Category: Sony Alpha 77

  • Download the Sony A77II documents

    Download the Sony A77II documents

    Some of the Sony Alpha 77II documents are available to download: International User manual for Sony A77II Sony A77II brochure in English Sony A77II User Manual in English

  • A77 successor – When?

    The Sony Alpha 77 (or A77) has now more than 2 years of age on the market. It was a very significant step forward for Sony with the arrival of a semi-transparent mirror, of a good-quality Electronic View Finder (EVF) and of speed performance putting it a world of itself for its price (sensor resolution…

  • Alpha 77 & Alpha 65 – Firmware v1.05 released

    Alpha 77 & Alpha 65 – Firmware v1.05 released

    Sony has just published a new updated firmware for its α77 and α65 SLT cameras. This version 1.05 adds the following important features: Improved response times (no more “processing” message while waiting for display of pictures, faster power-off, faster dial response times) Shading and aberration compensation now available on the following lenses: SAL-24F20Z (Carl Zeiss)…

  • Sony Alpha 77 – Torn down to parts

    Sony Alpha 77 – Torn down to parts

    The analysis is interesting, but it’s nice to see all bits and elements of the camera. YouTube link

  • 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…

  • The new Sony RAWs on Capture One

    The new Sony RAWs on Capture One

    The most recent release of Capture One (version 6.3) now supports the new RAW files grnerated by the most recent Sony products using the huge 24 MP sensor: Sony Alpha 77 Sony Alpha 65 Sony NEX-7 Sony NEX-5n We should also list the support for the most recent Olympus: Olympus E-P3 Olympus E-PL3

  • 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…

  • Image quality of the Sony Alpha SLT-A77

    Now that the new Sony SLT-A77 and Sony SLT-A65 have been presented to the press, the question which is asked by most photographers is: “seeing the nice figures shown by Sony, what about the image quality?” But this is a very difficult exercise. All the more difficult because nobody has final production cameras to test…

  • Sony SLT-A77: New SLR promotional video

    Sony SLT-A77: New SLR promotional video

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