December 24, 2014
Posted in reviews

Sony A7s with Atomos Shogun recorder test: download the full 4K video.


Pearl Beach: Atomos Shogun and Sony a7S 4K test by Matt Allard from Dan Chung on Vimeo.

Newsshooter shared that video and on the full 4K video can be downloaded on their Vimeo page:

As far as the image is concerned the a7S does seem to exhibit more noise in 4K mode versus it’s output in HD. This is most likely the camera and sensor that are doing this – all the recorder is doing is capturing the output from the HDMI as it receives it. At super high ISOs the noise it quite obvious before any kind of post noise reduction is applied. It would also appear that the crop mode is noiser than the full frame – as you would expect. You can download the video above for yourself from Vimeo if you want to make your own judgements.

Sony A7s store links:
Sony A7s in USA/CA at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto, Sony USA, Sony Canada.
Sony A7s in Eu at Sony DE, UK, ES, FR, IT, NL, BE, AT, CH, SE, NO, FI, PL. And Wex UK.
A7s Gariz leather case in Black (Click here), Brown (Click here), Red (Click here) and Orange (Click here).


December 23, 2014
Posted in deals

Last minute deal: A6000 superkit and free $50 gift card and free stuff for $79 at BHphoto.



There is one more very last minute deal: Free $50 gift card and free extra stuff ($79 value) witht he A6000 double lens kit sold by BHphoto (Click here).

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December 23, 2014
Posted in news

First hot sexy pictures of the new 50mm Art lens on the Sony A99.



I have to confess the A-mount Sony A99 DSLR looks a lot more sexier than the current A7 E-mount cameras! Fotohanskeuzekamp sent me this very first pictures of the new Sigma 50mm f/1.4 ART lens which is now in Stock after more than a year of waiting:
In USA via Amazon (Click here), BHphoto (Click here) and CameraLand (Click here).
In Europe at FotoHansKeuzekamp (Click here), Technikdirekt (Click here), Wex UK (Click here), Wex DE (Click here).



The lens is an absolute bargain if you consider it’s a hari close to the Zeiss Outs which costs 4 times as much. Read the reviews at 3DKraft, Photozone, CameraLabs or DxOmark.

December 23, 2014
Posted in rumors

New Sony CES teaser says: “A New World of beautiful colours and rich detail”.


Sony launched that teaser for the CES show. I guess the focus here is more on their new Xperia and TV stuff and not so on cameras. There will be new video cameras (E-mount?) and compact cameras. But the next interchangeable Alpha stuff is more likely to come one month after at CP+.

Source: Sony Europe.

December 23, 2014
Posted in news

Sony Tidbits…


Calibrated Nebula 4000 Lite – quick test shots from Dan Chung on Vimeo.

SONY A7S + CINOFLEX + 4K + FULL FRAME + ANAMORPHIC + ODYSSEY 7Q+ = New Possibilities (Cinoflex Facebook).
Novoflex Adapter Review by Philip Reeve.
What model from the Sony Alpha 7 series best suits me? (Allin Popescu)
Zeiss 16-35mm review at ThePhoBlographer.
Sony F5 and F55 firmware update at Sony Community.
Comparison between Sony RX10 and Nikon D3300 +18-140mm lens at
Primoplan 58mm F1.9 tested on the Sony A7 at
Lensbaby Composer Pro with Sweet 50 Optic (Sony E-mount) at ThePhoBlographer.
Rx100m3 test at Marc-charbonnier.
Japanese A7II Hands-on at

Simeon:Fotomieten mit professionellem Service:
Bessere Fotos für Sony-Fotografen. Unter diesem Motto startete der Kamera- und Objektivverleih Fotomieten Ende 2013. Heute stellt Fotomieten eine komplett neu gestaltete Homepage vor. Ziel der neuen Internetseite ist es, den Bestellprozess für den Kunden so einfach wie möglich zu gestalten und somit die Marktführerschaft im Verleih von Sonykameras und -objektiven auszubauen. Die Vorteile für den Kunden liegen in einer übersichtlichen Gliederung in A- und E-Mount, einer ausführliche Artikelbeschreibung und einer genauen Verfügbarkeitsanzeige Des Weiteren entfällt das Unterschreiben eines Mietvertrages, da die Mietbedingungen online bestätigt werden können. Fotomieten setzt auch weiterhin sowohl auf A- als auch E-Mount Kameras und Objektive.
Aber Fotomieten ist damit noch nicht am Ziel. In Zukunft soll der Mietservice auch auf die Länder Belgien, Dänemark, Luxemburg, Niederlande und Österreich ausgeweitet werden. Doch am wichtigsten ist für Fotomieten den Kunden auch weiterhin einen pünktlichen Service anbieten zu können. Denn dadurch hat sich der Mietservice inzwischen auch bei Profi-Fotografen einen guten Ruf erarbeiten können.
Pressekontakt: Herr Simeon Schlenker
Telefon: 074252481179


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