October 1, 2014
Posted in deals

Huge price drop on the A99: Now sells for $1,998 and you get the vertical grip for free too!



Big price drop on the A99 today at Amazon (Click here), Adorama (Click here) and BHphoto (Click here). $300 off and free vertical grip included too! If you take into account the price of the sole grip you pay little bit above $1,600 only for the A99.

P.S.: As far as I know there is no A99II coming within the next 2-3 months.

Thanks Ken for finding and sharing this!

October 1, 2014
Posted in deals

Price drops on the A58 camera and SAL 16-105mm lens.



Amazon launched two new Sony deals:
1) The A58 with kit lens sells for $448 only at Amazon (Click here).
2) The 16-105mm lens sells now for $498 at Amazon (Click here).

And those are the other Sony Amazon deals:
Buy a Qualifying Sony Alpha Digital SLR Camera and Save up to $200 on Select Sony Lenses (Click here).
Save up to $200 on Select Sony Lenses with a Qualifying Sony Compact System Camera Purchase (Click here).
Save up to $200 on Select Sony Interchangeable-Lens Cameras (Click here).

Sony refurbished deals:
Sony FE 70-200mm for $1.199,99 at eBay US.
55mm f/1.8 FE Zeiss now sells for $887 on eBay US (Click here).
RX100m2 with bag and SD card for $474 at eBay US.
Sony A77 for $618 at SonyStore.
Sony A77 with kit lens  for $787 at SonyStore and on eBay US.
SonyA77m2 for $899 at eBay US.
RX1 for $2,099 at SonyStore.

October 1, 2014
Posted in news

Sony confirms KW1 perfume-selfie camera has curved sensor! RX FF must be coming soon :)


Mr Aoki from Sony (Image courtesy: Quesabesde)

Quesabesde interviewed Mr. Aoki from Sony and these are the highlights of the interview:

1) Sony said they are developing many important new cameras but the announcement time didn’t fit with this year Photokina.

2) Sony decided to focus on lens announcement first because there was an urgent demand for it.

3) Our main efforts go to Full Frame E-mount cameras but there will obviously new APS-C E-mount cameras and lenses in future.

4) When asked about a possible medium format camera or A7 with high megapixel count Sony said they cannot comment on future products but confirmed they are working on “Innovative” products.

5) Aoki also confirmed they are developing the SLT tech. But he didn’t unveil any info about future products (of course).

6) Finally a confirmation: The “perfume-selfie” KW1 camera (here at Sony Hong Kong) has a curved sensor!

The fact the KW1 has a curved sensors confirmes also that our sources were right. And the same sources said the curved sensor FulL Frame RX is coming…so let’ see how soon this one will become true!



October 1, 2014
Posted in news

Sony releases the new Light Trail APP.


Sony released the new Light Trail App (Click here). It captures light trails from fireworks or the headlights of moving cars in a single magical photo. You can see how this works on the video on top. Sony also update the Time-Laps APP.

September 30, 2014
Posted in news

New Sony QX1 and QX30 setup video tutorial.


ILCE-QX1 series Set-up Video Tutorial (For iPhone)

Sony just posted those official setup video tutorials. On top you see the QX1 tutorial for iPhone owners. More tutorials can be seen here:
ILCE-QX1 series Set-up Video Tutorial (For Android)
DSC-QX30 Set-up Video Tutorial (For iPhone)
DSC-QX30 Set-up Video Tutorial (For Android)
PlayMemories MobileTM (Ver5.0) Video tutorial for operations

QX1-QX30 store links
E-mount QX1 in USA at Amazon (Click here), SonyStore US (Click here), BHphoto (Click here), FocusCamera (Click here).
E-mount QX1 in Europe at Sony DE, Sony UK, Sony FR, Sony ES, Sony IT, Sony NL, Sony NO, Sony BE, Sony PT, Sony SE, Sony FI.
E-mount QX1 in Asia at Digitalrev (Click here).
QX30 in USA at Amazon (Click here), SonyStore US (Click here), BHphoto (Click here), FocusCamera (Click here).
QX30 in Asia at Digitalrev (Click here).


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