Christopher Frost: Upgrading your Sony APS-C kit lens!

If you want to upgrade your Sony APS-C kit lens, you should definitely check this video out. You can find all the recommendations from Christopher Frost.

He says :

So you’ve just bought a new Sony camera, with the smaller-sized APS-C sensor. Where do you go from here? All kinds of avenues are open nowadays – so let’s take a look at your options.

Most Sold Cameras and Lenses in Japan for Q1 of 2022

Here are the most sold cameras and lenses in Japan during Q1 of 2022. BCNranking collected the detailed sales from around half of the japans stores. The Sony A6100 was the best selling Sony camera while Tamron  leads for the lens category.

Cameras:

  1. Canon EOS Kiss M2 Double Zoom Kit White
  2. Canon EOS Kiss M2 Double Zoom Kit Black
  3. Canon EOS RP / RF24-105 IS STM Lens Kit
  4. Sony α6100 Double Zoom Lens Kit Black
  5. Sony α7 IV
  6. OM Digital PEN E-PL10 EZ Double Zoom Kit White
  7. Canon EOS Kiss M Double Zoom Kit White
  8. Sony α6400 Double Zoom Lens Kit Silver
  9. Nikon Z 50 Double Zoom Kit
  10. Panasonic LUMIX G100 standard zoom lens with tripod grip

Lenses:

  1. Tamron 28-75mm F / 2.8 Di III VXD G2 Model A063
  2. Tamron 28-200mm F/2.8-5.6 Di III RXD Model A071
  3. OM SYSTEM M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 75-300mm F4.8-6.7 II
  4. Canon EF50mm F1.8 STM
  5. Sigma 28-70mm F2.8 DG DN | Contemporary (Sony E mount)
  6. Tamron 18-300mm F / 3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD Model B061 (Sony E mount)
  7. Canon RF50mm F1.8 STM
  8. Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f / 1.8G
  9. Sony E 35mm F1.8 OSS
  10. Fujifilm Fujinon Lens XF35mmF1.4 R

Sony a7S III Best Selling Camera in April 2022

CAPA Camera published the best selling products of Yodobashi Camera’s interchangeable lens digital cameras in the second half of April 2022.  Sony Alpha a7S III (AmazonB&HAdorama)  wins the top 1 position, followed by Canon EOS R5 (Amazon/B&HPhoto/Adorama).

Top 10 brand new digital camera sales ranking from April 16th to April 30th, 2022: Continue reading “Sony a7S III Best Selling Camera in April 2022”

Sony FE PZ 16-35mm F4 G Lens Delayed

Sony Japan has announced that the release of the FE PZ 16-35mm f/4 G Lens (SELP1635G) will be postponed to summer of 2022. Designed for E-mount camera systems, the US price of the lens is $1,200 and available for pre-order.

Sony FE PZ 16-35mm F4 G Pre-Order Amazon USBHphoto

Continue reading “Sony FE PZ 16-35mm F4 G Lens Delayed”

Premium Sony Full Frame Buying Guide

Photographer Dustin Abbott published a video about Sony Full Frame Buying Guide. This is especially for those interested in the premium side of Sony full frame mirrorless system.

The video covers the different camera options, zooms vs primes, and what lenses are worth considering for each brand. Check it out :

Sony a7 IV: Best Selling in the First Half of March 2022

The Japanese website CAPA Camera announced the top 10 best selling camera sales rankings for the first half of March 2022. The Sony a7 IV body wins the NO. 1 best selling camera. The “α7 III” followed in 2nd place, deciding a one-two finish.

Top 10 brand new digital camera sales ranking from March 1st to March 15th, 2022: Continue reading “Sony a7 IV: Best Selling in the First Half of March 2022”

Sony Japan Announces the Price Increase of Some Cameras on April 1

Sony Japan just announced the price increase of its pruducts (including some products) from April 1 which will be approximately 3 to 31%. Currently, it is unclear if these increases will be local or global. Continue reading “Sony Japan Announces the Price Increase of Some Cameras on April 1”

Sony FE PZ 16-35mm f/4 G Lens Shipping Scheduled for June 24

Sony FE PZ 16-35mm f/4 G Lens will start shipping out on June 24 according to Amazon US and BHphoto.

The USA stores just updated the shipment date info. According to the listing we can see that the Sony FE PZ 16-35mm f/4 G Lens will start shipping out in late June at Amazon US, Adorama and BHphoto.

Designed for E-mount camera systems, the US price of the lens is $1,200 and available for pre-order. This is a pretty reasonable price for a lens like this and we think it is going to be quite a popular lens for Sony full-frame E-mount users. Continue reading “Sony FE PZ 16-35mm f/4 G Lens Shipping Scheduled for June 24”

Sony a7 IV vs Canon EOS R6 Full Comparison Review

Probably the two most compared full frame cameras since their announcement are  Sony a7 IV and the Canon EOS R6. As you know Sony a7 IV competes directly with the Canon EOS R6, but which is the better?Here is another Sony a7 IV vs Canon EOS R6 comparison review. Probably the most exhaustive comparison review so far. Continue reading “Sony a7 IV vs Canon EOS R6 Full Comparison Review”

Sony FE 16-35mm f/4 PZ Lens Now Available for Pre-Order

Sony announces FE PZ 16-35mm F4 G lens for hybrid users, promising impressive performance for photo and video. It’s the company’s sixth power zoom lens, 66th E-mount lens and 46th full-frame lens.

The FE PZ 16-35mm F4 G(model SELP1635G) will be available inJune 2022 from authorized Sony retailers. The US price is $1,200 and available for pre-order at BHphoto. More details can be found below and at the official press release. Continue reading “Sony FE 16-35mm f/4 PZ Lens Now Available for Pre-Order”