May 2, 2016
Posted in rumors

UPDATE: Zeiss will NOT(!) announce any new lens next week



Zeiss teased an event on Twitter. They write:

“Well, well! We have prepared something very special for you. Stay tuned! More to come next week.

UPDATE: We just elarned from solid source that this is not an event for a new lens launch!!! So don’t expect any new lens to be announced next week!

found via Mirrorlessrumors (Thanks Jason M.).

May 2, 2016
Posted in news

Sony Tidbits…


SIGMA MC-11 tested on the A6300

Full list of todays Gold Box deals at,, Bhphoto, eBay and
Sony Alpha 7 Aktion: Bis zu 80 EUR Rabatt auf ausgewählte Objektive at
Sony Cyber-shot RX10 Mark III Sample Photos (ePhotozine).
Sony FE 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G OSS Sample Photos (ePhotozine).
Sigma MC-11, 150-600c and Sony A7II (SonyAlphaForum).
Sony a6300 with Sony 16-70mm f/4 Lens (Part II of II)–The Best Camera for Parents on a Budget (RonMartBlog).
The Batis 18, Loxia 21 or Voigtlander 15 (SonyAlphaForum).
50mm FE image samples by, and

Gary:I recently purchased a Neewer Gimbal Head for shooting birds in flight and also for following nesting birds and woodpeckers. Some of the expensive options go up into the high hundreds of dollars. This one was $65 US on Amazon. To see how it fares and how to make it better, check out my review below. With a little TLC you can make this product an affordable winner!

May 1, 2016
Posted in deals

$45 off on the Sandisk 512GB card. $700 off on the Sony A7s.



There is a major Sandisk SD card rebate at Adorama (Click here to see all discounted cards). This includes a $45 off on the huge 512 GB card!

And the grey imported Sony A7s sells with a $700 discount on eBay (1 year US seller warranty).


The Sigma MC-11 adapter is in Stock for the first time at Amazon US (Click here).
Voigtlander 15mm III FE lens is in Stock at Amazon US (Click here).
$170 off on the Sony FE 24-240mm at eBay US (3 year US seller warranty).
$600 off on the Sony A7sII at eBay US (3 year US seller warranty).
Sony US officially reduced the A7II price. It’s now $200 off in all US stores like Amazon (Click here), Adorama (Click here) and BHphoto (Click here).
Also the first generation A7 got a $100 discount and sells for $998 at Amazon (Click here).
The 85mm GM lens is back in Stock at Amazon US (Click here) and at BHphoto (Click here).

May 1, 2016
Posted in reviews

New Sigma MC-11 video reviews by David Kilpatrick, Tony Northrup and Cameraguy


Canon to Sony Adapter Review: Sigma MC-11 vs Metabones Mk IV by Tony Northrup

Tony Northrup (video above) and David Kilpatrick (video below) made a good job to tell you how good (or bad) the new Sigma MC-11 adapter is.

Sigma MC-11 with 50mm ART and A7RII by David Kilpatrick

Sigma MC-11 Adapter Updated Review with Video and Autofocus Samples on a6300

The Sigma MC-11 adapter is in Stock for the first time at Amazon US (Click here).

May 1, 2016
Posted in news

This week SAR readers photos selection.


Jamie Black‎
Sony A6000 + Sony 35mm f/1.8 OSS (SEL35F18)
Location: Barbados
IG: @jamieblak”

1) Submit your picture with a message and picture here: or on the SonyAlphaForum image section.
2) Like and comment the pictures from other readers here: and on SonyAlphaForum.
3) A selection of most liked pictures by the community and by me SAR admin will be posted weekly on SAR.

Note: When sending a pic feel free to also add a link to your site to promote yourself!

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