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October 22, 2014
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ZY Optics delays the new 42.5mm f/1.2 and 24mm f/1.7 E-mount lens launch.


The Chinese company ZY Optics said the launch of their new 42.5mm f/1.2 and 24mm f/1.7 E-mount lenses has been dleayed due production limitations. There is yet no info about when exactly they will ship them.

via MirrorlessRumors.

October 21, 2014
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Sony A7s takes amazing Aurora Borealis video!

Aurora Borealis in Tromsø from Anders M on Vimeo.

That’s what you can do when you have a 4K camera that can shoot at 25600 clean(!) ISO. The video has been taken by Anders M:

Real time video of northern lights on oct. 18th in Tromsø, Norway.
Shot with a Sony A7S and Rokinon 24mm T1.5 at 25600 iso with no noise reduction applied.

Well done Anders!

Sony A7s store links:
Sony A7s in USA/CA at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto, Sony USA, Sony Canada.
Sony A7s in Eu at Sony DE, UK, ES, FR, IT, NL, BE, AT, CH, SE, NO, FI, PL. And Wex UK.
A7s Gariz leather case in Black (Click here), Brown (Click here), Red (Click here) and Orange (Click here).

October 19, 2014
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Sony TidBits…

Sony XLRK2M (XLA2M) Explained, Reviewed, Tested from patrick murphy-racey on Vimeo.

4K Shootout: Sony A7S vs. Panasonic GH4 at Cameras.Reviewed.
Hitler finds out about the Sony A7S after buying an ARRI AMIRA (Youtube).
Sony A6000 shooting report at Yodobashi.
Guess what camera David Beckham is using at the end of that very stupid ad (Youtube).

Ryan: “Rallycross filmed with the Sony A7S. Very happy with the results of this camera:

Sinan:Last month Sony A7s was officially launched in my country (Turkey) with a special event. During the event I found some time to make some ISO tests with it and published full size photos (with crops) in my site. This is a general ISO test (ISO between 200 to 20000): and this is a ISO 3200 – ISO 409600 comparison which is shot in pitch black:

October 18, 2014
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This week SAR readers photos selection.

Sergey Kuznetsov‎
Shot at Izmailovsky Kremlin, Moscow. Sony A7 + 2470/4

1) Submit your picture with a message and picture here:
2) Like and comment the pictures from other readers here:
3) A selection of most liked pictures by the community and by me SAR admin will be posted weekly on SAR.

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October 18, 2014
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Free issue of Alpha Universe magazine released.

You can download the free Alpha Universe magazine at Google Play or iTunes.

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