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Alpha 700 ACR 4.2 quality revealed

THE ALPHA 700 cameras tried in Italy by press representatives, including Paul Olsen of Dinside Data in Norway who sent us the raw and JPEG files for the image used here, may or may not have been pre-production samples. Some cameras which were felt to be poor had over 1,000 exposures recorded before the event. . . . → Read More: Alpha 700 ACR 4.2 quality revealed

Sony Alpha 700 Adobe Lightroom and ACR updates

Adobe has posted updates to Photoshop, Lightroom, and the Photoshop Camera Raw plug-in, both available immediately for download on The updates provide raw file support for 14 additional camera models and camera backs within Lightroom and Camera Raw, including the Sony Alpha 700. Links here.

. . . → Read More: Sony Alpha 700 Adobe Lightroom and ACR updates

Fotonation anti-red eye for Sony

Burlingame, CA, September 12, 2007 — FotoNation, Inc. (, a world-leading imaging solutions company for the digital photography industry, announced today that it has been selected by Sony’s Professional Printer Group to provide its award winning digital Red-Eye Correction technology for new professional Sony photo printers, Picture Station Kiosks, and photo application products.

. . . → Read More: Fotonation anti-red eye for Sony

Alpha 700 JPEG quality revealed

IT IS very difficult to find a good JPEG from the Alpha 700 pre-production model tests shot in Italy, because too few cameras were available for too short a time – and many of the journalists present were not photographers. But we have found one image you will love.

. . . → Read More: Alpha 700 JPEG quality revealed

KM’s unique 7D/5D colour vs. the rest

THE question is being asked, will the Alpha 700 match the rich colour rendering of the Konica Minolta 7D and 5D? These cameras had identical colour profiles, and were in turn very similar to the Dimage A1 and A2. The Sony Alpha 100 proved very different. Here’s my best attempt to explain why.

. . . → Read More: KM’s unique 7D/5D colour vs. the rest

Alpha 700 first impressions

I know that many of you expect a full detailed report about new Alpha 700 (writes Damir Tiljak). Unfortunately we had limited time to spent with new camera, which left us with just a few impressions. Good news is that most of impressions are positive. Although Sony rates this camera as their ‘advanced amateur’ model, . . . → Read More: Alpha 700 first impressions

Sony Alpha 700 high ISO pictures

THE high ISO image quality of the Alpha 700 is important if it is to appeal to news, sports and wildlife photographers. Sony claims the A700’s three-stage noise reduction process (on-chip, RAW file NR, and user controlled High ISO NR) will match the best results from competing Canon and Nikon models. These are excerpts from . . . → Read More: Sony Alpha 700 high ISO pictures

Sony Alpha 700 full specification sheet

System Camera type: Digital SLR with built-in flash and interchangeable lenses Lens mount: Sony mount; compatible with Minolta A-type bayonet mount Lens compatibility: All Sony a lenses and Konica Minolta MAXXUM / DYNAX lenses

. . . → Read More: Sony Alpha 700 full specification sheet

Sony Alpha 700 official press release


Sep 6, 2007

Superb picture quality with newly developed Sony 12.24 effective megapixel Exmor CMOS sensor and brand new high-speed BIONZ processor with RAW noise reduction Ultra-responsive operation with fast, high-accuracy 11-point autofocus and 5fps continuous shooting New Quick . . . → Read More: Sony Alpha 700 official press release

Sony Alpha 700 packshot gallery

PRODUCT shots of the Sony Alpha 700 have been released, and are shown here to our standard web page size of 600 pixels or smaller.

. . . → Read More: Sony Alpha 700 packshot gallery