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How Small is the Hasselblad X1D?

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Hasselblad X1D Compact Mirrorless Medium Format Camera vs Sony A6300
How small is the new Hasselblad X1D? Here it is next to the Sony a6300 with the Sony 50mm f/1.8 lens (75mm EFOV). The X1D has the XCD 45mm f/3.5 lens attached (35mm EFOV). The X1D sensor is 33 x 44 mm compared to the 15.6 x 23.5 mm sensor on the a6300's - 4X the sensor area.


Hasselblad X1D with XCD 45mm f/3.5 Lens vs Sony A6300 with 50mm f/1.8
(Hasselblad 500 in the back)
The new Hasselblad X1D is a mirrorless medium format camera. It uses the Sony 50 mp sensor from the Hasselblad H6D-50c shoehorned into a compact body with an electronic viewfinder. It is 2.5X less expensive than the H6D-50c - the X1D body will retail at $9000.


Hasselblad X1D Interview from Three Blind Men and An Elephant Productions
Hasselblad X1D with XCD 45mm f/3.5 Lens vs Sony A6300 with 50mm f/1.8


Faces with Sony A6000 by Craig Martin

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ISO: 100 Aperture: f/2.2 Shutter speed: 1/3200
Here are some images created with the sony a6000 and the 50mm f/1.8 OSS lens by Craig Martin.

ISO: 100 Aperture: f/2.2 Shutter speed: 1/500

$400 Off Sony A6000 Camera and 50mm 55-210mm Lenses

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Final Checkout Screen for Promotional Code Entry


Here's how to save $100 off the Sony A6000 Camera, $100 off the Sony 50mm f/1.8 OSS lens, and $200 off the Sony 55-210mm OSS Telephoto Zoom Lens. This will cover 24mm to 315mm for around $1000. Try to a find an APS-C DSLR that can match this deal.

Add the Sony A6000 to your Amazon shopping cart. Make sure it is sold by Amazon.Add the Sony 50mm f/1.8 OSS Lens to your cart.  Make sure it is sold by Amazon.Add the Sony 55-210mm OSS Telephoto Zoom Lens to your cart.  Make sure it is sold by Amazon.Go to check out, enter address, select shipping method, enter payment method, etc.At the Final Checkout screen, you should see the A6000, SEL50F18, and SEL55210 lens as shown below.At the Final Checkout screen, use Promotional Code NGWGUS3ZKG.  $100 off for the A6000, $100 off for the SEL50F18 Lens, and $200 off for the SEL55210 Tele-Zoom Lens will be shown.  See image above.Click place your order.Now you have 24mm to 315mm for around $1000.



NEX Cameras and Lenses Firmware Update February 2013

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Sony has released seven firmware updates for Sony NEX cameras and lenses. Here is a quick summary of the changes.

Sony NEX-7 Camera Firmware v1.02
Support for 16-50mm Power Zoom lens, image compensation and mechanical retractionAdds auto-exposure bracketing ranges of 1.0EV, 2.0EV, and 3.0EVImproves indication for using the "Flexible Spot" settingImproves image quality when using a wide angle lensImproves response for showing auto review imagesAdds the capability to enable or disable the MOVIE button
Sony NEX-6 Camera Firmware v1.01
Support for hybrid af compliant lenses: SEL1018, SEL35F18, SELP18200, SEL30M35, SEL50F18, SEL18200LE
Sony NEX-5R Camera Firmware v1.01
Support for hybrid af compliant lenses: SEL1018, SEL35F18, SELP18200, SEL30M35, SEL50F18, SEL18200LE
Sony NEX-5N Camera Firmware v1.02
Support for 16-50mm Power Zoom lens, image compensation and mechanical retractionUpdates the RAW data format version. After installing this update, distortion correction of RAW data…

Sony NEX-7 Video Tips from Luminous Landscape

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Sony NEX-7 with 50mm f/1.8 OSS Lens

Luminous Landscape posted their review of the NEX-7's video capabilities. They have an overall favorable review of the NEX-7. The article is very informative - read it.

Here is what they say about the NEX-7 as a video camera.
The Sony NEX-7 is a decent camera for shooting video. Like all DSLRs and CSCs it has its limitations, but it's not as bad as some. The scaling that Sony uses to go from 24MP down to about 2MP for video does produce some artifacts, but in many ways is better than the line skipping that Canon uses.
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The reality is that in its price range it's an excellent choice. There are the usual video DSLR problems of moire, aliasing and rolling shutter, but no worse than many, and better than some. Indeed the highly regarded Canon 5D MKII's video quality is, in my opinion, worse than that from the NEX-7 in many respects.
Here's a summary of tips we learned from Luminous Landscape NEX-7 the Video Camera Review: Set the NEX t…

Sony NEX-7 Review by What Digital Camera

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What Digital Camera reviews the NEX-7. They did not like that the wheel rotates. They also did not like the autofocus system of most compact cameras. The NEX-7 did win favors because of it's excellent electronic viewfinder and the 24 megapixel image filled with details.

Sony NEX-7 Features from What Digital Camera

Sony NEX-7 with 50mm f/1.8 OSS Lens

Thanks What Digital Camera!

Sony NEX-7 Menu and Control Overview Video

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Sony NEX-7 Menus and Controls

Here's a video posted by stevehuff1969 showcasing the menus and controls of the Sony Alpha NEX-7 camera. The NEX-7 is shown with the 50mm f/1.8 OSS E-mount lens.

Sony NEX-7 with 50mm f/1.8 OSS Lens

Sony NEX-7 Specs and Images - Official

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Sony NEX-7 with Built In Flash

Here are the official images from Sony of the new Alpha NEX-7 camera. Quick specs:
24.3 megapixel CMOS sensor.
0.02 sec Shutter Lag.XGA OLED TruFinder - 2359296 dot electronic viewfinder 100% frame coverage.Sony Alpha Hotshoe for use with Alpha Flash Accessories.Magnesium Alloy Body weighs in at 291 grams or 0.64 lb.Available in December 2011.NEX-7 Body Only $1199.NEX-7 with 18-55mm OSS Lens $1349.


We will update the post with the full specs later on today.

Sony NEX-7 with 18-55mm OSS Lens

Sony NEX-7 Rear LCD


Sony NEX-7 Tiltable Rear LCD

Sony NEX-7 Top Showing Two Control Dials and Alpha Hot Shoe


Sony NEX-7 with 55-210mm OSS Zoom Lens

Sony NEX-7 with 50mm f/1.8 OSS Lens

Sony NEX-7 with LA-EA2 Phase Detect AF Lens Adapter

Sony NEX-7 Available Lenses and AccessoriesThe official press release:

Sony introduces the NEX-7: all-in-one compact interchangeable lens camera with 24.3 megapixel resolution 2…