Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Lens Announced

Sony has just announced the E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS zoom lens for its a6000 series E-mount cameras.

The lens offers a useful wide-angle to medium telephoto range. The E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS from Sony is a versatile 27-202.5mm equivalent zoom for APS-C-sensor mirrorless cameras.

The price of the Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS lens is $598 in US. It will be available for pre-order on January 10th, 2018. Sony also announced silver version of Sony a6300. … Continue reading


Video: How Sony Alpha a9 is Made?

Take a look at this video of how Sony Alpha a9 is made. A few weeks ago Rich visited the factory in Chonburi, Thailand, where the Sony A9 is manufactured. He learnt a lot about the factory and how the A9 is built, and was even allowed to film some of the production line.

At a glance : Sony Alpha a9 mirrorless camera features a 24.2-Megapixel Full Frame Exmor RS CMOS sensor; ISO 50-204800; shooting speeds up to 20 fps; 693-point focal-plane phase-detection AF; 4K UHD video; Wi-Fi, NFC, LAN; 5-Axis image stabilization. … Continue reading


Sony a7R III Reviews Roundup

Here are some reviews of the high-speed and resolution Sony A7R III full-frame mirrorless camera. Check it out!

Sony a7R III 42.4MP Full-frame Mirrorless Interchangeable-Lens Camera. Thanks to an evolutionary leap in image processing power and efficiency, the a7R III combines a high-resolution 42.4 MP back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS image sensor with impressive shooting speeds at up to 10 fps1 with full AF/AE tracking.

Here is everything you need to know about the Sony A7R III, including review and videos.  … Continue reading


Sony E 16-55mm f/2.8 Lens to be Announced in 2018

Sony will allegedly announce a new E 16-55mm f/2.8 lens in 2018. It will be designed for company’s mirrorless cameras with APS-c sized image sensors.

The standard zoom lens will be made and designed by Sony. The sources are claiming that the optic will become official alongside the A6700 in the near future.

Current A-mount version of the 16-50mm f2.8 is a sharp lens but comes with a high price tag. Sony APS-C mirrorless cameras need some budget-friendly lenses. As a result the rumored Sony 16-55mm f/2.8 APS-C lens might have a fair price which should be below the $1,000 mark. … Continue reading


Zeiss Loxia 25mm f/2.4 Lens for Sony E-mount Coming

Zeiss is allegedly working on a new manual focus lens for Sony E-mount system cameras. This product will be a new Loxia 25mm f/2.4 lens. 

The wide angle lens for Sony E-mount cameras is expected to be announced in the first half of 2018. Even there is no exact date for its announcement, CP+ 2018 looks a better event for the lens to be unveiled. 

When it comes to the price tag the manual focus Zeiss Loxia 25mm f/2.4 lens will cost around €1,299 in Europe. More details can be found below.  … Continue reading


2018 predictions : Nikon M700, Panasonic GH5s, Fuji X-H1, Sony a7 III & a7S III

Tony Northrup has posted 2018 predictions about the possible Canon 5DS-R Mk II, Canon 7D Mk III, Canon 90D, Canon M3, Nikon D650, Nikon D850A, Nikon M700, Sony a5200, Sony a7 III, Sony a7S III, Fujifilm X-H1, Pentax K-1 II, Panasonic GH5-S, Olympus E-M5 Mk III. … Continue reading


Voigtlander 35mm f/1.4 FE lens for Sony E-mount officially announced

Cosina Japan officially announced the Voigtlander Nokton Classic 35mm f/1.4 FE Lens for Sony E-mount users. According to the translated webpage, the lens is scheduled to ship in February of 2018, at a price of ¥ 85,000, or approximately $750 USD.

Shipping is scheduled to start in February 2018. You can see the official sample images at Cosina Japan. … Continue reading


Sony A7 III, Sony A7SIII and Sony A77III : 2018 Rumor Recap

The Sony A7 III, Sony A7SIII and Sony A77 III are three big announcements in the year of 2018 for company’s full frame E-mount system.

Sony is working hard for new cameras and lenses. First one in the A7-series is the high-resolution monster Sony A7R III which was announced in October, 2017.

There were rumors floating around for the A7III and A7sIII models but the company didn’t unveil these products as of 2017. So 2018 would be exciting for full frame mirrorlesss system because we might see the Sony A7S III, Sony A7III and the A-mount Sony A77III in the first half. More details after the break!  … Continue reading


Lightroom CC & Camera RAW Now Supports Sony a7R III and Panasonic G9

Adobe released the new updates for Lightroom CC and Camera Raw, adding the full support for Sony a7R III and Panasonic G9 mirrorless cameras.

Adobe have updated the entire Lightroom CC ecosystem, including for Mac, Windows, iOS, Android, and the web, as well as updates to Lightroom Classic CC and Adobe Camera Raw.

Adobe Camera Raw 10 now supports new cameras as well as the new lenses. The new cameras are the Panasonic G9, Sony A7R Mark III and Leica CL. See below for the other softwares which Raw Support for Sony a7R III is currently available in. … Continue reading


Sony A7R III Firmware Update Ver1.01 Now Available

Sony today released the new firmware update version 1.01 for Sony a7R III full frame mirrorless camera. The firmware update version 1.01 for Sony A7RIII improves overall stability and solves cases where the ‘Set File Name’ function does not work properly.

Windows 10 users may also install the Sony RAW Driver. By installing this program, you can display the RAW data using Windows Explorer or Photo Gallery in the same way as JPEG files.

You can download this firmware update at Sony Australia and Sony US. You can also follow the availability of Sony a7R III here.  … Continue reading