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Dan and Sally Watson: Sony a7RIII vs Nikon D850 vs Canon 5D Mark IV

Kind of an interesting comparison by Dan and Sally, because Dan likes the D850 for the photos they were shooting, but Sally picks the Sony a7RIII as having the best skin tones. The cameras are very back and forth, with the Canon being the most behind the times and the Nikon having the worst live […]

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TCSTV: Sony DSC-R1 Unsung Cameras of Yesteryear

The Camera Store TV published a throwback episode of one of the first mirrorless cameras the Sony DSC-R1. This was a pretty exceptional camera, featuring an APS-C sensor and waste level style viewfinder LCD that many would love to have today. They are actually still available today used on Amazon for a very reasonable price if you […]

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Sony Zeiss Batis 135mm f/2.8 APO Sonnar Roundup

Now that the Sony Zeiss Batis 135mm f/2.8 APO Sonnar has been reveled potential customers have to ask themselves a lot of important questions. Like is the 135mm Batis worth $1999? It looks like a fantastic lens from the early samples, but I think this price tag should have come with a f/2 aperture instead of the […]

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DPReview: Sony a99 Mark II

An interesting review by DPReview because you can’t compare the results directly to any other camera in their database and the AF performance isn’t very impressive in their test. DPReview’s results differ from other reviews that have demonstrated much better performance. “the a99 II is the ultimate SLT. It is the SLT that should be […]

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The Voigtlander Heliar-Hyper Wide 10mm 5.6 Aspherical Review: E or M-Mount That is The Question…

The Voigtlander Heliar-Hyper Wide 10mm 5.6 Aspherical is a unique rectilinear full frame lens that come for E-mount and M-mount. It is the widest of its kind produced and it caught a lot of photographers, attention when it was announced for Sony E-mount and Leica M-mount. At the time of their announcement, I highly doubted […]

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Red Helium 8k S35 Pushes The Sony a7RII Down DXO’s List Another Spot

The Red Helium 8k S35 pushed the Sony a7RII further down DXO’s list, by scoring an unbelievably high overall score of 108. DXO might have to rethink their testing methodology soon. It’s also interesting that they included a camera in their rankings that seems to do some denoising, but still refuse to include Fujifilm in their […]

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