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February 3rd, 2016

Sony Launches New G Master Brand Of Interchangeable Lenses

Posted By Staff
GM Lenses
Sony launched the new a6300 camera and a trio of lenses in the company’s brand new G Master line today in a press event in New York City. These lenses are designed, according to Sony, to provide the highest possible resolution from today’s sensors and are designed to keep pace with technological advances in the …

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February 3rd, 2016

Sony’s New a6300 Is A Speed Demon

Posted By Staff
Sony just announced the successor to its wildly popular a6000. The new a6300 is built around a new 24-megapixel APS-C sensor that incorporates copper wiring to increase speed and sensitivity and promises to leave the competition in the dust when it comes to performance. Billed as having the “world’s fastest autofocus,” with the ability to …

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January 8th, 2016

Sony Expands Memory Card And Card Reader Lineup

Posted By Staff
Park Ridge, N.J., January 6, 2016 – Sony is expanding its lineup of memory card options for professionals to include newer and faster XQD and SD media, as well as card readers for the XQD and SD formats, and an XQD USB adapter, all designed to support the latest high-performance DSLR cameras like Nikon D5 …

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November 20th, 2015

Firmware Update Alert For Sony a7S II

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α7S II_web
Sony a7S II users have reported a problem with sunspots, an anomaly that appears as a black dot in the center of blown highlights such as the sun or other specular objects. A firmware update, version 1.10 was issued to resolve the problem. However, the issue is seen mostly in PAL 25p but rarely in …
November 4th, 2015

Sony Adds New Features To a7 II With Firmware Update

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Available beginning November 18, a7 II users will have the option of selecting 14-Bit Uncompressed RAW capture via the camera menu. Given the potential for increased dynamic range, fewer artifacts along high contrast edges, less posterization among other benefits, photographers—particularly astrophotographers, who rely on intensive post-processing—will make good use of this additional feature, which is …
September 11th, 2015

Sony Launches Ultra-Sensitive α7S II

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Sony a7S II
Sony unveiled the new a7S II, an update to their popular high-sensitivity video-centric camera. The a7S II has a number of improvements borrowed from the a7 II and a7R II, which make it ever more attractive to videographers and photographers specializing in low-light work. At 12.2 megapixel, the a7S II has many fewer pixels than …
June 10th, 2015

Sony announces a7R II Full-Frame Mirrorless Flagship

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
Sony a7R II
Sony has released a new flagship full-frame mirrorless camera with the a7R II. The back-illuminated full-frame Exmore R CMOS sensor has 42.4 effective megapixels, an ISO expandable to 102,400 and an AF response time that is 40% faster that the original a7R camera. The a7R II has borrowed the 5-axis stabilization system that is currently …
April 23rd, 2015

Sony Introduces Two Premium ZEISS® Lenses for α A-mount Camera System

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
Sony Vario-Sonnar T* 24-70mm f/2.8 ZA SSM II
Sony has developed the Vario-Sonnar T* 24-70mm f/2.8 AZ SSM II and Vario-Sonnar T* 16-35 f/2.8 ZA SSM II for use with α A-mount cameras or using an adapter with α E-mount cameras. Both lenses utilize a Zeiss T* coating on optical surfaces to minimize ghosting and flare. Aspherical and extra-low dispersion glass elements are …
September 16th, 2014

Special Capture One Software Developed for Selected Sony Cameras

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
Phase One software for Sony
In cooperation with Sony, Phase One has developed a special version of Capture One Express software that will be available for select Sony cameras free of charge. Additionally, Capture One Pro has been developed for Sony camera compatibility. Find out more details from the full press release below: Special Capture One software developed for selected …
September 12th, 2014

Sony Introduces Full-Frame Power Zoom 28-135mm f/4 Lens

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
Sony FE PZ 28-135mm f/4 G OSS lens
Sony has announced their full-frame FE PZ 28-135mm f/4 G OSS lens, compatible with E-mount cameras. Specifically designed for video use, the lens has separate controls for focus, zoom and aperture. It also features a silent power zoom with ‘Smooth Motion Optics’ and Optical SteadyShot image stabilization. Available this coming winter with an anticipated price …