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Japan earthquakes affect Sony sensor production, Fujifilm steps in to help damaged camera gear

DIYPhotography Japan earthquakes affect Sony sensor production, Fujifilm steps in to help damaged camera gear http://bit.ly/1VgGUEm Japan earthquakes affect Sony sensor production, Fujifilm steps in to help damaged camera gear Last week, two earthquakes struck southwestern Japan, leaving at least 41 people dead and substantial damage to the region, which is known for its manufacturing facilities. Sony was affected by the quakes, forcing operations at two of its factories to shut down for a period of time, while Fujifilm has […]

Sony Announces RX100 VI: A Pocketable Fixed Lens Camera With Impressive Autofocus and Expanded Focal Range

Fstoppers Impressive stuff, Sony. Sony Announces RX100 VI: A Pocketable Fixed Lens Camera With Impressive Autofocus and Expanded Focal Range Today, Sony announced their latest camera for professionals and amateurs alike. Read More at Fstoppers

If your camera were a human, who would it be? Sony pokes a little fun at DSLRs in their latest commercial

DIYPhotography If your camera were a human, who would it be? Sony pokes a little fun at DSLRs in their latest commercial http://bit.ly/1rtZGfl If your camera were a human, who would it be? Sony pokes a little fun at DSLRs in their latest commercial To show off the features of the Sony RX100 IV camera, Sony Thailand has produced an amusing three minute video imagining your camera as if it were a human in order to make their points on […]

This Octopus Learned How to Shoot With a Sony DSC-TX30 Camera

Popular Photography How long before this octopus photographer is shooting his first wedding? This Octopus Learned How to Shoot With a Sony DSC-TX30 Camera Rambo the octopus is the highest paid 8-limbed photographer in the biz Read More at Popular Photography

Interview With the Overall Winner of the Sony World Photo Awards

Fstoppers Check out our interview with this talented photographer! Interview With the Overall Winner of the Sony World Photo Awards Last week, Sony announced the overall winner of the 2018 World Photo Awards. British photographer Alys Tomlinson was awarded the €25,000 prize for her project documenting pilgrimage sites in France, Ireland and Poland. Read More at Fstoppers

‘The Great 24-70mm f/2.8 Shootout’ pits nearly identical Canon, Nikkor, Pentax and Sony against each

DIYPhotography ‘The Great 24-70mm f/2.8 Shootout’ pits nearly identical Canon, Nikkor, Pentax and Sony against each other http://bit.ly/1TqWSWe ‘The Great 24-70mm f/2.8 Shootout’ pits nearly identical Canon, Nikkor, Pentax and Sony against each No matter what brand of camera you prefer, there’s a good chance a 24–70mm f/2.8 lens is available for the mount. It’s one of the most versatile pieces of glass out there and almost every company manufacturers some variation of it. To put four of these variations […]

New Gear: Zeiss Batis 25mm F/2 and 85mm F/1.8 Lenses For Sony Full-Frame Cameras

Popular Photography New Gear: Zeiss Batis 25mm F/2 and 85mm F/1.8 Lenses For Sony Full-Frame Cameras New Gear: Zeiss Batis 25mm F/2 and 85mm F/1.8 Lenses For Sony Full-Frame Cameras These Zeiss lenses have a built-in OLED display and are built specifically for Sony’s full-frame A7-series cameras. Read More at Popular Photography

Sony shooters need wait no more, the Godox X1 triggers for Sony are now available

DIYPhotography Sony shooters need wait no more, the Godox X1 triggers for Sony are now available http://bit.ly/1rKcWMd Sony shooters need wait no more, the Godox X1 triggers for Sony are now available Sony’s decision to go with a hotshoe design that no other camera system in the world supports has meant that Sony shooters have typically been limited to using Sony’s own expensive flash units, or going with some array of adapters that may or may not allow them all […]

New Gear: Sony Updates 24-70mm F/2.8 and 16-35mm F2.8 A-Mount Lenses

Popular Photography Sony says their updated zoom lenses offer a 4x Autofocus improvement New Gear: Sony Updates 24-70mm F/2.8 and 16-35mm F2.8 A-Mount Lenses Faster AF performance and new coatings are among the improvements to Sony’s popular zoom lenses Read More at Popular Photography

See The Winning Photos of the 2015 Sony World Photography Awards

Popular Photography Some powerful imagery in this year’s list of winners (NSFW) See The Winning Photos of the 2015 Sony World Photography Awards Gallery of the winning entries of the 2015 Sony World Photography Awards, the world’s largest photography competition. Read More at Popular Photography

What Nikon F to Sony E Adapter Is the Best Choice?

Fstoppers Looking to adapt your Nikon lenses to Sony? Check this out! What Nikon F to Sony E Adapter Is the Best Choice? If you are a Nikon user thinking about making the switch to Sony cameras, you probably wonder what adapter could help you make a smooth and cheap transition by keeping your precious glass. In this video, Matt Granger shows you the different adapters available for you and which one is the best — or… Read More at […]

Digital Throwback: Remember the Sony Mavica?

PictureCorrect Photography Tips Digital Throwback: Remember the Sony Mavica? In the latest edition of Digital Throwback, Mashable takes a look at a camera that never got as much attention as it should have when it was first released, way back in 1999. The Sony Mavica MVC-FD73 was a pioneering digital camera that used…wait for it…a 3.5” floppy disk as its “memory card.” Remem… Read More at Picture Correct

Camera Comparison – The Fujifilm X-H1 Versus the Sony a7R III

Digital Photography School Two currently popular mirrorless cameras on the market compared. Camera Comparison – The Fujifilm X-H1 Versus the Sony a7R III If you’re considering a new camera and aren’t sure which brand or model to get, here’s a camera comparison of two popular new models from Fuji and Sony. See which might best suit your own needs. Read More at Digital Photography School

New Gear: Zeiss Batis 25mm F/2 and 85mm F/1.8 Lenses For Sony E-Mount

Popular Photography The latest lenses from Zeiss look fantastic and a little futuristic. New Gear: Zeiss Batis 25mm F/2 and 85mm F/1.8 Lenses For Sony E-Mount These Zeiss lenses have a built-in OLED display and are built specifically for Sony’s full-frame A7-series cameras. Read More at Popular Photography

Is it Worth Spending on Fast Memory for the Sony a7 III?

Fstoppers Are those expensive memory cards worth it? Is it Worth Spending on Fast Memory for the Sony a7 III? Could an upgrade in card speed to UHS-II make a noticeable difference in performance with the latest generation of the popular Sony a7 series? Read More at Fstoppers

The Mirrorless Camera That Rivals the Pro DSLRs: Fstoppers Reviews the Sony A9

Fstoppers Just how good is the Sony a9? Check out our review! The Mirrorless Camera That Rivals the Pro DSLRs: Fstoppers Reviews the Sony A9 When Sony released their first mirrorless camera, few were convinced it could ever match up with big DSLR pro bodies such as the Nikon D5 or Canon 1D X II. The Sony a9 is the first attempt to offer pros a mirrorless alternative to these brick-like cameras, but does it stack up? Read More at […]

Hands On: Sony A7R II, RX100 IV and RX10 II

Popular Photography Check out Sony’s powerful new cameras Hands On: Sony A7R II, RX100 IV and RX10 II Our Senior Tech Editor takes his first look at Sony’s three newly announced cameras Read More at Popular Photography

Nikon D5 vs Sony a7R II… at ISO 3,276,800

PetaPixel The Nikon D5 has ISO 3 million… but Sony wins. Nikon D5 vs Sony a7R II… at ISO 3,276,800 The $6,500 Nikon D5 DSLR and $3,200 Sony a7R II mirrorless camera are two of the current leaders in low-light, high-ISO shooting, but how do they stack up Read More at PetaPixel

Sony a7 III Reviewed, Quite Possibly the Best Overall Full-Frame Camera on the Market

Fstoppers The Sony a7 III is looking pretty good. Sony a7 III Reviewed, Quite Possibly the Best Overall Full-Frame Camera on the Market Jared Polin, aka the Fro, brings us yet another real-world review, where he looks in-depth into the latest and greatest cameras on the market. This time it’s Sony’s latest offering in the a7 III and I’ve been looking forward to this review since the announcement. Read More at Fstoppers

Different, But Still the Same: Sony Announces the FS5 II

Fstoppers New gear from Sony! Different, But Still the Same: Sony Announces the FS5 II It seems that Sony is taking the lazy route on its new professional camcorder. The FS5 II comes with the same S35 sensor as the Mark I version and only offers improved color rendition. Read More at Fstoppers

Canon Glass on the Sony a7 III: Another Reason to Switch Systems

Fstoppers Have you shot with Canon glass on Sony? Canon Glass on the Sony a7 III: Another Reason to Switch Systems If there’s one thing that makes long-time Canon users twitchy about making the jump to Sony, it’s glass. Switching systems can be an expensive decision, and the cost of Sony’s lenses only makes this worse. “What about adapters?” you might ask. In this video, photographer Jason Lanier tackles that qu… Read More at Fstoppers

Camera Test: Sony Cyber-Shot RX100 IV

Popular Photography The RX100 IV has the first stacked CMOS sensor, letting you pull data from it five times faster. Read our full review to see how this new compact did in the lab and out in the field. Camera Test: Sony Cyber-Shot RX100 IV Our full lab test of the Sony Cyber-Shot RX100 IV Read More at Popular Photography

Sony adds support for radio controlled flashes to the A7R II with new firmware update

DIYPhotography Sony adds support for radio controlled flashes to the A7R II with new firmware update http://bit.ly/2bOylSs Sony adds support for radio controlled flashes to the A7R II with new firmware update Sony first mentioned their new wireless radio controlled flash system in March and officially launched it in July. It allows the control of up to 15 separate flash units in up to 5 different groups. A very useful and welcome addition for Sony shooters. But, not every camera […]

Samyang Unveils Its First AF Lenses! A 50 f/1.4 and a 14 f/2.8 for Sony FE

PetaPixel Huge news for Sony FE users! Samyang Unveils Its First AF Lenses! A 50 f/1.4 and a 14 f/2.8 for Sony FE Bokeh lovers on a budget rejoice! Samyang today made its long-awaited foray into the world of autofocus lenses with two new pieces of glass: a 50mm f/1.4 a Read More at PetaPixel

UPDATED: Sony A7S II Gets 5-Way Image Stabilization, Internal 4K Video Recording

Popular Photography Looks like Sony is giving their new A7S full 14-bit raw, which is a very big deal for some shooters. UPDATED: Sony A7S II Gets 5-Way Image Stabilization, Internal 4K Video Recording The new Sony A7S II doesn’t need an external recorder to capture 4K or special lenses for image stabilization Read More at Popular Photography

Sony expand their full frame macro range with a new 50mm f/2.8

DIYPhotography Sony expand their full frame macro range with a new 50mm f/2.8 http://bit.ly/2coPT7I Sony expand their full frame macro range with a new 50mm f/2.8 Sony have today announced the release of the full frame Sony FE 50mm f/2.8 Macro lens. This announcement doubles the number of lenses in their full frame macro range to two. It also gives those looking a “standard” lens an option other than the FE 50mm f/1.8, and the ability to focus mu… Read […]

Sony Predicts Canon and Nikon Full-Frame Mirrorless Are Coming Soon, Canon Confirms It’s ‘On the Offensive’

Fstoppers The mirrorless market is about to get really interesting. Sony Predicts Canon and Nikon Full-Frame Mirrorless Are Coming Soon, Canon Confirms It’s ‘On the Offensive’ It’s not exactly news that Sony and Fujifilm are progressing by leaps and bounds with their mirrorless offerings, while many are staring at Canon and Nikon, waiting for a response. A Sony executive recently predicted that just such a response is coming soon, and Canon confirmed it. Read More at Fstoppers

Just assembled my SmallRig cage for the Sony A7II. aside the fact that it’s buil…

DIYPhotography Just assembled my SmallRig cage for the Sony A7II. aside the fact that it’s build like a tank, I did not even have to speed up the video (almost) only took 4:30 minutes. I love it. #smallrig #moviemaking #cameracage #camera #sony #mount Read More at DIY Photography

Sony Unveils Firmware Update 3.10 for a Number of Its Mirrorless Cameras

Shutterbug Magazine If you’re a Sony mirrorless user, there’s lots of goodies in this free firmware update. Sony Unveils Firmware Update 3.10 for a Number of Its Mirrorless Cameras Sony has released new firmware updates for the A7R, A7R II, A7S, A7, A7 II and A6000 cameras. For the A7R II, A7II, A7R, and A7S cameras, Update 3.10 includes support for new lenses as well as support for phase-detection AF. Read More at Shutterbug.com

Camera Test: Sony A7R II

Popular Photography How good is the Sony A7R II? Find out in our full lab test Camera Test: Sony A7R II Sony releases the new A7R II Read More at Popular Photography

Hands-On Experience With the Sony a7R III: Shooting Fitness and Activewear

Fstoppers How good is the Sony a7R III? We put it to the test! Hands-On Experience With the Sony a7R III: Shooting Fitness and Activewear On a multi-day assignment in Portland last week, I took advantage of my day off between assignments to experiment with the Sony a7R III and try it out in my normal workflow. Read More at Fstoppers

Funny thing, 6 @blackmagic Ursa mini cameras, and people are checking my @sony …

DIYPhotography Funny thing, 6 @blackmagic Ursa mini cameras, and people are checking my @sony A7II rig #photokina2016 #sony #blackmagic Read More at DIY Photography

Sony a7 III Review: An Elite Camera with a Friendly Price Tag

PetaPixel “In conclusion, the a7 III is a top-quality hybrid stills and video camera body that I highly recommend.” Sony a7 III Review: An Elite Camera with a Friendly Price Tag I recently had the opportunity to test the Sony a7 III thanks to the generosity of Glenn Wenfield from Sony North America. Since this is a camera that has already generated quite a buzz, I want to start by discussing how I am approaching this review. I am not […]

Use Your Nikon F Lenses On Sony E–Mount APS-C or Full-frame Cameras With New Vello AF Adapter

Shutterbug Magazine Cool tool. Use Your Nikon F Lenses On Sony E–Mount APS-C or Full-frame Cameras With New Vello AF Adapter Sony shooters will soon be able to use their beloved Nikon F lenses with a new adapter from Vello scheduled to ship sometime next month. This is a premium adapter with all-metal construction, superb build quality, and an anti-reflective matt finish. Read More at Shutterbug.com

Introducing the new Sony a7 III – Let’s see what all the fuss is about

Digital Photography School We’ve been asked a lot this week what we think about the new Sony A7 III. Unfortunately we didn’t get an invite to take a look at the launch events (hint hint Sony) but we’re super impressed and put together a collection of first impression reviews at https://digital-photography-school.com/introducing-new-sony-a7iii-fuss-about/ What do you think about this camera that seems to have the whole internet buzzing? Introducing the new Sony a7 III – Let’s see what all the fuss is […]

Sony Announces A68 Translucent Mirror Camera With “4D Focusing” In Europe [Now in America!]

Popular Photography Sony is bringing its new A68 to the US and Canada. Here are all the details, including the price. Sony Announces A68 Translucent Mirror Camera With “4D Focusing” In Europe [Now in America!] The Sony A68 camera is only official in Europe right now, but it brings some enhanced autofocus features Read More at Popular Photography

This is the Speed of the Sony a7 III

PetaPixel The speed of the a7 III. This is the Speed of the Sony a7 III Here’s a short video by Camera Creativ that demonstrates the high-speed continuous shooting of the new Sony a7 III, a full frame mirrorless camera that costs $2,000. Like the $3,200 Sony a7R III, the a7 III has a burst speed of up to 10 frames per second for both RAW and JPEG photos. But the a7R III… Read More at PetaPixel

The 2015 Popular Photography Camera of the Year: Sony A7R II

Popular Photography And the 2015 Popular Photography Camera of the Year is…. (Congratulations @Sony!) The 2015 Popular Photography Camera of the Year: Sony A7R II Sony knocked it out of the park with the A7R II making it our Camera of the Year for 2015 Read More at Popular Photography

CES 2016 wrap up live from the Sony booth.

Popular Photography CES 2016 wrap up live from the Sony booth. Read More at Popular Photography

Shooting with a 50+ year old Russian lens on a Sony A7RII

DIYPhotography Shooting with a 50+ year old Russian lens on a Sony A7RII http://bit.ly/2e4IEAi Shooting with a 50+ year old Russian lens on a Sony A7RII The Helios 44-2 is one of my favourite old lenses. This, along with the Jupiter-9 are my two most used manual focus lenses for stills and video. The Helios 44 line started in 1958. Its initial design is a copy of the Carl Zeiss Biotar 58mm f/2, and was produced by KMZ for the […]