Posts Tagged ‘sony’

Photokina 2016: Sony Reveals a99 II, New Flagship DSLR

Posted by on Monday September 19, 2016 | Photo Gear

While Sony’s mirrorless line has been enjoying outsized attention, the company hasn’t given up on conventional DSLRs. The company announced the new full frame a99 II at Photokina 2016. The a99 will feature a 42-megapixel backside illuminated full frame sensor capable of 4K video recording. It will cruise along at 12 fps with AF tracking... More

Photokina 2016: Profoto & Sony Pair Up

Posted by on Monday September 19, 2016 | Photo Gear

Profoto will release an Air Remote for Sony cameras next year so that Sony mirrorless owners can control and trigger Profoto flashes. Unlike its products for Canon and Nikon, Profoto didn’t have to reverse engineer the flash controls in Sony cameras–Sony licensed the technical specs to Profoto to enable the collaboration. The Profoto Air Remote... More

Earthquake Rattles CMOS Image Sensor Market

Posted by on Friday April 22, 2016 | Camera

A series of devastating Earthquake hit Japan earlier this month, claiming 44 lives and destroying infrastructure across the island of Kyushu. The quakes also appear to have dealt a blow to Sony’s CMOS image sensor business. Sony’s factory in Kumamoto, located near the epicenter of the quake, has been taken offline indefinitely while the company assesses... More

Taking the Sony G Master Lens Series to Task

Posted by on Wednesday March 16, 2016 | Camera, Photo Gear

Sponsored by Sony When Sony unveiled the new G Master Lens line at Industria Superstudio in New York City in February, attendees were treated to a live shoot by portrait photographer Miguel Quiles in Studio 2. Two models acted out a fashion-meets-Bonnie-and-Clyde scene in hotel room set, which included daylight streaming in through the window and... More

The New Gear from WPPI 2016

Posted by on Wednesday March 9, 2016 | Photo Gear

WPPI 2016 has seen its fair share of product intros. We’ve paced the halls to bring you a few of the highlights. Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-2000 & PRO-4000 The 24-inch wide PRO-2000 and 44-inch PRO-4000 use the same ink set and print head technology that was introduced in the PRO 1000 and deliver a higher Dmax and... More

CES 2016: Sony’s Action Cam Gets New Tricks

Posted by on Wednesday January 6, 2016 | Camera

Sony came to CES with a new HD action cam in tow. The HDR-AS50 isn’t 4K capable, but delivers several new features for Sony’s action cam line. Among them is a new live-view remote (the LVR-3) that’s 30 percent smaller than the existing remote. The remote is now able to turn the camera’s power on... More

Sony Brings Its Action Camera Into the 4K Era

Posted by on Monday January 5, 2015 | Uncategorized

    GoPro no longer has the 4K action camera market to itself. At CES, Sony has added 4K (3840×2160) recording to its new flagship action camera, the FDR-X100V. Several advanced functions from Sony’s A7 camera line have also trickled down to the X100V, including full pixel readout during recording, which reduces jagged edges and... More

Photokina 2014: Sony Debuts New E-Mount Wide-Angle Lens

Posted by on Monday September 15, 2014 | Uncategorized

Amidst new cameras from many of its competitors, Sony came to Photokina 2014 touting new glass and several new accessories for its full frame E-mount camera system. On the lens front, the Zeiss Vario-Tessar T* FE 16-35mm F4 lens will arrive in October for $1,350. It features five aspherical elements and three ED glass elements to... More