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Sigma 105mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art

Extraordinary optical efforts for class-leading performance?.

Raising the hit rate when capturing images

Untapped potential for greatly improved image quality..

Sony A1

Technological tour de force..

Sony A1 Setup and Configuration

Menus, buttons, customization..

Sony A1 Eye AF

Eye autofocus with humans, animals, birds..

Sony Alpha A7R IV

4th Generation standard-setting camera..

Sony Alpha A7R III

Attention to details: a solid upgrade over the A7R II..

Sony Alpha A7R II

Attention to details: a big upgrade over the A7R..

Sony FE 24mm f/2.8 G

High performance, high speed..

Sony FE 35mm f/1.4 GM

High performance mild wide-angle..

Sony FE 40mm f/2.5 G

High performance, high speed..

Sony FE 50mm f/1.2 GM

High performance, high speed..

Sony FE 50mm f/2.5 G

High performance, high speed..

Sony FE 85mm f/1.4 GM

Top-grade medium telephoto..

Sony FE 135mm f/1.4 GM

Top-grade telephoto..

Sony FE 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 GM OSS

Hand-holdable super telephoto zoom..

Sony FE 200-600mm f/5.6-6.3 G OSS

Hand-holdable super telephoto zoom..

Sony FE 600mm f/4 GM OSS

Hand-holdable super telephoto zoom..

Sony DSC-RX10 III

Stunningly high image quality in a 20MP point and wide range zoom..


Blog posts, reverse chronological

2021

2021-03-24 Sony A1 Animal Eye AF with the Sony FE 600mm f/4 GM OSS, Supermodel Tigger Closeups

2021-03-24 Sony A1 Animal Eye AF with the Sony FE 200-600mm f/4.5-6.3 G OSS, Tigger and a Safely-Away Western Bluebird

2021-03-23 Sony A1 Animal Eye AF with the Sony FE 600mm f/4 GM OSS

2021-03-22 Sony A1 Animal Eye AF: Tigger Gets His Dinner Delicacy, and Declines to Share

2021-03-21 Sony A1 Bird Eye AF: Great Blue Heron and Sony FE 600mm f/4 GM OSS

2021-03-20 Sony A1 Animal Eye AF with the Sony FE 100mm f/2.8 STF OSS

2021-03-19 Sony A1 Human Eye AF for Tight Head Shots, Sony FE 135mm f/1.8 GM

2021-03-19 Sony A1 Animal Eye AF: Figuring Out the Best Settings Makes an Impressive Leap in Hit Rate

2021-03-18 Sony A1 Bird Eye AF: Turkey and Chicken (sorry, no turducken)

2021-03-17 Sony A1 Human Eye AF with/without Eyeglasses, Wide-Open and Stopped-Down

2021-03-17 Sony A1 Eye AF (Human) On Tripod, Static Target (Dolls)

2021-03-17 Sony A1 Animal Eye AF: Tigger on the Prowl, Spring Green (UPDATED with reader comments)

2021-03-15 Sony A1 Image Quality Looks Terrific, Mostly

2021-03-15 Self Timer with Delayed-Initiation of Eye AF?

2021-03-13 Looking for Reader Suggestions: Best Ways to Acquire and Track Human and Animal Eyes

2021-02-02 Reader Comment: Sony A1 Eye AF “Sharp Eyelashes”

2021-01-28 Sony A1 Reader Comments: Eye AF?

2021-01-26 Sony A1 Initial Impressions

2020

2020-09-02 Reader Comment: Transition to Mirrorless (UPDATED)

2019

2019-05-24 Nikon Z7 Eye AF: Does it Focus on Eye or Eyelashes?

2019-05-21 Leica 90mm f/2 APO-Summicron-SL ASPH Examples: Portraits using Panasonic S1R Eye AF

2019-05-20 Panasonic S1R Eye AF: Hit and Miss at Its Best

2019-05-18 Has Sony Broken Eye AF with the Latest Firmware Update?

2019-05-16 Nikon Z7 Firmware Update Brings Eye AF

2019-05-15 Panasonic Lumix S PRO 50mm f/1.4 Portrait Examples (Panasonic S1R)

2019-05-15 Leica 50mm f/1.4 Summilux-SL ASPH Portrait Examples (Panasonic S1R)

2019-05-04 Leica 50mm f/1.4 Summilux-SL ASPH Examples with Panasonic S1R Eye AF: Portraits

2019-05-04 Leica 50mm f/1.4 Summilux-SL ASPH Examples with Panasonic S1R Eye AF: Boots the Cat

2019-04-29 Panasonic Eye AF Looks Like 'FAIL'

2019-01-07 Nikon Promises Eye AF in Firmware Update

2018

2018-10-03 Reader Comments: Nikon Z7 Focusing and IBIS vs Sony Mirrorless

2018-08-25 Reader Comment: Nikon Z7 Features/Controls

2018-08-24 Comments on Nikon Z7 Features

2018-08-14 Reader Question: Move to Sony A7R III from Canon 5D Mark IV?

2018-08-12 Reader Comment: Sony System for Nikon User?

2018-07-11 Reader Comment: Sony Mirrorless Focusing in Low Light

2018-07-06 Sigma 105mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art for Portraits (UPDATED with examples now published)

2018-01-15 Reader Comment: Sony System for Nikon User?

2017

2017-08-23 Nikon Announces the D850, Commentary + Reader Comments

2016

2016-05-10 Reader Question: Eye AF with Sony RX10 III

2016-05-07 Sony 85mm f/1.4 GM Examples: Portraits With Commentary

2016-05-01 EVF Mirrorless vs DLSR

2016-04-22 Sony 85mm f/1.4 GM: Ergonomics

2016-04-18 Sony A7R II: Configuring Autofocus + Eye AF

2015

2015-06-10 Announced: Sony RX10 Mark II, Sony RX100 Mark IV

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