Sony a7S III Rumored Specifications, Coming on July 29

The highly anticipated Sony a7S III camera is rumored to be announced on July 29, 2020. Release date and shipping is expected to start in mid August 2020. 

According to latest rumors, the Sony a7S III will shoot 4K video at 120p, 10bit 4:2:2, FHD video at 240p, while there will be no 8K video for a7S III. A previous interview also underlines that the a7S III will be a complete redesign of the whole system, including the image sensor. A new 12MP stacked sensor is on the horizon and the Sony A7sIII will have a fully articulating screen like the one used in the Sony ZV-1..

Below are the Sony a7S III specifications : Continue reading “Sony a7S III Rumored Specifications, Coming on July 29”

Sony FE 12-24mm f/2.8 GM Lens Announced, Price $2,998

Sony FE 12-24mm f/2.8 GM lens becomes official. The US price of the wide angle zoom lens is $2,998. You can check the pre-order options at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Shipping is scheduled to start in August 2020. As the widest lens to join Sony’s GM lineup, it is perfect for landscapes, cityscapes, and astrophotographers in search of uncompromising image quality and performance.

From B&H: Continue reading “Sony FE 12-24mm f/2.8 GM Lens Announced, Price $2,998”

Confirmed: Sony a7S III Coming this Summer with New Image Sensor

It is now confirmed that the Sony a7S III camera coming this Summer with a new image sensor and redesigned whole system.

dpreview has just posted a new interview with Sony Manager Kenji Tanaka. From this interview the most important part is that the long awaited Sony a7S II successor a7S III will be released  later this Summer. Since Sony has already registered two new camera codes: WW271448 and WW850128, the WW271448 looks like to be the Sony a7S III. Official announcement will be in next months.

The interview also underlines that the a7S III will be a complete redesign of the whole system, including the image sensor. According to Mr. Kenji Tanaka the Sony a7S III will meet many professionals and high-end users’ demands and will enjoy the new camera.

You can read more details at dailycameranews.com. Continue reading “Confirmed: Sony a7S III Coming this Summer with New Image Sensor”

Sony A5 Full Frame E-Mount Camera Coming with under $1,000

Sony is rumored announce the Sony a5 – an entry level full frame mirrorless camera that will be priced under $1,000. If it turns out to be true, the Sony a5 will be a great competitor to the $899 Canon EOS RP.

After the Canon’s  entry-level EOS RP and Nikon’s respons with the Z50, it seems likely that Sony will announce the Sony A5 full-frame mirrorless camera as an answer.

The compoany will make a major product announcement on June 26th. There are two new Sony camera codes got registered: WW119533 –  WW271448. One of them is expected to be the highly-anticipated Sony A7s III model and the other one would be the Sony A5 entry-level full frame mirrorless camera. Continue reading “Sony A5 Full Frame E-Mount Camera Coming with under $1,000”

Sigma 16mm, 30mm and 56mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary Lenses and USB Dock UD-11 for L-Mount and Canon EF-M

Sigma launched the popular 16mm F1.4 DC DN, 30mm F1.4 DC DN and 56mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary lenses for L-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras as well as the new Sigma USB Dock UD-11 which is designed for L-Mount and Canon EF-M mount.

The 16mm, 30mm, and 56mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary lenses are identical to their Sony E-mount, Canon EF-M mount and Micro Four Thirds predecessors, and are currently available to pre-order for $450 (AdoramaB&H), $340 (AdoramaB&H) and $480 (AdoramaB&H), respectively, with a July 10 shipping date.

Sigma’s new USB Dock UD-11 models use a USB Type-C connection and are available for Sigma L-mount and Canon EF-M mount mirrorless lenses. As with Sigma’s other docks, the UD-11 models makes it possible to update firmware and customize settings on Sigma lenses with these mounts.

These EF-M and L-Mount docks are also available to pre-order starting today for $59 (AdoramaB&H) with an expected shipping date of July 10. Continue reading “Sigma 16mm, 30mm and 56mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary Lenses and USB Dock UD-11 for L-Mount and Canon EF-M”

Sigma TC-1411 1.4x and TC-2011 2x Teleconverters for L-Mount Lenses

In addition to the Sigma 100-400mm f/5-6.3 DG DN OS Lens (for L-mount and E-mount), Sigma has also announced two new L-mount teleconverters: the TC-1411 (1.4x) and the TC-2011 (2x).

Sigma says these two teleconverters are ‘Designed to complement Sigma’s renowned optical formulas’ and feature a dust- and splash-proof design ‘comparable to that of the Sigma Sports line lenses.’

The TC-1411 (1.4x) and TC-2011 (2x) are currently available to pre-order for $400 (AdoramaB&H) and $430 (AdoramaB&H), respectively, and should ship on July 10 alongside the 100-400mm F5-6.3 lens. Continue reading “Sigma TC-1411 1.4x and TC-2011 2x Teleconverters for L-Mount Lenses”

Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS Contemporary Lens for L-Mount and Sony E-Mount

Sigma today officially announced the new 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS Contemporary telephoto zoom lens for E-mount and L-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras.

The telephoto zoom lens is constructed of 22 elements in 16 groups including one low dispersion element (FLD) and four special low dispersion (SLD) elements. It uses a stepping motor for autofocus, has a nine-blade aperture diaphragm, a minimum aperture range of F22–29 and a 67mm front filter thread. At 100mm it has a minimum focusing distance of 112cm (44”) and at 400mm it has a minimum focusing distance of 160cm (63”). The lens measures in at 86mm (3.4”) diameter, 197mm (7.8”) long and weighs 1,135g (40oz).

The Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS Contemporary is currently available to pre-order for Sony E-mount (AdoramaB&H) and L-mount (AdoramaB&H) for $950.  Shipping will start on July 10. Continue reading “Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS Contemporary Lens for L-Mount and Sony E-Mount”

Sony Announces Replacement Program for Some SD Memory Cards

Sony has issued a product advisory for three of its SD card product lines, stating video captured with these cards could become corrupted without warning.

The product advisory says cards in Sony’s regular SF-M cards, the TOUGH SF-M series, and the TOUGH SF-G series are affected by an issue wherein ‘data on [the affected cards] may be damaged or data may not be recorded correction when shooting video on a camera in the video speed class mode.’ No further information is provided on what exactly is causing the problem, but Sony says it’s offering replacement cards through March 31, 2022 for SD cards currently under warranty.

Check out the Best CFexpress Cards and Best CFexpress Card Readers.

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Pre-order : Tamron 28-200mm f/2.8-5.6 Di III RXD Lens

The Tamron 28-200mm f/2.8-5.6 Di III RXD Lens for Sony E mount mirrorless cameras is now available for pre-order at major US stores. The US price is $729. Shipping is scheduled to start on June 25, 2020.

Designed for Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras the size of this new lens is rumored to be same as Tamron 28-75mm F2.8 Di III RXD lens when it’s collapsed.

Tamron 28-200mm f/2.8-5.6 Di III RXD Lens for Sony E: $729 at AmazonB&HAdorama. Continue reading “Pre-order : Tamron 28-200mm f/2.8-5.6 Di III RXD Lens”

Rumors: Sony a7S III & FE 12-24mm f/2.8 GM Lens to be Announced in Late June

Sony will have a big product announcement by the end of June. The company currently has two new camera codes registered :  WW271448 and WW850128.

According to latest rumors, at least one camera (probably Sony a7S III) will be announced at the end of this month along with the already leaked FE 12-24mm f/2.8 GM lens  (SEL1224GM).

This time there are multiple sources confirming that the Sony A7s III is on the way and be announced in June 2020. With this major announcement Sony plans to respond to cameras like the Panasonic S1H and the Canon EOS R5.

Below are some rumored specs of Sony a7S III: Continue reading “Rumors: Sony a7S III & FE 12-24mm f/2.8 GM Lens to be Announced in Late June”