September 5, 2015
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Sony Tidbits…

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Sony FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro G Hands-On Review

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September 4, 2015
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$250 off on the Sony A77II. $10,000 (!) off on the Sony F3.

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A77II

There is a new $250 rebate on the Sony A77II camera sold by Bhphoto (Click here). And what’s even more impressive is that $10,000 price drop on the Sony F3 camcorder (here at BH). This is porbably the biggest price drop I have ever seen on a Sony camera/camcorder yet.

A7rII_Amazon

The new Sony A7rII is finally in Stock and shipping at Amazon US (Click here) BHphoto, AdoramaSonyStore US, FocusCamera, Uniquephoto, Digitalrev.

Two new A-mount lenses from Tamron:
Tamron SP 35mm f/1.8 Di USD Lens for Sony A at BHphoto.
Tamron SP 45mm f/1.8 Di USD Lens for Sony A at BHphoto.

Sony US lens deal reminder:

A special full overview page can be seen at Adorama (Click here) and BHphoto (Click here).And those are the savings in detail and with direct link to three major US stores:

Full Frame E-mount lenses:
$100 off on the Zeiss 55mm f/1.8 lens at Amazon, Adorama and BHphoto.
$100 off on the Zeiss 16-35mm f/4.0 lens at Amazon, Adorama and BHphoto.
$100 off on the 70-200mm G lens at Amazon, Adorama and BHphoto.
$100 off on the Zeiss 24-70mm f/4.0 lens at Amazon, Adorama and BHphoto.
$100 off on the Zeiss 35mm f/2.8 lens at Amazon, Adorama and BHphoto.
$100 off on the 28-70mm lens at Amazon, Adorama and BHphoto.
$100 off on the 28-135mm PZ lens at Amazon, Adorama and BHphoto.
$25 off on the 24-240mm lens at Amazon, Adorama and BHphoto.

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September 4, 2015
Posted in reviews

Small note: Sony 90mm FE is officially the sharpest lens ever tested at DxO!

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While the 55mm FE lens is the best autofocus lens ever tested I noticed on the DxO interactive graph that the new 90mm FE G lens is actually the sharpest lens in their database. Even sharper than the $4,000 Zeiss Otus lens line!

This also means I changed my mind and I will go for the FE 90mm macro and not for the Batis :)

90mm links:
In USA at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto, eBay US (Click here).
In Europe at Fotomundus, Amazon Germany, Sony Germany, Sony UK, Sony FR, Sony IT, Sony ES, Sony NL, Sony BE, Sony AT, Sony CH, Sony SE, Sony FI, Sony NO, Sony PT.
In Asia at Digitalrev, Sony Australia.

P.S.: Sony FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro OSS G Lens Review by SonyAlphaLab on Youtube.

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September 4, 2015
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(SR4) Sony will also update the 135mm f/1.8 and the 85mm f/1.4 A-mount lenses.

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The Zeiss 135mm f/1.8 lens tested by Photozone.

According to a reliable source Sony plans to update two current A-mount lenses: The 135mm f/1.8 and the 85mm f/1.4. The source did not unveil when those lenses will be announced. But the main improvement will be the autofocus performance (no change on the basic optical quality).

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September 4, 2015
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(SR5) New FS E-mount 4K camcorder to be announced soon!

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If the A7rII and A7s are too small for your 4K video recording use than watch out! There is a new Sony FS E-mount 4K camcorder to be announced soon at IBC in Amsterdam! The Sony press event is scheduled for September 11.

interesting to note that the FS700 got a huge price drop (here at BH) while the FS100 is discontinued.

P.S.: Thanks Ironfilm (for the FS100) and Newsshooter (for the FS700) product info (price drop and discontinued note)

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