The Sony A99 is a 24.3MP full frame DSLR that packs a punch on both the still image and video capture side of things. The A99 is capable of capturing still images at 10 fps in full 24.3MP resolution.
The camera sports a new AF system that combines a standard 19-point AF system with 11 cross-type sensors and a new 102-point AF sensor that overlays the main image sensor. [click to continue…]
Additional leaked images of the upcoming Sony A99 reveal the absence of built in flash and a traditional ISO hot shoe. As a refresher, the A99 is rumored to feature a full frame 24.3MP CMOS image sensor and capture 1080/60p AVCHD video.
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The is purported to be an image of the Sony A99 that is expected to be launched next week just prior to Photokina 2012. The A99 is rumored to feature a full frame 24.3MP CMOS image sensor and capture 1080/60p AVCHD video with a clean HDMI output. Moreover, the A99 is expected to sport a 102-point AF system that is split between traditional phase-dectect AF points and pixel-level AF points built into the sensor. See the complete Sony A99 specs.
Check out this image nabbed by Photo Rumors that breaks down the AF-point distribution on the upcoming Sony A99.
The new SLT Alpha A99 will feature 39 ordinary phase-detection AF points (11 are cross-type points) and 63 AF points directly on the A99′s full frame sensor. That’s a total of 102 phase-detection AF points on the Sony A99.
The Rokinon 35mm T.15 version of the recently-covered Samyang cine lenses are now in stock at B&H Photo for Canon, Nikon and Sony Alpha mounts. All versions currently run $549 and feature a geared focus and aperture control ring.
Check them all out here at B&H.
Sony just released a new Alpha-mount lens – the Sony DT 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6 SAM.
The new lens is a consumer-oriented model designed for use on APS-C Sony A-mount cameras like the Sony A77, A57 and A37. It should be available in September for $300. Check availability at B&H Photo.
More details in the press release below. [click to continue…]