Confirmed: Sony a7 IV Will Be Announced on October 21st

Sony released a new teaser that the Sony a7 IV mirrorless camera will be officially announced on October 21st, 2021 at 10: 00EDT / 15: 00BST / 22: 00SGT.

According to latest Sony rumors, the upcoming Sony A7 IV will feature 33MP Sensor, much improved touchscreen function and can do 4K streaming.  Check out the Sony a7 IV teaser below.

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More Sony a7 IV Details Leaked

More Sony a7 IV Specs have been leajed ahead of the official announcement. According to the A7 IV specs list the full frame mirrorless camera will feature 33MP Sensor, much improved touchscreen function and can do 4K streaming

According to latest Sony rumors,  the Sony a7 IV mirrorless camera will be officially announced on October 21, 2021. Continue reading “More Sony a7 IV Details Leaked”

Coming Next : Sigma 18-50mm f/2.8 DC DN | Contemporary Lens

The next lens from Sigma will be the Sigma 18-50mm f/2.8 DC DN | Contemporary. The lens will probably be in L-mount and Sony E.

Sigma lenses have been getting more and more popular in recent years. product line consists mainly of variable aperture zoom lenses for general use, such as standard and telephoto zoom lenses for APS-C cameras (the Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 OS HSM Macro C, for example).

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The next lens that Sigma will announce will be “18-50mm F2.8 DC DN | Contemporary”. I was able to confirm the L mount and E mount from a review article of a certain photographer, but it is unconfirmed whether other mounts will be released.

via Nokishita

Rumors : Sony to Announce the FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM II & FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM II Lenses

Some good rumors about next Sony GM lenses. Looks like they are going to be the Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM II (SEL2470GM II) and Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM II (SEL70200GM II).

Both the Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM and the FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM lenses are part of the holy trinity Sony lenses, and updating is essential.

The recently introduced GM lenses (FE 35mm f/1.4 GMFE 50mm f/1.2 GM and FE 14mm f/1.8 GM) are compact and high-performance. We expect the upgrade Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM II and FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM II lenses will be significantly more compact and outstanding!

As is known, these lenses offer very good optical quality and excellent performance and are ideal for portraits, event and wedding photography as well as general shooting.

Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM Lens: $2,198 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS Lens: $2,598 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

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Sony a7 IV to be Announced in October 2021 w/ 33MP Sensor!

The Sony a7 IV camera is rumored to be announced by the end of October 2021. The announcement of the Sony a7 IV will be delayed due to the worldwide chip production shortage.

According to latest Sony rumors, the Sony a7 IV will use a newly developed 33MP full-frame sensor and 5-axis SteadyShot INSIDE sensor-shift image stabilization. This IBIS tech will be effective to minimize the appearance of camera shake by up to 5.5 stops, 4K 60p video recording as well as a $2499 price tag and more.

It will be interesting to see how far the dynamic range and readout performance of this newly developed sensor will evolve in Sony A7 IV. In addition, the image stabilization has been improved from the current 5 stops of the Sony a7 III to 5.5 stops, which is equivalent to the Sony a7R IV. Continue reading “Sony a7 IV to be Announced in October 2021 w/ 33MP Sensor!”

Sigma 90mm f/2.8 & 24mm f/2 DG DN Contemporary Lenses Coming Soon

Sigma is rumored to announce two new lenses for Sony E and Leica L mount full frame mirrorless cameras. The two Sigma lenses are on the horizon and expected to be announced in the next few months.

  • Sigma 90mm f/2.8 DG DN Contemporary Lens
  • Sigma 24mm f/2 DG DN Contemporary Lens

From Nokishita:

One of the lenses that Sigma will announce next will be “90mm F2.8 DG DN | Contemporary”. The other one is “24mm F2 DG DN | Contemporary”.

Sigma 90mm f/2.8 DG DN Contemporary Lens Specs:

  • 11 lenses in 10 groups
  • 9 diaphragm blades (circular diaphragm)
  • minimum shooting distance 0.5m
  • maximum shooting magnification 1: 5
  • filter diameter 55mm
  • Size φ64×59.7mm
  • weight 295g
  • suggested retail price in Japan the same as the 35mm F2 ($639)

Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG DN OS Sports Lens Release Date & Pricing Info

Here is the price and release date info of the upcoming Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG DN OS Sports Lens. The official announcement is expected happen on August 4th, 2021.

  • Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG DN OS Sports Lens Release Date: August 27, 2021
  • Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG DN OS Sports Lens price (including VAT): 176,000 yen

Sony FE 200-600mm f/5.6-6.3 G OSS Lens: $1,998 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Tamron 150-500mm f/5-6.7 Di III VXD Lens for Sony E: $1,399 at B&HAdorama. Continue reading “Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG DN OS Sports Lens Release Date & Pricing Info”

Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG DN OS Sports Lens to be Announced Soon

Sigma is expected to announce a new 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG DN OS Sports lens for mirrorless cameras. The telephoto zoom lens will be the first Sports series lens in the DG DN series designed exclusively for mirrorless cameras.

From Nokishita:

The next lens that Sigma will announce will be “150-600mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS | Sports”.

Sony FE 200-600mm f/5.6-6.3 G OSS Lens: $1,998 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Tamron 150-500mm f/5-6.7 Di III VXD Lens for Sony E: $1,399 at B&HAdorama.

Sony a7R V Coming in 2022 with 102MP Sensor?

According to recent reports, the Sony a7R V will be released in 2022 with a new 102MP full frame sensor. Of course, the image here is not real, but the expectation is that the sensor resolution of the Sony A7RV will be 102MP.

The Sony A7R series is a high resolution mirrorless camera model designed not for video shooters but for photographers who care about details

However it will be convenient for trimming, but performance such as high sensitivity performance, dynamic range, and reading speed will decrease, so it seems that the Sony a7R V will be a camera with a fairly peaky character. Continue reading “Sony a7R V Coming in 2022 with 102MP Sensor?”

First Specs of Sony FE 100mm f/1.4 GM Lens Leaked

Here are the first rumored specifications of Sony FE 100mm f/1.4 GM Lens. Looking at the latest news, we can see that Sony will update some GM series lenses this year.

Sony will upgrade the FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM lens and FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS lens in late 2021. It seems that a new Sony FE 100mm f/1.4 GM Lens will arrive in the next few months period.

This Sony FE 100mm f/1.4 GM Lens is rumored to come with quad xd motors, super ed, xa *3 + super ed *1 and nano ar ii. The filter size is 82mm, and it weights only 875g. If this spec is true, the Sony FE 100mm f/1.4 GM Lens will be 110 grams lighter than Nikon’s 105mm f1.4E and seem to be considerably lighter. Continue reading “First Specs of Sony FE 100mm f/1.4 GM Lens Leaked”