Sigma 20mm & 24mm f/1.4 DG DN Art Lenses Officially Announced

Sigma has officially announced two new wide angle prime lenses for Sony E-mount: Sigma 20mm f/1.4 DG DN Art Lens and Sigma 24mm f/1.4 DG DN Art Lens. The price for Sigma 20mm f/1.4 DG DN Art Lens is $899, and the price for Sigma 24mm f/1.4 DG DN Art Lens is $799.

Sigma 20mm f/1.4 DG DN Art Lens: $899 at B&HAdorama.

Sigma 24mm f/1.4 DG DN Art Lens: $799 at B&HAdorama.

Sigma 20mm f/1.4 DG DN Art Lens Key Features

  • E-Mount Lens/Full Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.4 to f/16
  • Two SLD Elements
  • Three Aspherical Elements
  • Super Multilayer Coating
  • Stepping AF Motor, MFL Switch
  • Rounded 11-Blade Diaphragm
  • 82mm Front Filter Thread
  • Rear Filter Holder
  • Durable Brass Bayonet Mount

Sigma 24mm f/1.4 DG DN Art Lens Key Features

  • E-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.4 to f/16
  • Two FLD Elements and One SLD Elements
  • Four Aspherical Elements
  • Super Multilayer Coating
  • STM Autofocus Motor
  • Rounded 11-Blade Diaphragm
  • Brass Bayonet Mount
  • 72mm Front Filter Threads
  • Rear Filter Holder

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Sony a7 IV Firmware Update Version 1.10 Released

Sony has officially released new firmware update version 1.10 for Sony a7 IV full frame mirrorless camera.

You can find the details and download the new Sony firmware update below. Sony a7 IV body (AmazonB&HAdorama)

Benefits and Improvements

  • Allows you to select M and S sizes in addition to L when using the RAW recording lossless compression method
  • The shutter speed and ISO sensitivity settings dedicated for flash photography can be retained
  • Adds the Touch Shutter function
  • Improves the accuracy of the Eye AF feature
  • The camera’s serial number can be recorded in the metadata in the movie files
  • Improves operability of Wi-Fi connections
  • Adds a 1 minute setting to the Power Save by Monitor menu
  • Fixes an issue where the viewfinder display may not be brightened according to the ambient brightness
  • Improves the operational stability of the camera

You can download this firmware here.

Sony to Unveil Three Cameras in late 2022

According to latest Sony rumors, Sony will announce three new cameras in the remaining months of 2022. The products in question are the Sony a7R V, New Sony Cine E-mount Camera and a New Sony ZV line E-mount camera.

The first camera to be announced will be the Cine E-mount camera, this camera could be announced in late September.

The ZV line E-mount APS-C vlogger mirrorless camera and Sony a7R V are rumored to be announced in October. Stay tuned for more info. Continue reading “Sony to Unveil Three Cameras in late 2022”

Sony FR7 Cinema Line PTZ Camera Announced

Sony launches the FR7, the world’s first full-frame ILC pan-tilt-zoom camera. Sony’s New Cinema Line PTZ camera opens new creative and cinematic possibilities for content creators, from filmmakers to live event or music video producers.

The Sony FR7 will be available in November for $9,699.99. The FR7 kit with the FE PZ 28-135mm lens will cost $12,199.99 and will also be available in November.

Sony FR7 Cinema Line PTZ Camera: Adorama | B&H Photo

At a basic level, the FR7 is a redesigned FX6 modified into a PTZ design. However, that’s a bit of an oversimplification. Using Sony’s experience with actuator design, the FR7 promises precise control over its movement. Pan and tilt speed is continuously variable from 0.02 to 60 degrees per second and supports a wide range of stable, smooth motion. The pan angle range is from +/- 170 degrees and the tilt angle range is from -30 to 195 degrees.

  • Supports up to UHD 4K120 Video
  • Sony E-Mount  Lens Interchangeability
  • 4K Full-Frame Sensor
  • 12G-SDI, HDMI & Streaming Output
  • Real-time Eye AF and Real-time Tracking
  • Variable Electronic ND Filter
  • Smooth, Slow Pan & Tilt Movement

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Tamron 50-400mm F4.5-6.3 Di III VC VXD Lens Announced for $1,299

Tamron has  announced the new Tamron 50-400mm f/4.5-6.3 Di III VC VXD Lens for Sony E mount. It is an ideal choice for photographing landscapes, wildlife, sports, portraiture, and more. Featuring an 8x zoom ratio that begins at 50mm, this remarkably compact and portable lens offers a length of just 7.2″ making it the same size as conventional 100-400mm zoom lenses.

The US price is $1,299 and it will be released on September 22, 2022. This new lens  first available for pre-order at B&H. Continue reading “Tamron 50-400mm F4.5-6.3 Di III VC VXD Lens Announced for $1,299”

Tamron Announced the Development of the New Tamron 20-40mm F2.8 Di III VXD Lens

Tamron will be releasing a new lens for Sony E-mount full-frame cameras: the Tamron 20-40mm F/2.8 Di III VXD (Model A062).

Tamron 20-40mm F/2.8 Di III VXD Features

  • Compact and lightweight
  • Excellent handling and is well-balanced
  • Tamron’s VXD linear motor for silent high-level AF speed and precision
  • Wide macro shooting: MOD of 0.17m and a magnification ratio of 1:3.8
  • Rapid zooming (The zoom ring rotation arc is just 65°)
  • Compatible with Tamron Lens UtilityTM software for Focus Ring Function Setting and firmware updates
  • New design with improved texture and scratch resistance
  • 67mm filter size, same as most other Tamron lenses for mirrorless cameras
  • Moisture-Resistant Construction and Fluorine Coating
  • Compatible with many camera-specific features and functions, including Fast Hybrid AF and Eye AF

The new Tamron 20-40mm F/2.8 Di III VXD (Model A062), will be available in US sometime during fall 2022. Further details, including pricing, will be available in due course. Tamron is well known for making for E-mount. See Tamron lenses here. Continue reading “Tamron Announced the Development of the New Tamron 20-40mm F2.8 Di III VXD Lens”

5 Best Lenses For Sony E-mount

DpreviewTV  published a video about 5 Best Lenses For Sony E-mount. Below you can view DPRTV’s full video, and below is a list of the lenses picked in each category.

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Viltrox 85mm f/1.8, 56mm f/1.4, 33mm f/1.4, 23mm f/1.4, and 13mm f/1.4 Firmware Updates Released

Viltrox 85mm f/1.8, 56mm f/1.4, 33mm f/1.4, 23mm f/1.4, and 13mm f/1.4 Firmware Updates Released.

AF 85/1.8 FE Mark II V1.2.6
1. Optimize the stability of video focusing for long-time work.
2. Optimize the video focusing effect of some cameras
AF 85/1.8 FE Mark II V1.2.6  Firmware Download

AF 56/1.4 E V1.1.9
1. Optimize compatibility with a7m4.
2. Optimize the stability of video focusing for long-time work.
AF 56/1.4 E  V1.1.9  Firmware Download

AF 33/1.4 E V1.1.8
1. Optimize compatibility with a7m4.
2. Optimize the stability of video focusing for long-time work.
AF 33/1.4 E V1.1.8  Firmware Download

AF 23/1.4 E V1.1.9
1. Optimize compatibility with a7m4.
2. Optimize the stability of video focusing for long-time work.
AF 23/1.4 E  V1.1.9  Firmware Download

AF 13/1.4 E V1.0.4
1. Optimize compatibility with a7m4.
2. Optimize the stability of video focusing for long-time work.
AF 13/1.4 E V1.0.4  Firmware Download

VILTROX 85mm f/1.8 II: B&H Photo / Amazon
VILTROX 56mm f/1.4: B&H Photo / Amazon
VILTROX 33mm f/1.4: B&H Photo / Amazon
VILTROX 23mm f/1.4: B&H Photo / Amazon

First Image of Tamron 50-400mm f/4.5-6.3 Di III VC VXD Lens

Tamron will soon announce a new Tamron 50-400mm f/4.5-6.3 Di III VC VXD Lens (Model B067) for Sony E-mount. The first image of the new Tamron 50-400mm f/4.5-6.3 Di III VC VXD Lens already leaked online.

Tamron is well known for making for E-mount. See Tamron lenses here.

50-400mm F/4.5-6.3 Di III VC VXD

  • Sony E mount
  • Full size compatible
  • model A067

Via: digicame-info