May 26, 2014
Posted in reviews

Sony FE 70-200mm gets Highly recommended at Photozone.

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Image sourtesy: Photozone.de.

Our friend Klaus from Photozone is known to be a very sever reviewer. Unlike so many other reviewer sites he rarely marks lenses with the “highly recommended” badge. So it’s a nice to read that the new Sony FE 70-200mm “survived” his detailed tests and made a very favorable impression:

The Sony FE 70-200mm f/4 G OSS is, undoubtedly, a high quality with just a few weaknesses. The Sony lens is not only a looker but the mechanical quality is also truly impressive. It feels exceptionally solid and the control rings feel silky smooth. The weather sealing as well as the supplied tripod mount are also a nice bonus.

He also added that interesting note:

The A7R creates rather massive shutter vibrations that are a game spoilers when using tele-lenses – even with activated OSS. However, the A7 and A7s should be able to exploit the really high potential of the Sony FE 70-200mm f/4 G OSS. Therefore highly recommended.

Full review at Photozone.de.

Sony 70-200mm FE at Amazon (CLick here), BHphoto (Click here), SonyStore (Click here). In Europe at Sony DE, UK, FR, IT, ES, AT, NL, BE, CH, FI, SE, PT

 

 

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May 26, 2014
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The “rumor” road to Photokina: Sony medium format, RX with curved sensors, A-mount FF, Black and White sensor and E-mount stuff.

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Four months to go until the big Photokina event in Cologne! And I am 100% sure Sony will bring a lot of exciting stuff! It’s likely they will announce all the goodness a couple of weeks before the event (end of August). I kindly invite all readers to subscribe our social networks to not miss any exciting rumor and news that will be posted from today towards. Here are the links: RSS feed (Click here), Twitter (Click here), Facebook fan page (Click here) and Google+.

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May 25, 2014
Posted in deals

Tamron SP 150-600mm for Sony now shipping. Save 250 Euro on the A6000+Zeiss combo.

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Also Europeans can enjoy a new Sony deal: They can save 250 Euro on the Sony A6000 with Zeiss 32mm f/1.8 combo sold by Fotomundus Germany on eBay (Click here).

And in the meantime the very first Tamron SP 150-600mm for Sony is now in Stock and for sale on eBay (via Hong Kong). And the A77II is in Stock at Digitalrev too (Click here).

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May 25, 2014
Posted in deals

Triple Sony US eBay deal. NEX-6 still a hotseller!

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Popularity ranking:
What mirrorless camera is the most popular on the world largest online store? The A6000 A7s or any other new camera? For weeks now the real hotseller at Amazon US is the NEX-6 (Click here to see it on top of the ranking). As you can see price matters and the NEX-6 with lens sells for $529 only!
When it comes to the overall digital camera ranking (Click here) you see that compact cameras are still the most sold. This includes the new RX100M3.

Triple Sony US eBay deal:
Refurbished VG900 for $2,474 sold by Sony itself on eBay (Click here).
RX100 II Digital Camera + 2 Batteries, 16GB & More for $574 on eBay (Click here).
NEX-5T with 16-50mm Lens + Flash for $479 on eBay (Click here).

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May 25, 2014
Posted in news

RCCDroidPro released for SLT-A58/A99 and DSLR-A700

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You can now download the latest RCCDroid “Pro” app which adds new features for the A58,A99 and A700:

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.glensk.RCCDroidPro&hl=en
http://rccdroidpro.glensk.com/

Full tethering via Android with the following features:
Preview of taken pictures on an Android Display (Semi-Lifeview)
Change of Cameraparameter
Wireless shutter release over Bluetooth
Shutter release via sound monitor
Focus Trap
Long Term exposures without touching the camera
HDR without touching the camera
Timelaps
Extended HDR up to 13 shots +-4EV
Bulb intervalometer (Startrail and HDR Options)
Start of Video
Write GPS-Data to JPG pictures (EXIF)

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