August 7, 2014
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(SR4) Big Sony camera and lens announcement scheduled for late August?

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I keep receiving more and more hints about a possible big announcement from Sony between August 22 and August 28. Be prepared guys… :)

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August 6, 2014
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Philip Bloom reviews the A7s: Says it’s an “awesome” camera.

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Video review of the Sony A7S from Philip Bloom Reviews & Tutorials on Vimeo.

Philip Bloom posted his Sony A7s video review. He really likes the A7s despite the camera having one major issue…Massive Rolling Shutter issues…

Sony A7s store links:
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.
A7s Gariz leather case in Black (Click here), Brown (Click here), Red (Click here) and Orange (Click here).

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August 6, 2014
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(SR2) Some possible RX2 zoom lens specs.

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I am very confident we will soon get a new RX camera with curved sensor and 35mm f/1.8 Zeiss lens. But according to an anonymous (and new source) there could be a second RX FF camera with a zoom lens and “classic” non curved sensor. He says the new RX2 will feature the same A7r 36 MP sensor and have a 35-70mm f/2.8 compact zoom lens.

Like I said, this is a new source so take it with a grain of salt. As a side note: Sony itself said it’s very difficult to design zoom lenses for a curved sensor so that could be the reason why such a camera still uses the normal flat sensor.


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August 5, 2014
Posted in news

Something is changing? DSLR sales going down. Mirrorless sales going slighty up.

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Image courtesy: Personal View.

Well, if you look at that chart posted by Personal View you will notice a big change is going on in the system camera market. DSLR sales are dropping while mirrorles system camera are holding their ground. The data is based on the sales from Japanese camera manufacturers (Source: CIPA). It may explain why Sony is betting high on their mirrorless system and is a bit less “engaged” on the A-mount front. Still, there is a lot to do to make that mirrorless sales line make growth further…

via MirrorlessRumors.

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