Sony NEX 6 review

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This close-to moving target proved a little tricky for the NEX-6's AF system and every now and again it focused on the background.

Sony NEX 6 review

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Using the High Contrast Black and White Picture Effect has enhanced this graphic image of a stack of chairs.

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The Selective Colour Picture Effect can be fun and produces some interesting results.

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The AF system got its target every time here and there's plenty of detail in the near swan's head.

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The tilting mount is great when you shoot horizontal format images, but it's no help when you shoot upright shots like this from a low angle. Fortunately the screen has a wide viewing angle so you can see the foreshortened image on it.

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We had to dial in -0.7EV exposure compensation to get the colour and brightness of these roses correct.

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Shot using Green as the selected colour in Selected Colour Effect.

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Taken without Dynamic Range Optimisation (DRO).

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Using DRO at it's highest setting has boosted the shadows well, but with a hint of haloing around the statue.

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At its highest setting the in-camera HDR mode produces a decent result. You can tell that its an HDR image, but its not too over the top.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Head of Testing, Cameras

Angela (Twitter, Google+, website) is head of testing for Future's photography portfolio, writing and overseeing reviews of photographic equipment for Digital Camera, Photography Week, PhotoPlus, NPhoto and Practical Photoshop as well as TechRadar's cameras channel. Angela has a degree in photography and multimedia and prior to joining Future in October 2010 was Amateur Photographer magazine's technical editor.