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”

8K Video Comparison Between Sony Alpha 1 and Canon EOS R5

Here is a good 8K video comparison between the Sony Alpha 1 and Canon EOS R5 cameras. 

Both Sony a1 and Canon EOS R5 is capable of recording DCI 8K 30 fps raw video internally as well as 4K video up to 120 fps in 4:2:2 10-bit.  Tony & Chelsea Northrup compare the 8k video capabilities of the Canon R5 (AmazonB&HAdorama) against the Sony a1 (AmazonB&HAdorama) to find out which produces the best results for eye autofocus, sharpness, cropability, low-light & high ISO, dynamic range, rolling shutter, handheld sensor stabilization, overheating, recording times, and raw.

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Sony a1 Release Date Scheduled for April 6th

Here are the latest updates about the Sony a1 availability and stock. According to B&H, Sony a1 release date is scheduled for April 6th. This means the flagship mirrorless camera will start shipping on April 6, 2021.

Sony a1 will be one of the best selling mirrorless cameras in 2021. You can check updates about the Sony a1 stock status. The price of the high-end full frame mirrorless camera is $6,499 and available at AmazonB&HAdoramaMore details about the Sony a1 release date after the break !

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Sony a1 Menu Settings for Sports & Action Photography

Here is an excellent video review about Sony a1 Menu Settings for Sports & Action Photography.

Patrick Murphy-Racey spent a long week with Sony a1 shooting four basketball games, baseball, softball, a tennis match and a tennis practice, a high-end lit portrait, and a K9 catching fly balls. Here is his best advice for how to set up your Sony a1 for sports and action photography.

Sony a1 will be one of the best selling mirrorless cameras in 2021. You can check updates about the Sony a1 stock status. The price of the high-end full frame mirrorless camera is $6,499 and available at AmazonB&HAdoramaMore details about the Sony a1 Menu Settings for Sports & Action Photography after the break ! Continue reading “Sony a1 Menu Settings for Sports & Action Photography”