22. April 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Tamron Unveils World’s First 11-20mm f/2.8 Lens for Sony APS-C E-Mount

Tamron Unveils World’s First 11-20mm f/2.8 Lens for Sony APS-C E-Mount

Tamron has announced the 11-20mm f/2.8 Di III-A RXD variable wide-angle zoom lens for Sony E-Mount APS-C mirrorless cameras. Tamron says that it is the world’s first ultra-wide-angle zoom lens in its class to feature a consistent f… Read the rest “Tamron Unveils World’s First 11-20mm f/2.8 Lens for Sony APS-C E-Mount”

21. April 2021
von Albert Dros
Kommentare deaktiviert für In the Field with the Sony 14mm f/1.8 GM Lens

In the Field with the Sony 14mm f/1.8 GM Lens

After the release of the Sony 12-24mm f/2.8 G Master lens, I thought that that was it: Sony finally released my dream lens. But on a call with Sony a few weeks ago I was told that “something was coming, and it had my name on it.”

That c… Read the rest “In the Field with the Sony 14mm f/1.8 GM Lens”

20. April 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Sony’s Airpeak Drone Can Hold Position and Stabilize in 44 MPH Winds

Sony’s Airpeak Drone Can Hold Position and Stabilize in 44 MPH Winds

Sony has published a new video that shows the company’s testing methods for its impending Airpeak drone. In the video, the test shows the new drone stabilizing footage and maintaining position in 43.6 mile-per-hour winds (19.5m/s… Read the rest “Sony’s Airpeak Drone Can Hold Position and Stabilize in 44 MPH Winds”

14. April 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Sony Xperia 1 III and 5 III Launch with First-Ever Variable Telephoto Lens

Sony Xperia 1 III and 5 III Launch with First-Ever Variable Telephoto Lens

Sony has announced the Xperia 1 Mark III and Xperia 5 Mark III smartphones that it claims come packed with some of the most advanced features available not just in any smartphone that it makes, but across its entire suite of consumer electron… Read the rest “Sony Xperia 1 III and 5 III Launch with First-Ever Variable Telephoto Lens”

7. April 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Sony Quietly Launches a7R IIIa and a7R IVa Mirrorless Cameras

Sony Quietly Launches a7R IIIa and a7R IVa Mirrorless Cameras

Sony has quietly launched new versions of its a7R III and a7R IV cameras that feature some small cosmetic changes along with noticeable improvements to specific hardware. The new cameras have a new “a” added to the official pr… Read the rest “Sony Quietly Launches a7R IIIa and a7R IVa Mirrorless Cameras”

6. April 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Sony Leads Global Smartphone Sensor Production, Samsung Closes Gap

Sony Leads Global Smartphone Sensor Production, Samsung Closes Gap

The global smartphone sensor market was not slowed down by the pandemic, as a new report states the segment saw a total revenue of $15 billion in 2020 which is up 13% year over year. Sony still dominates the field, but its once ironclad grip has … Read the rest “Sony Leads Global Smartphone Sensor Production, Samsung Closes Gap”

5. April 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für CIPA Data Shows That the Camera Industry Appears to Be Stabilizing

CIPA Data Shows That the Camera Industry Appears to Be Stabilizing

The camera industry may finally be stabilizing according to new data published by the Camera and Imaging Products Association (CIPA), as 2021 has is off to its best start since 2017.

Since around the fall of last year, shipping data from CIP… Read the rest “CIPA Data Shows That the Camera Industry Appears to Be Stabilizing”

2. April 2021
von David Crewe
Kommentare deaktiviert für Sigma I-Series Lenses vs Sony G Compact Primes: No Losers Here

Sigma I-Series Lenses vs Sony G Compact Primes: No Losers Here

After my testing of the new Sony compact primes, I was able to spend some time with the competing set of primes from Sigma that were arguably the reason Sony created its lenses in the first place. Both sets are fun, compact, and extremely porta… Read the rest “Sigma I-Series Lenses vs Sony G Compact Primes: No Losers Here”

31. März 2021
von Ryan Mense
Kommentare deaktiviert für Sony Updates Visual Story App for iOS With Live Gallery

Sony Updates Visual Story App for iOS With Live Gallery

With the increased demand for remote participation of weddings and events, Sony has updated their Visual Story iOS app to offer Sony camera shooters a Live Gallery viewing experience for guests.

Since the release of Visual Story in DecembRead the rest “Sony Updates Visual Story App for iOS With Live Gallery”

27. März 2021
von Michael Zhang
Kommentare deaktiviert für Sony Sued: Class-Action Lawsuit Says a7 III Shutter is Bricking Cameras

Sony Sued: Class-Action Lawsuit Says a7 III Shutter is Bricking Cameras

Sony has been hit with a class-action lawsuit by a consumer who claims that the popular Sony a7 III has shutter defects that brick the camera and force owners to pay for expensive repairs.

Law Street Media reports that the plaintiff, a man nam… Read the rest “Sony Sued: Class-Action Lawsuit Says a7 III Shutter is Bricking Cameras”

26. März 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Part of a Bigger Picture: Sony, Canon, and Nikon Led Production in 2020

Part of a Bigger Picture: Sony, Canon, and Nikon Led Production in 2020

While 2020 wasn’t a particularly good year for camera manufacturers overall, by the late fall and into the winter the sales number had rebounded, returning to more typical numbers. Through the year, the big three — Sony, Cano… Read the rest “Part of a Bigger Picture: Sony, Canon, and Nikon Led Production in 2020”

23. März 2021
von David Crewe
Kommentare deaktiviert für Sony 24mm f/2.8, 40mm f/2.5, and 50mm f/2.5 Review: Tiny But Mighty

Sony 24mm f/2.8, 40mm f/2.5, and 50mm f/2.5 Review: Tiny But Mighty

In response to Sigma’s push into compact mirrorless prime lenses, Sony has launched a new trio of affordable and high-quality, ultra-compact prime G-lenses. These three lenses combined are smaller and lighter than an average 24-… Read the rest “Sony 24mm f/2.8, 40mm f/2.5, and 50mm f/2.5 Review: Tiny But Mighty”

23. März 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Sony Unveils 24mm f/2.8 G, 40mm f/2.5 G, and 50mm f/2.5 G Lenses

Sony Unveils 24mm f/2.8 G, 40mm f/2.5 G, and 50mm f/2.5 G Lenses

Sony has announced three compact and fast prime lenses designed to balance high-quality with small size. These lenses look to be clearly designed in response to Sigma’s recent push in this direction with its I-Series lenses.

The th… Read the rest “Sony Unveils 24mm f/2.8 G, 40mm f/2.5 G, and 50mm f/2.5 G Lenses”

19. März 2021
von Ted Kritsonis
Kommentare deaktiviert für Sony Xperia Pro Review: Much More Than Just a Phone

Sony Xperia Pro Review: Much More Than Just a Phone

Don’t think of the Sony Xperia Pro as another run-of-the-mill attempt at relevance in the consumer smartphone market. That’s not who this phone is for, and that becomes patently obvious just taking it out of the box.

The experiential side o… Read the rest “Sony Xperia Pro Review: Much More Than Just a Phone”

18. März 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für The Incredible Winners of the Sony World Photography Awards 2021

The Incredible Winners of the Sony World Photography Awards 2021

The World Photography Organization has announced its category winners of the Sony World Photography Awards 2021, which seeks to recognize the best single images from 2020.

Over 100 photographers were shortlisted in the competition alo… Read the rest “The Incredible Winners of the Sony World Photography Awards 2021”

17. März 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Diver Captures Beautiful Nighttime Underwater Photos and Slo-Mo Video

Diver Captures Beautiful Nighttime Underwater Photos and Slo-Mo Video

Photographer Gary Tyson recently took a Sony Alpha 7S III into the ocean of the Phillippines and captured some stunning nighttime photos and slow-motion footage of the local sea life.

Tyson, a British professional photographer now livin… Read the rest “Diver Captures Beautiful Nighttime Underwater Photos and Slo-Mo Video”

15. März 2021
von Brian Matiash
Kommentare deaktiviert für Making the Case for Prime Lenses in Landscape Photography

Making the Case for Prime Lenses in Landscape Photography

One of the unavoidable truths about being an artistic creator is that you’ll undoubtedly and inevitably hit a rut. As is the case with landscape photography, that wall hit me after I realized that all of my photos started to look the same, eve… Read the rest “Making the Case for Prime Lenses in Landscape Photography”

15. März 2021
von Brian Matiash
Kommentare deaktiviert für Making the Case for Prime Lenses in Landscape Photography

Making the Case for Prime Lenses in Landscape Photography

One of the unavoidable truths about being an artistic creator is that you’ll undoubtedly and inevitably hit a rut. As is the case with landscape photography, that wall hit me after I realized that all of my photos started to look the same, eve… Read the rest “Making the Case for Prime Lenses in Landscape Photography”

15. März 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für This ‘Ultimate’ Camera Trap Features a Sony 200-600mm Lens

This ‘Ultimate’ Camera Trap Features a Sony 200-600mm Lens

Wildlife photographer Levi Dojczman was out photographing birds one morning when he noticed a fox. Unfortunately, he was unable to get a photo without spooking it. Not to be denied, Dojczman spent the next few days testing a method to photo… Read the rest “This ‘Ultimate’ Camera Trap Features a Sony 200-600mm Lens”

12. März 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für BCN+R Has Published its Bleak Camera Sales Trends Report from 2020

BCN+R Has Published its Bleak Camera Sales Trends Report from 2020

BCN+R, one of the largest databases of electronics sales in Japan, has published a trends report from 2020. While the whole industry struggled, it reveals Nikon specifically is in a rough market position.

For those unfamiliar, BCN Rankin… Read the rest “BCN+R Has Published its Bleak Camera Sales Trends Report from 2020”