Olympus E-M1 Firmware V4.1 and E-M5II Firmware V2.20 Released

Olympus released a new firmware update for the flagship OM-D E-M1 and the mid-range OM-D E-M5 Mark II mirrorless camera models.

The firmware update version 4.1 for OM-D E-M1 adds improvement to the stability of the image stabilizer’s operations and fixes the problem in which the external flash would not fire when shooting in RC mode.

The firmware update version 2.20 for E-M5 Mark II adds improvement to the stability of the image stabilizer’s operations. The new firmware update details and download links can be seen below. … Continue reading


Sony A6000, A7, A7R, A7S, A7II and A7RII Firmware Update V3.10 Released

Sony today released a new firmware update for its A7 series mirrorless cameras; the A7, A7R, A7S, A7RII, A7II and the APS-c E-mount A6000 mirrorless model.

The firmware update version 3.10 for Sony a6000, A7, A7R, A7S, A7RII and A7II adds support for the new Sony GM lenses and phase detect AF. Now AF can be used in movie recording mode with the SEL85F14GM.

See the whole Sony firmware update details and download links below. … Continue reading


Nikon 9mm f/1.8 lens patent for 1-series mirrorless cameras

Nikon is working on a 1-series Nikon 9mm f/1.8 lens as the new patent application appeared in Japan.

The wide-angle prime lens with a fixed focal length of 9mm and a maximum aperture of f/1.8 is designed for their mirrorless cameras with 1-inch-type sensors.

When mounted on a 1-series Nikon mirrorless camera, the Nikon 9mm f/1.8 lens will offer a full-frame focal length equivalent of approximately 24.5mm. … Continue reading


Panasonic GH5 Coming at Photokina 2016 with 6K Video Recording?

More details are coming for the upcoming Panasonic GH5 as the mirrorless camera is expected to be announced at Photokina 2016 event in September.

Panasonic GH5 is rumored to be the GH4 successor, according to previous rumors, the mirrorless camera with a Micro Four Thirds sensor will offer a resolution around 20MP, with 18MP stills pulled from the 6K video mode in 16:9 aspect ratio.

The Panasonic GH5 high-end video centric mirrorless shooter is expected to record 4K videos at higher frame rates such as 60p and 6K videos at 30fps.

The rumor mill is already in talks of a GH4 replacement around Photokina 2016 event time in September. According to Japanese news outlet Nikkan, Panasonic will launch a new 6K capable mirrorless camera during fiscal year 2016. Means the actual release date could be early 2017. … Continue reading


Fujifilm XF 120mm f/2.8 R Macro Lens Delayed until Q4 2016

Fujifilm XF 120mm f/2.8 R macro lens is rumored to have been delayed and expected to be announced by the end of 2016.

According to recent Fuji rumors, the company will first launch the XF 23mm f/2 lens and it will become available this year at the Photokina 2016 event in September.

The official Fujifilm roadmap for 2015-2016 showed that the XF 120mm f/2.8 R OIS WR Macro lens will come in mid-2016. Now trusted sources states that the launch of the XF 120mm f/2.8 R macro lens has been postponed until Q4 of 2016.

The upcoming Fujinon XF 120mm f/2.8 R macro lens will offer a 35mm focal length equivalent of approximately 180mm on X-mount cameras. … Continue reading


Panasonic 8K camera to be announced at Photokina 2016

Panasonic is rumored to be working on a 8K camera and the development of the mirrorless model will allegedly be confirmed at Photokina 2016.

Actually Panasonic 8K camera was supposed to be released in 2020. However, its launch date pushed back to 2018, source revealed. So it is a big probability that we will see a development announcement in September at the world’s biggest digital imaging event.

4K resolution has been around for a while and when this kind of rumors appear we remember the recent leaks refers to the high-end video centric Panasonic GH5 model. … Continue reading


Olympus PEN-F vs Panasonic GX8 Comparison

Olympus has announced the revival of its classic 1960s half-frame PEN-F film camera in digital form with 20-Megapixel Micro Four Thirds sensor and built-in EVF.

Here is a quick comparison for the Olympus PEN-F vs Panasonic GX8 mirrorless cameras with 20-megapixel Four Thirds sensors.

The new digital Olympus PEN-F camera features a 20-megapixel Micro Four Thirds sensor with a 50-Megapixel high resolution shot capability, 5-axis Image Stabilisation system (worth some 5 EV stops when shooting at low ISO), built-in viewfinder with a real-time preview of settings adjustments and offers an impressive 2.36 Million-dot OLED panel.

The Panasonic Lumix GX8 mirrorless compact system camera features the company’s first Dual I.S (Image Stabiliser), a 20.3-megapixel Micro Four Thirds sensor, a large tiltable LVF and 4K video recording capability. … Continue reading


Panasonic LX200 Specs Showed up On The Web

First detailed Panasonic LX200 specs has been leaked on the web which will be the replacement for the current LX100 model.

According to recent talks, Panasonic is working on a new Micro Four Thirds camera. The Panasonic LX200 specs list is expected to include several improvements like the higher-resolution image sensor.

The LX100 hit the markets back in late 2014 to compete against the Sony RX100 and Canon PowerShot G7 X series digital compact models. From the leaked LX200 specs below the camera will come packed with a flash and a neutral density filter to make the competition stronger. … Continue reading


Fujifilm Medium Format Camera Coming in 2017

Fujifilm medium format camera is on the rumor mill again. It is expected to be announced in 2017 with 50-megapixel image sensor.

According to recent gossips, Fuji is developing a medium format camera. It will feature a large 50-megapixel image sensor that will be made by Sony.

The announcement of the Fujifilm medium format camera might be by the end of this year but the release date or availability should be sometime in 2017. … Continue reading


Sony A7RIII rumored to feature a 70 to 80-megapixel sensor

Sony A7RIII camera is on the horizon and said to be in development.  The successor to the A7RII full-frame mirrorless camera will be called Sony A7RIII and feature a 70 to 80-megapixel image sensor with improved IBIS.

As we all know Sony has announced the A7RII back in June 2015. It is the first camera with a backlit full-frame sensor. The sensor has 42.4 megapixels without an anti-aliasing filter, and the camera supports in-body 5-axis image stabilization technology.

The upcoming Sony A7RIII full-frame mirrorless camera will come packed with a brand new image sensor somewhere between 70 to 80 megapixels, sources revealed.  … Continue reading