Photographyblog conclusion is: This lens is an interesting proposition for the E-mount, but is by its very nature reasonably niche. It’s large and cumbersome, but, it’s not too weighty making it ideal for handheld video shots, and arguably for somebody who really wants a wide aperture and flexible focal length choice in one package.
Christopher Frost tested the 7Artisans 50mm f/1. 1 M-mount lens on the Sony A6500. This lens will be available soon in ative E-mount too so it might be interesting for you to check out his video review: Also Casey Cavanaugh tested this lens: The Chinese company 7Artisans listed four new E-mount manual focusing lenses on Amazon.
Kai played one more time with the new Sony A9. He confirms this is a whole new (and insane) experience. And yes, for him the A9 is a game changer. Sony A9 at . The post Kai W (re-)tests the Sony A9: “One of the most insane cameras for action” appeared first on sonyalpharumors.
Luminous Landscape posted their full Sony 12-24mm lens review The 12-24 Sony lens is not a G-Master, but it should be. It passed with flying colors for the kind of work I do. It makes shooting wide-angle fun.
Imaging Resource posted their 100-400mm GM field test. And their conclusion is that this is a “A home run for Sony E-mount owners“: What I like: Great build quality Excellent image quality Good control of chromatic aberration Versatile zoom range – and a really nice zoom mechanism Impressive close focus capabilities Despite being expensive, this […] The post 100-400mm Field Test from Imaging Resource: “A home run for Sony E-mount owners” appeared first on sonyalpharumors.
Batis 18mm FE lens at . The very sever folks of Photozone tested the new Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2. 8 lens. And there is good news: The Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2. 8 is an excellent ultra-wide prime lens. Most of the image frame is already very sharp at fully open aperture although there is a bit of […] The post Photozone: Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.
Marc Alhadeff posted his full Sony 16-35mm f/2. 8 GM review. The conclusion: The new Sony FE 16-35 F2. 8 GM is a jewel that will be a must have for all landscape and architecture photographers Its build quality is very good , very light to handle , very fast and reliable AF Compared to the FE […] The post Sony 16-35mm f/2.
DxO tested the new Sony 100-400mm GM lens and has only good words to spend for it: Sony’s longest lens in the lineup, the Sony FE 100-400mm F4. 5-5. 6 GM OSS performs exceptionally well, especially given that it’s a tele-zoom.
Fotodiox shows in the video below how their Polar Throttle adapter works. You can buy the adapter at Amazon US, Amazon DE, Amazon UK, Amazon FR, Amazon IT, Amazon ES. The youtube video description from Fotodiox: We’ve all been there.
Slow delivery of the 100-400mm FE GM lens because of “high demand”. New review by Patrick Murphy-Racey
100-400mm GM vs 70-200 GM vs 70-300 Tomorrow the 100-40mm FE GM lens is set to start shipping out in USA via BHphoto, Amazon, Adorama, BestBuy. But Sony Japan just reported that the demand is much higher than expected so maybe not everyone will get the lens this week.
That1CameraGuy tested the new Sony E-mount Kamlan 50mm f/1. 1. This APS-C manual focusing lens is on sale for $169 on Amazon US, Amazon DE, Amazon UK, Amazon FR, Amazon IT and Amazon ES. And here is his video review: The post Kamlan 50mm f/1.
Howdie, it’s me Le Minh Bui again. If you didn’t read my previous review of SLR Magic 25mm f/1. 4 CINE, I recommend you to do so by following this link, it has some information that can support the content of the article I want to share with you today.
As usual from Dave….very informative! Sony A9 at Note: BHphoto added a $250 Sandisk card for free on the A9: The post Dave Dugdale answering Some of the Deeper Sony A9 Questions appeared first on sonyalpharumors.
Marc Alhadeff posted the final 100-400mm GM lens review: The FE100-400 GM OSS F4.5-F5.6 is a excellent lens that well deserve the G Master label – It is very sharp from center to corner, at all focal lengths – On the range 100-200mm it is neck to neck with the 70-200GM – Its weight , […] The post Full Sony 100-400mm lens review by Marc Alhadeff appeared first on sonyalpharumors.
The new 100-400mm FE GM lens which is supposed to ship on July 27 in the USA (BHphoto, Amazon, Adorama) is already in Stock in Europe at PCHstore. And Marc Alhadeff tested the new 100-400mm FE lens.
On top you can watch Jared Polin’s A9 review. ePhotozine: Looking at what the A9 can do that other cameras cannot, then the 20fps is impossible to beat, especially with no blackout between images.
A couple of days ago Sigma issued a new firmware update for the MC-11 E-mount adapter which also adds support for the new Sony A9. That1CameraGuy tested it on the A9 to seehow bad or well it works.
Mathieu Stern tested the on the Sony A7II. Check out his video:
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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.
Christopher Frost reviewed the Sony E-mount Kamlan 50mm f/1. 1. This APS-C manual focusing lens is on sale for $169 on Amazon US, Amazon DE, Amazon UK, Amazon FR, Amazon IT and Amazon ES. There is also a short test from Biogon on Reddit.
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.
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.
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.
Lensrentals about the new Sony 12-24mm: “one of the more impressive Sony offerings that have come out”
Lensrentals tested the MTF performance of the new Sony 12-24mm lens and concludes: The MTF results tell you if the lens should be a sharp lens, and the results here indicate that it should. That makes it worth further investigation for those of you interested in this focal length.
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.
Chris and Jordan from TheCameraStoreTV just published their Sony A99II review. Sony A99II at . The post Sony A99II tested by Chris and Jordan: “a beautiful swan song for A-mount” appeared first on sonyalpharumors.
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.
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.
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.
If you do own the and you might wonder how these will work on the new Sony A9. Check out the video from Dan Watson to find out how it works: Sony A9: Sony A9 at BHphoto, Adorama, Amazon, BestBuy.
SAR readers already noted that in their Sony A9 review the studio shots looked somewhat soft or slightly out of focus. Well Dpreview just issued this statement The lens was not optimally focused….
Patrick Murphey Racey reviewed the new Sony NPA-MQZ1K Multi Battery Adapter Kit. Sony A9 camera and accessories: Sony A9 at BHphoto, Adorama, Amazon, BestBuy. FocusCamera. Calumet. de. Park UK.
Samyang 35mm FE review at Photographyblog: “we’d definitely recommend the Samyang AF 35mm f/2.8 FE instead of the Zeiss”
Photographyblog tested the new Samyang lens and concluded: The Samyang AF 35mm f/2. 8 FE does have a natural competitor in the form of the almost identical Carl Zeiss Sonnar T* FE 35mm F2. 8 ZA lens, which was released along with the very first Sony Alpha E-mount camera back in 2013.
Probably the worse thing about Internet is that everyone feels the right to spread all kind of unverified and illogical arguments and sell them as “truth”. The Sony A9 is such a polarizing camera and on the web you can find plenty of false stories about it.
As you know you can preorder the new Fujinon 50-135mm E-mount lens at BHphoto and Adorama. And we got new reviews of the lens: Cinema5D writes: The FUJINON MK 50-135mm T/2. 9 is a great all-round lens.
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.
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.
Sony A9 sensor tested at DxOmark: “one of the best we’ve tested at base ISO and exceptional results for noise”
DxOmark tested the sensor and cam to that conclusion: The Sony a9’s sensor ranks as one of the best we’ve tested at base ISO, with consistently good scores for dynamic range and color depth, and exceptional results for noise.
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.
Samyang 35mm FE lens on preorder at BHphoto, Adorama (found no preorder links in Europe yet). The post First unboxing video of the new Samyang 35mm FE lens appeared first on sonyalpharumors.
Dpreview just posted the full Sony A9 review. The camera earned a Gold Award: While we’ve seen that there are still trade-offs versus high-end DSLRs, the Sony a9 is a fantastic and highly capable camera, and the fact that it’s comparable to those DSLRs speaks volumes.
SAR reader Benjamin sent me this: It seems the “star eater” bug is not fixed. Preliminary findings indicate, that the Sony algorithm now processes both green channels at once instead of seperately.
You can preorder the new Samyang lens at BHphoto, Adorama. The new Samyang (Rokinon in USA) 35mm f/2. 8 FE AF lens is 3mm shorter than the twice as expensive Zeiss lens. Above you can see the image somparison via CameraSize.
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.
Shooting the Sony A9 Blindfolded and in the Dark by Patrick Murphy-Racey Diglloyd made a banding test of the camera. The problem is the Red Channel which does show some banding: I state here (as before) that for most color images, the pattern noise that I show is unlikely to be an issue for “ordinary” […] The post New Sony A9 tests (with banding test by Diglloyd.
Alin Popescu tested both new wide angle lenses and posted many image samples and comparisons on his website: 16-35mm test: The lens is straightforward to use, with excellent handling and smooth zoom and focus ring movement.
No comment :) – Sony A9 at BHphoto, Adorama, Amazon, BestBuy. FocusCamera. Calumet.de. Park UK. Wex UK. Jessops. The post Tony Northrup shows you how to fix all Sony A9 issues….yes really ) appeared first on sonyalpharumors.
Ken Rockwell (known as the Chuck Norris of the photoblogosphere) tested the new A9. And his conclusion in short is: The Sony A9 is an obvious pick — possibly the pick — for sports, news and action.
Yesterday’s huge firmware upgrades brought some good news. With the exception of the new A9 all A7II series camera do no more have the “Star Eater” issue. I expect the same fix will be available soon with firmware 1.
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.