Posts Tagged ‘sonynex’

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…

Bidding War Helps Hasselblad Sell 2 Lunar Cameras for $54K at Charity Auction

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Still think there’s no market for overpriced Hasselblad Sony clones? This might change your mind. Thanks to a heated bidding war at the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance exotic car festival, two … we’ll call them generous… generous gentlemen paid $54,500 for two Hasselblad Lunar cameras that would normally run $14,000 retail. Read more…

Photos of the Rumored Sony a6000 Leaked Online, Announcement Expected Tonight

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If rumors are true, Sony’s a6000 — the replacement for the NEX-6 and 7 cameras — will arrive tonight around 11pm Easter Standard Time. Of course, that didn’t stop the rumor mill from getting some info ahead of time, so if you want to see some specs and a few pictures, read on. Otherwise check back later tonight. Read more…

Deal Alert: Sony NEX-3N Kit for Only $290, Sigma 105mm Macro for $670 and More

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There are a few of big deals worth mentioning today that should make a lot of people happy, whether they’re looking to purchase a new camera, new lens or new software. And, since we listed them in that order, that’s the order we’ll share them in. Read more…

Sony Ups Mirrorless Game with a5000, Kills NEX Moniker

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Seeing how well DSLR and mirrorless camera enthusiasts get along, Sony has apparently decided to erase the verbal distinction between the two by sliding its latest mirrorless model into the Alpha line. 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…

Rumor: Sony to Launch ‘Extraordinary’ E-Mount Camera with a Moving Sensor

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No doubt there are both Sony fans and detractors reading this right now. But if there’s one thing even the detractors can’t say about Sony at the moment, it’s that the company isn’t innovating.

Sony’s upcoming lens cameras (SmartShots?) are so out there CNET didn’t even believe they were real, the rumored full-frame NEX camera has the mirrorless crowd abuzz, and now, it seems the company has yet another “extraordinary” invention on the way. Read more…

Sony Debuts the NFC and Wi-Fi-Capable NEX-5T and Three New E-Mount Lenses

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After weeks of speculation and leaks, Sony has seen fit to officially announce both its Alpha 3000 DSLR-style E-Mount camera as well as the rumored NEX-5T and three new E-Mount lenses. For details on the first of those, click here. As for the NEX-5T and the new lenses, it looks like the rumors were spot on. Read more…

Leaked Photos of Sony’s Upcoming NEX-5T and Three New E-Mount Lenses

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Sony is primed to announce quite a few new products in the coming months. Some of the more exciting rumored products include the groundbreaking Lens Cameras and the NEX full frame mirrorless camera everyone has been salivating over.

The photos that leaked earlier today, however, don’t show either of those. Instead we get a peek at three upcoming lenses and an updated NEX-5 series camera. Read more…

Sony May Make A-Mounts Fully Mirrorless in 2014, Working on a A-E Hybrid As Well

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A few weeks ago, we reported that Sony may be in the process of dropping its unique pellicle mirror SLT technology. The rumor claimed that the company would be saying goodbye to the translucent mirror in favor a fully mirrorless A-Mount line. Well, if patents are to be trusted, that rumor has been confirmed just as another exciting Sony rumor hits the mill. Read more…