Category: Sony

This is the end for the Sony a290, a390 & a850

Sony made several “end of life” announcements for the Alpha series of DSLR. Two entry-level, the Alpha 290 and Alpha 390 are clearly replaced with the Alpha 35 and Alpha 55. The Alpha 850 is leaving the shelves -as it was expected from a long time- with a progressive price reduction of the Sony Alpha…

The Sony A77 arrives on 7/7

According to an information received by SonyAlphaRumors, the much-awaited Sony Alpha 77 or Sony SLT-A77 (the name has not been clearly confirmed yet) is now really about to arrive. After several non-official delays, July 7, 2011 (or 2011/7/7) has been chosen. OK, the people from Sony Photo are guys nearly prone to pranks, who are…

Sony A35

Sony A35 (rumor)

Here are the expected features for the Sony A35 (the next photo camera in the Sony Alpha range): 16MP CMOS EXMOR sensor HD video recording (Full HD or 1920×1080 or 1080p) Sensitivity: ISO 100-12800 High-speed shooting mode with continuous AF New picture effects 3D panorama mode Continuous shooting at 7 fps 15-point AF HDR mode Electronic…


Sony NEX-C3 (rumor)

The feature set of the next Sony NEX camera: 16.2 MP EXMOR sensor HD video recording (1280×720 or 720p) Sensitivity: ISO 200-12800 New picture effects 19 or 25 AF points (with face detection) Shutter speed from 5s to 1/4000s 3″ LCD screen (921k dots) HDR mode New battery Less than $600/600€ The Sony NEX-C3 is still…

Lens repair

You must not be too easily frightened to go and reapir your own photographic lenses. But with some patience, some tidiness and a lot of concentration… This is exactly what Fredy Willette of Alpha-Numérique teaches us in his article Réparation d’un problème d’engrenage sur un objectif non motorisé (Google English translation).

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Discontinued Sony cameras

Messages from all over the world are announcing that Sony is currently discontinuing a number of SLR cameras: Sony Alpha 580 (from Singapore and other) Sony Alpha SLT 33 The most common interpretation of such news is that Sony is preparing a large number of official launches in the coming weeks. Most probably they will…

New reviews listed

I just added a large quantity of camera reviews in all the SLR camera pages. About 15 of them, in all languages starting with English of course, but also in French and in Spanish. Most of them are for the Sony Alpha 55. Many reviewers have been attracted to this innovative photo camera.

Sony Alpha 99

All Sony SLR with semi-transparent mirrors obtained an extraordinarily bold statement from Sony: All future Sony SLR cameras will be using the semi-transparent mirror technology (so, very probably with Electronic View Finders) and this applies to: All APS-C SLR cameras All Full Frame SLR cameras Gee! This is going to influence the future of the Sony Alpha line. In a…