1. M

    Sony Sony A7 IV, Sigma 40mm or 50mm?

    I need some advice. For the purposes of photographing old books/documents of size 58cm x 48cm and 83cm x 58cm, I need to choose one of these two lenses that I would use on the Sony A7 IV: 1. Sigma 40mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art 2. Sigma 50mm F1.4 DG DN Art I can only choose between those two lenses...
  2. Brownie

    Sony UPDATE: 24-200 Video finally showed up. Posted.

    I was making my usual trip around the web when I stopped in at Sony Alpha Rumors. The first story is about preorders being open for Sigma's 50/1.2. There's a Dustin Abbot video review of the lens, except... When I clicked the link to go to comments, the video wasn't was actually a...
  3. Brownie

    Sony Used gear stores no longer accepting A-Mount lenses

    I guess it was only a matter of time. I knew MPB had stopped a while back, but just learned that KEH and Used Photo Pro have both stopped as well. What will this mean for prices on eBay and other used sites? Up? Down? No change? How long before Sony drops the LA-EA adapters series altogether...
  4. A

    Switching from Canon to Sony

    Hey y’all! I’m Alesia and I’m a wife, mom, and business owner with 10 associates. Our main clientele is couples that are getting married so we tend to do lots of weddings. Our website for reference: I have associates that work for me as well but I do all the editing...
  5. Brownie

    Sony Fixed my uploading speed issue

    I've been trying to figure out how to fix upload speed on my computer for some time. I've done all the search and destroy/malware/disk cleaners, but there seems to be so much junk running in the background that uploading image files is only getting to about 47MBps after the cache fills...
  6. cedge

    Sony New Sony (A9 Mk1) User - My Experiences/Annoyances

    So rather than bog down the GAS thread, I thought I'd post here my thoughts on it thus far. The Sony A9 is my first modern full frame camera that I've bought having used the Sony A7S briefly (for MF lenses only) and the Canon 5D Classic. Main reason I bought the A9 was for its AF and continuous...
  7. dermaus

    Completed For Sale: Sony FE 24–105mm f4 G OSS | Location: USA | Ships: USA

    Classifieds Type For Sale Price US $604 Item Sony FE 24–105mm f4 G OSS My Location USA Picture File(s) attached Description An excellent, multi-purpose lens. Comes with: original box lens hood lens caps (front and rear) lens pouch docs Asking price includes Paypal goods and services...
  8. Brownie

    Sony HOT! Pergear Type A 260G + Reader for <$200

    At their site. I had decided to stay with SD cards for the A1, I really don't need the added speed from the Express cards. The Kingston Canvas React Plus 256G has been selling for $190. Went to get one and they jumped to $220 overnight. Got pissed and started looking at other options. Pergear...
  9. Pimpy

    Sony Radioactive Sony Lens

    Does anyone know of any other Sony lenses that are radioactive.? I have never heard of a Sony lens that has thorium elements like this one.
  10. drd1135

    Sony hands out A9iii’s at SB Live fire testing.
  11. AndyMcD

    Sony Moving to Sony (from Fuji X)

    I have had the Sony A7 for a bit longer than a week, but only had a couple of old manual lenses to try on it, and frankly the results were not great. I traded in my remaining Fuji kit and picked up three lenses plus a converter and they all turned up this afternoon - luckily on my afternoon off...
  12. Brownie

    Sony Sony A7 II and kit lens back on sale for $998

    Amazon, B&H, and Adorama for sure. Maybe others.
  13. AndyMcD

    Sony Godox flash compatibility

    Looking to add an on camera flash plus wireless trigger for my Sony A7. I am already full in with Godox so want either a TT685 or TT350 plus X Pro trigger. Looking on Amazon, all the listings say A7R but not A7 (later A7 versions are shown as compatible). Is there an issue with flash...
  14. Brownie

    Sony A very surprising outing

    It's been so cold and windy here I've been holed up trying to stay warm. Finally decided to suck it up and try to get to know my new A1. I headed out to nearby Sterling State Park on Lake Erie hoping to find something worth shooting. Sometimes if the wind comes strong from the east the ice will...
  15. AndyMcD

    Sony Sigma MC-11 on A7

    I have been a long term Fuji user for almost a decade but this week I picked up a cheap Sony A7, with a view to borrowing a Canon 24mm T/S lens on it. Research suggested that the Sigma MC-11 would be a good convertor to use it with (due to good interior anti-reflective material) so I grabbed...
  16. davidzvi

    Sony AF Area Registration option for return center

    Just getting to know my A7CR. Currently, I have the center point as a registered AF area. I like having an option to quickly get the point back in the center. What I don't like is that I can't then change the focus area, it keeps giving me a message saying "invalid while recalling...."...
  17. gryphon1911

    Software Sony Memory Stick Reader Info

    Just FYI - As a lot of you may already know, I've been experimenting with some vintage early 2000 digital cameras. 2 of which are Sony (F828 and R1) and they both came with Memory Stick cards. I tried connecting up the camera itself to the computer to download the images - but had no luck. I...
  18. Brownie

    Sony Didn't have to, just wanted to

  19. gryphon1911

    Sony Sony F828 - First Impression in 2024

    Picked up off eBay for a little bit of nothing! Thoughts... It feels well build. The plastic is there, but pretty solid except for some movement around the battery and card doors. It's a good size, not too big, or too small, great grip on it. Not a huge fan of where the rear command dial is...
  20. davidzvi

    GAS Considering a new system. Maybe Sony.

    So, the O-M1 is the first m4/3 camera I've bought that I'm not enjoying. It's a fine camera, images are good. I got some lovely images on my trip to Greece. I'm just not enjoying using it. What to get in its place? I don't think I'll go down the Nikon road again. The Z7II was great as was...
  21. Brownie

    Classifieds For Sale: Sony LA-EA4 A-Mount to E-Mount Adapter | Location: USA | Ships: USA

    Classifieds Type For Sale Price $175 Item Price Reduced. Sony LA-EA4 A-Mount to E-Mount Adapter My Location USA Picture File(s) attached Description This was purchased from KEH in 'Like New' condition and hardly used, is still in the same condition. Adapts A-Mount glass to E-Mount bodies...
  22. mnhoj

    Sony Showcase Tamron 20-40mm F2.8

    I'm really liking this lens. The focal range is less wide but a little longer. Not remarkable on it's own but add it's size, price, performance and it's a winner in my book. The first samples are from American Honda Motor's Cars, Bikes and Coffee Event this morning in Torrance, CA. Oh and I did...
  23. Brownie

    Sony Well, the cat's out of the bag now. Sony releases pay-to-play firmware for A7 IV

    This kind of thing really grinds my gizzard. It's going to become normal across brands. I was going to get an A1 in the next month or so, now I think I'll hold off. Sony Electronics Announces Custom Gridline License Available for Alpha Camera Bodies for $149!!! – sonyalpharumors
  24. Brownie

    Sony Sales trying to draw people to FF?

    Right now, US buyers can get a Sony A7R IIIa and A Tamron 28-200 for $2700. That's a heck of an entry into FF for under $3k, with what is one of the best sensors Sony ever made. Want cheaper yet? Sony A7III and 28-70 kit lens for $1700. Still not cheap enough? Sony A7II and 28-70 for $998. Crazy.
  25. Jonathan F/2

    Sony Monster LA-FE2 Nikon to Sony adapter, now with screw drive AF!

    焦点工房 on Reels | 焦点工房 · Original audio This Monster LA-FE2 adapter looks super interesting! You can now get AF with older screw drive Nikon lenses. This would be perfect for some of those older Nikon screw drive prime lenses! Now Nikon has no excuse to make their own version!
  26. smokyb

    Sony RX100 movie button

    Can anyone tell me how to disable the movie button on the RX100. I haven't been able to find anything in the menus. Thanks.
  27. Brownie

    Sony Interesting video compares A1/A7R V/A7 IV/A7S III normal and low light

    This is a pretty decent video, kind of long at almost 1/2 hour but some very interesting results, including the A7R V in crop mode compared to the others. I'm not familiar with this reviewer but then I don't watch many of them, maybe some of you know who he is. The A7S III is kind of irrelevant...
  28. drd1135

    Sony New Sony A9iii has a Global Shutter

    Not that I’m dropping $6K on a new camera, but it looks like we have a practical global shutter. 120 fps, 1/80,000 max SS, and flash sync at any speed. I need none of these 😛but it’s interesting to see a new tech becoming real. I wonder how fast and how widely this will percolate through the...
  29. P

    Sony Sony A7iv/Sony 35mm f/1.8 - Protest

    In town (London) for the pro Palestine protest to see what I could get out of it using this camera/lens combo. Pleased with the outcome. I just take pictures, so I make no comment of the politics other than to say "There are people and there is politics". Unfortunately, the ones who get hurt...
  30. P

    Sony Sony A7 iv with Sony 35mm f/1.8 (and helped by Ai)

    More nightclub shots from Electrowerkz in Islington North London. The first 4 are real people but backgrounds and a couple of bits (like the web) were added in PS Generative Fill. It's quite good fun....addictive actually! Nice bunch of people there. 3 floors of boom boom boom music and...
  31. Brownie

    Sony Two rumors RE: A9III, A7SIV, A1II, or A1 Firmware? One as early as November 8?

    First one says something big November 8: Second one says Sony has registered 2 pro level cameras in China. Timing based on previous releases is on track for the A9III...
  32. Brownie

    Sony I don’t own a single Sony prime

    Which is probably not news given my propensity for cheap and that I only use primes when needed. My selection consists of a Samyang 24/1.8 and 35/1.4, Minolta 50/1.7 and 85/1.4 A-mounts, and a Rokinon 135/1.8. Sonys supposedly focus faster, and the crippling of 3rd party lenses to 15FPS is...
  33. AlwaysOnAuto

    Sony Help with a flare problem

    Is this the flare problem I've read about with Sony cameras and 'wide' angle lenses? Thing is, it happened when using my 50mm too, not just the 35mm, but to a lessor extent.
  34. AlwaysOnAuto

    Sony Need help with opinions on a shot

    I'm trying to replicate a label shot for a box for my latest train locomotive acquisition. I'm working on getting the 'shot' portion of the label. Here is a really bad photo crop of what I'm trying to make for my box which is missing the flap that would have the label on it from the factory...
  35. AlwaysOnAuto

    Sony New Sony cameras

    Surprised no one has posted about the new A7C cameras yet.
  36. L0n3Gr3yW0lf

    Scanners Advice for flat field "scanning" with Sony a7

    Hello. I am hoping and trying to get back to drawing after taking a 4 year hiatus in the next couple of months. Typically it takes me 100 to 300 hours to do one drawing because I OCD hard on ultra realism from shading and the tiniest details possible and because I draw on very large paper, A3+...
  37. Brownie

    Completed Price reduced. Sigma 100-400 Sony E Mount | Location: USA | Ships: USA

    Classifieds Type For Sale Price $625 Item Sigma 100-400 Sony E Mount My Location USA Picture File(s) attached Description Sony 100-400 per photos. Includes all original packaging, paperwork, hood, caps, etc. Also includes third party tripod collar. Lens is in EC+ condition. Can't find any...
  38. Brownie

    Sony 'Custom Hold' Shooting, very cool.

    Edited for a clearer description. Now that the Tamron lets me pan without changing cameras/lenses, I wanted a way to quickly switch to panning settings on the camera. I have a complete setup for action on the mode dial, Custom Mode 1. It has a fast shutter and certain settings for the head-on...
  39. L0n3Gr3yW0lf

    Sony Tamron is working on the most sold lens in the FE System

    TAMRON announces the development of 70-180mm F/2.8 Di III VC VXD G2 (Model A065) for Sony E-mount full-frame mirrorless. Class-leading compact and lightweight* telephoto zoom | News | TAMRON TLDR is that Tamron announced they are developing the Tamron 70-180mm f 2.8 Di III VC VXD G2, no...
  40. Brownie

    Sony Showcase Tamron 50-400mm F4.5-6.3 Di III VXD

    I remember when this lens was announced thinking it would be nice to have the extra 50mm below the standard 100-400 lenses. I didn't think about it much more until a few weeks ago when I started wishing for that added 50mm while shooting and rediscovered it while window shopping. It's shaping...
  41. MountainMan79

    Completed For Sale: Sony 20-70mm f/4 G lens | Location: USA | Ships: USA

    Classifieds Type For Sale Price $900 Item Sony 20-70mm f/4 G lens My Location USA Picture File(s) attached Description Like new condition. Filter attached since day 1 (does not come with filter). All other original items included. Prefer PayPal F&F. Looking to fund a Leica...
  42. MountainMan79

    Completed For Sale: Sony 35mm f/1.4 GM lens | Location: USA | Ships: USA

    Classifieds Type For Sale Price $1,000 Item Sony 35mm f/1.4 GM lens My Location USA Picture File(s) attached Description Like new condition. Filter has been attached since day 1 (will not come with filter). All original parts included. Prefer PayPal F&F. Looking to sell to fund a...
  43. Brownie

    Sony Just ordered a Tamron 50-400

    I've been having some fun with panning shots at the track. In order to pan I need something between 50-70mm. Right now I have to switch cameras to the 24-105, then go back to the 100-400 for the coming at you shots. The added 50mm at the short end will be a nice convenience and eliminate camera...
  44. mnhoj

    Sony Samyangs

    How about an unofficial thread? There seems to be a few gracing the members here. Please join in. I'll start with the 75. A unique blend of focal length, aperture speed, cost, size and output. The amazing Olive.
  45. Jock Elliott

    Sony You turkeys! (Sony DSC-RX10M4)

    Out the sun room window yesterday morning. Cheers, Jock
  46. L0n3Gr3yW0lf

    Classifieds Want to Buy: Looking for a BOX (the packaging) of a Sony FE 85mm f 1.8 | Location: UK | Ships: World

    Classifieds Type Want to Buy Item Looking for a BOX (the packaging) of a Sony FE 85mm f 1.8 My Location UK Description Hello, I am looking to buy the BOX, the packaging, of a Sony FE 85mm f 1.8 (not the lens, I already own that). Why? Because my OCD keeps reminding me that I don't have...
  47. AlwaysOnAuto

    Sony I think I need to try an experiment

    I'm fortunate in that I have more cameras than I rightfully should have or need.(Yes, there's that word 'need' again, @Brownie) I usually have at least two sitting out on my desk/cabinet ready to take pictures at the whim. I usually grab one based on the lens attached. To get my 'creative'...
  48. kmac76

    Sony NYC w/18-105

    Harbor tour w/ a6600 and the f4 18-105 pz
  49. Brownie

    Sony Dear Sony...

    Please make an A7IV M2. Keep it exactly the same but use the sensor and RAW frame rate of the A7R III. You don't have to make them for anyone else. One for me is fine. Thanks, looking forward to hearing from you soon... cue 'Jeopardy' theme... :p
  50. L0n3Gr3yW0lf

    Sony Showcase Sony FE 28mm f 2

    I have it only for one day so these are initial observations. The threasld can be used as a showcase for the lens as well (I was surprised there wasn't one open give how old the lens is). Very beautiful rendition of the background at minimum focus. A very mild swirly bokeh at the edges (less...