Canon EOS R Gets DxOMarked

DxOMark published their Canon EOS R sensor review and test results. The full frame mirrorless Canon EOS R camera achieved a score of 89 points from DxOMark.

The EOS R, which has a nearly identical image sensor, but different DIGIC version (DIGIC 8 vs DIGIC 6+) to the EOS 5D Mark IV actually scored 2 points lower at 89. The EOS 5D Mark IV scored 91 points and named as best Canon sensor ever.

Canon EOS R is priced for $2,299 at AmazonB&HAdorama. … Continue reading


Sony a6000 Firmware Update Version 3.21

Sony has just released a new firmware update version 3.21 for a6000 mirrorless camera. The Sony A6000 features a 24.3 megapixel Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor, BIONZ X processor, fast Hybrid AF system that covers 92% of the frame with phase-detect 179 focal points.

Sony A6000 mirrorless camera body only price is $498. Sony A6000 Digital Camera Body with 16-50 F3.5-5.6 power zoom lens price is $598. Check out the Sony a6000 Firmware Update Version 3.21 details and download links below. … Continue reading


Canon RF 35mm f/1.8 IS STM Macro Firmware v2.0.0

Canon released a new firmware update for the RF 35mm f/1.8 IS STM Macro lens. The compact and lightweight prime lens is a great performer that pairs perfectly with the EOS R full frame mirrorless system.

The RF 35mm F1.8 MACRO IS STM is a great wide-angle lens for portraiture and street photography, capturing detail and sharpness even at low shutter speeds. A fast f/1.8 maximum aperture lets you shoot authentic ambience, even when light levels are low.

Canon RF 35mm f/1.8 IS Macro STM Lens: $499.99 at AmazonB&HAdorama. Check out the Canon RF 35mm f/1.8 IS Macro STM Lens Firmware Ver 2.0.0 details. … Continue reading


Canon RF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM Lens Firmware Ver 2.0.0

Canon released a new firmware update for the RF 24-105mm f/4L IS flens. The compact and lightweight standart-zoom lens is a great performer that pairs perfectly with the EOS R full frame mirrorless system.

The lens offers 5 stops of image stabilization system and focuses smoothly thanks to its Nano USM motor. It has a nine-blade aperture, 45cm (17.7″) minimum focus distance and uses 77mm filters. There’s also a customizable control ring that can serve a variety of purposes.

Canon RF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM Lens: $1,099 at AmazonB&HAdorama.. Check out the Canon RF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM Lens Firmware Ver 2.0.0 details. … Continue reading


Panasonic 10-25mm f/1.7 Lens Hands-on Images

First Panasonic 10-25mm f/1.7 lens hands-on images. ePhotozine published several hands-on images of the Panasonic 10-25mm f/1.7 lens.

The Panasonic Leica 10-25mm f/1.7 will provide full frame equivalent of 20-50mm focal length with constant bright aperture of f/1.7. Even this MFT lens would be a great companion for everyday photography, from the images below we have to say it looks big. 

Designed for Micro Four Thirds cameras, this lens should deliver superb image quality like the Nocticron 42.5mm f/1.2 or the 25mm f/1.4 MFT lens. According to Panasonic this fast zoom lens should replace the five fast prime lenses such as the 12-35mm, the 15mm f1.7, and the 8-18mm f2.8-4. … Continue reading


Meike 35mm f/1.4 Lens for APS-C Mirrorless Cameras

Meike 35mm f/1.4 lens is for mirrorless cameras with APS-C sized image sensors. The manual focus lens is available in Sony E, Canon EF-M, Fujifilm X, Micro Four Thirds and Nikon 1 mounts. The price of the Meike MK-35mm f/1.4 Lens is $109.99 at AmazonB&H.

A truly flexible lens, the Meike MK-35mm f/1.4 Lens is a 52.5mm equivalent prime characterized by its fast f/1.4 design along with a versatile focal length for working with a wide variety of subject matter. With its large aperture opening up to F/1.4-16, it has a high light intensity and allows precise recording even in poor light conditions. The lens is multi-layered, its body made of metal is high-quality processed and can be adjusted comfortably and easily.

Designed for landscape, product and portrait photography the Meike 35mm f/1.4 lens is ideal for Sony A6400, A6500, Fujifilm X-T30, X-T3, Canon EOS M50 and more. … Continue reading


Zenitar 50mm f/0.95 lens becomes official

Zenitar 50mm f/0.95 lens  full frame cameras becomes official. The fast prime lens is now shipping and the USD price stands around $770.

Zenitar 0.95 / 50 developed and released at the Krasnogorsk plant them. S.A. Zvereva (KMZ) of Shvabe Holding. This is the first lens of the line, equipped with an E attachment for mirrorless cameras, as well as a unique bokeh pattern. Ultra-high aperture speed of F / 0.95 provides low-light shooting. Distinctive design detail has become a perfectly round diaphragm, provided with fourteen petals. … Continue reading


Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 FE Lens for Sony E-Mount

Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 FE lens now officially announced. Designed for full frame Sony E-Mount cameras the new Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 FE prime lens offers stunning resolution, bokeh and excellent AF performance.

The Samyang AF 85mm F1.4 FE will be available Spring 2019. Pricing to be determined later. We can have a look at the Canon EF version of this Samyang lens as it is is priced at $579 at Amazon.

Sure Sony user will wait and see if the real world images provide the same quality as the Sony FE 85mm f/1.4 GM lens ($1,798). … Continue reading


Nikon Z7 Sensor gets DxOMarked

DxOMark published their Nikon Z7 sensor review and test results. The full frame mirrorless Nikon Z7 camera is the high resolution model of the company’s full frame mirrorless camera lineup. According to DxOMark, the score for the Nikon Z7 full frame sensor is 99, one point below Sony a7R III.

Nikon Z7 capturing 45.7MP while the a7R III captures 42MP. Each is also designed with both still photography and video in mind. As you know both models offer the maximum resolution within their respective product lines. The prices of these cameras come in at a similar point: the a7R III costs $3200 while the Z7 is currently selling for $3400. … Continue reading


Sony a7S III Rumored to Feature Global Shutter Sensor with 4K@60P

According to recent reports, Sony’s new low-light monster is rumored to feature a new global shutter sensor and 4k @ 60p video shooting speed. Earliest announcement for the Sony A7S III seems to be by the end of 2019.

The good thing is that the Sony A7S III will have features that far beyond than we expected. Check out the rumored Sony A7s iii specs and predictions with the combined informations so far. … Continue reading