Posts Tagged ‘sony’

Fingers Crossed: Sony Rumored to Have a $1,000 Full-Frame Camera in the Works

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In a rumor that is either wishful thinking at its best, or a preview of a VERY exciting Photokina announcement from Sony, an anonymous source told sonyalpharumors that the massive electronics company — which, by the way, has made a name for itself as an innovator in the world of photography — is working on a $1,000 NEX-sized full-frame camera. Read more…

Alpha Dog: How Sony Created the Most Innovative Camera Brand in Under a Decade

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Using the bones of a dying giant and a healthy dose of innovation, Sony built one of the most forward thinking lines of high-end cameras available in recent memory.

When they entered the serious photography market following their acquisition of the struggling Konica Minolta camera business, Sony brought the coffers and clout of an international conglomerate as well as the fresh eyes of a newcomer. Using those tools, they’ve pushed the technological envelope in a way that few others were willing or capable of doing and, now, are setting the benchmark for where others ought to be aiming. Oh, and they did it all in just eight years. Read more…

4 Mirrorless Cameras Battle the Nikon D4s in an AutoFocus Shootout

TheCameraStoreTV released this very timely video yesterday in which they putting the autofocus systems of four separate mirrorless cameras — the Fuji X-T1, Sony a6000, Olympus OMD E-M1 and Panasonic GH4 — to the test against the mighty Nikon D4S.

Each of these cameras have claimed at some point or another in their marketing that they indeed have the fastest autofocus, so The Camera Store’s goal was to see which one could rise above the pack. Read more…

Sigma Tests Show the Foveon Sensor Can Out-Resolve Conventional 36MP Shooters

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Sigma took a unique approach when it worked together with its sensor subsidiary, Foveon Inc., to build the newest version of Foveon sensor found in the DP Quattro camera.

Using technology that captures light simultaneously across three separate layers of sensors — one each for blue, red, and green — Sigma claims that, while smaller, the sensor is actually capable of out-resolving a 36-megapixel full frame sensor similar to those found in the Nikon D800E and Sony A7r. Read more…

Sony Officially Reveals the RX100 Mark III, Boasts Brighter Lens & Pop-Up Viewfinder

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It’s finally here, and lest you feel the surprise of the RX100 Mark III was ruined by the spec and photo leak from early this morning, fear not, they got at least one thing wrong. Read more…

Sony Announces Pricing and Availability for the Low-Light Powerhouse A7s

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We don’t typically dedicate an entire post to a pricing and availability announcement, nor do we usually talk so much about cameras that are focused in large part on video capture, but the A7s is a big fat exception to these rules.

And so, it is with great aplomb that we tell you that Sony’s A7s, which looks to be unmatched in low-light if we’re to trust the tests that have come out thus far, will cost $2,500 and begin shipping in July.

If you’d like to find out more about the camera, check out our previous coverage. And if you’re already set to pull the trigger and buy it, you can pre-order by clicking here.

Feast Your Eyes on This Year’s Sony World Photography Award Winners

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The World Photography Organisation has officially announced the winners from all 14 of the categories of the Sony World Photography Awards. From 140,000 photographers across 166 countries, 14 photographers’ works have been chosen as some of the greatest imagery captured this past year. Read more…

Sony’s a77 II Has Arrived, and It’s Packing an AF Sensor Worth Drooling Over

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Since the last A-Mount Sony came out with, we’ve seen the a7, the a7R, the a7S, the a3000, the a5000, the a6000 and the a3500. But don’t let the names fool you, not a single one of those was actually an A-Mount. This has led many to wonder if Sony had given up on the A-Mount.

Well, today those people have their answer in the form of the a77 II — in other words, a resounding “No.” Read more…

Deal Alert: Canon Gear, Nikon Gear and the Sony NEX-6 On Sale at B&H

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Someone must’ve heard my birthday was just around the corner, because from now through most of the month of May, Canon, Nikon, and Sony all have incredible deals going on over at B&H. I’ll briefly go over some of the best deals below. Read more…

Sony RX100M3 Leaked, Rumored to Boast Faster Lens and Pop-Up Viewfinder

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Yesterday, a page out of an official Sony camera manual leaked revealing that the company is indeed working on an RX100 Mark III (previously referred to as the RX200), and now sonyalpharumors has gotten their hands on some further details thanks to a ‘trusted source.’ Read more…