October 19, 2015
Posted in deals

Amazon sells a new Sony A6000 DELUXE super bundle!

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There is a new A6000 Deluxe super bundle sold directly by Amazon US (Click here).

There are also dual lens kit options with loooooot of free etxras for sale for $799 at FocusCamera (Click here), Buydig (Click here) and Bestbuy (Click here).

Reminder:
$365 off  on the Sony FE 70-200mm lens at GetDigital eBay (Click here). Grey imported with 1 year seller warranty
55mm FE for $714 at GetDigital eBay (Click here).
A7rII with a $300 discount and full 3 year US valid seller warranty on eBay (Click here).

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October 19, 2015
Posted in news

Download now! Sony releases A7rII firmware with 14 Bit uncompressed RAW

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Sony just issued firmware 2.0 for the Sony A7rII. Download links:
Windows: Sony.com, Sony Australia.
Mac: Sony.com, Sony Australia.

Those are the new features:

  • Adds the selectable feature for uncompressed 14-Bit RAW image capture
  • Adds support to output video via HDMI during use of the Remote Camera Control software (still mode only)

UPDATE: There seems to be an issue with the firmware update. If you have APS-C mode on “Auto” than once you install the firmware update you can only shoot pictures at a max resolution of 18 megapixel. You can still change the settings after the firmware update so don’t worry. But just in case you can’t take any 42MP pictures any more know it that the firmware seems to activate it as default! (Thanks Mirrorlessons for the tip).

Thanks Oliver, Mike, Craig for sharing the links!

A7rII store list:
In USA at Amazon, BHphoto, AdoramaSonyStore US, FocusCamera, Uniquephoto.
In Europe at Amazon DE, Amazon UK, Wex UK and ParkCameras.
In Asia at Digitalrev, CameraPro.

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October 19, 2015
Posted in news, rumors

New FE lenses to be shown at the School of Visual Arts in NYC on October 20?

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Many Sony Artisans and Sony manager Kenta Honjo will attend the Sony mirrorless expert panel at the School of Visual Arts in NYC on Ocotber 20. So many big names usually come together when there is also some new Sony products to be announced. Keep in mind the PhotoPlus show will start the day after and we are expecting Sony to announce their new FE lenses and an updated FE lens roadmap.

Here is the official event description:

MPS Digital Photography and Sony present department chair Katrin Eismann, Sony Alpha product manager Kenta Honjo, photojournalist Ben Lowy, photographer and filmmaker Ben Moon and portrait and wedding photographer Miguel Quiles in a panel discussion on how technological developments such as the mirrorless camera have improved the quality of digital photography, reduced the size and weight of cameras and increased accessibility to photography. Moderated by Pulitzer Prize-winning celebrity and portrait photographer Brian Smith.

It’s free for people to attend!

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October 19, 2015
Posted in rumors

New Sony UK message about their A-mount commitment.

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Sony UK finally rectified their misleading A-mount tweet from last week. At last the new tweet and the soon new A-mount camera announcement will give us some peace…for some time.

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October 18, 2015
Posted in rumors

(SR4) Sony will announce a new A-mount camera in early November!

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At last I have some good rumor for the A-mount folks! According to two trusted(!) sources Sony will announce one new A-mount camera in early November! Stay tuned on SAR to get more info the coming days!

Reminder: The new FE lenses should be announced at PhotoPlus. The new A-mount camera will be announced after the PhotoPlus show.

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