Category Archives: Sony

Sony launches the World’s Fastest SD card

Sony has announced the World’s fastest SD card. The new SF-G series memory cards are available in 32GB, 64GB or 128GB storage capacities. The SF-G series is the perfect accompaniment for your high-performance DSLR or mirrorless camera, offering up to 299MB/s write speeds, contributing to longer high-speed continuous burst mode shooting for high-resolution images with camerasContinue Reading

Cosina-Voigtlander announced three new lenses for Sony E-mount

Cosina announced the development of three new Voigtlander lenses for full frame Sony E-mount system. The lenses are the Voigtlander APO-MACRO LANTHAR 65mm f/2, NOKTON 35mm f/1.4 and NOKTON 40mm f/1.2. The new lenses support the 5-axis image stabilization system and EXIF transmission to camera body. They are all manual focus with 1/3 step aperture selection. Cosina displayed the new optics at theContinue Reading

Sony FE 100mm F2.8 STF GM OSS and FE 85mm F1.8 Roundup

Sony has announced two new lenses for full-frame E-Mount cameras. They are the Sony FE 100mm f/2.8 G Master OSS and FE 85mm f/1.8 lenses. Here are the first impressions, hands-on previews and sample images of these telephoto prime optics. The Sony FE 100mm f/2.8 G Master OSS is said to have the highest ever qualityContinue Reading

Fujifilm X-T20 vs Sony A6500 Comparison

Here is a quick review and comparison for the Fujifilm X-T20 vs Sony A6500 mirrorless cameras with APS-c sized image sensors. The Fuji X-T20 is a budget-friendly and stripped-down version of the flagship X-T2. Both cameras have so much similarities including sensor, native ISO, AF system and 4K video recording. Sony improves the mid-range Alpha series A6500 camera with in-body 5-axis image stabilization technologyContinue Reading

Sony FE 100mm F2.8 STF GM OSS and FE 85mm F1.8 Coverage

Sony FE 100mm F2.8 STF GM OSS & FE 85mm F1.8 are the new portrait lenses for full-frame E-mount cameras. We tried to get the first impressions and hands-on videos for these new prime lenses. The Sony FE 85mm F1.8 is the company’s second entry into the budget-friendly F/1.8 prime lens category. On the other hand the FE 100mm F2.8 STFContinue Reading

Sony Unveils FE 85mm F1.8 and FE 100mm F2.8 STF GM OSS Lenses

Sony has announced two new prime lenses for full-frame E-mount system. The new portrait models are the FE 100mm F2.8 STF GM OSS & FE 85mm F1.8 lenses. Sony’s FE 100mm F2.8 STF GM OSS lens becomes the fourth lens in Sony’s G Master line-up while the FE 85mm F1.8 lens is the budget-friendly portrait. The new lensesContinue Reading

Sony FE 400mm f/4.0 Lens Rumored for Q2 of 2017

Sony is rumored to announce a new telephoto-prime lens designed for full-frame E-mount cameras. The product in question is the FE 400mm f/4.0 lens which is scheduled to arrive in second quarter of 2017. Sony’s product range for full-frame mirrorless cameras continues to grow every year. The Japan-based company is working on the Sony A7Continue Reading

New Xenon FF-Prime Cine-Tilt Lenses Announced for Sony E-mount

The Xenon FF-Prime Cine-Tilt line-up comprises focal lengths of 25mm, 35mm, 50mm, 75mm and 100mm. Designed for Sony E-mount cameras, they all feature a maximum aperure of T2.1. The lenses will be available by the Spring of 2017. Pricing to be confirmed. The new Xenon FF-Prime Cine-Tilt lenses combine a similar form factor and capabilities asContinue Reading

Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS lens test results

According to the Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS lens test results, the telephoto zoom achieved an outstanding overall score of 39 points. Tested on the Sony A7RII full-frame mirrorless camera, the lens becomes the sharpest and best low-light zoom in DxOMark database. The FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM features special coatings (Nano AR and fluorine), a floating focusing system forContinue Reading

Sony A6500 Firmware Update Version 1.01 Released

Sony has released a new firmware update for the Sony Alpha A6500 mirrorless camera. Firmware update v1.01 for Sony A6500 improves overall stability and a condition where the camera will not power-on after making certain setting changes. The mid-range camera features a 24-Megapixels APS-C image sensor with 425 on-sensor PDAF points but gains a faster (LSI) processor to allow high speedContinue Reading