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February 10, 2016
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Sony Tidbits…

The Best Adapters For Sony Mirrorless Cameras

The 4K Sony pyramide (Sony PRO site).
Sony 24-70/4 FE lens review (SonyAlphaForum)
The Sony A7 and RX design story at
Superb Landscape shots from South Iceland (SonyAlphaForum)
Mirrorless sales steady compared to 2014 (Mirrorlessrumors).
Sony HDR-AS50 Action Camera Preview (ePhotozine).
Review of the Sony a7R II in Aquatica Housing (Divephotoguide).
Today Gold Box deals at and

February 9, 2016
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Those are the full Techart PRO Leica M – Sony E Autofocus Adapter specs!

Back in January SAR was the first site reporting about the world’s first Leica M to Sony E-mount adapter. The adapter does autofocus with ALL M-mount lenses (Leica, Voigtlander, Zeiss). Since than we are in contact with the developers and Advancedgear/MX Camera also posted the first test videos (watch them here). Today they sent us that new video (see above) and the full specs:


They also did setup a special website that explains in detail how the adapter works:


Here some more images:

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Great news!

February 9, 2016
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Sony Tidbits…(New Windows Phone app allows photo transfer from Sony cams)

Sony A7s II vs A7r II review : 4k quality compared

A high-contrast hillwalk with the Zeiss Loxia 35/2 (DearSusans).
Simple Photo Hack: Use a Vintage Optical Viewfinder with a Mirrorless Camera (Scribblesandsnaps).
Sony Head to Head: a7 Mirrorless Series versus the FS7 4K Video Camera (Explora).
Zeiss Milvus 85/1.4 : Best in Colour or B&W ? (DearSusans)
RX100m4 case test at
Soft Focus on A7II with FE-55 1.8 with AF-C (SonyAlphaForum).

Anonymous:Seen this new helpful Windows Phone app already?
Its a popular german Windows site, sorry, only in german, but the app is also in English. App allows WLAN photo transfer for some Sony cams, the first Windows 10 app they claim that’s not just a remote control.

Link as stated in the article:

February 8, 2016
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More images of the new Kipon ND plug-in filter adapter


Yesterday we reported about the new Kipon auto-focus adapter with interchangeable plug-in graduated ND filters. The adapter is now available for purchase at Adorama, Icas and soon it will be available oneBay too. In the meantime check out those new images:

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February 7, 2016
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KIPON releases auto-focus adapter with interchangeable plug-in graduated ND filters


Kipon released a new Canon EF to Sony E-mount autofocus adapter with interchangeable plug-in graduated ND filters support. It’s available for preorder on Adorama. Here is the press text:

As leading manufacture for camera adapters,KIPON released auto-focus adapter with interchangeable plug-in graduated ND filters(four steps). We will start to deliver this new adapter before March 15,the market price would be 428USD.
1) designed for using Canon EF lens on SONY A series mirrorless cameras
2) interchangeable plug-in graduated ND filters/four steps
3) with high-speed auto-focus function
4) Phase detection AF compatible

All Kipon autofocus and focal reducer adapters can be bought at Adorama and on eBay (Click here to see them all).

February 7, 2016
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This week SAR readers photos selection.

Trubak on SonyAlphaForum.
Landscape from South Iceland
Sony A99 + Carl Zeiss 16-35/2.8

1) Submit your picture with a message and picture here: or on the SonyAlphaForum image section.
2) Like and comment the pictures from other readers here: and on SonyAlphaForum.
3) A selection of most liked pictures by the community and by me SAR admin will be posted weekly on SAR.

Note: When sending a pic feel free to also add a link to your site to promote yourself!

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February 6, 2016
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Here is the first mirrorless medium format camera with 100 MP Sony sensor!


“Old School” meets modern times with the launch of the new A-series IQ3 100MP System. Phase One writes:

The A-series Camera System is as innovative as it is simple. Making no sacrifice at the expense of image quality, the system embraces the excellence of decades-old analogue technology and pairs it with unmatched digital integration. Combining the best optical components with the ultimate digital technology, while maintaining precision simplicity, ensures quality is always number one. Not only does this system take full advantage of the image quality inherent to the IQ3 100MP Digital Back, but it delivers it in lighter and smaller precision mechanics.

You can buy Alpa cameras on eBay (Click here). But that’s not where you will spend most of your money. It’s the IQ3 100MP back that will cost you $43,990 (Samys price).

via Mirrorlessrumors.

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