Kai tests the new Sony 12-24mm f/4 G lens. Check out what he thinks about it.

The new 12-24mm G lens is now in Stock at Bhphoto, Adorama, BestBuy, Focus and Amazon. What do you think…will Kai like the new Sony 12-24mm G lens? :) Also Darren Soh tested the lens and the conclusion is: I would say that the lens is sharp enough for landscape and architecture work, and fast […] The post Kai tests the new Sony 12-24mm f/4 G lens.

How to make a $1 dollar E-mount pinhole lens

In this video you learn how to make a $1 dollar pinhole lens using the Fotodiox E-mount lens cap on sale here at Amazon. And hey folks…it even comes with a 24 months manufacturer warranty :) The post How to make a $1 dollar E-mount pinhole lens appeared first on sonyalpharumors.

First Lok on the new Sony 12-24mm and 16-35mm lenses

Lok had the chance to play with the two new Sony wide angle lenses. New image samples have been posted by CameraJabber (12-24mm), CameraJabber (16-35mm) Photographyblog, Photoscala, Photolari and by DSLRmagazine.

New Samyang 35mm f/2.8 FE autofocus lens pictures

Here are a few more product images and image samples and reviews of the new Samyang 35mm FE lens you can preorder at BHphoto, Adorama. Nic Taylor tested the lens: Looking at the test images that I’ve shot below it’s easy to see that this lens performs well to lock on focus with good colour […] The post New Samyang 35mm f/2.

100mm STF Lens in Africa by Jonathan Stewart

This is a guest post from Jonathan Stewart. He used the new Sony 100mm STF for these shots. Lens store links: . 100mm STF Lens in Africa Sony’s 100mm f/2. 8 STF lens has scarcely been out two months and it’s already been overshadowed by the remarkable A9, and the two new wide angle zooms.

Sony 12-24mm G review by Marc Alhadeff

Marc Alhadeff tested the new Sony 12-24mm G lens: This FE12-24 G is winning a well deserved place in the Sony lenses lineup Light , well built, its optical quality is excellent in practice. Very consistent center to border, no chromatic aberration , low distortion , very good flare resistance, fast and reliable Af, quiet […] The post Sony 12-24mm G review by Marc Alhadeff appeared first on sonyalpharumors.

New Sony A9 tests (shoots Premier League game)

Sports Photographer Hugh Hastings tested the Sony A9 on a Premier League game: The feature set is outstanding, not just a whole lot lighter, but more useful too, such as the silent shutter that I was able to use in the press conference.

Small A9 suprise: you can map the movie record to the shutter button.

Nicholas Lam sent me this video and text: “I just received my A9 today and I was pleasantly shocked to see that Sony now allows us to MAP THE MOVIE RECORD TO THE SHUTTER BUTTON!!!!” And Park Cameras posted their full A9 video review: Sony A9: Sony A9 at BHphoto,Adorama, Amazon, BestBuy.

New Vimeo Staff Pick video shot on the A6500 and A7sII by Brandon Li

Thrones of Semana Santa (Tronos de Semana Santa) from Brandon Li on Vimeo. Brandon just sent me this: “My short film “Thrones of Semana Santa” about the Holy Week in Spain has just been chosen as a Vimeo Staff Pick! I shot it mostly on the a7sii on the Zhiyun Crane gimbal.

Sony A9 heating stress test by Imaging Resource

The folks over at Imaging Resource tried to make the A9 overheat in very unfavorable conditions: It is extremely challenging to overheat the A9. I say that as even though I was actually trying to make the camera overheat, I could not.

New Samyang 35mm FE lens reviews by Daniel Gangur and Hanna Saba

Samyang 35mm FE lens on preorder at BHphoto, Adorama Daniel Gangur tested the lens and concludes: This lens really suits my personal needs for small light weight option with excellent image quality, if you are after the same it really is a good option.

Tests on Sony E-mount cameras with new firmware

Sony A7rii Firmware Update (TheDigitalDigest) Here are just a couple of new feedbacks on the new major firmware update. Feel free to add your findings on the comment system: Matthew “Hey Andrea, just put together a quick and dirty video testing the differences (if there are any) between firmware 1.

This is why you should be excited about the soon to be announced new Sigma FE lens!!!

Our trusted sources told us that Sigma will announce the first FE lens this summer. And it will be a new 35mm f/1.4 FE autofocus lens. And Sigma will also another zoom FE lens shortly after. And why is this exciting news? Because Sigma makes lenses that are on par or even better than the […] The post This is why you should be excited about the soon to be announced new Sigma FE lens!!! appeared first on sonyalpharumors.

Sony A9 with overheating test with new firmware

ThatCameraGuy tested the new 1. 01 A9 firmware. And as suspected it doesn’t fix the overheating itself. But it delays the overheating indicator warning time so that it doesn’t appear 10 minutes before the actual shutdown.

New A9 tests (Card speed, wedding, golf shooting)

Sony A9 SD Card Speed Test – RAW+RAW, RAW+JPEG & More – How fast is the A9 (Dan Watson). Tom Beynon shot a wedding on the A9: All in all I’m delighted with this camera. I can’t imagine using anything else and I’ve only had it a week.

New Sony A9 tests: Shows no banding issue and makes a great job shooting Roland Garros!

Photo credit: Christophe Ena / AP Roland Garros: Christopher Eno from the Associated Press used the new Sony A9 for his Roland Garros shooting. He got interviewed at Focus-numerique (Google translation here) And these are some of his comments on using the camera: The main issue he found using the A9 is that Wifi connection […] The post New Sony A9 tests: Shows no banding issue and makes a great job shooting Roland Garros! appeared first on sonyalpharumors.

Sony FE 100mm STF tested at DxOmark: excellent optical quality

DxOmark tested the new Sony 100mm FE STF lens: While the use of apodization elements or filters in lenses is no longer a unique proposition, the introduction of this lens for full-frame Sony mirrorless cameras is bound to be treated with some excitement.

Sony A9 studio shots at Dpreview: Neck-and-neck with the competition (and slightly ahead in some aspects)

Dpreview updated their A9 review by including studio shots and a few more findings: Dynamic Range: The A9 is at least a stop behind that of the a7R II. A more relevant comparison might be to the a9’s direct peers: it performs neck-and-neck with the Canon 1D X II (and perhaps a bit better at […] The post Sony A9 studio shots at Dpreview: Neck-and-neck with the competition (and slightly ahead in some aspects) appeared first on sonyalpharumors.

Aga Tomaszek says A9 autofocus hitrate destroys my D4s

New A9 tests roundup: Jim Kasson analyzed the Noise Behaviour: I want to emphasize that the absolute noise level is low in the a9, but the periodic nature of the read noise and the PRNU will cause visible noise to be more objectionable that it would be if it were random.

More interesting tests on the A9 overheating indicator issue

We now learned via first Sony A9 owners that in a very specific situation (shooting under direct sunlight) the A9 overheating indicator turns on after 20-40 minutes. What’s also very strange is that only a handful of people noticed this while most of the photographers seem to not have had any issue at all.

Nikon photographer Lars Ronbog tests the A9 for sports and this is what he thinks

Nikon photographer Lars Ronbog tested the new Sony A9 on a soccer field and the conclusion is: The AF worked fine – better or worse than my Nikon? Not better, but it was acceptable for a first time use – more games and photographing other kind of sports would be needed to draw the final […] The post Nikon photographer Lars Ronbog tests the A9 for sports and this is what he thinks… appeared first on sonyalpharumors.

The Sony A9 owners unboxing roundup post

Skip this post if you don’t like unboxing videos :) Sony A9 Unboxing and First Look (TheDigitalDigest) Sony a9 Unboxing & Size Comparison With Alpha A6500 & Alpha a7R II (Brandon Meek) Quick Unboxing of Sony A9 (TagTheShooter Photography) Sony a9 Unboxing (Mike’s Camera TV) A9 unboxing (Jonathan Richards Photography) A9 Unboxing (Eseven).