those prices must be a straight nightmare to apple-ists. :)
looks like Leica's R&D has better things to do at work... :) maybe polishing their red dot on the wall?? :)
vladimir vanek: OMG, now everyone's going to produce "selfie" cameras to support that ill idea to shoot oneselves. Human vanity must have gone a long way to reach today's levels.
Darngooddesign: yeah, you got the point... [sarcasm]
Actually, someone surely did. But on a special occasion or at a special place. Not 45 selfie shots per week in a bathroom.
Alexloyola: I think the DSLR market is changing. and I think the miniaturization photo via iphone, not yet touched Canon and Nikon. I know that fuji challenge, but there are still doubts. good photo, less weight.I'm in Brazil and unfortunately we can not experience this machine. I'm curious to use the work of parliamentary advice and see if I can replace the brick 1d MK IV. Anyone know how to say the performance of the lenses Fujifilm XF 56mm F1.2 and 23mm F1.4 R?
Canon (Powershot A10) was my first digital camera and I have some sympathy with the company. I went through many P&S', entry level DSLRs up to 5D II with a portion of L-lenses. So it's not much of a happy picture to see what they showed recently. That's why I sold all of the gear and went for an Olympus E-M10 for a while. And I am rather happy with it! But what SONY did recently, deserves respect!
Canon's business aren't cameras and DSLRs. The real money goes well behind that with some 100x superzoom lenses for TV production and the like. 1 mil. a piece. Although I agree with you that they came with no major innovation during the last years, I believe they will not be out of the game anytime soon.
chj: To Sony (and all camera manufacturers)
Put a damn touchscreen on your cameras. It is by far the best way to choose a focus point. Anyone that says otherwise has simply not used one and is exalting their "skill" in getting around their camera's limitations. Technology trumps skill. You can't get faster, more reliable autofocus than my GM1 (unless you have another Panasonic). Don't tell me about workarounds. The GM1 nails focus more often.
OK, manual focus can get tighter focus on a stationary subject that's willing to wait for you to set up. But with that kind of time, ANY camera can get tight focus.
So stop listening to photo geeks that equate touchscreens with bad phone photos. On a GOOD camera, a touchscreen is an immensely powerful tool that has more impact on photos than pixel peeping details.
Feedback from DPR photo geeks is 0.005% of the market. The other 99.095% are using touchscreen phones. The camera market is shrinking, because you are listening to the wrong market.
lacix: I'm lefthanded and have never had any problem with a camera. (Just my experience.)
Well, I don't live for Facebook. :)
Anthony, it's not a selfie ;)
sony nailed it...
jojolapin: Is there any chance that Sony will release mirorless cameras with stabilization in the body? I would then consider upgrading my Alpha 55.
now we got one. ;)
Nindy5: So I can get this camera and stick an adapter and put all ef lenses on it and it will auto focus with same focal length???
Lucas, how does MF on those a7's work? Do you get magnified view immediately once you turn the focus ring on the lens? Or do you have to push a button first? I have configured my Olympus OM-D such a way that it uses AF, but if I turn the focus ring it show enlarged portion of the image in the current AF point area automatically (with selectable magnification factor). Is there something like that on Sony? Thank you.
Nindy5: And have stabilisation??? What if the ef lense stabilisation is on?
you get an error message.. :)
I have an Oly E-M10 and touch to focus works well. It's very quick and comfortable.
Oh, that 35/2 looks good. Could be a good mate for the A7II, I guess...
vladimir vanek: Hey Canon, look there are other players on the market! I just sold your 5DII and a couple of L lenses on my way to somewhere it lives...
it's a special lens for ultra long DOF :)
OMG, now everyone's going to produce "selfie" cameras to support that ill idea to shoot oneselves. Human vanity must have gone a long way to reach today's levels.
Hey Canon, look there are other players on the market! I just sold your 5DII and a couple of L lenses on my way to somewhere it lives...
They must be kidding! :D If there was at least tweaked software or tuned up color profiles or anything that the H could stand for. I have a friend, a very skillful carpenter. I'm sure he will make some "stellar" looking wooden grips out of the very finest root wood for about €50.00. That's about €1100 less than the guys above (including glue). :)
I hate the "business of today" as we're getting flooded by Chinese products through Walmarts and the like and real brands are closing their business one after the other because they just can't compete with china even if they're higher quality... Everything is focused on income, or better growth of income (if a company makes the same money as before, they consider it a loss) and quantity. There are many things that we just throw off if they break despite they could be repaired, but we already saw the ad on the newer and newest model. Cars be a good example of this consumer era.