Why are all these internet pundits so threatened by the Sony A7 and A7r?

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All images - Sony A7 and Nikon 50mm f/1.4G

I've worked it out I think. Why all these internet pundits / wannabe 'gurus' / bloggers feel compelled to rubbish and make things up about the Sony A7 and A7r cameras. My only explanation for it is that they are somehow threatened, either financially or in terms of their readership (or both) by the best, non MF, sensor you can buy in a small light mirrorless, relatively inexpensive camera body. Otherwise why would a previously sensible, credible and respected photographer and blogger start writing things like - 'and you'll need a lot of time to work with the files to get the same color you can get out of the Olympus product used in an almost cavalier mode' and 'the EM-1 didn't just handle better in a direct comparison, it also trounced the more expensive camera (discernibly) in image quality and it was far ahead on usability.' ?? None of which has any resemblance to reality and is in fact misinformation bordering on outright fiction (polite word for lies).

It's understandable why someone like Rockwell would find it a threat, with his 'toy' jibe, because as the promoter of DSLR, 'big boy' camera and lens worship, both Sony cameras undercut his entire raison d'etre that only high-end (and big and heavy) Canons and Nikons can 'do the business' for 'real' (his definition of) photographers and he's the one to give us the lowdown on what's right and what's wrong. Sorry Ken, nobody needs you anymore. And nobody needs immature bleatings from compromised old pro's either, who suddenly loose all their 'done it all, seen it all, used it all, so listen to me I know what I'm talking about' gravitas. And trying to talk up smaller sensor systems to attempt to get their 'cred' back isn't going to cut it either. 

These pictures were taken with my Sony A7 + Nikon 50mm f/1.4G lens and they are just great. Despite the AA filter there is very little difference in sharpness between the A7 and A7r. Operationally I can't tell the cameras apart. The A7 does have a quieter shutter however, which is handy. Not much else to say really. 

And there's the other thing that these losers will have to get used to, these days to have a 'review' taken seriously, you have to actually use the camera, or at the very least take some pictures with it and publish them. There are less and less of us prepared to give these dinosaurs the benefit of the doubt anymore, because their ill-informed, financially motivated bile is no longer treated with anything other than contempt by anyone with a mind of their own.

I might be inclined to feel some sympathy for them in their decline, but then that mistakes me for someone who actually gives a toss what these pompous self-inflated charlatans write.

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