May 4, 2015
Posted in rumors

Sony to have a ” Pro Video Presentation” on May 29 in Berlin.



Sony will have a “Pro Video Presentation” on May 29 in Berlin. That is what the text says on the official Schau! 2015 homepage. Don’t know what exactly that means but let’s hope this means an E-mount camera with internal 4K recording will be announced on that day :)

P.S.: Other companies like Panasonic and Fuji will show their new cameras (G7 and X-T10) on the same event.

May 4, 2015
Posted in news

Sony Tidbits…


The Switch-Nikon DSLR to Sony Mirrorless, 5 Reasons a Photographer Changed, WPPI 2015 w/Jason Lanier

Sony FE 28/2 First Impressions Review (Backgroundblur).
Sony World Photo Winners (Worldphoto).
1$ solution to all the light leak adapter-related problems (SonyAlphaForum).
Sony ILCE-7M2 a7 II review at Photoreview.
New Close Focus adapter by Kipon.
Rétro Photo – Sony Mavica : des balbutiements à la réalisation (Focus Numerique).
Firmware update for the FDR-AX100 4K camcorder (Sony Support).
Kinogrip launch new Kinohandle and wired trigger solution for Sony a7S (Newsshooter).

May 3, 2015
Posted in rumors

Rokinon 100mm lens now shipping.



Both A and E-mount versions of the new Rokinon 100mm f/2.8 macor lenses are in Stock at BHphoto:
100mm f/2.8 for A-mount (Click here) or E-mount (Click here).
100mm t/3.1 Cine version for A-mount (Click here) or E-mount (Click here).

Sony US rebates:
Sony Alpha a7II (Body Only) for $1,498 at Amazon, BHphoto, Adorama, SonyStore.
Sony Alpha a7II with FE 28-70mm OSS Lens for $1,798 at Amazon, BHphoto, Adorama, SonyStore.
Sony Alpha a7 (Body Only) for $998 at Amazon, BHphoto, Adorama, SonyStore.
Sony Alpha a7 with FE 28-70mm OSS Lens for $1,298 at Amazon, BHphoto, Adorama, SonyStore.
$100 off on the A6000 at Amazon, BHphoto, Adorama, SonyStore.

May 3, 2015
Posted in news

Some cool tidbits: TCST tests Rebel and says you should buy Sony. And a special 180,000$ lens on BH.



Quick tidbits of some weird/strange news:

1) Big LOL: TheCameraStoreTV tested the new Canon rebel and they kindly recommed to buy the Sony A6000 instead (see youtube video from min. 11:20 here).

2) Big $$$ for a 1,200mm lens: The most expensive lens you can buy for your FE cameras is that used(!) 1200mm f/5.6 Canon listed at BHphoto (Click here).

3) 2450mm f/8 NASA lens: Much cheaper and much more tele is that $33,500 NASA lens listed on eBay (Click here).

May 3, 2015
Posted in news

This week SAR readers photos selection.


Marc Galer on SonyAlphaForum
I am of the firm belief that there is no such thing as ‘good weather’ for taking a photograph. Even a grey day with drizzle offers an opportunity to capture an interesting image. This was captured with Sony’s FE24240. A great choice as a walkabout lens when you don’t really want to be changing lenses when it is raining :-)

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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