September 8, 2015
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Canon will make 8K camcorder and 120MP FF DSLR…sometimes in the future.

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UPDATE: I made some fun in my previous article and some people didn’t get it. I therefore now redacted the article to make it more “serious”.

Today Canon  said they ar developing a 8K Cinema Camera: “that will support the production of next-generation 8K video content” and MP FF camera: ” The high-resolution images that the camera will be capable of producing will recreate the three-dimensional texture, feel and presence of subjects, making them appear as if they are really before one’s eyes. The camera will facilitate a level of resolution that is more than sufficient for enlarged poster-sized printout while also enabling images to be cropped and trimmed without sacrificing image resolution and clarity.” Real product announcement? No. Release? No info…. (via MirrorlessRumors).

Reminder: Back in 2010 Canon announced a 120MP APS-H sensor (Source: Canon). And that sensor never found it’s way in a real camera to date. So let’s see if and when they will actually release the 8K camcorder and 120MP FF camera…

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September 8, 2015
Posted in rumors

You can follow Sony’s press conference at 9am CET on 11 September!

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On September 11 at 9am CET time Sony will have a press conference at the IBC show in Amsterdam. And you can follow the event live on the following Sony Uk page. I will also embed the live streaming on SAR.

Sony will ddefinitely announce a new E-mount 4K camcorder. There is a very small chance the might announce the A6xxx too. There is almost near zero chance to see the new A7sII. The PhotoPlus show in October is the more “ideal” place to announce the A7sII.

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September 8, 2015
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Sony Tidbits…(with online Sony shutter count tool)

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Sony HX90V Unboxing

Ian:This thing is cool! I uploaded a raw file and it came back with the shutter actuations. I have had my A7s for 10.5 months and have 64,915 shutter clicks.
By next spring it will be in for a new shutter almost for sure. http://tools.science.si/index.php

-39% on the Transcend card at Amazon Germany.
Shooting 1000fps with Sony Cyber-Shot RX10 II (TheVideoMode).
rx100m3/m4 vs lx100 comparison (Mirrorlessons).
Sony A7 with the Leica Noctilux-M 50mm f/0.95 ASPH (SonyAlphaForum).
Sony Cyber-shot HX90V Review (ePhotozine).
Sony A7II field test at Ilovehatephoto.

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September 7, 2015
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New products: Atomos Assassin for your A7s in Stock. Tamron A-mount lenses on preorder at Amazon.

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If you do own the A7s you may be happy to hear that Atomos released a “cheaper” version of their Shogun called Assassin. And it’s in Stock right now at Amazon US, Adorama and BHphoto.

New Tamron 45mm and 35mm A-mount lenses can be preordered here:
Tamron SP 35mm f/1.8 Di USD Lens for Sony A at Amazon, Adorama and BHphoto.
Tamron SP 45mm f/1.8 Di USD Lens for Sony A at Amazon, Adorama and BHphoto.
new image samples at ePhotozine: 45mm SP Images. 35mm SP Images.

More deals:
The A6000 got a $100 price drop on all US stores like Amazon, Adorama and BHphoto. The A6000 double zoom lens kit also got a $100 off via FocusCamera on Amazon (Click here).
You get a $700 off on that grey imported with 1 year seller warranty Sony A7s sold by Electronicsvalley on eBay (Click here).
Special full Lens deal overview page can be seen at Adorama (Click here) and BHphoto (Click here).

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September 7, 2015
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Zeiss Batis gets Cosina warranty in Japan (so now you know who builds them).

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Zeiss stated many times that the new Batis lenses are manufactured in Japan without to mention the exact company. And of course we already highly suspected Cosina is the one making those. One more proof of that is that the first Batis lenses are now for sale on eBay Japan (Click here) and they come with a 1 year Cosina(!) warranty.

Last week Zeiss also promised that they will increase the production of Batis lenses. Let’s hope you can get your preorder soon! I already spent my $$$ on the 90mm FE

Batis store links:
Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 lens in US at Adorama, Bhphoto. In Eu at Amazon DE, WexUK. In Asia at Digitalrev.
Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2.0 lens at Adorama, Bhphoto. In EU at Amazon DE, WexUK. In Asia at Digitalrev.

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.

Found via SonyAlphaCameras.

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