News archive

2013
2013-04-06: Photography in Hollywood
2013-02-06: The hidden improvements of firmware 1.07 for the SLT-A77
2012
2012-10-13: New gallery of Norway
2012-08-28: Please be patient with August 29th announcements
2012-03-31: More improvements with firmware 1.05 of SLT-A77/A65
2012-03-29: SLT-A77/A65 Firmware 1.05
2012-02-08: Sony announces AF 500/4 G SSM lens
2011
2011-11-29: SLT-A77/A65 Firmware 1.04 Upgrade
2011-11-14: Lowepro Inverse 200 AW - short review
2011-11-12: SLT-A77, first impressions
2011-09-28: Followup on Electronic Front Curtain Shutters
2011-09-19: Electronic Front Curtain Shutters
2011-09-16: Display filter re-designed
2011-08-24: NEX-VG20
2011-08-24: New E-mount lenses for NEX cameras
2011-08-24: Sony NEX news, NEX-7, NEX-5N
2011-08-24: Sony releases SLT-A77, successor of DSLR-A700
2011-04-29: Flattr
2010
2010-08-24: Sony releases four new DSLRs
2010-07-27: Sony releases Carl Zeiss Distagon 24/2 ZA SSM, 85/2.8 SAM and DT 35/1.8 SAM
2010-02-22: Sony releases Carl Zeiss 24/2 ZA SSM at PMA 2010
2010-02-21: Sony announces 500/4 G SSM supertele lens
2010-01-05: Sony releases DSLR-A450 at CES 2010
2009
2009-12-23: 2010 Sony Predictions
2009-12-23: Reviewing the 2009 predictions
2009-10-29: New F.A.Q. entry
2009-09-05: Common photography myths – Myth #14: Depth of field around the focus distance is 1/3 towards the camera and 2/3 away from the camera
2009-09-05: Common photography myths – Myth #13: Using a TC on a shorter base lens results in different DOF compared to using a longer base lens
2009-09-05: Common photography myths – Myth #12: Medium format lenses have a higher resolution than 35 mm lenses
2009-09-05: Common photography myths – Myth #11: Digital cameras have a deeper DOF than film cameras
2009-09-05: Common photography myths – Myth #10: Macro lenses are only sharp at close distances
2009-09-05: Common photography myths – Myth #9: Tele-photo lenses have a shallow DOF
2009-09-05: Common photography myths – Myth #8: Different focal lengths create different perspectives
2009-09-05: Common photography myths – Myth #7: The shorter the exposure time, the faster the shutter
2009-09-05: Common photography myths – Myth #6: Flash range is increased when using positive flash exposure compensation
2009-09-05: Common photography myths – Myth #5: Wide-angle lenses distort the image
2009-09-05: Common photography myths – Myth #4: Infrared films record thermal radiation
2009-09-05: Common photography myths – Myth #3: A 50 mm lens on 35 mm systems is called "normal" because it delivers about the same view as the human eye
2009-09-05: Common photography myths – Myth #2: Unlike linear polarizers, you don't have to turn circular polarizers
2009-09-05: Common photography myths – Myth #1: Autofocus works by measuring the distance to the subject
2009-09-05: Common photography myths – Introduction
2009-08-27: Sony releases 28-75/2.8 SAM and DT 30/2.8 Macro SAM
2009-08-27: Sony releases DSLR-A500 and DSLR-A550
2009-08-27: Sony releases DSLR-A850, affordable full-frame 24 MP, 28-75/2.8 SAM
2009-08-26: New F.A.Q. entry
2009-07-13: New F.A.Q. entry
2009-06-14: 3 Million Visitors
2009-05-21: Flash Compendium updated
2009-05-20: Changes to the lens table and camera table
2009-05-18: Sony releases new DSLR cameras, lenses and flash
2009-05-09: Sony DSLR releases imminent
2009-03-03: Sony announces six new lenses at PMA 2009
2009-02-25: New display filters in lens table
2009-01-04: New F.A.Q. entry
2008
2008-12-21: 2009 Sony Predictions
2008-11-25: 2.5 million visitors
2008-11-21: Overview mode for equipment tables
2008-11-20: TC compatibility in the F.A.Q.
2008-11-19: New picture in "Landscapes" gallery
2008-10-24: Another update for "DRO vs. ACR vs. IDC"
2008-10-18: DRO vs. ACR vs. IDC updated
2008-10-18: Four additions to the gallery
2008-10-14: DRO vs. ACR vs. IDC
2008-09-30: Sample images from Photokina
2008-09-28: Photokina Report
2008-09-16: A700 Firmware v4 released (updated)
2008-09-10: Flash Compendium updated
2008-09-10: Photokina 2008 preview
2008-09-09: 16-35/2.8 ZA SSM and 70-400/4-5.6 G SSM official
2008-09-09: A900 officially announced
2008-09-07: There are basically two kinds of technology companies
2008-09-05: The Sony Alpha 70-400/4-5.6 G SSM is now official, sort of
2008-08-28: No DSLR news on IFA 2008
2008-08-27: New formulas
2008-08-10: R.I.P., Wall Arch
2008-08-05: Olympus starts making radical changes to DSLRs
2008-08-05: The future of digital SLRs
2008-07-29: Images didn't display when using Google Reader
2008-07-28: IFA 2008 preview
2008-07-24: What's this spot in my pictures?
2008-07-22: The Carl Zeiss DT 16-80/3.5-4.5, give it a break
2008-07-18: Speculating on the announced Sony wide-angle lens
2008-07-17: New main page design
2008-05-08: 2 million visitors
2008-04-16: Article "Don't recompose" updated
2008-03-28: Popup help improved
2008-03-04: New entry in F.A.Q.
2008-02-04: New page history
2008-02-01: Super Steady Shot with Full Frame Sensors
2008-01-30: A300 and A350 added to camera table
2008-01-30: New entry in the F.A.Q. list
2008-01-22: Four new entires in the F.A.Q. list
2008-01-19: New picture in "Plants" gallery
2008-01-17: Twin Flash 2400 article amended
2008-01-14: Updated F.A.Q. with regard to the A200
2008-01-13: Four new pictures in the gallery
2008-01-12: Announced lenses in lens table
2008-01-10: New feeds now improved
2008-01-09: New RSS feeds for equipment tables
2008-01-09: Sony flash HVL-F42AM in flash table
2008-01-08: Fix for IE 6 users
2008-01-07: New accessories from Sony
2008-01-06: DLSR-A200 in camera table
2008-01-05: Flash Compendium updated
2007
2007-12-29: Part number of hood in lens table
2007-12-27: You can add comments for pages
2007-12-27: Test report of A700 updated
2007-12-27: Two new pictures
2007-12-22: My experience with the Sony Alpha 700
2007-11-23: Direct comparison in equipment table
2007-11-23: Sony filters
2007-11-20: New question in the F.A.Q.
2007-11-06: New color coding in equipment tables
2007-10-03: F.A.Q. updated
2007-09-11: 1.5 million visitors
2007-09-06: Tech info about new A700 updated
2007-09-05: New lenses from Sony
2007-09-05: Tech info about new A700
2007-08-08: New data in the lens and camera table
2007-08-07: New column in the lens table
2007-07-19: Slide show with Internet Explorer
2007-07-19: External news via RSS and Atom
2007-07-19: News archive
2007-07-16: External news
2007-06-14: Tech table of Minolta exposure meters online
2007-06-02: All you need to know about noise
2007-05-30: Another new F.A.Q. entry
2007-05-29: New entry in F.A.Q.
2007-05-28: New picture in "Landscapes" gallery
2007-05-19: New picture in "Plants" gallery
2007-05-12: New entry in F.A.Q.
2007-05-07: New entry in F.A.Q.
2007-05-01: New picture in "Insects" gallery
2007-04-21: Update of the Minolta Macro Twin Flash 2400 article
2007-04-16: Flash accessory information update
2007-03-26: Feed in Atom format
2007-03-26: One million visitors
2007-03-09: Announced Alpha lenses in lens table
2007-03-08: Announced Alpha cameras in camera table
2007-03-07: New picture in "Insects" gallery
2007-03-02: Three new pictures
2007-02-26: Lens table
2007-02-26: Camera table
2007-02-22: Update of the DOF calculator
2007-02-13: Flash table
2007-02-13: Lens table
2007-02-13: PMA 2007
2007-02-01: New article "The future of digital SLRs"
2007-01-28: New picture in "Spiders" gallery
2007-01-21: Again, new question in the F.A.Q.
2007-01-20: New question in the F.A.Q.
2007-01-15: Three new F.A.Q.s
2007-01-09: New question in the F.A.Q.
2007-01-08: Review of the Minolta AF 17-35/3.5 G – or: ultra-wide shootout
2007-01-06: Minolta/Sony F.A.Q.
2006
2006-12-16: Overview of Minolta/Sony camera accessories
2006-10-09: Konica Minolta AF DT 18-70/3.5-5.6 vs. Minolta AF 17-35/3.5 G – David vs. Goliath
2006-09-24: Help wanted
2006-09-10: New picture in "Insects" gallery
2006-08-17: Guestbook changed
2006-08-13: New picture in "Misc" gallery
2006-08-13: New picture in "Spiders" gallery
2006-07-28: 500,000 visitors
2006-06-22: New picture in "Misc" gallery
2006-05-11: Updated "Do not recompose"
2006-05-01: Why recomposing with AF cameras is a bad idea
2006-04-24: New picture in "Plants" gallery
2006-04-09: New picture in "Spiders" gallery
2006-03-18: Additional timing diagrams
2006-03-14: Timing diagrams in flash compendium
2006-02-02: New picture in "Misc" gallery
2006-01-06: New essay "Don't recompose!"
2005
2005-12-31: Poster shop closed
2005-12-13: New image formats in optical calculator
2005-12-11: 200000 visitors to this site
2005-11-29: Slide show
2005-11-09: New design
2005-10-09: Gallery "Insects and Spiders" split
2005-10-06: New teleconverters
2005-10-05: Review of the Minolta 3x-1x Macro Zoom
2005-09-22: New picture in "Landscapes" gallery
2005-09-07: New pictures in "Landscapes" gallery
2005-08-25: New picture in "Landscapes" gallery
2005-08-01: New picture in "Misc" gallery
2005-07-17: Minolta Flash Compendium expanded
2005-07-15: Minolta Dynax/Maxxum 5D
2005-07-15: New Minolta lenses
2005-07-14: Minolta camera table
2005-07-01: New data in flash table
2005-06-30: New picture
2005-06-12: Minolta Flash Compendium updated
2005-05-29: New pictures in "Plants"
2005-05-28: New picture in "Insects" gallery
2005-05-07: New pictures
2005-04-10: Two new pictures
2005-03-27: Additional data in tables
2005-03-14: Picture of the month
2005-02-26: Review of the Minolta 17-35/3.5 G
2005-02-20: Minolta camera overview
2005-02-12: Two new landscape pictures
2005-02-03: RSS feed
2005-01-30: New picture
2005-01-16: Two new pictures
2004
2004-12-30: New picture
2004-12-29: Minolta camera table
2004-12-28: Minolta flash table
2004-12-28: Minolta Lens Table
2004-12-23: New picture
2004-12-19: Minolta lens table
2004-12-14: Most popular pictures
2004-12-10: Printer friendly pages
2004-11-30: New gallery
2004-11-30: Five new pictures
2004-11-29: New picture
2004-11-28: Internet explorer
2004-11-27: Minolta camera table
2004-11-27: Minolta lens table
2004-11-13: New picture
2004-11-13: New picture
2004-11-07: New article
2004-11-06: Dynamic pages
2004-10-10: New picture
2004-10-07: New picture
2004-10-02: New picture
2004-09-25: Minolta Flash Compendium
2004-09-08: A short review of the Minolta AF 400/4.5 APO G
2004-09-08: A short review of the Minolta AF 200/4 APO Macro G
2004-09-08: A short review of the Minolta Macro Twin Flash 2400
2004-09-03: New gallery
2004-09-03: More new pictures
2004-08-22: Lots of new pictures
2004-08-07: A new picture
2004-08-01: A new picture
2004-07-31: A new picture
2004-07-29: A new picture
2004-05-21: A new picture
2004-05-20: A new picture