Additional Coverage of Meike MK 85mm f/2.8 Lens

Additional coverage of the Meike MK-85mm f/2.8 macro lens with several video reviews. The mirrorless macro lens is now in stock at B&H and Amazon. The lens was announced back in 2017.

Meike 85mm f/2.8 Macro lens is available for Canon and Nikon DSLR as well as Sony, Fuji and MFT mount mirrorless cameras.

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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


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


Canon EOS R, Nikon Z6, Sony a9, Sony a7III, Sony a6400 and Fujifilm X-T3 Eye AF Test

Check out the eye AF test comparison between the Canon EOS R, Nikon Z6, Sony a9, Sony a7III, Sony a6400 and Fujifilm X-T3 cameras.

Mirrorless enthusiasts are 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.

Nikon’s upcoming firmware is 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 mid-May. Check more details here. … Continue reading


Nikon Z6 Sensor gets DxOMarked

DxOMark published their Nikon Z6 sensor review and test results. The full frame mirrorless Nikon Z6 camera is the low-light high speed model of the company’s lineup. According to DxOMark, the score for the Nikon Z6 full frame sensor is 95, one point below Sony a7 III.

To underline Nikon Z6 and Sony a7 III uses the same image sensor produced by Sony IMX410. See also Nikon Z6 vs Nikon Z7 vs Nikon D850 Specifications Comparison

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Nikon Z7 vs Sony a7R III Eye AF Comparison

Here is the EYE AF comparison test for Nikon full frame mirrorless cameras. Dpreview compared the Nikon Z7 side-by-side with the Sony a7R III for Eye AF.

Mirrorless enthusiasts are 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. The features incorporated in new firmware being developed for the Z6 and Z7 full-frame mirrorless Nikon cameras,

  • Eye AF  Under development is an Eye AF function, which will automatically detect the subject’s eyes to make attaining critical focus on the eyes easier. It will allow users to capture photos in which focus has been clearly acquired on the subject’s eye, which is useful for portrait, event and street photography scenarios.

Nikon’s upcoming firmware is 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. Check more details here. … Continue reading


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


Nikon NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/2.8 S Lens

The Nikon NIKKOR Z 2470mm f/2.8 S is a standart zoom lens for Nikon Z series mirrorless cameras; it features a constant f/2.8 aperture, providing sharp images and beautiful bokeh.

Compared to the AF-S 24-70mm F2.8 for F-mount, the new lens is 25% smaller and 18% lighter, with a totally redesigned optical formula comprising 17 elements in 15 groups. Additionally, the NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/2.8 S is the first NIKKOR lens to feature Nikon’s all-new ARNEO coating: a multi-layer coating that is used in conjunction with Nano Crystal Coating for superior anti-reflective performance.

The new NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/2.8 S will be available in the spring of 2019 with a price tag of $2299. Here’s a short video in which photographer Ami Vitale shares her impressions of the lens and some sample photos shot with it: … Continue reading


Nikon Z7 Firmware 1.03 and Nikon Z6 Firmware 1.01 Released

Nikon has released new firmware updates for the Nikon Z6 and Nikon Z7 full-frame mirrorless cameras.

This firmware Nikon Z7 firmware update 1.03 and Nikon Z6 firmware update 1.01 fixes several issues. The previously announced major firmware that will add Eye AF, RAW video support, CFexpress support to Z series is expected later.

Here are the list of changes with download links. … Continue reading


Panasonic S1 vs Nikon Z6 AF Test Video

Check out this Panasonic S1 vs Nikon Z6 AF test video. The newly announced Lumix S1 & S1R uses the same Depth from Defocus AF system as Panasonic’s Micro Four Thirds cameras. As we all know that Nikon Z6 features 273 Phase AF points based Fullframe Sensor.

Panasonic S1’s ($2,497.99 at AmazonB&HAdorama) DFD is contrast-detect based but uses an understanding of each lens’s optical characteristics to work out where to drive the focus to. The camera’s AF Tracking mode has been updated, too. It now tracks whatever is under the focus point when you half-press (or AF-On) and then reverts to your original AF area when you release.

You can watch the AutoFocus Video test between the Panasonic S1 and Nikon Z6 ($1,996.95 at Amazon | B&H Photo | Adorama ) camera below.  … Continue reading