Category Archives: Video

How the Sony Alpha A77 SLR DSLR handles HD video

A77 Video Samples

Lots of people are interested in the quality of the A77′s video as well as stills, and there’s now plenty of samples around to make an assessment. First, an official Sony one: A nice one here (with 80-200 f2.8): And … Continue reading

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Sony 16-50mm f2.8 Lens Test – By A Videographer

Vancouver-based videographer Shawn Lam tested the Sony 16-50mm f2.8 SSM. And his conclusion? “Buy-it! Every shooter needs a great wide-zoom and this one fits the criteria. “ That might not be so easy: The 16-50 can be ordered from Amazon … Continue reading

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A77 Unboxing

My A77 arrived yesterday. Here’s the unboxing: I hope to get out this weekend to shoot some autumn leaves – weather forecast looks good.

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Some New A77 Videos

A77 owner Liam has added another couple of videos. First, unboxing the vertical grip: and a video sample: and Videoacademy.ch have an interesting feature on using the A77 for video: (German with English subtitles)

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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 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 A35 Impressions – Video

Having got used to the EVF of the Sony A35, I’ve been trying out the video capabilities. I’ve already uploaded a couple of samples here and here. Using the video function is very straightforward; one press of the movie button, … Continue reading

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Sony A35 Video Sample 2

After a few day’s use with the A35, I’m starting to get used to it and to really like it. I’ll post some more impressions soon, but here’s another short video sample of Swiss lakes and mountains:

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Sony A35 – Video Sample

Shot today above Saas-Fee, Switzerland, with the Sony A35. One minute in length:

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A77 1080p Rumour Goes Down Well With The Video Crowd

EOS-HD has responded very positively to a rumour that the A77 will shoot 1080p video at 60/50/25/24fps. They also are positive about the prospects the A77 sensor is designed to cope well with video and the 16-50mm f2.8 is video … Continue reading

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