September 9, 2015
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Sony Tidbits…

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Unboxing Of The New Sony RX100M4 Camera

A7s Fire Photography (SonyAlphaForum).
Sony FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSS Lens review at Talkemount.
Fascinating! You can watch an original 150 year old photo of Lincoln – in 3D! (TheNakedCamera).
Sony FE 28mm f/2 Lens review at Talkemount.
$20 Minolta 1.7/55 from 1968 vs $1000 Zeiss 1.8/55 from 2013 (Philip Reeve).
The Best Travel Camera is the A6000 at Fstoplounge.
RX100 mark IV review (Mirrorlessons).
90mm FE lens test at Dcfever.

Mariano:i’ve been a long time reader and long time canon user. but that started to change 2 years ago, and this year, i’ve finally made the switch to an all-sony mirrorless system. i see that it’s a common experience lately, but there are a lot of photographers that are still skeptical about going mirrorless. i started a blog about my observations on the switch that i thought your readers might find interesting. my hope is that it will be helpful for anyone contemplating about doing the same thing. The website is: http://movetomirrorless.com

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September 8, 2015
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One price drop to rule them all: Sony A6000 sales on new high at Amazon US.

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A6000

The $100 price drop on the Sony A6000 pushed the sales to a new high. All different kit versions are on top of the Amazon US ranking (click here to see it full).

More deals:
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 8, 2015
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Zeiss product release event by end of this week (Diglloyd). Wide angle Otus and Loxia coming?

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loxia-35mm

On Friday (9am Berlin time) Sony will announce their new (FF?) E-mount camcorder. But there will be another announcement from Zeiss too: Diglloyd confirmed that Zeiss will have a product announcement by end of this week. And we can really hope this is where we will also see the announcement of the new wide angle Loxia FE lens! Knowing Zeiss the lens will have one of the specs “Borrowed” from the ZM series:
Distagon T* 2,8/15 ZM (Click here to see images on eBay).
Distagon T* 4/18 ZM (Click here to see images on eBay).
Biogon T* 2,8/21 ZM (Click here to see images on eBay).
C Biogon T* 4,5/21 ZM (Click here to see images on eBay).
Biogon T* 2,8/25 ZM (Click here to see images on eBay).
Biogon T* 2,8/28 ZM (Click here to see images on eBay).

There are rumors “saying” there will be also a new Otus wide angle lens. There will be no new Batis and no new Touit lens this year.

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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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SonyIBC

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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