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August 8, 2015
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Sony Tidbits…(Getting a Fotga M39-NEX adapter? This is the tool you’ll need!).

The Track: Portrait Of A Runner: from Mike Kobal on Vimeo.

Getting a Fotga M39-NEX adapter? This is the tool you’ll need …(SonyAlphaForum).
Sony Memory Cards: High-Performance Lineup for Creatives (Explora).
Samyang 100mm f/2.8 ED 1:1 Macro Lens Sample Photos (ePhotozine).
Sony RX10 II 4K Bridge Camera (Youtube).
A7 II + Mitakon 50mm F0.95 (SonyAlphaForum).

August 7, 2015
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A7rII aftermath. Jonathan asks: “A-Mount Loyalists…Will you switch?”

Sometimes A-mount owners blame me for not reporting enough A-mount news. But the truth is there is simply little to tell yet. I rarely get A-mount rumors and as you have seen Sony did not introduce any new A-mount camera the last 15 months (and only two “updated” A-mount lenses). So here we are: Jonathan on SonyAlphaForum puts on table the big question: After the A7rII launch…A-Mount Loyalists…Will you switch?

I was a loyal A-mount user, waiting, and waiting for an update to my a99. The A7R2 was just too good to pass up, and the fact that I didn’t have to sell all my A-mount lenses was a bonus (still using my Sigma fisheye and 500mm, and Zeiss 135 f/1.8). So, money not being an issue, why would an A-mount user not cross over to FE at this point?

So here is the poll:

Sorry, there are no polls available at the moment.

A7rII preorder list:
In USA: at Amazon, BHphoto, AdoramaSonyStore US, FocusCamera, Uniquephoto.
In Europe at Sony DEUK, FR, IT, ES, NL, BE, CH, AT, SE, FI, NO, PT. Wex UK.
In Asia at Digitalrev, CameraPro.

A7rII case:
Gariz leather case in Black (Click here), Camel (Click here), Orange (Click here), Brown (Click here) and Red (Click here). Also available on Amazon US (Click here).
Gariz Alcantara case in Black (Click here) and Red (Click here). Also available on Amazon US (Click here).
Lim’s case in Black (Click here), Brown (Click here), Red (Click here), Yellow (Click here), Navy Blue (Click here) and Khaki (Click here). Also available on Amazon US (Click here).

August 5, 2015
Posted in deals, news

Sony A7rII is now in Stock at BestBuy. Cool image of 300 A7rII boxes :)

At the moment of writing this we have a couple of A7rII in Stock:
In USA at BestBuy eBay (Click here), BestBuy (Click here). In Germany at Fotomundus.

Of course the Stock status keeps changing so check these links from time to time:
In USA: at Amazon, BHphoto, AdoramaSonyStore US, FocusCamera, Uniquephoto.
In Europe at Sony DEUK, FR, IT, ES, NL, BE, CH, AT, SE, FI, NO, PT. Wex UK.
In Asia at Digitalrev, CameraPro.

And Ringfoto manager Martin Wagner just got his first batch of over 300 boxed A7rII cameras :)

A7rII Gariz case
The current A7II Gariz cases suite perfectly for the A7rII too:
Alcantara case in Red (Click here) and Black (Click here).
Leather case in Orange (Click here), Red (Click here), Black (Click here) and Brown (Click here).
As this is the same A7II case you can buy them all also at Amazon US (Click here).

August 5, 2015
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August 4, 2015
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Sony Tidbits…A7II with huge Nikon 500mm f/4P video test.

Sony A7II 3 Axis IS with Nikon 500mm f/4P and Canon FD200mm f/2.8 (found via SonyAlphaRumors).

Sony wants to raise €3.2 billion so your phone can take better pictures (The42).
Alpha Festival in Berlin (
First shots from FE 2.8/90 Macro G OSS (SonyAlphaForum).
Every photo that you take is a once-in-a-lifetime photo – make it awesome! (TheNakedCamera).
Sony FE 28mm f/2 Review (Photographyblog).
Shogun Firmware Update V6.4 (Atomos).
AX100 review at Cinema5d.

Filipe:Hi my name is Filipe Abreu, i am from Portugal and Starded a new Channel on YouTube in Portuguese. I don’t know how many users you have that speak this language. I have a lot os Sony stuff and will review another sony cameras and lenses, if you think this is interesting you could share it ;)

Walter: The address link of the moonlight music video shot with the Sony a7s from Lady B. (alias Roberta Serrati):

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