According to recently rumors on SAR, Sony is rumored to announce a new 16mm f/1.4 APS-C E-mount lens in next few weeks. This lens is designed for Sony APS-C E-mount mirrorless cameras.
The long awaited Venus Optics’s Laowa 15mm f/2 FE Zero-D lens for Sony E-mount is now officially announced, currently available for pre-order at venuslens.net, you can also check pre-order links at Amazon/B&H Photo. First shipping date will be at the end of August to early September. The US price for this lens is $849.00. Laowa 15mm f/2 FE lens is the fastest wide angle lens for Sony E-mount yet.
Sony Alpha a5100 is Sony’s latest entry level APS-C mirrorless camera. It has Ultra-fast auto focus with 179 AF points and 6fps, a 24MP APS-C sensor. Sony a5100 is easy to use, can shooting stunning quality images. a5100 is a great introduction to interchangeable lens cameras. Despite its diminutive size, the new A5100 still manages to retain its predecessor’s built-in flash and 180-degree tilting LCD screen, while the built-in wi-fi and NFC connectivity make it straight-forward to share your photos and remotely control the A5100 itself. The scarcity of of external controls, a viewfinder, multi interface shoe for attaching a more powerful flash and a rotating LCD screen may push enthusiasts towards the a6000, but the new Sony A5100 is a simple to use yet powerful interchangeable lens camera that outperforms all of its main rivals.
The 2017 EISA photography awards now released, there are several Sony gears won this EISA awards. See below:
The Solar Eclipse will take place on August 21, 2017 is going to have a totality (full magnitude) stripe across the nation from the southeast corner to the northwest corner. Sony Alpha Universe recently has posted a article about how to photography a solar eclipse use Sony gears. B&H Photo Video has a page to shop all related Solar Eclipse gears.
Sony USA just starts a new trade-in event for Sony Alpha a9 and Sony a7 series mirrorless cameras. You can get up to $500 trade-in bonus on a9, a7R II, a7S II, a7 II at B&H Photo Video, Adorama, BuyDig. And BuyDig also offers 8% rewards on these cameras. So after both rebates, you can get a9 for $3,639, a7R II for $2,183, a7S II for $1,999.
Lensrentals has posted a article about comparison with Sony’s full frame ultra-wide zoom lenses: Sony FE 12-24mm f/4 G Lens Vs. Sony FE 16-35mm f/2.8 GM Lens Vs. Sony FE 16-35mm f/4 ZA OSS Lens. According to Lensrentals, these three lenses are all excellent wide zoom lenses that each have their strengths and uses.
The price for recently released Rokinon AF 35mm f/2.8 FE Lens dropped again. It is now another $50 price drop at B&H Photo Video. The deal price at B&H Photo now is $299, limited supply at this price. The launch price for Rokinon AF 35mm f/2.8 FE lens is $399.00, now already $100 off at B&H Photo Video.
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