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June 2019


Tamron Announces 17-28mm F2.8 Ultra-wide-angle Zoom Lens

Tamron announces the launch of the 17-28mm F2.8 Di III RXD (Model A046), a large aperture, ultra-wide-angle lens for Sony E-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras. The Model A046 features a filter diameter of 67mm (astonishingly small for a full-frame, large aperture, ultra-wide-angle zoom lens) as well as an unprecedented light weight of 14.8 oz. and diminutive length of 3.9 in. The compact size provides excellent balance on the small profile mirrorless cameras and is easy to carry.

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Sony Alpha Awards 2019

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The Alpha Awards return in 2019 to bring together the greatest images from across Australia and New Zealand, captured on Sony Alpha cameras and lenses. The Awards aim to drive creativity, reward professionals and enthusiasts alike and provide a platform to showcase the very best Alpha Photography work.

For this year’s competition, photographers can submit their work across eight categories, including; Astrophotography, City/Street, Landscape, Nature, Portrait, Seascape, Sports, and Wedding.

Primary and high school students also have an opportunity to showcase their photography skills through an exciting and unique youth competition.

Competition Dates
The competition commences at 12:01AM AEST on Thursday, 27th June, 2019 and closes for submissions at 11:59PM AEST on Saturday, 31st August, 2019. All finalists will be notified from Monday, 16th September, 2019.

There is over $25,000 worth of Sony camera gear to win!

  • Grand Prize: Sony digital imaging gear to the value of $10,000
  • Category Prize: Sony digital imaging gear to the value of $2,000 for each category winner

To view last year’s winning photographs visit

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Sony Introduces Super-Telephoto 600mm F4 G Master Prime Lens

Sony Electronics has announced another impressive addition to their flagship full-frame G Master series lens line-up, the new FE 600mm F4 GM OSS super-telephoto prime lens (model SEL600F40GM).

Sony’s longest reaching prime lens, the new 600mm includes many of the company’s most advanced optical and mechanical technologies, producing exceptional image quality with extraordinary focusing speed and precision. The lightest in its class , weighing in at only approx. 6.71 lbs., the FE 600mm F4 GM OSS features an extremely balanced design to ensure the best possible shooting experience. Along with the acclaimed FE 400mm F2.8 GM OSS lens, the new 600mm gives professional sports, wildlife and news photographers more options for capturing subjects at a great distances with extreme accuracy and detail.

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Sony Announces 200-600mm F5.6-6.3 G Super-Telephoto Zoom Lens

Sony Electronics has announced another new lens for their expanding full-frame FE lens line-up, the new FE 200-600mm F5.6-6.3 G OSS super-telephoto zoom lens (model SEL200600G).

Sony’s furthest reaching E-mount zoom, the new G Lens series model utilizes many of the company’s most advanced lens designing technologies to ensure excellent image quality, high-performance AF, and outstanding control. When paired with any of the latest, fastest E-mount camera bodies, it will reliably track and accurately capture all types of moving subjects including birds, wildlife, athletes in motion and much more.

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