March 26, 2015
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(SR5) There is no 4K photocamera coming from Sony at NAB. A7rII coming after NAB.

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If you were waiting for a new A7sII or any other 4K pro photocamera (not camcorder!) than skip the event. There will be no such camera at NABshow. The other rumored cameras like the A7rII and compact cameras will be announced after the NAB show.

For filmmakers: Sony will announce the HDC4300 at NAb (all info here at SAR).

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March 26, 2015
Posted in news

Here is the official Sony A77II 4D focusing manual.

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A77ii

Andreas Seibert noticed that Sony made a special Sony A77II 4D focusing manual. You can download it here: sony.net/Products/di/common/images/products/g2sw/ILCA-77M2_4DFOCUS_Camera_Settings_Guide.pdf.

Enjoy the reading!

Sony A77II store links
Sony A77 in USA at Amazon, Adorama, Sony Store and BHphoto.
Sony A77 in Europe at Sony Germany, Sony UK, Sony France, Sony IT, ES, NL, BE, AT, CH, PT, NO, SE, FI and Wex UK.

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March 25, 2015
Posted in deals

Refurbished A5000 with two (!) lenses and 16GB SD card for $349.

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The refurbished A5000 sells with two E-mount lenses and free 16GB SD card for $349 at Secondipity eBay (Click here). With that deal you basically get the camera for free :)

More new Sony deals:
A7/s/r lens/case superbundle again at Sony Store US (Click here).
Sony A77II bundle deal at SonyStore (Click here).
NEX-7 with kit lens for $498 only at BHphoto (Click here).
The Sony A3000 with kit lens sells for $249 at BHphoto (Click here).
$300 off and free SD card and case on the A6000 double lens kit at Secondipity eBay (Click here).
$100 off on the A3000 with kit lens at Secondipity eBay (Click here).
50% off on refurbished 55-210mm sold by BeachCamera on eBay (Click here).
Save $250 on Open Box Sony A7s cameras sold by Samys on eBay (Click here).
RX100 with $100 free extras (SD card, LR5) and a $50 gift card when using the code “trade50328” at FocusCamera (Click here).
A77II kit with free grip at Sony Store US (Click here) and BHphoto (Click here).
$300 off on the Zeiss 12mm f/2.8 Touit at Amazon (Click here), Adorama (Click here) and BHphoto (Click here).
$221 off on the Zeiss 32mm f/1.8 Touit at Amazon (Click here), Adorama (Click here) and BHphoto (Click here)
FE 24-240mm is in Stock at BestBuy eBay, Adorama and Sony US

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March 25, 2015
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(SR5) Sony to announce new “Products” on April 23. (…for A-mount?)

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April23

As you can see from the image on top Sony has a press briefing scheduled for April 23 at the World Photography Awards. Trusted Sources confirmed Sony will have a product announcement on that day. But I am not sure yet we will get the A7rII on that event because I heard of another (E-mount related) announcement in May. It’s yet a complete mystery what kind of camera they will announce on April 23. I don’t wanna give false hopes to A-mount followers but last year they announced the Sony A77II on the Photography Award event. So maybe… :)

To sum up. We have three rumored announcement dates:
1) April 12: NAB show Sony press conference. No new E or A-mount photocamera coming (just camcorder stuff).
2) April 23: Worldphoto event: ???
3) May announcement: New E-mount cameras/lenses.

If you think that it makes no sense having three different product announcements within 30 days…note that last year Sony made three separate announcements too: Sony A7s on April 6. Sony A77II on May 1. RX100 on May 16.

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March 25, 2015
Posted in news

Sony Tidbits…

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Sony a6000 Overview Tutorial by Tony Northrup

2.8/20 comparison review: Minolta MD vs Canon FD (SonyAlphaForum).
Mark Galer: Sony Alpha Ambassador (Youtube).
You can never have too many backups! (Planet Alpha).
Voigtlander Super Wide Heliar 15mm f/4.5 m39 version (SonyAlphaForum).
Sony A7II with FE 28-70mm kit announced in Japan (DC.watch).
What is in your bag (Newsshooter).
New B-grip line at Bgrip.
Caméra Sony PXW-FS7 : le test (Focus Numerique).

Vladislav:I shoot with sony (I’m a wildlife photographer) and I hate it with a new body comes out and all reviews are for portretry and general specs reviews, but nobody talks about how capable the camera for wildlife is. My channel just uploaded one review, that does exactly that, for the other wildlifers shooting with sony out there and I think there might be plenty of your readers interested in what I have to say. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A9oTZ_sNgRc

Javier:I am one of those lucky enough to have the new Sony FE PZ 28-135mm f / 4G OSS, this video is made with the Sony A7s and Shogun atoms , there are also recorded with drone planes. I leave a picture of recording equipment. Is made in the Sierra Nevada National Park: https://vimeo.com/120843778

 

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