October 22, 2014
Posted in news

Sony Tidbits…


Sony a7S + Movi M5 – Freestyle from Arproductions Films on Vimeo.

Sony A7s review at SonyAlphaLab.
Sony A7 vs Fujifilm X-T1 long-term comparison at Jliesche.
Sony A6000 for astrophotography (Myphotojourney).
Tamron 15-30mm F/2.8 hands-on at Dicahub (google translation here).
Panasonic FZ1000 y Sony RX10: frente a frente (Quesabesde).

Alex:I shot this video for a client on the A7s. If you want to feature it, she would be so happy: http://youtu.be/-WM2pfqfb2A
• Fs700+A7s combo
• ImpulZ film luts for color grading
• Shot in one day, with another half day for pickups
• Single operator docu style piece for the launch of her new website.
• Canon lenses 16-35 F/2.8L II 70-200 F/2.8 IS I
• Sony 24-70 f/4.0 Surprisingly good in autofocus mode on the Steadicam.

Eugene:I just did a review of new version Mitakon 50mm F0.95 Pro (Dark Knight). When I was looking to get the lens I did not find to many reviews of MKII. Perhaps this could be useful for someone: http://fratkinphoto.blogspot.com/2014/10/low-light-monster-mitakon-50mm-f095.html

Dave:Lol, sometimes incredible high ISO performance backfires. I shot this little clip at ISO 60,000 to give it that edgy, grainy, rough look. But even though the pull in is done digitally (so we’re down to half resolution at the end) it’s still very clean: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lnXjKqFkPSc

Alexandre:I shot some pictures during a Wedding Fashion Show in Bangkok last week-end. I used my Sony A7R+FE35mmF2.8 and the Flash Sony HVL-F43M. You can see here the most beautiful models from this show: http://thailandfacts.com/wedding-fashion-show-bangkok-thailand-we-2014/

October 22, 2014
Posted in deals

A7r for $1750 only if you trade in your camera at Adorama!


Till end of December you can trade in your old camera for a new Sony A7 or A7r camera at Adorama (Click here to read the details). You pay as low as $1750 only for the Sony A7r (and you get a 4% reward on top of that too!). And you pay $1255 for the A7 only!

Sony refurbished stuff:
The refurbished A7 with kit lens sells for $1,329 at eBay US (Click here).
55mm f/1.8 $789 (Click here).
Sony 18-105mm F4 G OSS for $419 (Click here).
24 -70mm f/2.8 A-mount for $1399 (Click here).

Full Frame E-mount:
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.

$300 off on the A99 and free vertical grip included too at Amazon, Adorama and BHphoto.
The A58 with kit lens sells for $448 only at Amazon (Click here).
The 16-105mm lens sells now for $498 at Amazon (Click here).
Sony A77 for $618 at SonyStore.
Sony A77 with kit lens  for $787 at SonyStore.

Rocky Nook sells all their Sony eBooks with a 35% discount when you sue the code “RNSY14“.

October 22, 2014
Posted in rumors

(SR3) Very first A7000 rumors (NEX-7 successor). Has 4K and 1/8000 shutter speed?

It’s really time for Sony to update the great NEX-7 camera. And this is a brand new rumor I got from an anonymous source. So for now take it with a grain of salt but let us know what you think about:

2015 will see the release of the a7000.  It will include a new version of the 16-50 powerzoom dubbed version II with much improved quality.   The camera itself will feature full tethering capabilities, 4k video (uncompressed output), 1/8000 shutter speed, weather sealing, and maintain its rangefinder style.    Above all this, a new 16-70 zeiss will be released that will be weather sealed as well.  The 16-50 will not be weather sealed.
The sensor will be a new one, but still 24 mpx.

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P.S.: Sony US itself sells the refurbished NEX-7 with kit lens for $703.

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October 22, 2014
Posted in news

ZY Optics delays the new 42.5mm f/1.2 E-mount lens launch.

The Chinese company ZY Optics said the launch of their new 42.5mm f/1.2 E-mount lens has been dleayed due production limitations. There is yet no info about when exactly they will ship them. UPDATE: The other new E-mount lens, the 24mm f/1.7 will ship from End October.

via MirrorlessRumors.

October 21, 2014
Posted in deals

First Zeiss Loxia 50mm in Stock in USA.


The very first batch of Zeiss Loxia 50mm lenses is now shipping via FocusCamera on Amazon (Click here) and eBay (Click here).

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