March 13, 2017
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Sony FE 70-200mm GM lens in Stock at BHphoto. New 5th generation Metabones Speed Booster for Sony shipping too.

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After a period of “absence” the 70-200mm GM is back in Stock at BHphoto.

And the new fifth generation Metabones Speed Booster is in Stock (or soon in Stock):
Metabones Canon EF Lens to Sony E Mount T CINE Speed Booster ULTRA 0.71x (Fifth Generation) at BHphoto and Adorama.
Metabones Canon EF/EF-S Lens to Sony E Mount T CINE Smart Adapter (Fifth Generation) at BHphoto and Adorama.
Metabones Canon EF/EF-S Lens to Sony E Mount T Smart Adapter (Fifth Generation) at BHphoto and Adorama.

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March 13, 2017
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Dpreview tests the Fuji GFX and says the advantage over the A7rII is negligible…

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DPreview  added the Fuji GFX studio samples. The camera uses the Sony 51MP medium format sensor. But despite the size advantage there doesn’t seem to be a big quantum leap over the Sony A7rII:

“In terms of high ISO noise, the GFX 50S performs fairly similarly to the Pentax 645Z and, as sensor size alone would lead you to expect: better than the Canon EOS 5D SR. However, because Sony’s a7R II sensor uses a more modern BSI design, it’s able to be more efficient, which means it’s able to close the gap to the bigger sensor cameras. “

As I stated many times I think Sony should use the much larger 55x41mm sensor if they ever are going to make a medium format RX or system camera. That should really give us a visible difference in both, quality and esthetic of the images.

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March 13, 2017
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First videos and images of the fastest Sony FE wide angle lens: The new Laowa 15mm f/2.0 FE

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This is the first video of the new Laowa 15mm f/2 FE Zero-D. This is also the the world fastest wide angle lens for Sony! Pricing and shipment date has yet not been announced.

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March 13, 2017
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BHphoto publishes the story of four “Women of Influence” Sony photographers

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Women of Influence (here at BHphoto) is an inspirational look at the talent, drive, and perseverance that forged some remarkable photographic and filmmaking careers. Ten leading women explore their works, the stories of how each built careers, overcame challenges, and developed signature styles.

This is the interview with Sony Artisan Cristina Mittermeier:

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March 13, 2017
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Sony Tidbits…

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Former Hasselblad and Canon Shooter Makes the Switch to Sony

Full list of todays Gold Box deals at Amazon, BHphoto, eBay, Amazon.de, Amazon.co.uk, Amazon.fr, Amazon.it, Amazon.es.
Sony | FS7 II FS5 | Electronic Variable ND Filter Introductory Video
Sony Introduces the World’s Fastest SD Card (Sony Blog).
Raw or JPEG: when to use each file format (CameraJabber).
SD association doubles bus interface speeds with UHS-iii (MirrorlessRumors).
How To Shoot Perfect Panoramas and Timelapses (Adorama Learning Center).
Podcast: Canon, Epson, and Digital Printing Options for Photographers (Explora).

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Boris:I shot the new “Tokio Hotel” Music Video entirely on Sony Gear and i thought maybe i should share this with my favorite sony site. :)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oyIDAzXoliA
I shot it on the Sony A7s II (B-Cam for Slow-Motion Shots was an second A7s II with the Sigma 18-35mm 1.8).
Lenses i used were the 85mm Gmaster, 24-70mm Gmaster and the 16-35mm Zeiss.
Everything on Slog-3 no custom settings.

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