Category Archives: Sony a6300

Techart Pro Follow-up

Techart Pro has grown a lot since my original review and it is now widely avalibe (B&H Photo/Amazon/Adorama), but I haven’t seen a lot of great reviews of the adapter until now. Mirrorless Rumors did a great job reviewing the adapter in video form and Techart Pro seems to be endorsing the use of heavier lenses now in […]

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Philip Bloom Video Auto-Focus Mega Test Finale

The finale of Philip Bloom’s Mega Video Auto Focus Test is finally here with his real world tests. According to Bloom Sony lenses autofocus better in video than Canon ones do, but Canon lenses are more mechanical so they are better for manual focus videographers. The only CDAF camera in this test that does well at […]

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Sony Fell From 2nd to 3rd in BCN Awards

Sony fell from 2nd to 3rd place behind Canon in mirrorless sales for 2016 in Japan according to BCNranking. The 7.9% drop was likely due to the the Sony A6300 and A6500 being the only “new” Sony cameras for 2016. Hopefully we will see a new a7R this year along side an a7S and a7. Canon dominated thanks […]

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Philip Bloom Video Auto-Focus Mega Test Part 2

This is part 2 of Philip Bloom’s  big video auto focus shoot out between 10 cameras. In Part one Bloom started off with some pretty typical tests, before trying an impossible test and giving up. The Sony’s all do very well, but so do the dual pixel focus Canon’s. Part 2 is a little more realistic […]

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Sony Did Very Well With DPReview’s 2016 Awards

Sony did very well in DPReview’s year end awards. Best Consumer/Stills Video Camera of The Year: Sony Cyber-Shot RX10 III (Amazon/B&H Photo/Adorama) Best Compact Camera: Runner-up Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-RX100 V (Amazon/B&H Photo/Adorama) Best Mid-Range ILC: Runner-up Sony a6300 (Amazon/B&H Photo/Adorama) DPReview Innovation Award: Runner-up Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-RX100 V (Amazon/B&H Photo/Adorama)

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Open Sony a6500 ARW Files Now

If you just can’t wait for official RAW support for your Sony a6500 there is a way to change the EXIF data of your files so that RAW converters think they are opening Sony a6300. Tom Goetz put together a scrip to help you do it quickly with ExifTool that you can download and get directions of how to […]

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