Wednesday, August 28, 2013

The Sony Diaries #3: Sony Meetup

A  Meetup group is a recent phenomenon that allows people with shared interests to get together, plan events, share ideas, and pool resources for group events. Since March 2013, Sony Canada has devoted at least 2 of their staff to coordinate Sony Meetup Group Events, from the paid-for-by-Sony Toronto Honda Indy  to the free admission festivals around the city. Ownership of a Sony/Minolta/Konica product gains you entry to this group. This Meetup Group is a very welcome initiative by Sony; a huge bonus for using the quality products from sony.
Rob and Isabelle were at the Beaches International Jazz Festival (at Woodbine Park) for one of the Sony Meetups. Rob, Isabelle, and 3 other Sony staff were on hand to lend out a selection of Sony products for use at this Festival. I handled the Sony RX1 (a niche product, very Leica-like in handling with superb images but highly impractical and non-versatile for most paying commercial work; also very expensive), and a G lens: 70-300 f4.5-5.6 G. They even lent me a monopod! 
Here are some images from the Beaches Jazz Festival:
Sony a57, Sony 70-300 f4.5-5.6G. July 24th.

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