Sony Image Sensor Size Comparison

Sony Image Sensor Size Comparison

Above is another one of the cool tech displays from Sony’s booth at CES. It shows the sensor size comparison for Sony cameras starting with a compact camera with a 1/2.3″ sensor on the right side and moving up to a full frame size sensor on the left side.

As many of you know, the full frame Sony 35mm sensor is found in the Sony A7 Series and the A99 SLT camera. The APS-C sensor is found in cameras like the Sony A6000 and A5100. Sony is using the CX Format nomenclature for 1″ sensors like what is found in the Sony RX100 and RX10.

Hilarious Sony FS7 Test: What Our Subjects Think About Test Shoots

So you get a new camera. What do you do as soon as it comes out of the box? Find a friend or family member to stand in for your first round of test shots.

Ever wonder how your non-photographer friends and family members think about being your stand-in? Now we know thanks to Jon Cole’s very witty (and likely spot-on) rendition of the camera test from the subject’s perspective.

On the technical side, we did get a nice look at some Slog2 footage from the new Sony FS7 and the Zeiss 50mm f/1.4 lens.

Sony Unveils 4K Camcorder for $1K at CES 2015

Sony FDR-AX33

4K was definitely a prominent buzzword at CES this year; however, it is so common now that is not quite as buzz-worthy on consumer products as it has been in the past couple of years. Still, both Panasonic and Sony delivered new and affordable consumer 4K camcorders at CES this year. We’ve already covered the Panasonic announcement here. And Sony announced its new FDR-AX33 Handycam. [Read more…]