Tag: Alpha

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 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…

Sony: New DSLR cameras

Here they are! The new Sony have been officially announced. The (updated) feature lists are very near to what was leaked up to now: Sony Alpha SLT-A77 Sony Alpha SLT-A65 Important notice: The comparison table (with the competing Canon and Nikon products) has been updated. The good news: The digital sensor is 24.3 Mega-pixel Sensitivity…

Comparison new Sony, old Nikon, Canon [updated]

In a few hours, the two new SLR photo cameras from Sony, the Sony Alpha 77 and Sony Alpha 65 will be fully official. Since a lot of information reached our ears already through a number of different leaks, it is now possible to make a few educated guesses and to attempt a comparison with…

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.