Just got my hands on a new Tamron 70-200 f/2.8 Vi USD lens. Wow! What a difference with my old f/4 beercan lens. So far, it’s certainly helped by hockey photos in arenas. The extra f-stops really help. I’ll try to put together a review after shooting with it for a while. I guess right now, I’m the one doing some happy shooting! Hope you … Continue reading Tamron 70-200 f/2.8 USD Vi
Just updated the camera with the latest version 2.0 firmware. I now have XAVC-S and apparently the auto-focus is 2.5 times faster (in low light, although a French web site says that the speed is 2 times faster overall). I’ll be doing some testing to see if there are any other improvements. For the first time, I feel as if Sony cares enough about a … Continue reading A77 Mk 2 firmware upgrade
A little while ago, I wrote that it would be nice to have XAVC-S on the Alpha A77 Mk 2. I also wrote that all it should take is a firmware upgrade. Well I just love being right! Sony has announced that a firmware upgrade is coming in December for the A77 Mk 2 that includes XAVC-S. This is going to be amazing for filming … Continue reading We’re finally going to get XAVC-S on the A77 Mk 2!