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Sony a3000
« on: September 02, 2013, 11:32:41 AM »
http://store.sony.com/p/ILCE-3000K/B/en/p/ILCE3000K/B an interesting camera but using the E mount.

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Re: Sony a3000
« Reply #1 on: September 02, 2013, 11:48:06 AM »
I think this is a very clever move from Sony, I would imagine that we will see an A5000 and A7000 in the works soon enough too.
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Re: Sony a3000
« Reply #2 on: September 02, 2013, 03:07:39 PM »
E-mount, but not a NEX.  Soon we are going to have to give up the need to give these cameras labels.  The only important tech differentiation I see at the moment is interchangeable lens or not. - Terry

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Re: Sony a3000
« Reply #3 on: September 02, 2013, 09:50:50 PM »
I think this is a very clever move from Sony, I would imagine that we will see an A5000 and A7000 in the works soon enough too.

you could be right there Dave............

maybe they could bring out a body similar in style to the 7d (with the twin dials etc) and have it at around 20-24 megapixels with a 3 way tilting screen and weather sealing.............
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Re: Sony a3000
« Reply #4 on: September 02, 2013, 10:25:41 PM »
I just thing this is well placed. The point and shoot market is slowing with the introduction of similar quality and in some cases better quality cameras being in mobile phones and there not being much out there for people who want a little extra.
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Re: Sony a3000
« Reply #5 on: December 29, 2013, 07:53:50 PM »
I bought an a3000 today, whilst it does not have a good eye level viewfinder or folding screen the actual results from it appear good. so as a backup it seems to do the job. I paid £250 at Devon Cameras for it .. it is a lot of camera for the money.

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Re: Sony a3000
« Reply #6 on: December 29, 2013, 09:04:06 PM »
E-mount, but not a NEX.  Soon we are going to have to give up the need to give these cameras labels.  The only important tech differentiation I see at the moment is interchangeable lens or not. - Terry
The shop did say that in effect it was a NEX of sorts. What attracted me to it is the range of adapters available for the E mount.

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Re: Sony a3000
« Reply #7 on: January 05, 2014, 11:45:25 AM »
I am more and more impressed by this little camera. I did some portrait shots of a friend with just the camera and kit lens, she is very pleased. I have also done a few hand held night shots, again I am amazed at what this camera can do, even on hand held shots with 1;4 second timings. All this for a penny less than £250!

The only question I have now is a search for a cheap(ish) flash that will work on this camera (it has what looks like yee olde type flash mount. Any ideas?