Sony NEX7, A77, A65, NEX5N and VG20 video camera to launch August 24th

The Sony NEX7 and A77

SonyAlphaRumors have had a huge Sony horde of leaks including the first images of the production Sony NEX7, a camera likely to blow the GH2 and Fuji X100 into the dust. It launches alongside a new video optimised Zeiss 24mm F1.8.

With 1080/60p at 28Mbit, the NEX7 is  pro mirrorless camera with 24 megapixel sensor and metal body. It maintains the small size of the NEX5 but with more manual control, a hotshoe, built in OLED viewfinder and beefier grip.

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Why Thom Hogan and Barry Green are wrong about DSLR video


Above: do new dedicated video cameras like the Sony VG10 mark the end of the DSLR video revolution?

Thom Hogan is a great photographer who writes regularly on his blog at ByThom.com – a lot of what he writes, I agree with. However he has a regular stance on video in DSLR cameras – Thom doesn’t want DSLR video hybrids to spoil stills cameras. He says that video on DSLRs is for casual shooting and just a passing craze.

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