ThePhoblographer.com recently announced their Editor’s Choice Awards for 2021, and Sony shows up big on this year's list. The Sony Alpha 1 was named one of the Best Cameras For 2021 and the Sony 50mm f/1.2 G Master, Sony 35mm f/1.4 G Master and Sony 70-200mm f/2.8 G Master II were all named Best Lenses For 2021. See why these made their roundup in their review conclusions for each below and see the complete 2021 Editor's Choice Awards here.
ThePhoblographer.com has announced their Editor's Choice Awards for 2021 – see the Sony camera and Sony lenses that were named winners.
Sony Alpha 1, Best Camera For 2021
“The Sony a1 is a revolutionary camera. It’s capable of incredible burst rates in RAW with autofocus. It does very well with high ISOs. The ergonomics and build quality are the best yet from a Sony camera. The EVF is excellent, and the autofocus system works like a charm for the most part. It’s a stunning camera. However, all of these great things come with a huge price. It’s $6,499.”
Sony 50mm f/1.2 G Master, Best Lens For 2021
“The Sony 50mm f/1.2 G Master is a fantastic lens. The autofocus performance is quick and accurate in lots of cases. It will serve street photographers, portrait photographers, and any other professional or passionate photographer well. As we saw, it’s going to also stand up to the elements pretty well. Within the FE lens lineup, it’s the fastest aperture lens. It also has incredibly smooth bokeh, sharp optics, and decent color. Personally speaking, I like it more on the Sony a7r III. We don’t need more megapixels. In all my years, I’m shocked that I’m finding myself saying that.”
Sony 35mm f/1.4 G Master, Best Lens For 2021
“The Sony FE 35mm f/1.4 GM is a joy to use, and the photos a joy to look at. I found little to complain about. The lightweight design is excellent; the de-click aperture ring a pleasure to spin. The weather-sealing handled some light snow. I love both the colors and sharpness of this lens, while distortions and flare are kept to a minimum.”
Sony 70-200mm f/2.8 G Master II, Best Lens For 2021
“Photographers who picked the Sony system for sharp, technically beautiful images are going to love this lens. The images are sharp except for the last little bit at the edge. The colors are close to accurate. The autofocus can keep up with even the a9 in good lighting. The weather sealing and lighter weight also make the lens a joy to use. Plus, I really love that Sony added a dedicated aperture ring. The design, autofocus performance, and sharpness have noticeably improved over the original. Compatibility with Sony’s teleconverters will also add more versatility.”
See The Phoblographer’s complete 2021 Editors Choice Awards here.