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January 31, 2015
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Poll: Is Canon becoming again a serious threat for Sony?

The last 2-3 years Sony earned the image as the real innovator on the digital camera market. But now Canon is fighting back with the launch of the first 50MP FF camera and another 4K 5D coming by end 2015. Question to you:

Does the 50MP Canon "steal" the show from Sony?

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January 31, 2015
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Sony Tidbits…

Northern lights in Iceland with the A7s.

Sony hvl-f32m flash review at
Sony A7 II Field-tested: A pro-friendly upgrade to the full-frame A7 (Cardinalphoto).
Sony A6000 test at Nikkei.
Sony’s ‘Music Unlimited’ Service Shutting Down After Failing to Emerge as Viable iTunes Alternative (Macrumors).
Update on OS Support for Next Version of Lightroom (Adobe Blog).
Atomos Shogun gets a bigger battery (Newsshooter).
What’s In My Camera Bag: Sony Artisan Spencer Pablo (Sony Blog).
Indiegogo and Vimeo Partner to Support Filmmakers (Indiegogo).

January 30, 2015
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New firmware updates for the Remote Control software, RX100. And DxO adds A7II support.


Here are a couple of firmware/software updates:

RX100 firmware update (Sony).
Remote Camera Control Ver.3.4 for Mac OS X (Sony)
DxOmark now supports the A7II Raw files.

January 29, 2015
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Sony Tidbits…

Satirical FS7 Test Video Will Leave You in Tears (Laughing) by Cinema5D.

Zeiss touit lens review on the A6000 (Passportsandlenses).
The Zeiss Distagon ZM 35/1.4: First Impressions on a Sony A7r (DearSusans).
FE 70-200mm lens test at
How to record RAW with the FS7 (Newsshooter).

Ivan Forastiere:Just a little test of Sony Fs7 with some consideration:

Dan:Wanted to share the New PARALINX TRITON wireless HD video transmitter. It features a cold shoe for mounting , and is ultra lightweight (less than a flash), so it is a great fit for monitoring your Sony Mirrorless or DSLR HD video wirelessly! Check it out here:

Boon:I have just posted on Comet Lovejoy shot with my Sony A6000.

January 28, 2015
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Sony Tidbits…

Carl Zeiss 85mm F1.4 Lens Review

Loxia 35mm review at Fratkinphoto.
ZM 35 f/1.4 test at Pleineouverture (google translation here).
35mm legacy lenses list (SonyAlphaForum).
Mikael Buck Uses Sony QX1 to Capture Remarkable Macro Shots (Photographyblog).
A6000 review at RonMartBlog.
My first five years with NEX cameras (SonyAlphaForum).
Chinese 70-200mm FE lens review at Zol.
FE 28-70mm test at

Philip:I just published a list of ratings and sample images for many manual Minolta lenses, might be useful for anyone who is interested in affordadble manual lenses:

Mirrorlessons:We recently wrote a piece entitled “A Mirrorless Wedding – Four cameras, three systems, two photographers and one happy couple.” In the article, we discuss using Olympus, Fujifilm and Sony cameras together at a single event, the process of unifying the overall look of these Raw files in post production, and some tips for successfully documenting a wedding with mirrorless systems.

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