Sony Mirrorless

Sony a6000 Firmware Update Version 3.21

Sony a6000 Firmware Update Version 3.21

Sony has just released a new _firmware update version 3.21 for a6000_ mirrorless camera. The Sony A6000 features a 24.3 megapixel Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor, BIONZ X processor, fast Hybrid AF system that covers 92% of the frame with phase-detect 179 focal points.

Sony A6000 mirrorless camera body only price is $498. Sony A6000 Digital Camera Body with 16-50 F3.5-5.6 power zoom lens price is $598. Check out the Sony a6000 Firmware Update Version 3.21 details and download links below.

Zenitar 50mm f/0.95 lens becomes official

Zenitar 50mm f/0.95 lens becomes official

Zenitar 50mm f/0.95 lens  full frame cameras becomes official. The fast prime lens is now shipping and the USD price stands around $770.

Zenitar 0.95 / 50 developed and released at the Krasnogorsk plant them. S.A. Zvereva (KMZ) of Shvabe Holding. This is the first lens of the line, equipped with an E attachment for mirrorless cameras, as well as a unique bokeh pattern. Ultra-high aperture speed of F / 0.95 provides low-light shooting. Distinctive design detail has become a perfectly round diaphragm, provided with fourteen petals.

Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 FE Lens for Sony E-Mount

Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 FE Lens for Sony E-Mount

Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 FE lens now officially announced. Designed for full frame Sony E-Mount cameras the new Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 FE prime lens offers stunning resolution, bokeh and excellent AF performance.

The Samyang AF 85mm F1.4 FE will be available Spring 2019. Pricing to be determined later. We can have a look at the Canon EF version of this Samyang lens as it is is priced at $579 at Amazon.

Sure Sony user will wait and see if the real world images provide the same quality as the Sony FE 85mm f/1.4 GM lens ($1,798).

Sony a7S III Rumored to Feature Global Shutter Sensor with 4K@60P

Sony a7S III Rumored to Feature Global Shutter Sensor with 4K@60P

According to recent reports, Sony’s new low-light monster is rumored to feature a new global shutter sensor and 4k @ 60p video shooting speed. Earliest announcement for the Sony A7S III seems to be by the end of 2019.

The good thing is that the Sony A7S III will have features that far beyond than we expected. Check out the rumored _Sony A7s iii specs and predictions_ with the combined informations so far.

Nikon Z7 vs Sony a7R III Eye AF Comparison

Nikon Z7 vs Sony a7R III Eye AF Comparison

Here is the EYE AF comparison test for Nikon full frame mirrorless cameras. Dpreview compared the Nikon Z7 side-by-side with the Sony a7R III for Eye AF.

Mirrorless enthusiasts are familiar with Eye AF which is found on Sony mirrorless cameras, including the a7 III and a7R III against which the Z6 and Z7 compete. The features incorporated in new firmware being developed for the Z6 and Z7 full-frame mirrorless Nikon cameras,

  • Eye AF  Under development is an Eye AF function, which will automatically detect the subject’s eyes to make attaining critical focus on the eyes easier. It will allow users to capture photos in which focus has been clearly acquired on the subject’s eye, which is useful for portrait, event and street photography scenarios.

Nikon’s upcoming firmware is planned that will add Eye-detection AF, CFexpress support and Raw video over HDMI to the Z6 and Z7, with AF and AE improvements also coming in May. Check more details here.

Sony A6400 Now in Stock and Shipping

Sony A6400 Now in Stock and Shipping

Sony A6400 mirrorless camera is now in stock and shipping from several camera stores in US. The APS-c E-mount camera priced for $899 body-only and available at Amazon |B&H Photo Video | Adorama.

The a6400’s specs revolve around a familiar 24.2MP APS-C Exmor CMOS image sensor, once again paired with an Bionz X image processor. Sony’s latest follows the last two camera generations by including a hot shoe mount and a microphone jack, as well as 4K video recording at 24 or 30 fps.

The camera sports continuous shooting up to 11 fps using its mechanical shutter, or 8 fps in its silent shooting mode, with continuous AF / AE tracking. If you’re wondering about the math, that would be 116 frames of JPEG Standard or 46 frames of RAW compressed images.

Sony FE 135mm f/1.8 GM Telephoto Prime Lens for Sony E-Mount

Sony FE 135mm f/1.8 GM Telephoto Prime Lens for Sony E-Mount

The _Sony FE 135mm f/1.8 GM _is a new prime _lens_ for full-frame Sony mirrorless cameras that’s designed to deliver the ultimate bokeh. The mid telephoto prime lens features 13 elements in 10 groups including a recently developed, extremely precise XA (extreme aspherical) element that reduces aberration and increases resolution, as well as Super ED (extra-low dispersion) and ED elements.

It has a near-circular 11 blade diaphragm, the most ever used in an Alpha lens, which creates a very attractive blur to the out-of-focus areas of the image, Sony’s Nano AR Coating to reduce flare and ghosting, a fluorine coated front element, and it’s also dust and moisture resistant.

The US price for this lens is $1,898.00 (B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon) shipping in late April, 2019. 

Sony a7S III Coming with Global Shutter Sensor with 4K@60P

Sony a7S III Coming with Global Shutter Sensor with 4K@60P

Sony A7S III full frame mirrorless camera is rumored to feature global shutter sensor and 4K video recording at 60p.

The Japan-baed company did not announce the long-waited A7S III full frame MILC or a new APS-C mirrorless camera in the beginning of 2019. Reports indicates that the low-light full frame mirrorless from Sony will not be on display at the NAB 2019 event.  The earliest announcement for Sony A7S III seems to be the end of 2019. 

We already know that the A7S III camera could use the BSI Stacked sensor and there were several hints are coming that the upcoming Sony A7S III camera will have the 4K/60p, 4:2:2 10-bit and better battery life. The good thing is that the Sony A7S III will have features that far beyond than we expected. Check out the first rumored _Sony A7s iii specs and predictions_ via DCN.

Best Lenses for Sony A6400

Best Lenses for Sony A6400

Best Lenses for Sony A6400 mirrorless camera. Looking for recommended lenses for your Sony Alpha a6400? Here are the top rated Sony a6400 lenses.

The Sony a6400 camera is the new mid-range APS-C E-mount mirrorless camera. The a6400’s specs revolve around a familiar 24.2MP APS-C Exmor CMOS image sensor, once again paired with an Bionz X image processor. Sony’s latest follows the last two camera generations by including a hot shoe mount and a microphone jack, as well as 4K video recording at 24 or 30 fps. The camera sports continuous shooting up to 11 fps using its mechanical shutter, or 8 fps in its silent shooting mode, with continuous AF / AE tracking. If you’re wondering about the math, that would be 116 frames of JPEG Standard or 46 frames of RAW compressed images. It is really amazing!