September 24, 2016
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Sony Tidbits…

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Bloom Vlog: Cleaning the Sony mirrorless sensor

Full list of todays Gold Box deals at Amazon.de, Amazon.co.uk, Bhphoto, eBay and Amazon.com.
Sony G Master 24-70 f/2.8 e 85 f/1.4 review by Riflessifotografici.
July sales data: Small recovery in system camera sales… (Mirrorlessrumors).
Sony Achieves Approximately 40% Reduction in Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions (Sony.net).
Canon just handed the entire DSLR video market to Sony…(SonyAlphaForum)
Sony A99 II: Mirrorless that Looks Like a DSLR (Diglloyd).
Sigma 30mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary for Sony E-mount lens review (Dpreview).
How Are Cameras Assembled (Image Sensor World)
To write a guest post on SAR follow the instruction on that page.

Howard Hurd:Made this film for UK street artist @MyDogSighs freelensing vintage tessar 50mm on sony a7 vimeo.com/182270967

Bruce:https://vimeo.com/181281155 Flute and piano at the Woodwards Building… this time recorded in 4K with the Sony A7RII & Zeiss 35mm f1.4 & Rode Stereo VideoMic X

 

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September 23, 2016
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First Amazon sales ranking results: Welcome back in the top ranking A-mount!

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Considered that most of the bloggers and reviewers thought A-mount is dead the A99II preorders are surprisingly good according to the Amazon DSLR ranking (Click here to see the list). On the first sales day it’s doing better than the A7sII which was the last announced FF E-mount camera. Not bad at all.

Sony A99II preorder links:
In USA at BHphoto, Adorama and Amazon.
In Europe at Calumet Germany and WexUK.

And Sony Europe posted the official In-depth look video at the Sony α99 II A-mount camera:

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September 23, 2016
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First images of the new Voigtlander 65mm f/2 Macro Apo-Lanthar FE lens!

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DC.watch shared the first images of the Voigtlander 65mm f/2 Macro Apo-Lanthar FE lens. Voigtlander’s goal is to make this one of the world’s best lenses. The lens is “in development” and will be released sometimes in 2017.

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These are the lens specs:

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September 23, 2016
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Kimio Maki confirms: “Sony will continue to create new cameras for A-mount”

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SAR was one of the few sites saying A-mount wasn’t dead and that the A99II would come (although the release timing was unclear). Still, there are many other bloggers and folks that believe that the A99II will be the last A-mount camera…and therefore A-mount is dead anyway. Well…wrong again! Sony manager Kimio Maki just got interviewed by Amateur Photographer:

“Maki confirmed that Sony will continue to create new camera systems for A-mount, telling AP he is confident there is sufficient demand.” Maki said: “Running A-mount alongside the E-mount is very important. A-mount is a keeper.”

And there are many more info on that second article:

  1. Sony will develop new A-mount lenses depending on the customers request
  2. A-mount users hail from Japan and Europe, although he did not know how many exist worldwide.
  3. About touchscreen: “We may have to add touchscreen panels to our entry-level models, but professionals don’t require it. If the professionals change their mind and put in the request we may need to change this in the future.

Just an idea: Sony should release a lens roadmap for A-mount. That’s the kind of things that create confidence around the system!

You can now preorder the new Sony A99II:
In USA at BHphoto, Adorama and Amazon.
In Europe at Calumet Germany and WexUK.

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September 23, 2016
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Few more Sony related Photokina news (1 Terabyte SD card, “cheap” 101 Megapixel Sony sensor back)

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1) Phase One announced a new “cheaper” entry level 101 Megapixel Sony sensor back named IQ1 100MP. It costs only $33,000 compare to the $44,00 you have to spend for the IQ3. (PhaseOne).
2) First 1 Terabyte SD card announced (more info at Mirrorlessrumors).
3) Novoflex announced a new PL to Sony E-mount adapter.
4) Samyang XEEN 16mm T2.6, 85mm F1.2 and 14mm F2.4 Hands-On Photos (Photographyblog).
5) Laowa 15mm f/2 FE Zero-D Hands-On Photos (Photographyblog). Hands-on with Laowa 15mm F2 FE (Dpreview).
6) Fuji claims the GFX uses a new 51 Megapixel sensor made by Sony which is not used in any other medium format camera (Fujirumors).
7) Tamron 150-600 & new teleconvertors by Matt Granger
8) Tokina 20mm FE Firin impression at ThePhoBlographer.
9) Laowa 15mm FE lens hands-on video by Matt Granger

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