and a6500 which is my main camera and taken with me on trips. The low light performance between the two is just non existent. See here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=je8Dk9fsvKo
I think ypu were trying to say just the A7ii and not all full frames....then yes you're correct
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Full frame literally only means you can use the body on better lenses and see the results. But if you're saving money on the body, you're likely saving money and buying the cheaper lenses.
That makes no sense. If you can't afford an expensive lens AND an expensive body, you buy an expensive lens and a cheap body. That's the conventional wisdom in photography.
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Yes I know that is what you all think, or what you are all lead to believe, but that just isn't true. I have both the a7rii used mainly in the studio and a6500 which is my main camera and taken with me on trips. The low light performance between the two is just non existent. See here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=je8Dk9fsvKo
Well duh. That test is done with both cameras in Super35 mode, i.e. crop mode. That means they are only using the middle part of the A7RII sensor. Of course there's no benefit to a full-frame sensor if you're not using the whole sensor!
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Well duh. That test is done with both cameras in Super35 mode, i.e. crop mode. That means they are only using the middle part of the A7RII sensor. Of course there's no benefit to a full-frame sensor if you're not using the whole sensor!
Yes the point being they produce the same (or very-similar) image quality when using the same part of the sensor. The larger sensor on the full-frame would be akin to zooming out. The full-frame has a larger sensor, it starts more zoomed out. That's it.

Regarding price, I was saying an a6500 or even a6300 would be better than this a7ii in almost every regard, save for "it starts more zoomed out". That's it. A used-a6500 will set you back $700... if I was doing some thousand-dollar photography challenge I would go with that body and a used Sigma 16mm f1.4 for $300.
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My left leaning daughter (who is not a Trump fan) got a refund of $5,800. on taxes. She was completely surprised and now I unmercilessly tease her.
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a7ii or EOS70D?

Thinking I will try to sell my Canon for this. I really want the a7iii but can not afford at this time :|
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Yes I know that is what you all think, or what you are all lead to believe, but that just isn't true. I have both the a7rii used mainly in the studio and a6500 which is my main camera and taken with me on trips. The low light performance between the two is just non existent. See here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=je8Dk9fsvKo
At least in the Canon world there's a full stop better of reduced noise from the best crop sensor to the worst full frame. Your link doesn't prove anything, as others have pointed out.
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