Sony A7 & A7R Review

Sony A7R-4

The Sony E-mount system has matured over the past few years and Sony has chosen to retire the NEX branding and consolidate all of its interchangeable lens cameras under the Alpha brand name with a designation only of whether they are A-mount or E-mount cameras.

The A-mount cameras are more traditional DSLR cameras, currently comprised of cameras using Sony translucent mirror technology. The E-mount cameras are mirrorless cameras and are a generally more compact design.

The Sony A7R and A7 mirrorless cameras are the culmination of the NEX system, which brought about the E-mount. With the new A7 line we finally have affordable, full frame cameras. [Read more...]

Sony NEX-5R with 18-55mm Lens for $449 – Deal Alert

Sony NEX-5R

B&H has the Sony NEX-5R with the 18-55mm kit lens for $499 (updated) $449 now through August 31. The NEX-5R was selling at $750 when the NEX-5T was announced as its replacement, which is a mild upgrade. Now, the NEX-5R price has dropped by $100 to $650, so this is another $150 break for a couple days.

The deal also includes a free SanDisk 16GB SDHC card and camera bag. Check it out here at B&H Photo.