Category Archives: Sony a6500

Sony a6500 and RX100V Firmware 1.01 Updates Available

Firmware 1.01 for the Sony A6500 for Windows and Mac. Improves a condition where the camera will not power-on after making certain setting changes Improves overall stability of the camera   Firmware 1.01 for the Sony RX100V for Windows and Mac. Improves a condition where the camera will not power-on after making certain setting changes Improves overall stability of the camera Sony […]

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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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Introducing The Nauticam NA-A6500

Introducing NA-A6500 A New Nauticam Housing for Sony a6500 Sony a6500 is the latest high performance mirrorless interchangeable lens camera placed in the Sony E Mount lineup.  Similar in size to many compact cameras, the a6500 body surrounds a large APS-C image sensor with fast and accurate autofocus performance. The a6500 is an incredible camera for underwater imaging (both stills […]

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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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Dave Dugdale Expands on Philip Bloom’s AF Test

Dave Dugdale decided to expand on Philip Bloom’s AF test Part 1 and Part 2, with two test of his own using the Canon EOS-1D X Mark II and Sony a6500. His methodology is a little different and uses different lenses, the  Sony Zeiss 55mm F1.8 Sonnar T* FE ZA and Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM, but he has come up with […]

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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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