June 20, 2016
Posted in news

Sony Tidbits…


Sony FE 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G OSS Lens Review

Full list of todays Gold Box deals at Amazon.de, Amazon.co.uk, Bhphoto, eBay and Amazon.com.
Podcast: If You Could Only Use One Camera, Which Would It Be? (Explora).
Is retouching acceptable? (David Kilpatrick).
Fun with the 21/2.8 Loxia (Dear Susans).
Review in Dutch of the A6300 at Pixelmania.
To write a guest post on SAR follow the instructions on that page. Thanks!

Flo:Godox released their Sony version of the V860 I saw on your blog.
Actually I have been shooting with the version I since a while now and wrote up a little summary of my experience.
No in depth-review with technical stuff – just feedback on the flash/brand during real-life situation on the job. The brand was at least in my network completely unheard off and most people don’t trust it. If the V860II is as good as the 860c, Sony shooters shouldn’t hesitate!

June 19, 2016
Posted in deals

Meike MK-H6S PRO for the Sony QX is in Stock at Amazon



Meike launched the new MK-H6S PRO case for iPhone 6 smartphones. It takes three lenses and also offers a mount for the Sony QX1 E-mount “lens-camera”. The case is now available at Amazon:

Case with mount (Click here).
Case with mount and the three lenses (Click here).

Save $48 on the 50mm FE at BestBuy (Click here).


BestBuy is selling a very long list of Open Box Sony E-mount cameras and lenses through their eBay page (Click here). Everything in perfect condtiion and with 1 year Sony US warranty.
The new Sony 24-70mm GM lens will ship in 1-2 weeks at BHphoto (Click here).
Venus Laowa 105mm f/2.0 STF FE lens is in Stock for the first time via BHphoto (Click here).

Meike news found via Dpreview.

June 19, 2016
Posted in reviews

Phottix Odin II test by Miguel Quiles


Phottix Odin II Transmitter: The Breakdown with Miguel Quiles

Miguel Quiles made this introduction video to the Phottix Odin II. The Phottix shipment just started this weel. More info at Journal.phottix.com.

June 19, 2016
Posted in news

This week SAR readers photos selection.


Andrie Bastian‎
Sony ILCE-3000/ E 50mm F1.8 OSS.

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 18, 2016
Posted in deals

Superdeal on the cheapest E-mount camera: Sony A3000 with kit lens for $198!



This is by far the lowest E-mount camera kit deal ever: You pay $198 only for the A3000 with kit lens sold by eBay US (Click here).

Additionally there is a $100 savings on the Open Box A6300 sold by BestBuy (Click here).


The new Sony 24-70mm GM lens will ship in 1-2 weeks at BHphoto (Click here).
Venus Laowa 105mm f/2.0 STF FE lens is in Stock for the first time via BHphoto (Click here).


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