July 20, 2015
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New Nissin Di700a Speedlight Flash for Sony in Stock in Europe (Introduction via Gary Fong).

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The brand new Nissin Di700a Speedlight Flash With Radio For Sony in Stock in Europe at Amazon Germany (Click here) and via plenty of sellers on eBay (Click here). In US it will ship soon at BHphoto (Click here).

The video below has been hosted by Gary Fong Youtube channel. It’s an introduction to the brand new Nissin Di700a:

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July 19, 2015
Posted in deals, news

The cheap E-mount lenses are the best sellers at Amazon.

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We had a lot of new (and expensive) FE lenses. But a short look at the Amazon Mirrorless Lens ranking (Click here) unveils how the low-cost APS-C E-mount lenses are the most sold in USA. It would certainly be nice if Sony and Sigma would in future release offer some low-cost FE lens. It’s something we really do miss on our FF lens lineup!

And what about the cameras? Well again, APS-C Sony E-mount cameras are on top of the ranking (Click here).

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July 19, 2015
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A Sony A7s video goes viral: “The Drone” by Jordan Rubin.

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SAR reader Jordan Rubin realized that video gone viral on Youtube. He kindly explained me why he choose the Sony A7s to realize it:

As a huge Sony fan, we decided to shoot “The Drone ” at a friend’s house using my Sony A7s. It was a two day shoot and I was trying to accomplish the modern horror trailer look, with a very limited budget. Luckily my Zombeavers DP Jonathan Hall was available. He brought his set of Rokinon DS lenses which allowed us to pull focus legitimately. I love my Sony FE lenses, but the lack of geared focus and iris rings would have made it a nightmare for our 1st AC to properly follow the actors.

The A7s was great, obviously because it allowed us to shoot in low light conditions – plus, having been spoiled by shooting my first feature in ARRIRAW, it was exciting to be able to use the A7s picture profiles for more dynamic range and the RAW-like flexibility to accomplish legitimate color-timing in post. I didn’t want to limit my base ISO to 3200 (S-Log limitation on the A7s), so I chose these settings instead:

DAY SHOTS:
PP4
Gamma = cine 4
Color = s-gamut
Detail = 0 (default)

NIGHT SHOTS
PP2
gamma = cine 2
Color = s-gamut
Detail = 0 (default)

Some people recommend dialing down the detail and adding sharpening in post, but I prefer to keep it set at zero. We also rented a modest light kit and a speed rail slider to add some production value – and I colored the project with a combination of FCP, Premiere Pro and the FilmConvert plugin.

I was very happy with the result. I switched over to Sony from Canon about a year ago and I couldn’t be happier. I’m looking forward to getting an RX100M4 this week to experiment shooting 4k and super slow-motion with a pocket sized camera!

Jordan Rubin, Director

Sony A7s store links:
Sony A7s in USA/CA at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto, Sony USA, Sony Canada.
Sony A7s in Eu at Sony DE, UK, ES, FR, IT, NL, BE, AT, CH, SE, NO, FI, PL. And Wex UK.
A7s Gariz leather case in Black (Click here), Brown (Click here), Red (Click here) and Orange (Click here).

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July 19, 2015
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This week SAR readers photos selection.

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Alexandros Apostolopoulos‎
Sony A6000 and sel16f2.8 from Cyprus Aphrodite’s Rock – Paphos
(4 Horizontal shots)
https://flic.kr/p/w3rmuw

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!

Read the rest of this entry →

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July 18, 2015
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$50 reward on the A7s sold by BHphoto. Or for $450 less grey imported.

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If you can’t wait for the A7sII and want the A7s now than get the $50 reward at BHphoto (Click here). And if you don’t care buying it as grey imported and with 1 year seller warranty than you can buy if for under $2,100 at BigValue (Click here) and with lot of free etxras at DealsAllYear (Click here).

Reminder:
Rokinon 85mm f/1.4 FE lens now sells for a new low price record of $249 at BestPriceOptics on eBay US (Click here).
A full list of camera deals can be found on those special Sony pages at BHphoto (Click here) and Adorama (Click here).

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