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A New Full-frame Version Of The A77 Is Coming Soon – The Sony A99

In a little over a week’s time, a new Sony camera will arrive that is essentially a full-frame version of the A77. It’s to be called the A99 and will have all the advantages of the A77 plus a bigger … Continue reading

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Sony A77 Books

Three new photography books aim to help people with the finer detail and the more obscure features of using their A77. Firstly, David Busch’s Sony Alpha SLT-A77 Guide to Digital Photography promises to tell you:  How to select the best autofocus mode, … Continue reading

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A77 Supplies May Be Limited?

Just before I got my A77 I had am interesting conversation with a Sony employee. He said that once the first batch of A77s – which were made before the recent flooding in Thailand – are sold, it might be … Continue reading

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A77 Does Well In Sensor Test

DXOmark published a technical test and review of the Sony A77 sensor and compared it to other Sony cameras and some competitors. Heres’s some quotes: As we can see in the comparison, this Lowlight Score is very similar to the … Continue reading

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Two New A77 Reviews

Proper and full reviews of the A77 – as opposed to previews – are starting to be posted. Pocket lint have this to say: …there’s little not to like about Sony’s latest. It’s an SLT that could genuinely strangle the … 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 – New King of the APS-C DSLRs?

Pop Photo reviewed the A77 and reckons it’s the new ‘King of the APS-C DSLRs’ i.e. the best SLR-style camera below full-frame alternatives. That’s a pretty big claim. Here’s part of their conclusion: “Sony has, once again, radically changed the … Continue reading

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Sony A77 Reviews And Previews

Plenty of previews have been been published since the Sony A77 was launched on August 24th. Here’s the best I’ve found: dpreview has an in-depth hands-on preview. whatdigitalcamera has a video preview. imaging-resource has a very extensive preview with lots … Continue reading

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Sony A77 Sample Images

There’s a fair number of sample images now available, albeit from pre-production cameras: ephotozine has samples up to ISO 3200 photographyblog has 60 sample photos and some video. popphoto has 13 images of New York City shot with the A77 … Continue reading

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