Sigma to Launch 11 L-Mount Art Prime Lenses and a MC-21 Lens Adapter

More news about the L-Mount alliance between Leica, Panasonic, and Sigma. Sigma has announced that it will be releasing 11 of its highly-regarded Art prime lenses for the L-Mount and a new lens adapter. Pricing and availability for all of those lenses will be announced at a later date.

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Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95 III Lens for Full Frame Mirrorless Cameras

Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95 III lens for Nikon Z, Canon RF/EF and Sony E mount full frame cameras now available.

Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95 III is an ultra large diameter standard lens designed as a mirrorless camera for full-frame image sensor. While achieving the phenomenal brightness of aperture opening F value of 0.95, it is also equipped with portability, design has been designed considering balance with the mirrorless machine.

Utilizing the features of the ultra-large aperture lens, it is possible to take handheld photographs in places where there is little light intensity, or to take advantage of beautifully large blur taste. … Continue reading


7Artisans 60mm f/2.8 Macro Lens for APS-c Mirrorless

7Artisans 60mm f/2.8 Macro lens is now available for mirrorless system cameras with APS-c image sensor. The lens will  be available for Sony E, Canon EF-M, Fuji X and Micro Four Thirds mounts.

Portrait-length manual focus prime lens is designed for APS-C-format mirrorless cameras and provides a 91mm equivalent focal length.

Bright f/2.8 maximum aperture balances a compact design with lens speed for working in difficult lighting conditions and controlling depth of field. Ideal for macro shooting, this lens offers a minimum focusing distance of 65mm to suit working with close-up subjects. More details about the 7Artisans 60mm f/2.8 Macro lens can be found below.

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Two More Canon RF Lenses Coming in Late 2019

In addition to the 6 new RF lenses, Canon is rumored to announce two more mirrorless lenses in RF-series by the end of 2019 to early 2020.

According to the latest reports, the two more Canon RF lenses can be one of the following four candidates. Check it out!

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Olympus PEN-F Camera Discontinued, New PEN-F Mark II Rumors

The rangefinder style Olympus PEN-F camera have been discontinued. The Micro Four Thirds  digital camera announced back in early 2016.

So, this also means Olympus is clearing up the stock lines to make a space for the new versions. In addition, when we look at company’s line-up, we can foresee that the next announcement can be made sometime in 2019. Check out the Olympus PEN-F II predictions. … Continue reading


Olympus E-M1X User Manual Available For Download

The instruction manual for the Olympus E-M1X mirrorless camera is now available for download. You can download Olympus E-M1X user’s manual as pdf file.

The new Olympus E-M1X Micro Four Thirds mirrorless camera is now officially announced. The US price is $2,999 and it is now in stock and shipping. Olympus OM-D E-M1X: $2,999 at Adorama | B&H | Amazon. … Continue reading


Canon EOS RP User Manual Available For Download

The instruction manual for the Canon EOS RP mirrorless camera is now available for download. You can download Canon EOS RP user’s manual as pdf file.

The Canon EOS RP is a compact full-frame mirrorless camera that features a 26MP CMOS sensorDigic 8 processor and Dual Pixel AF system with 88% x 100% coverage and Eye AF.

  • Canon EOS RP Body w/ EG-E1 Extension Grip & Canon Mount Adapter – $1,299.00 –  B&H Photo/Adorama/Amazon
  • Canon EOS RP Body w/ RF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM, EG-E1 Extension Grip & Canon Mount Adapter – $2,199.00 –  B&H Photo/Adorama/Amazon
  • Canon EOS RP Body w/ EF 24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM, EG-E1 Extension Grip & Canon Mount Adapter – $1,699.00 –  B&H Photo/Adorama/Amazon

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Sony a7S III Coming with Global Shutter Sensor with 4K@60P

Sony A7S III full frame mirrorless camera is rumored to feature global shutter sensor and 4K video recording at 60p.

The Japan-baed company did not announce the long-waited A7S III full frame MILC or a new APS-C mirrorless camera in the beginning of 2019. Reports indicates that the low-light full frame mirrorless from Sony will not be on display at the NAB 2019 event.  The earliest announcement for Sony A7S III seems to be the end of 2019. 

We already know that the A7S III camera could use the BSI Stacked sensor and there were several hints are coming that the upcoming Sony A7S III camera will have the 4K/60p, 4:2:2 10-bit and better battery life. The good thing is that the Sony A7S III will have features that far beyond than we expected. Check out the first rumored Sony A7s iii specs and predictions via DCN. … Continue reading


Six New Canon RF Lenses in Development

Along with the entry-level Canon EOS RP full frame mirrorless camera, six new Canon RF lenses are also in development. These RF lenses are expected to be released in 2019.

The most captivating has to be the RF 70-200 F2.8L IS USM. The 70-200 will be stabilized. Canon will be offering two versions of its RF 85mm F1.2L USM: a ‘regular’ model and a ‘DS’ variant. DS stands for Defocus Smoothing, which Canon says ‘offers a combination of beautifully smooth defocused bokeh.

Meanwhile, there are two fast zooms on the way: the RF 15-35mm F2.8L IS USM and the RF 24-70 F2.8L IS USM. Finally a travel zoom lens in the works too – the RF 24-240mm F4-6.3 IS USM.

  • Canon EOS RP Body w/ EG-E1 Extension Grip & Canon Mount Adapter – $1,299.00 – Pre-order at B&H Photo/Adorama/Amazon
  • Canon EOS RP Body w/ RF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM, EG-E1 Extension Grip & Canon Mount Adapter – $2,199.00 – Pre-order at B&H Photo/Adorama/Amazon
  • Canon EOS RP Body w/ EF 24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM, EG-E1 Extension Grip & Canon Mount Adapter – $1,699.00 – Pre-order at B&H Photo/Adorama/Amazon

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Nikon Announced the Development of New Firmware for the Z6, Z7, D5, D850 and D500 Cameras

Nikon has announced more details of firmware in development for the Z6, Z7, D5, D850 and D500 cameras.

As previously reported, firmware is being planned that will add Eye-detection AF, CFexpress support and Raw video over HDMI to the Z6 and Z7, with AF and AE improvements also coming in May.

You might familiar with Eye AF which is found on Sony mirrorless cameras, including the a7 III and a7R III against which the Z6 and Z7 compete. Another significant upcoming feature is the ability to output ProRes RAW video to an Atomos Ninja V. This would make the Nikon Z6 and Z7 the first stills/video hybrid cameras to support RAW video output. Check out the details below. … Continue reading