Fotodiox Nikon adapter also broke that Sony A7II

The infamous Fotodiox Nikon to E-mount adapter broke another camera. This time it’s the Sony A7II. Watch the video to learn more about it. And please warn the comunity…do not buy the adapter that is currently on sale at BHphoto (Click here to see it but don’t buy it!).

Sony A99II studio samples by Imaging Resource

The very first batch of A99II cameras shipped out. But it’s still impossible to find the camera in Stock in any US and EU stores. But now let’s switch over to this: Imaging Resource posted a set of image samples you can download.

Guide to the Fastest Memory Cards Money Can Buy!

The non expert will have a hard time figuring out what all those numbers and classifications do mean on a memory card. A new and very well written overview of the fastest cards available can be read at Explora (Click here).

First image samples shot on the Nocturnus 50mm f/0.95 II

Meyer Optik Goerlitz (Click here) posted the first full size image samples shot on the new Nocturnus 50mm f/0. 95 II lens. You can preorder the lens on BHphoto (Click here). It costs $2,999 and will start shipping on January 1.

Stores are now shipping out the 70-200mm GM August preorders

The Sony 70-200mm GM Lens was announced 10 months ago and it’s still impossible to find it in Stock anywhere in the world. The small good news is that it seems something changed this week: SAR readers informed me that August preorders on various US stores are now shipping out.

New Sony A6500 reviews

Sony a6500 Overheating Solved? First Look at the Sony a6500 APS-C Mirrorless Camera by Fstoppers. That’s what they write about the new Touch Focus: Where I find Touch Focus to be most useful is while shooting barely moving or stationary subjects and Im simply recomposing my framing.

Sony FS5 Review by TheCameraStoreTV

The Sony FS5 is not an Alpha camera but it’s still interesting to see the new tech Sony is using on their professional camera lineup. The post Sony FS5 Review by TheCameraStoreTV appeared first on sonyalpharumors.

New A6500 tests by Gary Fong and Jason Lanier

Sony A6500- the best focusing Sony Mirrorless Camera for use with Canon lenses with adapters (Jason Lanier) A6500 at BHphoto, Amazon, Adorama, Focuscamera. In EU at Amazon. de, Fotomundus, Calumet.

Sony A6500 in Stock at FocusCamera! And reviewed by CameraLabs.

The new Sony A6500 is in Stock for the first time in USA via Focuscamera (Click here) and eBay (Click here). CameraLabs posted the full Sony A6500 review and the verdict is: The built-in IS may not be quite as good as Olympus, but greatly improves composition, still shooting and movie filming with unstabilised lenses, […] The post Sony A6500 in Stock at FocusCamera! And reviewed by CameraLabs. appeared first on sonyalpharumors.

First Tokina Firin 20mm f/2.0 review by Stan Moniz

Stan Moniz tested the new Tokina 20mm FE Firin lens: So no joke and I’m not just saying this. This piece of glass will blow minds! Tokina has FINALLY entered the mirrorless game. Maybe a little late but never less they came in kicking the door down with their first of many e-mount lenses to […] The post First Tokina Firin 20mm f/2.0 review by Stan Moniz appeared first on sonyalpharumors.

New Sony A6500 tests (and its shipping in Europe)

Hugh Brownstone published that over 30min long A6500 review. So have your popcorn ready when you starting watching this :) Sony A6500 Field Test Part I at Imaging Resource: Although burst performance is greatly improved, write performance isn’t.

Zeiss Loxia 85mm tests by Phillip Reeve and Diglloyd: it is as good as an Otus

The 85mm Loxia didn’t get much love by SAR readers. But if you can get over the noo so fast aperture limatation the lens seems to be quite a stellar performer! Phillip Reeve is testing the lens and writes: So, who is this lens aimed at? I think people looking for maximum image quality who […] The post Zeiss Loxia 85mm tests by Phillip Reeve and Diglloyd: “it is as good as an Otus” appeared first on sonyalpharumors.

Sony A99II ISO test by Andreas Peters

The following is a short test from Andreas Peters: “Back in 2015 I did an ISO comparison of the Sony A77II vs Sony A7II . As I now have a brand new Sony A99II I did the same test with this camera.

New A99II High ISO tests

Two SAR readers sent me their High ISO tests: Mario: I think these are among the first high ISO videos for the A99ii. In the 2nd one there are links to JPEG and RAWs. Overall, A99ii it gains one full stop versus mark 1 but note of caution: shots out of camera with fine@ setting, […] The post New A99II High ISO tests… appeared first on sonyalpharumors.

Two new A99II videos

Video above: Sony A99II Settings for Sports/Action Photography by Patrick Murphy-Racey Video below: Sony A99II Hands On with this Powerhouse Alpha Camera by Dan Watson Sony A99II preorders at BHphoto, Adorama.

New A6500 previews and hands-on

A6500 Review – Is it worth it, or wait for the next one? By Max Yuryev More and more testers are publishing their A6500 previews. Here are the ones published the last 24 hours: 24 hours with Sony’s A6500 mirrorless camera (Engadget).

A99ii First Look Review by Max Yuryev

Althaugh the new A99II is shipping in Europe there are still no full reviews out there. All we got today is the interesting first Look Review by Max Yuryev. Imaging Resource posted a A99II Image Gallery.

Sony A6500 Sports Settings by Patrick Murphy-Racey

We don’t know yet if the new Sony A6500 will be the first Sony E-mount camera suitable for serious sport photography. But in the meantime you can check out that video to learn how to set the right settings.

First A99II unboxing video and SAR readers tests

The A99Ii is now shipping in Europe and above you can watch on of the first A99II unboxing videos. And an reader who prefers to remain anonymous sent me this: “I just received my A99II this week.

The 50mm battle: Zeiss FE review at Admiringlight. Rokinon at Lenstip.

Should you get the superb new Zeiss 50mm f/1.4 FE lens or the much cheaper Rokinon 50mm f/1.4 FE autofous lens? What’s the trade off with the rokinon? Check out those two new review: Admiringlight tested the Zeiss and concludes: The cons list is short, and show really the only two things that are bad […] The post The 50mm battle: Zeiss FE review at Admiringlight. Rokinon at Lenstip. appeared first on sonyalpharumors.

Did you realize the most sold lens at Amazon is the 18-105mm E-mount?

Every week I do check the Amazon lens sales ranking (Click here) and through all the year 2016 one lens kept remaining steadily on top. It’s the Sony 18-105mm E-mount lens. Surprised? If you wonder why this lens sells fine just read the review conclusions just posted by Photozone: The broad zoom range is highly […] The post Did you realize the most sold lens at Amazon is the 18-105mm E-mount? appeared first on sonyalpharumors.

Set of new tutorial videos from Alpha Creative Skills

Why a Sony Mirrorless user needs to know about ‘Setting Effect’ Mark Galer posted a long list of video tutorials for Alpha shooters. You can check them out here: youtube.com/channel/UCd333V2AbeUItnE_fO1zRtA/videos The post Set of new tutorial videos from Alpha Creative Skills appeared first on sonyalpharumors.

RX100 V tested by Dpreview: most capable camera in its class

Dpreview posted the Sony RX100mV review: The Sony RX100 V builds on a camera that was already class-leading in many respects and crams 24fps burst shooting, oversampled 4K video and a 315-point autofocus system into this new pocket-sized companion.

Sony RX100V review by Cinema5D and Digitalrev

There is also a new review by Cinema5D. Of course being a video blog site their focus is on the video performance of the camera: In my opinion, the Sony RX100 V remains a camera with a split identity.

Crazy 1897 Lens Hack for Sony Cameras

Bohus sent me this video and the following message: “I just created a bunch of videos showing of the versatility of the Sony camera platform by mounting lots of different vintage lenses to the camera.

Videos from the PhotoPlus show

PhotoPlus 2016 – Sony Alpha A99 II Digital Translucent Mirror Camera (A-Mount, Full Frame) The PhotoPlus show opened in new York City. Here are a couple fo videos from the Sony booth: PhotoPlus 2016 – Sony Alpha A6500 Mirrorless Digital Camera (Camera Camera).

Digitalrev attacks Sonys A6300&A6500 release strategy

Digitalrev attacked Sony’s A6300 and A6500 strategy: This is a depressingly short-sighted approach from Sony (might I add, even for Sony standards), since the A6300 was only announced in February and shipped in March.

New A6500 and RX100m5 hands-on by Cinema5D

Cinema5D posted that A6500 and RX100m5 hands-on video. About the A6500 heating they write: The overheating problem that was a major issue with the a6300 is hopefully a thing of the past. In the camera menu you can now change the Auto power off temp setting from Standard to High.

Newsshooter test: The new Sony A6500 has no more overheating issues!

Newsshooter tested if the new A6500 does overheat. In their A6500 vs A6300 head to head video you can see the A6500 running for 29min without any issues while the A6300s topped 18min earlier. Sony appear to have fixed the single biggest complaint users have about its predecessor, the a6300.

New set of RX100m5 tests

Today many reviewers posted their RX100mV tests: Sony RX100 V review-in-progress (CameraLabs). Sony RX100 V First Shots (Imaging Resource). Sony’s RX100 V camera makes a strong first impression (Engadget).

First A6500 review by Patrick Murphy-Racey

Sony Artisan Patrick Murphy-Racey posted the first full Sony A6500 review: As a user of every Pro camera Canon has made since the original EOS1 back in 1992, and more recently as a Nikon shooter with the D4S, I have become accustomed to how these top of the line pro cameras feel and act in […] The post First A6500 review by Patrick Murphy-Racey appeared first on sonyalpharumors.

First Sony A99II video review (in Chinese and with English subs)

The video above is the first A99II video review. It’s in Chinese but it has English subtitles. Sony A99II preorders at BHphoto, Adorama. Amazon. BestBuy. Calumet Germany and WexUK. – Thanks Baard for finding this! The post First Sony A99II video review (in Chinese and with English subs) appeared first on sonyalpharumors.

Sony A6500 vs A6300 size comparison (A6500 has a bigger grip)

via Camerasize. The Sony A6500 has almost the exact same dimensions as the A6300. One notable difference is the larger grip of the new camera (4,5mm deeper). And here is the difference shown by Photosku: Preorders (Start on October 10 at 11am NYC time): A6500 at BHphoto, Amazon, Adorama.

Sony A6500 thoughts by Tony Northrup and preview by Dpreview

Preorders (Start on October 10 at 11am NYC time): A6500 at BHphoto, Amazon, Adorama. RX100m5 at BHphoto, Amazon, Adorama. New Underwater housing for all RX100 cameras at BHphoto, Adorama. The post Sony A6500 thoughts by Tony Northrup and preview by Dpreview appeared first on sonyalpharumors.