Sony a1 Firmware Ver.1.30 & a7S III Firmware Ver.2.10 Released

New Sony firmware updates released . The new firmware update Version 1.30 for Sony a1 and firmware update Version 2.10 for Sony a7S III cameras are now available for download online.

Sony a1 Firmware Ver.1.30

Download links:

Sony a1 Firmware Update Version 1.30

Benefits and Improvements

  • Allows you to select M and S sizes in addition to L when using the RAW recording lossless compression method
  • Adds the 4:2:2 10bit selection when shooting XAVC HS 8K
  • Allows proxy recording during a remote computer connection
  • Improves the accuracy of the Eye AF feature
  • Fixes an issue where the remote shooting may not work with Imaging Edge Desktop (Remote)
  • Improves the stability of the custom white balance
  • Improves the operational stability of the camera

Sony a7S III Firmware Ver.2.10

Sony a7S III Firmware Update Version 2.10

Benefits and Improvements

  • Allows proxy recording during a remote computer connection
  • Improves the accuracy of the Eye AF feature
  • Improves the stability of the custom white balance
  • Improves eye sensor detection performance with strong light sources, such as sunlight
  • Improves the operational stability of the camera

Sony a1 body: $6,498 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Sony a7S III body: $3,498 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Sony a1 vs Nikon Z9 vs Canon EOS R3: Which Camera Should You Buy?

Here is a comparison between the Sony a1 vs Nikon Z9 vs Canon EOS R3 flagship mirrorless cameras. Which one to choose between Canon EOS R3 vs Nikon Z9 vs Sony a1 and why? The mirrorless flagship comparison comes from Jared Polin.

In the video below he gives you the pros and cons of each camera (Sony a1, Nikon Z9, Canon R3) and help you decide which one might be the right one for you. Everything is based on the Real World Usage of each of these cameras. Check it out! Continue reading “Sony a1 vs Nikon Z9 vs Canon EOS R3: Which Camera Should You Buy?”

Sony a1 & ZV-E10 Firmware Updates Released

Sony just released the new Sony a1 firmware update version 1.20 and Sony ZV-E10 firmware update version 2.00. You can follow the link below to download the firmware updates.

Download links:

Sony a1 Firmware Update Version 1.20

Benefits and Improvements

  • Adds support for FTP transfer in Active Mode
  • Improves the operational stability of the camera

Sony ZV-E10 Firmware Update Version 2.00

Benefits and Improvements

  • Makes the Eye AF feature compatible with animals when recording a movie
  • Fixes an issue where the Touch Shutter may not work
  • Improves the operational stability of the camera

Sony a1 body: $6,498 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Sony ZV-E10 Body: $698 at at B&H & Adorama.

IBIS Comparison: Canon EOS R5 vs Sony a1

Sony has incorporated In-Body Image Stabilization (IBIS) in their cameras for many years while Canon first bring the IBIS last year into their camera (Canon EOS R5 and Canon EOS R6). So the question, is Sony’s IBIS better than Canon’s?

The-Digital-Picture has completed an exhaustive IBIS comparison between the Sony a1 and Canon EOS R5 to find out the results. You can find the IBIS capabilities of the Canon R5 (AmazonB&HAdoramaagainst the Sony a1 (AmazonB&HAdorama).

According to the IBIS test results, both cameras perform extremely well, and the Canon EOS R5 performs just a little bit better (1/3 – 2/3 stop advantage), but the difference between the two is not that big. Continue reading “IBIS Comparison: Canon EOS R5 vs Sony a1”

Sony A1 Firmware Update 1.10 Released, Fixes IBIS Issue

Sony has released the new Firmware update Ver 1.10 for Sony A1 ($6,498 at AmazonB&HAdorama).

The firmware Update 1.01 for Sony A1 fixes the IBIS issue and improves overall stability.

This is the second firmware update for Sony A1. You can download from them links below : Continue reading “Sony A1 Firmware Update 1.10 Released, Fixes IBIS Issue”

Full list of 2021 TIPA World Awards Winners

The Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) announced all the winners of the 2021 TIPA World Awards. The Canon EOS M50 Mark II wins the“best APS-C entry level camera” while the Canon RF 600mm f/11 IS STM wins the“best prime telephoto lens”. Overall Best Full Frame Professional Camera is the Sony a1.

Here is the best photo gear of 2021 according to the TIPA World Awards 2021 winners list. Continue reading “Full list of 2021 TIPA World Awards Winners”

Camera Grand Prix 2021 Winners Announced

Camera Journal Press Club (CJPC, Japan) announced the winners of Camera Grand Prix 2021. As a result the best camera of the year is the Sony a1 and the readers award goes to Canon EOS R5.

The two most exciting cameras in 2021 for sure. Here is the complete list of winners :  Continue reading “Camera Grand Prix 2021 Winners Announced”

Atomos Ninja V+ 8K HDMI H.265 Raw Recording Monitor Announced

Atomos officially announced three new pieces of news regarding its Ninja V lineup:

  • Atomos Ninja V gets H.265 codec support in a new, paid upgrade
  • Atomos Ninja V+ 5″ 8K HDMI H.265 Raw Recording Monitor
  • Ninja Stream – 4Kp60 HDR for a high-quality social distancing production environment

Atomos Ninja V: $599 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Atomos Ninja V+: $1,499 at B&HAdorama.

You can find the whole details in the press text below. Continue reading “Atomos Ninja V+ 8K HDMI H.265 Raw Recording Monitor Announced”

Sony A1 vs Canon EOS R3 size comparison

Here is the Sony A1 vs Canon EOS R3 size comparison image. Interesting to see both pro mirrorless cameras with different body and grip.

As you know Canon has revealed the first details of its high-end EOS R3 pro mirrorless camera. As you can see from the product image, the new Canon EOS R3 features a large, one-piece design with an integrated vertical grip, much like company’s 1D-series DSLRs.

With the dual-grip design, the Canon EOS R3 will be able to shoot at up to 30 frames per second with full AF, but isn’t branded as a successor to the EOS-1D series of pro sports DSLRs. Continue reading “Sony A1 vs Canon EOS R3 size comparison”

Sony A1 Firmware Update Ver. 1.01 Now Available for Download

Sony has released the new Firmware Ver 1.01 for Sony A1 ($6,498 at AmazonB&HAdorama).  The firmware Update 1.01 for Sony A1 fizes an issue and improves overall stability.

This is the first firmware update for Sony A1. You can download from them links below : Continue reading “Sony A1 Firmware Update Ver. 1.01 Now Available for Download”