Alpha Creative Skills

By Mark Galer | Sony Alpha Creative Skills magazine edited by Mark Galer, Sony Ambassador for Australia

2015 Roundup: High-end Interchangeable Lens Cameras $2000+

>> This roundup has been replaced with a newer version - click to read it <<<p>Within this category, which includes body-only cameras costing $2000 or …

Attack of the Tiny Tripods

Tired of lugging around heavy metal? Mark and AB discuss the art of traveling light. Tripods in order of appearance: Manfrotto MK190XPRO4-3W Aluminum …

Choosing the right camera strap

Camera Straps are perhaps the most important camera accessory you will ever purchase. AB and Mark Galer discuss the relative merits of the different …

Sony a68: A-Mount, Translucent Mirror, and 4D Focus

The Sony Alpha mount is alive and kicking. Less than a month after Sony UK told photographers that there are “no A-mounts planned,” Sony Europe today …

Cameras

Sony to bring uncompressed RAW to a7 II cameras on November 18

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - November 03, 2015) - B&H Photo would like to share the announcement of a new firmware update for the Sony Alpha a7 II …

Sony Alpha Creative Workshop

Sony RX10 II Review

Choosing your next Sony Alpha APS-C E-Mount Lens

City Awakens A7SII 4K

The 7KG Photo Bag

Sony 70-400mm f/4-5.6 G SSM II

Monument Valley

Ultimate Guide to Sony Lens Adapters

PHOTOGRAPHY GEAR GUIDE: SONY LENS ADAPTERS<p>One of the best features of mirrorless cameras is, that due to their extremely thin body design, it’s …

Cameras

PRESS RELEASE: Sony announces new firmware for Uncompressed RAW files!

PRESS RELEASE: Sony announces new firmware for Uncompressed RAW files Sony Announces Addition of Uncompressed 14-Bit RAW Still Image Capture for New …

Cameras

Sony a7S II Has 14-Bit RAW, a7R II and Others to Get It via Free Firmware Update

Sony announced today that its new a7S II “low-light monster” camera will feature user-selected compressed and uncompressed 14-bit RAW when it ships …

DSLR Cameras

Sony Unveils 42.4MP Alpha 7R II

Sony has launched a new digital mirrorless interchangeable lens camera, the a7R II, which features the world’s first back-illuminated full-frame …

Cameras

A Complete Checklist For Shooting Night-Time Time-Lapse Sequences

Aside from the regular artistic consideration, shooting time lapses requires quite a bit of technical know how. This check list from Stefan Kohler …

Why the Mirrorless Camera Revolution Matters

Courtesy of PanasonicI remember being one of the first to hear about the Micro 4/3 mirrorless camera technology in 2008 when another editor returned …

Cameras

OWL is the World’s First Drop-In Filter Adapter That Lets You Swap Filters in a Flash

For telephoto lenses with huge front elements, screw-on filters aren’t very practical or economical. Thus, for certain lenses, companies like Canon …

Cameras

Capture Professional Looking Portraits with a Sony Alpha Camera and Kit Lens

F11 and Be There! (Exposure for Dummies)

One of three types of photographer is probably reading this: 1) A crusty old pro who knows everything about film photography and could teach me a …

Cameras

Disruption, innovation, and the future of photography: Roger Cicala reads the tea leaves

Technology changes tend to be of two types: incremental improvements or disruptive innovations. Incremental improvements allow one manufacturer to …

Sydney Harbour

30 Links to Inspiring Photography and Amazing Articles

This week’s list is composed of a terrific set of hand-selected links by Toad Hollow Photography, featuring some of the finest photographs and posts …

Photography

Dancers In Motion

Fotodiox Launches Sony E to Canon EF-Mount Adapter with 10-Stop Variable ND Filter Built-In

Fotodiox is adding a new piece of gear to its impressive lineup of adapters and accessories. It’s called the Vizelex ND Throttle, and it’s a Sony …

WD Announces the Ultimate On-Location Hard Drive with WiFi and an SD Slot Built Right In

It’s not often a portable hard drive catches our eye, but the newest offering from Western Digital feels like it was built specifically for …

Melbourne from Williamstown

Philip Bloom Compares His Eyes to Sony’s A7s in Beautifully Shot Low-Light Video

Award-winning filmmaker Philip Bloom recently got his hands on the new A7s, and as part of his ongoing review of the newest mirrorless full-frame …