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Sony bokeh in a box: Sony mirrorless camera

Discussion in 'Other Systems' started by hodad66, Mar 11, 2010.

  1. hodad66

    hodad66 Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Jan 27, 2010
    Indialantic, Florida
  2. Amin Sabet

    Amin Sabet Administrator

    Apr 10, 2009
    Boston, MA (USA)
    I assume that this button is going to lower the f-stop as opposed to doing software blurring, which isn't even possible to do well automatically on a full desktop with Photoshop!

    This was the most interesting figure to me:

    because it shows that the display is going to use swipe gestures to control parameters. I've been thinking about that possibility quite a bit. The iPhone has sort of re-defined my GUI expectations for small screens. I want to be able to swipe my finger horizontally across my G1 LCD and have that swipe away the live view and bring up large slidable tabs for ISO, etc. This Sony looks to be headed in that direction!
  3. vincechu

    vincechu Mu-43 Regular

    Hi guys, am I right in thinking that the GF1 can do this in its "peripheral defocus mode" and that the E-PL1 can do it too? both by lowering f-stop but in a simpler mode for people moving up to dslrs from compacts?
  4. Herman

    Herman Mu-43 All-Pro

    Feb 7, 2010
    The Netherlands
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  5. noodlehaus

    noodlehaus Mu-43 Veteran

    Feb 14, 2010
    I wet myself. Be right back, changing pants...
  6. Brian Mosley

    Brian Mosley Administrator Emeritus

    Dec 15, 2009
    Sorry to hear that Noodle... hope this helps. :rofl:

    As for the camera - next May - that's like 10 dog years in camera technology terms... :rolleyes: 


  7. Amin Sabet

    Amin Sabet Administrator

    Apr 10, 2009
    Boston, MA (USA)
    Thanks for the video. I thought that the screenshots we saw in another thread meant that it would be a touch screen with slide controls, but now I'm not so sure!
  8. Brian Mosley

    Brian Mosley Administrator Emeritus

    Dec 15, 2009
    It's strange we haven't seen a rear shot of the camera yet - I have a feeling the interface is being designed for a touch screen. They've given themselves plenty of time to finish the design!


  9. hohoho

    hohoho Mu-43 Regular

    Jan 24, 2010
    It's got "background defocus control". I don't learn anything else. Did I miss something?

    Let's hope it's inspired by Canon:
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  10. noodlehaus

    noodlehaus Mu-43 Veteran

    Feb 14, 2010
    @Brian 32 will fit me nicely!

    That's a very well designed back interface! I heard canon's developing a model with 2 viewfinders, one for each eye :D 

    Other than this, I'm also hoping that the rangefinder-style-built-in-evf rumor for panasonic is true. I think I'm more interested in that one.
  11. F1L1P

    F1L1P Mu-43 Veteran

    Jan 2, 2010
    we have :wink:



    I think it will have touchscreen for sure (based on the design and on screen menus).
  12. cosinaphile

    cosinaphile Mu-43 All-Pro

    Dec 26, 2009
    new york city
    i fine it ugly and uninspired when the back is seen, looks like cheap toy ,i guess sony has not caught up with the new design paradigm....front and back.....

    ricoh never lost it
    olympus revived it , perfected it
    panny said me too but less formal
    samsung said look at my new 24-72 1.8-2.5 'i know a grip!!!"
  13. bashar

    bashar Mu-43 Regular

    Mar 3, 2010
    Touch screen?! No thank you, I have tried to pull my fingers out of the gloves to shoot in cold toronto, it was NO nice
  14. vincechu

    vincechu Mu-43 Regular

    actually thats a very good point about touchscreens, wonder how the G2 one is :-S
  15. vincechu

    vincechu Mu-43 Regular

    haha that cracked me up :rofl:

    first time around I missed the wording completely :tongue:
  16. Herman

    Herman Mu-43 All-Pro

    Feb 7, 2010
    The Netherlands
  17. Justified_Sinner

    Justified_Sinner Mu-43 Regular

    Feb 11, 2010
    Scotland, UK
    Dauvit Alexander
    Ugly. Horribly reminiscent of everything that was bad in the 1980s.
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