Category: Sony Alpha 800

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All Sony SLR with semi-transparent mirrors

QueSabesDe.com 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…

Sony: SLT for all in 2011

Here comes an interesting remark from AmateurPhotographeur which lead us to read gain the photographs already available of the future 500mm f/4 APO G SSM from Sony. This pro-tele-prime lens announced a year ago by Sony includes a small DMF button whose meaning should be Direct Manual Focus. The use of this button would be…

Sony: A toast to absent friends!

When they presented the new Sony Alpha 560 and Sony Alpha 580, yesterday, Sony published a family photo for the two Alpha and NEX ranges. Nobody is missing. But two products are obviously absent: The Sony Alpha 700 has been removed completely from the photo. There no longer is any 500mm f/8 mirror tele-lens (which…

Photokina 2010: Sony reborn

2010 is decidedly a critical year for Sony: Nearly all the photography product portfolio is going to be renewed and many innovations are coming to sustain this. Even better, at the end of September, the Photokina fair in Köln, Germany, will allow Sony to announce and present several key products defining this rebirth, this jump…

Sony and 35mm video

You thought that Sony was preparing an SLR photo camera with video recording features? (as previously announced for the successor of the Sony Alpha 700, expected later this year) Here is something else entirely: Sony just presented a video camera (not a photo camera) with a 35mm (or Full Frame) sensor. It will probably knock…

New cameras spotted all around

There is a bizarre rush for visibility in the online shops all around the web. I start to feel that most of them are actual fakes. Let’s check this: Several (accidental?) leaks from Sony web sites, showing Sony Alpha 500, 550, 850 (and possibly Alpha 750, but this one may be a counter-fire). A German…

Sony Alpha 800

Photography Bay takes the rumour train about the next Sony camera. They try to describe the full scope of possible Sony Alpha 800 features. Interestingly, this is the second time is a few days that Photography Bay is quickly photoshopping a photo to support their rumours. They admit it in the (invisible to most visitors)…