August 4, 2015
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(SR2) Sony A7sII will give up the classic A7 form and become more like a Canon CX10?

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An anonymous source told me the A7sII is close to the release and it has one major surprise. It will have “a new body design similar to the Canon XC10“. Don’t know if people will like the A7sII to have a XC10 alike design. But after the A7rII release I guess it makes sense to create a new more advanced design for the A7s to differentiate it from the A7rII.

He also told me it has a “Handgrip similar to the FS7 (lanc controller) for use on shoulder rigs or jibs.“.

If the rumor turns out to be true would you be happy having a “bulkier” but probably more ergonomic style?

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August 4, 2015
Posted in reviews

New A7rII tests: Minor Miracle on wide angle M-mount lenses. How to avoid 12 bit shooting.

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A very first fully detailed A7rII review has been posted by Mobile01. It’s not in English but there are plenty of pictures and tests you can check.

First impressions by DearSusans:

A minor miracle appears to have occurred in that two of my favourite M lenses – the 18mm Super Elmar and 24mm Elmar – appear to show no colour fringing, whereas they were simply awful on the original A7. The 18mm Super Elmar and 24mm Elmar still have some problems (vignetting and softness at the edges) but are much, much better than they were on the A7r1. I would think anything from 35mm on will perform well.

A7RII 12-bit mode. How to avoid it by Fred Miranda.
The Sony A7RMII does 10 frames with auto bracket for an extreme HDR pic (Flickr by Richard Banton).
Sony A7RII 1st Thoughts, Images & Video by Steve Huff.
A7rII cage from Varavon (Newshhooter).
This is a 181mp panorama which turns out to be a 153mb file (Wayne G on Flickr).
New A7rII image samples and owners reports on 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 Gariz case
The current A7II Gariz cases suite perfectly for the A7rII too:
Alcantara case in Red (Click here) and Black (Click here).
Leather case in Orange (Click here), Red (Click here), Black (Click here) and Brown (Click here).
As this is the same A7II case you can buy them all also at Amazon US (Click here).

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August 4, 2015
Posted in news

Sony Tidbits…A7II with huge Nikon 500mm f/4P video test.

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Sony A7II 3 Axis IS with Nikon 500mm f/4P and Canon FD200mm f/2.8 (found via SonyAlphaRumors).

Sony wants to raise €3.2 billion so your phone can take better pictures (The42).
Alpha Festival in Berlin (alpha-festival.com).
First shots from FE 2.8/90 Macro G OSS (SonyAlphaForum).
Every photo that you take is a once-in-a-lifetime photo – make it awesome! (TheNakedCamera).
Sony FE 28mm f/2 Review (Photographyblog).
Shogun Firmware Update V6.4 (Atomos).
AX100 review at Cinema5d.

Filipe:Hi my name is Filipe Abreu, i am from Portugal and Starded a new Channel on YouTube in Portuguese. I don’t know how many users you have that speak this language. I have a lot os Sony stuff and will review another sony cameras and lenses, if you think this is interesting you could share it ;) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cdl9OxYkcIA

Walter: The address link of the moonlight music video shot with the Sony a7s from Lady B. (alias Roberta Serrati): https://youtu.be/8frSSFTuOsg

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August 3, 2015
Posted in reviews

RX100m4 is a dream for videographer and has surprising RAW files too. New Nauticam housing announced.

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Jordan from Thecamerastoretv team reviewed the Sony RX100 IV. And in very short he claims this is the best pocketable camera you can get, a dream for videographer and what’s more surprising is that the RAW files show a huge(!) dynamic range improvement you don’t see on the normal JPG files.

And Nauticam announced the new RX100m4 housing. It costs $995 and it will ship…now!

A7rII and RX camera store links:
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 DEUK, FR, IT, ES, NL, BE, CH, AT, SE, FI, NO, PT. Wex UK.
RX100m4 at DEUK, FR, IT, ES, NL, BE, CH, AT, SE, FI, NO, PT. Wex UK.
RX10m2 at DEUK, 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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August 3, 2015
Posted in reviews

A7s vs A7rII low light battle. 40 year Hasselblad shooter sells everything and buys the A7rII.

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Image of the A7rII vs A7s by Cinema5D.

Cinema5D posted a A7s vs A7rII ISO (video) comparison (on vimeo here). They write:

– The Sony A7RII is good in terms of lowlight and certainly very good in comparison to many other 4K cameras out there.
– The noise floor of the Sony A7RII vs A7s seems similar, but the footage is cleaner on the Sony A7s.
– In terms of detail the Sony A7s can retain usable quality up into high ISO’s while the Sony A7RII lacks detail much sooner. We start to notice this in the shadow areas around 6,400-10,000 ISO. Shadow areas get washed out and become less usable even on an HD downconversion that we compare to the Sony A7s original as seen in the video above.

A 40 year long Hasselblad photographer finally sells everything to buy the Sony A7rII (SonyAlphaForum).
Richard Banton posted a full A7rII ISO range test shoooting on Flickr and on his blog rickybanphotography.com.
Wayne’s got G.A.S. posted two new A7rII videos on Youtube:
Sony A7Rii / A7R ii Still image noise tests at ISO 100 through to 25,600!
A 181 MegaPixel Panorama shot with the Sony A7Rii / A7R ii at 100% zoom to show the amazing detail
a7rii EFCS and Canon+adap​ter lenses: Work ok? Manual seems to indicates “no”. (SonyAlphaForum).
Sony A7R II with the Zeiss Batis 25mm Sample Images (Photographyblog).
Sony A7rIi test images at Fotopolis.

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 Gariz case
The current A7II Gariz cases suite perfectly for the A7rII too:
Alcantara case in Red (Click here) and Black (Click here).
Leather case in Orange (Click here), Red (Click here), Black (Click here) and Brown (Click here).
As this is the same A7II case you can buy them all also at Amazon US (Click here).

Reminder:

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Uniquephoto (Click here) organized a special A7rII launch event with Sony Artisans. If you cannot participate don’t worry, there is a livestreaming too.

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