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”

Tamron 11-20mm F/2.8 Di III-A RXD Lens Now in Stock and Shipping

The Tamron 11-20mm f/2.8 Di III-A RXD is now in stock and shipping for the first time since the official announcement. The price of the lens is $829 and available at Adorama and B&H.

The Tamron 11-20mm F / 2.8 DiⅢ-A RXD (Model B060) is a large-diameter ultra-wide-angle zoom lens designed for Sony E-mount compatible APS-C sensor mirrorless cameras.

Tamron 11-20mm F/2.8 Di III-A RXD Features:

  • Model: B060
  • Focal Length: 11-20mm
  • (for full-frame mirrorless format: 16.5-30mm equivalent field-of-view)
  • Maximum Aperture: F2.8
  • Angle of View (diagonal): 105° 20′-71° 35’ (for APS-C mirrorless format)
  • Optical Construction: 12 elements in 10 groups
  • Minimum Object Distance: 0.15m /5.9 in (WIDE), 0.24m /9.4 in (TELE)
  • Maximum Magnification Ratio: 1:4 (WIDE) / 1:7.6 (TELE)
  • Filter Size: φ67mm
  • Maximum Diameter: φ73mm
  • Length: 86.2mm
  • Weight: 335g
  • Aperture Blades: 7 (circular diaphragm)
  • Minimum Aperture: F16
  • Standard Accessories: Flower-shaped hood, Lens caps
  • Compatible Mounts: Sony E-mount

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Sony FE 50mm f/1.2 GM Lens Firmware Update Ver.02 Released

Sony released a new firmware update version 02 for Sony FE 50mm f/1.2 GM Lens. You can follow the link below to download the firmware update.

Download link:

Sony FE 50mm f/1.2 GM Lens Firmware Version 02

Benefits and Improvements

  • Improves an issue where, on rare occasions, the aperture value may become unstable when the IRIS ring is operated

Sony FE 50mm f/1.2 GM Lens: $1,998 at B&HPhotoAdorama and Amazon.

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Tamron 18-300mm APS-C E-mount Lens Coming Soon

According to latest rumors, Tamron will announce another 18-300mm APS-C E-mount zoom lens very soon.

Currently, the exact announcement date is still unknown. But this Tamron 18-300mm APS-C lens is expected to be a great travel lens for Sony APS-C E-mount mirrorless cameras.

The newly announced Tamron 11-20mm f/2.8 APS-C E-mount Lens is an ideal lens for landscape, astrophotography, and architectural shooting.

there will be an new Tamron 18-300mm lens for Sony APC in the near future. i have already seen sample lenses.

The Tamron 11-20mm f/2.8 APS-C E-mount Lens is now available for pre-order at Adorama and B&H for $829.

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First Rumored Specifications of Sony FE 100mm f/1.4 GM Lens

A big update to our previous update on Sony GM lenses; here are the first rumored specifications of Sony FE 100mm f/1.4 GM Lens. This is another Sony GM lens as the fast telephoto prime is expected to arrive in the next few months period.

Sony will upgrade the FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM lens and FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS lens in late 2021. It seems that a new Sony FE 100mm f/1.4 GM Lens to be announced before them.

This Sony FE 100mm f/1.4 GM Lens is rumored to come with quad xd motors, super ed, xa *3 + super ed *1 and nano ar ii. The filter size is 82mm, and it weights only 875g. If this spec is true, the Sony FE 100mm f/1.4 GM Lens will be 110 grams lighter than Nikon’s 105mm f1.4E and seem to be considerably lighter. Continue reading “First Rumored Specifications of Sony FE 100mm f/1.4 GM Lens”

Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM II & FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM II Lenses Coming in Late 2021

According to the latest rumors, the next Sony GM lenses will be the Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM II (SEL2470GM II) and Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM II (SEL70200GM II).

Both the Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM and the FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM lenses are part of the holy trinity Sony lenses, and updating is essential. As is known, these lenses offer very good optical quality and excellent performance and are ideal for portraits, event and wedding photography as well as general shooting.

Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM Lens: $2,198 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS Lens: $2,598 at AmazonB&HAdorama. Continue reading “Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM II & FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM II Lenses Coming in Late 2021”

Sony Released Firmware Update 0.6 for FE 70-200mm F2.8 GM OSS Lens

Sony released new firmware update for lens. The new firmware “improves AF operation stability under certain conditions”.

Covering the frequently used 70-200mm focal range, the Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS telephoto zoom lens (model SEL70200GM) offers extremely high rendering, blazing AF performance and extraordinary image stabilisation, making it a versatile choice for shooting wildlife, sports, weddings and a variety of other events and locations.

Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS Lens: $2,598 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Applicable Model

This information is for the following models:

  • SEL70200GM

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Best Lenses for Sony a7R IV

Best Lenses for Sony a7R IV mirrorless camera. Here we list all the recommended lenses for Sony a7R IV, including landscapes, portraits, videos, street, macro, sports & wildlife.

Featuring the world’s first 35mm full-frame 61 MP Exmor R BSI CMOS Sensor and enhanced BIONZ X image processor, the Sony a7R IV (AmazonB&HAdorama) offers impressively high-resolution stills and video while minimizing noise, improving speed, and achieving a wide 15-stop dynamic range. Up to 10 fps shooting is possible along with the ability to record UHD 4K30 video, both with support for Real-time Eye AF and Tracking AF technologies. The revised sensor design uses a Fast Hybrid AF System, with 567 phase-detection autofocus points, for notably fast and accurate focusing performance. Additionally, benefitting both stills and video operation, the Sony a7R IV is equipped with an innovative 5-axis optical in-body image stabilisation, which is effective to minimize the appearance of camera shake by up to 5.5 stops. All these features will allow professional photographers, videographers and all other types of creators to capture content in ways that were simply not possible before.

The Sony a7R IV is an ideal mirrorless camera for enthusiasts, hobbyists and professionals alike. So, if you have got one, the next thing is to find the best/right lenses for your Sony a7R IV camera. Below are our top recommended native full-frame E-Mount lenses for Sony a7R IV based on high image quality, good price and usefulness, including leading prime and zoom options from wide-angle to telephoto. Continue reading “Best Lenses for Sony a7R IV”

Best Lenses for Sony A7 III

Looking for the best lenses for Sony a7 III? Here is the guide to get the top recommended lenses for Sony a7 III mirrorless camera, including vlogging, portraits, wedding, landscapes, street, travel, macro, sports and wildlife.

The Sony a7 III (AmazonB&HAdorama) is a well-priced, well-rounded mirrorless camera sports a9 AF and a7R III performance for just $2K, and it is an ideal camera for generalist photographers, wedding and event shooters and even sports specialists. Featuring a 24.2MP full-frame Exmor R BSI CMOS sensor and BIONZ X image processor, the Sony a7 III supports fast burst shooting at up to 10 fps with full-time AF/AE when working with either a mechanical shutter or an electronic shutter, and up to 8fps burst shooting when shooting with live-view mode, and it is capable of internal UHD 4K video recording at up to 30 fps, and full HD 1080p recording at up to 120 fps. Additionally, benefitting both stills and video operation, the Sony a7 III utilizes a 5-axis SteadyShot INSIDE sensor-shift image stabilization, which is now effective to minimize the appearance of camera shake by up to 5 stops. Designed for enthusiasts, hobbyists and professionals alike, the Sony a7 III is a well-rounded camera suitable for both photo and video applications in a variety of working situations.

Choosing the right lens is not always an easy task. I have read and watched hundreds of E-mount lens reviews and I also own quite a collection myself. So I have a pretty good idea about which are the best lenses worth investing in and which should be avoided. Here I list all the top recommended lenses for Sony a7 III mirrorless camera, including leading prime and zoom options from wide-angle to telephoto for vlogging, portraits, wedding, landscapes, street, travel, macro, sports and wildlife and more. Continue reading “Best Lenses for Sony A7 III”