BCN published the official camera sales number for the full 2017 year. Sony raised their share by 2,3% but remains behind Olympus and Canon. Yes…Canon! Canon has nearly no lenses in their EOS-M range and still manages to be ahead of Sony. Go figure out why… Also the fixed lens camera ranking has one surprise. […]

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Seems like all older german brand names are being revived to cash in on Kickstarter :) Of course, if this is a good lens we all are happy about this! We now got the new Schacht Travegon 50mm f/2.5 E-mount lens on Kickstarter: The Travegon 50mm f: 2.5 is the fascinating combination of a close […]

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On Weibo Sigma confirmed they will launch many new products at the CP+ show (starts March 1 but product announcements are in late February). And they also spilled the beans on what’s coming. A follower asked Sigma if there will be a new 35mm FE at Cp+ and Sigma’s official answer is “not only this […]

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Meika just announced their new MK-A9 Pro Battery Grip for the Sony A9 and A7rIII. You can preorder it now at Amazon US, Amazon CA, Amazon DE, Amazon UK. It will ship starting from January 31. Click further to see the full presentation page:

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We havent’ seen many 24-150mm FE lens review so far. This one got just posted by Photographyblog: Despite only being a “G” designated lens, rather than a more expensive “GM”, the new Sony FE 24-105 f/4 G OSS is certainly one sharp optic, both through the focal and aperture range. Compared to the Sony FE […]

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These are the hottest Sony and Sigma Black Friday deals so far plus some new deals we got today: $200 off on the Sony A6500 at BestBuy, Buydig, BHphoto, Amazon, Adorama and Focuscamera. $100 off on the Sigma MC-11 E-mount adapter at Amazon, Adorama and BHphoto. $50 off on the Sony 85mm f/1.8 FE at […]

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These European Sony deals run today only: 1) Big savings on Sony RX cameras at Amazon Germany. All Eu readers can buy from there. 2) Big Savings on Sony E-mount lenses at Amazon Germany. The list includes the Zeiss 55mm FE €674, 50mm FE for €222, 70-300mm FE for €1140, Zeiss 16-3mm FE for €1060. […]

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Albert Dros shared his “First Day” findings with the new Sony A7RIII: The camera feels good, lot of faster than its predecessor. Sound of the shutter is different. Sounds a bit ‘smoother’, like there is less vibration going on. The resolution of the viewfinder and the screen are better. This is really noticeable if you’re […]

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The Sony Black Friday are here! Check out the links below. Special rebates mentions: – A7 for $798 (with kit lens for $998) at Buydig, BHphoto, Amazon, Adorama. Never has been a new Full Frame camera so cheap to buy! – And one of my favorite lenses got a $50 rebate: Sony FE 85mm f/1.8 […]

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Sony 24-105mm at Amazon, Bhphoto, Adorama, BuyDig, FocusCamera, Amazon DE, Calumet DE, Wex UK. Marc Alhadeff posted the detailed review of the new 24-105mm lens. I did actually preorder this lens before to read any review and I was worried that once first reviewes would be released I might would be disappointed. But luckely this […]

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Til November 16 you can preorder the new Luminar 2018 for Mac and Windows at for a reduced price and with some free extras. Reminder: Amazon announced that the Black Friday deals will start on November 17 and go on for 10 days. The Black Friday pages are already up and running here and […]

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I don’t think Sony will announce any new camera before the year ends. But we know that the next camera to be announced might be the one registered with the code “WW541200”. Nokishita lists this code among the fixxed lens RX and compact cameras. I guess that’s a camera that could be announced within Q1 2018.

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For unknown reasons you save over 125 Euro on the new 24-105mm FE lens sold by Amazon Germany (Click here). All European can buy it from there. This is by far the lowest price and I don’t think it’s a mistaken price. And even if it would I have seen that in the past Amazon […]

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Dpreview posted the very first test of the new Sony A7rIII “It’s like a veil has been lifted off your scene: something landscape photographers will simply love. All details are clearer, crisper, and there is no hint of moiré anywhere.” I checked their studio comparison tool and I am seriously impressed. Which makes it even […]

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This is the very first A7rIII unboxing video: Jason Lanier also made this A7rIII buffer test: Sony A7R III – Hands-On First Look and Sample Photos: Preorders: Sony A7rIII at Amazon, Bhphoto, Adorama, BuyDig, FocusCamera, Calumet DE, Wex UK. Sony Netherland. Sony Australia. Sony Japan. Sony 24-105mm at Amazon, Bhphoto, Adorama, BuyDig, FocusCamera, Amazon […]

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Not only the manual but also the 650 pages long Help Guide is available for download. Once you are read it all you will get an engineering degree for free :) Preorders: Sony A7rIII at Amazon, Bhphoto, Adorama, BuyDig, FocusCamera, Calumet DE, Wex UK. Sony Netherland. Sony Australia. Sony Japan. Sony 24-105mm at Amazon, […]

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Today Panasonic announced its first “sports camera” named G9. I read the reviews and many are referring to this camera as a sort of Sony A9 competitor on a budget. They base these claims on a few similarities: G9 has electronic shutter mode to shoot 20fps in continuous autofocus. No EVF blackout just like the […]

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Sony today announced the expansion of its Imaging Pro Support Programme which now covers seven European countries, responding to the increasing number of professional photographers, who are switching to Sony. From January 2018, professional photographers from Denmark, Sweden, Finland and Norway will be able to apply for membership to make use of the Pro Support […]

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Tomorrow at 12m NYC time preorders will be open on the new Sigma 16mm f/1.4 ASP-C E-mount lens. The Japanese site Nokishita said the price will be 50,000 YEN. This means the lens should cost about $400. The lens shipment start is scheduled for November 22.

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You get it for $79 instead of $129 at BHphoto. And we also got new deals on the A6000 dual lens kit (Click here) and A6300 dual lens kit (Click here) at BuyDig. With both you get a 128GB card and coral Paint for free. Preorders: Sony A7rIII at Amazon, Bhphoto, Adorama, BuyDig, FocusCamera, Calumet […]

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