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February 10, 2016
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Firmware update coming to add GM lens support

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Sony Japan reports a new firmware update will be released within this month to add GM lens support.

Thanks Marek!

Preorders (start today at 11am New York Time):
A6300 body at BHphoto, Amazon, Adorama, BestBuy. WexUK.
A6300 with kit lens at BHphoto, Amazon, Adorama, BestBuy. WexUK.
24-70mm f/2.8 GM FE at BHphoto, Amazon, Adorama, BestBuy. WexUK.
85mm f/1.4 GM FE at BHphoto, Amazon, Adorama, BestBuy. WexUK.
70-200mm f/2.8 GM FE at BHphoto.
Sony FE 1.4x Teleconverter at BHphoto.
Sony FE 2.0x Teleconverter BHphoto.

February 10, 2016
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Sony Tidbits…

The Best Adapters For Sony Mirrorless Cameras

The 4K Sony pyramide (Sony PRO site).
Sony 24-70/4 FE lens review (SonyAlphaForum)
The Sony A7 and RX design story at
Superb Landscape shots from South Iceland (SonyAlphaForum)
Mirrorless sales steady compared to 2014 (Mirrorlessrumors).
Sony HDR-AS50 Action Camera Preview (ePhotozine).
Review of the Sony a7R II in Aquatica Housing (Divephotoguide).
Today Gold Box deals at and

February 9, 2016
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Those are the full Techart PRO Leica M – Sony E Autofocus Adapter specs!

Back in January SAR was the first site reporting about the world’s first Leica M to Sony E-mount adapter. The adapter does autofocus with ALL M-mount lenses (Leica, Voigtlander, Zeiss). Since than we are in contact with the developers and Advancedgear/MX Camera also posted the first test videos (watch them here). Today they sent us that new video (see above) and the full specs:


They also did setup a special website that explains in detail how the adapter works:


Here some more images:

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Great news!

February 9, 2016
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Sony Tidbits…(New Windows Phone app allows photo transfer from Sony cams)

Sony A7s II vs A7r II review : 4k quality compared

A high-contrast hillwalk with the Zeiss Loxia 35/2 (DearSusans).
Simple Photo Hack: Use a Vintage Optical Viewfinder with a Mirrorless Camera (Scribblesandsnaps).
Sony Head to Head: a7 Mirrorless Series versus the FS7 4K Video Camera (Explora).
Zeiss Milvus 85/1.4 : Best in Colour or B&W ? (DearSusans)
RX100m4 case test at
Soft Focus on A7II with FE-55 1.8 with AF-C (SonyAlphaForum).

Anonymous:Seen this new helpful Windows Phone app already?
Its a popular german Windows site, sorry, only in german, but the app is also in English. App allows WLAN photo transfer for some Sony cams, the first Windows 10 app they claim that’s not just a remote control.

Link as stated in the article:

February 8, 2016
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More images of the new Kipon ND plug-in filter adapter


Yesterday we reported about the new Kipon auto-focus adapter with interchangeable plug-in graduated ND filters. The adapter is now available for purchase at Adorama, Icas and soon it will be available oneBay too. In the meantime check out those new images:

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