Wildlife Photography Comparison: Nikon D850 vs Sony a7R III vs Sony a9

Nikon D850 DSLR camera is one of the best cameras for wildlife photography. So far, the Sony has won for travel photography and portraits. The question is that will Sony beat Nikon for wildlife photography?

Can the a7R III keep up with the D850‘s focusing? Is the image quality good enough despite needing a 2X teleconverter? How does the Sony a7R III‘s higher frame rate and silent shooting factor in? What about the Sony a9-which has an incredible 20 FPS frame rate and a better focusing system?

Let’s check out the wildlife photography comparison by Tony & Chelsea Northrup :  Nikon D850 vs Sony a7R III vs Sony a9, which one do you think is the best camera for wildlife photography?

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Best Lenses for Sony a7R III

Best Lenses for Sony a7R III mirrorless camera. Here are the top recommended lenses for Sony a7RIII full frame E-mount mirrorless camera.

The Sony a7R III full frame E-mount camera delivers the ultimate combination of resolution and speed. The resolution monter features 42MP Full-Frame Exmor R BSI CMOS Sensor, BIONZ X Image Processor & Front-End LSI, 399-Point AF System & 10 fps Shooting, 3.0″ 1.44m-Dot Tilting Touchscreen LCD, 5-Axis SteadyShot INSIDE Stabilization, UHD 4K Video Recording in XAVC S Format, ISO 102400 & Pixel Shift Multi Shooting and Built-In Wi-Fi/Bluetooth. In addition to imaging updates, the a7R III also sports a revised body design, which includes a 3.69m-dot Tru-Finder OLED electronic viewfinder for bright, clear, and realistic eye-level monitoring. All in one, the new Sony a7R III offers a level of customization, speed and stamina that will satisfy even the most demanding professionals – Really amazing!

Choosing the right lens is not always an easy task. We looked at all lenses from Sony and other companies, and below are the recommended lenses for Sony a7R III mirrorless camera. Order the ones you interested. Continue reading “Best Lenses for Sony a7R III”

New Firmware Updates for Sony a9, a7R III, a7 III, a7S II, a7R II, a7 II, a6500, a99 II

Sony has just released a new series of firmware updates for most of Sony cameras today.

These cameras are: Sony a9, Sony a7R III, Sony a7 III, Sony a7S II, Sony a7R II, Sony a7 II, Sony a6500 and Sony a99 II. The main changes is improves the overall stability of the camera.

Sony Alpha Camera Firmware Update Quick Guide

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Panasonic Lumix S1R Vs. Sony a7R III Vs. Nikon Z7 – Comparison

Dpreview TV has posted a side-by-side comparison of Panasonic S1R with Sony a7R III and Nikon Z7 full frame mirrorless cameras.

This is the high-resolution models of each manufacturer as from the video it seems that Panasonic S1R with Sony a7R III and Nikon Z7 offers different features for photographers.  Continue reading “Panasonic Lumix S1R Vs. Sony a7R III Vs. Nikon Z7 – Comparison”

First Video Tests of Sony a7 III & a7R III Firmware 3.0

The firmware update version 3.0 for Sony a7R III (Amazon/Adorama/B&H Photo Video) and a7 III (Amazon/B&H Photo/Adorama) full-frame mirrorless cameras now officially released.

With this major upgrade these Sony FE-mount cameras gets enhanced real-time Eye AF functionality as well as an Eye AF mode designed specifically for animals. Here are first roundup video tests of a7 III & a7R III with firmware version 3.0.

Sony Alpha Camera Firmware Update Quick Guide

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Firmware Update Version 3.0 for Sony a7R III and a7 III Cameras Released

Sony released major firmware update V3.0 for the A7 III and a7R III full frame mirrorless cameras, bringing enhanced real-time Eye AF functionality as well as an Eye AF mode designed specifically for animals.

As for the a9, Sony anticipated firmware version 6.0 will be released Summer 2019 and will include Animal Eye AF and the interval shooting modes now available for the a7R III and a7 III.

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Best Lenses for Sony Full Frame E-Mount

Here are the Best Lenses for Sony Full Frame E-Mount cameras. Looking for recommended lenses for Sony full-frame mirrorless cameras (Sony a9, a7RIII, a7RII, a7SII,a7III a7II, a7R, a7S, a7)?Check it out!

Sony is the leader on the mirrorless market, so owning a Sony full frame mirrorless camera is really a wonderful thing. The next thing is to find the right/best lenses for your camera. You know, when it comes to image quality, your camera is important, but it is more about the lenses (and your photography skills) that make the difference between an average shot and a professional-like shot. Here we list the top recommended Sony lenses for Full frame E-mount Lenses including leading prime and zoom options from wide-angle to telephoto, taken into account performance, portability, and value for money!

In this article we will concentrate on native FE lenses for Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras (including full-frame and APS-C format E-mount cameras). Take a look and choose the one you need! Continue reading “Best Lenses for Sony Full Frame E-Mount”

Sony Announced Major Firmware for a9 & a7R III & a7 III

Sony announced major firmware updates for the Alpha A9A7 III and a7R III camera.

The a9 updates adds a range of features, including improved tracking in both stills and video, as well as extending Eye AF to animals, something Sony showed at Photokina back in September. The a7R III and a7 III will also gain the improved Eye-AF and animal Eye AF, as well as time-lapse capabilities.

The a9  (Amazon/B&H Photo/Adorama)  firmware updates will be coming in two waves: version 5.0 will be available in March while version 6.0 is slated for ‘summer.’ Firmware version 3.0 for the a7 III and a7R III will arrive in April. You can see the full details below. Continue reading “Sony Announced Major Firmware for a9 & a7R III & a7 III”