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Articles tagged "sony"
Nov 5, 2018 at 17:33
Whether you've grown tired of what came with your DSLR, or want to start photographing different subjects, a new lens is probably in order. We've selected our favorite lenses for Sony mirrorlses cameras in several categories to make your decisions easier.
Oct 26, 2018 at 15:52
Venus optics has announced the pricing and availability of its Laowa 10-18mm F4.5-5.6 FE zoom lens.
Oct 18, 2018 at 13:00
The importance of APS-C, a future a7S model in development and why customers want two card slots – read our full interview with Sony's Kenji Tanaka.
Oct 17, 2018 at 15:45
A handful of Sony users have noticed a particular model of SanDisk SD cards is showing errors when used with Sony a7 III camera.
Oct 8, 2018 at 21:38
Sony has announced a new "Alpha Female" program, a creator-in-residence opportunity that will award six-month grants to five female filmmakers and photographers.
Sep 25, 2018 at 22:18
At Sony's press conference at Photokina the company announced that 12 more E-mount lenses will be arriving over the next two years. In addition, the company is working to utilize artificial intelligence in its technologies, with one application being Eye AF trained to detect animal eyes.
Sep 20, 2018 at 15:45
Cosina has announced its eighth lens designed specifically for Sony's E-mount system. The Voigtlander 21mm F3.5 lens is due out October 2018.
lens newsSep 20, 2018 at 14:00
Sony has taken the wraps off of its new 24mm F1.4 GM full-frame lens, which the company claims is the lightest in its class. Despite its fast aperture, the 24mm F1.4 is remarkably light, weighing just 445 grams (15.7 ounces). The lens will set you back $1400 when it ships next month.
camera newsAug 31, 2018 at 18:18
The Cyber-shot HX95 and HX99 are a pair of slim, compact high-zoom cameras featuring the BIONZ X image processing engine, front-end LSI, and 4K video recording and will be available in October for European customers.
Aug 30, 2018 at 11:00
Both Nikon and Sony now offer a $2000 mirrorless full-frame camera. Spec-wise, the two have a lot in common, but small differences between them might affect your preference.
Now that Nikon has entered the full-frame mirrorless camera market, the natural question that comes up is how its first model, the Z7, compares to Sony's high resolution king, the a7R III. We take a look at how these two cameras stack up against one another.
Aug 17, 2018 at 13:00
A veteran wildlife photographer and typically a Nikon shooter, Aaron Baggenstos took the Sony a9 on a recent trip to the Alaskan Wilderness. Find out his impressions of the camera and see some of the incredible images he was able to capture.
Aug 15, 2018 at 14:00
In a press release issued this morning, Sony announced it has sold more full-frame cameras than any other brand in the US over the past six months, measured both by units sold and by value.
sample galleryAug 10, 2018 at 13:00
Sigma full-frame Art lenses are finally available in Sony E-mount. Here's how the 85mm F1.4 Art looks on an a7R III and a7 III.
Jul 30, 2018 at 18:38
Elinchrom has released a firmware update for its Transmitter PRO that enables Sony and Olympus users to shoot with the ELB 500 TTL strobe.
mobileJul 26, 2018 at 18:13
Sony's upcoming flagship smartphone is likely to be the first device to make use of the company's latest and greatest mobile image sensor.
mobileJul 23, 2018 at 18:07
Sony's latest high-end smartphone sensor uses Quad Bayer arrays for improved low light performance, higher resolution and improved dynamic range.
videoJul 22, 2018 at 13:00
Sony's new 400mm F2.8 G Master rounds out the company's commitment to provide a complete range of pro-level lenses to photographers who use the Alpha system. In this week's episode of DPReview TV, Chris and Jordan take this behemoth for a spin and share their first impressions of Sony's exciting new telephoto.
Jul 20, 2018 at 11:00
The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI earned high marks in our recent review, and we've revisited our collection of buying guides to reflect our final conclusions. Click through for links to our updated guides covering the best pocketable and long zoom compacts as well as the best choices for travel, which has a new winner (hint, hint).
Jul 17, 2018 at 15:49
Gitzo and Sony have teamed up to launch a new tripod and L-bracket designed specifically for Sony α-series cameras.
There have now been seven variants of the Sony RX100 series, and at least six of them are still current models. Confused? Here's an updated look at their differences, and our recommendations among them now that we've tested the Mark VI.
camera newsJul 13, 2018 at 18:35
Sony has quietly updated its RX100 V, bringing a couple of the goodies from the RX100 VI travel zoom. The updated RX100 VA gains a new processor and various firmware tweaks but misses out on the VI's other hardware improvements.
The Sony RX100 VI is a spectacularly capable travel camera, combining a flexible zoom range with impressive autofocus. But there's no getting around the fact that it's an expensive camera, and a longer lens comes with certain trade-offs. Read on for our full analysis.
Jul 10, 2018 at 18:58
Tamron's version 2.0 firmware update for its 28-75mm F2.8 Di III RXD claims to have addressed reported issues with autofocus during video shooting.
With enough reach to land itself in 'travel zoom' territory, the Sony RX100 VI is well suited for a wide range of shooting situations. We've made a significant update to our initial sample gallery with plenty of samples from the past few weeks.
lens newsJun 27, 2018 at 14:00
Sony's previously announced 400mm F2.8 GM OSS received a full introduction today. The pro-grade lens will ship in September for $12,000, and aims to deliver superior autofocus and handling.
Jun 25, 2018 at 13:00
The launch of the RX100 VI, with its 24-200mm equiv. zoom, sees Sony enter the large sensor travel zoom market. This puts it squarely into competition with the much less expensive Panasonic TZ / ZS100 and 200. How do the three compare?
Sony recently announced the RX100 VI, the newest addition to its compact camera line. How does this new model stand out from the rest? Chris and Jordan take the camera for a spin and tell us what they think – and even manage to fit in some well earned hammock time in the process.
The Sony Cyber-shot RX100 VI is a 1"-type compact camera with a 20.1-megapixel Exmor RS stacked CMOS sensor and a 24-200mm equivalent F2.8-4.5 zoom lens. We've been shooting with one since its launch and have prepared a brief overview video.
camera newsJun 5, 2018 at 14:17
Sony has announced the Cyber-shot RX100 VI, a 1"-type compact camera with a 24-200mm equivalent F2.8-4.5 zoom lens, 315 phase detection points and the ability to shoot at 24 fps with autofocus.
Tamron's 28-75mm F2.8 lens for E-mount is sharp, compact and is the first third-party standard zoom for the system. While we work through our full review, check out our preliminary sample gallery to get a feel for how it performs.
May 29, 2018 at 20:19
Sony has unveiled a faster, higher-resolution OLED panel for use as an electronic viewfinder. The UXGA panel gives a 25% increase in each direction, compared with the 2.36M-dot finders in recent high-end models. The panel also promises a 240 fps mode to give a more lifelike preview.
May 23, 2018 at 14:42
According to a recent investor presentation, Sony intends to occupy the top slot in the overall camera market by the end of 2020, beating back Canon and Nikon by boosting its interchangeable lens systems.
May 15, 2018 at 20:18
One man's feature is another man's bug. Photographer Robert Hall has discovered a quirk about how the live view and EVF on Sony's full-frame mirrorless cameras respond when you attach a flash. Fortunately, he's also found a way to work around it.
May 15, 2018 at 17:13
Photographer David Oastler got his hands on an early copy of the Tamron 28-75mm F2.8 Sony FE lens, and while he couldn't take pictures with it, he did get to test its focusing capabilities. The great news: this thing focuses just as fast a Sony native lens.
May 15, 2018 at 13:00
If it feels like we've been writing a lot about Sony recently, you haven't been imagining things: we've been writing about its products and technologies quite a bit. Here's why.
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