These Sony versions have the same optics and overall construction of these popular lenses in the Canon/Nikon mount counterparts. However, the lens barrel is extended to make up for the additional flange distance required provide a native Sony E-mount.
Sony continues to make big runs at Canon and Nikon. With each new camera announcement, more and more eyebrows are raised to what Sony’s E-mount line is offering. The latest big move doesn’t come from Sony directly though.
Sigma gives a big nod to Sony with the announcement of 9 new lenses from its Art line for the Sony E-mount, which were previously limited to Canon EF and Nikon F mounts. The lenses include Sigma’s new 70mm f/2.8 DG Macro and 105mm f/1.4 DG HSM lenses, along with seven existing lenses: [Read more…]
Continually adding to its professional line of cameras and accessories, Sony has announced its new wireless radio flash, the HVL-F60RM. The new flash has a guide number of 60 and covers a 20-200mm zoom range. It is built specifically for the Sony E-mount line but will also work with Sony A mount cameras. [Read more…]
Sony has a new trade-in event for several of its full frame mirrorless cameras this winter. In addition to your trade-in value, you get up to a $500 instant rebate and a $200 bonus for trading in your old camera. You can check your trade-in value and check out the Sony A7 and A9 models here at B&H Photo.
This trade-in bonus deal ends March 31, 2018.
Adorama has the Sony A7R III in stock and shipping today. As the latest addition to the A7R product line, the A7R III adds the more powerful battery from the Sony A9. Other improvements promise faster performance for frame rate and other hardware upgrades like a joystick for AF selection, PC sync port and dual SD card slots. Check it out here at Adorama.
B&H Photo is still taking orders for the A7R III but it is back-ordered until Jan. 24, when more stock is expected. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
Today, November 30, B&H will be hosting a live stream with a panel featuring Dave Krugman, Erin Sullivan, Manny Ortiz and Eric Rubens to discuss the new Sony A7R III. (As you may have seen, the image quality from the sensor is quite impressive.) The video is embedded above and will go live at 12:30EST today.
Last month, DxOMark reported that the Nikon D850 unseated the Sony A7R II with the best score for a full frame camera in its sensor evaluations. The Sony A7R II scored a 98, while the Nikon D850 scored a 100. Now that DxOMark has put the Sony A7R III through its paces, Sony is back on top – right next to the D850.
The Sony A7R III scored a 100 on the DxOMark sensor evaluation. While the Nikon D850 edged the Sony A7R III out in the color and dynamic range categories, the A7R III bested the D850 in the low light category.
You can read more on the results and comparisons from the Sony A7R III’s evaluation here on the DxOMark website.