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How Popular Is Each Line of Sony’s Full-Frame Mirrorless Cameras?

Previously, we looked at which DSLR system held its value better over time and how fast the mirrorless market is growing. This time, we explore Sony's popular full-frame mirrorless camera lines and see how they stack up against each other.

A Sony A7 Flattened by a Truck Can Still Sell for $20

Here's a random tip: if your $1,000 camera ever gets run over by a truck, don't just throw the crushed parts in the trash. sonyalpharumors reports that one unlucky owner of a flattened Sony a7 mirrorless camera still managed to sell the parts and the original box on eBay for $20 with an extra $18.65 for shipping.

Detailed Rundown of What’s New in the Sony a7II and 5-Axis Stabilization Test with a Nikkor Lens

If you're still on the fence about whether or not the Sony a7II is worth pre-ordering and you'd like a more detailed rundown of the features and real life performance of this camera, this video from Alpha Creative Skills should help.

In it, Mark Galer runs you through all of the differences between the a7 an a7II -- minute and otherwise -- before slapping a Nikkor 180mm f/2.8 lens onto the camera and showing you how well the 5-axis stabilization works.

Rumor: Sony May Announce a7II with 5-Axis Stabilization Within the Next Few Days

We weren't kidding when we said the Sony rumor mill was roiling. Hours after more details surfaced about Sony's upcoming 'pro' FF E-Mount camera (possibly called the a9), an intriguing list of specs for a Sony a7 replacement appeared online.

And the best part? It's possible this a7 replacement will arrive officially within the next few days!

Sony Adds 16-35mm f/4 OSS to Its Full-Frame E-Mount Lineup, Teases Fast Primes

We've said it before and we'll say it again, one of the major downsides of the exceptional Sony A7, A7r and A7s full-frame mirrorless cameras is the lack of native lenses, but Sony and ZEISS are working hard to remedy that.

Just last week ZEISS debuted the Loxia line of FE lenses, and today Sony introduced a brand new wide-angle lens and teased several primes at Photokina.

Out on the Road: Sony a7 and a7R Sample Photos

Over the course of my week in Nashville, I got to try out both of Sony's new full-frame mirrorless cameras. And so, here is the promised sample image gallery, broken up into categories of photos taken with the a7, the a7R and the a7R with the E-Mount 24mm f/1.8 APS-C lens.

Out on the Road: Getting to Know the Sony a7 and a7R

This last week, I had the great pleasure of joining many of my fellow writers from other major photo and tech news outlets for a week of fun and photography with Sony in Nashville, TN. Basically, the event gave us all a chance to test out the new mirrorless full-frame a7 and a7R cameras (as well as the RX10, which I'll hit on in another post) in a variety of situations, with Sony artisans and engineers on hand to answer all of our questions.

Rumor: Nikon to Announce a Retro-Styled Full-Frame in the Next Three Weeks

There's no denying that the Sony a7 and a7R made quite the splash in the photographic industry both before and after their official arrival. With full-frame sensors, a mirrorless design and price tags that make at least the a7 cheaper than even the most affordable full-frame alternatives, Sony hit the trifecta.

But a new rumor seems to indicate that Nikon, at least, wants to get in on some of the action by releasing a new retro-styled full-frame that will compete directly with Sony's offerings.

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

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.

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

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.