Good Morning folks!At 10am Sony will have a 1 hour press conference at Photokina to announce…NOTHING. I hope that I will proven wrong and they might take out a rabbit from their magic hut!
We got an update on the new Sony E-mount Lens announcement. Today and Tomorrow Sony will have a E-mount lens hands-on meeting with journalist (see bealpha event on Instagram). But the official Lens announcement should be a bit later on Thursday September 20. This means journalists will have two days time to play with the new gear. This is a bit unexpected for Sony as they usually announce the lenses first and the hand-on reviews follow right after that.
We now got the full Zeiss 40mm f/2.0 CF Batis specs. The lens will be announced on Sept 27 as we told you mnay times in the past:
Sigma 135mm f/1.8 for $1,399 at BHphoto, FocusCamera, Amazon and Adorama.Marc Alhadeff tested the new Sigma 135mm f/1.8 FE lens:
European readers can preorder the new 24mm f/1.4 GM lens at Calumet Germany and WexUK. USA preorders will open soon at Bhphoto, Amazon, FocusCamera and Adorama.
Well folks, it’s not Canon nor Nikon, but it’s Panasonic that really went all-in with the features of their new S1R and S1 Full Frame L-mount camera. L-rumors.com shared these images and specs and Panasonic did everything right:
If you believe what’s reported on Korean forums like Clien.net and SLRclub things will start to get very interesting soon. Samsung is rumored to have partnered with Fuji and Ricoh-Pentax to deliver them new APS-C and FF sensors. These sensors would support H. 265 codec and cost 30% less than what you have to pay for equivalent Sony sensors.
You can finally preorder the new Sony 24mm f/1.4 GM at Bhphoto. Adorama. Amazon USA. BuyDig. FocusCamera. Calumet Germany. WexUK. P.S.: The Sony A7III is now in Stock at Adorama (Click here).