Amazon extends Zeiss and Sony Lens deals too (while supplies last).

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Not only the SLT but also some Sony and Zeiss Lens rebate got extended while supplies last (here at Amazon US).

These are now all ongoing US deals:
Save up to $200 on Select Sony Lenses (Click here).
Buy a Qualifying Sony NEX Compact System Camera and Save $100 on Select Sony Lenses (Click here).
Save up to $50 on Select Sony Cyber-shot Digital Cameras (Click here).
Save up to $200 on Qualifying Sony Alpha Digital SLR Cameras (Click here).

P.S.: In Germany you get the RX100 for 469 Euro (via DealsRunner)

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Sony TidBits

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Playmemory App “Lens Compensation”

Sony A58 review at Imaging Resource.
Sony NEX-7 w/ Voigtlander 15mm F4.5 – Sample Images at Photoheadonline.
Sony 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 DT SAM II tested at SLRgear.
Sigma’s 18-35mm f1.8 Gets Converted Into a Cine Lens (ThePhoBlograhper).
Sigma 30mm E-mouny lens test at DxOmark.
ony NEX-3N Compact ILC Review (Steve Digicams).
An unfair comparison Review of the Sony Alpha a58 and OMD – An enthusiast perspective (13thfloorphotography).
Sony NEX-5T test at Pcpop.
Sony NEX 18-105mm f/4 PZ G OSS Lens Hands-On Preview (ePhotozine).
Carl Zeiss 16-70mm f/4 E ZA OSS Lens Hands-On Preview at ePhotozine and Mobile01.
Sony Stacked Sensor Cross-Section (Image Sensor World).
Rokinon 300mm f6.3 ED UMC CS on Sony NEX (ThePhoBlograhper).
Sony 50mm f/1.4 ZA SSM Carl Zeiss Planar review (CameraStuffReview).
New Lens correction APP at Playmemories.
Upcoming Dual Review- Sony Alpha A58 DSLT and 18-55mm SAM II Lens (Photographic-Central).
A300 analysis by Quesabesde.

 

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The camera you were waiting for is now shipping! :)

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Sorry for the bad joke guys, it isn’t the NEX-FF or a new A-mount Full Frame. What’s in Stock for the first time is the [shoplink 21164 ebay]Hasselblad Stellar on eBay Germany (Click here)[/shoplink]. They do ship worldwide if you want! Found via DealsRunner.com

I hope Hasselblad can go back to what they can really do fine, great cameras like the [shoplink 21165 ebay]Hasselblad 503cw[/shoplink] for example. Make them with a large Sony medium format sensor. That would be something don’t you think?

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(SR5) The Sony NEX-FF will be displayed at PhotoPlus in NYC!

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Message from a Top SonyAlphaRumors source:

You will definitely see the new NEX Full Frame Photocamera at Photoplus Expo in New York!!!

Note: if there would be an SR6 this would be a classic SR6 rumor! And although the source didnt’ mention it I really think the new RX10 and ILCE cameras will come too!

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Reminder (SR = Sonyrumor):
SR1=probably fake rumor
SR2=rumor from unknown sources
SR3=50% chance it is correct
SR4=rumor from known sources
SR5=almost certainly correct!

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Full Frame E-mount lenses you can buy now for your NEX-FF (from Rokinon, Bower, Samyang).

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[shoplink 21147 ebay]The Full Frame 85mm T1.5 Cine Lens for NEX[/shoplink]

If you are considering to buy the soon to be announced NEX-FF cameras you will certainly look for compatible lenses. And you may don’t knwo that there are alreayd four E-mount FF lenses from Samyang (also branded under other names). These are Cine-Lenses with manual focusing. But there is an “problem” and one “qestion”. These lenses are very big and we also have to see if they are good enough for a high resolution FF sensor. Anyway, here are the links to the lenses (Click on them to see price):

14mm T3.1 Cine Lens for Sony E sold as [shoplink 21135 ebay]Samyang (eBay)[/shoplink], [shoplink 21136 ebay]Rokinon (eBay)[/shoplink], [shoplink 21137 ebay]Bower (eBay)[/shoplink].
24mm T1.5 Cine Lens for Sony E sold as [shoplink 21138 ebay]Samyang (eBay)[/shoplink], [shoplink 21141 ebay]Rokinon (eBay)[/shoplink], [shoplink 21142 ebay]Bower (eBay)[/shoplink].
35mm T1.5 Cine Lens for Sony E sold as [shoplink 21143 ebay]Samyang (eBay)[/shoplink], [shoplink 21144 ebay]Rokinon (eBay)[/shoplink], [shoplink 21145 ebay]Bower (eBay)[/shoplink].
85mm T1.5 Cine Lens for Sony E sold as [shoplink 21147 ebay]Samyang (eBay)[/shoplink], [shoplink 21146 ebay]Rokinon (eBay)[/shoplink], [shoplink 21148 ebay]Bower (eBay)[/shoplink].

It would be nice if NEX-VG900 owners could tell us more about the photoquality of the lenses!

A message for Samyang: If they would keep this specs to make a dedicated more compact (and non cine) lens for the NEX-FF system it would be a hotseller!

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The (non) rumors on A-mount and NEX-7 successor.

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For almost two months now things have been relatively quite on the A-mount camera and NEX-7 successor front. Two of my trusted sources told me that they still didn’t get any info about a possible A-mount or NEX-7 successor release this year. They only told me about the following camera being released between October and January:
– Two NEX-FF
– ILC-7 (APS-C camera).
– ILC-9 (FF camera)
– RX10

New anonymous sources we can rank somewhere between SR2-SR3 told me that A-mount and more NEX APS-C stuff is coming very early 2014 only. For now Sony’s priority seems to be the NEX-FF and ILCE (E-mount DSLR shaped) cameras. I think that within the next couple of weeks we will know a lot more about the Sony roadmap. Don’t worry A-mount camera owners and NEX-7 successor waiters :)

It’s my personal curiosity that drives me to ask you SAR readers what’s the camera (or cameras) you are waiting for.

Do you like the new 20mm f/1.8 G?

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Sony NEX-FS700R announced! And Sony-Zeiss 16-70mm in Stock now one eBay!

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NEX-FS700R promo video

Sony just released that NEX-FS700R promo video. The only difference with the previous model is the version 3.0 firmware with 4k support and slog2.

The second E-mount news of the day is that the Zeiss 16-70mm is now shipping in Asia. You can buy it via eBay resellers in [shoplink 21125 ebay]Hong Kong (Click here)[/shoplink] and [shoplink 21124 ebay]Korea (Click here)[/shoplink]. they ave the lens in Stock for worldwide shipment. But you are likely going to have some import tax on it.

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