Olympus 30mm macro lens scheduled for Photokina 2016

Olympus 30mm macro lens is rumored to be in development which will be released sometime in the second half of 2016.

The new prime optic with macro capabilities will deliver a full-frame equivalent of 60mm and the maximum aperture is currently unknown. If the aperture seems to be fast than this lens might compete against the Sigma 30mm f/1.4 prime model.

As we are approaching the Photokina 2016, the worlds biggest digital imaging event in September. Olympus 30mm macro lens will likely be unveiled during or around the Photokina show. The macro lens for Micro Four Thirds system should become available in the market sometime in the second half of 2016. … Continue reading


Samyang 14mm f/2.8 and 50mm f/1.4 lenses unveiled with AF support

Samyang has finally unveiled the company’s first lenses that support autofocus. Samyang 14mm f/2.8 and 50mm f/1.4 are the first two optics comes with autofocus technology that are aimed at Sony FE-mount mirrorless cameras.

The first Samyang lenses with autofocus support will be offered in Sony’s full-frame mirrorless cameras. Both models are claimed to be fully compatible with contrast-detect as well as phase-detect AF systems.

Both the Samyang 14mm f/2.8 and 50mm f/1.4 lenses come with a filter diameter measuring 67mm and a minimal design. These products have a metal-housing. The focusing system is internal and, as usual, this means that the front element will remain in place when focusing. … Continue reading


Canon EF-M 28mm F3.5 Macro IS STM lens officially announced

Canon has introduced the EF-M 28mm F3.5 Macro IS STM lens which is capable of focusing at both infinity and at 1.2x magnification.

The EF-M 28mm F3.5 Macro IS STM from Canon is the world’s first autofocus lens which has two user-controllable built-in LED macro lights and offers true 1:1 reproduction.

The macro optic provides a full-frame equivalent of 45mm focal length with a maximum aperture of f/3.5. It uses an STM motor and offers a hybrid image stabilization for a claimed 3.5 stop compensation. … Continue reading


First Olympus E-PL8 Images Appeared on the Web

First Olympus E-PL8 images has been spotted on the web ahead of the official announcement.

Trusted Japanese source Digicame-info posted the very first pictures of the Micro Four Thirds camera. When we look at the images, it will have major changes when compared to the previous version.

Along with the leather texture of the camera design we can clearly see the E-PL8 designation on top of the camera. The LCD on the back will remain tillable, even the mirrorless interchangeable lens camera becomes more classic style there is no built-in viewfinder. … Continue reading


Sony A9 full ƒrame mirrorless camera to feature 70-80MP sensor

More information about the Sony A9 sensor has been spotted on the web as the next flagship E-mount mirrorless camera might feature a full-frame sensor around 70 to 80-megapixels.

The gossip mill is once again mentioning a camera called Sony Alpha A9 camera which will be placed above the A7-series. On the other hand Sony A9 sensor will be high-megapixel count that might be 70 – 80 megapixels.

According to leaksters, the upcoming Sony A9 will have a bigger grip in dimensions. It will have a DSLR alike design and size and sure will be bigger than the current A7-series. It will be aimed at professional action and sports photographers. That’s why it has to be more comfortable to hold and use for action and sports shooting. Now let’s jump to more details about the upcoming full frame E-mount camera. … Continue reading


Sony medium format mirrorless camera rumored for Photokina 2016

Sony is rumored to be working on a mirrorless camera with a medium format sensor that might be announced at the Photokina 2016 event this September.

As we are approaching the worlds biggest digital imaging show, more details of the upcoming cameras has been leaked on the web.

Trusted sources are claiming that a Sony medium format mirrorless camera is in development and will show up at Photokina 2016. … Continue reading


Sony A6300 vs Fujifilm X-Pro2 Comparison

Sony announced the A6300 and Fuji unveiled the X-Pro2 mirrorless cameras with a new 24-Megapixel sensors. Here is a quick comparison for the Sony A6300 vs Fujifilm X-Pro2 shooters with APS-c sized image sensors.

Sony A6300 camera features a 24MP CMOS APS-C sensor with copper wiring, 425-point on-sensor phase-detection AF system, 11fps continuous shooting (8fps continuous live view), Silent shooting, Max ISO of 51200 and 4K video capture up to 100 Mbps.

The Fujifilm X-Pro2 features 24.3 megapixel X-Trans CMOS III sensor, new focal plane shutter with a top speed of 1/8000 sec. and flash sync up to 1/250 sec. … Continue reading


Samyang 14mm f/2.8 and 50mm f/1.4 lenses unveiled with AF support

Samyang Optics has announced the company’s first autofocus lenses. Samyang 14mm f/2.8 and 50mm f/1.4 are the first two optics comes with autofocus technology.

The first lenses with autofocus support will be offered in Sony’s E-mount mirrorless camera that are designed to cover a full-frame sensor. Both models are claimed to be fully compatible with contrast-detect as well as phase-detect AF systems.

Both the Samyang 14mm f/2.8 and 50mm f/1.4 lenses come with a filter diameter measuring 67mm and a minimal design. These products have a metal-housing. The focusing system is internal and, as usual, this means that the front element will remain in place when focusing. … Continue reading


First Fujifilm X-T2 Images Leaked Online

First Fujifilm X-T2 images has been leaked online as the X-mount MILC has been spotted on a dealer website.

Fujifilm is allegedly working hard on several new cameras and lenses for 2016. One of them is the X-T2 mirrorless model which is expected to be announced before the Photokina 2016 show in September.

The listing for the Fujifilm X-T2 at eBay UK shows the camera from the front with the XF 10-24mm f/4 R OIS lens. Currently the listing has been removed but when it was live the price were GBP 1,999 with the kit. … Continue reading


Panasonic Leica 12mm lens coming in the second half of 2016

Panasonic Leica 12mm lens is rumored to be in development which will be released sometime in the second half of 2016.

The new Leica-branded wide-angle optic with a focal length of 12mm will deliver a full-frame equivalent of 24mm and the maximum aperture is currently unknown.

Trusted sources are reporting that the Panasonic Leica 12mm prime lens is scheduled to be released during the second half of 2016.

As we are approaching the Photokina 2016, the worlds biggest digital imaging event in September. Panasonic will likely reveal the new 12mm optic with Leica name on it. We might see the announcement of this lens around the Photokina show. The wide-angle optic should become available in the market sometime in the second half of 2016. … Continue reading