Sony a7 IV is in Short Supply

Sony Japan published a statement stating that the new Sony a7 IV is in short supply due to the unprecedented demand. That means you may not get your cameras on time.

Press Release:

Notice regarding supply of full-size mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera “α7 IV” (ILCE-7M4)

Thank you for your continued patronage of Sony products.

We have received orders for the digital single-lens camera “α7 IV” (ILCE-7M4), which we started accepting orders from December 7, 2021, far exceeding our expectations, and it will take time to deliver the product. There is a possibility that you will receive.

We are currently making every effort to meet the needs of our customers, so please wait for a while.

Pre-order links:

Sony a7 IV: $2,498 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Sony a7 IV with 28-70mm Lens: $2,698 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

New Firmware Update Version 2.00 for Sony a7C

Sony released the new Sony a7C firmware update version 2.00. You can follow the link below to download the firmware update.

Download link:

Sony a7C Firmware Version 2.00

Benefits and Improvements

  • Adds the USB Streaming function to allow connection using a USB cable to a PC for live streaming and online communication with high-quality video and audio.
    Note: When connecting to a device with a USB Type-C port, use a commercially available USB cable or terminal conversion adaptor.
  • Makes the Eye AF feature compatible with animals when recording a movie
  • Improves the operational stability of the camera
    Note: Refer to the Help Guide for details on all updated functions.

See also Sony A7c Dynamic Range Results, Same as A7 III.

Read more: Best Lenses for Sony a7C and Best Memory Cards for Sony a7C.

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Sony Lenses 2021 Holiday Savings

Here are the 2021 Holiday Savings on some selected Sony lenses. You can buy two or more lenses to receive Sony rebates of up to $200 per lens purchased. These Sony Lenses 2021 Holiday savings, deals will expire on  January 02, 2022.

Below are the details on  Sony Lenses 2021 Holiday Savings:

  • Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM–$400 Holiday Savings— AmazonAdorama
  • Sony FE 24-105mm f/4 G OSS–$300 Holiday Savings— AmazonAdorama
  • Sony FE 200-600mm f/5.6-6.3 G OSS–$100 Holiday Savings— AmazonAdorama
  • Sony FE 16-35mm f/2.8 GM–$200 Holiday Savings— AmazonAdorama
  • Sony FE 24mm f/1.4 GM–$100 Holiday Savings— AmazonAdorama
  • Sony FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSS–$100 Holiday Savings— AmazonAdorama
  • Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS–$300 Holiday Savings— AmazonAdorama
  • Sony FE 50mm f/2.5 G–$50 Holiday Savings— AmazonAdorama
  • Sony FE 40mm f/2.5 G–$50 Holiday Savings— AmazonAdorama
  • Sony FE 24mm f/2.8 G–$50 Holiday Savings— AmazonAdorama
  • Sony FE 12-24mm f/2.8 GM–$100 Holiday Savings—AmazonAdorama
  • Sony FE 85mm f/1.4 GM–$100 Holiday Savings— AmazonAdorama

Sony a9 II Firmware Update Version 3.20 now Available

Sony released the new firmware update version 3.20 for Sony a9 II camera.

The Sony a9 II provides silent continuous shooting up to 20 fps at full 24.2MP resolution (RAW+JPEG) with up to 60 AF/AE tracking calculations per second without EVF or LCD blackout. Check stock availability at Amazon, B&H and Adorama

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Yongnuo YN50mm F1.8S DF DSM Lens for Sony E Mount

The Yongnuo has announced a new lens – YN50mm F1.8S DF DSM for full-frame Sony E-mount cameras. With this new model the lens received an optical scheme consisting of 11 elements in 8 groups, with 6 special optical elements.

Yongnuo YN50mm F1.8S DF DSM lens for Sony E mount is already available to buy on Amazon.com for $318.

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DPReview Awards 2021 : Sony A1, Sony A7 IV and Sony FE 14mm f/1.8 GM Named Winners

Sony wins multiple DPReview 2021 Awards.

DPReview has announced the DPReview Awards for 2021, and the Sony A1, Sony A7 IV and Sony FE 14mm f/1.8 G Master were all named winners. Here are the details on the Sony winners and runners-up : Continue reading “DPReview Awards 2021 : Sony A1, Sony A7 IV and Sony FE 14mm f/1.8 GM Named Winners”

Laowa 85mm f/5.6 2x Ultra Macro APO Lens Officially Announced

Venus Optics officially announced the Laowa 85mm f/5.6 2x Ultra Macro APO Lens for Sony E-mount. The US price of this lens is $499. The new Laowa 85mm f/5.6 2x Ultra Macro APO Lens for Sony E-mount is now available for pre-order at Adorama and B&H.

Laowa 85mm f/5.6 2x Ultra Macro APO Lens Specifications

  • Name LAOWA 85mm f/5.6 2X Ultra Macro APO
  • Focal Length 85mm
  • Max. Aperture f/5.6
  • Angle of View 28.55°
  • Format Compatibility Full Frame
  • Lens Structure 13 elements in 9 groups (3 ED glasses)
  • Aperture Blades 7
  • Min. Focusing Distance 16.3cm
  • Max. Magnification 2:1
  • Filter Thread Ф46mm
  • Dimensions Φ53mm×81mm (Sony E)
  • Weight (with lens cap, rear cap and lens hood) Canon RF: 310g / Nikon Z:
  • 314g/ Sony FE:291g /Leica M: 289g
  • Mounts Canon RF/ Nikon Z/ Sony E/ Leica M

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New Sony A1 Firmware 1.20 Released

New Sony firmware update  released for the Sony A1 camera. This is the firmware version 1.20 and you can see the benefits and improvements below. Sony A1 Firmware 1.20 now available for download.

The price of the high-end full frame mirrorless camera is $6,499 and available at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Benefits and Improvements

  • Adds support for FTP transfer in Active Mode
  • Improves the operational stability of the camera

Download here

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New Sony ZV-E10 Firmware adds Animal eye AF for Video

Sony has announced a firmware update that will make Animal eye AF available in video mode as well as when shooting stills on the Sony ZV-E10.

At launch the Sony ZV-E10 was capable of detecting and focusing on human or animal eyes in stills mode, but when recording video, only human eyes can be detected. This changes with firmware Version 2.00, which is available immediately.

Download the Sony ZV-E10 firmware update version 2.0.0.

Sony ZV-E10 Key Features:

  • 24.2MP APS-C Exmor CMOS Sensor
  • UHD 4K30p and Full HD 120p Video
  • 3.0″ Side Flip-Out Touchscreen LCD
  • 425-Point Fast Hybrid AF
  • Up to 11-fps Shooting, ISO 100-32000
  • Real-Time Eye AF and Tracking
  • Background Defocus & Face Priority AE
  • Directional 3-Capsule Mic and Windscreen
  • Headphone and Microphone Ports
  • E PZ 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Lens

Sony ZV-E10 Body: $698 at at B&H & Adorama.

Sony Airpeak S1 Drone now Available for Pre-order

The new Sony Airpeak S1 Professional Drone is now available for pre-order at B&HAdorama for $8,999.99. The Airpeak S1 is compatible with many of Sony’s mirrorless camera systems, including the a1, a7S series, a7R series, a9 series, FX3 and other E mount mirrorless cameras.

The Airpeak S1 will ship with two sets of propellers, a remote controller, two batteries and a battery charger. There will also be accessories available to purchase, including a third-party Gremsy gimbal that Sony says is ‘made specifically for the Airpeak S1.’ Sony is also offering an optional $300 per year subscription called ‘Airpeak Plus’ that covers accidental damage to the drone and includes Airpeak Base, a web app that serves as a hub for integrated management of flight plans, flight logs and equipment.

Sony Airpeak S1 Professional Drone: $8,999.99 at B&HAdorama.

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