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Sony a9: For Sports

The Sony a9 is maturing nicely with 3rd parties and Sony stepping up to ensure action photographers are covered. The Sony FE 100-400mm F4.5–5.6 GM OSS is the gold standard for photographers looking for tracking speed but adapted Sigma and Canon glass both perform very well today. Sigma has a slight advantage because the Sony a9 sees the lens […]

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Sony a9: At The Races, New Metabones Firmware, Banding, vs. Leica SL, and More

The Sony a9 is amazing at AF and it’s really hard to miss a shot once you adapt to it. Maarten Heilbron is the latest reviewer to get invited to a Sony preview event and he came away impressed. The latest Metabones firmware for the Sony a9 appears to be more accurate to me but looks a […]

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Metabones 0.57 Firmware Update Adds Official Sony a9 Support

Metabones added official Sony a9 support today with Firmware version 0.57 for the EF-E Smart Adapter Mark IV/V and EF-E Speed Booster Ultra. Hopefully, we will see some new reviews soon. This Firmware is For Metabones EF-E Speed Booster ULTRA 0.71x B&H Photo / Amazon / Adorama Metabones Canon EF/EF-S Lens to Sony E Mount […]

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Sony a9: With Canon and Sigma Glass

For those looking for a larger lens selection at the long end at least the Sony a9 handles Canon glass fairly well using single point AF. Almost all reports seem to agree that the Sigma MC-11 is the most capable AF adapter for use on the Sony a9 at this time, but the Metabones could […]

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Metabones lV Update 0.56

Firmware update V0.56 for EF-E Smart Adapter MARK IV and EF-E Speed Booster ULTRA Benefits and improvements:  Fixed issue with SteadyShot icon on LCD display of the camera not corresponding to IS switch of Tamron 150-600/5-6.3 VC USD A011 when “choose between OIS and IBIS automatically” is chosen. Fixed blackout issue with A7S running Time […]

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Metabones PL to Sony E-mount T CINE Speed Booster ULTRA 0.71x

Speed Booster ULTRA  for E-Mount and X-mount cameras Sharper corners, less distortion, reduced vignetting New optical design:  advanced 5-element/4-group optical design incorporating ultra-high index tantalum-based optical glass to achieve extraordinary optical performance with improved corner sharpness, distortion and reduced vignetting. Like the revolutionary original Metabones Speed Booster announced in January 2013, the Speed Booster ULTRA has […]

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