Sony a7RIV Can Now Be Preordered


The Sony a7RIV will be a hot seller so do not miss out.

  • 61MP Full-Frame Exmor R BSI CMOS Sensor
  • BIONZ X Image Processor & Front-End LSI
  • 567-Point Phase-Detection AF System
  • UHD 4K30p Video with HLG & S-Log3 Gammas
  • 5.76m-Dot Tru-Finder OLED EVF
  • 3.0″ 1.44m-Dot Tilting Touchscreen LCD
  • Up to 10 fps Shooting, ISO 100-32000
  • 5-Axis SteadyShot INSIDE Stabilization
  • 240MP Pixel Shift Multi Shooting
  • Bluetooth & Wi-Fi, Dual UHS-II SD Slots

Sony a7RIV: B&H Photo / Amazon / Adorama
Sony VG-C4EM grip: B&H Photo / Amazon / Adorama
XLR-K3M Mic Input: B&H Photo / Amazon / Adorama
ECM-B1M Digital Audio Shotgun Microphone:
B&H Photo / Amazon / Adorama

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Firmware Update For SIGMA’s Interchangeable Lenses For Sony E-mount


Firmware update for SIGMA’s interchangeable lenses for Sony E-mount
Thank you for purchasing and using our products.
We are pleased to announce that a new firmware update for SIGMA’s interchangeable lenses for Sony E-mount is now available.

[Applicable products]
SIGMA 14mm F1.8 DG HSM | Art for Sony E-mount
SIGMA 20mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art for Sony E-mount
SIGMA 24mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art for Sony E-mount
SIGMA 35mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art for Sony E-mount
SIGMA 50mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art for Sony E-mount
SIGMA 85mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art for Sony E-mount
SIGMA 135mm F1.8 DG HSM | Art for Sony E-mount

[Benefits of the update]
・It has improved the AF speed.
・It has improved the AF accuracy when the Face Detection setting is turned on, while using AF.
・With the Sony α9 or Sony α6400, it has corrected the phenomenon whereby the AF stopping position occasionally had a variation when shutter was half pressed repeatedly during auto focusing on the same subject.
※For customers who have Sony α9, please update the camera’s firmware to Ver.5.00 or later.

[Applicable product]
SIGMA 105mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art for Sony E-mount

[Benefits of the update]
・It has improved the AF accuracy when the Face Detection setting is turned on, while using AF.
・With the Sony α9 or Sony α6400, it has corrected the phenomenon whereby the AF stopping position occasionally had a variation when shutter was half pressed repeatedly during auto focusing on the same subject.
※For customers who have Sony α9, please update the camera’s firmware to Ver.5.00 or later.

[Applicable product]
SIGMA 40mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art for Sony E-mount

[Benefit of the update]
・With cameras which incorporate DMF mode, when using the AF while the MF assist function is turned on, it has corrected the phenomenon whereby it automatically displays a magnified view as it gets in focus.
※For customers who have Sony α9, please update the camera’s firmware to Ver.5.00 or later.

To update the firmware, please refer to the following link;
https://www.sigma-global.com/en/download/lenses/firmware/

※After completing the firmware update, please remove the battery pack from the camera and put it back in again.

For further information, please contact your nearest authorized SIGMA subsidiary / distributor.
https://www.sigma-global.com/en/about/world-network/

We appreciate your continued support for our company and products.

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DJI Ronin-SC Announced


DJI announced the Ronin-SC today and it is 41% lighter than the Ronin-S. It’s also designed to be easily taken apart to fit inside a bag for transportation, which makes it a more useful tool for photographers and videographers.

Key Features
  • Three-Axis Motorized Gimbal Stabilizer
  • Designed for Mirrorless Cameras
  • One-Handed Operation, 4.4 lb Max. Load
  • Force Mobile Smartphone Control

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Ronin-SC: B&H Photo / Amazon / Adorama

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Sony a7RIV Size Comparison


Sony a7RIV: B&H Photo / Amazon / Adorama
Sony a7RIII: B&H Photo / Amazon / Adorama

Sony just announced the Sony a7RIV and Camerasize already has the new camera in their comparison tool. The new Sony a7RIV isn’t much bigger or heavier than the Sony a7RIII and the new grip looks nice. You can manipulate the comparison here.

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Amazon Prime Day 2 and Additional Deals From B&H Photo and Adorama


This is the second and last day of Prime Day on Amazon and there are some new deals to share. B&H Photo and Adorama also have some deals that meet or beat Amazon.

Pelican Cases

Anker 60W USB-C Power Adapter, PowerPort Speed 1 Compact Type C PD Wall Charger

Zhiyun-Tech CRANE 3 LAB Handheld Stabilizer

Zhiyun-Tech Crane Plus Handheld Gimbal Stabilizer

DJI Ronin-S

DJI Ronin-S Essentials Kit

DJI Osmo Pocket Gimbal

Apple 13.3″ MacBook Air with Retina Display

ASUS 15.6″ ZenBook Pro 15 UX550GE

Apple 12.9″ iPad Pro

Apple 27″ iMac with Retina 5K Display

Storage: Almost all sizes and configs on sale too
Storage

Western Digital Storage at B&H

SSD @ B&H Photo

QNAP TVS-951X 9-Bay NAS Enclosure

WD Blue 3D NAND 4TB Internal PC SSD – SATA III 6 Gb/s, 2.5″/7mm

PNY CS900 960GB 2.5” Sata III Internal Solid State Drive
HyperX Fury RGB SSD 960GB SATA 3 2.5″ Solid State Drive Black Case with Multi-Color RGB

WD Red 6TB NAS Internal Hard Drive – 5400 RPM Class, SATA 6 GB/S, 256MB Cache, 3.5″
Seagate Barracuda Pro Performance Internal Hard Drive SATA HDD 14TB 6GB/s 256MB Cache 3.5-Inch

LaCie 4TB Porsche Design USB Type-C

SanDisk 1TB Extreme Portable USB 3.1 Type-C

Samsung Duo Plus 256GB – 300MB/s USB 3.1 Flash Drive
Samsung T5 Portable SSD – 1TB – USB 3.1 External SSD
Samsung 2TB T5 Portable Solid-State Drive
Lexar Professional SL100 Pro Portable Solid-State Drive 1TB
G-Technology 1TB G-DRIVE mobile SSD Durable Portable External Storage – USB-C
G-Technology 3TB G-DRIVE USB G1 USB 3.0 Hard Drive

SanDisk 64GB Extreme PRO UHS-II
SanDisk 256GB Extreme PRO UHS-I SDXC

PNY P-SDX128U395-GE Elite Performance 128 GB High Speed SDXC Class 10 UHS-I, U3 Up to 95 MB/Sec
Lexar Professional 633x 128GB SDXC UHS-I
Lexar Professional 633x 1TB SDXC UHS-I/U3 Card
Lexar Professional 2000x 64GB SDHC UHS-II – SAVE ALMOST 50%
Lexar Professional 1000x 128GB SDXC UHS-II – SAVE OVER 50%

Note: The savings are not always shown until check out, but you should see the following in the text if you look closely


This is from the above Lexar 2000x savings

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Sony a7RIV Launch Coverage

Sony a7RIV: B&H Photo / Amazon / Adorama

Reviews/Hands-on/Previews
TAKING THE NEW SONY A7R IV TO ALASKA
Photography Blog – Hands-On
explora – Sony Reveals Revamped a7R IV with 61MP Sensor and Redesigned Body
albertdros – Sony a7R4 First Impressions

Samples
DPReview
ephotozine
photographyblog

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Live Video at Launch

Videos

 

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