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The Sony a9 fills SD cards unbelievably fast and if you are running low on storage PackRAW might be a good way to reduce your storage needs. Storage has become unbelievably affordable in recent years, but the ability to fill several gigs of SD cards in one shoot has become a reality if you regularly over […]

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Sony a9: Sony SF-G Series vs Lexar 2000x

If you’re using a Sony a9 it’s crucial that you get the fastest memory cards available, but you can save a little money with the Lexar 2000X series of UHS-II cards. The almost imperceivable difference between the Sony SF-G and Lexar 2000X cards in the Sony a9 is quite impressive. It’s unfortunate that Micro is […]

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Sony a9: At The Races, New Metabones Firmware, Banding, vs. Leica SL, and More

The Sony a9 is amazing at AF and it’s really hard to miss a shot once you adapt to it. Maarten Heilbron is the latest reviewer to get invited to a Sony preview event and he came away impressed. The latest Metabones firmware for the Sony a9 appears to be more accurate to me but looks a […]

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Fotodiox DLX Stretch Adapter For Sony

Fotodiox has announced an interesting new line of lens adapters that make otherwise dumb adapters more functional. In addition to adapting glass, they allow the use of magnetic filters in the adapter and the adjustment of the position of the lens in order to add macro functionality. The use of a magnet to hold a filter […]

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Metabones 0.57 Firmware Update Adds Official Sony a9 Support

Metabones added official Sony a9 support today with Firmware version 0.57 for the EF-E Smart Adapter Mark IV/V and EF-E Speed Booster Ultra. Hopefully, we will see some new reviews soon. This Firmware is For Metabones EF-E Speed Booster ULTRA 0.71x B&H Photo / Amazon / Adorama Metabones Canon EF/EF-S Lens to Sony E Mount […]

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Sony a9 + Canon EF 400mm f/2.8L IS USM II and 300mm f/2.8L IS USM II

Micheals camera was one of the first to try long focal length fast Canon glass on the Sony a9 and Dan Watson won’t be the last, but there are a lot of varying opinions about how well adapted glass works on the Sony a9. Above Dan Watson says that the Sigma MC-11 and Metabones performed equally […]

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