Sony a6200 & a6700 Rumored to be Announced on August 29th

Sony is rumored to announce two new APS-c mirrorless cameras next week on August 29th, 2019. The products in question are the Sony a6200 and a6700.

According to recent reports Sony a6200 will be the entry-level APS-C E-mount that will replace the current a600. The second product would be the Sony a6700 which will replace currently the A6500. This will be the new flagship APS-c model.

The next camera will be an updated version of A6500 so the name of this model could be the Sony A6700. For this next model sensor should be the better than the Fujifilm X-T3 and on the video side 4k@60p 10 bit becomes very important in the market. Check out the first rumored Sony a6700/a7000 specs below. Continue reading “Sony a6200 & a6700 Rumored to be Announced on August 29th”

Rumors : Sony RX1R III to be Announced Soon

Sony is rumored to announce third version of its RX1R series full frame compact camera. According to recent reports the next camera would be the Sony RX1R III.

After the announcement of Sony a7R IV and RX100 VII, there are still two new unannounced camera codes registered (WW594724 and WW642826). This means two more Sony camera announcements within 1-2 months are coming.

Sony RX1R II replacement is on the horizon and it is expected to be announced soon (in the second half of 2019). The upcoming RX1R III or RX2 could feature with Sony a7R IV‘s 60MP full frame CMOS sensor.  Continue reading “Rumors : Sony RX1R III to be Announced Soon”

Canon EOS R vs Nikon Z 6 vs Sony A7 III Low Light Test

Check out this Canon EOS R vs Nikon Z 6 vs Sony A7 III Low Light Test.

On Youtube Happy Gilmore posted a short video where he tests the low light performance of the Canon EOS RNikon Z 6, and Sony a7 III. Continue reading “Canon EOS R vs Nikon Z 6 vs Sony A7 III Low Light Test”

Seven New Sony Sensors From 15-102MP, IMX311, IMX313, IMX409, IMX410, IMX521, IMX554, and IMX555

Seven new Sony sensors ranging from 15-102MP (IMX311, IMX313, IMX409, IMX410, IMX521, IMX554, IMX555) spotted on the web.

The Sony IMX555 looks like the most interesting since it matches the Fujifilm GFX100 in resolution and shoots 6k. See all the Sony sensor details below.

Sony 102MP Full Frame Sensor with 6K Video Support in the Works

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New Sony a7R IV Tests Now Available

Here are the new Sony a7R IV tests as well as the brochure which is available for download.

Sony a7R IV has a full-frame 61MP BSI-CMOS sensor with a claimed 15 stops of dynamic range (it’s the first new sensor since 2015, according to Sony). It has a 567-point hybrid AF system (with 74% frame coverage) with real-time eye, human and animal AF. The camera can shoot at 10 fps with continuous AF for up to 68 photos.

The new Sony a7R IV Brochure (18 pages) is also available for download online, including lots of useful information about Sony a7R IV mirrorless camera.

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Sony Cyber-Shot RX100 VII Officially Announced, Price $1,198

Sony officially announced the new RX100 VII 1″ pocket-sized camera packing a wealth of stills and video versatility. The US price is $1,198 and it is now available for pre-order at AmazonB&H Photo VideoAdorama.

The Sony RX100 VII uses the same 24-200mm F2.8-4.5 zoom as its predecessor and offers the flagship Sony a9‘s speed, eye AF plus 4K video tweaks in a pocket-friendly size. In addition to being able to shoot at up to 20 fps with no viewfinder blackout, the RX100 VII can also shoot seven-image bursts at up to 90 frames per second. Continue reading “Sony Cyber-Shot RX100 VII Officially Announced, Price $1,198”

Best Lenses for Sony a7R IV

Best Lenses for Sony a7R IV mirrorless camera. Looking for the recommended lenses for your Sony a7R IV ? Here you can find our top recommended Sony a7R IV lenses.

Featuring the world’s first 35mm full-frame 61 MP Exmor R BSI CMOS Sensor and enhanced BIONZ X image processor, the Sony a7R IV (AmazonB&HAdorama) offers impressively high-resolution stills and video while minimizing noise, improving speed, and achieving a wide 15-stop dynamic range. Up to 10 fps shooting is possible along with the ability to record UHD 4K30 video, both with support for Real-time Eye AF and Tracking AF technologies. The revised sensor design uses a Fast Hybrid AF System, with 567 phase-detection autofocus points, for notably fast and accurate focusing performance. Additionally, benefitting both stills and video operation, the Sony a7R IV is equipped with an innovative 5-axis optical in-body image stabilisation, which is effective to minimize the appearance of camera shake by up to 5.5 stops. All these features will allow professional photographers, videographers and all other types of creators to capture content in ways that were simply not possible before.

So, if you are the lucky that already got the Sony a7R IV, the next thing is to find the best/right lenses for Sony a7R IV. In order to help you get a professional-like shot, here we list the top recommended and most suitable native full-frame E-Mount lenses for Sony a7R IV mirrorless camera including leading prime and zoom options from wide-angle to telephoto, which helps you choosing the exact lens of your demanding situation. You can just choose the one you need! Continue reading “Best Lenses for Sony a7R IV”

Sony a7R IV Officially Announced (61MP, 10fps, $3,498)

Sony has officially announced the new a7R IV (B&HAdoramaAmazon) full frame mirrorless camera.

Sony a7R IV has a full-frame 61MP BSI-CMOS sensor with a claimed 15 stops of dynamic range (it’s the first new sensor since 2015, according to Sony). It has a 567-point hybrid AF system (with 74% frame coverage) with real-time eye, human and animal AF. The camera can shoot at 10 fps with continuous AF for up to 68 photos.

The US Price is $3,498 USD, release date in September, 2019. Press text can be found here.

Best Lenses for Sony Full Frame E-Mount

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Sigma 35mm f/1.2 DG DN Art Lens for Full Frame Mirrorless

Sigma 35mm f/1.2 DG DN Art is an ultra-fast semi-wide-angle prime lens for full-frame Sony, Panasonic and Leica mirrorless bodies. The lens, which Sigma claims can resolve over 50 million pixels, contains a total of 17 elements, including aspherical and ‘SLD’ glass. The minimum focus distance is 30cm (~11″), with a max magnification of 0.2x.

The Sigma 35mm f/1.2 is fairly hefty, weighing over 1kg (2.4lbs) with a length of 136mm (5.4″). This is compared to the older 35mm F1.4 Art, which weighs 665g (1.5lb) and measures 94mm (3.7″) in length. The filter ring of the new 35mm F1.2 is supersized too, at 82mm.

The lens has an aperture ring that can be clicked or de-clicked, as well as a customizable AFL button. Build quality appears high, with a weather-sealed enclosure and a coating on the front element to repel oil and water.

The 35mm F1.2 DG DN Art lens will be available later this month, US Price would be around $1,300. Continue reading “Sigma 35mm f/1.2 DG DN Art Lens for Full Frame Mirrorless”

Sigma 14-24mm f/2.8 DG DN Art Lens for Full Frame Mirrorless

Sigma 14-24mm f/2.8 DG DN Art lens announced for full-frame mirrorless cameras. The Art lens will be released in August for Panasonic / Leica L-mount and Sony E-mount.

The company calls it the ‘definitive lens for astrophotography’ and emphasizes its ‘outstanding’ resolution to the edges of the frame, achieved in part thanks to the inclusion of low dispersion elements and Sigma’s Nano Porous Coating (NPC).

The lens is splash and dustproof, and features a rear filter holder. The aperture diaphragm uses 11 rounded blades, and the lens weighs 28 oz / 795g. Shipping will start in late August 2019 and US Price would be around $1,300.

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