Sony A7: Image stabilisation and large-sensor cameras

Sony's decision to add five-axis in-body stabilisation to the A7 is a significant move in the mirrorless world. Up to now,...

Sony A7 II: Could this be the perfect mount for Leica glass?

Just a year ago I was salivating at the prospect of trying the Sony A7r with its full-frame sensor in a tiny...

Sony A7II Stabilisation: Does it work with third-party manual-focus lenses?

Until today it had never crossed my mind that the Sony's in-body stabilisation might not work with manual lenses. The idea seems far fetched, but it has gained some credence on the forums.

Sony A7: Bargain-basement quality zoom from Leica

A Sony A7r has been in my camera stable for over half a year and it has proved to be a capable...

Sony: Full-frame NEX to arrive this month

Rumours of the expected full-frame E-mount NEX camera from Sony are coming thick and fast. There are said to be two...

Sony A7: First image comparisons

Impressive results for the Sony A7 (and especially the A7R) in comparison with results from the competition, including Canon, Nikon, Fuji and Sony's own...

Sony A7 Mark 2: Leica lenses and stabilisation

Last year I spent some months with the Sony A7r, the world's first full-frame mirrorless camera other than the Leica M (which isn't really mirrorless in the sense we now regard it). Sony did a fantastic job of squeezing a full-frame sensor into a relatively small body. And for owners of Leica lenses it was a magnet for experimentation. I liked the A7r immensely, even for a first stab at a new genre. My only serious consideration was the noisy and vibratory shutter which was obtrusive in street photography and also caused camera shake.

Sony loses FF mirrorless market share

Once top of the tree, Sony is predictably losing market share to its new Japanese rivals.

Sony RX10 and A7r side by side: Surprise

This week I got my mitts on Sony's new RX10 super-zoom bridge camera for the first time. Up to this week...

Pimp your Sony RX100 with retro skin

Yesterday I bumped into a Sony RX100 owner who had...