4. Mai 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für The End of A-Mount: Sony Has Finally Discontinued The Last of its DSLRs

The End of A-Mount: Sony Has Finally Discontinued The Last of its DSLRs

Sony appears to have finally and quietly discontinued the last of its DSLRs. The a99 II, a77 II, and a68 cameras show as “no longer available” through dealers and have been removed from the company’s official website.

F… Read the rest “The End of A-Mount: Sony Has Finally Discontinued The Last of its DSLRs”

3. Mai 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Venus Optics Launches Laowa Argus 33mm f/0.95 for APS-C Cameras

Venus Optics Launches Laowa Argus 33mm f/0.95 for APS-C Cameras

Venus Optics has officially launched its latest lens: the Laowa Argus 33mm f/0.95 CF APO prime lens for Sony, Fujifilm, Canon, and Nikon mirrorless APS-C cameras.

The company says that the “Argus” name is derived from the nam… Read the rest “Venus Optics Launches Laowa Argus 33mm f/0.95 for APS-C Cameras”

29. April 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Sony Again Underestimates Demand, Delays Sony 50mm f/1.2 GM

Sony Again Underestimates Demand, Delays Sony 50mm f/1.2 GM

Sony appears to have underestimated the demand for one of its new products again, as the company has announced a shipping delay out of Japan due to a number of orders that “greatly exceeded” expectations despite initial state… Read the rest “Sony Again Underestimates Demand, Delays Sony 50mm f/1.2 GM”

27. April 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für This 120 Gigapixel Photo is the Largest of New York City Ever Taken

This 120 Gigapixel Photo is the Largest of New York City Ever Taken

EarthCam recently unveiled the GigapixelCam X80, which is a robotic camera that can produce more than 80,000-megapixel panoramas. To prove it, the company used the X80 to make the highest resolution photo of New York ever captured: 120,0… Read the rest “This 120 Gigapixel Photo is the Largest of New York City Ever Taken”

23. April 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Samyang Unveils 12mm f/2 Ultra-Wide Lens for Sony E-Mount APS-C

Samyang Unveils 12mm f/2 Ultra-Wide Lens for Sony E-Mount APS-C

Samyang, which is distributed in the United States under the name Rokinon, has announced a new autofocus ultra-wide prime for Sony E-Mount APS-C cameras. The 12mm f/2 AF is a compact, lightweight, and “rugged” lens that prom… Read the rest “Samyang Unveils 12mm f/2 Ultra-Wide Lens for Sony E-Mount APS-C”

22. April 2021
von Ryan Mense
Kommentare deaktiviert für Tamron Launches 150-500mm Super-Telephoto Zoom for Sony E-Mount

Tamron Launches 150-500mm Super-Telephoto Zoom for Sony E-Mount

Tamron has announced the 150-500mm f/5-6.7 Di III VC VXD, the company’s first full-frame super-telephoto zoom lens for Sony mirrorless cameras. Where the Tamron 150-600mm has proven popular for DSLRs, the new 150-500mm is sure to entice … Read the rest “Tamron Launches 150-500mm Super-Telephoto Zoom for Sony E-Mount”

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”

20. April 2021
von Ryan Mense
Kommentare deaktiviert für Sony 14mm f/1.8 G-Master Review: An Impossibly Good Lens

Sony 14mm f/1.8 G-Master Review: An Impossibly Good Lens

Super-wide-angle lenses made for full-frame cameras are usually some combination of big, heavy, slow, or riddled with image quality problems. Usually.

The new Sony 14mm f/1.8 G Master lens is trying to go where almost no lens has gone befo… Read the rest “Sony 14mm f/1.8 G-Master Review: An Impossibly Good Lens”

12. April 2021
von Espen Susort
Kommentare deaktiviert für How I Adapted an f/0.75 X-Ray Lens to E-Mount for Use in Portraiture

How I Adapted an f/0.75 X-Ray Lens to E-Mount for Use in Portraiture

For years now, industrial super-fast lenses have been on the back of my mind. But one thing always held me back, and that was the fact that most images I could find were frankly uninspiring, boring, fuzzy macro shots at best. So I couldn’t just… Read the rest “How I Adapted an f/0.75 X-Ray Lens to E-Mount for Use in Portraiture”

9. April 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Rokinon Launches Astro-Focused 24mm f/1.8 Prime for Sony E-Mount

Rokinon Launches Astro-Focused 24mm f/1.8 Prime for Sony E-Mount

Rokinon has announced the AF 24mm f/1.8 Compact, a wide-angle, fast prime that has a specific astrophotography mode to assist with star photography. This is Rokinon’s eleventh autofocus lens specifically engineered for Sony cam… Read the rest “Rokinon Launches Astro-Focused 24mm f/1.8 Prime for Sony E-Mount”

7. April 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für This is a Designer’s Vision of a Full Frame MagSafe Camera for iPhone

This is a Designer’s Vision of a Full Frame MagSafe Camera for iPhone

Last year, Apple brought back the MagSafe by integrating a magnetic attachment to the back of its iPhone 12 phones. While to this point it has only been used to charge the device and hold accessories, what if it could be leveraged to attach a fu… Read the rest “This is a Designer’s Vision of a Full Frame MagSafe Camera for iPhone”

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”

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”

16. März 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Sony Unveils the 50mm f/1.2 G-Master Prime Lens

Sony Unveils the 50mm f/1.2 G-Master Prime Lens

Sony has announced its 60th E-mount lens — the 50mm f/1.2 G-Master — that it hopes will prove that not only can it continue to make compact, lightweight primes but also can also do so while competing with the fast aperture lenses … Read the rest “Sony Unveils the 50mm f/1.2 G-Master Prime Lens”

10. März 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für The Rhinocam Vertex Lets Any Camera Take Medium Format-Style Photos

The Rhinocam Vertex Lets Any Camera Take Medium Format-Style Photos

Fotodiox has announced a nifty new “spin” on taking high-resolution, square-shaped, medium-format-style photos using one of many different interchangeable lens mirrorless cameras. The Rhinocam Vertex lets you easily … Read the rest “The Rhinocam Vertex Lets Any Camera Take Medium Format-Style Photos”

1. März 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Laowa Unveils Five New Mirrorless Lenses Including APS-C 33mm f.0/95

Laowa Unveils Five New Mirrorless Lenses Including APS-C 33mm f.0/95

Laowa has made a considerable splash at CP+, unveiling five new lenses: a 25mm f/0.95 lens for Micro four Thirds, a 33mm f/0.95 APO lens for APS-C, and the full-frame 35mm f/0.95, 45mm f/0.95, and 12-24mm f/5.6 lenses.

Because it is the only l… Read the rest “Laowa Unveils Five New Mirrorless Lenses Including APS-C 33mm f.0/95”

25. Februar 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für The NiSi 15mm f/4 Sunstar is a ‘Promising Start’ for the Company

The NiSi 15mm f/4 Sunstar is a ‘Promising Start’ for the Company

The NiSi 15mm f/4 lens was announced in early January and photographer Ted Forbes got his hands on one to see how the company’s first lens performed. In short, it’s a promising start for the company that is new to lens design, but … Read the rest “The NiSi 15mm f/4 Sunstar is a ‘Promising Start’ for the Company”

24. Februar 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Sigma Launches 28-70mm f/2.8 DG DN Contemporary Lens

Sigma Launches 28-70mm f/2.8 DG DN Contemporary Lens

Sigma has announced the 28-70mm f/2.8 DG DN zoom lens for Sony E-Mount and L-Mount. In contrast to what is commonly associated with Sigma lenses, the company says this new lens is the smallest and lightest full-frame f/2.8 standard zoom for … Read the rest “Sigma Launches 28-70mm f/2.8 DG DN Contemporary Lens”

23. Februar 2021
von Alan Adler
Kommentare deaktiviert für Bite-Sized Reviews of 27 Popular E-Mount Lenses for Sony Cameras

Bite-Sized Reviews of 27 Popular E-Mount Lenses for Sony Cameras

One of the attractions of Sony mirrorless cameras is the availability of a wide assortment of lenses, from Sony and other manufacturers. But that can be hazardous to your wallet.

I began my Sony mirrorless acquisitions with the APS-C a6400Read the rest “Bite-Sized Reviews of 27 Popular E-Mount Lenses for Sony Cameras”