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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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”

Sony Alpha 1 Wins “Best Full Frame Professional Camera” at TIPA World Awards 2021

Sony wins five awards from the renowned Technical Image Press Association for performance and innovation including “Best Full Frame Professional Camera” for the Sony a1 and “Best Photo Smartphone” for Xperia 1 III.

You can see the details about Sony gear below. See also Best Photo Gear of 2021 : TIPA Awards Continue reading “Sony Alpha 1 Wins “Best Full Frame Professional Camera” at TIPA World Awards 2021”

Sony FE 50mm f/1.2 GM Lens Now Shipping in the US

The major three US retailers today started shipping the Sony FE 50mm f/1.2 GM lens in the US.

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

The versatile focal length suits shooting everything from street, portraiture, and landscape to documentary subjects, and the fast-maximum aperture excels in low light and controlling depth of field. Also, as a G Master lens, it features an advanced optical design for well-corrected imagery with a high degree of sharpness and clarity. Continue reading “Sony FE 50mm f/1.2 GM Lens Now Shipping in the US”

Sony Rumors Roundup : A7s IV, A9 III and FE 100mm f/1.4 GM

Here are the latest Sony rumors roundup about the A7s IV, A9 III cameras and FE 100mm f/1.4 GM lens.

There are some talks about the first Sony A7R V specs, and in May 2021, Sony may also announce a new high-end APS-C E-mount mirrorless camera in the name of A6700. Here are the details : Continue reading “Sony Rumors Roundup : A7s IV, A9 III and FE 100mm f/1.4 GM”

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.

Conclusion of Sony FE 50mm f/2.5 G Lens Review from PhotographyBlog: Continue reading “Sony FE 50mm f/2.5 G Lens Review by PhotographyBlog”