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Sony Alpha A7R

Full frame compact mirrorless with interchangeable lenses..

Sony FE 28mm f/2

Fast wide angle..

Sony FE 35mm f/1.4 Distagon ZA

Fast and gorgeous moderate wide angle Zeiss design..

Sony Planar T* FE 50mm f/1.4 ZA

Fast high performance normal lens of Zeiss design..

Sony FE 50mm f/2.8 Macro

Compact macro lens focusing to 1:1..

Sony FE 35mm f/2.8 ZA Sonnar

Compact moderate wide angle for Sony mirrorless..

Sony FE 55mm f/1.8 ZA Sonnar

Compact normal lens for full-frame Sony mirrorless..

Sony FE 85mm f/1.4 GM

Top-grade medium telephoto..

Sony FE 100mm f/2.8 STF GM

Razor sharp medium telephoto with apodization filter..

Sony 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSS

Native-mount macro length designed by Zeiss..

Sony FE 12-24mm f/4 G

Extreme wide angle zoom..

Sony FE 16-35mm f/2.8 GM

Pro-grade f/2.8 wide angle zoom..

Sony FE 16-35mm f/4 ZA OSS Vario-Tessar

Comapact ultra-wide zoom for Sony full frame mirrorless..

Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM

Premiere mid-range zoom for Sony full frame mirrorless.

Sony FE 24-105mm f/4 G OSS

Wide angle to telephoto zoom with optical stabilization..

Sony FE PZ 28-135mm f/4G OSS

Wide mid-range zoom targeted at video shooters..

Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 OSS Vario-Tessar

Comapact mid-range zoom for Sony full frame mirrorless.

Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS

Premiere telephoto zoom for Sony full frame mirrorless.

Sony FE 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G OSS

Compact long range telephoto zoom for Sony full frame mirrorless.

Zeiss Loxia 50mm f/2 Planar

Manual focus normal lens for full-frame mirrorless..

Zeiss Touit 32mm f/1.8 Planar

Normal lens for Sony NEX or Fujifilm X..


Blog posts, reverse chronological

2018

2018-09-30 Sony 85mm f/1.4 GM Aperture Series for Bokeh / Visual Impact: Aspen Trunks at Rock Creek

2018-09-30 Sony 85mm f/1.4 GM Aperture Series: Staggered Tree Trunks, Rock Creek

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

2018-09-20 Coming Soon: Sony FE 24mm f/1.4 GM

2018-09-19 Compared: Sony 85mm f/1.4 GM vs Zeiss Loxia 85mm f/2.4: Portraits at Tenaya Pool

2018-09-19 Sony 85mm f/1.4 GM Aperture Series: Small Pine in Dana Meadow

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

2018-02-08 Sony FE 24-105mm f/4 G OSS Aperture Series @ 50mm (Mosaic)

2018-02-08 Sony FE 24-105mm f/4 G OSS Aperture Series @ 70mm (Mosaic)

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

2018-02-07 Sony FE 24-105mm f/4 G OSS Aperture Series @ 105mm (Mosaic)

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

2018-01-20 Working on Sony FE 24-105mm f/4 G OSS

2017

2017-08-25 Sony 12-24mm f/4 G Examples: Dana Lakes and Glacier Canyon

2017-08-24 Sony 16-35mm f/2.8 GM 3-Way Shootout vs Sony 12-24mm f/4 and Zeiss Loxia 21mm f/2.8: Morgan Pond

2017-08-23 Sony 12-24mm f/4 G Examples: Rock Creek and Morgan Lakes area

2017-08-23 Sony 16-35mm f/2.8 GM 3-Way Shootout vs Sony 12-24mm f/4 and Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2: Rock Creek Meadow

2017-08-23 Sony 16-35mm f/2.8 GM Examples: Rock Creek and Morgan Lakes area

2017-08-23 Sony 16-35mm f/2.8 GM: Imaging Performance @ 16mm, Single Frame vs 3-Frame Stack: Flowers in Meadow to High Peaks, Dusk

2017-08-21 Sony 16-35mm f/2.8 GM 3-Way Shootout vs Sony 12-24mm f/4 and Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8: Rock Creek Meadow

2017-08-19 Sony 12-24mm f/4 G @ 12mm: Single Frame Performance at f/11 vs Focus Stacking at f/11 (Pine at Morgan Lake)

2017-08-19 Sony 12-24mm f/4 G @ 24mm: Single Frame Performance at f/11 vs Focus Stacking at f/11 (Downed Tree, Last Kiss of Sunlight)

2017-08-12 Sony 16-35mm f/2.8 GM Aperture Series: Aspen by Creek

2017-08-09 Sony 16-35mm f/2.8 GM: Single Frame Performance at f/9 vs Focus Stacking at f/9 (Bristlecone Log Low View)

2017-08-09 Sony 16-35mm f/2.8 GM: Single Frame Performance at f/9 vs Focus Stacking at f/9 (Flowers Amid Bristlecones)

2017-08-07 Shootout @ 16mm: Sony 16-35mm f/2.8 GM vs 12-24mm f/4 G: Bristlecone Pines Amid White Mountain Strata

2017-08-03 Sony 12-24mm f/4G Aperture Series @ 12mm: Melting Out Dana Lake #3 (A7R II)

2017-08-03 Sony 12-24mm f/4G Aperture Series @ 12mm: Raindrops Fall on Dana Lake (A7R II)

2017-08-03 Sony 12-24mm f/4G Aperture Series @ 17mm: Dana Lake Iceberg (A7R II)

2017-08-03 Sony FE 16-35mm f/2.8 GM Arrived

2017-07-25 Format Shootout: Fujifilm GFX + 23mm f/4 vs Sony A7R II + 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 Reader Comment: Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8E FL ED and Image Stabilization on a Tripod

2017-07-23 Reader Comment: Sony FE 12-24mm f/4 G Right Side Blur

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)

2017-07-23 Sony 12-24mm f/4G Distortion: Uncorrected vs Corrected

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

2017-07-11 Sony FE 12-24mm f/4 G: Aperture Series at 17mm and 24mm (Mosaic)

2017-07-10 Sony FE 12-24mm f/4 G: Aperture Series at 12mm (Mosaic)

2017-07-07 Sony FE 12-24mm f/4 G: Might Have Serious Drawbacks

2017-06-11 Reviewed: Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS

2017-05-17 Sony FE 12-24mm f/4 G

2017-05-17 Sony FE 16-35mm f/2.8 GM

2017-05-07 Sony FE 100mm f/2.8 STF Aperture Series: Mosaic

2017-04-21 Sony FE 100mm f/2.8 STF GM OSS — Portraits

2017-04-17 First Look: Sony FE 100mm f/2.8 STF GM OSS Aperture Series: Dolls

2017-03-17 Sony FE 100mm f/2.8 STF GM OSS Lens

2016

2016-09-25 Reviewed: Sony 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G OSS

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)

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

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

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)

2016-09-04 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

2016-09-01 Sony FE 50mm f/2.8 Macro

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

2016-08-11 Sony Planar T* 50mm f/1.4 ZA Examples at f/1.4 + Color Correction Evaluation

2016-08-10 Wondering about 50/55mm Lenses on Sony

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

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

2016-06-16 Home Today, Leica SL, Pentax K1, and More Coming Soon

2016-06-12 Sony FE 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G OSS in White Mountains Snow

2016-05-29 REVIEWED: Sony FE PZ 28-135mm f/4G OSS

2016-05-27 Sony FE PZ 28-135mm f/4G OSS on A7R II

2016-05-10 Sony FE PZ 28-135mm f/4G OSS

2016-05-08 Sony 85mm f/1.4 Scratchy/Noisy Focusing: I Heard None with my Sample

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

2016-05-05 Shipping: Sony FE 50mm f/1.8

2016-05-05 Shipping: Sony FE 70-300mm f/4.5-56 G OSS

2016-04-27 Sony G Master 24-70mm f/2.8 GM Aperture Series @ 24mm: Light Searches for the Forest Floor + Water Surges Through Boulders + Rush to the Ocean

2016-04-27 Sony G Master 24-70mm f/2.8 GM Aperture Series @ 28mm: Sidelit Redwoods

2016-04-27 Sony G Master 24-70mm f/2.8 GM Aperture Series @ 30mm: Rushing Water Loop

2016-04-27 Sony G Master 24-70mm f/2.8 GM Aperture Series @ 49mm: Pescadero Creek High Water, Downstream

2016-04-27 Sony G Master 24-70mm f/2.8 GM Aperture Series @ 70mm: Side Stream Across The Creek

2016-04-26 Sony G Master 24-70mm f/2.8 GM Aperture Series @ 24mm: Mossy Maples, Stately Redwoods

2016-04-26 Sony G Master 24-70mm f/2.8 GM Aperture Series @ 24mm: Purissima Creekbed

2016-04-26 Sony G Master 24-70mm f/2.8 GM Aperture Series @ 24mm: Redwoods Reaching for the Sun

2016-04-26 Sony G Master 24-70mm f/2.8 GM Aperture Series @ 43mm: Rising Redwoods

2016-04-26 Sony G Master 24-70mm f/2.8 GM Aperture Series @ 70mm: Two Redwoods

2016-04-26 Sony G Master 24-70mm f/2.8 GM Distortion Examples, Uncorrected vs Corrected

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

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

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

2016-04-16 Sony G Master 85mm f/1.4 Aperture Series: Understanding Behavior, Particularly Focus Shift

2016-04-15 REVIEWED: Sony G Master 24-70mm f/2.8 GM at 24mm, 35mm, 50mm, 70mm

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

2016-04-14 Sony G Master 85mm f/1.4 Aperture Series: Backlit Palms at Dusk

2016-04-14 Sony G Master 85mm f/1.4 Aperture Series: Mosaic

2016-04-14 Sony G Master 85mm f/1.4 Aperture Series: Tower at Night

2016-04-14 Sony G Master 85mm f/1.4 Aperture Series: Yellow Bike at Night

2016-04-13 Sony G Master 85mm f/1.4 Focus Accuracy

2016-04-12 Sony G Master 24-70mm f/2.8 GM Aperture Series: Backlit Mountain Bike

2016-04-09 Sony G Master 85mm f/1.4 Scratchy/Noisy Focus with Internal Wear

2016-03-31 Sony FE 50mm f/1.8

2016-03-31 Sony FE 70-300mm f/4.5-56 G OSS

2016-02-03 Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM

2016-02-03 Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS

2016-02-03 Sony FE 85mm f/1.4 GM

2015

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)

2015-08-18 Sony FE 35mm f/1.4 Distagon: Another Bad Sample with Skew / Asymmetry (A7R II)

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

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

2015-06-30 In Stock: Canon EF 100-400mm f/4-5.6L II IS and Sony FE 90mm f/2.8, Fujifilm X-T10

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)

2015-05-26 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

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

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

2015-04-17 Sony FE 35mm f/1.4 Distagon: Quality Control Issues, Right Side Blur at f/1.4

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

2015-04-09 Sony FE 35mm f/1.4 Distagon: Commentary vs Other 35mm f/1.4 Lenses

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

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

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

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 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 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

2014-11-22 Schneider PC-TS Super-Angulon 28mm f/4.5 HM ASPHERIC: Ergonomics and Movements

2014-11-21 Schneider PC-TS Super-Angulon 28mm f/4.5 HM ASPHERIC: Full Shift with and without Correction for Color Errors

2014-11-20 Schneider PC-TS Super-Angulon 28mm f/4.5 HM ASPHERIC: First Look

2014-11-18 Schneider PC-TS Super-Angulon 28mm f/4.5 HM ASPHERIC: the Beast Arrives

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

2014-11-12 Items Coming for Review: Sony 16-35, Schneider PC-TS 28/4.5 HM ASPH

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

2014-02-23 Adobe Camera Raw / ACR Silently Corrects Images With No User Control with Some Cameras/Lenses

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

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

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)

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

2013

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

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

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

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 ”

2013-12-21 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

2013-12-20 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

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

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

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