What could be more interesting than completing a commercial order for an old camera? Today we are talking about shooting on a Sony Cyber-shot DSC-R1 camera with a 10 megapixel matrix.
DSC-R1 released in 2005. It has a Carl Zeiss T Vario-Sonnara lens. With a matrix of 21.5×14.4 mm, the lens has the equivalent of focal lengths of 24-120 mm. And the minimum aperture of F2.8 – F4.8 clearly shows that with a strong desire, the photographer can get background blur, but in general, the lens is not about that.
So, before you photos of the building Several photos of the ICube business center, located at the address: Moscow, Nakhimovsky prospekt, 58. Now finishing work is underway inside the center.
In the process of shooting these shots, a polarizing filter was used, but a tripod was not used. I also did not use the exposure bracketing function. The reason is that this function only works when working in jpg, but I need raw.
In post-production, I worked with curves and masks. To complete the image through Topaz Gigapixel.
In order for you to understand what this Topaz gives for object and interior shooting, I will show you one photo. This is the “ear” on the left. It decorates the neighboring house with my original object. Below is a fragment with Topaz processing and the source.
Original raw (sr2) Sony Cyber-shot DSC-R1 can be downloaded : 1, 2, 3, 4.
Afterword. The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-R1 was an evolution of Sony’s premium line of cameras. This line had the following development:
Of a number of these cameras, those that do not have an infrared filter are of particular creative interest. Until now, the DSC-F717 in night mode with blocked IR sensors and a wound IR filter is used to get special shots. Below is an example.