Additional Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS II Lens Coverage

The previously rumored Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS II lens is now officially announced.  Here are the first hands-on reviews of the lens. Recap of Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS II Lens.

The new Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS II Lens offers a constant f/2.8 aperture on a telephoto zoom.

The US price is $2,798, $200 higher than the original version was launched for.  Shipping is scheduled to begin in December 2021.

Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS II Lens: $2,798 at  B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon. Continue reading “Additional Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS II Lens Coverage”

Best Lens Choice for Sony Full Frame Cameras

Marc Galer recommended six best lenses for Sony full-frame mirrorless camras. They are all the prime lenses, from 14mm to 135mm. 

Best lenses for Sony full-frame mirrorless cameras:

Best Lens Choices for Sony Full Frame Cameras
FE 14mm F1.8 GM Check Price AmazonB&HPhoto
FE 20mm F1.8 G Check Price AmazonB&HPhoto
FE 35mm F1.8 Check Price Amazon / B&HPhoto
FE 55mm F1.8 ZA Check Price AmazonB&HPhoto
FE 85mm F1.8 Check Price AmazonB&HPhoto 
FE 135mm F1.8 GM Check Price AmazonB&HPhoto 

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Sony a7C is the Best Selling Camera in the First Half of August 2021

The Japanese website CAPA CAMERA announced that the Sony a7C with 28-60mm lens kit was the No.1 best-selling camera for Japanese retailer Yodobashi Camera in the first half of August 2021. The Sony a7C body gets the 2nd position while the Canon EOS R5 coming in third.

Top 10 brand new digital camera sales ranking (August 1st to August 15th, 2021):

Sony a1 Sensor Review : Gets 98 Points Overall Score

DxOMark published their Sony a1 ($6,498) sensor review and test results – Sony a1’s 50MP full-frame exmor RS BSI sensor achieved an excellent overall DxOMark sensor score of 98 points (just 1 point behind the Sony a7R IV), with a combination of 25.9 bits color depth, 14.5 EV dynamic range, and 3163 ISO low-light score.

Sony a1 Key Features:

  • 50MP Full-Frame Exmor RS BSI CMOS Sensor
  • Up to 30 fps Shooting, ISO 50-102400
  • 8K 30p and 4K 120p Video in 10-Bit
  • 4.3K 16-Bit Raw Video Output, S-Cinetone
  • 9.44m-Dot EVF with 240 fps Refresh Rate
  • 759-Pt. Fast Hybrid AF, Real-time Eye AF
  • 5-Axis SteadyShot Image Stabilization
  • Dual Drive Mech. Shutter, 1/400 Sec Sync
  • 5 GHz MIMO Wi-Fi, 1000BASE-T Ethernet
  • Dual CFexpress Type A/SD Card Slots

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Tamron 150-500mm f/5-6.7 Di III VC VXD Lens Review

Tamron has been making some great glass for E-mount cameras and the Tamron 150-500mm f/5-6.7 Di III VC VXD is one of them. Dpreview has published an in-depth video review for the 150-500mm f/5-6.7 Di III VC VXD ultra-telephoto zoom lens.

The price of the lens is $1,399 and available at Adorama and B&H.

Below is a summary of DPRTV’s video review of Tamron 150-500mm f/5-6.7 Di III VC VXD Lens : Continue reading “Tamron 150-500mm f/5-6.7 Di III VC VXD Lens Review”

8K Shootout : Canon EOS R5 vs Sony A1 Comparison

Here is a 8K shootout comparison of the Canon EOS R5 vs Sony A1. With the newly announced Sony Alpha 1 featuring 8K video recording, LensProToGo thought it would only be right to test it out against the Canon EOS R5’s 8K video.

As you know the Canon EOS R5 and the Sony a1 are two of the best 8K mirrorless cameras on the market.

Coming from LensProToGo, the 8K Shootout  review of Sony Alpha 1 vs Canon EOS R5; comparison of a $6,500 camera to a $3,900 camera. Continue reading “8K Shootout : Canon EOS R5 vs Sony A1 Comparison”

Sony A1 Review : Best All-round Camera

ePhotozine published in-depth Sony a1 mirrorless camera review saying that the Sony Alpha 1 is the best all-round camera currently on the market.

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

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Gordon Laing: Sony Alpha 1 vs Fujifilm GFX 100S Comparison Review

Here is an interesting photo & video quality review between the Sony Alpha 1 vs Fujifilm GFX 100S cameras.

While the Sony A1 (also known as the Sony Alpha 1) has a full-frame sensor, the GFX100S has an even bigger medium format chip.  On the surface, it seems like a no-brainer. The GFX 100S is a 102MP medium format camera, while the A1 is a 50.1MP full-frame affair.

To know the differences between the best Sony Alpha camera and the Fuji GFX100 with the Sony 100MP sensor, check out the video below : Continue reading “Gordon Laing: Sony Alpha 1 vs Fujifilm GFX 100S Comparison Review”

Sony a1 Images with Battery Grip

Here are several Sony a1 Images with Battery Grip. Mobile01 published their Sony a1 review with some great image of the Sony a1 with VG-C4EM battery grip.

One of the best selling mirrorless camera in 2021, check out the Sony a1 stock status. The price of the high-end full frame mirrorless camera is $6,499 and available at AmazonB&HAdorama. Continue reading “Sony a1 Images with Battery Grip”

Sony FE 50mm f/2.5 G Lens Review by PhotographyBlog

Here is an up-to-date Sony FE 50mm f/2.5 G Lens Review. The PhotographyBlog published their full-in-depth Sony FE 50mm f/2.5 G Lens review tested on the 61MP Sony A7R IV): “the FE 50mm F2.5 G is a very solid addition to the ever-growing number of Sony 50mm lenses”.

The Sony FE 50mm f1.2 G Master is a standard prime lens with a very fast aperture for full-frame e-mount mirrorless cameras. The US price is $1,998, and it is now available for pre-order at B&HPhotoAdorama and Amazon.

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