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Sony a6500 Hands-On Review by Mathieu Gasquet

The Sony a6500 and RX100 V cameras were announced completely “out of the blue” less than two weeks ago and now Sony are showing off the cameras at their HQ in the UK prior to the official shipping date sometime in December. The new a6500 comes just 8

New 4K Sony A99II is like an a7R II in a DSLR Body

Sony made a surprise announcement at Photokina 2016 earlier today by shoving the a7RII specs in a DSLR body, thus creating the new A99II, which now shoots 4K video and has a 5-Axis SteadyShot Inside (In-Body Image Stabilisation) and lots more. The new a99II features a massive

IBC 2016: Sony Unveils the E PZ 18-110mm F4 G OSS Lens

Unlike this time last year when Sony surprisingly introduced the Sony A7S II mirrorless camera along with the Sony FS5 compact camcorder, currently at IBC 2016 we haven’t seen any new Sony cameras whatsoever, yet there are still a few enticing products that caught our attention. The first

New Sony FDR-X3000R 4K Action Cam Sets its Sights on GoPro

At the start of IFA 2016, Sony announced a new 4K action camera – the FDR-X3000R, featuring, for the first time in a Sony action cam – in body image stabilisation, or B.O.SS (Balanced Optical SteadyShot). This is the first time Sony is porting their advanced stabilisation

New Sony Full-Frame 50mm FE f/2.8 Macro Lens Announced

Just a few days ago, Sony introduced yet another new full-frame lens for their E-mount camera system – this time it’s a macro (yes!) and it’s called the FE 50mm f/2.8 Macro. The new 50mm lens joins the recently announced budget Sony 50mm f1.8 prime, and the more upscale

Sony Updates NXCAM Line with New HXR-NX5R Camcorder

The Sony NXCAM range of camcorders including the NX5 and NX3 have been quite popular with event videographers and self shooters for quite sometime, and earlier today Sony announced the latest addition to the range – the new HXR-NX5R, bringing modern Sony innovations such as a multi-interface shoe, WiFi/NFC

Sony Introduces Compressed Raw for F5 and F55

More details emerge on the additional functionality built into the new Sony AXS-R7 4K Raw recorder for the PMW-F5 and F55 CineAlta cameras. You may remember, at NAB we told you about the new compressed raw format called X-OCN (eXtended Original Camera Negative) that Sony is implementing

New Firmware Update Fixes Overheating Issue on Sony a6300?

Did Sony just fix the dreaded overheating issue when shooting 4K on their a6300? Well, the company just released a firmware update that claims it “…improves stability in picture shooting mode by optimizing temperature control (effects vary according to temperature).” The a6300 has been very popular with

How to Setup Your Sony FS5 to Record 4K Raw

Getting to grips with Sony camera menus can be a soul crushing task, but worry not there are plenty of helpful tutorials and videos on the Internet. Such videos are often most helpful when they come from manufacturers or advanced users of the kit in question. Convergent

Stunning New Sony PXW-Z150 4K Footage by Doug Jensen

The Sony PXW-Z150 was quietly announced at the BVE 2016 Show in London back in February this year, and there hasn’t really been much happening with it since it started shipping a couple of months back. For those who missed the announcement details, the Sony Z150 features

Sony FS5 Firmware 2.0 Available to Download for Free

Announced at NAB 2016 last month, the Sony FS5 firmware version 2.0 is now is available to download the free. Firmware 2.0 is quite a substantial update as it mainly enables the 4K Raw recording to an external recorder (you still have to buy the raw license separately) and