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A77 Stock Returning – But Kit Easier To Get Than Body Only

Sony seem to have production fully working now and the A77 is reappearing in retailers. But unlike late last year, the kit with the 16-50mm f2.8 lens is now easier to find than the body-only. Probably Sony concentrated on getting … Continue reading

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A77 Selling For A Premium?

The shortage of available A77s caused by the flooding in Thailand earlier in the year means that used A77s are appearing at prices above the recommended retail, and it looks as if some of them are selling too. Amazon has … Continue reading

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Sony 16-50mm f2.8 Lens Test – By A Videographer

Vancouver-based videographer Shawn Lam tested the Sony 16-50mm f2.8 SSM. And his conclusion? “Buy-it! Every shooter needs a great wide-zoom and this one fits the criteria. “ That might not be so easy: The 16-50 can be ordered from Amazon … Continue reading

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Sony 16-50mm f2.8 Lens Reviews

Although the kit lens is an inportant part of the package for many A77 buyers, I haven’t seen many reviews of the lens alone yet. These are the ones I’ve found: Photoreview (Australia) have the most in-depth test. They found … Continue reading

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A77 First Impressions

I’ve not taken my A77 outside yet, but here’s some first impression from handling it: The lens build quality seems really good. It’s a chunky lens, quite heavy too, and the zoom and focus rings have a reassuring feel. The … Continue reading

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Two New A77 Reviews

Proper and full reviews of the A77 – as opposed to previews – are starting to be posted. Pocket lint have this to say: …there’s little not to like about Sony’s latest. It’s an SLT that could genuinely strangle the … Continue reading

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A77 Unboxing

My A77 arrived yesterday. Here’s the unboxing: I hope to get out this weekend to shoot some autumn leaves – weather forecast looks good.

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Some New A77 Videos

A77 owner Liam has added another couple of videos. First, unboxing the vertical grip: and a video sample: and Videoacademy.ch have an interesting feature on using the A77 for video: (German with English subtitles)

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A77 Kits Start To Arrive In The UK

Some stores in the UK now have stocks of the A77 with 16-50 lens kit and are starting to ship them out. One lucky person has even got his. You can see how excited he is by the shaky camera … Continue reading

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Sony A77 – New King of the APS-C DSLRs?

Pop Photo reviewed the A77 and reckons it’s the new ‘King of the APS-C DSLRs’ i.e. the best SLR-style camera below full-frame alternatives. That’s a pretty big claim. Here’s part of their conclusion: “Sony has, once again, radically changed the … Continue reading

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