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Amazon deals: 15% cashback on all Sony cameras and lenses, $5 off any $15 book

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Amazon is offering 15% cash back on all Sony cameras with the Amazon Prime Store credit card. Amazon also offers $5 off any $15 physical book order with promo code GIFTBOOK. Read the fine print on both deals for additional details.

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Sony a99 II camera tested at DxOMark

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DxOMark published their test results for the Sony a99 II SLT camera ($3,198), here is their conclusion (Nikon D800, D810 and Pentax K-1 scored better):

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What else is new?

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This week’s recap:

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What else is new?

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Here is this week’s recap:

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Canon, Sony and Nikon Black Friday instant rebates now live

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Canon, Sony and Nikon announced their Black Friday deals: More Black Friday deals can be found here. Update: new Sigma rebates were also introduced today:

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Rumors: Sony 85mm f/1.4 Carl Zeiss Planar ZA lens to be replaced soon

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I was told that Sony’s screw driven 85mm f/1.4 ZA lens replacement will be announced shortly. The new model will include Zeiss T-Coatings, SSM and will be weather-sealed (SAL85F14Z SSM). These lenses are being manufactured by Cosina Co Ltd in Japan. Pictured above: the current Sony 85mm f/1.4 Carl Zeiss Planar T* lens.

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Samyang to announce one or two wide angle AF full frame lenses for Sony E-mount in 2017

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In a recent interview, Samyang confirmed that they will be releasing “one or two” wide angle EF autofocus full frame lenses for Sony E-mount in 2017 (at 2:00 mark). Samyang currently has two EF autofocus lenses: the 50mm f/1.4 FE AF and the 14mm f/2.8 FE AF:

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