Sony FE 24mm f/1.4 GM Lens Coming Soon

According to recent rumors, Sony will announce a new FE 24mm f/1.4 GM lens for full-frame E-mount cameras soon.

The ultra-high-resolution G Master series lens lineup consists of 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.

The collection of includes the much desired focal lengths and apertures from 24 to 200mm, almost all the bases are covered but lacks a wide-angle GM prime lens. So next lens will probably be the Sony FE 24mm f/1.4 GM lens, sources say. … Continue reading

Zeiss Loxia 25mm f/2.4 lens becomes official

The manual focus Zeiss Loxia 25mm f/2.4 lens for full-frame Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras officially announced.

Featuring a compact form factor at only 2.9″ in length, the Loxia 25mm f/2.4 Lens from Zeiss is a wide-angle prime is based on the Distagon optical concept, providing an image that is notably sharp and free of distortion from edge to edge.

The wide angle lens for Sony E-mount is well-suited for street and travel photographers who want high-quality images. 

The ZEISS Loxia 25mm f/2.4 lens will be available from March 2018 with a MSRP of $1,299 in US. Pre-Order –at B&HAdoramaProduct photos and sample images captured using the ZEISS Loxia 2.4/25 can be downloaded here and here. … Continue reading

Sony A7 III Lowlight Comparison : a7III vs a7RIII vs a6500 vs GH5

Photographer and filmmaker Max Yuryev just tested and compared the new Sony a7 III low-light against the Sony a7R III, Sony a6500, and Panasonic GH5 mirrorless cameras.

The a7 III (Amazon | B&H | Adorama) comes with a 24MP back-illuminated full-frame sensor, a 693-point AF system, 4K video with advanced features. It has 5-axis stabilization, ISO 204800, 10fps shooting, dual SD slots, weather-sealing, and a 3-inch tilting touchscreen.

Max Yuryev shot footage of himself with each of the 4 cameras at ISO values ranging from 1600 to 51200. As a verdict he says the a7III beats out everything in high iso lowlight comparison. … Continue reading

Sony a7S III Rumored to be Announced at Photokina 2018

Sony A7S III full frame mirrorless camera is rumored to be announced at 2018 Photokina event. At this point release date of the Sony A7S III is scheduled for late 2018.

The full frame E-mount users has met with the A7SII in September 2015. It has been three years since the previous version. The video-centric full frame E-mount camera is expected to arrive in August – September timeframe in 2018.

Photokina 2018 opens its doors in September and prior to the event we might well see the Sony A7S III at the show.  … Continue reading

Sony A7 III User’s Manual Now Available

Sony has just released the user’s manual of Sony Alpha A7 III. You can download this 100-page instruction manual here.

These manufacturer guides are great which you can figure out how all the cool new features work before the product arrives.

The instruction manual for the mirrorless interchangeable lens camera is now available for download at You can also get it as pdf file to figure out how all the cool new features work.  … Continue reading

Sony a7 III Hands-on Videos

Here is a recap of the Sony a7 III Hands-on videos on the web.

Sony a7 III features a 24-megapixel back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS full-frame image sensor. The camera combines many of Sony’s latest technologies from the high-end Alpha A9, as well as the Alpha A7R III into a compact body. Latest BIONZ X image processor ISO sensitivity range greatly improved with an extended ISO ceiling of 204,800 (the same as the Alpha A9). Sony also managed to improve dynamic range to 15 stops with 14-bit raw files.

The Alpha A7 III (Amazon | B&H | Adorama) is likely to appeal to many photographers looking for a well-rounded and advanced full-frame mirrorless camera. … Continue reading

Sony FE 400mm f/2.8 GM OSS Lens Images at CP+ 2018

Sony has showed off their upcoming super telephoto prime; Sony FE 400mm f/2.8 GM OSS Lens at CP+ Show 2018 in Japan. Here are first Sony FE 400mm f/2.8 GM OSS lens images.

The bright telephoto prime lens will be compatible with Sony FE 1.4X and 2X Teleconverters. The optic will offer a 600mm equivalent, in 35mm equivalent terms, when used on Sony’s APS-C cameras such as the Sony A6500.

This lens is scheduled to be released in September, 2018. Price is not available yet. You can check price and pre-order option at B&H Photo Video. … Continue reading

Sony a7 III Sample Images

Sony a7 III Sample Images. Here are the first sample images of the new Sony a7 III full frame mirrorless camera.

The Sony a7 III is a 24MP full frame mirrorless camera that incorporates many of the features and improvements found in the a7R III and A9. Among these are a BSI sensor, along with the larger-capacity battery boasts 710 shots, AF joystick and the company’s impressive EyeAF feature. Its 693-point AF system offers 93% frame coverage. Continuous shooting is offered at up to 10 fps with mechanical shutter, and 5-axis in-body stabilization claims a 5 stop shutter speed advantage.

Sony A7 III will be available from April at a cost of $1999. Check pre-order links at Amazon | B&H Photo Video | Adorama. … Continue reading

Sony a7 III Officially Announced, Price $1,998

The Sony a7 III is the new entry-level full frame mirrorless camera sitting below the A9, A7R III and A7S II.

The A7 III offers a lot of Sony’s latest imaging technologies, including a new 24.2 megapixel Back-Illuminated Exmor R CMOS Image Sensor, expanded ISO range of 50-204800. Sensor and processor combination provides 15 stops of dynamic range, 4K video recording with full pixel readout, 10fps burst shooting. The full frame E-mount camera also has 5-axis 5-stop IBIS, 693 point auto-focus system covering 93% of the image area, Eye auto-focusing mode, a joystick for adjusting the focus point, and class-leading 710 shot battery life.

Sony A7 III will be available from April at a cost of $1999, body-only or will be available in a kit with the FE 28-70mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens. check pre-order links at Amazon | B&H Photo Video | Adorama. … Continue reading

Sony A6500 vs Sony A7 II – Comparison

Let’s compare the Sony A6500 vs Sony A7 II. We have put together this comparison specifically to help you make the right choice.

They cost nearly the same, the A6500 based on an APS-C and the A7II has a full frame sensor. Both cameras offer a resolution of 24 megapixel.

Sony A6500 vs Sony A7II: Two mirrorless cameras up for comparison. Both cameras feature a 24.0MP APS-C sensor. To start, here’s a brief overview of the main features of both cameras.

The comparison table below summarizes the key specs of the two cameras. Below that, we specifically talk about the new improvements and which model is better suited for your needs. … Continue reading