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September 30, 2016
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Sony Tidbits…

Sony A6300 Long Term Update – Why I Sold My Sony A6300 & Why You Probably Shouldn’t

Full list of todays Gold Box deals at,, Bhphoto, eBay and
Kollmorgen 4inch f1.7 + Sony A7RII Finally with autofocus (Emin K)
Canon 70-200 F4L + MC11 + A7II Street Artist Festival VLOG (Dsphotoblog).
Chrosziel Cage System 700-A7II für Sony A7S II, A7R II und MagNum Mini // IBC 2016 (Slashcam).
Trioplan 100mm review by Phillip Reeve.
Guide d’achat 2016 : les meilleurs objectifs pour hybrides Sony (Focus Numerique).

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Patrick:Pictures taken with the Sony A7 and the Zeiss Batis 20mm:

Stan Moniz‎: Behind the scenes at a recent shoot in beautiful Laguna Beach. Hope you enjoy and have a great day everyone! Shot with the Sony Alpha A7sII and Tokina USA 11-20mm f2.8 & Tokina 100 macro cine lens.

Travir:We shot this over 13 days in Iceland with some sponsored gear from Sony. We wanted to show that even enthusiasts can easily capture amazing stories with the Sony Alpha system.  The video was captured in 4k with just the following:
Sony a7RII
Sony 24-70 GM f/2.8
Zeiss 16-35 f/4
Pilotfly H2 Gimbal
Mefoto backpacker tripod.



September 29, 2016
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An interesting watch: The fall and the future of digital cameras by Tony Northrup

Camera manufacturers (Canon/Nikon/Sony/Pentax/Fuji/Olympus/Panasonic) ignored the potential of the iPhone & other smartphones for too long, and now they’ve lost the consumer camera mark. The industry is devastated. If they don’t act fast, they’ll lose the enthusiast market, too.

September 29, 2016
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New Software updates: Capture One 9.3 and Apple Camera Raw 9.7


Capture One 9.3 (Click here) got released. It has new features and also added support for the following lenses:

• Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* 16-35 mm F2.8 ZA SSM II
• Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* 24–70 mm F2.8 ZA SSM II
• Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar T* FE 24-70 mm F4 ZA OSS
• Sony 1.4x Teleconverter
• Sony 2x Teleconverter
• Zeiss Planar T* FE 50mm F1.4 ZA

And Apple Camera Raw 9.7 (Click here) added new lens profiles:

Sony A Rokinon 8mm f/3.5 UMC Fish-Eye CS
Sony A Rokinon 8mm f/3.5 UMC Fish-Eye CS II
Sony A Samyang 8mm f/3.5 UMC Fish-Eye CS
Sony A Samyang 8mm f/3.5 UMC Fish-Eye CS II
Sony E Rokinon 12mm f/7.4 RMC Fisheye
Sony FE Rokinon 50mm AF F1.4 FE
Sony FE Samyang 50mm AF F1.4 FE
Sony FE Sony FE 50mm F1.4 ZA
Sony FE Sony FE 50mm F2.8 Macro
Sony FE Venus Optics Laowa 105mm f2 (T3.2) Smooth Trans Focus
Sony FE Voigtlander HELIAR-HYPER WIDE 10mm F5.6
Sony FE ZY Optics Mitakon SpeedMaster 85mm f/1.2

September 28, 2016
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Sony Tidbits…

INTERVIEW: Jimmy from Sony shows us the product line up!

Full list of todays Gold Box deals at,, Bhphoto, eBay and
Sony Introduces Ziptronix DBI Technology in Samsung Galaxy S7 (Electroiq).
External Battery Rig for DSLR and Mirrorless with NP-F970 by Chung Dha
Sony Lenses I use for Wedding Photos/Films (Jason Vong).
Hands-On With the ZEISS LWZ.3 21-100mm T2.9 – T3.9 (Cinema5D)
Samyang AF 50mm F1.4 FE – Initial thoughts and test images (Nictaylorphoto).
Understanding Crop Factor (Explora).
85mm GM test at LeMondeDeLaPhoto.
These Zunow Wide Angle Converters Increase Your FOV on 4K Zooms (Cinema5D).

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September 27, 2016
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Answer now: What’s the best camera announced at Photokina 2016?


Panasonic GH5 mount, Sony A99II mount and the new Fuji GFX mount (not the perfect size comparison)

There were quite some cool announcements at Photokina. But it’s time to cool down our minds and to answer the following question:

What's the best new high end camera announced at the Photokina 2016?

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Sony A99II preorder links:
In USA at BHphoto, Adorama and Amazon.
In Europe at Calumet Germany and WexUK.

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