Reports Predict a New Sigma 50mm f1.2 Art. Is Flare Too Much to Ask for?

Sigma is reported to be developing two new 50mm lenses for the Sony E Mount, a 50mm f1.2 DG DN Art and a 50mm f2 DG DN Contemporary. But, the new lenses, if the reports are in fact true, beg the question, how many 50mm lenses does one system need? With several 50mm E-mount lenses already available — eight in our Sony E Mount lens guide alone — Sigma is going to need to set itself apart with more than just price.

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It’s Official: Sony Has New Global Shutter APS-C and Micro Four Thirds Sensors

It’s not a rumor anymore; Sony has updated their sensor page with a bunch of new Global Shutter sensors in several formats.

A few months back, we heard of a leaked specs sheet for a new Sony CMOS Global Shutter sensor, initially believed to be for an upcoming A6700 camera. Sony Alpha Rumors has recently broke the big news that it’s now official: the company has a whole bunch of these new sensors in nearly all possible formats, as indicated in their updated sensor page.

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Reports Say Sony Will Showcase New “Mini a9” at “Photokina or PhotoPlus”

Sony most likely will not name the upcoming “mini A9” as A6700.

With Photokina and Photo Plus Expo just around the corner, reports of upcoming releases are also flying about. Among this is the new a6000 series camera, which Sony will be unveiling either at the Photokina or PhotoPlus, according to reports gathered by Sony Alpha Rumors. However, it might not be called the a6700 but will most likely be a “mini a9”.

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Sony 24mm F1.4 GM FE Lens to Be Released Around Photokina 2018, FE 135mm Lens Sometime in 2019

Sony photographers can expect at least two new lenses from the company, with the Sony 24mm f1.4 FE GM set to be announced sooner.

Reports are certain that we’re on the way to getting two new lenses from Sony. The Sony 24mm f1.4 GM lens is believed to be scheduled for announcement sometime around the Photokina 2018 dates. An FE 135mm lens is also said to be in the works and slated to be released sometime in 2019.

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