A Host of Lenses Arrive For Sony's Full Frame A7 Cameras

A good camera system needs lots of lenses, and Sony is taking their full-frame FE system a step forward with some new hunks of glass. We caught a whiff of these last year when Sony first teased them, but now we have a full rundown of pricing and availability. » 3/04/15 9:28am 3/04/15 9:28am

Field Notes: Sony's A7 Mark II Is a Solid Upgrade, But Video's a Bummer

We recently did a quick preview of Sony's new A7 Mark II, the brand new revision to last year's full-frame mirrorless camera. Since then I've had a chance to spend significantly more quality time with the Mark II, and am ready to ruminate on what's better and worse on version two. » 12/16/14 9:43am 12/16/14 9:43am

Sony A7 Mark II Hands-On: Here's What 5-Axis Stabilization Can Do

The recent surprise announcement of Sony's a7 Mark II had people reeling about the first-ever 5-axis in-body stabilization on a full-frame camera. We recently got our meathooks on one of the new cams and wanted to show you just a bit of what it can do before giving it a more comprehensive report. » 12/04/14 4:49pm 12/04/14 4:49pm

Sony's A7 Mark II Camera Will Be Available Next Month For $1700

Last week Sony Japan hit us with a surprise announcement of the A7 Mark II, an upgrade over the popular full-frame mirrorless camera. The initial launch was only for Asia, which left people on this side of the pond a bit confused. Well, we now have pricing and U.S. availability for the new cam that sports wicked… » 11/26/14 10:00am 11/26/14 10:00am

Sony A7s Review: The New King of Full-Frame Video

Sony's moves in the field of consumer electronics can seem genius at times, and baffling at others. Its new full-frame mirrorless camera, the A7s, is a little bit of both. It's a camera that looks and functions exactly as previous A7 models, but with a few very specific, and exciting, features especially suited to… » 7/15/14 2:45pm 7/15/14 2:45pm

Is Nikon About to Release a New Small Full-Frame Camera to Rival Sony?

Nikon has been teasing the photography world lately with a series of seductive videos that hint at some amazing cool camera on the horizon. Will this thing actually be what people expect, and can it rival the recent Sony powerhouses? » 11/01/13 4:50pm 11/01/13 4:50pm

Sony A7 and A7r: Mirrorless Cameras Have (Finally!) Gone Full-Frame

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens cameras have come a long way in only a few years. And after gradually layering on new features and capability, they've finally reached an apex in Sony's new A7 and A7r models, both of which sport that big and beautiful bastion of image quality—the full-frame sensor. » 10/16/13 2:00am 10/16/13 2:00am

Sony RX1 Review: A Camera So Bold, So Beautiful... and So Expensive

There are two terms in digital photography that signify two very different kinds of cameras. The terms are compact, and full-frame. The former defines those cheap, pocketable point-and-shoots, while the latter is a feature only found on the most professional DSLRs. With the RX1, Sony fused these two polar opposites in… » 5/29/13 1:00pm 5/29/13 1:00pm

Here Are Pictures from the First Full-Frame Point-and-Shoot, the Sony…

Sony excited a lot of people who were down on point-and-shoots with the full-frame RX1. As the smallest full-frame sensor camera, it sounded like it could be awesome. But sounding awesome is different from looking awesome and with cameras, it's all about the shots right? Well, here are some sample shots of the RX1. » 9/27/12 10:00pm 9/27/12 10:00pm

Leaked Sony RX1 Fits a DSLR in Your Pocket

Images and specs of a new Sony full frame compact camera have leaked over the weekend. The alleged new camera, called RX1, appears to squeeze DSLR-like specs right into your pocket—for a purported $2,800. » 9/10/12 6:29am 9/10/12 6:29am

RED Launches 5K RED EPIC Flagship Camera

RED just announced their new RED EPIC flagship video camera at NAB, which uses a new, full-frame S35mm Mysterium X sensor. The Mysterium X matches the quality of 35mm film at 5k resolution and one ups the 4k Mysterium sensor found in the RED ONE. The EPIC can also shoot framerates up to 100 FPS. » 4/14/08 2:04pm 4/14/08 2:04pm

Leica M8 Getting Full-Frame Sensor at Photokina?

Even though a Leica rep explicitly told us at PMA that there would be no M9 or M10—Leica plans to perpetually upgrade the Inspector Gadget of digital cameras, the M8, instead—some customers received a letter from the big L that a full-frame M camera is on the way. » 2/05/08 9:00pm 2/05/08 9:00pm