Sony a99 Mk II Review (vs a7R II, Canon 5D Mk IV, Nikon D810)

Tony & Chelsea Northrup do think this is kind of the ultimate camera. The real issue Tony has with the camera is the uncertain future of A-mount. Also ePhotozine published their A99II review and do conclude: Sony last announced new Sony A mount lenses in 2015, which were updates to existing lenses.

New Zeiss Batis 135mm test by Lisa Beaney

Lisa Beaney tested the new Batis 135mm lens: The lens is a 2.8 lens and not a 1.8 or 1.4 as I know some people were hoping for. I dont think this would present a problem in the real world and to be honest Id much rather have a camera/lens combination that feels nicely balanced […] The post New Zeiss Batis 135mm test by Lisa Beaney appeared first on sonyalpharumors.

Two new A7rII vs GFX tests (close battle)

Two reviewers compared the new Fuji GFX medium format camera with the Sony A7rII. Those are their conclusions: DearSusans writes: My conclusions are that the GFX feels a tiny bit less electronic at 100% and colours seem a bit better.

Provocative Dpreview article reccomends buying FF instead of Fuji GFX

Homer Simpson “D’ho” would be the appropriate reaction after reading the surprisingly provocative DPreview article about the new Fuji GFX. In it Dpreview debunks the hype on the new Medium format camera and nicely advises the reader to get a much less expensive FF camera instead: Companies like Sony have poured a lot of R&D […] The post Provocative Dpreview article reccomends buying FF instead of Fuji GFX appeared first on sonyalpharumors.

The new Sigma 135mm f/1.8 tested on the Sony A7rII

The German Blog Docma (translation here) is the first site testing the new Sigma 135mm f/1. 8 on the Sony A7rII. Their conclusion is: 1) the mild Background effect is (almost) unique and perfect for “full body” Model Shooting.

Kai reviews the new 18-55mm Fujinon E-mount lens

Kai tested the new Fuji Cine E-mount lens and seems to be quite impressed by its performance. Preorders: Fujinon Cine 18-55mm T/2. 9 E-mount lens at BHphoto and Adorama. Fujinon Cine 50-135mm T/2.

Check this out: Sony A6500 with the Burress 1900mm f/15 lens

Sony A6500 telescope mount Ever wondered how good the A6500 works on extreme telephoto lenses? Watch the video on top to see what you can do on the 1900mm f/15 lens (2850mm equivalent). The post Check this out: Sony A6500 with the Burress 1900mm f/15 lens appeared first on sonyalpharumors.

Dpreview tests the Fuji GFX and says the advantage over the A7rII is negligible

DPreview added the Fuji GFX studio samples. The camera uses the Sony 51MP medium format sensor. But despite the size advantage there doesn’t seem to be a big quantum leap over the Sony A7rII: In terms of high ISO noise, the GFX 50S performs fairly similarly to the Pentax 645Z and, as sensor size alone […] The post Dpreview tests the Fuji GFX and says the advantage over the A7rII is negligible… appeared first on sonyalpharumors.

Watch what you can do with a Sony A7 on wheels :)

Photogearnews tested the new Yelangu AutoDolly. It seems to work fine with the Sony A7 camera too. If you want such a Dolly you can have it now here at Amazon or . The post Watch what you can do with a Sony A7 on “wheels” :) appeared first on sonyalpharumors.

Tony Northrup thinks Canon is doing worse than Nikon

Tony Northrup shared his thoughts on the latest financial extraordinary loss report. In his view Nikon is not doing “as bad as it sounds”. And he believes Canon is doing even worse. The post Tony Northrup thinks Canon is doing worse than Nikon… appeared first on sonyalpharumors.

Full 85mm f/1.8 FE review at ePhotozine

ePhotozine posted the full Sony 85mm F/1. 8 FE lens review: The Sony FE 85mm f/1. 8 lens is superb to use, and also superb in many ways in terms of its performance. The lower cost compared to most 85mm lens does not seem to have reduced the performance at all.

Dpreview first impressions on the new Sony 85mm f/1.8 FE: excellent sharpness wide open

Dpreview posted their quick impressions on the FE 85mm f/1. 8 lens: balances superbly on Sony’s a7-series bodies Focusing is silent and fairly quick excellent sharpness wide open Bokeh appears very smooth lot of purple and green fringing wide open They also notices something interesting: Of particular interest is our observation that this lens, currently, focuses […] The post Dpreview first impressions on the new Sony 85mm f/1.

5 reasons why you should still consider to buy the $999 Sony A7

The Sony A7 is the cheapest FF camera yet. You get it for $999 at Amazon, BHphoto, Adorama. Mattias Burling gives you the 5 Reasons to Buy a Sony A7 in 2017. One of them is that this is a Medium Format on a Budget… The post 5 reasons why you should still consider to buy the $999 Sony A7 appeared first on sonyalpharumors.

Why manual lenses on the Sony a7 series are a smart choice (by Phillip Reeve)

The following is a guest post from Phillip Reeve Why manual lenses on the Sony a7 series are a smart choice Do you think about how to improve your kit to take better pictures? In this article I want to tell you why buying cheap manual lensesis often the smarter choice than spending a huge […] The post Why manual lenses on the Sony a7 series are a smart choice (by Phillip Reeve) appeared first on sonyalpharumors.

A review of the cheapest Sony FE lens: The Viltrox FE 35mm f/2.0

Above you can watch the test of the cheapest native FE lens you can buy on Amazon US, Amazon DE, Amazon UK, Amazon FR. It’s the Viltrox FE 35mm f/2.0. It’s your call if the lens is worth the $149 :) The post A review of the “cheapest” Sony FE lens: The Viltrox FE 35mm f/2.0 appeared first on sonyalpharumors.

Sony A6500 review by Max Galer, Tony Northrup and ePhotozine

We got two new A6500 reviews. On top you can watch Marc Galer’s video review. And ePhotozine posted the full text review and concludes: Ignoring the price, the Sony Alpha A6500 offers a wide range of features, including excellent image quality, fast focusing and continuous shooting, all in a compact camera body, with good build […] The post Sony A6500 review by Max Galer, Tony Northrup and ePhotozine appeared first on sonyalpharumors.

New 100mm STF and 85mm f/1.8 FE lens tests

Sony 85mm f/1. 8 first look by Imaging Resource: It’s amazingly comfortable and lightweight considering what you’re getting in return. Significantly lighter than traditional 85mm f/1.

Sony 70-200mm GM teardown at Lensrentals

This is how the 70-200mm GM looks in pieces Lensrentals dismantled the Sony 70-200mm FE GM lens and those are their findings: The Sony 70-200mm f/2. 8 GM has a lot of solid construction with heavy metal barrels and proper weather sealing.

Detailed reviews of the new Fuji E-mount Cine lens

The new Fujinon Cine lens on the A7 (image courtesy: Cinema5D). Preorders: Fujinon Cine 18-55mm T/2. 9 E-mount lens at BHphoto and Adorama. Fujinon Cine 50-135mm T/2. 9 E-mount lens at BHphoto. – Today Fuji announced their first two E-mount Cine lenses.

Sony A99II tested at Dpreview: it is the ultimate SLT

DPreview just posted their final full Sony A99II review: It is the SLT that should be used by any photographers that have had prior doubts about the system, as its all-round balance of features and capabilities leave the ultimate decision for many photographers up to two things: EVF vs.

Sony 85mm f/1.8 FE image samples and MTF graph

The Sony 85mm f/1. 8 FE has the potential to quickly become one of the favorite lenses of the FE range. On the downside it is more expensive than the Nikon 85mm or Canon 85mm equivalent lenses. But I guess that like it happened with the 50mm FE the lens will get some price drop later.

Canon Dream Lens review (50mm F/0.95 on the A7rII)

The following is a Guest Post from Austrokiwi and has been first posted on SonyAlphaForum. – Canon “Dream Lens” After almost two years of consideration I becamethe owner of a Canon 50mm F0.