Category Archives: Sony a9

The New 60 Megapixel IMX455AQR Sensor Spec Sheet Leaked

Webo leaked the new Sony IMX455AQR sensor with 60MP, 8k video, and Native 64 ISO. It seems to be based on the IMX551 and it should be on the market in early 2019. This sensor could be in a future Sony camera or the future or D860 or D6/Z8. Specs of IMX455AQR sensor: IMX455 (Low-Spec of […]

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More Big Sony Savings Coming Sunday at Midnight EST

B&H Photo is discounting the Sony a9 by $1,000 Sunday night in addition to discounting the Sony a7RIII and RII $400, which brings the Sony a9 and a7RII down to unheard of lows. Having used the Sony a9 when it launched I am seriously considering adding the body to my camera collection at this price […]

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Sony Releases α9 Firmware Update Enhancing FTP File Transfer Functionality

Sony Releases α9 Firmware Update Enhancing FTP File Transfer Functionality Sony has released a firmware upgrade for its full-frame, mirrorless camera, the α9 (model ILCE-9) that allows photographers to transfer images to FTP servers during record and playback operations so that they can continue to enjoy the performance advantages of the α9. Designed and implemented […]

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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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