Monthly Archives: August 2011

Sony A77 Tilt And Swivel LCD

Here’s a video showing how the A77′s tilt and swivel LCD design works: An articulating LCD is a great tool for both live-view photography and video. I’ve been sold on them since the Canon G3 was a favourite camera of … Continue reading

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Sony A77 Availability

The Sony A77 was announced August 24th 2011, but took some time to become widely available because of production difficulties associated with flooding in Thailand. It can be found at Amazon: Sony A77 with Kit Lens and Sony A77 Body, … Continue reading

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Sony A77 Announced

As expected, the Sony A77 was announced August 24th. I’ve already pre-ordered mine from Warehouseexpress.com (UK). In the US it can be pre-ordered at Amazon: Sony A77 with 16-50mm Kit Lens and Sony A77 Body only, at Adorama – Sony … Continue reading

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Sony A77 Size Comparison To Nikon D300, D7000, Canon 7D

A really useful size comparison between the A77, Nikon D300, D7000 and Canon 7D has been posted on Flickr by Rob Ellis Photography. It shows the A77 as bigger than the D7000, closer to the size of the 7D and … Continue reading

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Sony A35 Review – A User’s Review

I’ve written a Sony A35 review based on my use of the camera for ten days. It’s not a purely technical review – I also judged the camera on usability and whether I could get the output I wanted. If … Continue reading

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Yet more A77 Pictures

This time from Dchome:

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Does The A77 Have Thunderbolt?

It’s been pointed out to me that the leaked German A77 pictures may show that the A77 has a Thunderbolt port. Thunderbolt is a new, fast data interface that has both Intel and Apple behind it – so new that … Continue reading

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Sony A77 Pictures From Germany

From the website http://www.d-slt.de/sony-a77/:

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Now the Sony A77 Weight…

Sonyalpharumors is reporting that the A77 weighs 680g. There’s no saying whether that includes the battery or not (camera makers use both figures) but by way of comparison: The Nikon D7000 weights 690g without the battery and 780g with battery. … Continue reading

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Sony A77 and A55 Size Comparison

An interesting size comparison of the Sony A77 versus the A55 can be seen here. It uses the standard size of the lens mount to match the two images up. Two comments: The Sony A77 photo is a prototype from … Continue reading

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