Daily Photography Gear News & Reviews Roundup – Nov. 20

Sony announced the A7II, a revamped A7 with 5-axis in-body stabilization, faster AF and a somewhat different grip and layout. So far, only availability seems to be in Japan as of December 5.

Capture One released version 8.0.2 with support for a bunch of new lenses and cameras. It’s a free upload for owners of Capture One 8.

Adobe rolled out Lightroom 5.7 with RAW support for several new cameras, including the Canon 7D Mark II and the Nikon D750.

Photozone tested two lenses, the Olympus M.Zuiko 25mm f/1.8, which scores pretty high, and the Olympus M.Zuiko 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 ED EZ, which doesn’t do so well.


With the Thanksgiving holiday coming up in the US, retailers and rental companies are starting to offer a bunch of deals.

B&H will update its savings on a weekly basis. Currently, there are deals to be had on the Nikon D610, the Canon 60D and tons of other goodies. (affiliate link)

Borrow Lenses offers a 15% discount on all orders shipping before December 3 if you use the code BLFRIDAY14.

LensProToGo gives you a 25% discount on 7-day orders delivered on November 24. Use the code GIVING. You get 10% off if you want your gear for a shorter time and use code SHARING.

LensRentals offers 10% off any rental until the end of the year, if you use code FALL2014.


Apologies for the hiatus. Sometimes life catches up. 



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