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


Hasselblad X1D Announced: The First 50-Megapixel Medium-Format Mirrorless Camera

Hasselblad X1D announced as the worlds first medium format mirrorless digital with an 50-megapixel CMOS sensor.

Along with the medium format MILC two new lenses are also announced. They are the XCD 90mm f3.2 and XCD 45mm f3.5. An 30mm optic will be added to these XCD lenses shortly at Photokina 2016.

Hasselblad X1D uses a very familiar 50-megapixel medium-format CMOS sensor. It 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. … Continue reading


Olympus Patent for 28mm f/1.4 Full Frame Mirrorless Lens

Olympus has filed a new patent for 28mm f/1.4 lens designed for mirrorless cameras with full-frame image sensors.

The patent application refers to a prime optic. It consists of 28mm focal length with a maximum bright aperture of f/1.4. This makes it a perfect companion for lo-light photography. On the other hand we might not see these product in mass production.

Currently there are no rumors for a Oly full frame mirrorless camera model but this is the fourth patent filed in Japan. This could refer to a future product like an Olympus full-frame mirrorless camera. … Continue reading


Sony A6300 Reviews Roundup

First Sony A6300 reviews are available on the web. The mirrorless camera covered with hands-on videos, high ISO tests samples and images.

The mid-range MILC comes with a 24-megapixel APS-c image sensor and incredible “4D” autofocus system with a whopping 425 phase-detection autofocus points. The camera provides maximum ISO of 51200 and 4K video capture up to 100 Mbps.

Before jumping to the Sony A6300 reviews you can also check these comparisons to get more information. See : Nikon D500 Comparison | Nikon D7200 Comparison |  Fuji X-Pro2 Comparison

Reviews | Hands-on Videos | Sample Images … Continue reading


New Nikon Mirrorless Camera Registered as N1514 Model

Nikon has registered the “N1514” name at an agency in Indonesia. This means that the high-end Nikon mirrorless camera is on the horizon and coming in the near future.

Indonesian communications agency is usually the place where devices with wireless connectivity must be registered before becoming available on the market. This is why we can assume that this camera will come packed with WiFi.

This is the first time the Nikon mirrorless camera was mentioned, but it would not be a surprise if it becomes official around the Photokina 2016 event. … Continue reading


Fujifilm patent for XF 16mm F1.8 lens

Fujifilm has patented a new wide-angle lens for its X-series mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras. It is the XF 16mm F1.8 lens model.

The new wide-angle prime optic will be the f/1.8 version of the current XF 16mm F1.4 model. It provides a 24mm focal length, when mounted on an APS-C sensor X body.

From the patent application the optical design of the XF 16mm F1.8 is very similar to the f/1.4 version. It might be a good answer to the budget-friendly models with a bright aperture one. … Continue reading


Additional Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM lens reviews

Additional Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM lens reviews now available online with hands-on videos, sample images and tests.

The standard zoom lens for Sony A7 series cameras became the best 24-70mm lens to date. It is the ultimate choice for those seeking the highest possible optical performance. The optic is ideal for portrait, travel and event photography or even simple everyday shooting.

The FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM is currently priced for $1,699.95 at Amazon store. It features special elements for reducing aberrations and increasing resolution. The coating is dust and moisture resistance, and a compact design. The optic has a 9-bladed aperture, special coatings for reduced reflections. It also comes with a direct drive SSM for fast and quiet focusing.   … Continue reading