October 30, 2015
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(SR2) Possible reason why the new 85mm G FE fast prime lens may get delayed.

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The following rumor comes via a new source. So as usual take those with a large amount of skepticism. I chatted with him for some time yesterday and he said that Sony delayed a bit the launch of the 85mm G FE lens that was rumored to be launched in autumn. He says why:

Announcement depends on relations and partnership with Zeiss, since they couldn’t meet the demand for Batis 85 on time and currently short on stock. He says he was told the management may decide to wait Zeiss to sell Batis with a worldwide coverage.

The same source also said that Sony’s original plan was (or still is) to release two new FE lenses in autumn (with shipments before Christmas). One is the 85mm G FE and one is the 70-200mm f/2.8 FE lens.

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October 30, 2015
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Full specs of the new super low light capable Sony Starvis sensors!

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Sony posted a Brochure (PDF here) and a Slideshow (website here) explaining the detailed new Starvis tech. There are four different sensor size available. it has to be seen if in future Starvis tech will be available on larger sensors too.

Found via Image sensor world.

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October 30, 2015
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Financial report: Sony increases earnings in the imaging business!

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Sony released the new financial report. Details can be found here: sony.net/SonyInfo/IR/library/er.html

Like all other companies Sony is selling less camera in terms of units (entry-level compact camera market is shrinking). But unlike Canon (report on MR)…Sony is making money out of the Imaging Business! This because it’s selling more and more high-value cameras and lenses. This lead to a 88 billion yen income this year.

Sony also increased the income forecast for the next quarter. All looks very good so far!

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October 30, 2015
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Sony Tidbits…

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The Double Exposure Trick – Exploring Photography with Mark Wallace

6 Tips to Create Compelling Star Effects, Sun Stars, Starbursts, or Sun Flares in Your Photographs (Explora).
Actual on-the-job images with the Sony FE 28mm f/2 lens (movetomirrorless).
Chasing moonbows: Tips on working with extraordinary light from landscape photographer Don Smith (Imaging Resource).
Carl Zeiss Sonnar 55mm f/1.8 ZA T* Sample Photos (ePhotozine).
Calico cat with Miami Vice flash gels (Nissin+Yongnuo) at SonyAlphaForum.
Tamron’s 35mm & 45mm f/1.8 Lenses are Near Perfection (ResourceMag).

Fabrys:Just want to share a little video shot with the RX100 MKII during a rainy day in Paris: https://vimeo.com/139837676

Anonymous:A dance film shot entirely on the A7s: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AwRHMw5amAU. Lenses used sony zeiss 55mm 1.8, 35mm 1.4

Boon:I’ve done a few more threads using the Sony A6000 + Sony 500/8mm lens:
Lunar eclipse: http://myphotojourney.co.uk/lunar-eclipseblood-moon-28915/
Sony 500/8 + LA-EA4 continuous AF on Sony A6000: http://myphotojourney.co.uk/sony-500mm-f8-continuous-af/

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October 29, 2015
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Refurbished Sony A7s for $1,899. A7r for $1,299.

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Sony is selling a new Stock of refurbished items though their Secondipity partner page on eBay (Click here) and Amazon (Click here). In details those are the direct links to the items listed on eBay (Click on the links to see the price):
Sony A7s
Sony A7r
Sony A7II with 28-70mm lens
A6000 with two lenses
Sony VG-C1EM Vertical Grip
A5100 with kit lens
A5000 with kit lens
A5000 body
18-200mm

Hasselblad E-mount lens deal:
The Hasselblad 18-200mm E-mount lens sells for $499 only (Click here). That’s $350 less than the Sony version.
And the Hasselblad 16mm E-mount lens costs $100 less than the Sony version. And you can get both Hasselblad lenses with the extra leather bag too.

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You save $900 on the Sony RX1R sold on eBay (Click here). It’s grey imported but has a one year US seller warranty.

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