September 8, 2015
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Zeiss product release event by end of this week (Diglloyd). Wide angle Otus and Loxia coming?

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On Friday (9am Berlin time) Sony will announce their new (FF?) E-mount camcorder. But there will be another announcement from Zeiss too: Diglloyd confirmed that Zeiss will have a product announcement by end of this week. And we can really hope this is where we will also see the announcement of the new wide angle Loxia FE lens! Knowing Zeiss the lens will have one of the specs “Borrowed” from the ZM series:
Distagon T* 2,8/15 ZM (Click here to see images on eBay).
Distagon T* 4/18 ZM (Click here to see images on eBay).
Biogon T* 2,8/21 ZM (Click here to see images on eBay).
C Biogon T* 4,5/21 ZM (Click here to see images on eBay).
Biogon T* 2,8/25 ZM (Click here to see images on eBay).
Biogon T* 2,8/28 ZM (Click here to see images on eBay).

There are rumors “saying” there will be also a new Otus wide angle lens. There will be no new Batis and no new Touit lens this year.

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September 8, 2015
Posted in news

Canon will make 8K camcorder and 120MP FF DSLR…sometimes in the future.

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UPDATE: I made some fun in my previous article and some people didn’t get it. I therefore now redacted the article to make it more “serious”.

Today Canon  said they ar developing a 8K Cinema Camera: “that will support the production of next-generation 8K video content” and MP FF camera: ” The high-resolution images that the camera will be capable of producing will recreate the three-dimensional texture, feel and presence of subjects, making them appear as if they are really before one’s eyes. The camera will facilitate a level of resolution that is more than sufficient for enlarged poster-sized printout while also enabling images to be cropped and trimmed without sacrificing image resolution and clarity.” Real product announcement? No. Release? No info…. (via MirrorlessRumors).

Reminder: Back in 2010 Canon announced a 120MP APS-H sensor (Source: Canon). And that sensor never found it’s way in a real camera to date. So let’s see if and when they will actually release the 8K camcorder and 120MP FF camera…

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September 8, 2015
Posted in rumors

You can follow Sony’s press conference at 9am CET on 11 September!

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On September 11 at 9am CET time Sony will have a press conference at the IBC show in Amsterdam. And you can follow the event live on the following Sony Uk page. I will also embed the live streaming on SAR.

Sony will ddefinitely announce a new E-mount 4K camcorder. There is a very small chance the might announce the A6xxx too. There is almost near zero chance to see the new A7sII. The PhotoPlus show in October is the more “ideal” place to announce the A7sII.

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September 8, 2015
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Sony Tidbits…(with online Sony shutter count tool)

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Sony HX90V Unboxing

Ian:This thing is cool! I uploaded a raw file and it came back with the shutter actuations. I have had my A7s for 10.5 months and have 64,915 shutter clicks.
By next spring it will be in for a new shutter almost for sure. http://tools.science.si/index.php

-39% on the Transcend card at Amazon Germany.
Shooting 1000fps with Sony Cyber-Shot RX10 II (TheVideoMode).
rx100m3/m4 vs lx100 comparison (Mirrorlessons).
Sony A7 with the Leica Noctilux-M 50mm f/0.95 ASPH (SonyAlphaForum).
Sony Cyber-shot HX90V Review (ePhotozine).
Sony A7II field test at Ilovehatephoto.

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September 7, 2015
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New products: Atomos Assassin for your A7s in Stock. Tamron A-mount lenses on preorder at Amazon.

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If you do own the A7s you may be happy to hear that Atomos released a “cheaper” version of their Shogun called Assassin. And it’s in Stock right now at Amazon US, Adorama and BHphoto.

New Tamron 45mm and 35mm A-mount lenses can be preordered here:
Tamron SP 35mm f/1.8 Di USD Lens for Sony A at Amazon, Adorama and BHphoto.
Tamron SP 45mm f/1.8 Di USD Lens for Sony A at Amazon, Adorama and BHphoto.
new image samples at ePhotozine: 45mm SP Images. 35mm SP Images.

More deals:
The A6000 got a $100 price drop on all US stores like Amazon, Adorama and BHphoto. The A6000 double zoom lens kit also got a $100 off via FocusCamera on Amazon (Click here).
You get a $700 off on that grey imported with 1 year seller warranty Sony A7s sold by Electronicsvalley on eBay (Click here).
Special full Lens deal overview page can be seen at Adorama (Click here) and BHphoto (Click here).

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