Sony A7 III & A9 II Firmware Updates Released

Sony released the new firmware Version 4.01 for Sony a7 III and firmware Version 3.10 for Sony a9 II. You can follow the links below to download the firmware updates:

Sony a7 III Firmware Version 4.01

Benefits and Improvements

  • Fixes an issue where the battery level indicator may not be displayed correctly when using a vertical grip

Sony a9 II Firmware Version 3.10

Benefits and Improvements

  • Improves operability when using the Remote Camera Tool
    NOTE: Please update the Remote Camera Tool to the latest version
  • Fixes an issue where the battery level indicator may not be displayed correctly when using a vertical grip
  • Improves the overall stability of the camera

The Sony A7 III is an excellent all-around full frame mirrorless camera with a 24MP sensor, 10 frames per second, 4K video and built-in image stabilization. It doesn’t matter what you’re doing; the camera is great for any scenario. $200 off on Sony a7 III body: $1,698 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

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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Best Memory Cards for Sony a7 III

Here are the top recommended SD memory cards for Sony a7 III full frame E-mount mirrorless camera.

Sony A7 III has two SD memory card slots, one supports UHS-II SD memory cards. The card slot 1 supports ultra-fast UHS-II SD memory cards while the Card Slot 2 is compatible with UHS-I memory cards. If you want to shoot 4K video with the Sony a7 III, a fast UHS-II SD memory card is a must – Fast write speed provides fast buffer clearing time between burst shots optimizing your shooting experience, or you will have to wait longer for the buffer to clear and before you can start taking photos again.

Below is our list of best SD memory cards for Sony a7 III mirrorless camera. Just choose the one you like.

Reminder: if you plan to shoot videos, stick to 64GB (or larger) SDXC cards for the best video codex. Continue reading “Best Memory Cards for Sony a7 III”

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”