Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Sony NEX Black Friday Deal at Best Buy

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Dell $250 Off NEX-5



Addendum 2: Dell has the Sony NEX-5 with 18-55mm OSS lens for $399. Add the camera to your cart. Check out and apply coupon code J22D9F4R?22PDC to get $250 off. It seems that more than 1 can be ordered at the discounted price.

Addendum 1: Sony Style is also having Black Friday / Cyber Monday deals for NEX cameras. The NEX-5 is $499 and the NEX-3 is $399. Click on the "Cameras and Camcorders" tab when you get to the page.

Here was the only Black Friday deal we found for the Sony NEX system. The NEX-5 is on sale for $499 at Best Buy. This is a $150 discount on the standard NEX-5 price of $649. Get there early if you want one.

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We are staying home and not waiting on lines and will do our black friday shopping at Amazon.

Good luck shoppers!

Sony NEX Camcorder Manuals PDF Download

Here are the owner's, instruction, or operator's manual for the Sony NEX-VG10, NEX-VG20, and NEX-FS100 Handycam Camcorders. The user guides below should be read by owners and perspective owners.


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Sony NEX-VG20 Handycam Camcorder




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Sony NEX-FS100 Super 35 Digital Motion Camcorder



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Sony NEX-VG10 Handycam Camcorder




We are using Dropbox to host the NEX manuals for free. Click here for an invite.

Friday, November 18, 2011

Replace Sony NEX LCD Protector



eviltig shows us how easy it is to change the LCD protector of an NEX camera. The standard plastic protector peels off, although the "booger is on there." Clean any residue and stick on the glass lcd protector. Below are the before and after pictures of this modification.

Sony NEX with Standard LCD Protector


NEX with Aftermarket Glass LCD Protector



Thanks eviltig!

Thursday, November 17, 2011

NEX-7 and NEX System Presentation at B&H Photo



Grab the popcorn and sit back and enjoy 108 minutes of information on the NEX system presented by Sony at B&H photo in NYC.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Underwater NEX-5 Photos by Scott Evans using a Nauticam Housing



Here are some great photos by Scott Evans using the NEX-5. He has taken his NEX-5 to the waters of the Red Sea and Gibraltar protected by the Nauticam NA-NEX5 underwater housing.



Here is a video of the Nauticam NA-NEX5 housing in action.

Sony NEX-5 with Nauticam Underwater Housing Video



Don't worry NEX-5N users, there is an NA-NEX5N underwater housing.

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Nauticam Housing for the NEX-5N



Check out more of Scott Evans' NEX-5 photos at scottevansphotography.co.uk.

More info about the underwater housing at Nauticam USA.

Thanks Steve!

Friday, November 11, 2011

NEX-5N Tokyo Time Lapse By Okometubu



Here is a time lapse video by Okometubu made with the Sony NEX-5N and the Switch Science intervalometer that we posted about last July.

Here is the list of Nikon lenses used on the NEX via a lens adapter:
  • Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8
  • Nikkor 20mm f/2.8s
  • AF Nikkor 50mm F1.8D
  • AF-S Nikkor 35mm f/1.8G
  • Nikkor 28mm f/3.5


Nice work Okometubu!

Apple Camera Raw Update 3.9 Adds NEX-5N

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NEX-5N RAW Files Now Compatible with iPhoto '11 and Aperture 3




Apple's iPhoto 'll and Aperture 3 Photo Suites now recognizes Sony Alpha NEX-5N, SLT-A65, and SLT-A77 RAW files.

You will need OS X 10.6.8 Snow Leopard or 10.7.2 Lion in order to apple the update. Check it out at apple.com.