Category: Sony

Sony A1 Announced 50 MP at 30fps, 8K, Price : $6,498.00

Sony has announced the Sony A1, a new 50MP camera capable of shooting at 30 fps with no blackout. It is capable of recording 8K videos. Sony A1 uses a stacked CMOS sensor and a pair of new Bionz XR processors.

The US price is $6,498.00 and available for pre-order at B&HPhoto and Adorama. Shipping will start in March.

It uses the stacked CMOS sensor technology first seen in the a9 but takes it further, allowing silent, no-blackout images at up to 30 fps. The Sony A 1 has a 9.44 million dot OLED Quad-XGA electronic viewfinder, with a refresh rate of up to 240 fps, ensuring no blackout. The 9.44 million-dot (approx.), 0.64 type Quad-XGA high-definition OLED display and refined optics deliver the highest resolution in its class. It also offers 0.90x viewfinder magnification, a 41° diagonal FOV, and a 25mm-high eyepoint for clear, low distortion viewing from corner to corner. Continue reading…

New Sony RX Camera Rumored with the World’s First Full Frame Curved Sensor

Sony is rumored to announce a New RX Camera with the World’s First Full Frame Curved Sensor on January 26. This Sony RX Camera will feature a lens that is faster than the Sony RX1R II (which has a Zeiss 35mm f/2.0 lens).

As you might remember that several days ago Sony Japan posted a teaser for a new product announcement with the motto “The one never seen”. In addition to the new Sony RX camera, Sony is also expected to unveil the highly anticipated 8K full frame mirrorless camera (Sony a9 III) on January 26, 2021. This is what we have previously covered several times in our Sony Camera Rumors. Maybe we can also expect the RX1R III finally. Continue reading…

Sony Teases a Major Alpha Mirrorless Announcement on January 26th, A9 III?

Sony posted a new teaser on its Instagram account that they are getting ready to announce the first 8K mirrorless camera on January 26, 2021. Most people seem to be expecting an Alpha a9 III flagship mirrorless camera. This is what we have previously covered several times in our Sony Camera Rumors.

The new camera will shoot 8K30p, have a 50mp full-frame sensor and will be priced around $6000USD. It is expected to be named as an A9x series camera and not A7x. Could be either an A9 III or A9R. Anyway here are the rumored Sony A9III specs:

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Tamron 17-70mm f/2.8 Lens Reviews Roundup

Here are the latest reviews of the  . Designed for Sony APS-C E-mount mirrorless cameras Tamron’s new standard zoom is compatible with Sony’s Eye AF, Fast Hybrid AF and in-camera lens correction.

Tamron 17-70mm f/2.8 Di III-A VC RXD Lens for Sony E: $799  at B&H and Adorama. So Tamron 17-70mm f/2.8 Lens Reviews Roundup. Continue reading…

New Samyang 14mm T3.1 MK2 VDSLR Cine Lens

Samyang announces the addition of a wide 14mm focal length to its recently introduced VDSLR MK2 cine-lens series. Launched in August 2020, this new series is a compact and versatile cine lens range, enhanced with new features. The MK2 line-up now comprises 5 of the most-used focal lengths: 14mm (T3.1), 24mm (T1.5), 35mm (T1.5), 50mm (T1.5) and 85mm (T1.5). Fast T-stop values, renowned image quality and enhanced user-friendly features are available in 7 different camera mounts, with full-frame coverage.

Designed for videographers. The lens covers the full-frame, and is available in a number of lens mounts including Canon EF, EF-M, RF, Sony E, Micro Four Thirds, Fujifilm X-Mount, and Nikon F. Continue reading…

Canon and Sony Dominates the Japanese Market Sales

BCN Awards has released their camera and lens market share report for 2020 in Japan. BCN Ranking collects real sales data from approximately 40% of the Japanese retailers – this is not a worldwide report.

Also CAPA Camera announced the top-selling camera rankings for the second half of December 2020. The Canon EOS R5 wins the NO. 1 best selling camera, Sony a7C with 28-60mm lens kit was the second on the list while the Sony a7S III coming in third place.

Among the top 10, Sony has 5 models and Canon has 3. Both companies dominated the top 8 models and showed a good fight in that.

First CAPA results and later on BCN results. Check it out: Continue reading…

Sony FE 35mm f/1.4 GM Lens Now Available at AmazonUS

Good news is that the newly announced Sony FE 35mm F1.4 GM lens is now available for pre-order at Amazon US!  The price of the lens is $1400 and you can buy this bright prime optic from B&HPhotoAdorama.

Sony 35mm GM now available for preorder on Amazon EU stores too. So if you are in Europe feel free to check Amazon DEAmazon UK.

Delivering first-class image quality and beautiful bokeh in a compact and lightweight design, the Sony FE 35mm f/1.4 GM lens is ideal for shooting landscapes, portraits and street photography, for both stills and video. Continue reading…

Comparison of High Resolution Mirrorless Cameras

Dpreview TV has released a very useful video review. In the video, you can simply find the answer to the question of which one is the best for you among high resolution mirrorless cameras. Cameras subject to comparison are Canon EOS R5, Sony a7R IV, Nikon Z7 II and Panasonic S1R.

DPReview TV compared the Canon EOS R5, Sony a7R IV, Nikon Z7 II and Panasonic S1R to answer that question, including ergonomics, displays, autofocus, video, battery life, image quality and price. So enough talking you can watch the comparison of high resolution mirrorless cameras below : Continue reading…

Updated Sony A7 IV Specifications : 30MP, 4K60p, ISO 204,800

Let’s take a look at what features have shaped the latest rumors for the Sony A7 IV specifications. In this article, you can find the updated Sony A7 IV specifications as well as expected price information.

The latest news about the Sony a7 IV, which is expected to be announced in 2021, claims that the highly anticipated successor of the all-purpose Sony a7 III ( Amazon | B&H Photo Video) will have a brand new sensor with faster readings and at least 30MP. Meanwhile, the A7 IV is said to be capable of recording 4K 60p video, which is definitely great for video business and vloggers. On the other hand, the electronic viewfinder would be 0.5-inch OLED with 3.69million dots.

As far as pricing is concerned, the selling price of the Sony A7 IV is said to be around $2,499. What we know so far about the Sony a7 IV specifications are as follows. Continue reading…

Best Sony Lenses for Portraits in 2021

Looking for recommended Sony lenses for portrait photography ? This guide will help you understand what to look for when selecting the best Sony lenses for Portraits.

If you are doing portrait photography, yo will encounter many different requirements for families, from natural group shots to professional headshots. After all, every frame is different, and style plays an important role in your kit selection. If you want to make sure you choose the right lens for the image you want to capture, you should examine the different portrait styles you can take.

Whatever the purpose, the best portraits have a calm and effortless vibe. But a photogenic model or perfect location is never enough. As long as you keep the following elements in mind, you can achieve great results every time. So here are the best Sony lenses for Portraits : Continue reading…