Category Archives: Sony a7 II

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 90mm F2.8 Macro G Review Round-Up

Jason Lanier’s gear I use #7 covers the Sony 90mm F2.8 Macro G on the Sony a7RII, which is a great lens by almost all accounts for macro work, but people have a variety of opinions about this lens for portraiture. I wish he would have also demoed this lens on the Sony a6300 for good measure, […]

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Mathieu Stern’s 3D Printed Lens Project is Inspirational

I think most photographers find lens design interesting, but very few will ever take the time to go beyond creating a pinhole camera themselves. Mathieu Stern’s 3D printed lens is one of a kind and it doesn’t look half bad on his Sony a7II for a print.

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