June 19, 2014
Posted in deals

$200 off on the A7r at Woot! And many other Sony deals!


There are plenty of great Sony deals ongoing at Woot.com (Click here to see them all). The biggest deal is the $200 off on the Sony A7r (Click here).

Other Sony Woot deals:
$300 off on the Sony A7 with kit lens (Click here).
$450 off on the NEX-7 kit (Click here).
$50 off on the A65 with lens (Click here).
$400 off on the A77 with lens (Click here).
NEX-5T with lens for $439 only (Click here).
A3000 with lens for $279 (Click here).
$130 off on the 55-210mm E-mount lens (Click here).

All other US deals:

System cameras
Buy the Sony A7R Interchangeable Lens Camera and Save on Select Lenses and Accessories (Click here).
Save up to $200 on Sony Interchangeable Lens Cameras (Click here).
Save up to $300 on Select Sony Lenses with a Qualifying Sony Compact System Cameras (Click here).
Buy a Qualifying Sony Alpha Digital SLR Camera and Save up to $250 on Select So. (Click here).

Sony-Sigma lenses:
Save up to $100 on Select Sony Lenses (Click here).
Save up to $200 on Select Sigma Telephoto Lenses (Click here).
Save up to $200 on Select Sigma Lenses for Sony Cameras (Click here).
Save $50 on Select Sigma Wide Zoom Lenses (Click here).

RX and QX:
Free Case and Memory Card with Sony QX Lens-Style Cameras (Click here).
Free Case with Sony RX100 Cyber-shot Digital Camera Purchase (Click here).
Free 32 GB Memory Card with Sony RX100M2 Digital Camera Purchase (Click here).

Compact and Action cameras:
Save up to $100 on Select Sony Digital Cameras (Click here).
Save $50 on the Sony RMLVR1 WiFi Remote with Sony Action Video Camera Purchase (Click here).
Save up to $120 on Sony Digital Cameras (Click here).

June 19, 2014
Posted in deals

New Full Frame Tamron 28-300mm A-mount lens announced and on preorder in USA!


Tamron announced a new A-mount lens. The 28-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di VC PZD Aspherical (IF) can be preordered now at Adorama (Click here) and Bhphoto (Click here).

Tamron 28-300mm Main Features

  • Delivers superb image quality in a remarkably compact, lightweight package
  • The advanced optical construction includes four LD (Low Dispersion) glass elements, three Molded-Glass Aspherical elements, one Hybrid Aspherical element,one XR (Extra Refractive Index) glass element, and one element of UXR (Ultra-Extra Refractive Index) glass.
  • Designed for use on both full-frame and APS-C DSLRs incorporates PZD (Piezo Drive) a standing-wave ultrasonic motor system optimized for swift, quiet AF and Tamron’s acclaimed VC (Vibration Compensation) mechanism
  • Circular diaphragm for spectacular blur effects and moisture-resistant construction add to the appeal of this exceptional new All-In-One zoom.
June 19, 2014
Posted in reviews

New A7s, RX100m3 and A77II tests and reviews roundup!


Here is a roundup of news and reviews about the three recently announced new Sony cameras:

Hands-on epxerience at FocusCamera.
Sony RX100 III Shooter’s Report I (Imaging Resource).
Thailand RX100 M3 review & high iso test at Pantip. In short they say: “The 5 axis stabilization can take slow shutter as low as 1/3 sec handheld. The 24-70 1.8 – 2.8 lens is super sharp, and very well control of ghost and flare

RX100M3 preorders in USA at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto, Sony USA.
RX100M3 preorders in Eu at Sony DE, UK, ES, FR, IT, NL, BE, AT, CH, SE, NO, FI, PT. And Wex UK,
RX100M3 in Asia at Amazon Japan and Sony Australia.

Focuscamera also offers a bunch of special A7s kits with free extras (Click here).
Sony A7s vs Nikon DF at Imaging Resource.
Sony A7s noise test at Focus Numerique (google tranlsation).
The Sony A7s: 1st Look…Testing the limits (Steve Huff).
high ISO first impressions of the A7S at Threeguyswithcameras.

Sony A7s preorder in USA/CA at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto, Sony USA, Sony Canada.
Sony A7s EU pages: Sony DE, UK, ES, FR, IT, NL, BE, AT, CH, SE, NO, FI, PL. And Wex UK.

A77II review at Trustedreviews.
Sony A77II review at DC.watch.

Sony A77 body in USA at Amazon (Click here), Adorama (Click here), Sony Store (Click here) and BHphoto (Click here).
Sony A77 with 16-50mm lens at Amazon (Click here), Adorama (Click here), Sony Store (Click here) and BHphoto (Click here).
Sony A77 body in Europe at Sony Germany, Sony UK, Sony France, Sony IT, ES, NL, BE, AT, CH, PT, NO, SE, FI and Wex UK.
Sony A77 in Asia at Digitalrev and Sony Australia.



June 19, 2014
Posted in news

Marketing fail? Worldcup photographer wear Sony 4K vest but do shoot with Canon :)


Sony is one of the big sponsor at the Football World Cup in Brazil. Even photographer are “forced” to wear Sony 4K advertising vests. But as you can see from the 360 degree pics posted at Visualise.com not a single of them shoots with a Sony. It’s all about Canon (and few Nikon). Let’s hope Sony will mae a real Alpha Full Frame Sports camera that will convince some of them to switch over to Sony!

Thanks Marald for finding and sharing the pics!

June 18, 2014
Posted in news

Big Adobe announcement day (wtih small surprises).


Adobe launched a series of new products and updates. Here is the list:

1) And Update of CC with new Focus masks feature (adobe.com/products/photoshop.html)
2) Photoshop Mix for iPad (itunes.apple.com/us/app/adobe-photoshop-mix-creative/id885271158).
3) Lightroom and Photoshop CC for $9,99 monthly sub (creative.adobe.com/plans/offer/photoshop+lightroom).
4) And Lightroom mobile. (adobe.com/products/lightroom-mobile.html)

Nothing really groundbreaking. Still hope they will get rid of that monthly subscription fee. It’s the one big thing that annoys me most 🙁



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