Meike 6.5mm f/2 lens announced for mirrorless cameras

Meike 6.5mm f/2 lens becomes official for APS-c sensor mirrorless cameras.

The lens construction consists of 6 elements in 5 groups with 9 aperture blades. Its compact size makes it easier to carry and only weighs 300g. When it comes to the build, the supeiror multi-layer nano coating reduces the flares.

Meike 6.5mm f/2 lens is compatible with Sony, Canon, Olympus, Panasonic and Fuji mirrorless mounts. The price tag will stand at $149. Check Amazon US for availability. … Continue reading

Panasonic GH5 camera images leaked online

First Panasonic GH5 camera images has been leaked online ahead of the official announcement.

The high-end mirrorless product from Panasonic will be unveiled on January 4th at the CES 2017 event. The price will stand around $1,999 mark just like the OM-D E-M1II.

If you find the price tag expensive, than refer to the specs we know so far. Exciting! As you can see the press images also unveils the new Leica 12-60mm f/2.8-4.0 MFT lens.  … Continue reading

Panasonic GF9 specs leaked ahead of the launch event

Panasonic is allegedly announce the new GF-series mirrorless camera soon. Full Panasonic GF9 specs has been surfaced on the web prior to the announcement.

The mirrorless camera is most likely coming in the beginning of January, 2017. It would not be a surprise if it becomes official on January 6 starting of the CES event.

The Japan-based company will market this Micro Four Thirds camera as a selfie-friendly model. GF9 specs will include a 16-megapixel image sensor, 3-inch tilting touchscreen and full HD video recording. … Continue reading

5 Most Popular Micro Four Thirds Lenses

Want to buy a new lens for your mirrorless system camera, but you can not decide which one to get? Here are the 5 most popular Micro Four Thirds lenses for recommendation.

Although most loyal MFT system users know very well, it is useful to repeat some information for new users. Micro Four Thirds system has a 2x crop factor, so we’ve included the 35mm equivalent in the specs as a point of reference.

One of the first things to do when buying a new lens is to do internet surveys or the advice of the people around us. Taking a look at what people buy is a good way to see what works the best for the majority of photographers out there. Our picks of popular Micro Four Thirds lenses below cover the leading models from Olympus and Panasonic. … Continue reading

New Panasonic Leica DG f/2.8-4.0 MFT zoom lenses coming in 2017

Panasonic is allegedly working on more MFT zoom lenses. New Leica DG f/2.8-4.0 Micro Four Thirds lenses are expected to be seen in the first half of 2017.

The company will focus on lenses aimed at high-end products in 2017. The trio of Leica DG lenses consists of 8-18mm wide-angle, 12-60mm standart zoom and 50-200mm telephoto zoom models. All optics will provide f/2.8 and f/4 aperture through out the zoom range.

The new flagship video-centric Panasonic GH5 camera launch date is January 2017. More details after the break! … Continue reading

ZY Optics releases the Mitakon 20mm f/2 4.5X Super Macro Lens

ZY Optics has released the Mitakon 20mm f/2 4.5X super macro lens for full-frame cameras.

The optic offers a maximum magnification ratio of 4.5:1. This gives the opportunity to fill the frame of a 35mm-sized camera with objects four and a half times smaller than the camera’s sensor. Photographer’s can focus as close as 20cm with the lens.

The Mitakon 20mm f/2 4.5X Super Macro lens comes in Canon EF, Nikon F, Sony FE, Sony Alpha, Pentax K, Sony E, Micro Four Thirds, Fuji X mounts.  … Continue reading

Panasonic GH5 Coming with IBIS and Dual SD Card Slots

The Panasonic GH5 will be a very exciting camera. Recent rumors unveils new informations about the upcoming Micro Four Thirds shooter.

After the development announcement of the hybrid mirrorless camera, we know that it will shoot 4K/60p and 10bit 4:2:2 internally. Now latest leaks claims that it will also have two sdcard slots and on-sensor image stabilization technology.

The Panasonic GH5 price will stand around $1,999 mark just like the OM-D E-M1II. More details after the break! … Continue reading

Panasonic GH5 Price Tag Will Stand Around $1,999

The Panasonic GH5 price has been surfaced on the web along as it is expected to hit the markets in the first half of 2017.

The new GH-series shooter were officially announced as development at Photokina 2016 event. As you might familiar with the company didn’t unveil any price or release date information.

The hybrid mirrorless model will be the first camera to shoot 4K/60p and 10bit 4:2:2 internally. Th Panasonic GH5 price will stand around $1,999 mark just like the OM-D E-M1II. More details after the break! … Continue reading

More details about the Panasonic LX100 successor

We get more information about the Panasonic LX100 successor camera that is expected to arrive in three months period.

Like all of you were expecting and we were ready to meet the Panasonic LX200 premium compact camera. The announcement is rumored to happen at Photokina 2016 event.

The LX100 hit the markets back in late 2014 to compete against the Sony RX100 and Canon PowerShot G7 X series digital compact models. The biggest reason behind the delay of the LX100 successor model is the absence of a perfect rival model. … Continue reading

Panasonic GX85 Firmware Update V1.1 Released! Adds Focus Stacking

Panasonic has released a firmware update for its Lumix DMC-GX85 / GX80 mirrorless camera. The new firmware version 1.1 further enhancing the camera’s performance by adding the Focus Stacking function.

Taking a single macro photo with specific areas in focus can sometimes be difficult. Focus Stacking enables users to take multiple images of the same frame with different areas in focus, then combine all or selected focus areas into one image.

The firmware update also adds other improvements to enhance the operability of the LUMIX DMC-GX85. The Focus Bracket menu now has a Sequence function. It allows users to set the bracket images to be shot farther and closer from the initial focus position, or farther away. Also, Flash Mode can be set to forced-off when using a built-in flash.

The Panasonic GX85 is priced for $799.99 with a 12-32mm F3.5-5.6 collapsible kit zoom. … Continue reading