Full Frame

Patent: EF-S 15-300mm & EF 28-550mm Optical Formulas

By Canon Rumors A patent application covering two optical formulas for both a full frame and APS-C superzoom have surfaced in Japan. Full Frame: 28-550mm f/3.5-6.3 APS-C: 15-300 f/3.5-6.3 I think it’s more likely that we see a replacement for the EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS than a superzoom like this for a full frame DSLR. Though these formulas could … → continue…

From:: Canon Rumors

Sony Venice Fully Functional FF in February

By Jon Fauer Nov 15. Tokyo, Japan. At InterBEE this morning, Sony announced an accelerated timeline for the release of VENICE. The camera will ship in February 2018 with its 24×36 mm Full Frame sensor fully functional. When launched in September, the roadmap was a February release with only S35 implemented and Full Frame to be ready later in the year, around August…. read more… → continue…

From:: FD Times

First A7rIII and 24-105mm lens shipped to Chinese buyers

By SonyAlpha Admin

The very first A7rIII has been shipped today to Chinese buyers (Source Xitek). Some time ago Sony stated that China was the number one Full Frame market in terms of volume. I guess that’s why the camera is shipping earlier than in USA and EU. And as you can see from these images below both […]

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From:: Sony Alpha Rumors

Sony says they are number two on the Full Frame US and Japanese market

By SonyAlpha Admin

Image courtesy Hugh Brownstone At Sony A7rIII presentation in new York Sony displayed these images about the US market: 1) Between January and September of 2017 they claimed the second position on the Full Frame market. With the first position likely to be held by Canon and the third position by Nikon. 2) Sony lens […]

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From:: Sony Alpha Rumors

Sony a7R III UHD 4K sample video clips

The Sony a7R Mark III can shoot UHD 4K video at 24 and 30p using the full width of its image sensor or over-sampled footage using a Super 35 crop. We had a quick moment to shoot sample clips while at a Sony-sponsored shooting event earlier this week in New York City. All the clips were shot hand-held, using the camera’s tracking AF function and the new 24-105mm F4 lens.

The first clip was shot in UHD 4K/24p at the camera’s highest bit rate using the full sensor. You’ll notice the tracking jumps off the subject midway through the clip, only to re-acquire toward the very end. You can download the clip here.

The next clip was shot UHD 4K/30p using the Super 35 crop mode (also hand-held, using tracking). In this mode, the camera shoots using a 5176 x 2924 pixel region and down-samples it to produce highly detailed 3840 x 2160 UHD 4K footage. In theory, this footage should look better than the full frame footage. You can download the clip here.

The final clip above was also shot in UHD 4K/30p, but this time Full Frame for the sake of comparison. You can download it here. We’d expect the difference between the quality of the clips to be exaggerated in lower light, where the Super 35 mode is actually using more of the sensor, even though the full frame mode is taking its footage from a more dispersed area.

For more out-of-camera samples, check out our Sony a7R III sample image gallery.

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From:: DPreview