Posts Tagged ‘sony’

Photo Shows the Hasselblad Solar: A Sony a7 Dressed in Fancy Materials

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Now that we think about it, we should have expected this, but we just didn’t see it coming. The photo above supposedly shows a new camera on its way from Hasselblad. In keeping with the Lunar and Stellar before it, the Hasselblad Solar pictured above will basically be a Sony a7 redesigned using expensive materials and sold at a much higher price. Read more…

Sony Unveils the RX10, a High Performance Superzoom for the RX Lineup

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Admittedly, the a7 and a7R have sort of stolen the show when it comes to camera announcements today, but those two weren’t the only shooters Sony debuted. The company is also adding another camera to high-end RX Cybershot lineup. Jointing the full-frame RX1 and the popular RX100MII is the RX10: a high-performance superzoom. Read more…

Sony Unveils the a7 and a7R, E-Mount ILCs that Pack a Full-Frame Punch

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After all of the anticipation, rumors and leaks we sincerely hope the announcement still has you excited, because Sony has finally made the long-awaited a7 and a7R official. That’s right, the cameras once known only as the “NEX Full-Frame” have finally arrived, with full specs, press photos and a lens and accessory lineup to prove it. Read more…

The Sony A7 and Camera Development: Progress or Diversification?

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It’s hard to look at  the spec sheet on the upcoming Sony A7 and A7r mirrorless compacts and not be impressed. With a 36 MP full-frame sensor (on the A7r), compact body, interchangeable lens system, and a price tag that undercuts most full-frame DSLR’s by a good margin, some will be tempted to call it the perfect camera on its expected announcement date of October 16th.

A few might agree with that sentiment, but a better way to look at Sony’s newest wunderkind is as a manifestation of the trend towards diversification in the digital camera market. Read more…

First Full-Sized Photos of the Sony A7 and A7r Full-Frames Surface Online

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Over the weekend, we got our first official glimpse at what the Sony A7 full-frame E-Mount mirrorless camera looked like. But that uber-blurry image has been replaced by a few official-looking full-sized photos that truly show what we have to look forward to. Read more…

Sony NEX Full-Frame Rumor Roundup

Sony's upcoming full-frame mirrorless camera is said to resemble the current NEX 7

Now that we’re a few days into October, it’s time to start getting ready for some serious camera announcement mania. And, if your comments are to be trusted, the camera that will make the biggest splash will be Sony’s NEX full-frame (or rather full-frames). So here’s a rumor roundup that brings together everything we know so far. Read more…

MIOPS: Smartphone Controllable High Speed Camera Trigger

MIOPS is a new smartphone-controlled camera trigger that combines all of the features photographers want in a high-speed camera trigger into one convenient device.

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Project One: One Hour, One Camera, One Setting, One Dollar Per Person

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While on a half vacation, half business trip to the Philippines, photographer Dennis Sapong decided to spend one free hour at the local public market and do some street portrait photography. That hour-long session turned into Project One: a set of photos, each of which was taken with one setting, edited using one preset, and cost him one dollar. Read more…

Sony Releases API, Allows Developers to Create Apps for Its WiFi-Enabled Cameras

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Developers rejoice, you have another API to play with. In a recent move that should help bring more Sony apps to market, the camera manufacturer has released an API that will allow you to develop remote control apps for 8 of its WiFi-enabled cameras. Read more…

Sony Officially Debuts Two Revolutionary Lens-Style Cameras for your Smartphone

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Earlier today, after weeks worth of rumors and leaks, Sony finally announced the ‘lens cameras’ we had heard so much about. No need to parse through rumors and speculate about what’s truth and what’s fiction, the company’s QX100 and QX10 smartphone-attachable lens-style cameras are officially here. Read more…

Sony Lens Cameras Outed Again in New Leaked Promotional Video

It’s no secret that Sony will soon be announcing its new QX10 and QX100 lens cameras, which can be paired with Sony smartphones to form a serious — and seriously flexible — compact camera. A large set of product photos leaked yesterday, and now a promotion video of the lens cameras has leaked as well.

The video above is a short 1:39 ad that offers a peek at how the novel lenses will work and what features they’ll pack.
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