Upgrade to the 50mm f/1.2 GM?

Buying the latest and greatest is seriously tempting, but is it really worthwhile? Going from the MeFoto RoadTrip to a Gitzo carbon fiber tripod; from the a7 III to the a7s III; from the Shogun Inferno to the Ninja V; and from the iPhone 7 to the iPhone 12 Pro Max: those were all substantial... Continue Reading →

Sony a7s III S-Log3 ISO 160

A few appallingly rude, ignorant forum members over at DPReview prompted me to shoot a clip at ISO 160 - only to discover that it looks perfect, with great colors, pleasing skin tones, good contrast and detail, and low noise. In a pinch, if I didn't have an ND filter, I wouldn't hesitate to use... Continue Reading →

Reason for 35mm GM Delay

According to sonyalpharumors: Now we know the reason why the Sony 35mm f/1.4 GM lens shipment start has been delayed. Sony Hong Kong notified that the early batch of lenses may have an issue with the ornament plate. Those lenses will now be repaired for free. Here is the press text: — Notice to Owners... Continue Reading →

Sony Taking the Piss Out of a7s III Owners?

A DPReview forum member who goes by the user name of iirrbloss writes: Got a newsletter from Atomos saying they're working on FX3-support with wb/iso-support in FCPX. It's almost like they're mocking those who bought the A7SIII. Technically it should be the same firmware fix for both FX3 and A7SIII as the internals are the... Continue Reading →

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