Articles tagged "sony"

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Meyer-Optik-Görlitz reveals Nocturnus 50 F0.95 II lens for Sony E-Mount

The Nocturnus 50 F0.95 II is a super-fast standard lens for mirrorless Sony cameras with E-Mount. Stepless aperture control makes it an interesting option for videographers. Read more

Action-packed: Sony a6500 First Impressions

The Sony a6500 is the company's premium APS-C offering and well-suited for fast action photography. In our First Impressions Review we look at its features, operation and its performance. Read on

Five reasons to buy the Sony RX100 V (and four reasons to reconsider)

The Sony RX100 V is the world's most advanced pocketable camera with a 1"-type sensor, and it's also the most expensive. For some photographers it'll be just what the doctor ordered, while it may not be the best choice for others. Read more

Sony Xperia XZ camera review

The Sony Xperia XZ has all the right moves: 4K video, a 23MP sensor and a dedicated camera button. But competition is steep among its high-end competitors, and in terms of camera performance the Xperia XZ struggles to stand out. Read more

Godox launches mini radio flash unit for Sony mirrorless cameras

Flash and accessory manufacturer Godox has announced a new radio controlled flash unit that it says is designed to work with the Sony mirrorless range of cameras. Read more

Sony a7 II firmware version 3.30 now available

A minor firmware update for the Sony a7 II improves exposure when flash is used. Read more

Woof! Sony a6500 sample images are here

We just finished up an action-packed two days of photography in Austin, Texas with the new Sony a6500. Spoiler alert - it's pretty impressive. See gallery

Spoilt for choice: which Sony RX100 is right for you?

Since the RX100 first came out, Sony has introduced a total of four updated models to market and hasn't discontinued any of them. Should you save a few bucks and go with less than the latest-and-greatest? Find out which one is the right fit. Read more

Sony announces the PXW-FS7 ll with electronic variable ND filter and new handling features

Sony is preparing to release an updated version of its popular PXW-FS7 professional video camera that will feature an electronic variable neutral density filter that automatically compensates for exposure shifts of between two and seven stops. Read more

Fast Five: Sony Cyber-shot RX100 V Review

The Sony Cyber-shot RX100 V sets a speedy new standard for the series with its 24fps Raw + JPEG burst shooting, as well as a new phase-detection autofocus system and impressive 4K video. So how does it stack up against the growing competition? Read more

Carry-everywhere convenience: Sony RX100 V samples gallery update

With the RX100 V review on the horizon, we've been carrying one with us everywhere to take as much advantage of whatever daylight we've got left in Seattle this time of year. Beaches, motorcycles and fall color abound in our updated samples gallery. Read more

Kipon launches EF to Sony E adapters with built-in variable ND filter

Chinese lens and accessory maker Kipon has introduced an adapter that includes a variable neutral density filter, primarily for video shooters. Read more

The Sony a99 ll will be available on time – but in very short supply

Sony has announced that its a99 ll full-frame camera will go on sale on November 25th as expected, but it will not be able to supply nearly enough to meet demand right away. Read more

Sony a6300 versus a6500: what's changed, and what still needs to change

What a difference eight months can make. The Sony a6500, predictably, has both a lot in common with the a6300, but also adds some impressive updates. Take a look at what an extra $400 in sticker price really gets you. Read more

Sample reel: the Sony RX100 V shoots impressively detailed 4K video

Sony's RX100 V puts incredibly detailed 4K, highly stabilized 1080p and super smooth slow motion video in your shirt pocket. We've put together a quick reel showing these modes in action. See more

Sony FE 70-200mm F2.8 GM galleries: Roller derby and daylight base ISO samples

Photographer James McDaniel helped us put Sony's premium telezoom to the test, shooting both the fast-paced action of roller derby as well as a variety of daylight shots. See more

UPDATED: Sony RX100 Mark V real-world samples

Autumn is in full swing in Seattle, and so we've been shooting the Sony RX100 V with what little daylight remains this time of year to bring you an real-world gallery update. Check out our new samples to see how it performs. Read more

Video: Sony a6500 First Look

The a6500 is the new top-end model in Sony's line of APS-C cameras, offering competitive high-speed burst shooting, in-body image stabilization and a touchscreen. Take a look at how it looks (and how its 11 fps shutter sounds) in our hands-on video. Read more

Hands-on with the Sony Cyber-shot RX100 V

Just minutes after the Cyber-shot RX100 V's announcement, Sony let us put our grubby hands all over it. Take a closer look at the fifth evolution of the RX100 series. See more

Hands-on and in-depth with the Sony a6500

We got our hands on the Sony a6500 immediately after its announcement, and have been digging through the menus and the specs to help explain what makes it tick. Read more

Sony a6500 adds 5-axis stabilization, touchscreen and processing power

Sony has taken the wraps off of its 24MP a6500 mirrorless camera. The flagship APS-C camera gains five-axis image stabilization and touchscreen operation. It will cost around $1400. Read more

Sony announces Cyber-shot RX100 Mark V with 315 phase-detect AF points and 24 fps bursts

Sony has announced the latest version of its RX100 series: the Mark V. It maintains a 20MP sensor and 24-70mm equiv. F1.8-2.8 lens, but adds phase-detection AF to achieve focus speeds as fast as 0.05 sec, and a front-end LSI to improve speeds and enable 24 fps shooting with AF. Read more

Throwback Thursday: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-R1

In September of 2005 something big arrived: the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-R1. In this week's Throwback Thursday, we'll take a look at what was the world's first fixed-lens camera with an APS-C sensor. Read more

Sony announces price and release date for FE 70-200mm F2.8 GM OSS

The Sony FE 70-200mm F2.8 GM OSS will become available on September 30th, but the bad news is that those orders could take up to three months to fulfill. Read more

Reader's poll results: What was the most exciting announcement of Photokina?

After the dust settled in Cologne, we asked our readers: What's been the most exciting announcement of Photokina? Now, the results are in! Read more

2017 Sony World Photography Awards accepting entries

The 2017 Sony World Photography Awards are open for business and accepting entries in four main competitions. Take a look a selection of early entries. Read more

Teardown reveals Sony image sensors in iPhone 7

A teardown reveals that both cameras in Apple's iPhone 7 use Exmor RS sensors that are supplied by Sony. Read more

Photokina 2016: Hands-on with Sony a99 II

We're at Photokina, where we've had a chance to get our hands on the Sony SLT-a99 Mark II. In this article we've detailed some of the features that jumped out at us. Read more

Sony announces 42MP a99 Mark II with 5-axis stabilization

Sony has announced the a99 II, a 42MP A-mount SLT camera to mark the tenth anniversary of the alpha series. It features 5-axis image stabilization and 4K video capture with no pixel binning. It will cost $3200/€3600 body only. Read more

Sony offers E PZ 18-110mm F4 G OSS for Super 35mm/APS-C

Sony has announced the E PZ 18-110mm F4 G OSS stabilized power zoom lens for Super 35mm/APS-C format. Read more

Sony's new flagship FDR-X3000 action cam shoots stabilized 4K video

Sony's newest flagship action camera is smaller than its predecessor, has an improved user interface and can shoot optically stabilized 4K video. Read more

Throwback Thursday: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-F707

More lens than camera, we take a look back at Sony's laser-equipped F707 compact introduced in 2001. Read more

Sony Xperia X Compact offers high-end camera in smaller format

The Sony Xperia X Compact is one of the very few smartphones that combines a powerful camera with a compact body, putting it in direct competition to Apple's iPhone 6s. Read more

Sony announces Xperia XZ flagship device with triple-sensor camera

The camera in Sony's Xperia XZ combines a 23MP image sensor with on-sensor PDAF, a laser for faster and more accurate AF and a color sensor for fine-tuned white balance. Read more

Sony introduces FE 50mm F2.8 Macro with 1:1 reproduction

Sony has announced the FE 50mm F2.8 Macro, a full-frame lens with true 1:1 macro magnification. Read more

Tamron announces SP 90mm F2.8 Di Macro and TAP-in console for Sony A-mount

Japanese optical manufacturer Tamron has announced it is to launch its exciting 90mm macro lens in a Sony A-mount, and that Sony users will now be able to update and customize some of their Tamron lenses using the company’s TAP-in lens console. Read more

Firmware update for Sony a7R II improves stability, adds support for radio controlled flashes

Sony has released a firmware update for its a7R II full-frame mirrorless camera which improves camera stability while adding support for the company's new radio controlled lighting system. Read more

Canon and Sony dominate EISA awards for photographic equipment

The European Imaging and Sound Association (EISA) has awarded Canon and Sony four titles each from the 19-strong list of photography products it has selected as the best of the year. Read more

Canon EOS 80D vs Sony a6300: vying for the stills/video hybrid crown

The Sony a6300 and Canon EOS 80D are two very different answers to the question of how to make a stills and video camera for enthusiasts. But which does it better? Read more

Elinchrom adds Sony compatibility to its high speed sync Skyport Plus HS wireless controller

Elinchrom's new Skyport Plus HS remote flash trigger and controller now allows Sony camera users to synchronize their shutter with Elinchrom flash heads using speeds of up to 1/8000sec. Read more

Sony a7R II versus a7 II: Eight key differences

They look a lot alike, but the Sony a7R II costs almost twice as much as the a7 II. Here's why. Read more

Throwback Thursday: a fresh look at the Sony Mavica FD-91

Step back into the days of Y2K nightmares and 56K modems with the Sony Mavica FD-91, the second camera that DPReview ever reviewed. Make sure you've packed your floppies, it's gonna be a pixellated ride. Read more

Feast your eyes on a Sony 24-70mm F2.8 G Master teardown

Sony's SGNL YouTube channel tears down the $2200 24-70mm F2.8 GM so you don't have to. See video

Sony Xperia X Performance achieves top score in DxOMark Mobile ranking

With a DxOMark Mobile Score of 88 the Sony Xperia X Performance ranks alongside the best devices in the class, the HTC 10 and Samsung Galaxy S7 edge. Read more

Comparison Review: Sony FE 50mm F1.4 ZA vs 55mm F1.8 ZA

Sony recently announced its pro-level normal prime for its FE mount: the 50mm F1.4 ZA. But how does it stack up against the venerable 55mm F1.8 ZA? We put the two lenses head-to-head to take a look at sharpness, bokeh, coma, and longitudinal CA. Read more

Sony 35mm FE lens firmware update improves manual focus reliability

Sony has issued firmware updates for its 35mm full-frame primes which claim to improve focus point reliability when using manual focus for long periods of time. Read more

Sony Planar T* FE 50mm F1.4 ZA Sample Gallery

Sony has just announced its Planar T* FE 50mm F1.4 ZA lens, a high quality normal for its E-mount Alpha line of cameras. At a shooting event in San Diego, we had a chance to go hands-on. Read more

Hands-on with Sony's wireless flash system, arriving in August

Sony's wireless radio flash system, which includes both a transmitter and receiver, is coming to retailers in August. Sony has announced pricing, and given us a brief opportunity to go hands-on. Read more

Sony announces FE 50mm F1.4 ZA prime lens

Sony has announced a new full-frame 50mm F1.4 FE lens. Bearing the Carl Zeiss label, this fast prime offers an 11-blade aperture and Zeiss T* coating. It's also incredibly sharp across the frame even wide open, with little axial CA to speak of and pleasing bokeh. Read more

Sony prices 70-200mm F2.8 GM OSS G Master at $2600

Sony's premium telezoom for full-frame will cost $2600 when it reaches US consumers in July. The 1.4x and 2.0x teleconverters designed for the 70-200 will each cost $550 and are also expected to ship in July. Read more

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