Sony Releases FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS Lens Firmware Version 05

The new Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS Lens Firmware Update Version 05 is now available for download at Sony Support.

The FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM features special coatings (Nano AR and fluorine), a floating focusing system for improved AF performance. The lens offers a minimum focusing distance of just 0.96m (~3.15ft), a SSM and dual linear motors.

For updating the firmware of your Sony lens, just connect it to the camera and follow the steps given on the firmware update page. More dteails and download links can be found below. … Continue reading


First Sony A6700 specs listed online

First Sony A6700 specs has been listed on the web as thoughts and expectations. According to the listing the upcoming APS-c E-mount camera to feature improved 24.2MP BSI APS-C Exmor CMOS Sensor and BIONZX processor with No Overheating

The high-end A6500 has been unveiled by Sony earlier in the first quarter of 2017 as a mirrorless camera designed to replace the A6300. The A6500 delivered a much-needed boost to autofocus performance with the company’s Fast Hybrid AF system.

Sony has a schedule of this products and introduce a new version every year. An A6700 update looks promising in 2018. Let’s talk about the Sony A6700 specs more! … 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


Sigma 16mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary Lens In Stock & Shipping

Great news for Micro 4/3rds and Sony E-mount users. The Sigma 16mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary lens is now available in stock and shipping. at B&H and Adorama.

This new lens costs $449. Sigma 16mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary Lens – B&H and Adorama.

The lens is designed to use on mirrorless cameras for Sony E-mount and Micro Four Thirds systems. It is the second budget-friendly fast aperture optic after the 30mm F1.4 DC DN. … Continue reading


Viltrox announces EF-M2 Electronic Adapter (F Booster 0.71x) for Canon EF to MFT

Viltrox EF-M2 Electronic Adapter (F Booster) is designed for Micro Four Thirds cameras and Canon EF mount lenses.

The EF-M2 from Viltrox builts with optics to increase light input by one F stop and reduce focal length by x0.71. The electronic adapter also comes with USB port for firmware update and a dedicated button to adjust aperture.

Viltrox EF-M2 allows Canon EF/EF-S Lenses to be used on Micro Four Thirds system cameras. The adapter is selling for $159 on eBay. … Continue reading


Fujifilm X-H1 Rumored Specs

Fujifilm is currently working on a new hybrid camera with APS-C size dimage sensor. The upcoming mirrorless camera will be called Fujifilm X-H1.

The hybrid shooter will compete against the Sony a7 and Panasonic GH5 and the price tag will stand around $2,000. Released date of the product will be in February 2018.

From the specs sheet we can say that the Fujifilm X-H1 will be a high-end mirrorless camera aimed at videographers. You can find the Fujifilm X-H1 rumored specs 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


Leica Noctilux-M 75mm f/1.25 ASPH. Lens Officially Announced

Leica has just announced the Noctilux-M 75mm f/1.25 ASPH. lens. This is the new low-light monster and according to Leica, it boasts ‘impeccable speed’ and ‘exceptional imaging performance’ as well as “hair-thin depth of focus [that] isolates subjects with extreme precision.”

The Noctilux-M 75 mm f/1.25 ASPH. is the ideal optic in portrait and close-up photography, including a shallower depth of focus than that of the Noctilux-M 50 mm f/0.95 ASPH. and a close focusing distance of 0.85m, making for a reproduction ratio of 1:8.8 for even more precise isolation of subjects. Additionally, the eleven blades of its iris ensure a soft and harmonious bokeh in out-of-focus areas.

The Leica Noctilux-M 75 mm f/1.25 ASPH will be available at Leica Stores, Boutiques and Dealers at the beginning of 2018. According to Leica, the lens will retail for $12,795. … Continue reading


FUJIFILM Released Firmware Updates for X-T2, X-T20, GFX 50S + Free X RAW STUDIO Software + X Acquire ver. 1.7

Fujifilm has announced its X Raw Studio Conversion System software and firmware updates for the X-T2, X-T20 and GFX 50S camera.

The software is essentially a viewer for the in-camera Raw converters that already exist on X and GFX series cameras. Fujifilm claims that X Raw Studio is more than twenty times faster than the SilkyPix-based converter. The macOS version is available for download today, with a Windows application to follow in February.

The software adjusts exactly the same parameters as on the camera and supports batch processing and saving conversion profiles. As of today only the GFX 50S and X-T20 are supported, with the X-Pro2 and X100F to follow in December, all via firmware updates. … Continue reading


Fujifilm X-H1 Camera Leaked

Fujifilm X-H1 camera has been leaked in a binary code. According to the details, the Fujifilm X-H1 camera stands above the X-T2 and X-Pro2 and could be a new flagship Fujifilm X-mount mirrorless camera.

In the X Raw Studio Conversion System software, Fujifilm just leaked a new mirrorless camera called Fujifilm X-H1.

Sources are claiming that the upcoming Fujfilm X-H1 camera will probably feature a 24MP full-frame image sensor and max shutter speed of 1/32000s. … Continue reading