Image courtesy: Mapcamera Mapcamera posted a set of image samples shot with the new 40mm f/1. 2 FE lens. This lens looks so sexy on the A7 I might buy it too :) The lens is listed without preorder option at BHphoto.
Manny sent me the link to his video with this text: In my video, I shoot with a full frame and crop sensor camera to compare the final images and the results are pretty surprising (Not really) The message of the video is that there isn’t much difference between the photos coming from both types […] The post Manny Ortiz: Sony Full frame vs Sony Crop sensor.
I think it’s the first time I see a review of the Samyang 24mm FE Tilt Shift lens for Sony. Marc Alhadeff conclusion is: If you look at the other tilt shift lenses you could use on a Sony you have the Nikon or Canon ones at 2000 euros.
Gordon from CameraLabs posted that 1 hour(!!!) video review of the RX10IV. And two more previews have been posted by Fstoppers and Rangefinderonline. Sony RX10m4 at Amazon, Bhphoto and Adorama. RX0 at Amazon, Bhphoto and Adorama.
Jim Kasson posted a three part review of the new Voigtlander 65mm f/2. 0 macro FE lens. I don’t think I’ve seen this level of on-axis sharpness on the a7RII before. To give you an idea what a spectacular performance this is, compare it to the very sharp Soony 90 mm f/2.
The Kerlee 35mm f/1.2 FE lens is now in Stock at Amazon US, Amazon CA, Amazon DE and Amazon UK. Christopher Frost tested the lens: The post Kerlee 35mm f/1.2 FE lens in Stock at Amazon (new review by Christopher Frost) appeared first on sonyalpharumors.
Long time Sony “Guru” Gary Friedman walks you through the A9 settings: The most advanced camera in the world? Professional photographer Gary Friedman demonstrates the least intuitive parts of the A9’s features, including all of the different exposure and focusing modes.
You really don’t need a lot of $$$ to join the E-mount system. Photogearnews writes: We challenged Warren to see just what he could do with a budget video kit that cost us just over $500. What we found may have been the best budget kit for video.
Watch this: M-mount lens from 1897 gets autofocusing on the Sony A7 using the new Fotodiox PRONTO adapter
Recently Fotodiox launched the new PRONTO adapter which is in Stock at Amazon US, Amazon DE, Amazon UK, Amazon FR, Amazon IT and Amazon ES. This adapter adds autofocus on your manual focusing M-mount lens.
Here are a few reviews of the new Aurora HDR (preorder here) which comes for both Mac and Windows: The post Aurora HDR 2018 reviews roundup appeared first on sonyalpharumors.
We recently leaked the images of the new Samyang 35mm f/1. 4 FE lens that will be announced within the next days. And it seems like Samyang isn’t done with new FE lenses for this year. A source just told me this: Samyang is making cheap portrait autofocus lens for FE.
Every time we see the same question on forums and blogs: When will the Megapixel war end? Well the easy answer is of course…never! But if you are curious to know at what point a camera will have the same resolution as the Human Eye well watch the video below: The easy answer is 576 […] The post Only a 576 Megapixel would sort of match the human eye resolution appeared first on sonyalpharumors.
Sony RX10 IV is a Paradox: Big, Fast, Slow, Small by hugh Brownstone Sony RX10m4 at Amazon, Bhphoto and Adorama. RX0 at Amazon, Bhphoto and Adorama. Why should you care about the Sony RX10 IV? Phase detection: RX0 hands-on by Cinema5D: The post RX10m4 and RX0 hands-on by Hugh Brownstone, Dpreview and Cinema5D appeared first on sonyalpharumors.
Kinda agree with them…
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Above you can see the RX10m4 tour video from Gary Fong. Below you can see the Touch Focus test from Hugh Brownstone and few more tests: The insane 24fps continuous shooting on Sony’s new RX10 IV pic.
Get the lens at BHphoto, Adorama and Venuslens.net. Kai tested the new 15mm FE Zero Distortion lens: The post Kai tests the new Laowa 15mm FE lens appeared first on sonyalpharumors.
Lens review: Sony FE 100-400 F/4. 5-5. 6 GM OSS 1. 4X Tele Converter Album: https://flic. kr/s/aHsm1ZoFPW FE 100-400 F/4. 5-5. 6 GM OSS Album: https://flic. kr/s/aHskYWnqJR Sony FE 12-24mm F4 G Review by Photographyblog: The Sony FE 12-24mm F4 G is a very good, if pricey, ultra-wide-angle zoom lens for Sony A9/A7/A7R II/A7S full-frame cameras.
Photonstophotos now published the real world Dynamic Range measurements of the new Nikon D850. And with the exception of ISO 64 and 400 the 2,5 years older Sony A7rII performed better across the entire ISO range.
The video above has been shot using the 20fps feature of the Sony A9. You tell me if it works :) This is the behind the scenes video: Sony A9 at via Petapixel The post Using the Sony A9 20fps to shoot a movie appeared first on sonyalpharumors.
Get the lens at BHphoto, Adorama and Venuslens. net. Dpreview thinks it is capable of outstanding results and those are their Pros and Cons list What I like: Distortion is very well controlled Fast, wide and reasonably small Good build quality Sharp, even wide open 15cm (6 in) minimum focus distance 72mm filter thread What I […] The post Laowa 15mm f/2.
Admiringlight reviewed the 70-200mm GM lens: The Sony FE 70-200mm f/2. 8 GM is an outstanding telephoto zoom lens. The lens is very solidly built and has a pro-grade feel like anything out of Canon or Nikon.
Photozone tested the new Sony 12-24mm FE lens: Upon first contact, you will notice how small it is compared to similar (DSLR-)offerings. It’s even more obvious in term of weight (565g vs 1150g for the Sigma 12-24mm f/4 HSM ART).
Stefan Immes successfully founded his Kickstarter project to realize a new Biotar 75mm f/1. 5 lens. And his team from Oprema just posted this video shot with the new lens on the Sony A7: The post Biotar 75mm f/1.
If you don’t know which Sony FF E-mount camera to buy you might read this buyers guide just posted on BHphoto (Click here). For my needs the choice is easy…Sony A7rII. And I will get the A7rIII once it gets on market in 2018.
We have three new A9 reviews: Backscatter: My name is Robin Dodd and I am a producer for Backscatter Underwater Video and Photo. We recently completed a review of the Sony A9 specifically for underwater use and I thought it may be content that Sony Alpha Rumors would like to share.
First a note: I hate Sony vs Nikon fanboy posts. And I think the D850 is a great camera. There is more than just sensor performance ok? Photons to Photons estimated the Nikon D850 Dynamic range and I am a bit surprised to see that the three years older Sony A7rII is beating the new […] The post Sony A7rII dynamic range still higher than that of the new Nikon D850 appeared first on sonyalpharumors.
Sony A9 MC-11 MBIV Canon EF Long Glass Compatibility for Sports Photography Here we have two new video tests from Sony Artisans Patrick Murphey Racey and Manny Ortiz Sony A7RII vs Nikon D800 Portrait Shootout The post Sony A7RII vs Nikon D800 Portrait Shootout and Sony A9 MC-11 MBIV Canon EF Long Glass appeared first on sonyalpharumors.
Todd Vorenkamp tested the Sony FE 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 G Master Lens at Monticello Motor Club: The FE 100-400 is not a super-heavy lens; it is lighter than the Canon of the same focal length, but after an entire day of shooting and 8,000 images (thanks to the 20 fps performance of the a9), my arms […] The post Three new Sony FE lenses tested: 12-24mm, 16-35mm and 100-400mm appeared first on sonyalpharumors.
Rolling review of the new Voigtlander 65mm FE lens by Phillip Reeve: “one of the very best E-mount lenses on the market right now”
Phillip Reeve is working on a very precise and in deep rolling review of the new . “I am still in the process of learning to know the lens but I have performed most of my testing and it is safe to say that the Voigtlander 2/65 APO is one of the very best E-mount […] The post Rolling review of the new Voigtlander 65mm FE lens by Phillip Reeve: “one of the very best E-mount lenses on the market right now” appeared first on sonyalpharumors.
Michael The Maven posted this Sony A9 vs Canon 1Dxii vs Nikon D5 comparison review. And the conclusion is… Sony A9 at The post Sony A9 vs Canon 1Dxii vs Nikon D5 by Michael The Maven appeared first on sonyalpharumors.
Back in July Venus Optics announced the new Laowa Magic Shift Converter for Sony E-mount. You can buy it directly at venuslens. net/product/laowa-magic-shift-converter/. It allows you to achieve this kind of “effect”: Well this new Converter just got tested for the first time by Christopher Frost: Reminder: Preorder link to the new the Laowa 15mm f/2.
Photozone tested the Sony FE 100mm STF lens: The Sony FE 100mm f/2. 8 STF GM OSS is certainly a controversial lens. In terms of sheer depth-of-field power and speed, it is a mediocre lens. However, the quality of the bokeh is second to none.
Christopher Frost tested the Sony E-mount Kamlan 50mm f/1. 1 APS-C E-mount lens. This is a cheap manual focusing lens you can buy on Amazon US, Amazon DE, Amazon UK, Amazon FR, Amazon IT and Amazon ES.
You can find many full size image samples shot on the new lens on Flickr. The lens is now in Stock at BHphoto, Amazon and Adorama. In Europe at Photo-Porst-Neuwied The post Full Size samples shot on the new Voigtlander 65mm f/2.0 FE macro lens appeared first on sonyalpharumors.
We have two reviews of the new 16-35mm lens: Imaging Resource writes: I was very impressed with the FE 16-35mm f/2. 8 despite the limited time I had with it. On both the Sony A7R II and the A9 it focused extremely quickly and with pinpoint accuracy while delivering extremely sharp photos with beautiful bokeh.
On Amazon US, Amazon DE, Amazon UK you can find some CCTV lenses for E-mount named Pixco. If you wonder how good or bad those lenses are just check out this review from That1CameraGuy: The post Pixco lens review by That1CameraGuy appeared first on sonyalpharumors.
Since last week you can preorder the new Laowa 15mm f/20 FE lens at Venuslens.net (Click here). It’s the yet fastest wide angle lens for E-mount. Christopher Frost just tested it: The post Laowa 15mm f/2 FE lens review by Christopher Frost appeared first on sonyalpharumors.
Sony 24-240mm FE lens review by Ken Rockwell: “forget about any fixed-focal length lenses, macro lenses, this lens replaces them all”
Ken Rockwell tested the Sony 24-240mm FE lens and the conclusion is: Get one! This lens does everything. Even better, get this lens and simply forget about any fixed-focal length lenses, macro lenses, or anything like the 24-70/2.
Lensrentals 16-35mm GM review: “I expected greatness from this lens, and it delivered in spades in the images I got”
Lensrentals compared three Sony’s Ultra Wides: the Sony 16-35mm f/4 ZA, 16-35mm f/2. 8 GM & 12-24mm f/4 G. They liked all three lenses: “I cannot stress enough that we’re splitting hairs.
Adrian Murray tested the brand new Laowa 15mm f/2. 0 FE lens which you can preorder since this week at Venuslens. net (Click here). The conclusion: If you’re a landscape, astro, or architecture photographer shooting with a full frame E-mount system then I would recommend this be on your radar.
Sony Ambassador Manny Ortiz just posted this Sony A7RII vs 5D Mark IV Portrait shootout video. If there is one thing I would like Sony to copy from Canon is their skin color performance. But that’s just my two cents :) The post Sony A7RII vs 5D Mark IV Portrait shootout! Which is a better option for portraits? appeared first on sonyalpharumors.
Dan Bracaglia from Dpreview played a bit with the new Voigtlander 65mm macro FE lens which is now in Stock at BHphoto, Amazon and Adorama. In Europe at Photo-Porst-Neuwied He writes: “Everything about how the 65mm handles screams precision and quality, from the all metal housing to the drool-worthy matte black finish.
The FS5 just got a huge price drop at Adorama and Bhphoto. And today Sony also released the new 4.02 firmware update. Here is a new A7sII vs FS5 test just posted by Matt Granger: The post Sony a7sII vs FS5 – Field Tested in Tokyo by Matt Granger (and new firmware for the FS5) appeared first on sonyalpharumors.
Colby Brown reviewed the new Sony 12-24mm lens and wrote: For an ultra-wide angle lens, it offers both great IQ and near corner to corner sharpness. Distortion is very minimual and the sunstar is definitely a step up above the 16-35 f/4 (that I am now retiring).
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.