October 14, 2014
Posted in news

There is a “new” Sony NEX kit camera nobody told you about (and it’s in Stock now).




In August Sony announced the new NEX-EA50M camcorder kit, the Sony NEX-EA50M. It’s the same camera as the predecessor but has a different kit lens and updated firmware. It’s in Stock now for the first time at Amazon (Click here) and Adorama (Click here).

October 13, 2014
Posted in reviews

50mm Loxia vs 55mm FE and vs 50mm Leica.


Comparison by DearSusans.

We got another confirmation those Loxia lenses aren’ts just a ZM lens with E-mount. DearSusans (Click here) compared the Zeiss Loxia 50/2 with the Sony FE55/1.8 and Leica Summicron 50/2:

It’s no hard for me to admit I wasn’t expecting it to be this good and considered it to be a half-ass effort by Zeiss to cash in on an old design, much like the 7 re-editions of Star-Wars, for instance. The truth is Zeiss seem to have produced a gem. And I wish them well on the cashing-in.

Zeiss Loxia preorders:
Zeiss Loxia 50mm f/2 Planar T* Lens for Sony E Mount at BHphoto, Adorama., WexUK, CameraPro.
Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 Biogon T* Lens for Sony E Mount at BHphoto, Adorama, WexUK, CameraPro.
Zeiss Lens Hood for Loxia 50mm f/2 Planar T* Lens at BHphoto and Adorama.
Zeiss Lens Hood for Loxia 35mm f/2 Biogon T* Lens at BHphoto and Adorama.
Zeiss 52mm Front Lens Cap for Touit and Loxia Lenses at BHphoto and Adorama.
Zeiss De-Click Key for Loxia Lenses (5-Piece Set) at BHphoto and Adorama.
Zeiss Rear Lens Cap for Loxia E-Mount Lenses at BHphoto and Adorama.

October 13, 2014
Posted in deals

Amazon Gold Box deal on the NEX-6 kit!


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Starting at 4:00 PM (San Francisco time) the NEX-6 with kit lens will be available as Gold Box deal on Amazon US (Click here). At the time of writing this I don’t know how much the savings will be …and at 4pm I will be sleeping here in Europe :)

October 13, 2014
Posted in deals

Still a few in Stock: Sony A7s for $2,199!

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This is the first major deal on the A7s: $200 off at GetDigital on eBay (Click here)!

A7 deals Reminder:
Sony A7-A7r trade in program is back at Adorama (Click here).
$200 off on the A7r body at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto and SonyStore.
$200 off on the A7 body at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto and SonyStore.
$200 off on the A7 with kit lens body at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto and SonyStore.
Rocky Nook sells all their Sony eBooks (also their A7 book) with a 35% discount when you sue the code “RNSY14“.

October 13, 2014
Posted in rumors

(SR4) What I heard about the A-mount future so far: Going Pro, slow release cycle, lenses.


While E-mount news and rumors are pretty reliable and stable the A-mount future is quite more…unpredictable. The last couple of weeks I got in contact with as many as source as possible to try to gather some reliable info. And this is what I got:

1) A-mount is certain to continue.
2) Sony E-mount success caught Sony a bit “unprepared”. Therefore many A-mount product released have been “delayed” to focus resources and production on E-mount. This because that system needs to be broadened as soon as possible before the competition catches up. Editor’s note: This could be a reason why some of the rumored A-mount lenses planed for 2014 haven’t been released yet
3) Release cycle of A-mount products is getting longer.
4) New A-mount cameras will focus on a more high end market (likely no cheap entry level A-mount camera to come anymore?).

LIke I told you before the next VERY BIG(!) Sony announcement is scheduled for January-February 2015. But none of the sources could yet confirm this is for A-mount. I hope to get mroe about it soon. If you have some “rumor” to share just send me an anonymous messages here:

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