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PostPosted: Mon Jun 29, 2009 5:17 pm 
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How many cameras are Sony putting out this year? The A5xx seem pretty likely too.

I still find a cheaper FF than A900 to be hard to believe. What is there to cut from it for a lower model??? If nothing else Sony has surprised us on more than one occasion so I wont rule anything out...

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 29, 2009 5:21 pm 
I'll be expecting cows to be flying outside my window if Sony does release another FF this year.


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PostPosted: Mon Jun 29, 2009 5:55 pm 
They could surprise everybody by releasing the successor to the A700 as a FF camera. That'll make them stand out from Canikon and really pile on the pressure on the big two.


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PostPosted: Mon Jun 29, 2009 5:57 pm 
It could, but I'll still expect nothing less than flying cows.


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Sony is upping its game, its nice to know that rumors are everywhere, though based on nothing solid, we as users are left out with nothing but speculation, all we're hearing are body's, but i'd wish that they'd focus too on their LENS lineup, the alpha mount is fairly limited. id wish they'd develop more on this too.


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 28, 2009 5:02 pm 
This is the first time I've heard someone complain about Sony's lens limitations. What leads you to that conclusion? There are a whole generation of Minolta lenses to choose from, more than Canon or Nikon has to offer.


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Maybe so in Canada and in the states, but not everywhere. As far I know Minolta wasn't very well known in Finland, although Sony is 3rd biggest brand now, in dslrs.

For really longtime there really wasn't anything alse than Canon and Nikon, because we are such a small market area. So I'd like to see new Sony branded lenses as uch as possible.

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I visited a camera store in Helsinki (in Kamppi) and they sold Canikon stuff only (including a 500mm f/4). Well, there were a couple of LowePro bags, but no other camera brand...

To get back on topic: there will be new lenses, but maybe not the ones we're all looking for. I've been waiting for the rumoured Zeiss 24mm f/1.4, but haven't heard much about that yet. Well, couldn't afford it anyway, not anytime soon... :)

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Bjorn van Sinttruije wrote:
I visited a camera store in Helsinki (in Kamppi) and they sold Canikon stuff only (including a 500mm f/4). Well, there were a couple of LowePro bags, but no other camera brand...
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That kinda maid my point :wink:

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That store doesn't exist anymore, atleast not that place. They have moved couple blocks away and nowadays they sell sony too.


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[offtopic]I saw they'd moved on kamppi.fi. I believe it's a jewelry store now?[/offtopic]
There's a similar thing in Holland. Not far from my house, there's a huge camera store with lots of products. Sony's got about 1.5m², Canon's got 5, Nikon's got 10m². Quite unfair...

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 28, 2009 7:48 pm 
24mm F1.4 zeiss.. doesn't sound so usefull to me..


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It does to me, very usefull actually.

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On ff then?


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Of course on full frame. It isn't as great a lens on APS-C, but on full frame, it will be fantastic.

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 29, 2009 1:40 pm 
What about a 16-18MPix FF A850. That makes sense to me, and it would be a fair 'downgrade' from the A900.


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