Sony a9 (mirrorless) High-Speed Camera Introduction

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Sony’s still cameras have risen to the top of photographer’s consideration in spite of incredibly stiff competition from the iconic camera makers Canon and Nikon. Targeted at sports photographers, the new a9 mirrorless camera touts almost unbelievable shooting speeds. According to Sony’s website “α9 liberates you from the limits of conventional SLRs that rely on mechanical systems. First to use high-speed stacked design, its 24.2-megapixel full-frame image sensor temporarily stores large-volume data in the integral memory for overall 20 times faster readout speed…”. According to dpReview “The Sony a9 is a masterpiece of technology.”

All that sounds impressive but, is a pro sports shooter going to change systems? Check out dpReview’s “first look” at the camera and another article where they share working sports photographer’s opinions on changing camera systems.

Read about sports shooters changing systems HERE

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