Sony a9: Sony Artisan Doesn’t Consider He Has A Defective Camera and Update

I am not sure why Manny Ortiz, put out this video shooting for around 20 minutes with an overheat indicator after only a few minutes, without considering that it might have come on because something is wrong with his camera. My test was significantly longer and under hotter conditions. I even live streamed about 30 minutes of my testing, which lasted for almost 3 hours and not once did my overheat indicator turn on. Further I didnt adjust the warning on the camera, which you can do. Manny Ortiz should swap out his camera ASAP.

The other Day I mention I would be shooting a dance recital with the Sony a9 and Fujifilm X-T2. Well there were quite a few differences that became aparent almost imediately. The Sony a9 was actually able to eye auto focus at 300mm on the dancers in motion, which I found shocking. Both cameras tracked about the same, but the Sony tracking indicators danced around more. I havent had a chance to edit the photos, but at first glance the Sony a9 has a lot of chroma noise, which I found disapointing. The almost limitless buffer of the Sony a9 made it the camera I picked up most frequently, but the Fujifilm X-T2 shutter release was better for short bursts. I can’t make a statement about the hit rate at the moment, I way overshot, but I did so intentionally because I am still brutalizing the a9.

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Sony a9 Action Shooting Kit: B&H Photo / Amazon / Adorama
Sony a9 Accessories Kit: B&H Photo / Amazon / Adorama
Sony a9: B&H Photo / Amazon / Adorama
Sony FE 100-400mm: B&H Photo / Amazon / Adorama
a9 Battery Grip: B&H Photo / Amazon / Adorama
a9 Battery NP-FZ100: B&H Photo / Amazon / Adorama
GP-EX1 Grip: B&H Photo / Amazon / Adorama
MQZ1 Battery Charger: B&H Photo / Amazon / Adorama


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