Techart Pro Leica M to Sony E AF Lens Adapter

TECHART PRO adapter is the world’s first autofocus adapter for your manual focus camera lenses. It is able to turn your manual Leica M lens into an autofocus lens and use it under the Sony A7 cameras.

Not only does it immediately give lives to all the manual Leica M lenses. It also changes the experience we had with these lenses. You can now use your favourite Leica lenses for taking snap shots, motion pictures or candid photos.

Teacart Pro adapter is available for pre-order at the manufacturer’s official site with a price tag for $349.00. … Continue reading

Sigma 30mm F1.4 Lens DxOMark Review: Best Prime in the Range!

DxOMark published their test results for Sigma 30mm F1.4 lens.  Tested on the Sony A6000, the new optic achieved an excellent result overall.

The standard prime lens achieved a score of 29 points. It has become is the highest-ranked Sony E-mount lens in their database. It’s also the brightest, boasting great light transmission of 1.8 TStop thanks to its wide maximum aperture setting.

According to DxOMark test, the lens has noticeable corner shading at the maximum f/1.4 aperture setting. Chromatic aberrations are well-controlled across large parts of the frame. Although some fringing in the very far corners affected the overall score. … Continue reading

Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM Lens DxOMark Review: Best Zoom in the Range!

DxOMark published their test results for Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM lens.  Tested on the Sony A7R, the new optic achieved an excellent result overall.

The standard zoom lens achieved a score of 29 points, with a combination of 17 P-Mpix Sharpness, 2.8 TStop Transmission, 0.7% Distortion, -1.6 EV Vignetting and 10μm chromatic aberration. It has become the best-performing zoom in the maker’s range.

According to DxOMark test, the lens has some astigmatism throughout the zoom range. It’s quite noticeable at 70mm wide-open. Fortunately, the sharpness improves significantly on stopping down. … Continue reading

Full Fujifilm X-T2 specs leaked online

Full Fujifilm X-T2 specs has been leaked on the web. The upcoming weather sealed camera will be the replacement for the current X-T1 model.

The Fujifilm X-T2 announcement was rumored before for the Photokina 2016 show in September. The previous rumors also said the weather-sealed X-series shooter might be announced in early July.

Now the company is on the verge to announce its next X-series camera. Looks like there wont be any delay considering the Kumamoto Earthquake. The official announcement is rumored to happen on July 7, 2016.

The Fujifilm X-T2 specs list will include the 24.3-megapixel APS-c image sensor. Powered by the X Processor Pro engine, it will be capable of recording 4K videos at 30fps. The video length will be 30 minute. The sensor provides 325 autofocus points.
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Olympus PEN-F Reviews Roundup

Several new Olympus PEN-F reviews are available on the web. The mirrorless camera covered with hands-on videos, high ISO tests samples and images.

The new digital Olympus PEN-F camera features a 20-megapixel Four Thirds sensor with a 50-Megapixel high resolution shot capability. It has 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.

The MFT camera offers an impressive 2.36 Million-dot OLED panel. The PEN-F also boasts a fully articulating 1.04 Million-dot 3″ LCD and can record full 1080HD videos at 60p.

Before jumping to the Olympus PEN-F reviews you can also check these comparisons to get more information. See : Panasonic GX8 Comparison

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Olympus E-M1II rumored to feature a dual SD card slot

The upcoming Olympus E-M1II mirrorless camera with micro four thirds image sensor is rumored to provide dual SD card slot.

Previously, Olympus E-M1 Mark II is said to feature a very fast continuous shooting speed which makes the camera aimed at professional sports photography.

After the mention of the new handheld high resolution mode which will help pro users for better stabilization. Professional cameras have dual memory card slots for a variety of professional use cases. The Dual SD card slot is another feature that will make the Olympus E-M1II more suitable for PRO photographers, sources say. … Continue reading

Sony A6300 sensor gets tested at DxOMark

Sony A6300 sensor gets tested by experts at DxOMark. The mid-range mirrorless shooter achieved a score of 85 and showed and excellent performance.

With an overall score of 85 points makes the camera the best-performing APS-C size sensor in the company’s range. A6300 shows performance gains over the A6000 and the A77 II models.

Sony A6300 sensor has excellent low noise levels at base, resulting in a wide dynamic range of +13.7 EV. The mirrorless camera maintains both a relatively wide dynamic range and low noise at high ISO levels. … Continue reading

Hasselblad X1D vs Pentax 645z Comparison

Here is a quick review and comparison for the Hasselblad X1D vs Pentax 645z high-end cameras with medium format sized image sensors.

Mirrorless cameras are becoming serious altenatives to DSLR cameras thanks to their size/weight advantages. Hasselblad X1D is a mirrorless camera while the Pentax 645Z is a Pro DSLR model. Both cameras provides medium format sensor around 50-megapixels in resolution. Let’s have a brief look at the main features of Hasselblad X1D vs Pentax 645Z.

Hasselblad X1D offers a native ISO sensitivity between 100-25600 range and is capable of 1080/30p HD video. The company also claims 14 stops of dynamic range and an ISO range 100 of 25,600. The Pentax 645Z camera features an articulated 3.2-inch LCD, top ISO of 204,800, 3 fps continuous shooting, and 1080/60i video. … Continue reading

Best Fujifilm X-T1 Lenses

Here are the recommended Fujifilm X-T1 lenses for the high-end MILC which has been introduced back in January, 2014.

Best Fujifilm X-T1 lenses are categorized below. You can find standard prime, standard zoom, wide-angle prime, wide-angle zoom, telephoto zoom and macro lens models.

The X-T1 produce high-resolution imagery with an expandable sensitivity range from ISO 100-51200, has five mechanical dials. Water and dust resistant and freezeproof to -14C/+14F with weather resistant lenses. The APS-c sizes sensor camera is the world’s first compatibility with Ultra High Speed UHS-II SDXC memory cards. … Continue reading

Panasonic LX200 announcement rumored for Photokina 2016

Panasonic LX200 announcement is rumored to happen before or at Photokina 2016 event this year.

The world’s biggest digital imaging show is Photokina and opens its doors in every two years. This year photographers and the people in the industry will meet by the end of September.

The company is on the verge to introduce a replacement to the LX100 compact camera. The successor model most likely called LX200. Prior to the event, more digital cameras and lenses are on the horizon. The Panasonic LX200 announcement might show up the long-rumored GH5 camera too. … Continue reading