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Comparing Sony 1.4x and 2.0x Teleconverters

Fstoppers Which teleconverter is right for you? Comparing Sony 1.4x and 2.0x Teleconverters With the launch of the Sony 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 GM lens, Sony joined the ultra-telephoto race, thus Alpha shooters started to compete better in wildlife and sports photography. But how does this lens perform with the Sony 2.0x and 1.4x teleconverters? Read More at Fstoppers

How Sony Created the Camcorder, But Failed

Fstoppers It was almost a Betamax world. How Sony Created the Camcorder, But Failed The camcorder as we know it was originally made up of two separate pieces. Sony would be the ones to bring the pair together, but it never caught on. Read More at Fstoppers

Call to Action for All Sony Shooters: Test Your Lens Adapter for Sharpness

Fstoppers Have you had this issue? Call to Action for All Sony Shooters: Test Your Lens Adapter for Sharpness With the exodus of Canon users to Sony’s Alpha series, adapters have become incredibly important, particularly the Metabones V and the Sigma MC-11. Photographer Luis Gabriel Gerena has done a comparison and produced some slightly alarming — albeit very limited — results regarding sharpness when … Read More at Fstoppers

Lightning captured at 7200 fps. Coming to a Sony near you soonIncredible capture…

DIYPhotography Lightning captured at 7200 fps. Coming to a Sony near you soonIncredible captures of lightning at 7200 frames/second. (Found at: imgur.com/EIJwf3P.gifv) Read More at DIY Photography

Sony inks deal to acquire Toshiba’s image sensor business, facilities

DIYPhotography Sony inks deal to acquire Toshiba’s image sensor business, facilities http://bit.ly/1IujYfB Sony inks deal to acquire Toshiba’s image sensor business, facilities This week has been acquisition galore. First, the rumor of Nikon buying out Samsung’s NX sensor business (which has since been denied by the latter of the two), then came news that Phase One acquired Mamiya for its medium format technology. Today, Sony announced it has inked a deal that solidifies a $154 million buyout of Toshiba’s image […]

Bob Larson used a Sony A7 and Rokinon 14mm fisheye to make this graphic image fo…

Shutterbug Magazine Bob Larson used a Sony A7 and Rokinon 14mm fisheye to make this graphic image for our “Ultrawide” theme: Sodium street lights providing cool shadows to the warm highlights of an iron catwalk at Whiskey Row Alley in Prescott, AZ. Read More at Shutterbug.com

Elinchrom Brings TTL Compatibility for Sony and Olympus Users, With Fujifilm to Follow

Fstoppers Great news for Elinchrom users! Elinchrom Brings TTL Compatibility for Sony and Olympus Users, With Fujifilm to Follow Canon, Nikon, Sony, Fujifilm, Olympus, or Panasonic, it doesn’t matter what system you use with Elinchrom anymore. All of these are finally or extremely close to being compatible with TTL, HSS, and Hi-Sync. Read More at Fstoppers

9 Recommended Accessories for Your New Sony a7R III or a7 III Camera

Digital Photography School We’ve noticed quite a few of our readers switching to Sony’s latest A7 cameras so today published a list of suggested accessories that could be worth considering. https://digital-photography-school.com/9-recommended-accessories-sony-a7r-iii-a7-iii-camera/ 9 Recommended Accessories for Your New Sony a7R III or a7 III Camera Have you recently invested in one of the new Sony full frame cameras? If so, here are 9 accessories you’ll want to consider getting as well. Read More at Digital Photography School

New Gear: Sony A7 II Camera with 5-Axis Sensor Shift Image Stabilization

Popular Photography Here’s official pricing and availability for Sony’s new full-frame camera New Gear: Sony A7 II Camera with 5-Axis Sensor Shift Image Stabilization It’s only official in Japan, but it sounds great Read More at Popular Photography

Phase One Announces New 100MP Medium Format Sony Sensor and 100MP Aerial Cameras

DIYPhotography Phase One Announces New 100MP Medium Format Sony Sensor and 100MP Aerial Cameras http://bit.ly/1UoFKlT Phase One Announces New 100MP Medium Format Sony Sensor and 100MP Aerial Cameras Kicking off 2016 with a bang, Phase One announced a new 100mp full frame 645 medium format sensor. The sensor was designed together with Sony, and will be used in the new 100MP Phase One XF camera system. No to be confused with the standard full-frame sensor, this one got its name […]

Hands-On with the new Sony RX100 VI Compact Camera

Digital Photography School In the last few weeks Sony have announced the sixth camera in their RX100 series. These compact cameras have always received rave reviews so what’s the latest update like? Hands-On with the new Sony RX100 VI Compact Camera The newest Sony camera to hit the market is the Sony RX100 VI compact camera. Coming in just under a whopping $1200, let’s see what it can do in these hands-on tests as three reviewers give it a go. […]

Video: Hands On with the Sony A7II

Popular Photography Check out our in-depth hands-on with Sony’s new full-frame A7 II camera Video: Hands On with the Sony A7II A day shooting with Sony’s newest full frame ILC Read More at Popular Photography

Sony looks to take on GoPro’s HERO+ with its new entry-level action cam

DIYPhotography Sony looks to take on GoPro’s HERO+ with its new entry-level action cam http://bit.ly/1mD32Kw Sony looks to take on GoPro’s HERO+ with its new entry-level action cam Nikon might’ve made the most commotion in the action camera game at CES 2016, they weren’t the only major brand to release adventurous new gear. Sony has also made their presence known with a brand new entry-level action cam designed to take on GOPro’s HERO+ head on. Meet the Sony AS50, a […]

Initial Review of Sigma’s Art Series Lenses for Sony FE Mount

Fstoppers Are you excited for the Sigma Art series on Sony? Initial Review of Sigma’s Art Series Lenses for Sony FE Mount Sony photographers everywhere are rejoicing over the long-coming rollout of Sigma’s Art series lenses on FE mount. But will Sigma’s new Sony-focused lineup be the answer versus the smaller native lens options? Read More at Fstoppers

Need a Low Light Profile for the Sony a7 III? Build Your Own

Fstoppers Shooting with the a7 III? Try this out for yourself. Need a Low Light Profile for the Sony a7 III? Build Your Own Sony’s a7 III is full of features but, like most new cameras, finding the best video settings requires some experimentation. Self-confessed uber geek Josh Yeo made this video to help you create your own picture profile to shoot with minimal noise in low light. (Warning: F-bomb and spreadsheets!) Read More at Fstoppers

Video: Hands On with the Sony A7 II

Popular Photography Sony’s A7 II is a very impressive camera. Check out our extensive hands-on. http://trib.al/mfMH1v4 Video: Hands On with the Sony A7 II A day shooting with Sony’s newest full-frame ILC Read More at Popular Photography

The Remarkably Light Sony FE 400mm F/2.8 GM OSS Lens Is Now Available for Preorder

Fstoppers It’s finally here!!! The Remarkably Light Sony FE 400mm F/2.8 GM OSS Lens Is Now Available for Preorder The Sony a9 now has a professional super-telephoto lens to complement its insane autofocus and frame rates. Today, you can preorder the Sony FE 400mm f/2.8 GM OSS lens, the world’s lightest 400mm f/2.8 lens. Read More at Fstoppers

New Gear: Sony Adds 4K To Action Cameras and HandyCams

Popular Photography Sony is doubling down on 4K video cameras New Gear: Sony Adds 4K To Action Cameras and HandyCams The X100V Action Cam and the AX33 Handycam revealed during CES 2015 Read More at Popular Photography

Reasons to Consider Buying the Canon 6D Mark II Over the Sony a7 III

Fstoppers Maybe Canon has the edge after all? 🤔🤔🤔 Reasons to Consider Buying the Canon 6D Mark II Over the Sony a7 III The Sony a7 III being announced right off the back of the Canon 6D Mark II release is probably one of the all-time great shutdowns in photography history. But are there still a few good reasons to choose the Canon camera over the Sony? Read More at Fstoppers

Redrock Micro introduces Super 8 inspired video rig for Sony A5000-series cameras

DIYPhotography Redrock Micro introduces Super 8 inspired video rig for Sony A5000-series cameras http://bit.ly/1RrxjrD Redrock Micro introduces Super 8 inspired video rig for Sony A5000-series cameras If you’re a fan of Sony cameras and have a love for retro gear, Redrock Micro has introduced a new product that might just pique your interest. It’s called the RetroFlex-S and it’s a retro-inspired video rig designed to turn Sony A5000-series cameras into a handheld shooting machines. Inspired by Super–8 of days long […]

Sony announces Industry 1st stacked CMOS sensor with hybrid autofocus and 3-axis stabilization

DIYPhotography Sony announces Industry 1st stacked CMOS sensor with hybrid autofocus and 3-axis stabilization http://bit.ly/1KUw1nD Sony announces Industry 1st stacked CMOS sensor with hybrid autofocus and 3-axis stabilization Following from last year’s announcement that they were raising 440 billion yen (nearly $4 billion) to further development and production of new sensor technology, Sony have started to reveal the fruits of their labor with the announcement of their new IMX318 sensor. Aimed squarely at the mobile devices market and with a […]

When the Sony a7S III Is Announced, What Features Are Make or Break?

Fstoppers What features do you want to see? When the Sony a7S III Is Announced, What Features Are Make or Break? Each day that passes is another day closer to the announcement of the Sony a7S III. We all know it’s coming, but what new features should it have? Read More at Fstoppers

Up-Close Look at the Sony FE 400mm f/2.8 GM Lens

Fstoppers Who wants to buy us one? Up-Close Look at the Sony FE 400mm f/2.8 GM Lens While Sony has been tightlipped about the specifics of their FE 400mm f/2.8 GM prime telephoto, they have gradually allowed more access to the prototypes. This video sums up basically all that can be said about the lens before actually holding and shooting with the thing. Read More at Fstoppers

Sony Unveils the 400mm f/2.8 Lens, a $12,000 Sports and Wildlife Monster

PetaPixel Sony just brought out the big guns. Sony Unveils the 400mm f/2.8 Lens, a $12,000 Sports and Wildlife Monster Sony has just unveiled the long-awaited 400mm f/2.8 G Master prime lens. The E-mount ecosystem finally has a fast super-telephoto lens designed for sports Read More at PetaPixel

Are These Our First Hints at More Sony Prime Supertelephoto Lenses on the Way for Mirrorless?

Fstoppers Good news for Sony shooters! Are These Our First Hints at More Sony Prime Supertelephoto Lenses on the Way for Mirrorless? Sony has appeared to have filed new patent applications for two more prime supertelephoto lenses: a 500mm f/4 and a 600mm f/4. Hold your wallet and check out these first images of their internal design. Read More at Fstoppers

Sony Introduces the a6300 Camera with World’s Fastest Autofocus

PictureCorrect Photography Tips World’s fastest autofocus, what do you think? Sony Introduces the a6300 Camera with World’s Fastest Autofocus New Mirrorless Camera Features World’s Fastest AF speed and Highest Number of AF points plus Newly Developed 24.2 MP APS-C Sensor, High Resolution 4K video recording and more NEW YORK, Feb. 3, 2016 – Sony Electronics, a worldwide leader in digital imaging and the world’s largest image sensor manufa… Read More at Picture Correct

The Nikon D850’s Sensor is Made by Sony: Report

PetaPixel Surprise! It’s Sony. The Nikon D850’s Sensor is Made by Sony: Report The Nikon D850 contains one of the most highly regarded sensors on the market today, and Nikon has touted the fact that it was designed entirely by Nikon Read More at PetaPixel

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

Sony Unveils the RX100 VI: 24-200mm Lens and World’s Fastest AF Speed

PetaPixel Now THIS is a compact camera. Sony Unveils the RX100 VI: 24-200mm Lens and World’s Fastest AF Speed Sony just announced the RX100 VI, a premium compact camera that combines portability, flexibility, advanced features, and image quality. Inside the camera is a 1-inch stacked 20.1-megapixel Exmore RS CMOS sensor with an upgraded BIONZ X image processor “with a front-end LSI that maximizes processing… Read More at PetaPixel

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

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