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Penguins and the Sony NEX-VG20 Camcorder

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Kings of South Georgia by cotton coulsonHere's a nice video shot with the Sony NEX-VG20 Camcorder in South Georgia Island with National Geographic and Lindblad Expeditions by Cotton Coulson. Here is what he has to say about the VG20:

Using the Sony NEX VG-20, demonstrating what can be shot with this camera in remote regions. All taken with standard Sony lenses, edited with Final Cut X, no grading, wanted to show how the camera performs right out of the box. Remember also that this camera takes beautiful stills.

The form factor is impressive. It's like shooting video with a Leica rangefinder camera. Only negative feedback is managing some of the controls off the LCD screen, especially in harsh weather conditions, but on the flip side, the camera is so portable, making video something fun to do again.

Sony NEX-VG20 with Sony 18-200mm OSS

Thanks Cotton!

Sony NEX Camcorder Manuals PDF Download

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Here are the owner's, instruction, or operator's manual for the Sony NEX-VG10, NEX-VG20, and NEX-FS100 Handycam Camcorders. The user guides below should be read by owners and perspective owners.


Sony NEX-VG20 Handycam CamcorderClick to download the Sony NEX-VG20 Instruction Manual in PDF.Click to download the Sony NEX-VG20 Handbook in PDF.


Sony NEX-FS100 Super 35 Digital Motion CamcorderClick to download the Sony NEX-FS100 Instruction Manual in PDF.

Sony NEX-VG10 Handycam CamcorderClick to download the Sony NEX-VG10 Instruction Manual in PDF.


We are using Dropbox to host the NEX manuals for free. Click here for an invite.

Sony NEX-7 NEX-5N NEX-VG20 Hands On Video and Images

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It's always hard to tell what the actual size of products are if they are shot alone. So here is a hands on video and several hands on images of the new Sony NEX-5N Camera, NEX-7 Camera, NEX-VG10 Camcorder, and Zeiss 24mm Sonnar E lens. These really show how small the NEX line of cameras are.

Pre-order the NEX-5N here.
Pre-order the NEX-7 here.
Pre-order the Zeiss 24mm f/1.8Sonnar ZA E Lens here.

Sony NEX-7 and Zeiss 24mm with Hood

Sony NEX-7 Rear LCD

Sony NEX-VG20 Camcorder with 18-200mm OSS Zoom Lens

Sony NEX-5N Rear Touchscreen LCD

Sony NEX-5N with LA-EA2 Phase Detect AF Lens Adapter

Sony NEX-5N in Silver

Sony NEX-VG20 Promotional and Sample Videos

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Here are the first videos of the new Sony NEX-VG20 Camcorder. The videos also feature footage shot with the new lenses including the Carl Zeiss 24mm f/1.8 ZA lens.





Sony NEX-7 with 18-55mm Lens $1350

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Sony NEX-7 and NEX-5N Price Revealed by USA Today

Here's an article from USA Today which reveals Sony's upcoming digital camera line-up:
Sony NEX-7$1350 with lens (Carl Zeiss 24mm f/1.8?) - the $1350 is with the 18-55mm OSS.Pre-order the NEX-7 body here for $1,199.New 24 MP sensor.has a shutter lag of 20 milliseconds. The Canon 1D Mark IV and Nikon D3X has a shutter lag of around 40 ms. The Leica M9 has shutter lag of 100 ms.Available in September 2011.Sony NEX-5N$700 with lens (18-55mm OSS?)New 16.1 MP sensor, similar to the one in the NEX-C3.Available in September 2011.Pre-order the NEX-5N with 18-55mm OSS lens here for $699Sony NEX-VG20$2199 with lens (18-200mm OSS?)New 16.1 MP sensor, similar the one in the NEX-C3?Sony Alpha SLT-A77$1999 with 16-50mm f/1.8 lens - is that a typo? If not a 16-50mm f/1.8 lens on an NEX would be excellent!New 24 MP sensor - most likely shared with the NEX-7.Maximum shutter speed of 12 fps.$1399 for the SLT-A77 body onlyAvailable October 2011…