Sony to Announce FE 24mm f/1.4 GM & FE 135mm f/1.8 GM Lenses

Sony will allegedly announce the FE 24mm f/1.4 GM and FE 135mm f/1.8 GM lenses on September 20. Previous rumors said that Sony will have a product announcement on September 18, now it seems journalists will have two days time to play with the new gears before the official announcement on September 20.

Sony and Zeiss will hold a major product announcement and introduce new gears to photo enthusiasts. As we know that Zeiss is on the verge to announce Batis 40mm FE while Sony introduce the FE 24mm f/1.4 GM and FE 135mm f/1.8 GM lenses.

Currently the GM lineup consists of the mid-range FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM zoom, a near-perfect FE 85mm f/1.4 GM portrait prime, and a telephoto staple in the form of the FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS. … Continue reading


Nikon Z7 vs Sony a7R III – Comparison

Let’s compare the Nikon Z7 vs Sony a7R III. Here is a Nikon Z7 vs Sony a7R III comparison that shows the highlights to help you for decision.

The Nikon Z7 (Amazon | B&H Photo | Adorama) is the company’s first full-frame mirrorless camera. The camera features a 45.7MP BSI-CMOS sensor, a hybrid AF system with 493 points and 90% coverage and 5-axis in-body image stabilization. The Z 7 is based around the all-new Nikon Z-mount but an adapter is available for use with existing Nikkor F-mount lenses.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. Below that, we specifically talk about the new improvements and which model is better suited for your needs. … Continue reading


Sony a7R III Vs. Canon EOS R Vs. Nikon Z7 Noise Comparison

Here is a noise comparison of the Sony a7R III Vs. Canon EOS R Vs. Nikon Z7 full frame mirrorless cameras.

Photons to Photos has added Canon EOS R and Nikon Z7 to their database. Now we can see the read noise comparison on Sony a7R III against the Canon EOS R and Nikon Z7.

From the result high-resolution Sony a7R III has less noise overall against the newly announced Canon EOS R and Nikon Z7. We guess the Nikon and Canon data is based on pre-production models so we can see the improvements later.
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Canon EOS R vs Nikon Z6 vs Sony A7 III – Comparison

Looking for a Canon EOS R vs Nikon Z6 vs Sony A7 III comparison? Read our detailed comparison of the Canon EOS R vs Nikon Z6 vs Sony a7 III to find out their advantages and decide which one to buy.

We thought that for all users who are curious about Canon’s latest full frame mirrorless camera. Let’s put together the features of Canon EOS R vs Nikon Z6 vs Sony A7 III specs side by side.

Although both of the Nikon Z6 and Sony A7 III cameras have a body only price tag of $2000, Canon’s EOS R hits the shelves as $2,299 which is $300 higher. There are some important feature differences between them. Check out the Nikon Z6 vs Sony a7 III specs comparison of them in detail below.

Canon EOS R Price $2,299, Everything You Need to Know

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New Sony A6700 Specifications : Rumored Flagship APS-C Mirrorless

The upcoming Sony A6700 is expected to be announced by the end of this year. Today, the rumor mill leaked the new specifications.

The high-end A6500 has been unveiled by Sony  back in early 2017. Replacement to the A6300 delivered a much-needed boost to autofocus performance with the company’s Fast Hybrid AF system.

Sony has a schedule of this products and introduce a new version every year. An A6700 update looks promising in 2018. It would be the new Flagship APC-S Mirrorless Camera Let’s talk about the Sony A6700 specifications more! … Continue reading


Sony a7 III Has No “Star Eater” Issue

According to recent reviews, the Sony A7 III full frame mirrorless camera has no star eater issue. Looks like Sony has resolved the problem.

The “Star Eater” problem is a form of software spatial filtering designed to reduce noise in photos, particularly hot pixels.

Alan Dyer said that the new Sony A7 III ($1,998 : Amazon | B&H Photo Video | Adorama. ) has no star eater issue, he thinks that Sony has resolved now. … Continue reading


Tamron will Fix 28-75mm f/2.8 FE Lens’s AF Issue via Firmware Update

Tamron today has announced that they are going to release a new firmware update for Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III RXD lens (AmazonBhphotoAdorama) to fix the AF issue “When focusing on movies, We confirmed the phenomenon that AF does not operate properly under circumstances “. … Continue reading


Video Comparisons: Sony a7R III vs Sony a7 III vs Nikon D850

Here are several video comparisons between the Sony a7R III vs Sony a7 III vs Nikon D850 cameras.

The entry-level A7 III and the high-resolution A7R III and D850 have been making waves this year and are in the conversation for best camera you can buy right now.

The Sony a7R III – $3,198.00 – (AmazonB&HAdorama), $2,000 A7 Mark III : Amazon | B&H Photo Video | Adorama, and $3,300 D850 are the cameras that come up in that conversation. Let’s see which one is going to win out! … Continue reading


Samyang AF 24mm f/2.8 FE Lens to be Announced Soon

Samyang / Rokinon is rumored to announce a new AF 24mm f/2.8 FE lens for Sony E-mount cameras. The announcement should happen soon in June, 2018.

This will be the fifth in the lineup of autofocus lenses that are designed for Sony full-frame E-mount cameras. The pancake lens will have the same size of the current Samyang 35mm f/2.8 AF model.

Three existing autofocus lenses are the AF 14mm F2.8 FEAF 35mm F2.8 FE and AF 50mm F1.4 FE. Samyang / Rokinon AF 35mm f/1.4 FE lens is currently selling for a retail price of $799 in US… Continue reading


Sony a7R III Firmware Update Ver.1.10 Released

Great News!! Sony has released the new firmware update Ver.1.10 for the Sony A7R III full-frame mirrorless camera.

Firmware v1.10 adds the 0.5 sec delay setting to the menu so users can halve the current shortest time between frames taken with the camera in Pixel Shift Shooting mode. Previously, delays of 1-30 seconds could be selected. The move will reduce the total amount of time the pixel shift mode takes to record the images it needs, so perhaps will also reduce the risk of movement in the subject.

Users can now also use exposure bracketing in silent mode when recording uncompressed Raw files, and the focus assist peaking display can be tuned when shooting in S-Log mode. Sony says it has improved the general stability of the camera and has fixed problems it had with Eye AF failing in when used with certain settings. … Continue reading