Category Archives: Sony a7R II

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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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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Lok Films the Disassembly of a Sony a7RII

Lok filmed some of the more interesting stuff at CES this year including this teardown of a Sony a7RII. I am very surprised by how much Sony allows the sensor to move around inside the body for internal 5-axis stabilization. It makes me question how their system affects image quality when in motion. Sony a7RII B&H […]

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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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The Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS Has Disappointing Initial Test Results

image courtesy of Lensrentals Lensrentals released their test results for the Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS and they are surprisingly disappointing. Up until now I have heard very good things about this lens, but Lensrentals testing is very reputable and they seemed shocked by the results too. “If you view the charts at 100%, you’ll […]

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New Review Round-Up

Lots of big reviews were published right before the beginning to the new year. Most by switchers, but a few were from new Sony a99 Mark II users. Image-Resource and The Photoblographer published their completed Sony a99 Mark II reviews just before the end of the new year. Sony a99 Mark II B&H Photo/Amazon/Adorama Sony a7RII B&H Photo/Amazon/Adorama

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