Category: Sony Alpha 55

  • Sony A65 / A77: The differences in pictures

    If you were wondering what the real differences are between the new Sony Alpha D-SLR semi-transparent mirror cameras (the Sony SLT-A65 and Sony SLT-A77), here is a summary made in pictures. It may help better understand the differences justifying the very large price gap between the two models (for the same digital sensor). Pictures coming…

  • Will the Electronic Viewfinder (EVF) save the photo world?

    With the first expert photo cameras from Sony equipped with electronic viewfinders, the question is more and more often asked whether this is a technological opportunity that the old photo pricks prefer to ignore or an approximate solution aimed only at low-demand customers. As a matter of fact, truth lies somewhere in between those two…

  • Firmware upgrade for Sony A33 & A55

    Firmware upgrade for Sony A33 & A55

    Sony is also announcing that some of the new features of the Sony Alpha 35 will be made available for the older Sony Alpha 33 and Sony Alpha 55. Support for the ‘Picture Effect’ function featured on the new α35 High-Speed Synch is supported during wireless operation with a compatible external flash (α55 only) Revised…

  • Cloud: Sony SLT-A33 and A55 in 50 words

    Cloud: Sony SLT-A33 and A55 in 50 words

  • New reviews listed

    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.

  • How to remove the mirror of a Sony Alpha 55?

    You don’t necessarily want to do this, but it’s relatively easy to remove the semi-transparent mirror of a Sony Alpha 33 or a Sony Alpha 55. YouTube link YouTube link

  • Alpha 55: The best according to DxO

    Alpha 55: The best according to DxO

    It is clear that Sony has impressed a number of the users with its Alpha 55 (A55-SLT). Despite the very legitimate concerns about the length of video sequences, the camera seems to be appreciated a lot by all the evaluators. The latest and possibly the most impressive (or the most telling) is the recent evaluation…

  • Sony video: “This is not a dysfunction”

    Sony video: “This is not a dysfunction”

    Exclusive Sony France interview for Today, I’ve got a rather detailed talk with Édouard Schmitt, Sony France Alpha Product Manager, who helped me go over the current situation created by the announcement made by Sony a few days ago when they revealed that the digital sensor of the Alpha SLT-A33 and Alpha SLT-A55 could…

  • Sony Alpha 33/55: No video

    If you want to see a company suffering the worst pain at the worst possible moment, just look at Sony. In 2009, they repeated us that they would not add video to the DSLR photo cameras until it would be perfectly right and the half-baked solutions from Canon and Nikon where indirect justifications to this…