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Sample gallery update: Sony FE 100-400mm F4.5-5.6 GM OSS

Bison, drift cars, horseback riders, antelope – from the beach to the race track, the Sony 100-400mm G Master is one versatile piece of kit.

Samyang unveils 35mm F1.4 autofocus lens for Sony full-frame mirrorless

Samyang has announced its fourth autofocus prime lens for Sony full-frame mirrorless cameras: meet the long-rumored and much-anticipated Samyang AF 35mm F1.4 FE.

Sony Cyber-shot RX10 IV sample gallery updated

Where better to take a 24-600mm equivalent superzoom than on a trip to the mountains? With a zoom range ideal for travel, our RX10 IV review unit headed north to Whistler, BC almost as soon as it arrived.

Sharp and wide: Sony FE 12-24mm F4 G gallery updated

We've had more time to shoot with Sony's ultra wide 12-24mm F4 zoom; see how it performed in a variety of shooting scenarios.

Manfrotto is teaming up with Sony to make accessories for Alpha series cameras

Sony and Manfrotto are teaming up to create a line of accessories specifically for Sony cameras and lenses. First up, a tripod that will be on display at PhotoPlus in NYC.

Sony a9 firmware update 1.10 'improves image quality and overall stability'

Sony has released a new firmware version for the popular Sony a9 that addresses some memory card bugs and "improves the image quality and overall stability of the camera."

How a photojournalist shot the eclipse photo of a lifetime with the Sony a9

A veteran photojournalist, Rick Wilking secured a spot in the path of totality for the August solar eclipse. While things didn't quite pan out as predicted, an unexpected subject in the sky and a quick reaction made for a once-in-a-lifetime shot.

Why should you care about the Sony RX10 IV? Phase detection autofocus, that's why

The Sony RX10 IV is a fixed lens camera with a 1"-type sensor and 24-600mm equivalent lens that can shoot 4K video or stills at 24 fps, but that's not what we think is interesting about it. The addition of phase detection autofocus is pivotal to all those features.

Sony packed serious phase detect AF into these new 4K palm-style camcorders

Sony just debuted three palm-style 4K camcorders that steal a bit of speedy phase detect autofocus technology from the company's RX10 IV. In fact, they kind of improve on it.

Not your typical superzoom: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV gallery and impressions

Sure, the price tag is outrageous. But Sony has made some real leaps forward with its RX10 series in this latest iteration. We've been able to shoot some fast-moving action and get some initial impressions of this souped-up superzoom.

SLR Magic announces CINE 18mm F2.8 lens for Sony E-Mount

SLR Magic's latest lens for Sony E-Mount cameras looks like a good option for landscape and architectural photographers, as well as video-shooters.

Phase One unveils IQ3 100MP Trichromatic digital back, promises unmatched color quality

Phase One has released a new 100MP digital back called the Trichromatic. Designed with Sony, the IQ3 100MP Trichromatic promises "unsurpassed color quality."

Hands-on with the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV

Sony's new Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV is here, and it's all about speed and autofocus. We got our hands on the camera in New York City today so you can take a look at what's new.

Sony announces new Cyber-shot RX10 IV with phase-detect AF and 24 fps bursts

Sony has announced its new Cyber-shot RX10 Mark IV, featuring a 315-point phase detect system, 24 fps burst shooting and the same 24-600mm lens as its predecessor.

Sony: 'Our company has a vision which is more important than profit alone'

Recently, DPReview was invited to Japan to visit both the Sony headquarters in Tokyo and Sony’s image sensor factory in Kumamoto. The trip was an opportunity to gain some insight into both the philosophy and the technology that underpins the company.

Throwback Thursday: Alpha A700, Sony's first high-end DSLR

Turning ten years old this week is the A700, Sony's first high-end DSLR after fully taking over Konica Minolta's camera business. With plenty of Minolta DNA, it debuted in September 2007 to take on the likes of Canon's 40D and Nikon's D300.

Sony unveils the Venice, its first full-frame cinema camera system

Sony just took the cover off an exciting (and probably very expensive) new cinema camera called the Venice. It's the company's first full-frame digital motion picture camera system.

Gallery: photographing parkour with the Sony a9

Seattle's Freeway Park is a labyrinth of trees, towers of concrete and tourists. Turns out, it's also a great place to practice parkour. With several Sony a9's in hand, we turned our lenses to the skies to capture some flying humans in our latest sample gallery.

Sony launches Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact with 3D-scanning function

The XZ1 and XZ1 compact smartphones take over much of the flagship XZ Premium's camera specification, and will be the first devices to launch with Android 8.0 Oreo.

Sony RX0 puts a 1-inch sensor into a rugged and ultra-compact body

The new Sony RX0 is aimed at professional and enthusiast level videographers and imaging professional who work in challenging conditions.

Blind portrait shootout: Sony a9 vs Canon 1DX Mark II vs Nikon D5

Try your hand at this blind portrait shootout between the Canon 1DX Mark II, Nikon D5 and Sony a9. With all bias removed, you might just rank your favorite camera brand worst.

Sony a6500 firmware update improves image stabilization in movie mode

Version 1.04 of the Sony a6500 firmware can be downloaded from the Sony Support website now.

Canon beats Nikon to get EISA’s Pro DSLR award for 3rd year running

Canon’s EOS 5D Mk IV has won the European Imaging and Sound Association’s Professional DSLR of the Year award, making this the third year in a row that the brand has beaten Nikon to the top spot in the professional camera category.

Sony 'trade up' program gets you $500 plus trade-in value towards a new a9

If you're looking to switch to Sony, the company's new limited-time "α trade up" promotion can snag you up to $500 + trade-in value towards a brand new a9, a7 II, a7R II, or a7S II when you hand over your DSLR or mirrorless camera.

Sony Kumamoto sensor factory earthquake: first public footage

On April 16, 2016 disaster struck in Kumamoto in the form of an unprecedented 7.0 magnitude earthquake. Here is the public's first look at Sony's sensor factory during the quake, the resulting damage and the efforts to restore operations.

Sony financial report tops estimates thanks to smartphone sensors and earthquake recovery

The fortunes of Sony’s camera division have taken a turn for the better with a rise in first quarter sales and operating income thanks to 'high-value' cameras and booming smartphone sensor business.

Sony a7S II sends 4K video from the International Space Station to Earth

A Sony a7S II mounted on the outside of the ISS' Japanese Experiment Module (KIBO) for the last seven months has sent back some impressive 4K video and stills.

Sony full-frame CineAlta 4K motion picture camera teased ahead of launch

Sony has teased its customers with news of an upcoming announcement: it will soon take the wraps off a new CineAlta motion picture camera, one sporting a 36x24mm sensor.

This video compares a $50 Sony camcorder with a $50,000 RED Epic Dragon

Just in case there was any doubt in your mind, here's the definitive video proof that yes, a $50,000 cinema camera beats the pants off a $50 camcorder in a side-by-side test.

Sony patents 400mm F2.8 lens for a curved medium format sensor

It's been a crazy day for innovative patent news. Apparently Sony is thinking of developing a medium format curved sensor camera.

Sony 1000 fps sensor gives high-speed vision to industrial robots

The ability to shoot images at 1,000 fps first appeared in a Sony smartphone sensor. Now the Japanese manufacturer is using the same feature for industrial applications.

Firmware update fixes Sigma MC-11 AF issues with incompatible lenses

The newly launched firmware version 1.06 fixes AF-issues that can occur with some lenses that are not officially compatible with the MC-11 converter.

Venus Optics shows off footage captured with forthcoming Laowa 15mm F2

Venus Optics has a new lens on the way - the Laowa 15mm F2, for Sony's E mount. Billed as the world's fastest 15mm lens, the manufacturer claims zero distortion. And footage shot with the new 15mm certainly looks nice.

Sony a9 banding issue: fact or fiction?

Recently Jared Polin of Fro Knows Photo reported some rather visible banding with the Sony a9 in 2% of images shot at a soccer match. We dig into the issue and its cause, and just how relevant it may be to your real-world shooting.

Sony's Mavica FD71 liked floppy disks, hated magnets

In this weeks' Throwback Thursday article, Simon raises a toast to the Sony Digital Mavica FD71 - a little camera which used really big memory cards.

Sony 12-24mm impresses Lensrentals with great sharpness, reasonable price

Roger Cicala is a difficult man to impress, but he's been waxing lyrical over at Lensrentals about Sony's new 12-24mm wide zoom.

Sony announces new 20MP 1-inch sensor for industrial applications

Sony's new CMOS sensor is backside-illuminated and offers an all-pixel global reset function which should drastically reduce rolling shutter effect when panning.

Video: Sony a9 falls short with  Canon 300mm and 400mm lenses attached

If you're thinking of using Canon's sports glass on the Sony a9, think again. The ultra-fast camera slows way down when you attach off-brand glass.

Now we know: Sony a9 is sharper than we thought

We've reshot the Sony a9 in our studio. The short story: it's sharper! The long story... well you can read it all here.

Sony a9 Full Review: Mirrorless Redefined

With the 24MP, 20fps full-frame mirrorless a9, Sony is clearly looking to shake up the sports and action photographer market. Read our full review to find out if we think it might succeed.

North Korea may have used a spy drone equipped with a Sony SLT camera

South Korean website Naver reports that a North Korean Spy Drone that was found in South Korea in 2014 was equipped with a Sony SLT camera.

Rumor: Sony a7 III will have a9 autofocus system, no crazy frame rates

Sony Alpha Rumors claims to have reliable information on the next evolution of the a7 series.

Sony releases Alpha 7R II, 7S II, 7II, a6500 and a6300 firmware updates

Sony has released updates for a range of cameras that address stability issues, provide support for the new 100-400mm F4.5-5.6 lens and add several new functions.

New Sony a9 firmware fixes overheating warning

It appears the overheating warning function of Sony's a9 camera has initially been a little bit overzealous. A new firmware version which has been released today is now fixing the issue.

It's a photo album... and a camera: the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-N1

Not only was 2005's Sony Cyber-shot DSC-N1 a respectable ultra-compact camera – it also had a 500-shot photo album and large 3" touch LCD for easy photo sharing (and painting).

DPReview on TWiT: Is the Sony a9 worth $4500?

On this week's episode of The New Screen Savers from the TwiT Network, DPReview editor Carey Rose talks with Leo Laporte and Iain Thomson about who really needs Sony's newest full-frame mirrorless camera.

Sony is preparing its sensor business for a stronger yen

Sony plans to make its semiconductor business unit less reliant on volatile demand from the smartphone sector by cutting costs, boosting production yields and increasing sales of sensors for cars.

Sigma Mount Converter MC-11 experiences focus bug when used with Sony a9

A statement from Sigma acknowledges that some of its zoom lenses may experience focus issues on the Sony a9 when used with the MC-11 adapter.

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