Category Archives: Sony

What else is new?

→ Handevision IBELUX 40mm f/0.85 lens is now available for pre-order at B&H. → Think Tank Photo released new Airport Roller Derby and My 2nd Brain bags. → A Xitek forum member has designed an EVF for the Sigma DP Merrill series cameras. It seems that the image displayed in the EVF is a direct output from the USB hub […]

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Sony a7s scores as the best low-light camera at DxOMark

The Sony a7s camera ($2,498.00) scored as the best low-light camera at DxOMark beating the Nikon Df and D4s (they still got a better overall score):

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This is Sony’s new curved sensor

IEEE published a picture of Sony’s first curved sensor. The upcoming Sony RX2 full frame camera is rumored to have a curved sensor and a 35mm f/1.8 lens. Sony has filed several different patents in the past for curved sensors and lenses. Here is a quick description of the benefits from a curved sensor from IEEE:

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Deal of the day: $800 off when you buy a pair of Zeiss Touit lenses for Fuji or Sony mount

Update: B&H now has the lenses back in stock. Starting today Zeiss is offering $800 off when you buy both the 32mm f/1.8 and 12mm f/2.8 Zeiss Touit lenses for Fujifilm X-mount or Sony E-mount. This is basically buy one, get one free deal. Adorama currently has the same offer. The individual lenses are also $200 off.

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What else is new?

→ Lomography started a another Kickstarter project for a new instant camera. → Memory card sale: Lexar card sale at Adorama and new SanDisk savings at Adorama and B&H. → Canon EOS M camera removed form Canon USA website, still available for sale online. → Pentax K-30 firmware is being hacked. Read more about it here and here. → The Samsung […]

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Sony a77 II camera now shipping, tested at DxOMark

  The Sony a77 II camera that was announced few weeks ago is now shipping in the EU – the first units already arrived at Foto Hans Keuzekamp in the Netherlands. The camera is expected to start shipping in the US on June 10th. Today DxOMark released their a7II test results – the overall score […]

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The cheapest full frame camera available today (new Sony a7 price drop)

The price of the Sony a7 full frame mirrorless camera dropped by $200 today (after $200 instant savings, incl. free 32GB memory card and free hand grip strap, free shipping and 4% in rewards). This is the lowest price for a new full frame digital camera I have ever seen (the Nikon D610 still sells for around […]

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