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  • Sony Alpha 100-900 • Re: Future of A mount October 23, 2016
    There was never any doubt about Sony's plans for the A mount.They have released a new A mount camera each year since 2006. The 4 year time period between A99 and A99II is what scared many people into thinking that Sony had abandoned that mount. That and the rapid success of full frame E mount […]
  • Sony Alpha 100-900 • Future of A mount October 23, 2016
    Of course I have no special knowledge or insight into what Sony is thinking and I don't make predictions about these things since I most certainly don't know, but it seems to me that there is a good likelihood that Sony will keep the A mount alive for a long time.How many A mount lenses […]
  • Digital non-SLR • Re: Sony/Panasonic in Japan October 23, 2016
    While I was in Yodobashi a few days ago I looked again at the Olympus PEN-F. I like it, but it just costs more than I am willing to pay. I wrote before about it:Well, there is one thing I have been sort of hankering for off and on for the last few months. I […]
  • Give it Your Best Shot • Couple of days after Hunter Full Moon October 23, 2016
    Taken couple of days after Hunter Moon. Handheld, on A77M2, with 70-400G lens.This is a 39 image stack using Zerene Stacker.Statistics: Posted by sury — Sun Oct 23, 2016 2:13 am
  • DSLR system • Re: KM Maxxum/Dynax/Alpha 7D jpegs October 22, 2016
    I intend to keep the X10 I like the camera and have been happy with it. Wouldn't have paid the £500 initial asking price but I got a pretty good deal on it and for the outlay it punches out nice images and I like the tonality. Jpegs are good you can get a bit […]

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Hood-cap for NEX with 16mm


At photokina 2012, the Taiwanese company Hoocap (www.hoocap.com) showed a neat device for many different lenses and cameras, still in development for a wider range. It’s a combined lens-hood and lens-cap, which can be pushed or pulled to seal off or use your lens. They have models for lenses such as the Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8 . . . → Read More: Hood-cap for NEX with 16mm

New HVL-F43AM Alpha flash with rotating design


Sony has announced a new HVL-F43AM flashgun using the same type of rotating body design found in the top of the line HVL-F58AM, to replace the existing HVL-F42AM with its traditional bounce design. At the same time, some more Alpha system accessories have been rolled out.

HVL-F43AM ‘rotator’ flash

With a powerful output of . . . → Read More: New HVL-F43AM Alpha flash with rotating design

New accessories for Sony Alpha range

A long-demanded 1.15X eyepiece magnifier – compatible with all APS-C format Sony Alpha DSLRs – is just one of a rollout of new minor accessories for the system. The Magnifying Eyepiece FDA-ME1AM is designed to fit the A700, A380, A330, A230, A350, A300 and A200 and should also be fully compatible with A100, Konica Minolta . . . → Read More: New accessories for Sony Alpha range