My long history with 5 digital Sony cameras I owned

Updated: Jul 21, 2020

1. Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T1


In 2003 I got my first digital Sony camera, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T1. It was a point-and-shoot camera that also captured video clips with sound! I used it mainly for snapshots of my friends and family. But looking back it was also the camera by which I first began experimenting with travel and street photography.

Switzerland, 2004

2. Sony DSLR-α100

When Sony released their first ever DSLR in 2006 I got it right away. The Sony α100, as it was called, made me take my photography to the next level. It was the first time I could switch between lenses and manually adjust all my settings.

Venice, 2009

3. Sony NEX5n

Sony released their first mirrorless system cameras as the NEX series in 2010. These cameras were lightweight and all the lenses in the world could be adapted to it. Reason enough to sell my old bulky DSLR and get the Sony NEX5n, this was in early 2012.

New York, 2012

4. Sony α7

On 16 October 2013 Sony announced the first ever made ful