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Fuji believes next generation (Sony) sensors should be enough to make Mirrorless beat DSLRs in every respect.

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Back in February Dpreview interviewed Mr. Toshihisa Iida from Fuji. I missed to report one of his most interesting statements is this: “There are several things that mirrorless manufacturers need to focus on. Number one is speed, still, to attract sports photographers. Also viewfinder blackout, we need to innovate there. Maybe one more processor and […]

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Sony Tidbits…

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1YIvvXxsR5Y The History and Science of Lenses Full list of todays Gold Box deals at Amazon, BHphoto, eBay, Amazon.de, Amazon.co.uk, Amazon.fr, Amazon.it, Amazon.es. Sony A9 focus tracking test (SonyAlphaLab). Ein Blick in die Vergangenheit: Die Sony Digital Mavica FD88 (Sony Blog). 100mm STF review in Chinese at Techbang. NAB 2017 Highlights (ALC). Sony FE 50mm […]

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Sony Ambassador Spencer Pablo explains what Sony stuff you need to shoot the Eclipse

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Spencer Pablo explained at Alphauniverse what gear he is using to shoot the US Eclipse. Check it out! He also has a nice advice: If you find that you’re getting hung up on your gear and the eclipse is seconds away, stop. Use those solar glasses and enjoy the show with your own (protected) eyeballs. […]

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Sony celebrates record haul of seven categories at the 2017 EISA awards

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The winners of the 2017-2018 EISA award have been announced (eisa.eu/awards/photography/). And Sony took the prize in many categories: Sony celebrates record haul of seven categories at the 2017 EISA awards Sony has been recognised by the European Imaging and Sound Association (EISA) for delivering inspiring products to its customers that are redefining the boundaries […]

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First image of the new Biotar 75mm f/1.5 on the Sony A7

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Stefan Immes from Meyer Optik launched a new Kickstarter project for the 75mm f/1.5 Biotar lens. This lens will be available for E-mount too and is actually manufactured by Tokina. Here is the full press text: – Global All-Star Team Forms to Resurrect Famous Biotar 75/1.5 Biotar Project Launches Today on Kickstarter (Koblenz, Germany) Dr. […]

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MacPhun announced the new Aurora HDR 2018 for Mac and Windows

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Macphun announced that for the first time their new Aurora HDR 2018 will be available for Windows too. Pre-orders will open on September 12nd, and downloads released on September 28th. You can sign up here to be notified when the pre-order and launch begin. Full info at aurorahdr.com/2018 Press text: – About Aurora HDR: Aurora […]

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Sony Tidbits…

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Shooting in S-Log Full list of todays Gold Box deals at Amazon, BHphoto, eBay, Amazon.de, Amazon.co.uk, Amazon.fr, Amazon.it, Amazon.es. Wedding Photography Pricing: How Not to be a Starving Artist (ALC). Comparing lenses: Zeiss Loxia 21mm f/2.8 and Sony Zeiss FE 16-35mm f/4 (Scattered Light). Sony FE 100-400/4.5-5.6 GM vs Contax 100-300/4.5-5.6 (Fred Miranda). The horrifying […]

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Dpreview believes that soon smartphones will kill entry level system cameras

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Exactly three years ago (August 18) Sony announced their to date last entry-level E-mount camera, the A5100. There may be a 5300 coming but this kind of “budget” system cameras could soon be dead. Dpreview writes that “Smartphones killed the compact and now they’re coming for entry-level ILCs“: Once smartphones can do a reasonably good […]

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New NiSi 150mm Filter Holder for the Sony FE 12-24mm

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NiSi announced a new Filter Holder for the new Sony FE 12-24mm lens. You can buy it now at Amazon US and Amazon DE. And Fred Miranda found a even cheaper way to be able to use filters on your Sony 12-24mm lens: I just tested a way to use regular filters (77mm) on the […]

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Sony Tidbits…

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Do Sony Mirrorless cameras and lenses hold their resale value? Full list of todays Gold Box deals at Amazon, BHphoto, eBay, Amazon.de, Amazon.co.uk, Amazon.fr, Amazon.it, Amazon.es. What’s In My Bag: Chris Orwig’s Gear When Traveling Light (Alphauniverse). Good news and Bad news on latest June camera shipment report…(Mirrorlessrumors). Aputure Tri-8 Professional Led Panel Light (Personal […]

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Pushing Myanmar movie by James Holman (shot on the A7sII)

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James Holman explored one of the last places on earth where you cans till flee form the mass tourism: “It’s the the third film I’ve produced over the last 8 years from the former military dictatorship. Our first, Altered Focus: Burma was shot in 2009 (in the PD150 days!) and was featured on both BBC […]

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This week SAR readers photos selection

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Denartwork on SonyAlphaForum The Italian lady Lens ZEISS Loxia 2,4/85, camera Sony A7II 1) Submit your picture with a message and picture here: facebook.com/sonyalpharumors or on the SonyAlphaForum image section. 2) Like and comment the pictures from other readers here: facebook.com/sonyalpharumors/posts_to_page/ and on SonyAlphaForum. 3) A selection of most liked pictures by the community and […]

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Sony Tidbits…

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Laowa 105mm f2 STF w/ Sony a7rii – Photoshoot. Featuring John Sison Full list of todays Gold Box deals at Amazon, BHphoto, eBay, Amazon.de, Amazon.co.uk, Amazon.fr, Amazon.it, Amazon.es. Canon reports strong sales of their mirrorless cameras (MirrorlessRumors). Fighting the Fog: Two Minute Tips with David Bergman Long reach using Sony E-mount cameras – optical 1120mm […]

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This video shows how the earthquake damaged the Sony Kumamoto sensor facility

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This is the first time we can see a live video of the earthquake affecting the Sony Kumamoto sensor facility. Check it out: Luckily nobody got hurt. But it took nearly one year to get back to normal operations. via DigitalPhotoPro and SonyMirrorlessPro.

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Sony confirms they “will never leave the APS-C market”. Claims to be “number 2” on the interchangeable camera market.

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Imaging Resource had a Q&A session with Sony and here are some of the key info: APS-C: Sony’s top executive for interchangeable-lens camera development said emphatically that Sony will never leave the APS-C market, and that we can expect continued development of that part of their product line going forward. A6500: Sony says that products […]

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