Sony A99ii one of the best cameras in the world according to Germany’s Stiftung Warentest

Consumer product testing group Stiftung Warentest recently came out with a list of it’s best full frame cameras.  The top 3 places were occupied by Sonys.  The A99ii came in third place behind the A7iii and the A7Riii.  That’s pretty illustrious company! Stiftung Warentest is known for its unbiased opinions.  Here is how the organisation is described in Wikipedia: Stiftung Warentest is a German consumer organisation … Continue reading Sony A99ii one of the best cameras in the world according to Germany’s Stiftung Warentest

Still can’t believe how advanced my Sony A99ii is!

We’ve been hearing a lot of talk lately about the feature set of the Sony A7iii and the A7Riii.  Things like the Eye Focus tracking.  The autofocus system will lock on an eye and track it on  a moving subject. This got me thinking, I know I can do Eye AF with the RX100iii but what can the A99ii do?  I had already programmed a … Continue reading Still can’t believe how advanced my Sony A99ii is!

A 42Mp sensor brings out all the flaws of glass!

I’ve raved about the Rokinon 85mm f/1.4 lens that I purchased for a song a little while ago.  I’d been using it with my Sony A77ii and was quite pleased with the results.  I decided to try it on my new A99ii. Oh my. What a difference the 42 megapixels does!  Suddenly, I was discovering green and purple fringing that was all but invisible on … Continue reading A 42Mp sensor brings out all the flaws of glass!