Category Archives: Sony a9

Sony 400mm f/2.8 GM OSS: Roundup

The Sony 400mm f/2.8 GM OSS fills a gap in Sony’s system that has been criticized by some Canon and Nikon shooters and it doesn’t disappoint. Many thought lenses like this would never come because they are too specialized, but the Sony 400mm f/2.8 GM OSS is finally available to order and I am sure many of us wish […]

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Sony a9 Firmware 3.10 Released

Sony released firmware 3.10 with the following features: Support of “SEL400F28GM” Adds a [Silent priority] option to the [Aperture Drive in AF] setting in the menu. *Using the lens “SEL400F28GM”, when [Silent priority] is selected, the sound emitted by the aperture drive will be reduced. This is useful in shooting conditions where camera noise should be […]

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Size Comparison Sony a7 vs Nikon Z

The new Nikon Z is actually a little bigger than the Sony a7III/a7RII/a9 every way, but that’s not really a big deal since Nikon’s grip looks a lot more comfortable than Sony’s. On the other hand, Nikon’s new 50mm f/1.8 is huge and it makes Sony’s FE 50mm f/1.8 look diminutive. If you want to […]

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First Lok: Sony FE 400mm f/2.8 GM OSS

Lok got his hands on a Sony FE 400mm f/2.8 GM OSS at a launch event and he seems to be very impressed with how it handles, especially it’s lightweight. Canon and Nikon better release lighter 400mm lenses soon and for their upcoming mirrorless cameras or Sony’s new 400mm might start taking over the market. There is nothing […]

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Free Sony a9 With Sony FE 400mm f/2.8 GM OSS Purchase in Ukraine?

Fotomagazinpaparazzi a retailer in Ukraine is offering a free Sony a9 with Sony FE 400mm f/2.8 GM OSS for a limited time. The deal requires you to put 50% down and then pay the other 50% upon receipt of the lens, only then will they send you a free Sony a9. This strange promotion seems to be specific […]

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Bloomberg: Sony’s New Super-Fast Cameras are Winning Over the Pros

The Sony a9 was a game changer and now Nikon/Canon are being forced to follow in its footsteps. Even the Japanese emperor is endorsing mirrorless during his abdication ceremony as reported by Bloomberg “noisy cameras will be banned from Emperor Akihito’s abdication ceremony in April”, which is a surprising choice since the Sony a9 is really the only camera suited […]

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