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Louis Vuitton America’s Cup New York

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One World Trade Center with America's Cup AC45 Catamarans.

America's Cup racing returned to New York City after a 96 year absence. The Cup is currently in the hands of the USA, Team Oracle. There are six teams in the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series which include Artemis Racing, Emirates Team New Zealand, Groupama Team France, Land Rover BAR, ORACLE TEAM USA, and SoftBank Team Japan.


Emirates Team New Zealand with the Empire State and Chrysler Buildings.
America's Cup AC45 Catamarans Anchored in Jersey City.
Lower Manhattan behind the America's Cup Catamarans.
Brooklyn behind Land Rover BAR Team Great Britain and Artemis Racing Team Sweden Catamarans.
Land Rover BAR Great Britain, Groupama Team France, and Emirates Team New Zealand.
Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty.
Team Emirates Flying Hull.
Team Groupama Flying Hull.
Oracla Team USA Double Flying Hull.
Manhattan and America's Cup.
The photos show here were taken with the NEX-7 with the Minolta 24mm f/2.8 MD…

Deal: Sony a6000 + 18-55mm + 55-210mm for $650

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Save $500 from MSRP on the a6000 twin lens bundle from costco. The bundle is also $150 less than from Amazon, although the lens in the costco bundle is the 18-55mm instead of the 16-50mm in the Amazon bundle. Both lenses are about equal in performance.

Sony A7r and NEX APS-C Lenses

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Carl Zeiss 32mm Touit Lens on Sony A7r
Here are a bevy of autofocus lenses made for the Sony NEX system mounted on the new Sony A7r. The red boxes show a 1:1 or square aspect ratio and a 16:9 aspect ratio. The lenses have rear baffles which were not removed. Most of the prime lenses can provide a square image with a little bit of vignetting. 16:9 images show heavy vignetting, maybe we can extract a 2.35:1 Cinemascope / Panavision image with the A7r's 36 megapixels to play with.

Carl Zeiss 12mm Touit Lens on Sony A7r
Sony 16mm Pancake with Ultra Wide Adapter on Sony A7r
Sony 16mm Pancake Lens on Sony A7r
Sigma 19mm Lens on Sony A7r
Sigma 30mm Lens on Sony A7r
Sony 55-210mm OSS Lens @55mm on Sony A7r
Sony 55-210mm OSS Lens @98mmLens on Sony A7r
Sony 55-210mm OSS Lens @210mm Lens on Sony A7r

NEX-5N Wildlife Shots by zackiedawg

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NEX-5N autofocus in action to capture these ducks in flight.
Sony NEX-5N with 55-210mm OSS and DH1758 1.7x Conversion Lens
Here are some excellent photos produced by the NEX-5N and the 55-210mm OSS lens with a 1.7x Tele Conversion lens attached taken by zackiedawg. He uses the NEX-5N in A or S mode with Auto ISO. He makes sure that the shutter speed is fast enough to eliminate any camera movement. Autofocus is set to AF-S. He is producing excellent results with such a portable setup.

Here is zackiedawg's description of the VCL-DH1758 1.7x Tele Conversion Lens:
For those unfamiliar, these tele-extenders screw on to the filter threads on the end of the lens, and optically magnify the lens without light loss - so the effective range of the 55-210mm lens with the 1.7x extender onboard goes from 210mm max to 357mm max. This is a very useful range on the NEX body, given the 1.5x crop which allows for over 500mm effective range, and the fact that it loses no additional light means a sl…

Download Sony NEX-6 User Manual in PDF

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Sony NEX-6 Parts Diagram
Here is the preliminary Sony NEX-6 user manual courtesy of the FCC filing. The NEX-6 has WiFi and had to go through FCC approval. The NEX-6 uses the NEX-5R's sensor, and the EVF of the NEX-7. It introduces hybrid autofocus (phase detect and contrast detect), the new mode dial, and multi-interface hot shoe to the NEX system. The camera also includes the ability to use PlayMemories apps which takes advantage of the WiFi interconnectability.

The NEX-6 Kit comes with the new 16-50mm Power Zoom lens - retractable and compact.

Sony NEX-6 Shooting Mode Functions
Click here to download the unofficial NEX-6 manual in pdf. This is subject to change without notice.

Sony NEX-6 with 10-18mm wide angle zoom lens
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NEX-5N Twin Lens Bundle Discount

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NEX-5N with 18-55mm and 55-210mm Lens

This is the new Sony NEX-5N Twin Lens bundle which includes the 18-55mm and 55-210mm lens. This kit covers an EFOV of 27mm to 315mm - no problems for most shooting situations. Both lenses also offer Optical Steady Shot (OSS). A 16 gb sdhc class 10 memory card is also included. The bundle is offered at $950, $100 less if purchased separately.

Amazon has a similar bundle at $999, but with a 32gb memory card instead and additional accessories.

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…