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Using Full Frame lenses on a Crop/APS-C Camera? // A7iii vs A6400

Full list of todays Gold Box deals at Amazon, BHphoto, eBay, Amazon.de, Amazon.co.uk, Amazon.fr, Amazon.it, Amazon.es.
Review: Voigtlander 50mm 1.2 Nokton E (Phillip Reeve).
Lowepro Announces New Active Backpacks for Outdoor Photographers (Explora).
TEST / Voigtländer Nokton 40mm f/1.2 E : mou aux grandes ouvertures (LesNumeriques).
New family of glass good for lenses (Opli).
IBIS vs Lens Stabilization: Pros and Cons To Both (Camera Conspiracies).
Sony focuses on cash flow to fund image chips and games (Nikkei).

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Reminder: Up to $120 off on Sigma E-mount lenses and MC-11 adapter!

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The Sigma US deals are back:

Full Frame:
$125 off on the Sigma 35mm f/1.4 at BHphoto, FocusCamera, Amazon and Adorama.
$100 off on the Sigma 85mm f/1.4 at BHphoto, FocusCamera, Amazon and Adorama.
$100 off on the Sigma 50mm f/1.4 at BHphoto, FocusCamera, Amazon and Adorama.

APS-C:
$50 off on the 16mm f/1.4 at BHphoto, Adorama, Amazon.
$50 off on the 30mm f/1.4 at BHphoto, Adorama, Amazon.
$50 off on the 56mm f/1.4 at BHphoto, Adorama, Amazon.

MC-11 autofocus adapter:
$100 off on the MC-11 Canon EF to Sony E-mount autofocus adapter at Amazon, Adorama and BHphoto.

Sony US superdeals

Sony cameras:
$1000 off on the Sony A9 at Buydig, BHphotoAdorama, Amazon, BestBuy. FocusCamera.
$400 off on the SonyA7rIII at BuyDig, BHphoto, Amazon, Adorama, FocusCamera.
$400 off on the Sony A7rII at Buydig, BHphoto, Amazon, Adorama and Focuscamera.
$400 off ($600 off with kit lens) on the Sony A7II at Buydig, BHphoto, Amazon, Adorama and Focuscamera.
$150 off on the Sony 6300 at Buydig, Amazon, BHphoto, Adorama and Focuscamera.
$200 off on the Sony 6000 at Buydig, Amazon, BHphoto, Adorama and Focuscamera.
$150 off on the Sony 5100 at Buydig, Amazon, BHphoto, Adorama and Focuscamera.
$200 off on the A6000 dual kit at Buydig, Amazon, BHphoto, Adorama and Focuscamera.

FF E-mount lenses:
$100 off on the 12-24mm f/4.0 lens at Bhphoto, Adorama, BestBuy, Focus and Amazon.
$100 off on the 16-35mm f/4.0 Zeiss lens at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto.
$100 off on the 24-70mm f/4.0 Zeiss lens at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto.
$200 off on the Sony 24-105mm FE at BHphoto, Amazon, Adorama, FocusCamera, BuyDig.
$100 off on the 24-240mm lens at Amazon, Adorama and BHphoto.
$25 off on the Sony 28mm FE lens at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto.
$50 off on the Sony 28-70mm FE lens at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto.
$100 off on the 28-135mm PZ lens at Amazon, Adorama and BHphoto
$100 off on the Zeiss 35mm f/1.4 lens at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto.
$100 off on the Zeiss 35mm f/2.8 lens at Amazon, Adorama and BHphoto.
$100 off on the Zeiss 5omm f/1.4 lens at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto.
$50 off on the Sony 50mm FE f/1.8 lens at Adorama, BHphoto, Amazon, Focuscamera.
$50 off on the Sony 50mm macro at BHphoto, Adorama and Amazon.
$100 off on the Zeiss 55mm f/1.8 lens at Amazon, Adorama and BHphoto.
$50 off on the Sony 85mm f/1.8 FE at Buydig, BHphoto, Amazon, Adorama and Focuscamera.
$100 off on the 70-200mm G lens at Amazon, Adorama and BHphoto.
$100 off on the 70-300mm lens at Amazon, Adorama and BHphoto.
$100 off on the 90mm macro lens at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto.
$50 off on the Sony Fisheye Conversion Lens for FE 28mm F/2 at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto.
$50 off on the Sony Ultra-Wide Conversion Lens for FE 28mm F/2 at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto.

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Closer look on the new Sony 600mm GM lens: Sony’s statement for the Olympics!

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USA Preorders:
Sony 200-600mm FE at Amazon, BHphoto, FocusCamera, BuyDig and Adorama.
Sony 600mm FE GM at Amazon, BHphoto, FocusCamera, BuyDig and Adorama.
EU Preorders:
Sony 200-600mm FE at Calumet DE. WexUK. ParkCameras. Calumet NL. Cameratools NL.
Sony 600mm FE GM at Calumet DE. WexUK. ParkCameras. Calumet NL. Cameratools NL.
Asia Preorders:
Sony 200-600mm FE at Sony Japan. Sony Australia.
Sony 600mm FE GM at Sony Japan. Sony Australia.

 

Of the thousand of voters only 50+ seem to considering to buy this new GM lens:

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And I believe only a small percentage of them will at the end buy this lens. This is a niche lens and also a statement from Sony that they wanna play a role at the Olympics in Tokyo. Something they could soon reinforce with the launch of the rumored A9 successor!

Here are some images from the press event:

 

600mm FE in handheld mode :)

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This week SAR readers photos selection

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Pablo Torrez Barriga‎
Sony a7rii
Nikkor 28mm ai-s + reverse ring + extension tubes
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First $150 price drop on the Tokina Firin 20mm f/2.0 FE autofocus lens

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There is a first $150 price drop on the Tokina Firin 20mm f/2.0 FE autofocus lens sold at BHphoto, Amazon and Adorama.

Kickstarter projects:

  1. You can now preorder the new Kamlan 50mm f/1.1 E-mount lens for $199 on Kickstarter.
  2. New Peak Design superlight tripod on Kickstarter.

USA Preorders:
Sony 200-600mm FE at BHphoto, FocusCamera and Adorama.
Sony 600mm FE GM at BHphoto, FocusCamera and Adorama.

EU Preorders:
Sony 200-600mm FE at Calumet DE. WexUK. ParkCameras. Calumet NL. Cameratools NL.
Sony 600mm FE GM at Calumet DE. WexUK. ParkCameras. Calumet NL. Cameratools NL.

Asia Preorders:
In Japan you can preorder the 600mm GM directly at Sony Japan and the 200-600mm also at Sony Japan.

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More 200-600mm and 600mm press coverage roundup

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USA Preorders:
Sony 200-600mm FE at Amazon, BHphoto, FocusCamera, BuyDig and Adorama.
Sony 600mm FE GM at Amazon, BHphoto, FocusCamera, BuyDig and Adorama.
EU Preorders:
Sony 200-600mm FE at Calumet DE. WexUK. ParkCameras. Calumet NL. Cameratools NL.
Sony 600mm FE GM at Calumet DE. WexUK. ParkCameras. Calumet NL. Cameratools NL.
Asia Preorders:
Sony 200-600mm FE at Sony Japan. Sony Australia.
Sony 600mm FE GM at Sony Japan. Sony Australia.

 

Reviews:
Hands-On by Imaging Resource.
200-600mm impressions by ThePhoBlographer.
600mm impressions by ThePhoBlographer.
200-600mm review from Ken Rockwell.
600mm review from Ken Rockwell.
200-600mm test at LeMondeDeLaPhoto.
600mm test at LeMondeDeLaPhoto.
Sony FE 600 mm GM y 200-600 G – Toma de Contacto + Muestras (AlbedoMedia).
Lens test by DC.watch

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Sigma 56mm F1.4 DC

Full list of todays Gold Box deals at Amazon, BHphoto, eBay, Amazon.de, Amazon.co.uk, Amazon.fr, Amazon.it, Amazon.es.
Sony a6400 Quick Review by Dustin Abbott.
RX100 L-bracket review (Sonyalpha.blog).
iFootage Shark Slider Nano (Personal View).
Upcoming E-Mount Camera Review- Our First! (Photographic Central).
The incredible moment a falcon attacks a pelican and grabs it by the tail is captured in stunning photographs shot on Sony gear and featured on the DailyMail UK.
How To Protect Your Photos Online (Explora).

Personal photos and tests from SAR Admin Andrea on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Flickr and 500px.

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