May 5, 2014
Posted in deals

Mitakon 50mm f/0.95 FE lens now available for preorder.


You can now preorder the new Mitakon 50mm f/0.95 FE lens at Mitakons website. The lens will ship the first week of June.

P.S.: An image gallery can be seen on Flickr.

May 5, 2014
Posted in deals

A6000 in Stock at BH. Great Gold Box on the Bower 300mm f/6.3 E-mount lens and PNY SD cards.


There are plenty of deals today listed on the Amazon Gold Box page (Click here). First of all up to %80 off on PNY SD cards (Click here). And there is also a very limited time Gold Box on the Bower 300mm E-mount lens (Click here).

Meantime the A6000 body is back in Stock at BHphoto (Click here).

UPDATE: $50 off on the Vangarde 263 Tripod at Adorama (Click here).

May 5, 2014
Posted in rumors

(SR4) New Zeiss FE 16-35mm f/4.0 FE lens will cost about the same as the 24-70mm Zeiss.


Image courtesy: Photoscala.

I have been told the newly announced Zeiss 16-35mm OSS FE lens will cost about the same as the current Zeiss 24-70mm FE lens ($1199 here on Amazon). Sony still hasn’t shared any image of the lens yet. But it should ship from August.

Image courtesy: Photoscala.

Zeiss 24-70mm FE Price check:  in USA at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto, SonystoreUS. And in Europe at Sony DE, FR, IT, ES, NL, BE, SE, PT (Click on country name to see the lens site).

A77 Preorders:
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.

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SR1=probably fake rumor
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May 4, 2014
Posted in news

Special SonyAlphaRumors photo contest in collaboration with Viewbug!


In collaboration with ViewBug (Click here) I organized a photo contest for SAR readers:

Share your best photos taken with a fast shutter speed setting in this free photo contest hosted on ViewBug for chances to have your photo featured on SAR and win more prizes:
Year of ViewBug PRO
Limited Edition Photo Storage Hub
Large Canvas Print
150 Reward Points

The contest will close on May 31st for submissions and voting closes on June 15th. I can have the winner’s image for the second post on June 29.

Wish You Good Luck! 🙂

May 4, 2014
Posted in deals

Up to $350 off on Rokinon lens bundles for Sony A and E-mount. $300 off on A6000+Zeiss.


You can save up to $350 on these Rokinon lens bundles for Sony A or E-mount at Amazon (Click here).

Deal is back: The $300 off on the new A6000 with 16-70mm Zeiss at Amazon (Click here), Adorama (Click here) and BHphoto (Click here).

Mothers’ day deals page reminder (last day today): Amazon (Click here), Adorama (Click here) and BHphoto (Click here).


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