June 21, 2015
Posted in news

This week SAR readers photos selection.


Brian Baughman‎
Seattle, shot with A7II, a Loxia 35mm, through a .9 ND Grad filter.

1) Submit your picture with a message and picture here: facebook.com/sonyalpharumors or on the SonyAlphaForum image section.
2) Like and comment the pictures from other readers here: facebook.com/sonyalpharumors/photos_stream?tab=photos 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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June 20, 2015
Posted in deals

Sony drops the price of the RX10.



The Sony RX10 got a $100 price drop at Amazon and Adorama. But I still think the new RX10m2 is the better choice if you need high frame rate and superb video quality.

And a really great deal is ending soon: $100 off on the new Rokinon 100mm f/2.8 FE lens at eBay US (Click here)

A7rII and RX camera preorder list:
A7rII at Amazon, BHphoto, Adorama, Uniquephoto.
RX10m2 at Amazon, BHphoto, Adorama, Uniquephoto.
RX100m4 at Amazon, BHphoto, Adorama, 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.

For Australian readers: 3 days with 10% off on lenses at CameraPro (Click here).

June 20, 2015
Posted in reviews

Kai reviews the new Batis lenses: ” Bloody awesome image quality”.


Kai from Digitalrev posted that short Batis Lens review. And he really likes them both!

Both Batis lenses are now available for preorder in USA and Europe (UK/Germany)
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).

June 20, 2015
Posted in deals

Giveaway: Win a $150 voucher and 5 Free Books with RockyNook!


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Summer is heating up! That’s why the Rumor Network (SAR, 43, CW & FR) has partnered with Rocky Nook, giving you the chance to win a $150 voucher, a free print book, and four more free eBooks!

To enter, jump over to the RockyNook page and use the Giveaway Box to follow Rocky Nook and the Rumor sites on Twitter. For an additional chance to win, enter your email in the dedicated Rocky Nook Contact Form.

It’s that simple!

On June 26th we will select & notify one winner for each site (RN – FR – SAR – 43 – CW) + one person who compiled the RockyNook Contact Form.

Win from the following Rocky Nook Prizes:

– First Place—$150 Voucher to rockynook.com!
– Second Place—One FREE print book of your choice!
– 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th place—One FREE ebook of your choice!

Good Luck and have a great Summer!
— RockyNook + The Rumor Network

June 20, 2015
Posted in news

Sony Tidbits… (Reminder: A7rII now available for preorder in Europe)


SONY A7II + SAMYANG 14mm 1080P Davinci Resolve Grading (SonyAlphaForum).

Reminder: Europeans can now also preorder the new A7rII and RX cameras:
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.

Shootout Again! 645D Vs A7R (RiceHigh).
Zeiss 2.8/28 vs Sony FE 2/28 vs Minolta MC 2/28 (Philip Reeve).
Around the world with Sony RX1R (TappedNZ).
So how much light is 1/3rd of a stop? I try and see what difference it really makes (SonyAlphaForum).
The four E-mount lens babies listed on Store.lensbaby.com.
Sony Highlights Full Line of 4K and High Dynamic Range Technologies at Cine Gear 2015 (Sony Blog).

Firoz Ahmad‎:I shot this short film with the Sony A7S + PP6 a couple months ago. https://vimeo.com/127373367

William:I work as a professional freelance photojournalist.Sometimes I do street photography just for my own personal projects. Here is a link to a video I created shot with the Sony A7s at the Santa Monica Pier, Los Angeles, Ca. https://vimeo.com/116312000


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