Sony a9 II Camera now in Stock and Shipping

the new Sony a9 II pro-level full frame mirrorless camera is in stock at Amazon and it will soon be in stock at B&H and Adorama. The US price is $4,498. Order now if you are interested! Continue reading “Sony a9 II Camera now in Stock and Shipping”

Best Memory Cards for Sony a9 II

Here are the Best memory cards for Sony a9 II camra? Check out the top recommended & fastest SD cards for Sony a9 II full frame mirrorless camera with seveal selections below.

The Sony a9 II has two SD card slots that both support the fast UHS-II SD cards. That means you can take full advantage of the ultra high read (transfer speed) and write speeds (fast buffer clearing time) of UHS-II cards to get the best performance out of you Sony a9 II. In addition, Dual UHS-II-compatible SD memory card slots allow for flexible file saving and handling and can be configured to partition raw and JPEG files or can be used for overflow recording. Featuring a 35mm full-frame 24.2MP stacked Exmor RS CMOS sensor and an updated BIONZ X processor, the Sony a9 II (AmazonB&HAdorama) is an amazing mirrorless camera is created specifically to support working professionals in the fields of sports photography and photojournalism. And the Sony a9 II is capable of completely silent continuous shooting up to 20fps at full 24.2MP resolution in RAW+JPEG with continuous AF/AE (autofocus and auto exposure) tracking at 60 calculations per second and no EVF or LCD blackout, and continuous shooting at up to 10 fps with mechanical shutter. In addition to stills, UHD 4K video recording is supported at up to 30 fps and Quick and Slow Motion recording is also available.

For Sony a9 II users who love shooting sports and 4K videos, in order to get the best out of your Sony a9 II mirrorless camera, we highly recommend using dual UHS-II memory cards from the list below. Below are our top recommended & fastest SD cards for Sony a9 II camera based on the speed and price.  Continue reading “Best Memory Cards for Sony a9 II”

Best Lenses for Sony a9 II

Best Lenses for Sony a9 II camera. Here are the good selection of recommended lenses for your Sony a9 II? Check out the list of best Sony a9 II lenses.

The new Sony a9 II mirrorless camera is equipped with a 35mm full-frame 24.2MP stacked Exmor RS CMOS sensor and an updated BIONZ X processor, and it provides silent continuous shooting up to 20 fps at full 24.2MP resolution (RAW+JPEG) with up to 6 AF/AE tracking calculations per second without EVF or LCD blackout, and continuous shooting at up to 10 fps with mechanical shutter. In addition to stills, UHD 4K video recording is supported at up to 30 fps and Quick and Slow Motion recording is also available. The Sony a9 II is comprised of 693 focal-plane phase-detection AF points covering approximately 93% of the image area, as well as 425 contrast AF points. Additional notable focusing capabilities include Real-time Eye AF with right eye / left eye selection, Real-time Eye AF for animals – augmented with a new algorithm, Real-Time Eye AF for movie, Real-time Tracking, selectable focus frame colour, Touch Pad focus point control while using the viewfinder and more. Additionally, 5-axis SteadyShot INSIDE sensor-shift image stabilization is available, too, which minimizes the appearance of camera shake by up to 5.5 stops.

So, if you are the lucky one who have already got the Sony a9 II (AmazonB&HAdorama), then you might be thinking about which lenses are also worth adding to your gear bag. In order to help you get a professional-like shot, I have read and watched hundreds of E-mount lens reviews and I also own quite a collection myself. Here we list the top recommended and most suitable native full-frame E-Mount lenses for Sony a9 II mirrorless camera including leading prime and zoom options from wide-angle to telephoto, which helps you choosing the exact lens of your demanding situation.  Continue reading “Best Lenses for Sony a9 II”

Fujifilm XF 16-80mm f/4 R OIS WR Lens Firmware 1.0.2 Released

Fujifilm released a new firmware update version 1.0.2 for XF 16-80mm f/4 R OIS WR Lens.

The X-series lens has a minimum shooting distance of 35cm over the entire shooting range. It is lightweight, at 440g and Fujifilm say when paired with the X-T30 the total weight is 823g, making it an ideal travel lens choice.

Fujifilm XF 16-80mm f/4 R OIS WR lens has a price tag of $800. Check availability at Amazon / B&H Photo Video/Adorama. Continue reading “Fujifilm XF 16-80mm f/4 R OIS WR Lens Firmware 1.0.2 Released”

Nikon Z50 vs. Nikon D7500 Comparison Video

Here is a Nikon Z50 vs. Nikon D7500 comparison video.  According to updates on Nikon camera range positioning chart, the Nikon Z50 sits in the same segment as the Nikon D7500.

The Nikon Z50 is a compact mirrorless camera with an APS-C sensor that uses the company’s Z-mount. It uses a 20.9MP BSI CMOS sensor (derived from the D500) with on-sensor phase detection, but not in-body image stabilization like the full-frame Z6 and Z7.

The Nikon Z50 now shipping and available at B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon. Continue reading “Nikon Z50 vs. Nikon D7500 Comparison Video”

Sony a6600 vs Fujifilm X-T3 Review: King of Compact Cameras ?

Tony Northrup has published a new video reivew that compares the Sony a6600 with Fujifilm X-T3.

Both are excellent APS-C format mirrorless camera on the market,  the question is simple and in the video you can find the answer of which one do you prefer?

Check out the Sony a6600 vs Fujifilm X-T3 Review below! Continue reading “Sony a6600 vs Fujifilm X-T3 Review: King of Compact Cameras ?”

Leica SL2 47MP Full-frame Mirrorless Camera, Price, Specs and Availability

The Leica SL2 is a L-mount full-frame mirrorless camera for professional stills photographers and videographers. It comes several significant updates and design changes when compared with the original Leica SL.

It offers a 47 megapixel full-frame sensor, Maestro III processor, 20fps burst shooting, 4K/60p video recording, in-body image stabilisation, improved ergonomics, a more comfortable grip, simplified three-button control layout, Object Detection AF, electronic viewfinder with a resolution of 5.76 megapixels, 3.2-inch LCD screen with 2.1 megapixels, and a 187 megapixel multishot mode.

The US price for Leica SL2 body is $5,995. It is now available for pre-order at B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon. Release date is scheduled for November 21st, 2019. Continue reading “Leica SL2 47MP Full-frame Mirrorless Camera, Price, Specs and Availability”

Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN Art for Sony E-mount and L-Mount Mirrorless Cameras

The new Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN lens for Sony E-Mount and L-Mount is the second newly-designed “Art zoom” dedicated forfull mirrorless cameras.  The new lens joins the previously-announced 14-24mm F2.8 DG DN Art as the second of Sigma’s DN zoom.

The lens has a total of 19 elements, including low dispersion, special low dispersion and aspherical glass. Sigma’s ‘Super Multi-Layer’ and ‘Nano Porous’ coatings have been applied to reduce flare and ghosting. Autofocus is driven by a stepping motor and the lens can focus as close as 18cm (7.1″).

The Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN Art will be available in both L-mount and Sony E-mount in mid-November 2019. Pricing will be announced at a later date. Compared against Tamron’s popular 28-75mm F/2.8 Di III RXD, which retails for $850, it would be in the same price range. Check at BHphotoAdoramaContinue reading “Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN Art for Sony E-mount and L-Mount Mirrorless Cameras”

It’s Official : Canon EOS Ra Astrophotography Camera

Canon EOS Ra astrophotography camera is now officially announced. It is the same identical specs to the EOS R, featuring 30MP sensor, 3.69M-dot OLED EVF, dot-matrix LED panel and magnesium-alloy body.

Canon has modified the IR filter in front of the full-frame sensor, to allow the EOS Ra to capture four times the amount of hydrogen alpha rays (656nm wavelength) compared to the standard EOS R camera. Canon EOS Ra also offers a 30x magnification option in the EVF and in Live View, a significant increase from the 10x magnification found in the standard EOS R.

The US price is $2,499. Pre-orders will begin on Tuesday, November 19 at 12:01 am EST at Adorama and B&H. Continue reading “It’s Official : Canon EOS Ra Astrophotography Camera”

Panasonic Lumix S PRO 16-35mm f/4 & 70-200mm f/2.8 Lenses for L-mount

In addition to the new Panasonic firmware updates, the company also unveiled two new L-mount compatible full frame lenses.  These lenses are the    and . Panasonic also updated the Lumix S L-mount lenses roadmap.

The US price of Panasonic Lumix S PRO 16-35mm f/4 Lens is $1,497.99, the Panasonic Lumix S PRO 70-200mm f/2.8 O.I.S. Lens is priced at $2,597.99. Both Panasonic L-mount lenses are available for pre-order at B&HAdorama. Order now if you are interested. Continue reading “Panasonic Lumix S PRO 16-35mm f/4 & 70-200mm f/2.8 Lenses for L-mount”