The Sony a7S ILCE -7 Mirrorless Digicam

The Sony a7S ILCE -7 Mirrorless Digicam

The Sony Alpha ILCE-7, also known as the Sony a7S, is one of Sony’s mirrorless digicams that boasts a 12.2MP full-frame Exmor CMOS sensor and the BIONZ X processor for superior still and video images.

The full-frame sensor showcases a distinct lens design which combines small lenses capable of enhancing its ability to gather light ensuring excellent picture quality across the whole sensor plane.

The processor and sensor combination also allows lightning-quick speeds. The Sony a7S can perform continuous shooting at 5 fps, record 4K video, and fast contrast detection AF system.

The Sony a7S is fully capable of  4:2:2 Ultra HD uncompressed 4K video output to an external recorder via its HDMI ports. This mirrorless camera can easily record 1080p video in full HD, stellar XAVC format running at 50 Mbps making use of multiple frame rates.

In addition, effective dynamic range, picture profile options, marker display aids, and time code options are all enhanced thanks to S-Log2 gamma support. Sound capture capabilities are by way of an internal stereo mic. It also sports a headphone jack (built-in) used for on-board monitoring.

Here’s an amazing HD footage captured using the Sony a7s

The Sony a7S still retained the real-time visual displays and aids users have grown to depend on. Case in point, manual focusing still interacts with focus peaking, while zebra markers are still present to sort out overexposure.

There is also the audio level overlay that helps in audio mixing. Critical focus is still defined via focus magnification. All these can be found in both LCD display and viewfinder.

Featuring a compact and streamlined body design, the Sony a7S features a powerful bright electronic viewfinder and a big 3” rear LCD monitor. The 921.6k-dot LCD tilts 90° upward and 45° down, perfect for working from high and low angles.

Incorporated with WhiteMagic technology, the rear monitor adjusts to background lighting conditions for better viewing. The electronic viewfinder features highly accurate monitoring capabilities with its 2.36M-dot resolution and .71x magnification.

Aimimage offers a wide range of professional camera equipment hire, including the Sony a7S, that can suit any budget. If you’re a professional photographer, a prosumer, or a hobbyist, you can definitely give our rental cameras and other equipment a spin before investing serious money in it.

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