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sony  // Posts tagged as "sony"

01 Aug Posted by Matt in Guides, News |

Should I Buy a Compact System Camera Now?

Should I Buy a Compact System Camera Now?

What is a Compact System Camera? Compact system cameras are a relatively new type of camera that fill a gap between consumer point and shoot models and Digital SLRs.  They function much like DSLRs; they have interchangeable lenses, work well in low-light, and offer a much higher level of manual control than most traditional compact cameras. When...

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14 Jul Posted by Matt in News, Reviews |

Sony NEX-C3: Small but perfectly formed?

Sony NEX-C3: Small but perfectly formed?

The Sony NEX-C3 is the latest in Sony’s line of NEX cameras, following on from the NEX-3 and NEX-5 that were released a year ago. The C, apparently, stands for compact, and in the accompanying press material the NEX-C3 is described as the world’s smallest, lightest interchangeable lens camera with APS-C sized sensor. That’s actually quite...

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27 Feb Posted by Matt in News |

Sony ‘open-source’ E-mount: New Lenses on the way

Sony ‘open-source’ E-mount: New Lenses on the way

Sony have open-sourced their E-mount lenses, paving the way for Sigma & Tamron lenses on your NEX-3 or NEX-5 digital camera.

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23 Jan Posted by Matt in News |

Is the Canon-Nikon dominance over? Sony now #2 in the UK

Is the Canon-Nikon dominance over? Sony now #2 in the UK

For a long time, the interchangeable lens camera market has been dominated by two huge players, Canon and Nikon, with a small field of other manufacturers picking up the scraps.  Now new figures analysed by Amateur Photographer show Sony at the number two spot in the UK, forcing Nikon into third place. Of course until...

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17 Jan Posted by Matt in News, Reviews |

2011 Digital Cameras so far: CES Roundup

2011 Digital Cameras so far: CES Roundup

Whilst CES (the Consumer Electronics Show)  isn’t usually a massive event for the digital camera world, this year there have been some notable announcements from several manufacturers.  With so many new products being announced over the last couple of weeks, we’ve picked through them to round up what each manufacturer has come out with.

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14 Dec Posted by Matt in News |

Digital Camera Predictions for 2011

Digital Camera Predictions for 2011

We've already taken a look at some of our favourite cameras from 2010 - the Canon EOS 550D/Rebel T2i, Nikon D3100, Fujifilm F70EXR and Canon PowerShot SX210 IS - but what will 2011 hold for the digital camera world? We've been sifting through bucket loads of rumours here at Digital Camera Beginner, and if just a few of them turn to reality then we should be set for another exciting year.

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30 Nov Posted by Matt in News |

Goodbye Memory Stick, Hello CompactFlash?

Goodbye Memory Stick, Hello CompactFlash?

Today SanDisk, Sony and Nikon announced that they'd jointly be developing a new specification for CompactFlash, aimed at high-end digital SLR video users.

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25 Nov Posted by Matt in Guides, Reviews |

Best Compact System Camera for Beginners

Best Compact System Camera for Beginners

Compact system cameras are more powerful and creative than a typical compact camera, have interchangeable lenses, but are smaller than a digital SLR. We check out some of the best, and find out which is the best for a beginner in our latest group test.

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31 Oct Posted by Matt in Guides, Reviews |

Best Budget Digital SLR Camera for Beginners

Best Budget Digital SLR Camera for Beginners

A question we often get asked here at Digital Camera Beginner is what's the best budget digital SLR for beginners? These days there is more choice than ever at the entry-level end of the market, but which camera cuts above the crowd when it comes to offering a strong feature-set, great value, and excellent usability?

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24 Aug Posted by Matt in News, Reviews |

Introducing the Sony SLT-A55V & SLT-A33

Introducing the Sony SLT-A55V & SLT-A33

Sony have announced two intriguing new cameras, the SLT-A55V and SLT-A33, both boasting new Translucent Mirror Technology. Sounds snazzy, but what does it mean?

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