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Best Sony SLR lenses for wildlife photo

When Sony first entered the SLR market in 2006, not many people were sure it would be a successful move for a company with a no significant reputation outside of the compact point-n-shoot world of cameras. However, they drew a bold ace by buying the assets of Konica-Minolta (essentially all SLR photography assets for Minolta).…

New firmware for Sony Alpha 850/900: Tomorrow Now confirmed

photo © 2010 yellowcloud | more info (via: Wylio) Update: This is now confirmed and the firmware can be downloaded freely. According to SonyAlphaRumors.com, Sony will present tomorrow a new version of the firmware for the Sony Alpha 850 and 900 SLR Full Frame photo cameras. It should bring: Faster Autofocus Maximum exposure compensation range:…

Nikon D800: Possible features

Today, the leaks have been collected by our friends of Reportages Photo and they may allow us to discover some of the features of the next Nikon D800 (some believe that it will replace the existing Nikon D700, FX Full Frame photo camera famous for its excellent sensitivity coming from using a reasonably low resolution…

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…

End of year coupons and offers

Since this is time for the end of the year and its high sales of electronic gadgets and photographic gear, here also comes the time for cashbacks, sales and promotions. The photography market will not forget this in these recession times and there are many offers and promotions or bundles. Among the offers I tried…

Official Sony Alpha 850

Now it’s official! Sony released information about the Sony Alpha 850, it’s second Full Frame digital SLR camera. Now, the price is right. Below 2000€, the body is essentially the same as the Sony Alpha 900 (including the excellent 24 mega-pixel Full Frame sensor with its in-body image stabilization). The designers reduced significantly the costs…

Prices of the new Sony cameras

Collected from the German computeruniverse.net web site: DSLR-A500 body only: 649 Euro DSLR-A500L with 3,5-5,6/18-55 mm: 749 Euro DSLR-A500Y with 3,5-5,6/18-55 mm + 4,5-5,6/55-200 mm: 949 Euro DSLR-A550 body only: 749 Euro DSLR-A550L with 3,5-5,6/18-55 mm: 849 Euro DSLR-A550Y with 3,5-5,6/18-55 mm + 4,5-5,6/55-200 mm: 1049 Euro DSLR-A850 body only: 1999 Euro DSLR-A850Q with 2,8/28-75…

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…