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 …

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

One of the best features of mirrorless cameras is, that due to their extremely thin body design, it’s possible to mount a huge array of lenses on …

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

<b>PRESS RELEASE: Sony announces new firmware for Uncompressed RAW files</b><p><b>Sony Announces Addition of Uncompressed 14-Bit RAW Still Image Capture for New α</b> …

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 …

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 …

Tutorials

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 …

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 …

Digital Photography

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 …

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 …