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The Sony A7: All About the Gear by Frederick Van Johnson

Sony’s 11+7-bit LOSSY File Compression: 32-pixel Line Artifacts Clearly Visible on Star Trails (Digglloyd).
Samyang 24mm f/1.4 Cine E-Mount on Sony A7 (Diglloyd).
The Sony A7R with Canon 17mm/4 TS-E. Architecture Dream Team (Steve Huff).
Life by the Lake: Sample Pictures from the Sony A7r Camera with FE 35mm & 24–70mm ZA Lenses (Invisiblephotographer)
Sony A7 review by Quesabesde (Spanish).
Sony A7r review by Trustedreviews.
Sony Nex 7 vs Sony A7 review: Which camera should you get? (Theinspiredeye).
French A7r test at cmp-color.
My first month with the A7-A7r at Friedmanarchives.

Peter:Just want to share a non-technical user travel test of the A7 video capabilities using 35mm 2.8 and other legacy lens. As shared on Steve Huff site and NZ tourism FB page: https://vimeo.com/84311946

David:I just got my Arca-Swiss camera plate for the Alpha 7 from Really Right Stuff. Here’s a short review: http://davidtanzer.net/rrs_arca_swiss Spoiler: It’s great. Totally recommended.

Javier:Video grabado con sony A7 + nikkor 50mm f1,8 la tomas artisticas de la entrevista, y con sony VG20 + zeiss 24mm f 1,8 la toma fija maestra y audio: http://youtu.be/tLFZGPJCEzM

Stilgar:I made some new tests between Leica M and Sony A7r with 2 R lens
R APO Telyt 180: http://stilgar-photo.blogspot.fr/2014/02/a7r-vs-m-part-08-R100APO-01US.html
R APO 100 Macro: http://stilgar-photo.blogspot.fr/2014/02/a7r-vs-m-part-08-R100APO-01US.html

Anonymous:Not a rumor but more usage of the a7 + 55mm 1.8 at a wedding. Nice pics. http://www.mikee.nu/?p=5115

Christian: I guess I am not the only photographer using NEX who toys with the idea to upgrade to the A7 or somewhere else for still better image quality and fun. I am still toothing with the question how and if to upgrade from my NEX 5N towards to the Sony A7. For this purposes, I evaluated the A7 with several lenses and also extensively with the kit lens. Many comparisons between A7 and 5N performance followed. Due to issues with the kit zoom FE2870, I had
to return the A7 kit twice.
In the end, I compiled my findings in a document “The Sony A7 from a potential NEX 5N upgraders perspective” instead of posting all on my blog, because for me, the blog has a photographic focus and adding a 9 page testing text would spoil the layout :-). I have added a link however to the 3 MB PDF file on it:
http://luxorphotoart.blogspot.de/2014/02/essay-sony-a7-from-potential-nex-5n.html
I am still undecided on the A7 and see its greatest shortcomings in the non-availability of a good quality standard zoom.

Joan:got the chance to work for two days with the Sony A7r. I asked Casanovafoto shop for the camera because I was not getting enough information on the internet about how this camera works with shift lenses. I’m an architectural photographer and these kind of lenses are my day to day. I’m planning to move from a Canon 5D mark II to a sony A7r due to the magnificient sensor of the A7r.
They have published an article I have done about the test in his blog that I think it can be interesting for you. Although it is in spanish maybe google translator can do a good job. If not, I can try to simplify the article in a few words if you are interested in publishing it.
Here’s the link:
http://www.casanovafoto.com/blog/sony-a7r-fotografia-arquitectura/
Lenses proven were Canon 17 TS-E, Canon 24 TS-E II, Olympus 35mm shift, Mamiya 50mm shift and Canon 100-400. All of them worked perfectly in absolutely all conditions. The only issue I had with the camera was the shutter vibration with the 100-400 at shutter speeds around 1/30s on a solid tripod. This is not happening with my 5D mark II with the mirror locked.

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Specs and Store Links in US and Canada:
Dedicated Sony announcement page at Amazon US (Click here).
Sony A7r body at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto, SonystoreUS. TheCameraStore Canada.
Sony A7 body at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto, SonystoreUS. TheCameraStore Canada.
Sony A7 with 28-70mm kit lens at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto, SonystoreUS. TheCameraStore Canada.
Sony RX10 at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto, SonystoreUS.
Zeiss 24-70mm at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto, SonystoreUS.
Zeiss 35mm at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto, SonystoreUS.
Zeiss 55mm at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto, SonystoreUS.
70-200mm A-mount at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto, SonystoreUS.
Sony A-Mount to E-Mount Lens Adapter at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto.
Sony A to E adapter with mirror at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto.
A7/A7r leather case at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto, SonystoreUS.
A7/A7r vertical grip at Amazon, BHphoto, SonystoreUS.
Sony W Series Battery Charger at Amazon, BHphoto.
Sony FA-CS1M Off-Camera Shoe at BHphoto.
Semi-Hard LCD Screen Protector for A7-A7r at Amazon, BHphoto.

Specs and Store Links in Europe:
Sony A7r body at Sony DE, UK, FR, IT, ES, NL, BE, CH, AT, SE, FI, NO, PT, WexUK, WexDE.
Sony A7 body at Sony DE, UK, FR, IT, ES, NL, BE, CH, AT, SE, FI, NO, PT, WexUK, WexDE, Amazon UK, Amazon DE, Amazon FR.
Sony A7 with 28-70mm kit Sony DE, UK, FR, IT, ES, NL, BE, CH, AT, SE, FI, NO, PT, WexUK, WexDE, Amazon UK, Amazon DE, Amazon FR.
Sony RX10 at Sony DE, UK, FR, IT, ES, NL, BE, CH, AT, SE, FI, NO, PT, WexUK, WexDE.
Zeiss 35mm at Sony DE, UK, FR, IT, ES, NL, BE, CH, AT, SE, FI, NO, PT,
Zeiss 55mm at Sony DE, UK, FR, IT, ES, NL, BE, CH, AT, SE, FI, NO, PT
Zeiss 24-70mm at Sony DE, UK, FR, IT, ES, NL, BE, SE, PT
Sony G 28-70mm lens at Sony DE, FR, IT, ES, NL, BE, CH, AT, SE, FI, NO.

Asia:
A7r at Digitalrev.
A7 at Digitalrev, Amazon Cina.
A7 with 28-70mm lens at Digitalrev.

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