Tag: Sony

Sony Alpha 900 – name confirmed by ad

A Danish photography magazine just leaked the official name of the new flagship camera from Sony. As everybody expected, it will be named Sony Alpha 900. Also,this tends to contradict the possibility of additional similar cameras (possibly with a different/smaller sensor). Features 24.6 Mega Pixel Full Frame Exmor CMOS Sensor Dual BIONZ Image Processing Engine…

Embargo on Canon EOS 5D MkII, Sony Alpha 900

The DPreview forums are currently providing the latest bit of information about the Canon EOS 5D succession. The EOS 5D is dead, long live the… EOS 7D and EOS 5D MkII. The first would be for a low cost option (around $2000 – I told you that this low price point would be critical in…

Sony & Sigma on long tele zooms

Today’s launches in Las Vegas have the advantage of offering good opportunities to make interesting comparisons. First comes to my mind the opposition of two high-end tele-zooms that should interest the enthusiast photographer looking toward sports, wildlife and even portrait: Sigma APO 120-400mm f/4.5-5.6 DG OS HSM Sony 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G (SAL70300G) Tous les deux…

Sony joins the DRM-free crowd

It was about time! I had previously wrote here that Sony was now the last major music company not having announced any plan to offer its music catalog in MP3 format without DRM (without digital rights protection). This is about to change. Sony, like the other disc producers/distributors, finally figured it out: Consumers are actually…