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Sony's updated 3D Creator app can use your smartphone's front camera to scan your face

The update also comes with "post-scan cloud processing," which allows you to render 3D models with 4K resolution textures for better detail and realism.

Sony fixes a7 lll 'blinking pixels' video issue with firmware 1.01 update

The first firmware update for the Sony a7 III addresses an issue in video mode wherein "blinking pixels" would show up along the base of footage recorded with certain settings.

Sony 'striping': here's the fix

For owners of Sony's a7R III, a9 and the new a7 III, there's now an easy fix for the rare but dreaded 'striping' in backlit shots with lots of flare. Click through to learn more.

Adobe has quietly added support for Sony's .ARQ Pixel Shift files to Lightroom

ARQ files shot using the Pixel Shift mode in the Sony a7R lll—and processed using Sony's own Imaging Edge software—can now be opened and edited in Lightroom Classic CC after the latest update.

The Xperia XZ2 Premium is Sony's first dual camera smartphone, can shoot ISO 51200!

The Xperia XZ2 Premium's dual-camera system is designed for low-light performance. It's also the first phone capable of recording 4K HDR footage.

Opinion: the Sony a7 III could be the new Nikon D750

For a few years now we've been recommending the Nikon D750 to enthusiasts and semi professionals needing the most reliable camera for the money. But it might finally be time to change that recommendation...

Tech Insights teardown confirms Galaxy S9 uses Samsung and Sony image sensors

For some reason, Samsung isn't exclusively using its own image sensors in the Galaxy S9 smartphone. Depending on where you buy the Galaxy S9, your device will either ship with a Samsung S5K2L3 or Sony IMX345 image sensor.

Sony unveils FS5 II Super 35mm camera with 4K HDR and 120fps RAW

Sony has announced the impending arrival of its latest professional Super 35mm camera, the FS5 II. Aesthetically, little has changed compared to its predecessor, but the features included with the FS5 II mean you won't have to shell out money for firmware updates like the FS5.

ProGrade demonstrates first ever 1TB CFexpress card with 1,400MB/s read speed

Memory card manufacturer ProGrade Digital has publicly demonstrated its upcoming CFexpress cards at NAB 2018 in Las Vegas. Due out later this year, the cards top out at 1TB in capacity and have maximum read/write speeds of 1,400MB/s and 1,000MB/s, respectively.

Shooting the Sony a7 III around the Pacific Northwest: Sample gallery updated

We've already posted lots of images from the Sony a7 III launch event, but now we've had plenty of time with the camera around our home base in Seattle. Check out our updated gallery to see the cherry blossoms at the University of Washington, historic coastal lighthouses and more.

Sony World Photography Awards reveals 2018 Open category and National Awards winners

The 10 Open category winners revealed this week will duke it out for $5,000 in prize money and the title of Open Photographer of the Year. The winner will be revealed on April 19th, alongside the Professional category winners.

Sony a7 III studio scene published

Our review of the Sony a7 III is well underway and, as part of this, we're publishing our studio test scene. We'll be building out the review in the coming weeks as we test and shoot the camera in a series of situations.

Sony a7 III dynamic range and high ISO improve over its predecessor

On paper, the Sony a7 III is a tempting option for photographers who've been considering a switch to full-frame mirrorless. But how does its image quality stack up? We compare it to the Mark II and a few of its other peers.

Samsung wants to dethrone Sony, reach #1 in the global image sensor market

According to a recent report out of South Korea, Samsung is increasing production of its ISOCELL image sensors in a bid towards market leadership for image sensors. To reach this goal, Samsung will have to dethrone current market leader Sony... no small task.

Sony interview: 'If cameras are going to develop, manufacturers have to develop mirrorless technologies'

At CP+ we sat down with executives from several major manufacturers. Among them was Kenji Tanaka, of Sony, who talked to us about the a7 III as well as its plans to attract more pro shooters – without ignoring APS-C and entry-level customers.

Sony executive predicts Nikon and Canon will go full-frame mirrorless within a year

We spoke with Sony's Senior General Manager of the Digital Imaging Business Group, Kenji Tanaka, at CP+, and he told us that in his opinion, Canon and Nikon will join Sony in the full-frame mirrorless market by next year's CP+ show.

Pro Services: Are they worth it?

Canon, Nikon and now Sony offer programs to support pro photographers. What's the value of joining up? And should you?

SonyPixelShift2DNG combines a7R III Pixel Shift shots into DNG files

One of the limitations of Sony a7R III's Pixel Shift mode is that you have to use Sony's Imaging Edge software to process the resulting 'quartets.' That's where SonyPixelShift2DNG comes in, converting those unwieldy ARW files into DNGs you can edit in your favorite Raw converter.

Sony a7 III sample gallery updated

We've just updated our Sony a7 III sample gallery with a new batch of photos, including downloadable Raw files. There are no new photos of hipsters with beards and banding. We promise.

Hands-on with the Sony a7 III

Sony's a7 III mirrorless camera includes many features from its more advanced a9 and a7R III siblings, but at a more aggressive price point. Here's a quick hands-on tour of some of the most notable upgrades and improvements to Sony's 'basic' full frame model.

CP+ 2018: First Look - Sony 400mm F2.8 G Master

At the CP+ 2018 show in Yokohama, we made a beeline for the Sony booth to feast our eyes on a prototype of the company's upcoming 400mm F2.8 G Master super telephoto lens.

Video: Sony a7 III overview

The Sony a7 III may be the entry point to the company's full-frame mirrorless system, but it packs in a lot of technology borrowed from high-end siblings like the a9. Here's a quick hands-on rundown of what's on board the latest model.

Sony a7 III sample gallery

The Sony a7 III brings many of the advanced features of Sony's a9 flagship into a "basic" model that—to be fair—is anything but basic. Check out our results with the camera so far.

Video: Sony a7 III and Sony a9 Eye AF and Lock-on AF compared

Just moments after its launch at WPPI in Las Vegas, we had the chance to try out some of the Sony a7 III's features. Take a look at the a7 III's performance in Eye AF and Lock-on AF modes compared to the a9.

Sony launches a7 III: $2000 24MP full frame mirrorless with a9/a7R III advances

Sony has announced the a7 III, a $2000 image-stabilized 24MP full frame mirrorless camera with many of the a7R III and a9's improvements. These include a BSI sensor, AF joystick, EyeAF and the longest battery life of any mirrorless camera.

Sony is working on high-sensitivity dual-camera setup

The Japanese company says its new system will allow for low light shooting with ultra-high sensitivities - ISO 51200 in stills mode and ISO 12800 for video.

Sony Xperia XZ2 brings 4K HDR video to smartphones

Sony's new flagship smartphones come with an updated design and a couple of interesting improvements in the camera.

Tokina unveils the FíRIN 20mm F2.0 FE AF autofocus lens for Sony E-Mount

The Tokina FíRIN 20mm F2 FE AF is a followup to the MF version released in 2016, which adds (you guessed it) autofocus capabilities. Optically, the two lenses are identical.

New Sony release cable enables dual-shooting with the RX0

The VMC-MM2 release cable allows owners of Sony's ultra-compact RX0 to sync the sort-of action camera with a Sony alpha (or Cyber-shot) camera and capture photos and video simultaneously.

Sony announces new flagship guide number 60 HVL-F60RM wireless flash

Sony just released a new wireless flagship flash for E-mount with guide number 60. The HVL-F60RM offers "high-power flash output, reliable continuous performance and advanced control features with integrated radio control options."

Lensrentals tears down the Sony a7R III in search of better weather sealing

Lensrentals' Roger Cicala just tore down the Sony a7R III to see just how much Sony did (and didn't) improve the camera's weather sealing over its predecessor. The results are a "good news, bad news" deal.

Sensor breakthrough: Sony has developed a backlit CMOS sensor with global shutter

Sony has made something of a break-through in sensor development with a new backside-illuminated CMOS sensor that is capable of global shutter, a huge improvement over current CMOS global shutter technology.

Zeiss unveils 'small, robust and versatile' Loxia 25mm F2.4 lens

The Loxia 25mm F2.4 joins four other manual-focus Loxia lenses designed specifically for Sony's full-frame mirrorless cameras—a "small, robust and versatile" lens that will keep your kit light and inconspicuous when you're on the go.

Sony's huge 400mm F2.8 GM OSS lens spotted at the 2018 Winter Olympics

The much-anticipated Sony 400mm F2.8 GM OSS lens announced back in October has allegedly been spotted in the wild, being tested by the pros at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics.

$2,500 Sony a7S II vs $50,000 ARRI Alexa Mini: Can you tell the difference?

Our friends at ShareGrid recently put the affordable filmmaking favorite Sony a7SII up against a monster: the $50,000+ ARRI Alexa Mini. Can you tell the difference in their side-by-side test footage?

Full-frame showdown: Nikon D850 vs Canon 5D IV vs Sony a7R III

Dan and Sally Watson over at Learning Cameras put the Nikon D850, Sony a7R III, and Canon 5D Mark IV through their paces, testing all three cameras for everything from skin tones, to dynamic range, to autofocus tracking and more.

Sunset, golf and a false nuclear missile alert: Four days shooting in Hawaii

A dizzying sunset hike, a pro golf tournament and a false missile alert made for a challenging few days on a recent trip to Hawaii.

Meike's new battery grip for the Sony a9 and a7R lll comes with a wireless remote

Accessories manufacturer Meike has released details of a new grip it will be selling for the Sony a9 and a7R lll bodies that can hold two batteries and double as a remote control.

2018 Japan BCN camera rankings: Canon dominates DSLRs, tops Sony in mirrorless

The 2018 Japan BCN camera rankings are in, and the most surprising bit of news is that Canon is still outpacing Sony in the mirrorless segment, taking the #2 spot in that segment while still dominating in DSLRs.

Sony E 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 OSS sample gallery

Missile scare notwithstanding, we spent a lovely few days in Hawaii shooting with Sony's newest APS-C E-mount lens. See how it measures up capturing the spectacular scenery that the Aloha State is known for.

Sony a9 firmware 2.00 brings improvements to continuous AF and more

Sony has released firmware version 2.00 for its flagship a9 mirrorless camera. The most notable improvements are to continuous AF, but overall stability has been addressed, as well.

Sony Xperia XA2 and XA 2 Ultra put high-end camera tech in mid-range phones

With Snapdragon 630 chipset and 1080p displays, the Xperia XA2 and XA2 Ultra are mid-range devices. And yet they offer very similar camera technology to Sony's flagship models.

'Water Torture Test' compares Canon, Nikon, Sony and Olympus weather sealing

Imaging Resource recently put the Nikon D850, Sony a7R III, Canon 5D Mark IV, and Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II through a "water torture test." Watch the video to see how the cameras coped with "moderate heavy rain and misty conditions."

Sony announces Camera Control Box CCB-WD1 for wired RX0 control

The wired control accessory that Sony promised for the RX0 has arrived, as well as PlayMemories Mobile app update to enable more wireless control options.

Sony releases silver version of the popular a6300

The E-Mount 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens wasn't the only thing Sony announced last night. The company also released the popular APS-C Sony a6300 in Silver.

Sony introduces E-mount 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens for APS-C bodies

Sony has introduced an optically stabilized 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 E-mount lens that is 'an ideal fit' for its a6000 series of mirrorless cameras.

Video: Using the $5,700 Canon 200mm F2 on the Sony a7R III

How does one of the best cameras of 2017 handle Canon's beastly 200mm F2L IS USM? Photographer and YouTuber Manny Ortiz took the combo to a family photo shoot he was doing to find out.

Canon and Sony dominate Lensrentals' most rented gear of 2017 list

Lensrentals most-rented gear of 2017 contains a few interesting surprises. Among them: Sony has out-rented Nikon for the first time ever, and a Sony battery somehow took the #6 spot overall.

Video pits the GoPro Hero6 against the 'GoPro Killer' Sony RX0

Is the Sony RX0—not even marketed as an action camera—the 'GoPro Killer' that so many people think it is? Kaiman Wong put it to the test in a side-by-side comparison against the GoPro Hero6 so you can make up your own mind.

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