Fotodiox has released a new replacement mount for Sony E-mount cameras. It’s called the TOUGH E-Mount. [Read more…]
Sony A7 & A7R Review
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.[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vMc4xgWiJ_Q&w=640&h=360]
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’s New A6000 Mirrorless Camera Boasts World’s Fastest Autofocus System
Sony has taken wraps off the new A6000 mirrorless camera, which continues the rebranding process of Sony’s E-mount cameras. [Read more…]
Sony Consolidating Alpha Brand; Kills “NEX” Branding . . . A-mount vs. E-mount
Sony has confirmed that future mirrorless cameras and DSLR-style cameras will be branded under the Alpha name, and that there will no longer be any other “NEX” cameras. (see the 3:10 mark in the video from Sony below) [Read more…]
Sony NEX-A7 and NEX-A7r Images Leak Out
The upcoming Sony NEX-A7 and NEX-A7r cameras have leaked out ahead of official release. [Read more…]
Sony NEX-A7 & A7r Launch Display Leaks Out
We’re expecting to see the new, full frame Sony NEX mirrorless cameras next week. And it looks like we have our first leak of the cameras – albeit as a tiny portion of the overall display for the unveiling. [Read more…]
Sony NEX-A7 & A7r Full Frame Cameras Coming This Month with 24MP and 36MP Sensors
The rumored full frame Sony NEX cameras are expected to arrive later this month – on or around October 16. [Read more…]
Sony Adds 3 New Lenses to E-Mount Line
Alongside the new Sony NEX-5T and A3000, Sony introduced 3 new E-mount lenses to go along with its NEX cameras and new Alpha line of E-mount cameras. [Read more…]
Sony NEX-5T Announced
Alongside the new A3000, Sony has released the NEX-5T as a successor to the popular NEX-5R. Although a mild upgrade to the NEX-5R, the NEX-5T features Near Field Communication for easier WiFi connectivity.
The Sony NEX-5T sports a 16.1MP APS-C CMOS sensor (same as the NEX-5R) and is available in a kit with the 16-50mm power zoom lens with Optical SteadyShot inside. The NEX-5T features the same Fast Hybrid AF system found in the NEX-5R, which combines phase-detection and contrast-detection AF for fast and accurate autofocusing. [Read more…]
Nanoha Macro Extension Tubes Released
Japanese Lens Maker Yasuhara, just released a new pair of Nanoha Macro Extension Tubes.
Extension tubes basically allow users to turn interchangeable lenses into macro lenses; making it ideal for those just getting into macro photography or those looking for a more cost effective alternative to spending the big bucks on a new macro lens. It comes in a set, which includes a 10 mm and a 16 mm extension tube so it can be used individually or stacked together.
The new Nanoha Macro Extension Tubes retail for $159 for the pair and are available in Micro Four Thirds mount and Sony E-mount. Check them out here at B&H Photo.
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