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Sony Alpha A9

Blackout-free 20 fps speed demon..

Sony Alpha A7S II

High performance full frame 12-megapixel sensor..

Sony Alpha A7R II

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

Sony Alpha A7R III

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

Sony Alpha A7R II Kolarivision for Leica M

A7R II modified sensor cover glass for Leica M lens performance..

Sony Alpha A7R

Full frame compact mirrorless with interchangeable lenses..

Sony Alpha A7S

Full frame compact 12-megapixel high-sensitivity sensor with 4K video..

Sony Alpha A7 II

Sensor stabilized 24MP full-frame..

Menus and Button Setup

How to configure the camera for serious shooting..

Sony Cybershot RX1R II

Diminutive full-frame camera with 35mm f/2 fixed lens..

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX1 / RX1R

Full frame camera in an ultra-compact body with or without anti-aliasing filter..

  1. Sony RX1 and RX1R Introduction
  2. Images of the RX1
  3. Relative Sensor Size
  4. Accessories
  5. Sony Electronic viewfinder FDA-EVM1K EVF
  6. Hand Grip and Tripod Mounting
  7. Leaf Shutter Speed Limits
  8. Manual Focus Problematic Behavior
  9. Focus Creep (RX1R)
  10. Long Exposure Limited to 30 Seconds
  11. File Sizes and Bit Depth
  12. Getting Sharp Images Handheld
  13. Lens Diaphragm / Aperture Symmetry
  14. Focus Accuracy / Backfocus
  15. Portraits and Focus Accuracy (RX1)
  16. Distortion, Correcting Distortion (RX1)
  17. Optical Distortion (RX1R)
  18. Bokeh in General, Overall Lens Rendering Style (RX1R)
  19. Color Shading / Vignetting (RX1)
  20. Examples, Initial Probation (RX1)
  21. Aperture Series, Close Range (RX1, Dolls)
  22. Aperture Series (RX1, Pumpkins)
  23. Aperture Series (Sony RX1, Mountain Bike)
  24. Aperture Series (RX1, Tile Mosaic)
  25. Aperture Series: Sunset Bristlecone (RX1R)
  26. Aperture Series: Bristlecone in Blue Dusk (RX1R)
  27. Aperture Series: Plastic Tubing, Wire Mesh, Sheet Metal (RX1R)
  28. Lens Rendering: Propane Tank (RX1R)
  29. Lens Rendering: Cabin Table (RX1R)
  30. Lens Rendering: Canned Foods + Bottled Water (RX1R)
  31. Lens Rendering: Storm Light on Cayenne (RX1R)
  32. Lens Rendering: Relief at 12,300 Feet (RX1R)
  33. Lens Rendering: The Moots Ride to Barcroft (RX1R)
  34. Lens Rendering: Yellow Seedheads by Grassy Creek (RX1R)
  35. Lens Rendering: The Way Across (RX1R)
  36. Lens Rendering: Bush with White Branches (RX1R)
  37. Lens Rendering: Bristlecone Graveyard at Sunset (RX1R)
  38. Lens Rendering: The Rock Can Wait for the Roots to Rot (RX1R)
  39. Lens Rendering: Brick Building at the Summit (RX1R)
  40. Examples: Pine Creek (RX1R)
  41. ETTR (RX1, Dolls)
  42. Extreme Dynamic Range: Rainstorm Sunset at ISO 400 (RX1R)
  43. Conclusions

Sony DSC-RX100

Stunningly high image quality in a 20MP point and shoot tiny camera..

Sony DSC-RX10 III

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

Comparisons across format.

Can smaller sensor cameras compete with larger ones on any basis?.

Leica M Typ 240 Compared To Full Frame Cameras

Relative sharpness and performance across cameras..

Ray angle and Color Shading With M Lenses

Off-center color casts, off-center sharpness..

Leica 18mm f/3.8 Super-Elmar-M ASPH

Leica’s widest prime lens..

Leica 21mm f/3.4 Super-Elmar-M ASPH

Leica’s best-performing 21mm..

Leica 28mm f/2 Summicron-M ASPH (pre-2016)

Leica’s widest lens utilizing built-in frame lines..

Leica 28mm f/2.8 Elmarit-M ASPH (pre-2016)

Leica’s smallest and lightest M lens with superlative performance..

Leica 35mm f/1.4 Summilux-M ASPH (2010 FLE)

Leica’s superlative and most natural lens for the M..

Leica M 50mm Lenses

Six models to choose from..

Leica 75mm f/2 APO-Summicron-M ASPH

Leica’s medium tele for Leica M..

Leica 90mm f/2 APO-Summicron-R ASPH

Compact lens for portraiture or similar..

Zeiss ZM 35mm f/2 Biogon

All around razor sharp performer..


Blog posts, reverse chronological

2018

2018-11-07 Reader Comments: Mirrorless System Choice (Nikon Mirrorless, Canon Mirrorless, Sony Mirrorless, Medium Format)

2018-11-03 SHOOTOUT: Nikon Z7 + Nikon NIKKOR Z 35mm f/1.8 S vs Sony A7R III + Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 (Lower Lundy Beaver Pond)

2018-10-29 Reader Comment: Sony A7R III + Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 vs Nikon Z7 + Nikon NIKKOR Z 35mm f/1.8 S

2018-10-27 Zeiss DSLR Lenses on Mirrorless Cameras

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

2018-09-24 Reader Comment: Sony Mirrorless for Sports, Sony FE 400mm f/2.8 GM OSS

2018-09-13 Sigma DG HSM Art Lenses for Sony Mirrorless: Ergonomic and Other Concerns

2018-09-06 Implications of Flange Focal Distance for Adapting Sony Mirrorless Lenses for the Canon Mirrorless RF-Mount and Nikon Mirrorless Z-Mount

2018-09-01 Sigma DG HSM Art Lenses on Sony Mirrorless, and Implications for Nikon Z7 + Nikon FTZ lens Adapter

2018-08-30 Question for Readers: Microphone for Videos with Sony A7R III?

2018-08-15 Back in 2001 the Nikon D1X Went to Mt Whitney; Here in 2018 the Hasselblad X1D Gets Its Shot

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

2018-08-13 Sony A7R III: the Noise Behavior that Has Been Troublesome to Me — Updated, PhaseOne CaptureOne PRO (Repost)

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

2018-07-30 Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 Biogon Aperture Series: Red Blueberry Scrub View To Mt Conness (Sony A7R II)

2018-07-20 White Balance and Tint in Adobe Camera Raw for Sigma 70mm f/2.8 DG Macro Art on Sony A7R III in Mid-Day Sun

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

2018-06-22 Sigma DG HSM Art Lenses Now Available for Sony Mirrorless

2018-05-21 Venus Optics Laowa 105mm f/2 STF Aperture Series: Storm Clouds Over Kolob Canyons Peaks (Sony A7R III)

2018-03-15 Reader Question for Sony A7R III: Zeiss Loxia 25mm f/2.4 or Zeiss Milvus 25mm f/1.4 Adapted?

2018-03-15 Zeiss Loxia 25mm f/2.4 Aperture Series: Train Boxcar Just After Sunset (Sony A7R III)

2018-02-14 Lenses Coming for Review for Sony Mirrorless

2018-02-07 Shootout: Sony FE 24-105mm f/4 G OSS vs Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 (Sony A7R III)

2018-02-02 Bought My Own Sony A7R III

2018-02-02 Sony A7R III Pixel Shift: Is it Viable Outdoors Even in Almost-Still Conditions?

2018-01-28 Sony A7R III Pixel Shift: Examples of Checkerboarding Defects and a Puzzling (and Disturbing) Finding About Pixel Shift

2018-01-28 Sony A7R III Pixel Shift: How Distortion Correction Affects Micro Contrast and Sharpness with Sony 24-105/4G OSS @ 105mm

2018-01-28 Sony A7R III Pixel Shift: How Distortion Correction Affects Micro Contrast and Sharpness with Sony 24-105/4G OSS @ 24mm

2018-01-27 Shootout: Sony FE 24-105mm f/4 G OSS vs Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2, on Sony A7R III

2018-01-24 Shootout: Sony FE 24-105mm f/4 G OSS vs Zeiss Loxia 85mm f/2.4, on Sony A7R III with Pixel Shift

2018-01-24 Sony A7R III: Pixel Shift vs Single Frame on Finely Detailed Subject

2018-01-23 LibRaw (RawDigger/FastRawViewer) Releases Beta of “SonyPixelShift2DNG”: Makes DNG file from 4 Pixel Shift Files FAST for Direct Use in ACR/Lightroom

2018-01-22 The Tool I’ve Been Waiting for to Process Sony Pixel Shift Files: FastRawViewer/RawDigger Developers Release Beta of 'SonyPixelShift2DNG'

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

2017

2017-12-28 Sony A7R III: the Noise Behavior that Has Been Troublesome to Me — Updated, PhaseOne CaptureOne PRO (UPDATED)

2017-12-27 Reader Comment: Sony Flash System

2017-12-26 Fujifilm GFX: Is It Better than 35mm Cameras? (Sunrise, Lundy Canyon Waterfall)

2017-12-26 Sony A7R III: the Noise Behavior that Has Been Troublesome to Me

2017-12-23 RawDigger and FastRawViewer Support Sony A7R III 'ARQ' Pixel Shift Files, 25% Off Both Programs

2017-12-22 Sony A7R III: Compressed Raw Gapping

2017-12-19 Sony A7R III: Settings, Programming Buttons

2017-12-19 Sony A7R III: Updating the Firmware on macOS High Sierra

2017-12-18 Reader Comments: Sony A7R III, Nikon D850, EVF, Focusing, Landscape

2017-12-16 Reader Comments: Sony A7R III

2017-12-16 Sony A7R III Pixel Shift with Sony Imaging Edge vs Single-Frame Adobe Camera Raw

2017-12-15 Sony A7R III, Pixel Shift, and Sony’s Imaging Edge/Viewer Software

2017-12-15 Sony A7R III: First Look with/without Pixel Shift with Sony Imaging Edge vs Adobe Camera Raw

2017-12-13 Why I’m a Bit Delayed on Sony A7R III Coverage

2017-12-08 First Impressions Operating the Sony A7R III

2017-12-07 Adobe Camera Raw Support for Sony A7R III

2017-12-05 Adobe Support for A7R III Raw Files (even without pixel shift).

2017-12-05 Sony A7R III: Extra Batteries Not so Fast to Get, Have to Go Ground Shipping

2017-12-04 Sony A7R III: UPS Has Found the Package, Due Tomorrow Dec 5

2017-12-03 Sony A7R III: B&H has Shipped, but UPS Seems to Have Lost Mine and Many Others

2017-12-03 Will Adobe have Pixel Shift Support for the Sony A7R III? Plus Sony’s Image Edge Viewer Installer

2017-11-29 Soon to Photograph Snow, Assuming Sony A7R III Arrives on Time

2017-11-23 Crazy Good Discounts on Apple MacBook Pro, Sony A7S II and A9, Drones, Phones

2017-11-23 Thoughts on Field Shooting the Nikon D850, even though Nikon Degraded D850 Operability vs D810 + Nikon D850 vs Sony Mirrorless Usability

2017-11-23 Zeiss Lenses for Sony Mirrorless— My Top Picks for Field Usage

2017-11-11 Which is Better, Food or Water? (or wine) — Sony Alpha A7R III Pixel Shift vs Nikon D850 'Focus shift shooting'

2017-11-09 Things Coming Soon

2017-10-28 Sony Alpha A7R III: Pixel Shift Facts

2017-10-25 Sony Announces Sony Alpha A7R III

2017-10-20 Fujifilm GFX: My Thoughts vs 35mm Format, Particularly the Nikon D850 and Sony A7R II

2017-10-03 Sony A7R II: Sony Cannot Reproduce Issues with my Unusable A7R II

2017-09-16 Sony A7R II Repaired via Sony Pro Services, Well, Mostly, Still Unusable

2017-09-15 Sony A7R II Repaired via Sony Pro Services

2017-09-08 Sony A7R II Repaired via Sony Pro Services

2017-09-01 Sony A7R II Out for Minor Repairs

2017-08-12 Deep Discounts on 2015/2016 Macs at B&H Photo + Sony Mirrorless Deals

2017-07-25 Format Shootout: Fujifilm GFX-50S + Fujifilm GF 23mm f/4 vs Sony A7R II + Sony FE 12-24mm f/4

2017-07-25 Shootout: Sony 12-24mm f/4G vs Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 (Blue Water Flows Over Dark Rocks, Sony A7R II)

2017-07-24 Format Shootout: Fujifilm GFX + 23mm f/4 vs Sony A7R II + 12-24mm f/4

2017-07-24 Shootout: Sony 12-24mm f/4G vs Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 (Pescadero Creek, Sony A7R II)

2017-07-24 Sony 12-24mm f/4G Aperture Series @ 12mm: Pescadero Creek, Upstream (Sony A7R II)

2017-07-23 Shootout: Sony 12-24mm f/4G vs Zeiss Loxia 21mm f/2.8 (Pescadero Creek, Sony A7R II)

2017-07-23 Sony 12-24mm f/4G Aperture Series @ 13mm: Pescadero Creek Side Pool (Sony A7R II)

2017-07-22 Reader Comment: Sony A9 with Sigma MC11 Adapter + Canon EF Lenses

2017-07-21 Sony A7R II Tripod Use: IBIS Damages Image Sharpness as it Always Has

2017-06-07 Sony Firmware Updates for A7R II and Other Models

2017-06-04 Sony A9: Two Examples of Pattern/Banding Noise at ISO 100 (Pine Creek Skyline, Mt Tom) + Reader Comments

2017-05-25 First Shots with the Sony A9

2017-05-25 Sony A9 First Impressions

2017-05-25 Sony A9: Pattern/Banding Noise at ISO 100 (plus reader comments)

2017-05-24 Sony A9 Arriving

2017-05-01 $100 off Sigma MC-11 Lens Adapter for Canon EF to Sony Mirrorless

2017-04-19 Sony’s New α9 Camera Appears to Target the High-End Sport Shooter Market

2017-04-15 Reader Question: Zeiss Batis 135mm f/2.8 for Sony Mirrorless

2017-02-25 Button Enhancement for Sony Mirrorless Cameras

2017-01-06 Reader Comment: Sony Shutter Warning an “absurd behavior for a camera that bills itself as a professional camera”

2017-01-03 Reviewed: Mitakon Zhongyi Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95 for Sony Mirrorless

2016

2016-12-10 Reader Question: Sigma sd Quattro H vs Sony A7R II

2016-11-23 Zeiss Loxia 85mm f/2.4 Aperture Series: Aspen Closeup (Sony A7R II)

2016-11-23 Zeiss Loxia 85mm f/2.4: Examples in Lundy Canyon, Tenaya Lake Area

2016-11-22 Zeiss Loxia 85mm f/2.4 Aperture Series: Icy Breached Beaver Dam (Sony A7R II)

2016-11-20 Frosty Shooting

2016-11-19 Shootout: Zeiss Loxia 85mm f/2.4 vs Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8: Lundy Beaver Ponds (Sony A7R II)

2016-11-17 Zeiss Loxia 85mm f/2.4 Aperture Series: Clearing Storm, Lundy Canyon (Sony A7R II)

2016-10-15 Reader Question: Focusing with Sony Mirrorless

2016-09-25 Reviewed: Lensbaby Velvet 56mm f/1.6 (on Sony A7R II)

2016-09-25 Voigtlander Heliar-Hyper Wide 10mm f/5.6 Aspherical: Aperture Series 'Snow Road' (Sony A7R II)

2016-09-25 Voigtlander Heliar-Hyper Wide 10mm f/5.6 Aspherical: Aperture Series 'Snow Road' (Sony A7R II)

2016-09-25 Voigtlander Heliar-Hyper Wide 10mm f/5.6 Aspherical: Aperture Series 'Snow Road' (Sony A7R II)

2016-09-15 Zeiss Announces Loxia 85mm f/2.4 for Sony Mirrorless

2016-09-12 Zeiss Loxia 50mm f/2 Planar Examples: Eastern Sierra Variety (Sony A7R II)

2016-09-11 SHOOTOUT: Sony FE 50mm f/1.4 ZA vs Zeiss Loxia 50mm f/2: Upper Lee Vining Creek Meadow (Sony A7R II)

2016-09-11 Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 Biogon Examples: The Way Down Dana Glacier Canyon, Last Light (Sony A7R II)

2016-09-11 Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 Biogon: Examples in Eastern Sierra (Sony A7R II)

2016-09-10 Sony 50mm f/1.4 ZA: Examples in Eastern Sierra

2016-09-10 Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 Biogon Aperture Series: Red Blueberry Scrub View To Mt Conness (Sony A7R II)

2016-09-09 Sony 50mm f/1.4 ZA: Examples in Hall Natural Area at Dusk

2016-09-07 Color Gamut Example: Glacial Blue Lake

2016-09-07 Dead and Dying

2016-09-07 iPhone 7 Sports Retina HD Screen with DCI-P3 Color Gamut and “Wide” Color Capture

2016-09-06 SHOOTOUT: Sony FE 50mm f/1.4 ZA vs Zeiss Loxia 50mm f/2: Spuller Lake View to Mt Conness (Sony A7R II)

2016-09-05 Sony A7R II + Zeiss Loxia 50mm f/2 Planar Aperture Series: Sunstar through Green Aspen

2016-09-04 Sony A7R II + Sony 85mm f/1.4 GM Aperture Series: Aspen at Edge of Beaver Pond Meadow, First Kiss of Sunlight

2016-09-04 Sony A7R II + Sony 85mm f/1.4 GM Aperture Series: Standing Dead Tree In Old Beaver Pond

2016-09-03 Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8: Examples in Hall Natural Area (Sony A7R II)

2016-09-02 Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8: Examples at Close Range

2016-08-29 Close Range with the Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8

2016-08-27 Close Range with a Wide Angle Lens

2016-08-25 Sony 50mm f/1.4 ZA: Gorgeous Rendering

2016-08-25 Sony A7R II IBIS (In Body Image Stabilization) Destroys Sharpness on a Tripod

2016-08-23 Nikon D810 Rear LCD with Zacuto Loupe vs Sony-style EVF

2016-08-09 Shootout: Sony Planar T* 50mm f/1.4 ZA vs Rokinon FE 50mm /1.4 (Dolls, Sony A7R II)

2016-08-08 Rokinon FE 50/1.4 for Sony Mirrorless

2016-07-17 Problem Solver: Eyeshade for Sony A7 Series Cameras

2016-07-11 NEW Sony Planar T* FE 50mm f/1.4 ZA for Sony Mirrorless

2016-05-31 The Future of Image Quality is Fixed-Lens Cameras

2016-05-19 Cambo Actus Mini View Camera for Sony Mirrorless (or Fujifilm/Olympus/Nikon/Canon)

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

2016-05-10 Sony Has Inexpensive FE 50/1.4, but Zeiss Milvus Works on Nikon or Sony

2016-05-05 Canon EOS 1DX Mark II Maximum Buffer

2016-05-05 Sony RX10 III: About 10 to 12 bit Gradation, Perhaps 11-Bit Range: 10-Bit in General

2016-05-05 Sony RX100 4 Years Later: Image Quality and Fill Flash Still Impress

2016-05-04 REVIEWED: Sony RX10 III

2016-05-04 Sony RX10 III Handheld examples

2016-04-27 Poking the Hornet’s Nest... Sony vs Fujifilm: Which is the Better Deal?

2016-04-24 Rumors of High Megapixels True or Not, Oversampling for Image Quality Makes Sense: 109 Megapixel Tulips via Sony RX100

2016-04-24 Sony A7R II + Sony 85mm f/1.4 GM Aperture Series: Running Creek

2016-04-24 Sony A7R II + Sony 85mm f/1.4 GM Autofocus at Moderate Outdoor Distance

2016-04-20 Optical Distortion: Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 and Voigtlander 15mm f/4.5 for Sony Mirrorless

2016-04-19 Sony A7R II + Sony G Master Lenses: Major Focusing Bug?

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

2016-04-17 Sony G Master 85mm f/1.4 Focus Accuracy on Sony A7R II with Firmware 3.1

2016-04-15 Shootout at Close Range: Sony G Master 85mm f/1.4 vs Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sonnar (Dolls, Sony A7R II) UPDATED

2016-02-19 Reader Comment: Sony A7R II in Extreme Cold

2016-02-10 Reader Question: Which Camera System?

2016-02-07 Sony A6300: Oversampling for 4K Video Quality

2016-02-04 Sony’s Take on the Camera Market

2016-02-03 Sony A6300, and the Fujifilm X-Pro2

2016-01-31 Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Examples: Lundy Canyon, Before the Snow (Sony A7R II)

2016-01-31 Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Examples: Rain to Snow in Lundy Canyon, early November (Sony A7R II)

2016-01-29 Examples: Venus Optics Laowa 15mm f/4 Macro on Sony A7R II

2016-01-23 Zeiss Milvus 85mm f/1.4 on Sony A7R II Aperture Series: Burghers of Calais

2016-01-23 Zeiss Milvus 85mm f/1.4 on Sony A7R II Aperture Series: Tower at Night

2016-01-22 Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 on Sony A7S II Aperture Series: Blue Dusk Settles on Snowy Lundy Canyon

2016-01-01 Sony RX1R II Distortion

2015

2015-12-23 Sony RX1R II: Is it Worth Upgrading from RX1/RX1R?

2015-12-22 Sony RX1R II Aperture Series f/2 - f/11: Wet Rocks, Upstream

2015-12-21 Sony RX1R II: Evaluating Flare

2015-12-20 Sony RX1R II Aperture Series f/2 - f/11: Pescadero Creek Grasses and Polished Rocks, Upstream

2015-12-17 Sony RX1R II Aperture Series f/2 - f/16: Frosted Pomegranate Closeup

2015-12-16 Sony RX1R II Aperture Series f/2 - f/22: Pomegranate on Frosted Table

2015-12-15 Sony RX1R II: Aperture Series from f/2 through f/13 (Frosted Wood Closeup)

2015-12-13 Sony RX1R II: Aperture Series from f/2 through f/8 (Creek Through Boulders, View From Above)

2015-12-13 Sony RX1R II: Ergonomics and EVF

2015-12-11 Sony RX1R II: Noise from ISO 100 - ISO 102K (Pescadero Creek, Downstream)

2015-12-10 Deals: Nikon, Canon Sony A7R II

2015-12-10 Sony RX1R II Shoot

2015-12-09 Sony RX1R II Autofocus: Ruined the Shoot

2015-12-06 Examples: Rokinon FE 12mm f/2.8 Fisheye on Sony A7R II

2015-12-01 Sony RX1R II Arrived

2015-11-30 Rokinon FE 12mm f/2.8 Fisheye on Sony A7R II

2015-11-29 Back Home... On Shooting in Difficult Conditions

2015-11-24 Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Distagon Examples: Post-Snowstorm Climb (Sony A7R II)

2015-11-21 Most Cameras Will Not Fill Coming 8K Displays

2015-11-18 Lexar SDXC for Sony 30P/100M 4K Video

2015-11-10 Sony A7S II + Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Distagon Aperture Series: Beaver Pond View Through Dual Aspen to Snow on High Peaks

2015-11-10 Sony A7S II + Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Distagon Aperture Series: Snowy Beaver Pond in Brilliant November Sunshine

2015-11-09 Camera Histogram Bug with ARW Raw Files on Sony A7S II and A7R II

2015-11-09 Sony A7S II: Real-World ISO 100 to ISO 410000 with and without Chroma Noise Reduction (Campfire)

2015-11-07 Accurate Color from a Lab and Printing on Canvas

2015-11-06 Sony A7S II and Lexar SDXC

2015-11-06 Sony RX1R II Now Available for Pre-Order

2015-11-06 ZeissImages.com Photo Contest

2015-11-02 Sunrise Brings an Alaskan Cold Front

2015-11-01 Stalwart: Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Distagon (morning at Lundy Lake)

2015-10-27 Kolarivision-Modified Sony A7R II vs Leica M240: What are the Real Gains?

2015-10-27 Zeiss Loxia 21mm f/2.8 Distagon Aperture Series: Bristlecone Sculpture on Slate Outcrop, Late Dusk (Sony A7R II)

2015-10-26 Reviewed: Kolarivision-Modified Sony A7R II with Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Distagon

2015-10-25 Reviewed: Kolarivision-Modified Sony A7R II with Leica 18mm f/3.8 Super-Elmar-M ASPH

2015-10-24 Reviewed: Kolarivision-Modified Sony A7R II with Leica 28mm f/1.4 Summilux-M ASPH

2015-10-24 Reviewed: Kolarivision-Modified Sony A7R II with Leica 50mm f/2 APO-Summicron-M ASPH

2015-10-23 Sony A7S II In Hand

2015-10-22 Understanding the Sony A7R II Uncompressed ARW Raw Format

2015-10-19 Sony A7R II: Uncompressed Raw

2015-10-12 Zeiss Announces Loxia 21mm f/2.8 Distagon for Sony Mirrorless

2015-10-09 Gone Fishing (and photographing) + card for Sony A7R II 4K Video Recording

2015-10-07 Reader Comment: Big DSLR Price Cuts, Why?

2015-10-07 Zeiss Milvus 50mm f/1.4 Distagon Aperture Series: Four Aspen at Dusk (Sony A7R II)

2015-10-04 Extreme Backlighting with Sony A7R II

2015-10-04 Shooting Zeiss ZF.2 Lenses on the Sony A7R II

2015-10-04 Sony A7R II: Dust Reduction Not Effective

2015-10-04 Sony A7R II: Field Usage

2015-09-22 Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sonnar Aperture Series: Golden Reflection (Sony A7R II)

2015-09-21 Reader Question: Nikon or Sony?

2015-09-18 HCam Master TS V2 tilt/shift adapter for Canon 11-24mm f/4L

2015-09-18 Hartblei 40mm, 80mm, 120mm SuperRotators

2015-09-15 Reader Comment: Travel Cameras, Small Kit

2015-09-15 Reader Comment: Weather Sealing on Zeiss Milvus vs Zeiss Otus

2015-09-15 Sony A7R II: Other Areas That Need Attention via Firmware Update

2015-09-15 Sony Announces an Uncompressed File Format for A7R II and Future Cameras

2015-09-06 Leica M Monochrom: $2000 off, vs the better and Cheaper Alternatives

2015-09-05 “Window between Sony and Nikon D820”

2015-09-03 Kolarivision Sony A7R II with Leica M Lenses: Coming Soon

2015-08-30 Reader Question: Sony A7R II with Zeiss 135mm f/2 APO-Sonnar

2015-08-30 Sony A7R II: Night Shooting (Coastal Optics 60mm f/4 UV-VIS-IR APO Macro)

2015-08-30 Sony A7R II: the EVF (and why Canon and Nikon suck and are clueless about what is useful)

2015-08-29 Coastal Optics 60mm f/4 UV-VIS-IR APO Macro Aperture Series (Sony A7R II)

2015-08-29 Studying Old Lenses on the Sony A7R II: Voigtlander 90mm f/3.5 APO-Lanthar and Voigtlander 180mm f/4 APO-Lanthar

2015-08-26 Sony A7R II: RawDigger Special Display Modes Show How the File is Encoded

2015-08-26 Sunset: Blue, Gold, Green

2015-08-24 Two Sony 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSS Aperture Series: Yellow Flowers + Tiny Leaf on Wet Rocks (Sony A7R II)

2015-08-23 Sony FE 16-35mm f/4 ZA OSS Vario-Tessar Aperture Series: Dana Lake, Wide View (Sony A7R II)

2015-08-23 Sony FE 35mm f/1.4 Distagon OSS ZA Aperture Series: Triangle-Shaped erratic on Dana Lake Moraine (Sony A7R II)

2015-08-23 Sony In-Body-Image-Stabilization (IBIS) aka SteadyShot: Is There a Downside?

2015-08-23 Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Distagon Aperture Series: Yellow Flowers by Waterfall (Sony A7R II)

2015-08-23 Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sonnar Aperture Series: Yellow Flowers by Waterfall (Sony A7R II)

2015-08-22 Sony A7R II: Conclusions

2015-08-22 Sony A7R II: Evaluating SteadyShot (IBIS) Handheld at 1/20 Second at 25mm

2015-08-22 Sony A7R II: Examples with Zeiss Batis: Dana Lake, Dana Glacier Climb

2015-08-22 Sony A7R II: Focus Accuracy Better than Any DSLR I’ve Ever Used

2015-08-21 Sony A7R II, Sony Lenses: Reader Comments

2015-08-21 Sony A7R II: General Commentary

2015-08-21 Sony A7R II: Where is Pixel Shift?

2015-08-20 Sony A7R II: Examples with Zeiss Batis: Dana Lake, Dana Glacier Climb

2015-08-19 Sony A7R II: Posterization with a Near Optimal Exposure in Daylight (Portrait at Dana Lake)

2015-08-18 Sony A7R II: Raw Format and 12-Bit Modes

2015-08-17 Sony A7R II: Battery Life in the Field

2015-08-17 Sony A7R II: Long Exposure Examples at ISO 100, Including Raw Conversion and RawDigger Exposure Info

2015-08-17 Sony A7R II: Long Exposure Noise Reduction on/off at ISO 100 @ 30 sec + Chroma Noise Reduction (Egg-Shaped Boulder)

2015-08-17 Sony A7R II: Usage Notes from Field Use

2015-08-11 Sony A7R II: Time for Field Shooting

2015-08-11 Sony has a Pro Service Program

2015-08-10 Reader Inquiry: Sony A7R II vs Sony A7s High ISO Noise

2015-08-10 Sony A7R II vs Nikon D810 DSLR System Considerations: Battery Life, Weight, Service and Support

2015-08-10 Sony A7R II: Assessing Long Exposure Noise Reduction at ISO ~50/100/200

2015-08-09 Sony 90mm f/2.8: Bad Sample (NOW WITH EXAMPLES)

2015-08-09 Sony A7R II: White Balance and Tint in Adobe Camera Raw

2015-08-08 Sony A7R II with Leica M Lenses

2015-08-08 Sony A7R II: Assessing Dynamic Range on a Scene that Exceeds the Camera’s Ability

2015-08-08 Sony A7R II: Assessing IBIS at 280mm: Is Handheld Shooting at 42 Megapixels at 1/125 Second Viable?

2015-08-08 Sony A7R II: Key Settings and Suggested Programming for Buttons and Menus

2015-08-08 The Obligatory Cat Picture (A7R II)

2015-08-07 Reader Experience and Concerns: Sony Service and Reliability

2015-08-07 Really Right Stuff L-bracket for Sony A7 II and Sony A7R II

2015-08-07 Sony A7R II: Assessing Shutter Vibration with the Electronic First Curtain Shutter (EFC Shutter) at 280mm

2015-08-07 Sony A7R II: Raw Files Are Still 'Cooked'

2015-08-06 Sony A7R II Arrives, Review Started

2015-08-06 Sony A7R II: 5X Live View Magnification in EVF is Fugly, with Pixellation, Jagged Edges, and Obvious Subsampling degradation

2015-08-06 Sony A7R II: Field Charging the In-Camera Battery

2015-08-06 Sony A7R II: First Look with the Sony 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSS

2015-08-06 Sony A7R II: In-Depth ISO series in Color and Grayscale, with RGB images, R/G/B and Grayscale Channels

2015-08-05 Sony A7R II Ships Today

2015-08-05 Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 Biogon and 50mm f/2 Planar for Sony Mirrorless now in stock

2015-08-04 Readers Write on the Sony A7R II: is there a quality issue with the EVF?

2015-08-02 Sony A7R II: Coming Soon

2015-07-21 Sony A7R II: Poor Battery Life? And Can it Charge via USB?

2015-07-09 Reader Experience and Concerns: Sony Service and Reliability

2015-07-07 Sony A7R II: Is it the Death Knell for Leica M?

2015-07-06 Sony A7R II with Otus and other Lenses

2015-07-06 Sony A7R II: Where is Pixel Shift?

2015-06-16 Sony Working on Uncompressed File Format?

2015-06-15 Reader Comment: Portraits and Sharpness and Skin Tones with Sony A7, A7R, A7R II

2015-06-14 Sony FE 28mm f/2 Aperture Series: Drainage Above Saddlebag Lake (Sony A7R)

2015-06-14 Two Sony FE 28mm f/2 Aperture Series: 'Waterfall View of Mt Conness Sub-Peak' and 'Snowstorm Rolls in Over Saddlebag Lake' (Sony A7R)

2015-06-13 Sony FE 28mm f/2 Aperture Series: Gnarled Stump in Snowstorm, Hoover Wilderness (Sony A7R)

2015-06-12 Evaluated: “Sony, Fix These Things and Win” aka How Does the Sony A7R II Stack Up?

2015-06-10 Announced: Sony A7R II with 42-Megapixel sensor, In-Body-Image-Stabilization, 4K Video

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

2015-05-27 Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sonnar Lens Rendering Series: Grass Clump in Mid Stream + Dark Rocks (Sony A7R)

2015-05-26 Sony FE 28mm f/2 Aperture Series: Knobby Boulder in Creek (Sony A7R)

2015-05-26 Sony FE 28mm f/2: Strong Distortion and How Correcting it Damages Sharpness

2015-05-25 Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Distagon Aperture Series: Creek Overview (Sony A7R)

2015-05-25 Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sonnar Aperture Series: Sapling Above Creek (Sony A7R)

2015-05-25 Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sonnar Aperture Series: Sculptured Elegance (Sony A7R)

2015-05-24 Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Distagon Aperture Series: Through the Boulders (Sony A7R)

2015-05-24 Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sonnar Caution: Sony SteadyShot Destroys Sharpness on a Tripod

2015-05-24 Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sonnar Rocks

2015-05-23 Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Distagon and Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sonnar: First Look, Portraits

2015-05-22 Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Distagon and Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sonnar: Here we Go

2015-05-19 Sony FE 28mm f/2: Assessing Focus Shift and Color Correction and Sharpness at Close Range (Dolls, Sony A7R)

2015-05-18 Reader Experience and Concerns: Sony Service and Reliability

2015-04-29 Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Distagon: MTF Series from f/2 - f/16 + Distortion

2015-04-29 Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sonnar: MTF Series from f/1.8 - f/16 + Distortion

2015-04-22 Zeiss Announces 'Batis' line: Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Distagon and Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sonnar

2015-04-19 Zeiss Loxia 50mm f/2 Planar Aperture Series “Sunstar Aspen”

2015-04-18 Sony FE 35mm f/1.4 Distagon: Examples at f/1.4 (Pescadero Creek, Sony A7R)

2015-04-11 Sony FE 35mm f/1.4 Distagon: Assessing Focus Shift and Color Correction (Dolls, Sony A7R)

2015-04-07 Sony FE 35mm f/1.4 Distagon: the First Lens that 'Makes' the Platform

2015-03-27 Nikon and Canon: Catatonic?

2015-03-27 Reader Comments: Sony File Format

2015-03-03 New Lenses for Sony Mirrorless

2015-02-28 Oversampling for Image Quality: 109 Megapixel Sony RX100 tulips

2015-02-08 Sony A7 II as an Accessory: Can it Turn a Classic 180mm f/2.8 Into a Keeper?

2015-02-02 Zeiss Loxia 50mm f/2 Planar Aperture Series: White Glacial Erratic

2015-01-31 Zeiss Loxia 50mm f/2 Planar Aperture Series: Lee Vining Creek Morning Backlighting

2015-01-31 Zeiss Loxia 50mm f/2 Planar Aperture Series: Westering Sun Strafes Glaciated Highlands

2015-01-27 Sony Kolarivision A7R.MOD: Performance with Leica 21mm f/3.4 Super-Elmar-M ASPH

2015-01-26 What does 50 Megapixels mean vs 36 Megapixels?

2015-01-23 Sony Kolarivision A7R.MOD: Summary of Performance (Guide to Mirrorless)

2015-01-22 Sony Kolarivision A7R.MOD: Performance with Leica 28mm f/2.8 Elmarit-M ASPH

2015-01-20 Sony Kolarivision A7R.MOD: Performance with Zeiss ZM 21mm f/4.5 C-Biogon (a worst case)

2015-01-19 Sony Kolarivision A7R.MOD: Performance with Leica 50mm f/2 APO-Summicron-M ASPH

2015-01-18 Sony Kolarivision A7R.MOD: Performance with Leica 18mm f/3.8 Super-Elmar-M ASPH

2015-01-18 Sony Kolarivision A7R.MOD: Performance with Leica 24mm f/3.8 Elmar-M ASPH

2015-01-17 Modified Sony A7R Sensor Glass: Impact on Rangefinder Lens Performance

2015-01-16 Sony A7R: Sensor Glass Thickness, Ray Angle and Image Degradation: Kolarivision Modification

2015-01-12 Reader Questions: Fujifilm X system, Sony A7x Discounting and 4K Video, Arca Swiss Cube Geared Head

2015-01-09 Zeiss Loxia 50mm f/2 Planar Aperture Series “Bristlecone, Earth Shadow Rises”

2015-01-08 Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 Biogon on Sony A7R: Sierra Nevada and White Mountains Examples

2015-01-08 Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 Biogon: f/2 vs f/13 in “Approaching Storm Over Lake”

2015-01-01 Sony A7 II: Does a 2 Second Self Timer Deliver a Useful Hit Rate at 1/8 Second?

2014

2014-12-28 Sony A7 II and Sony 55/1.8: Image Stabilization in Less Ideal Shooting Positions

2014-12-27 Sony A7 II and Sony 55/1.8: Assesssing Image Stabilization at 1/15 and 1/20 second, and 1/5 + 1/6 second

2014-12-26 Sony A7 II and Adobe Camera Raw

2014-12-22 Sony FE 16-35mm f/4 OSS @ 24mm: Aperture Series, Mosaic

2014-12-21 On Sony

2014-12-10 Sony Pictures Hacked: Do You Really Want to Update your Camera Firmware with a Sony Updater that Runs as 'root'?

2014-12-04 Sony 11+7 Bit File Format: Gapping

2014-12-03 Sony FE 16-35mm f/4 OSS @ 16mm: Aperture Series, Mosaic

2014-12-01 Head to Head: Sony FE 16-35/4 vs Sony FE 35/2.8 Sonnar

2014-11-30 Sony FE 16-35mm f/4: Aperture Series at 35mm Pumpkin + Mitigating Focus Shift

2014-11-29 Sony FE 16-35mm f/4: Aperture Series at 34mm, Persimmon Cluster

2014-11-29 Sony FE 16-35mm f/4: Distortion at 16mm, 20/21mm, 24mm, 28mm, 35mm

2014-11-28 Sony A7R: Raw Files are Cooked (Orange Peek Texture)

2014-11-28 Sony FE 16-35mm f/4 ZA OSS Vario-Tessar: Aperture Series at 35mm, Yellow Blue Bike, Close Range

2014-11-28 Sony FE 16-35mm f/4 ZA OSS Vario-Tessar: Bokeh Series, In-Focus and Defocused

2014-11-28 Sony FE 16-35mm f/4: Aperture Series at 17mm, Persimmon Wagon

2014-11-26 B&H Photo Black Friday Deals

2014-11-26 Sony A7 II Available for Pre-Order

2014-11-26 Sony FE 16-35mm f/4 ZA OSS Vario-Tessar: Aperture Series, Yellow Blue Bike

2014-11-25 Sony Image Stabilization and the Sony FE 16-35mm f/4 ZA OSS Vario-Tessar

2014-11-25 Sony, Fix These Things and Win

2014-11-21 Sony Image Stabilization

2014-11-14 Sony 16-35mm f/4 for A7 Cameras

2014-11-11 Sony Firmware Updater: a Security Risk

2014-11-10 Ray Angle and Rangefinder Lenses: Leica 50/2 APO vs Zeiss 50/2 Planar (Wyman Cabin)

2014-11-10 Zeiss Loxia 50/2 Planar Dual Aperture Series: Saddlebag Lake Pines At Dusk

2014-11-09 Zeiss Loxia 35/2 Biogon Aperture Series: Solo Bristlecone, Earth Shadow (also, banding and tonal transitions).

2014-11-09 Zeiss Loxia Ergonomics and Focusing

2014-11-08 Zeiss Loxia 35/2 Biogon Aperture Series: Log Over Lee Vining Creek

2014-11-08 Zeiss Loxia 35/2 Biogon Aperture Series: The Storm Blows In

2014-11-08 Zeiss Loxia 50/2 Planar Aperture Series: Blue Erratic Progenitor

2014-11-08 Zeiss Loxia 50/2 Planar Aperture Series: Glaciated Meadow

2014-11-08 Zeiss Loxia 50/2 Planar Aperture Series: Understory Aspen Bokeh

2014-11-07 Zeiss Loxia 50/2 Planar Aperture Series: Backlit Pines

2014-11-03 Shootout: Zeiss Loxia 35/2 Biogon vs Sony/Zeiss FE 35/2.8 Sonnar (Log Cabin Mine, Sony A7R)

2014-11-02 Zeiss Loxia 35/2 Biogon Aperture Series: Pine Creek Sunlit Morning

2014-11-02 Zeiss Loxia 50/2 Planar Aperture Series: Pine Creek Sunlit Morning

2014-10-31 Last Light

2014-10-30 Back From Trip: Shot a Lot

2014-10-23 Zeiss Loxia 35/2 on the Sony A7R

2014-09-04 Zeiss Loxia vs Zeiss ZM 35mm f/2 Biogon on Sony A7R

2014-08-22 Sony RX100 Mark III: Better than a DSLR When Gone Fishin'

2014-08-03 Nikon D810 Rear LCD with Zacuto Loupe vs Sony-style EVF

2014-07-22 Reader Comments: D810 Review, Lenses, etc

2014-07-13 Sony A7s vs Sony A7R: ISO and Noise

2014-07-13 Sony A7s: Moiré + Relative Image Size vs A7 and A7R

2014-07-12 Sony A7s vs A7R

2014-07-02 $299 for a DSLR with Lens, also Sony A7s in stock

2014-06-27 Sony A7s In Stock

2014-06-16 Metabones SpeedBooster: 9.8mm f/2 Ultra Wide on Sony A6000

2014-06-11 Sigma 35mm f/1.0 for Sony A6000 (via Metabones SpeedBooster)

2014-06-07 Sony A6000: Outsize Value with Instant Savings — and is the A6000 an Enabling Platform for Zeiss ZM Lenses?

2014-05-27 Lexar 64GB SDXC for $43

2014-05-27 Sony A6000: Sensor Quality at ISO 100

2014-05-22 24 Megapixels: Sensor Quality APS-C vs Full Frame

2014-05-16 Recording 4K Video on Sony A7s Needs External Support: Atomos Shogun

2014-05-15 Sony Alpha A7s Now Available for Pre-Order at $2498

2014-05-15 Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8 Distagon on Sony Alpha A7R 4:3 Examples

2014-05-14 Digital Camera Market Might be (almost) Stabilizing for ILCs

2014-05-14 Sony Has its 6th Annual Loss: Where will Focus be and is it Cameras?

2014-05-13 Sony’s Full-Frame Warpath

2014-05-13 Thoughts on Panasonic GH4 and GH4 Video Quality vs Sony A7s (Sensor Size)

2014-05-13 Zeiss Touit 32mm f/1.8 Planar on Sony A7R: Usable Full-Frame Area

2014-05-12 Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8 Distagon on Sony A7R: Usable Full-Frame Area

2014-05-11 Zeiss Touit 50mm f/2.8M on 24MP Sony A6000: Aperture Series at 1:1.5 (Coins)

2014-05-05 Reader Comment: Travel Cameras (Sigma DP Merrill, etc)

2014-05-02 Zeiss Touit 50mm f/2.8M: Aperture Series at 1:12: 'Forest Floor Debris', and More

2014-05-02 Zeiss Touit 50mm f/2.8M: Exploring the Classic 4 X 5 Aspect Ratio on Full Frame

2014-04-30 Sony A6000 Comments

2014-04-30 Zeiss Touit 50mm f/2.8M on 24MP Sony A6000: Aperture Series at 1:1.5 (Lincoln Stamp)

2014-04-26 Zeiss Touit 50mm f/2.8M on Sony A7R: Shooting Classic Aspect Ratios of 3:2, 4 X 5, 6 X 6, 4 X 3, 6 X 17

2014-04-26 Zeiss Touit 50mm f/2.8M on Sony A7R: Shooting more than APS-C!

2014-04-25 Arrived: Zeiss Touit 50mm f/2.8M for Sony NEX, Fujifilm X (and Sony A7 / A7R)

2014-04-24 Leica T System vs Sony A7/A7R for those M Lenses

2014-04-21 Reader Comment: Sony RX1R

2014-04-20 Camera Profiles: Converting Raw in Adobe Photoshop ACR or Lightroom for Fujifilm X or Sony A7R/A7

2014-04-19 Big Prints: Does 36 Megapixels Help vs 24 with Leica M Glass?

2014-04-19 Leica 50mm f/2 APO-Summicron-M ASPH Aperture Series: Bikes at Night (Sony A7R + Sony A7R)

2014-04-18 Consistent Focusing Accuracy Requires a High-Resolution EVF: Leica M vs Sony

2014-04-18 Leica 50mm f/2 APO-Summicron-M ASPH Aperture Series: Mosaic (M240 + Sony A7R)

2014-04-16 Sony A7R: A Practical Effort to Mitigate Shutter Vibration at 90mm

2014-04-16 Zeiss Touit 50mm f/2.8M for Sony NEX, Fujifilm X (and Sony A7 / A7R)

2014-04-15 Future Sensors: Will they be Friendly to Rangefinder Lenses? (Ray Angle)

2014-04-14 Reader Comment: Sony A7s

2014-04-14 Sony A7R: Is Shutter Vibration an Issue at 50mm?

2014-04-12 Hits and Misses: Ultra Low Light Photography—Sony A7s vs Nikon Df (and of sleeping gorillas)

2014-04-07 Olympus Zuiko Auto-S 50mm f/1.2: Oldy but Goody?

2014-04-07 Reader Comment: 14.75MP True-Color Sigma DP Merrill vs 36MP Sony A7R

2014-04-06 Coastal Optics 60mm f/4 UV-VIS-IR APO Macro Aperture Series (Metal Watering Can, Sony A7R)

2014-04-06 Coastal Optics 60mm f/4 UV-VIS-IR APO Macro Aperture Series (Poppies and Pots, Sony A7R)

2014-04-06 Coastal Optics 60mm f/4 UV-VIS-IR APO Macro Aperture Series (Teak Bench, Sony A7R)

2014-04-05 Sony A7s with 4K Video?

2014-04-01 The Fig Tree Declares that it is Spring

2014-03-29 Leica 16-18-21mm f/4 Tri-Elmar-M ASPH Aperture Series: Poppies and Pots (Sony A7R)

2014-03-28 A Bit of a Scary Experience with the Sony A7R Firmware Update

2014-03-28 Zeiss ZM 85mm f/4 Tele-Tessar Aperture Series: Teak Bench (Sony A7R)

2014-03-20 Leica 16/18/21mm f/4 Tri-Elmar M

2014-03-19 Sony Firmware Update for A7, A7R (ILCE)

2014-03-18 Exciting and Not Exciting Stuff

2014-03-10 Trade-in an old Junker Camera for $300 at B&H Towards Sony A7/A7R

2014-03-06 Sony 11+7-bit Delta Compression Posterization Update: RawDigger

2014-03-05 Sony A7 / A7R: Light leak

2014-02-25 The Faster Zeiss 25mm f/2 Distagon: Aperture Series: Pescadero Creek Confluence (Sony A7)

2014-02-23 Does the Sony A7R have Circular Ring Artifacts?

2014-02-23 Zeiss 25mm f/2.8 Distagon: Aperture Series: Pescadero Creek Confluence (Sony A7)

2014-02-22 Zeiss 15mm f/2.8 Distagon: Aperture Series: Confluence of Branched Creek with Sedges and Boulders (Sony A7)

2014-02-22 Zeiss 21mm f/2.8 Distagon: Aperture Series: Curving Confluence with Sedges and Boulders (Sony A7)

2014-02-20 Zeiss 18mm f/3.5 Distagon: Aperture Series: Creek Sedges, Water-Worn Boulders, Green Moss (Sony A7)

2014-02-20 Zeiss 28mm f/2 Distagon: Aperture Series: Rich Tones in Pescadero Creek (Sony A7)

2014-02-16 Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 OSS Vario-Tessar: Aperture Series at 43mm, 70mm + Distortion and Color Fringing at 43mm, 70mm

2014-02-15 Readers Comment on the Sony A7 / A7R

2014-02-14 Samyang 14mm f/2.8 on Sony A7: Four Aperture Series at Pescadero Creek

2014-02-14 Sony’s 11+7-bit LOSSY File Compression: 32-pixel Line Artifacts Clearly Visible on Star Trails

2014-02-13 Sony FE 70-200mm f/4G OSS Now Available for Pre-Order

2014-02-12 Sony A7 vs A7R, Shooting Satisfaction Follows with A7

2014-02-12 Sony’s 11+7-bit Delta Compression, Posterization in Some Situations

2014-02-11 Rebates: Nikon, Sony A7/A7R Lenses, Fujifilm X

2014-02-10 Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 OSS Vario-Tessar Aperture Series @ 24mm (Moots Vamoots RSL)

2014-02-10 Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 OSS Vario-Tessar: Distortion and Color Fringing at 24mm

2014-02-09 Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 OSS Vario-Tessar Aperture Series @ 38mm (Wet Deck Furniture)

2014-02-09 Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 OSS Vario-Tessar Aperture Series @ 70mm (Pots and Plants)

2014-02-08 Samyang 24mm T/1.5 on Sony A7: Two Aperture Series: Creek Greenery

2014-02-07 Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 OSS Vario-Tessar In Hand for Testing

2014-02-06 Samyang 14mm f/2.8 and Samyang 24mm f/1.4 on Sony A7

2014-02-06 Samyang 24mm T/1.5 on Sony A7: Two Aperture Series: Creek Entering Pool, Still Pool Above Creek

2014-02-03 Samyang FE 24mm T/1.5 Cine E-Mount on Sony A7

2014-02-02 Photographers Ask Sony to Address the A7R Shutter Vibration Issue (Update)

2014-01-30 Guide to Leica: Leica 18mm f/3.8 Super-Elmar-M ASPH on Sony A7

2014-01-30 Micro Four Thirds and APS-C? Whither the Future? Wither the Future?

2014-01-23 Photographers Ask Sony to Address the A7R Shutter Vibration Issue

2014-01-22 Sony Mirrorless: Will the Concepts Carry Forward?

2014-01-21 Sony A7R Shutter Vibration: Mitigation Strategies

2014-01-18 Sony A7R Menus

2014-01-16 Update on Sony A7R Shutter Vibration

2014-01-13 Mitigating A7R Micro Contrast Diffraction Losses with Sharpening

2014-01-12 Sharpening Sony A7R Raw Files

2014-01-10 Leica 90mm f/2 APO-Summicron-R ASPH on Sony A7R: Leaves on Creek Aperture Series

2014-01-09 Considerations for Lens Adapters

2014-01-01 2014: Year of Mirrorless?

2013

2013-12-30 35mm Rangefinder Lenses for Sony A7?

2013-12-30 Samyang Builds in the Lens Adapter for Sony A7R / A7 E-Mount

2013-12-28 Sony FE 55mm f/1.8 Sonnar on A7R: Creekside Forest, Aperture Series

2013-12-24 Reader Comment on Sony A7R Shutter Vibration

2013-12-24 Sony FE 55mm f/1.8 Sonnar on A7R: Green Mossy Boulder Cataract, Aperture Series

2013-12-23 Sony A7R and Sorbothane Bumper with Zeiss Otus

2013-12-23 Sony FE 55mm f/1.8 Sonnar on A7R: Aperture Series “Water Worn Boulders”

2013-12-22 Handheld Optical Nirvana with the Sony A7R and Zeiss Otus 55m f/1.4 Distagon

2013-12-22 Reader Comments on Sony A7R Feature Set, Noise, Battery Life, Interface

2013-12-22 Sony A7R Shutter Vibration: Does Adding Mass (weight) Help?

2013-12-22 Sony FE 55mm f/1.8 Sonnar on A7R: Aperture Series “Sedge and Creek Reflections ”

2013-12-22 Zeiss Otus 55mm f/1.4 APO-Distagon on the Sony A7R: Red Barn Aperture Series

2013-12-21 Sony A7R vs Sony A7

2013-12-21 Sony FE 55mm f/1.8 Sonnar on A7R: Aperture Series “Creek Meanders Through Boulders”

2013-12-21 Sony FE 55mm f/1.8 Sonnar on A7R: Colorful Leaves Aperture Series

2013-12-21 Sony FE 55mm f/1.8 Sonnar on A7R: Grass Island Aperture Series

2013-12-21 Supporting the Zeiss Otus 55mm f/1.4 APO-Distagon on the Sony A7R

2013-12-20 Sony A7R Shutter Vibration: Can it Be Mitigated by Sony via Firmware Behavioral Change?

2013-12-20 Sony A7R Shutter Vibration: Studio Assessment with 55m f/1.8 Sonnar

2013-12-20 Sony FE 55mm f/1.8 Sonnar on Sony A7R Aperture Series (Red Barn) and Shutter Vibration at 55mm

2013-12-19 Sony FE 55mm f/1.8 Sonnar Arrived

2013-12-18 Shootout: Four 50mm Rangefinder Lenses on the Sony A7R

2013-12-17 Sony FE 55mm f/1.8 Sonnar IN STOCK

2013-12-16 Sony 35/2.8 on A7R: Aperture Series (Red Barn)

2013-12-16 Sony FE 35/2.8 Sonnar on A7R: Aperture Series (Santa Claus)

2013-12-15 Leica 75mm f/2 APO-Summicron-M ASPH on Sony A7R (Pescadero Creek Redwoods)

2013-12-15 Leica M Lenses on Sony A7R: The Reality of Performance

2013-12-15 Sony A7R: Shutter Vibration at 180mm in Portrait Orientation

2013-12-14 Leica 28mm f/2 Summicron-M ASPH vs 28mm f/2.8 Elmarit-M ASPH on Sony A7R (Pescadero Creek)

2013-12-14 Sony A7R IN STOCK

2013-12-13 Leica 21mm f/3.4 Super-Elmar-M ASPH on Sony A7R (Pescadero Creek)

2013-12-13 Leica 24mm f/3.8 Elmar-M ASPH on Sony A7R (Pescadero Creek)

2013-12-12 Really Right Stuff Plate / L-Bracket for Sony A7R / A7

2013-12-12 Sony A7R: Leica M Lenses

2013-12-11 Sony A7R vs A7: Shutter Vibration at 280mm

2013-12-11 Sony A7R: Shutter Vibration at 135mm

2013-12-11 Sony A7R: Shutter Vibration at 180mm

2013-12-10 Sony A7R / A7: What’s Coming

2013-12-10 Sony A7R: How Sony Lossy Compression Works

2013-12-10 Sony A7R: ISO Performance

2013-12-09 Shootout: Sony A7R vs Sony A7 (Red Barn)

2013-12-08 Sony A7R: A Walk Through the Important Menu Choices

2013-12-07 Sony A7R: Aperture Series Redwood Stump, Cross-Eyed Bokeh

2013-12-07 Sony A7R: Initial Impressions vs RX1R, Ergonomics

2013-12-07 Sony A7R: “Orange Peel” Texture

2013-12-06 Sony A7R: Aperture Series (Grass Bench) and Apparent Bug in Lens Comp

2013-12-06 Sony A7R: Aperture Series, Persimmons on Tree Closeup

2013-12-06 Sony A7R: First Look with the FE 35mm f/2.8 Sonnar ZA (oddball tonal transitions from lossy compression / 'cooked' file format?)

2013-12-06 Sony A7R: Shading, Color Shading and Lens Compensation

2013-12-06 Sony A7R: “Handheld Contradiction?”

2013-12-05 Sony A7R: the Kitchen Sink Menu System Design Paradigm is Alive and Well

2013-12-03 Sony A7R + 35/2.8: Arrives Tomorrow

2013-12-01 Sony A7R: Adapting Zeiss and Leica Lenses via Lens Adapter

2013-12-01 Sony A7R: Lens Support and Lens Mount Torque with Adapted Lenses (Sag, Warp Potential, Shutter Vibration)

2013-12-01 Sony A7R: Reader Inquiries

2013-11-26 Sony A7 and Sony/Zeiss 35/2.8 Shipping and In Stock

2013-11-20 How to Correct Off-Center Color Shifts With Photoshop Layers (Sony A7R and Leica M?)

2013-11-11 Leica M Users Ask: Is the Sony A7R the Ultimate Leica M Lens Platform?

2013-10-27 Reader Comment: Sony RX1R Focusing at Shooting Aperture

2013-10-25 Voigtlander VM-E Close Focus Lens Adapter with Close Focus for Sony A7/A7R/NEX E-Mount

2013-10-23 Sony RX10 Full-Sensor Readout = Higher Quality?

2013-10-22 Eye Detection in Sony A7R: It’s About Time

2013-10-22 Sony NEX A7 and A7r: Leica M Lenses to Work Well?

2013-10-16 Sony A7, A7R: Breakthrough in Image Quality in a Compact Package with Killer EVF and LCD Too

2013-10-14 Sony Full-Frame A7 and A7r Tomorrow?

2013-10-13 Reader Comments: Sony RX1R

2013-10-13 Sony Full-Frame NEX A7r: Rangefinder Lenses, Telecentric Design

2013-10-10 Sony NEX A7 and A7r: 24 and 36 Megapixels on Full Frame?

2013-09-24 The Perfect Camera for the 80% Case

2013-09-18 A Full-Frame Sony NEX Soon? And Maybe a Surprise?

2013-09-09 For Leica M Shooters: the Sony RX1R as an Alternative to the M240 + 35/1.4 Summilux or 35/2 Summicron

2013-09-09 Sony RX1R: My Preferred Shooting Configuration

2013-09-08 Hit Rate and Image Quality and Reliability and Price, the Camera World Upended

2013-09-05 Sony RX1R: 12 Lens Rendering Aperture Series

2013-09-05 Sony RX1R: Unstable Manual Focus

2013-09-03 Sony RX1R: Correcting Lens Distortion

2013-09-03 Sony RX1R: Essay on Its Gestalt Especially vs the Leica M Typ 240

2013-09-03 Sony RX1R: Long Exposure Limitations

2013-09-03 Sony RX1R: Manual Focus Shortcomings

2013-09-02 Sony RX1R Aperture Series: Bristlecone at Late Dusk

2013-09-01 Sony RX1R: Examples Near the Pine Creek Tungsten Mine

2013-09-01 Sony RX1R: Extreme Dynamic Range (Outhouse Rainstorm Sunset)

2013-08-31 Sony RX1R: Bristlecone Sunset Aperture Series

2013-08-31 Sony RX1R: Plastic Tubing Aperture Series

2013-08-31 Sony RX1R: Rendering Style

2013-08-27 Sony RX1R Detail

2013-08-19 Sony RX1R Impressions

2013-08-13 How Will Leica X Vario Lens Compare to the Ricoh GR, Sony RX1, Sigma DP Merrill?

2013-08-10 Sony RX1R Review Coverage

2013-08-08 Gear Coming For Review

2013-08-08 Sony RX1R Needs Tripod Mounting and a Good Grip: Really Right Stuff L Bracket

2013-08-05 Which Camera for the Backcountry? Sony RX1, X100, Ricoh GR, Sigma DP Merrill, Leica X Vario?

2013-08-04 Reader Inquiry: Small Cameras, Product Cycles, What’s Coming

2013-08-04 Reader Inquiry: Sony RX100 vs RX100 II

2013-08-01 Rx for Profit = Sony RX* ?

2013-07-31 Is the Full Frame DSLR the New Medium Format? What do DSLRs Lack?

2013-07-30 WSJ: “The Point-and-Shoot Camera Faces Its Existential Moment”

2013-07-24 Micro Four Thirds vs APS-C: Aspect Ratio

2013-07-24 Micro Four Thirds vs APS-C: Lens Size

2013-07-24 Micro Four Thirds vs APS-C: Size and Weight Realities

2013-07-24 Micro Four Thirds vs APS-C: Summary

2013-07-23 Micro Four Thirds: Withering on the Vine

2013-05-31 Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8 Distagon: Aperture Series Sharpness, Bokeh (Picnic Table, Sony NEX-7)

2013-05-28 Wide Angles in the Creek (Sony NEX-7, Touit 12mm f/2.8 Distagon)

2013-05-28 Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8 Distagon: Examples (Alpine Creek, Sony NEX-7)

2013-05-22 Compared: Zeiss Touit 32mm f/1.8 Planar vs Sony 35mm f/1.8 OSS on Sony NEX-7

2013-05-22 Zeiss Touit 32mm f/1.8 Planar: Aperture Series (Sunflowers, Sony NEX-7)

2013-05-22 Zeiss Touit 32mm f/1.8 Planar: Aperture Series At Close Range (Sunflowers, Sony NEX-7)

2013-05-21 Sony NEX-7: Damaging Contrast Bug

2013-05-21 Sony NEX-7: Unstable Controls

2013-05-20 Autofocus with Sony NEX-7

2013-05-20 Sony NEX-7: Longer Term Perspective

2013-05-12 Oversampling: What Would 56 Megapixels Look Like from a Sony NEX-7 Sensor?

2013-05-10 Sony NEX-7 Autofocus Insanity

2013-05-10 Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8 Distagon: First Batch of Examples (Sony NEX-7)

2013-05-09 Zeiss Touit 32mm f/1.8 Planar: First Look with Full Aperture Series at 1:20 (Sony NEX-7)

2013-05-03 24 Megapixel APS-C Shootout: Sony NEX-7 vs Nikon D7100 (with Zeiss 50/2 Makro-Planar)

2013-04-30 Sony DSC-RX100: a Terrific Combination of Features

2013-04-29 Mounting the Sony NEX-7 to a ballhead (tripod)

2013-04-29 Sony NEX-7 with Zeiss Touit 12/2.8 and 32/1.8

2013-04-28 Sony NEX-7: Price Cut to $948

2013-04-25 Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8 Distagon and Zeiss Touit 32mm f/1.8 Planar for Sony NEX and Fuji X (and Sony NEX-7 L Plate)

2013-04-06 Camera Plates for Tripod-Mounting Small Cameras (Sony RX100, Nikon Coolpix A and similar)

2013-03-07 Oversampling for Image Quality (109 Megapixel Sony RX100 tulips)

2013-03-04 Four Cameras for the price of One? (Sigma DP Merrill X 3 vs Sony RX1)

2013-02-22 Compact High Quality Camera Trends

2013-02-22 Richard Franiec Grip for Sony RX100 (and other cameras)

2013-01-27 Five Appealing Cameras

2012

2012-12-27 Sony RX1: Aperture Series (Mosaic)

2012-12-22 SHOOTOUT: Sony RX1 vs Sigma DP2 Merrill vs Fujifilm X-E1

2012-12-21 Sony RX1: Focus Accuracy

2012-12-21 Sony RX1: How Good is the Lens?

2012-12-20 Sony RX1: Diaphragm Symmetry

2012-12-19 Sony RX1 ETTR Study (Dolls)

2012-12-19 Sony RX1: Color Shading and Lens Comp

2012-12-16 Nikon D600 or Sony RX1?

2012-12-15 Sony RX1: Aperture Series, Distortion Correction

2012-12-15 Sony RX1: Initial Examples

2012-12-14 Sony RX1: Aperture Series, Usage Notes

2012-12-13 Sony RX1 24-Megapixel Ultra-Compact Full-Frame Camera Is Here

2012-12-12 Sony RX1 24-Megapixel Ultra-Compact Full-Frame Camera

2012-11-29 Shootout: Sigma DP2 Merrill vs Sony DSC-RX100

2012-11-28 Sony RX1 — What Does it Actually Cost?

2012-10-11 Sony RX1 — Optical Performance and Value vs Leica Alternative

2012-10-08 Analysis of Sony RX1 Press Release

2012-10-06 Sony RX1 24-Megapixel Ultra-Compact Full-Frame Camera

2012-09-13 Sony RX1 24-Megapixel Ultra-Compact Full-Frame Camera

2012-09-09 Sony RX100: Adobe Camera RAW 7.2 RC Distortion Correction = FORCED ON

2012-09-09 Sony RX100: DXO Optics Pro vs ACR

2012-09-09 Sony RX100: Examples, Ideal Exposure for RAW, Conclusions

2012-09-02 Can a Small Camera Compete With a Full-Frame DSLR? (Olympus E-M5, Sony RX100, Canon 5D Mark III)

2012-08-29 Sony RX100: Examples and Sharpness

2012-08-28 Sony RX100 RAW File Conversion with Adobe Camera RAW

2012-08-19 Reader Asks: Sony RX100 or Olympus OM-D E-M5?

2012-08-19 Reviewed: 20-Megapixel Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

2012-08-19 Sensor Photosite Density on the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

2012-08-19 Sony RX100 RAW Support in Iridient Digital RAW Developer

2012-08-14 Views from a Bike: Sony RX100 and Olympus E-M5 (White Mountain Peak)

2012-08-12 Views from a Bike: Sony RX100

2012-08-09 Sony RX-100 first shots

2012-08-06 Sony RX100, Canon EF 24/2.8 IS, Canon EF 28/2.8 IS

2012-02-20 Leica 35mm f/1.4 Summilux-M ASPH FLE Aperture Series on Sony NEX-7

2012-01-30 Sony NEX-7 + Sony 24mm f/1.8 Sonnar — “Bad Sample” Documented

2012-01-23 Sony NEX-7 Color Shading & Vignetting vs Sony 24mm f/1.8 Sonnar

2012-01-21 Sony NEX-7 + Sony 24mm f/1.8 Sonnar Examples — Close Range

2012-01-20 Sony NEX-7 + Sony/Zeiss 24mm f/1.8 Sonnar Aperture Series (Blanket)

2012-01-20 Sony NEX-7 + Sony/Zeiss 24mm f/1.8 Sonnar Aperture Series (Pencils)

2012-01-08 Sony NEX-7: Zeiss ZM 25/2.8 Biogon and 35/2 Biogon Examples + Noise Reduction by Downsampling

2012-01-08 Sony NEX-7: Zeiss ZM 35mm f/2 Biogon Aperture Series

2012-01-07 Leica Guide Now Includes Examples and Color Shading With Leica, Voigtlander, Zeiss on Sony NEX-7

2012-01-06 Sony NEX-7: Color Shading for 13 Lenses Now Published

2012-01-06 Sony NEX-7: Remote Commander for Alpha Series & NEX Cameras

2012-01-05 Sony NEX-7: Color Shading for Leica, Zeiss, Voigtlander Lenses

2012-01-05 Sony NEX-7: Color Shift Across Apertures

2012-01-05 Sony NEX-7: Loss of Contrast and Resolution from Diffraction

2012-01-05 Sony NEX-7: Really Right Stuff tripod collar for Sony Alpha lenses to E-mount L-bracket

2012-01-04 Sony NEX-7: Ray Angle for Zeiss ZM Lenses

2012-01-02 Sony NEX-7 Landscape Examples

2012-01-02 Sony NEX-7 More Examples

2012-01-02 Sony NEX-7: Avoid Subtle Damage to the Lens Mount

2012-01-01 Reviewed: Sony NEX-7

2012-01-01 Sony NEX-7 More Leica than Leica? Continued.

2011

2011-12-31 Sony NEX-7 Review — A Lot To Cover

2011-12-29 Is Capturing the Moment with Sony NEX-7 More Leica than Leica?

2011-12-29 Sony NEX-7 — Reader Comments on Images and Commentary

2011-12-28 Sony NEX-7 — RAW Only 8 Bits?

2011-12-28 Sony NEX-7 — Reader Comments on Images and Commentary

2011-12-27 Sony NEX-7 First Look

2011-12-21 Sony 24-megapixel NEX-7 Arriving Soon For Testing

2008

2008-12-08 Sony A900 vs Canon 1Ds Mark II resolution

2008-12-06 Sony A900 reviewed

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