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


Tamron 28-75mm F2.8 lens announced for full-frame Sony mirrorless cameras

Tamron is working on a 28-75mm F2.8 lens for full-frame Sony mirrorless cameras. This is the Tamron’s first ever lens for the Sony full-frame E-mount system.

The new high-speed standard zoom lens, 28-75mm F/2.8 Di III RXD will offer a minimum focus distance of 19cm/7.5in at wide-angle, will measure 11.7cm/4.6in long and weigh in at 19.4oz/1.2lb. Tamron claims the lens will offer excellent optical performance and high-quality bokeh. An ‘RXD’ stepping motor autofocus unit provides quiet operation for video applications, and the whole thing will be moisture-resistant.

The lens incorporates an all-new high-speed and precise AF driving system called RXD(Rapid eXtra-silent stepping Drive) which operates with remarkable quietness, making it perfect for video use. It’s also compatible with the “Direct Manual Focus (DMF)” feature that enables Sony cameras to instantly switch between autofocus and manual focus. … Continue reading


Sony FE 400mm f/2.8 GM OSS lens spotted at the 2018 Winter Olympics

Here is the first image of upcoming Sony FE 400mm f/2.8 GM OSS Lens at 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics.

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.

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. … Continue reading


Sony a6500 & a6300 Firmware Updates Released

Sony released a new firmware update for Sony a6500 and Sony a6300 mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras.

Firmware update version 1.05 for A6500 and version 2.01 for A6300 adds support for the Sony E 18-135mm lens.

The upgrade also improves overall stability of the cameras. Check out the details with the provided download links below. … Continue reading


Sigma FE Lens and 50mm f/1.4 DC DN Lens Coming at CP+ Show

A new Sigma FE lens and 50mm f/1.4 DC DN lens is rumored to be announced at CP+ 2018 show.

At the end of last year, Sigma released a new APS-C E-mount lens for Sony mirrorless cameras: Sigma 16mm f/1.4 DC DN lens. They have also released a new lens roadmap for Sony E-mount cameras. According to the graph Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary lens will be the next lens in the DN-series lineup and to be announced in 2018.

Along with APS-C E-mount lens, Sigma is also rumored to unveil their first FE lens designed for Sony full frame mirrorless cameras. Both lenses will be announced around CP+ Show in Japan on March 1st. More details after the break! … Continue reading


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

Here are the latest Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS lens reviews published on the web.

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 bodies with the lightweight of just 325 g in weight. The lens features 2 ED and 1 aspherical elements, a minimum focus distance of 45cm. The Optical SteadyShot image stabilization helps to minimize the appearance of camera shake for sharper imagery when shooting handheld with slower shutter speeds.

The price of the new standart zoom lens is $598 in US. Check out the Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS lens reviews by Cameralabs and Digitalphotopro. … Continue reading