August 30, 2015
Posted in news

This week SAR readers photos selection.


Niklas Jumlin Photography‎
“A Days End”
Sony A7 II + Zeiss Batis 85mm F1.8

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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August 29, 2015
Posted in deals

Sony A7rII is in Stock now(!) at Best Buy.

Bildschirmfoto 2015-08-29 um 17.03.38

The A7rII is in Stock now(!) at BestBuy on eBay (Click here).

More deals:
You save $220 on the grey imported, 3 year seller warranty Sony FE 70-200mm sold by GetDigital on eBay (Click here).
You save $160 on the grey imported, 3 year seller warranty Zeiss FE 55mm sold by GetDigital on eBay (Click here).
$13 off on the superfast Lexar 64GB Professional 2000x UHS-II SDXC Memory Card with SD UHS-II Reader at BHphoto (Click here).
Big A and E-mount lens savings overview pages at Adorama (Click here) and BHphoto (Click here). These are the FE lens rebates only:
$100 off on the Zeiss 55mm f/1.8 lens at Amazon, Adorama and BHphoto.
$100 off on the Zeiss 16-35mm f/4.0 lens at Amazon, Adorama and BHphoto.
$100 off on the 70-200mm G lens at Amazon, Adorama and BHphoto.
$100 off on the Zeiss 24-70mm f/4.0 lens at Amazon, Adorama and BHphoto.
$100 off on the Zeiss 35mm f/2.8 lens at Amazon, Adorama and BHphoto.
$100 off on the 28-70mm lens at Amazon, Adorama and BHphoto.
$100 off on the 28-135mm PZ lens at Amazon, Adorama and BHphoto.
$25 off on the 24-240mm lens at Amazon, Adorama and BHphoto.

August 29, 2015
Posted in news

Cool! This is the first image of the new Veydra 25mm E-mount lens!


Ryan Avery just sent me that nice picture of the Veydra 25mm E-mount lens via Twitter. The Cine lens covers the APS-C sensor area (great for the Super35 mode on the A7rII). The new lenses will ship in October.

As reported previously on Newsshooter the “25mm, 35mm, 50mm and 85mm will all receive a new Sony E-mount option that covers the Super35 sensor size.” This from Ryan Avery of Veydra:

“The Veydra Sony E-mount will be an accessory option available for purchase to Kickstarter backers first, and then all other customers immediately afterward for existing Veydra Mini Prime Micro4/3 mount lenses. The Veydra Sony E Mount will be a single piece user changeable mount. All you need to do is remove the existing Micro4/3 mount and with a few small screws attach the new E-mount. No shims will be required.

The Veydra lenses with MFT mount are listed on eBay (Click here) and BHphoto (Click here).

Veydra Mini-Primes Hands-On Field Test by TheCameraStoreTV (Micro Four Thirds mount version tested)

August 29, 2015
Posted in reviews

First Sony A7rII underwater video!


Grand Cayman/Dive Tech
from Rusty Sanoian on Vimeo.

Here are some clips from the new Sony A7r MK II camera with the A7r MK II Nauticam housing. All footage was shot with the Sony F4 16-35 lens and a magic filter. Be sure to check out the full article on the Sony A7r MK II at And yes, Nauticam USA officially stated their current NA-A7II Housing supports the Sony A7R II too.

More A7rII news:
Sony A7R II: RawDigger Special Display Modes Show How the File is Encoded (Diglloyd).
why i’m not ditching my dslr for a sony a7r ii by JP Danko
42 Megapixels of Garbage (Vonwong).
Sony a7R II – Great Expectations (Digitalrev).
Long Reach lenses and adapters on Sony A7R M2 (SonyAlphaForum).

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

A7rII case:
Gariz leather case in Black (Click here), Camel (Click here), Orange (Click here), Brown (Click here) and Red (Click here). Also available on Amazon US (Click here).
Gariz Alcantara case in Black (Click here) and Red (Click here). Also available on Amazon US (Click here).
Lim’s case in Black (Click here), Brown (Click here), Red (Click here), Yellow (Click here), Navy Blue (Click here) and Khaki (Click here). Also available on Amazon US (Click here).

August 29, 2015
Posted in news

Sony Tidbits…


50mm f0.95 Speedmaster Review (Zhongyi Mitakon)

Park Cameras UK (Click here) has a voucher code for £45 of the Sony A7 ii, meaning including the double cash back we have taken it to under £1000. The voucher code is “SONY-A72-SAVE
Sony 28mm f/2 — Extended Review W/ Tons of Image Samples (SonyAlphaForum).
90mm macro FE review by Admiringlight.
Sony Action Cam FDR-X1000V: análisis (Quesabesde).
Lightroom Dashboard – Free Tool (SonyAlphaForum).
Seagull steals GoPro, shoots some nice aerial footage and even a selfie (TheNakedCamera).
Zeiss Batis 1,8/85 in action (Flickr).
Sony HX90V review (CameraLabs).

Peter:Bagan, Myanmar using Sony A7 and 24-70FE.

Eric:I show how to use Yongnuo Flash triggers to make a long range RF remote for Sony a6000 and a7 cameras. I have tested the range to 400 feet and it works great. Would be ideal for wedding and sports photographers who use remote cameras. Possibly wildlife photographers now that we have a silent shutter option.



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