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June 10 2013

6/10/13

Sony HVL-F60M flash review. 

The HVL-F60M is Sony’s top-line flash unit, replacing the HVL-F58AM in 2012, and should be familiar to recent purchasers of the A99 as this flash was included.  Sony’s newest flash is first rate, including build quality, output and power settings.  However, it would have been nice to see a stereo or PC connection for remote… More »

June 10 2013

6/10/13

Sony HVL-F60M flash review. 

The HVL-F60M is Sony’s top-line flash unit, replacing the HVL-F58AM in 2012, and should be familiar to recent purchasers of the A99 as this flash was included.  Sony’s newest flash is first rate, including build quality, output and power settings.  However, it would have been nice to see a stereo or PC connection for remote… More »

June 5 2013

6/5/13

Sigma 60mm F/2.8 in stock for now.

The new Sigma 60/2.8 lenses are in stock, Sony NEX black or silver versions are available, plus MFT users, here and here.  I put my order in for a black Sony NEX version.

Sony A77 with verticle battery grip starting at $898!!

Full frame users might want to check out the … More »

May 20 2013

5/20/13

Updates etc.

I’ve fallen behind trying to update my product links that go to ‘discontinued items’ on my recommended stuff, and that’s fixed now hopefully, let me know if there’s a link to an outdated product.

I forgot to mention a few months ago B&H Photo started carrying RadioPoppers triggers.  I’ve been using them for several years and … More »

May 9 2013

5/9/13

DXOmark tests 70-400mm, comes to same conclusion I did 4 years ago.

 DXOmark tested the new version of the Sony 70-400mm G lens, and called it among other things ‘one of the sharpest superzooms’ which was basically my conclusion when I reviewed it in May of 2009.  They go on to say performance could be a bit better wide … More »
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