Thursday, December 29, 2016

Review: Sony A99II

The alpha mount is dead, long live the Alpha mount!

When Sony announced the A99ii, the new Alpha flasgship camera, at Photokina 2016 in September, it sent a powerful message to the photographic world: the Alpha mount is here to stay. With a 42.4 MP full-frame sensor that represents the state of the art of current imaging technology, 79 phase-detection AF points on dedicated sensor plus 399 phase detection AF points on the main sensor, this powerhouse of photographic equipment can shoot continuously at 12 fps with AF and AE tracking. A beast.

I received the A99II at the beginning of November in exchange of 3200$ and immediately put it through its paces in two different fields: an assignment shooting along Lina at an event in extremely low light and my usual landscape work shooting in the Big Sur. In both situations the Sony flagship performed admirably.

... read the rest of the review here.

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