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Is the Sony A-mount dead? Will there be a Sony a99 camera successor?

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Every few months I receive a tip about the end of the Sony A-mount. At the same time rumors about a mystical successor of the Sony a99 camera are being reported by questionable sources/websites. Is the Sony A-mount dead? I think so. Many Sony fans will disagree and I understand this. Yes, Sony did announce the […]

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The regular weekly recap from both the rumors and addict websites:

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Sony Planar T* FE 50mm f/1.4 ZA lens (SEL50F14Z) now in stock

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   The Sony Planar T* FE 50mm f/1.4 ZA lens (SEL50F14Z) is now shipping worldwide (currently in stock at B&H and Fotohanskeuzekamp). Mobile01 recently published their review of the lens with many sample/text images. Here is the new 1.4/50 lens side by side with the Sony FE 1.4/85 GM:

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Canon and Sony also rumored to raise prices in Europe

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Similar to Nikon, Canon and Sony are also rumored to raise their prices in the UK and/or in Europe this summer – in some cases up to 20%. Check out the latest prices and availability at Wex Photographic, Jessops, Calumet, Amazon UK and Amazon Germany. Canon recently cut their profit forecast as a result of post-Brexit yen strength.

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Silver Leica APO Summicron M 50mm f/2.0 ASPH lens to be announced soon Fujifilm Problematic Firmware Update Does The Fujifilm X-T2 Focus Faster Than The X-Pro 2 CameraStoreTV X-T2 Field Test Official Fujifilm X-T2 Unboxing Sony Lens Firmware Updates? New deal on the Panasonic G7 camera SenScore posted their Nikon D5 test results Ricoh Theta […]

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Sony announces additional details on their latest lenses, teleconverters and flash system

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Some unexpected news from Sony: Sony announced the pricing for their 70-200mm G Master lens: $2.598 (pre-orders will start on July 13th). Sony officially released the Zeiss Planar FE 50mm f/1.4 ZA lens. The price is $1,498 (pre-orders start on July 13th). The pricing of the latest Sony teleconverters will be: Sony FE 2.0x teleconverter: $548 Sony FE […]

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