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New APS-C Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Lens and Sony a6300 Silver Edition

Sony announced some new products today without much notice. The Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS has an effective focal length of 27-202.5mm on APS-C NEX cameras with a variable aperture. You can see some sample images here and find details about the lense here. The lens will be available at B&H Photo and Adorama soon. New Compact, […]

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DC.Watch Sony G Master Interview

DC.Watch had the opportunity to speak with Sony about their G series of lenses and below you can find some excerpts from the interview. Since the interview is translated I will do my best to clear up the language. G Master lenses weren’t around when E-mount started because Sony focused on making compact/lightweight lenses for mirrorless […]

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Zeiss Loxia 25mm f/2.4 Coming Soon

Nokishita is reporting that Zeiss will release a Zeiss Loxia 25mm f/2.4 around the first half of 2018 (Maybe February), which will round out the Loxia line up. Currently, Zeiss makes a 21mm, 35mm, 50mm, and 85mm Loxia Lens, which they sell separately or as a bundled with a case, but without the 85mm. The Specs for the Loxia 25mm […]

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Optical Limits Verifies That The Sony FE 85mm f/1.8 Has Made The Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Irrelevant

Camerasize Comparison Sony outdid themselves with the Sony FE 85mm f/1.8 and Optical Limits (Formerly Photozone) is now the second site to confirm this fact. Sony’s standard 85mm f/1.8 is practically perfect and it cannot be beaten for the price. The lens is pin sharp wide open and has almost no distortion. Even the G Master barely beats […]

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Sony FE 400mm f/2.8 GM OSS Shipping September 2018 According to One Retailer

This could be a placeholder date based on a projection or it could be based on internal data, but B&H Photo has the Sony FE 400mm f/2.8 GM OSS listed as shipping September 2018. I can’t wait to get my hands on one of these lenses with the new Sony a7RIII. It might even compel me to […]

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Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS (SEL70200GM) Firmware 4.0

Sony released firmware 4.0 for the Sony 70-200 GM and it can be downloaded here. Features This update (version 04) resolves an issue where some products may not operate properly after updating to version 03.  

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