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Sony Reveals the FX3, an A7S III in a Compact Cinema-Focused Body

Sony has announced the FX3, the latest member of the Cinema Line of cameras that is also the smallest and most compact of the group. Many of its features are borrowed from A7S III with the main differences lying in the body design and benefits to additional shooting time thanks to an internal fan.

Sony’s Next Camera is the Cine/Alpha Hybrid FX3: Report

A pair of photos have emerged that appear to show Sony's next camera, depicting a look that combines the body profile of the Alpha series with cinema camera buttons. Called the FX3, it shares much in common with the design philosophy of the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera.

Tamron to Release 20mm, 24mm, and 35mm f/2.8 Lenses for Sony E-Mount

It's a great Friday for the gear lovers out there. First, Fujifilm revealed the X-Pro3 with a very interesting hidden LCD concept; then, Ricoh announced the development of a new Pentax flagship APS-C DSLR; and finally, a new report has revealed all four lenses that Tamron will announce for Sony E-Mount in October.

Sony to Announce Either the a9 II or a7S III ‘in 1-2 Weeks’: Report

Over the past few months, it seems like Sony has released updates for every camera in their line-up except the very-long-awaited and much-anticipated Sony a7S III. According to the latest reports, Sony does have one more major E-Mount announcement in the works for September... but is it the a7S III, or the a9 II?

Rumor: Sony to Adopt Uncompressed 16-Bit RAW Format in the Future

We definitely suggest reading this particular rumor with the mouse in one hand and a salt shaker in the other. It seems Sony is considering adopting a new RAW format to take full advantage of the improved dynamic range and resolution of image sensors coming down the pipe.

Real Life Photos, AF Test, and Pricing Info for New Samyang 50mm Lens

Samyang made a big splash yesterday when they debuted their very first autofocus lenses: a 50mm f/1.4 and a 14mm f/2.8, both for Sony FE mount. Today we get our first look at real world images of the 50mm, an autofocus test, and some tentative pricing info from the Photo & Imaging 2016 show!

In Defense of Sony’s Pro Mirrorless Cameras

The photographer Sator has created quite a buzz with his article "Why Sony’s Full Frame Pro Mirrorless Was a Fatal Mistake." I thought long and hard about whether I should response to this or not. I think there are many things omitted in his analysis and I want to point out some of those points.

Rumor: The Sony a7RIII May Boast an 80MP Sensor

It's a few days late for outlandish April Fools' jokes, but that won't stop us from taking this next rumor with a big grain of salt. The Sony a7RII's successor may, it seems, come to market toting a 70-80MP sensor... take that Canon!

Reports Confirm that the 5-Axis Stabilization on Sony’s a7II Works with All 3rd Party Glass

Just four days ago, Sony announced its a7II: the world’s first full-frame digital camera with 5-axis image stabilization build into the body. But as impressive as we know the image stabilization could be, no one was quite sure what glass said stabilization would work with.

The news, however, is all good. New reports are confirming that the a7II’s stabilization will work with all(!) 3rd party lenses.

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!

Leaked: Sony’s Next Smartphone ‘Lens Camera’ Will Let You Swap E-Mount Lenses

You get a leak! And you get a leak! Everybody gets a leak!

It looks like somebody (or a few people) in the know at Sony were feeling very generous this morning because we woke up to not one, but two separate sources of leaked photos showing a very exciting new product from Sony: the next QX, smartphone-mounted 'lens camera.'

And it's exciting because, in this case, the term 'lens camera' doesn't really work anymore. This isn't a whole camera contained in a lens... it's more of a smartphone-attachable E-Mount that will let you swap out lenses!