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Sony Alpha 7 IV Review: The Best Camera Sony Has Ever Made… Almost

Three and a half years ago, Sony made a statement with the Alpha 7 III. The company wanted to plant the idea that its “base model” did not mean basic. At the time, that camera was specced beyond its price, and it hit everyone by surprise. Now, with the Alpha 7 IV, our expectations are much higher. Did Sony do it again?

How To Make a Photo Trap With a Raspberry Pi and a Sony Alpha

Recently a squirrel noticed our nut box that was waiting to be raided for almost a year now. But as our squirrels here are a bit skittish, I needed to come up with a way to get in close to take nice pictures of them.

This ‘Ultimate’ Camera Trap Features a Sony 200-600mm Lens

Wildlife photographer Levi Dojczman was out photographing birds one morning when he noticed a fox. Unfortunately, he was unable to get a photo without spooking it. Not to be denied, Dojczman spent the next few days testing a method to photograph the fox using a remote tethering solution.

A Sony a7C Review: ‘You’re Not Losing a Whole Lot’

Youtuber and photographer Dustin Abbot has published his "definitive review" of the Sony a7C camera where he sought to determine if it was better or worse than the a7 III. In this lengthy 29-minute video, Abbott covers the IBIS, shutter and burst mode, focus system, and sensor performance.

Real-Time Animal Eye AF is Coming to Sony’s RX10 IV via Firmware Update

If you thought Sony was limiting its best autofocus improvements to the mirrorless alpha lineup of cameras, you'll be pleasantly surprised by today's news. Sony has revealed that it will be adding real-time Animal Eye AF and other improvements to the popular RX10 IV superzoom as well, via a free firmware update coming later this year.

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

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."

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.