Sony Announces New 50mm f/1.8 and 70-300mm Full-Frame FE-mount Lenses

Sony has announced two new full-frame compatible FE lenses for their mirrorless cameras. The first lens is a less expensive 50mm f/1.8 lens that serves as an alternative to the 55mm f/1.8 Zeiss lens, and the second is a 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 telephoto zoom.

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Firmware Version 3.10 Updates for Sony mirrorless cameras

Sony has released Firmware Version 3.10 Updates for Sony a7RII, a7R, a7S, a7II, a7 and a6000 mirrorless cameras. The firmware updates appear to be mostly for support for new lenses that were recently introduced (the 24-70 f/2.8 G, the 85mm f/1.4 G and likely the 70-200mm f/2.8 G) as well as phase-detection autofocus and few other minor updates. Read more Firmware Version 3.10 Updates for Sony mirrorless cameras

New Lithium-Ion Battery Airline Restrictions

New Lithium-Ion Battery Airline Restrictions have been announced and need to be understood by photographers who travel by air. Lithium Ion batteries (Li-Ion) are used in most digital cameras and the recent changes introduced by the airlines ensure that photographers are transporting them safely when flying. Full details of the restrictions can be found by going to http://www.iata.org/whatwedo/cargo/dgr/Pages/lithium-batteries.aspx or checking with your specific airline directly. Read more New Lithium-Ion Battery Airline Restrictions