As for having only one SD slot (as well as the lack of uncompressed RAW), this is still pretty much a consumer-level camera. Cosinaphile, I hate narcisitic people, I hate this "Genaration Me", but I need a fully articulated LCD to make my own videos, to frame myself in picture, to watch the exposure, etc, and also to protect the LCD from scratches, for instances... All professional video cameras for video have a fully articulated LCD. With Sony's ever-improving approach which it has taken to its wonderful Mirrorless range, it should come as no surprise that this A6400 is such a leap forward, but we still can't help getting a little excited when looking at the spec sheet! That is certainly not the case with Sony's mirrorless system. What focal length are you looking for? So practically getting a 24mm and a 135mm with an amazing body! This new capability will vastly increase the photographer’s success rate when shooting animals in the wild or beloved pets at home – situations where accurate focus positioning has previously been a challenge. Including the FE 28-70 kit lens, which weighs only 295 gm. But I have never used them. The original NEX primes, 50/1,8 OSS and 35/1.8 OSS are very good, AF and stabilized. Yes, the Sigma primes are great values and good lenses. The A7-lll & A9 has done the same for FF mirrorless world. Take a look. Canon and Nikon colors generally look good both in jpeg and raw conversion in latest models I think. Sony 50mm 1.8 was great surprise too. the Olympus 75mm f/1.8 (it looks like a Sigma cosmetically). It is about $150 cheaper but shares the same sensor and autofocus performance including real time tracking and Eye AF for … Human skin tones look more natural, and reproduction of plant colours has also been improved. Discover the a6400 / α6400 E-mount camera with APS-C Sensor from Sony & explore all the Cameras features. 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Unleash your creative potential with high-level performance and advanced features such as AI-powered Real-time Eye AF; new, high-precision Real-time Tracking; high-speed continuous shooting and 4K HDR (HLG)  movie-shooting. As for format, 4:3 can be very attractive to people who print. Photographer and YouTuber Todd Dominey has shared a video that details the history of Kodak Aerochrome film, a film stock he says has 'an origin story unlike any other.'. the results are not that crispy when zooming to the max to catch that bird under tree shades. So don't belittle people's desire to capture themselves in photos. In the Canon mirrorless world, they are too different, incompatible systems. I've ordered the a6400 with the 18-135 zoom but also need a very sharp and fast fixed lens. It will continue to track the face once it moves outside that spot, yes. @ LookintotheMirrorlessoften. CIPA's latest report for global camera shipments shows the camera industry is gaining pace once again in a year marred by the COVID-19 pandemic atop a market already in decline. View our sample gallery to see how a bit of shift can change a photo or introduce creative effects. Sony's a6x00 series (especially the most recent ones) are very good cameras. Learn more about Sony and the Environment, This product is also known as ILCE-6400, ILCE-6400/B AP2, ILCE-6400L, ILCE-6400L/BAP2, ILCE-6400L/SAP2. Ergonomics: really, resorting to another myth. My Dial lets you assign frequently used functions to the control dial and control wheel for faster access when you're shooting. > the last thing we need in a camera is a user-editable config file. Yeah noticed when I got mine (first sony purchase, and VERY happy for family/kids photos with this thing) I noticed I didn't really like the skin compared to my Nikon, but yeah, lo and behold, a few clicks around on the profiles and yay, much better. Extra batteries is NOT an answer, it's an extra expense. Lightweight, compact and sturdily built, the α6400 is loaded with impressive capabilities and features. Sealed buttons and dials and double-layered interlocking components help keep out dust and moisture. It requires diligent pixel peeping. I can't recall ever getting less than 400 on any battery. Now, three months later, the company has confirmed in a statement that the personal information of past and current employees was taken from its servers. Sonys apsc line is all about compactness for now, maybe it will change in the near future. Rangefinder-ish body is great for compact primes (of which I have... plenty), too. If you need an external app to configure a camera to your liking, you’ve already lost the battle. ), You’re right that the emount doesn’t have 2,8 zooms for apsc, but a 2.8 zoom on apsc doesn’t makes sense to me, when you could use full frame anyway. correct me if I'm incorrect or blunt. The fundamental problem with Sony, and especially the E mount still remains. Have a look. Each of the camera's eight keys and controls can be assigned to any of 89 functions and operations, with different operations depending on whether you're shooting still images or movies, or in replay mode.Â. It is an update to the popular A6300. Anyone still have a NEX-3? Telefunk, The A6000 has no big drainage of battery when switched off. One curiosity is if this button works with the 18-135 Sony lens as there is the AF/Manual button on the lens. I do have cameras with "selfie" screen (both fully articulated and top-flip). MIOPS has announced Flex, a new smart camera gadget designed to make it easy and simple to capture lightning strikes, action images, holy grail timelapse videos and much more. The other day I try doing a home video, a birthday cake celebration, with all family in picture... everything was set... when I look at the footage, I don't know why, but the camera lock focus on a wall behind us... everything was out of focus...everyone got frustrated :(. The sharpness of the results is hard to believe, you can see the tiniest detail of a painting that occupies a minuscule area, akin to a FF. Now Sony is simply applying that successful business model to the MILC world. If I waited any longer til my next shot, I'd switch the camera off.With all the battery woes aside though, I still recognise the potential that the A6000 crop series has, and I am sure that all the later versions are fantastic. Check out the winners of the 2020 DPReview Awards! Cool? True, the ergonomics could be better, but even then I know my settings and button layout so well that any changes I need to make are relatively fast. Eye-AF changes in the Sony A6400 compared to older Sony cameras. Here are some of our favorites. Sony's Unmatched Realtime Eye-AF The Stupid fast AF for both Photo and Video Weight and Usability and Customizability! The reason is obvious: they would make money off of selling new APS-C lenses. Aiming to save photographers carrying a cable and a charger for every battery they use, this device handles up to four batteries at the same time and can charge at home, in the car and via a USB power bank. @captura - "why should this suddenly happen now? But as mgreenfield has suggested, you could always swap to back-button focus, but I find that AF button a bit fiddly myself. I don't think so. Why? Excellent photos from such cheap lenses. I don't know what it is that you can only take about 100 pictures on one charge with your A6000. When we first reported on the alleged ransomware attack back in August, Canon said it was 'investigating the situation.' I’ve had my a6000 for three years now and I am continually finding that any shortcomings in the photos and videos it produces are due to the operator (me). But they obviously want to make money from their own lens sales as well. However, I never said "user-editable" [XML/JSON]. It's just like DSLR systems: http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-sDkcvPL35PA/UsH9xlti3hI/AAAAAAAAIB8/YjYUQX2hWJs/s1600/Canon-DSLR-Lineup.jpg, https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-wubgBRa2PVo/Vrxfc61lUHI/AAAAAAAAACw/yZ-re6FnUPI/s1600/Nikon-Line-up.jpg. and unlike the crippled Fuji X30, it has an indispensable selfie LCD to shoot video... great Sony. It also has some annoying design flaws. ), but passed on the 16mm behemoth. There is not any objective consensus in anything you said. But, from the look of things, even the worst guesses might be true. Sony has a great focus tracking system but stupidly has not provided quick/easy implementation. Besides, LCD screens are already articulating. Assign "AF on" to a customizable button and set the camera to AF-C. Then, when you hold the customized button down the focus will track and when you release the button it will stop. There are many cameras out there to compare with and form an objective consensus. since i dont own any sony cameras , i dont need to master their awful menus ,, the ones dpr have been mentioning since the sony Nex 7many years agoDPR in 2011: "The NEX-7's menus are based on the original NEX-5's, just adding more options on top. None are stabilised though. Alternatively, 120fps high-speed shooting of Full HD video can be used to create high-quality slow-motion footage in post-production. This week Chris and Jordan compare four popular mid-range APS-C mirrorless cameras: the Canon M6 II, Nikon Z50, Sony a6400 and the Fujifilm X-T30. Many use auto exposure. You should be able to check whether the manual focusing on this lens is focus-by-wire or direct mechanical focusing. @captura - "Why should Sony waste resources developing new APSC lenses when Sigma and others are doing it for them?". The Sony Zeus’s APC 24 f1.8 is plenty fast and very sharp. Newly introduced interval shooting, which is continuous shooting with a pause of 1-60 seconds between still shots, can be carried out within the camera. A newly developed subject recognition algorithm processes spatial information based on colour, subject distance (depth), pattern (brightness), and face and eye information at high speed in real time. I love my A7-lll, and woww, NO battery problems.. Go Sony..!! Takes several tries. The rear camera (or cameras) on an iPhone has all the latest bells and whistles, but how do you use them to capture a selfie or record a video of yourself? In this video, Chris shows us how to set up this very useful feature. No question about that. @captura - https://www.imaging-resource.com/news/2018/09/27/sony-strategy-12-new-lenses-coming-soon, https://www.techradar.com/news/sony-to-launch-12-more-lenses-in-2019, I'm pretty sure that out of the 12 new lenses coming for E-mount, some of them will be for APS-C. And it would seem appropriate that Sony would release "enthusiast" APS-C lenses (ie, f/2.8 zooms) to go with their new "enthusiast" APS-C body.
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