Deal: Sony A7S for $1799

Sony A7S

ebay (via GetItDigital) has the Sony A7S for $1,799 (reg. $2498) in limited quantity. Check it out while it lasts here on ebay.

Note: This is labeled as a gray market item and, therefore, won’t include a US warranty card. At the time of this post, ebay seller GetItDigital has a positive feedback rating of 99.7% and offers its own 1-year warranty with the camera.

 

Reminder: Sony’s A7S is Incredible in Low Light

We’ve seen many examples of the Sony A7S and just how good it is in low light. Well, here’s another that proves it is the low light king for affordable full frame cameras.

In this short preview video, Tony Northrup walks us through the high ISO settings of the Sony A7S, Sony A7 II and Nikon D810. The Sony A7S’ reach up to ISO 409,600 puts it just head and shoulders above the low light capabilities of the Nikon D810 and the A7 II.

Sony A7S

Whether its the right overall camera for you, however, requires examining what you need out of the camera day to day. For low light shooting though, the Sony A7S remains in a league of its own.

How to Set Up the Sony A7S for Video

Want learn all the ins and outs for shooting video with the Sony A7S? In the above video, Philip Bloom walks through his A7S settings during a workshop at B&H Photo. The video clocks in at 41 minutes but there is a lot to cover in this powerful new shooter. So, if you are new to the A7S, it is a great watch.

10 Reasons Why a Professional Photographer Left Nikon and Started Shooting with Sony

Check out this video from professional photographer Jason Lanier as he breaks down the 10 reasons why he stopped shooting Nikon DSLRs and mored to Sony mirrorless cameras. Jason says that he “has shot with Nikon his entire life and professional career. He switched to Sony in July 2014 (not due to a sponsorship) and hasn’t looked back since.”

Sony is obviously gaining ground on Canon and Nikon, and the Sony A7 series has made huge strides for the mirrorless camera market. What do you DSLR shooters think about Jason’s claims? Are you considering a switch to mirrorless, Sony or otherwise?