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July 18, 2014
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New Sony Lens Profile Support in Camera Raw 8.6 RC

Adobe issued the new Camera Raw 8.6 update which includes support for many Sony lenses (see list on top). You can download the software here for CC (Click here) and CS6 (Click here).

July 17, 2014
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Minolta A-Mount Lens Data Table made by SAR reader “ET”.


Click on the table to enlarge the size!

Lenses in same color have similar design.

in Tag:
M1: Minolta Lenses before 1991
xi: xi and Power Zoom Lenses(1991)
M2: Minolta Lenses after 1991
M3: Minolta D-type Lenses
S0: Sony Lense(the copy of Minolta lenses)
S1: Sony original Lenses before 2011
S2: Sony original Lenses after 2011
G0: G Lenses without G logo
G1: G Lenses with G logo
G2: G Lenses have SSM
G3: Sony original G Lenses (completely new design)
KM: Konica-Minolta Lenses
T: Tamron OEM lenses

in Aperture/Blades
R = Round

in Filter/Size
R = Rear

in Focus/Design
IF = Internal Focus
RF = Rear Focus

EFL = 35 mm-equivalent focal length (APS-C)
MF = Min. Focus
MR = Max. Ratio
FRL = Focus Range Limiter
FHB = Focus Hold Button
DMF = Direct Manual Focus
G = Group
E = Element
WR = Water Resistance
TC = Support Teleconverter
TM = Tripod Mount

July 15, 2014
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How to not miss any of the exciting upcoming Sony rumors!


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July 14, 2014
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Current Gariz A7-A7r case works just fine on your new A7s.

Gariz now officially confirmed that their currnet A7-A7r leather case works just fine for your A7s too! You can get the case in Black (Click here), Brown (Click here), Red (Click here) and Orange (Click here).

Sony A7s store links:
Sony A7s preorder in USA/CA at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto, Sony USA, Sony Canada.
Sony A7s EU pages: Sony DE, UK, ES, FR, IT, NL, BE, AT, CH, SE, NO, FI, PL. And Wex UK.

July 14, 2014
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Newly published Sony patents explains how Sony wants to get rid of the Rolling Shutter issue.

The complex sensor design you see on top is part of a newly published Sony patent ( Sony plans to fix the rolling shutter problem by introducing a new sensor technology which can read entire lines of pixels in batches of 4 simultaneously.
There are also more benefits coming along this tech: Noise is reduced and dynamic range increased.

Here a video from  the rolling shutter problem on the A7s:

A7s Rolling shutter and YES, Speedooster test!! from Philip Bloom Reviews & Tutorials on Vimeo.

P.S.: Thanks Cherryl for finding and sharing the patent!

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