New Opteka 12mm f/2.8 Lens Announced for Mirrorless Cameras

Opteka announced  a new 12mm f/2.8 lens designed for mirrorless cameras with APS-c and MFT sensor. The ultra wide-angle prime optic is available for Nikon 1, Canon EF-M, Fuji X, MFT and Sony E mounts.

All-metal construction is durable and depth of field and focus distance scales have been engraved on the lens barrel for pre-focusing needs.

Individual lens element feature an HD anti-reflection coating to control surface reflections, flare, and ghosting in order to realize a high degree of contrast and color accuracy, even when working in bright and backlit conditions.

The aperture varies between f/2.8 and f/22. Manual focus lens has 9-blade diaphragm. The price of the Opteka 12mm f/2.8 lens is $199.99. Check out all Opteka lenses here. … Continue reading

Meike to Announce 50mm f/1.7, 25mm f/2.0, 25mm T/2.2 Mirrorless Lenses Soon

Meike will soon announce three mirrorless lenses. These will be the Meike 50mm f/1.7, Meike 25mm f/2.0 and Meike 25mm T/2.2 CINE lens.

The three new APS-C mirrorless manual focus lenses will be available for Sony E, Canon EF-M, Nikon 1, Fujifilm X and Micro Four Thirds mounts. 

Price and release date is not available yet but they will be affordable like the previous models. Check Amazon US for availability. … Continue reading

Voigtlander 35mm f/1.4 FE lens for Sony E-mount officially announced

Cosina Japan officially announced the Voigtlander Nokton Classic 35mm f/1.4 FE Lens for Sony E-mount users. According to the translated webpage, the lens is scheduled to ship in February of 2018, at a price of ¥ 85,000, or approximately $750 USD.

Shipping is scheduled to start in February 2018. You can see the official sample images at Cosina Japan. … Continue reading

Lightroom CC & Camera RAW Now Supports Sony a7R III and Panasonic G9

Adobe released the new updates for Lightroom CC and Camera Raw, adding the full support for Sony a7R III and Panasonic G9 mirrorless cameras.

Adobe have updated the entire Lightroom CC ecosystem, including for Mac, Windows, iOS, Android, and the web, as well as updates to Lightroom Classic CC and Adobe Camera Raw.

Adobe Camera Raw 10 now supports new cameras as well as the new lenses. The new cameras are the Panasonic G9, Sony A7R Mark III and Leica CL. See below for the other softwares which Raw Support for Sony a7R III is currently available in. … Continue reading

Luminar 2018 & Aurora HDR Holiday Savings

Here are two special deals for Luminar 2018 and Aurora HDR 2018 to end this exceptional year. These feature Macphun’s two most popular products, plus bonuses, at tremendous savings.

Luminar 2018 offers everything a modern photographer needs for photo editing, including new filters powered by artificial intelligence, major speed improvements, a dedicated RAW develop module and a forthcoming in 2018; digital asset management platform. Aurora HDR has been awarded Mac App of the Year 2017.

Use coupon code “TIMES” to save additional $10 on Luminar 2018 and Aurora HDR 2018. This special offer stays live till December 31. Check out for the details of the deals below.  … Continue reading

Aurora HDR is Mac App Store of the Year 2017

Apple named Aurora HDR 2018 as their Best Mac App of 2017. To celebrate this milestone, and help even more people access this great photography tool, Aurora HDR 2018 — both Mac & Windows — will be available for the rest of December at $20 OFF with a pack of special bonuses included.

Aurora HDR is not just a tool for merging bracketed images, it also provides numerous tools and countless options to create perfect HDR photos for every taste – from one-click presets and advanced tone-mapping, to layers, noise reduction, and powerful luminosity masking controls. It was named as the Best App of 2017 by Apple … Continue reading

Panasonic GH5S Price will be around $2,500

According to recent reports Panasonic GH5s price will be around $2,500. The video-centric mirrorless cameras to be announced in the beginning of 2018.

From the earlier articles, we know that the GH5 will be an “ultra” video oriented low-light version. As a result the Micro 4/3rds sensor of the Panasonic GH5s will provide better low-light shooting capabilities with improved ISO sensitivity.

So the Panasonic GH5s price will be higher and stands around $2,500. You can find the recap of what we know so far of the Micro Four Thirds camera below. … Continue reading

Luminar 2018 released for Mac and PC

Macphun released Luminar 2018 for Mac and PC. Luminar 2018 is a complete photo editor for Windows and Mac users.

The latest version of Luminar 2018 for Mac and Windows brings many new features and improvements: the new Lens Correction and Transform Tools, more impressive filters to stylize and enhance your photos, improved RAW engine and much more. A new DAM (Digital Asset Management) platform is coming in 2018.

Luminar 2018 is available on the Macphun website for a special price of $69, with upgrades to current Luminar users for $39. Mirrorless Times followers can get $10 off with coupon code “TIMES” on Luminar and Aurora HDR. … Continue reading

Blackmagic Micro Studio Camera 4K and Blackmagic Micro Cinema Camera Update 4.7 Released

Blackmagic has released Camera 4.7 Update enabling RAW via SDI for Micro Studio Camera 4K and Micro Cinema Camera Update 4.7.

Camera 4.7 Update brings a number of significant improvements to both cameras. While raw output via SDI on the Blackmagic Micro Studio Camera 4K may make the headline, many users will most appreciate an extra 2 stops of exposure sensitivity.

See What’s new in Blackmagic Camera Setup 4.7 below. … Continue reading

Sony A7r III Shipping Date Postponed to December

Sony Japan has issued a statement apologizing for delays on the shipping date of A7R III (AmazonB&HAdorama camera pre-orders, due to unexpected demand. All pre-orders made before the release date will be delivered by early December.

The high resolution full frame E-mount camera is the  #1 Best Seller in Mirrorless Cameras on Amazon, followed by Sony A6000 and Panasonic GH5.

They say the pre-order numbers are so much higher than estimated. Amazon US will start shipping Sony A7R III on November 30, 2017. … Continue reading