July 3, 2015
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Shot with the new RX100m4: Watch a ballon exploding at 1,000fps!

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LIke I told you in my previous post the new RX100m4 is in Stock for the first time today at Amazon, BHphoto, AdoramaFocusCamera, Uniquephoto. And if you want to see the RX100m4 1,000fps feature in action just watch the video below:

SHot in Handheld(!) mode at 40x which means eighty seconds on the video corresponds to two seconds in real-time. Take that MR. Einstein with you old “relativity theory” :)

A7rII and RX camera preorder list:
In USA:
A7rII at Amazon, BHphoto, AdoramaSonyStore US, FocusCamera, Uniquephoto.
RX10m2 at Amazon, BHphoto, AdoramaFocusCamera, Uniquephoto.
RX100m4 at Amazon, BHphoto, AdoramaFocusCamera, Uniquephoto.
In Europe at:
A7rII at Sony DE, FR, IT, ES, NL, BE, CH, AT, SE, FI, NO, PT. Wex UK.
RX100m4 at Amazon DE and Sony DE, FR, IT, ES, NL, BE, CH, AT, SE, FI, NO, PT. Wex UK.
RX10m2 at Amazon DE and Sony DE, FR, IT, ES, NL, BE, CH, AT, SE, FI, NO, PT. Wex UK.
In Asia at:
A7rII at Digitalrev, CameraPro.
RX10m2 at Digitalrev, CameraPro.
RX100m4 at Digitalrev, CameraPro.

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July 3, 2015
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Is the A7rII closing the gap to DSLR? Thoughts by Matt Granger.

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Matt Granger is a long time friend of SAR and one of the few reviewers that I think to be truly independent (hard to find them nowadays). ON the video above he shares his thoughts about the current state of the Sony A7 system. The question is: Beside all the hype for the A7rII is Mirrorles really catching up with the best DSLR on the market?

A7rII and RX camera preorder list:
In USA:
A7rII at Amazon, BHphoto, AdoramaSonyStore US, FocusCamera, Uniquephoto.
RX10m2 at Amazon, BHphoto, AdoramaFocusCamera, Uniquephoto.
RX100m4 at Amazon, BHphoto, AdoramaFocusCamera, Uniquephoto.
In Europe at:
A7rII at Sony DE, FR, IT, ES, NL, BE, CH, AT, SE, FI, NO, PT. Wex UK.
RX100m4 at DE, FR, IT, ES, NL, BE, CH, AT, SE, FI, NO, PT. Wex UK.
RX10m2 at DE, FR, IT, ES, NL, BE, CH, AT, SE, FI, NO, PT. Wex UK.
In Asia at:
A7rII at Digitalrev, CameraPro.
RX10m2 at Digitalrev, CameraPro.
RX100m4 at Digitalrev, CameraPro.

 

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July 3, 2015
Posted in deals, reviews

The Sony RX100m4 now in Stock!

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The brand new amazing (and a bit expensive) RX100m4 camera is in Stock for the first time in USA at Amazon, BHphoto, AdoramaFocusCamera, Uniquephoto.
The Sony RX100 Mk IV Puts 4K In Your Pocket (Adorama).
RX100m4 Gariz cases on eBay (Click here).
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV real-world sample gallery posted (Dpreview).
RX100m4 review at Cinema5D. Video below:


Barber brothers, shot on a Sony RX100 IV
from Johnnie Behiri on Vimeo.

A7rII and RX camera preorder list:
In USA:
A7rII at Amazon, BHphoto, AdoramaSonyStore US, FocusCamera, Uniquephoto.
RX10m2 at Amazon, BHphoto, AdoramaFocusCamera, Uniquephoto.
RX100m4 at Amazon, BHphoto, AdoramaFocusCamera, Uniquephoto.
In Europe at:
A7rII at Sony DE, FR, IT, ES, NL, BE, CH, AT, SE, FI, NO, PT. Wex UK.
RX100m4 at Amazon DE and Sony DE, FR, IT, ES, NL, BE, CH, AT, SE, FI, NO, PT. Wex UK.
RX10m2 at Amazon DE and Sony DE, FR, IT, ES, NL, BE, CH, AT, SE, FI, NO, PT. Wex UK.
In Asia at:
A7rII at Digitalrev, CameraPro.
RX10m2 at Digitalrev, CameraPro.
RX100m4 at Digitalrev, CameraPro.

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July 3, 2015
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Atomos Shogun releases firmware 6.4: Adds 4K RAW to ProRes recording on the FS7 and FS700.

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If you do own the FS7 or FS700 E-mount camcorders we have good news for you! Atomos released the new Shogun firmware update 6.4. Below you can find the full new features list.

Reminder: Just recently the Sony NEX-FS700 got a $1,000 price drop at BHphoto (Click here).

New Features:
– New custom metadata tags – Tags used appear in the keyword collections in FCPX. The FCPX XML version has been updated to 1.4 for latest support.
– Sony FS700 and FS7 Raw to ProRes and DNxHR* – please refer to instructions specific to your camera located in the AtomOS 6.4 Zip file.
– 3D LUT New Features:
Option in the input page to apply the Monitor LUT to the loop out for viewing on external monitor.
Option in the input page to record/burn-in the Monitor LUT to the recording.
Included RAW to REC709 LUT’s for record and monitor:
– Slog2 to Rec709 for FS700/FS7 – located in BUILT in 3D LUT tab (Yellow Monitor Icon>Folder Icon>Built-In Tab)
– Slog3 to Rec709 for FS7 – located in BUILT in 3D LUT tab (Yellow Monitor Icon>Folder Icon>Built-In Tab)
Half Screen LUT option to view RAW/Video-In and LUT at same time – Can never be recorded as a half LUT for safety.
– Programmable Time Lapse
Capture any number of consecutive frames at any interval.
Keyframe multiple intervals and use smooth transitions between them.
Scheduled start time up to 24 hours prior to
– Pre-Roll Recording Option – 8 seconds HD and 2 seconds 4k.
– Custom Playlist
Play all movies in recorded order
Select any combination movies to play
Play Tagged Favourite files in order for quick rushes edited play-out
Combine selected and favourite in any order and play together
– Option to clear all overlays from the screen – touch the centre of the monitor to cycle through 3 overlay modes.
– Anamorphic desqueeze modes
Panasonic 8:3 from GH4
2x, 1.5x, and 1.33x
– Pre-loaded LUT’s provided on unit in Built-In LUT Tab
C-Log to Rec709
V-Log to Rec709
FS Raw Slog2 to Rec709
FS Raw Slog3 to Rec709
– Genlock input enabled for synced playback/playout
– Increased low battery warnings
25%
10%

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July 2, 2015
Posted in deals

Zeiss Batis will ship from July 17!

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Both new Batis lenses will ship from July 17 according to BHphoto (Click here). And as I told you yesterday the 90mm FE lens is now in Stock at Amazon and BHphoto.

And there is a new test made by Brian Van Der Beek:

25mm Batis: “The lens is quick to focus, and while it may look a tad big on the A7II, it’s comfortable to hold and makes shooting a breeze. Bokeh (ahhh the “B” Word!) is actually not that shallow because of the wideness of the focal length, but you get some nice shallow depth of field when the subject is close to the camera. What can I say? I’m sold!

85mm Batis: “It compresses facial features nicely and gives a nice fall off to the background. The Batis 85mm f1.8 has all the hallmarks of a great portrait lens. I’ve always preferred the f1.8 versions of 85mm lenses as the 1.4 versions tend to be too shallow to be of much use. The 1.8/85 is fast to focus and easy to work with.

Preorder 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.
In Europe and Asia the Loxias can be found in Stock via eBay sellers (Click here) and Digitalrev (Click here).

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