Cheap Photo: Sony a6000 w/lens $498, Sony a9 Bundle $3498, A7 II $898

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These Sony Mirrorless camera deals will put a spring in your step as we head toward Easter.

If you have been the market for a new Sony Mirrorless camera, or some new Sony glass, you are going to love these amazing camera deals. Right now you can grab the Sony a6000 with a 16-50mm, and two 64GB SD cards for just $498! The Full Frame Sony A7 II with accessory bundle is only $898, and the A7 II with the 28-70mm lens with accessory bundle is only $998! Has the Sony a9 been fluttering its shutter at you? If it has you can get it with a Rode mic bundle now for $3,498! Need to see in the dark? The Sony A7s II with accessory bundle is just $1,998. Other notable deals include the X-T2 and the X-T20 which are in the final week of their sales. The X-T2 is just $899, and the X-T20 is only $599! Come on in to see the other camera deals.

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Panasonic S1 and S1R Users Can Now Use Capture One to Edit Images

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Capture One adds support for the Panasonic S1, S1R and more.

If you are one of the lucky people who have acquired a Panasonic S1 or its bigger brother, the Panasonic S1R we have some good news for you. No longer will you be bound to Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop for your editing needs. The guys and gals over at Capture One have added support for a few new cameras today, and both of those are included. Jump past the break to find out more. Continue reading…

Review: Sony a6400 (The Sony a9 with an APS-C Sensor)

The Sony A6400 packs near-A9 level AF tech into a compact Crop Sensor package.

Up until recently, Sony’s focus seemed to rest with their Full Frame mirrorless cameras, but the Japanese consumer electronics giant reaffirmed their commitment towards APS-C cameras when they announced the A6400 back in January of this year. Featuring the company’s latest advancements in autofocus technologies, the Sony A6400 is positioned interestingly between the existing A6300 and crop sensor flagship A6500. It’s not quite the halo product some were hoping for, but it is certainly no slouch by any measure.

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Opinion: What We Want to See in the Sony a6500 Successor

Sony cameras are pretty great, and apparently the a6500 replacement will blow your socks off.

There’s no doubt about the fact that Sony’s cameras have turned the camera world upside down. From Full Frame to APS-C, Sony cameras have been star performers. The APS-C based A6500 really turned heads when it was released thanks to it’s svelte body, in-camera image stabilization, 4K video, and its incredibly fast autofocus system, but apparently there’s more to come. In a recent interview Sony said that the replacement for the a6500 will ‘exceed all expectations’. Join us after the break to find out more, and to find out what we would like to see in its replacement. Continue reading…

Do We Really Need More New APS-C DSLR Cameras?

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The camera sounds interesting, but surely it’s time to say goodbye to the APS-C DSLR. 

A recent report has suggested that Canon may be making a new APS-C DSLR that will combine two of their popular APS-C based cameras into one new shiny body. While the camera certainly sounds interesting, surely there has to be a point in time when Canon and others lay the APS-C DSLR to rest. Mirrorless cameras, especially in the flavor of APS-C have taken over the APS-C market, and most consumers (and many professionals) are picking Mirrorless APS-C cameras over DSLRs.  Continue reading…

Is Sony’s Eye AF Really Better Than Fujifilm’s? Let’s See!

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Eye autofocus is one of the killer tricks up the sleeves of many Mirrorless cameras, but just how big of a difference is there in performance between brands?

Earlier on this week during a keynote in California, Sony showed off their new eye autofocus and tracking systems that will be available in a few of their Mirrorless cameras.The new eye autofocusing system will be made available via a firmware update to the Sony a9, A7 III, and the Sony A7r III, while the a6400 will launch with both of the new systems already in place this February. Just how good are these new focusing system though when compared to some of the other Mirrorless cameras on the market? After the break we have a video for you that puts the XT-3, the a6500, a6400, a9, A7 III, and the A7r III up against each other. You don’t want to miss this. Continue reading…

First Impressions: Sony A6400 (with Tons of Image Samples)

Sony is targeting the vlogging crowd with their latest crop sensor Sony A6400 camera

At their headquarters in San Diego, the Sony A6400 was unveiled, the company’s latest APS-C Mirrorless camera. Situated between the Sony A6300 and A6500 Crop Sensor cameras, Sony is incorporating quite a lot of cutting edge technology into their brand new A6400. The Sony A6400 features the company’s latest generation 24.2 megapixel BIONZ X image processor with enhanced skin tone reproduction, as well as a tiltable, flip up touch screen capable of facing forward. This clearly indicates Sony designed the camera with the vlogging crowd in mind. According to the statements made at the press conference, the Sony A6400 is capable of achieving a blazingly fast autofocus speed of 0.02 seconds, shooting continuously at 11 FPS with AF & AE tracking using the mechanical shutter, and features enhanced Real-time Eye AF, and newly developed Real-time Tracking as well as Real-time Eye AF for animal subjects. For the video shooters out there, the A6400 can record 4K HDR videos as well as make time lapse recordings.

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