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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 FE 135mm f/1.4 GM

Top-grade telephoto..

Voigtlander FE 65mm f/2 Macro APO-Lanthar Aspherical

Ultra high grade performer at a modest price..

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..

Blog posts, reverse chronological


2022-07-18 SHOOTOUT: Fujifilm GFX100S vs Sony A1, Deck and Roof

2022-06-07 Sony A1 vs Sony A7R IVa

2022-05-31 Sony A1 vs Fujifilm GFX100S: the Enjoyment and Ease of Use Factor

2022-05-04 Best Camera for You? Reader Comments

2022-04-29 Best Camera for You? Sony A1 + Sony FE 24-70/2.8 GM II vs Fujifilm GFX100S + Fujifilm GF 35-70/4.5-5.6

2022-03-22 Still No Focus Stacking Support from Sony?


2021-12-21 Cameras of the Year: Fujifilm GFX100S and Sony A1

2021-10-17 Sony FE 12-24mm f/2.8 GM Aperture Series: Blue Water among Orange Streambed Boulders, Tenaya Canyon (Sony A1)

2021-10-14 Sony FE 12-24mm f/2.8 GM Aperture Series: Colorful Autumn Forest, Tenaya Canyon Streamside (Sony A1)

2021-10-10 Sony FE 24-120mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS Examples: Glacier Canyon, Mt Dana

2021-10-10 Sony A1 Examples: Glacier Canyon, Mt Dana

2021-10-07 Hiking Glacier Canyon (Mt Dana) — Working on Examples

2021-08-19 Sony A1: both EVF and Rear LCD no issue with polarized sunglasses

2021-08-12 Reader Comment, Sony A1: Horizontal Stripes in Blue Channel on Some Colors such as Sunflowers (PDAF banding?)

2021-07-23 Sony A1: HIF Format vs RAW

2021-06-30 Sony A1 Firmware Update

2021-06-25 Pro Photographer Reader Comment: Selling Fujifilm Medium Format in Favor of Sony A1 System

2021-06-20 Reader Comment: Aging Eyes and Autofocus

2021-05-23 Traveling Shooting the Fujifilm GFX100S and Various Sony and Voigtlander Lenses

2021-05-15 Sony A1 Loaner Returned, Will Buy One When I Can... but I miss its oustanding usability already

2021-05-10 Fujifilm GFX100S vs Sony A1: thoughts on Enjoyment, Hit Rate, Image Success + Reader Viewpoints

2021-05-06 Why I Bought the Fujifilm GFX100S (and why I’m also buying the Sony A1)

2021-05-02 Essay and Reader Comments: Sony A1 vs Fujifilm GFX100S: Real Achievable Capture Resolution, Effort Level, Enjoyment (UPDATED, v2)

2021-04-16 Sony A1: Using Camera Memory Banks and Custom Shooting Set to Quickly Switch Settings

2021-04-16 Sony A1 vs Sony A7R IV: Summary and Conclusions on How the Two Compare

2021-04-16 Reader Comment: Sony Firmware Update Methodology Worst Out There, Plus Potential Security Risk

2021-04-15 Really Right Stuff L-Plates for Sony A1 and Fujifilm GFX100S

2021-04-13 Sony A1: Settings and Customization Giude

2021-04-08 Sony A1 Image Quality: ISO Invariance — Which ISO to Use, When a Push is Just Fine, Noise and Hot Pixels

2021-04-04 Shootout: Sony A1 vs Sony A7R IV from ISO 100 to ISO 102400, Noise, Hot Pixels, Sharpness, Color

2021-04-03 Voigtlander 65mm f/2 Macro APO-Lanthar Aperture Series: Fruit Platter (Sony A1, pixel shift)

2021-04-03 Shutter Modes for Sony A1, Sony A7R IV Could be Better Done (Less Confusing)

2021-04-03 LibRaw PixelShift2DNG Now Supports Sony A1 Pixel Shift 4-shot and 16-shot, FF and APS-C

2021-04-02 Sony A1 Pixel Shift: Inexplicably Writes Uncompressed RAW —  Fails to Respect Lossless-Compressed RAW Setting

2021-04-02 Sony A1 Image Quality: Bumps it Up over Sony A7R IV

2021-04-01 Sony A1 vs Sony A7R IV: Looking at Resolving Power with Siemens Star

2021-04-01 Sony A1 vs Diffraction: Siemens Star

2021-03-28 Sony A1 has two welcome Anti-Dust Features

2021-03-28 Sony A1 Pixel Mapping Maps Out Hot Pixels

2021-03-27 Sony A1: White Balance and Tint in Adobe Camera Raw using Datacolor SpyderCHECKER (Mid-Morning Sunlight)

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 TESTED: Sony 80GB CFExpress Type A Camera Storage Card (for Sony A1)

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 Lossless-Compressed Raw Format: Update Photoshop and Lightroom and you’re 'good'

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 PDAF Banding

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

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

2021-03-14 Sony A1 or Sony A7R IV? If you Need the A1 Features, It’s Easy, otherwise it’s gear lust?

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

2021-03-12 RawDigger and FastRawViewer Support Sony A1 Lossless-Compessed RAW

2021-03-11 Sony A7R IV: Where is the Firmware Update to Upgrade Us to Lossless-Compressed RAW Files? UPDATE: not likely to happen

2021-03-11 Sony A1 Due for Review Monday

2021-03-10 Really Right Stuff L-Bracket for Sony A1 — Brackets from Sony A7R IV fit, but with limitations

2021-03-09 Sony A1 vs Sony A7R IV: Noise, Pattern Noise and Just How Poor the Analysis Tends to Be

2021-03-08 Fast Camera Card Storage for Sony A1: CFExpress Type A (NOT Type B), or SDXC

2021-03-01 3rd-Party Lenses for Nikon Z, Canon RF, Sony E, Fujifilm GF Mirrorless Cameras

2021-02-10 Sony A7R IV: Where is the Firmware Update to Upgrade Us to Lossless-Compressed RAW Files?

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

2021-02-02 Fujifilm GFX100S or Sony A1 or Sony A7R IV for Landscape, Studio, etc?

2021-02-01 Sony A7R IV is $500 Off + Reader Comments, Sony A1

2021-02-01 Reader Comment: Adapting Nikon F-Mount and Zeiss DSLR Lenses to Sony Mirrorless

2021-01-30 Rethinking When to Buy the Fujifilm GFX100S vs the Sony A1

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

2021-01-27 Reader Comments: Transitioning to Fujifilm GFX100S or Sony A1, Lens Compatibility

2021-01-27 Reader Comments: Sony A1 Battery Grip, Plus Sony Accessories

2021-01-27 Fujifilm GFX100S Chops $4000 Off Fujifilm GFX100, Cuts Size and Weight, Costs Less than Sony A1! Plus Commentary

2021-01-26 The Camera Market is Down to Two 35mm Format Contestants: Sony A1 and Canon TBD

2021-01-26 Sony A1 Reader Comments (4)

2021-01-26 Sony A1 Initial Impressions

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