Canon full frame mirrorless camera coming at Photokina 2016

A new high-end Canon full frame mirrorless camera is rumored to be in development and it will be able to record 4K videos.

The rumor mill is claiming that a Canon full frame mirrorless camera is in the works. It is expected to become official at Photokina 2016 event with two other EOS series mirrorless models.

The Japan-based company is actually working on three new mirrorless cameras. One of them is said to feature a full frame image sensor while the other two are APS-C-sized units. More details after the break! … Continue reading

Olympus Patent for 24mm f/1.4 Lens for Full Frame Mirrorless Cameras

Olympus has patented a new 24mm f/1.4 lens in Japan designed for full frame mirrorless cameras.

Actually the patent application consists of two Olympus lenses with 24mm and 50mm focal lengths and f/1.4 maximum aperture. The interesting part is that both lenses are developed for mirrorless cameras with full-frame image sensors.

Currently there are no rumors for a Oly full frame mirrorless camera model but this is the third patent filed in Japan. This could refer to a future product like an Olympus full-frame mirrorless camera but on the other hand we might not see these products in mass production.

Previously we have seen the 28mm f/2 and 35mm f/1.4 mirrorless lenses, this 24mm f/1.4 prime lens is also designed for full frame image sensored cameras. Sure all these prime lens patents might refer to a premium fixed lens full-frame compact camera like the Sony RX1R series. … Continue reading

Sony A6300 Mirrorless Camera Comes with 24MP Sensor and Incredible AF

The Sony A6300 mirrorless camera has been announced as a fast  that is specifically aimed at capturing fast objects.

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 a6300’s 425-point hybrid AF system is capable of continuous shooting at up to 11fps and features ‘high-density’ tracking, which dynamically activated AF points around a subject and adjusts them depending on the motion of the subject itself.

The mirrorless shooter has an updated magnesium alloy body that is both dust and moisture resistant but it is not completely weather sealed. The a6300 also gets a reinforced lens mount structure to handle larger and heavier lenses apperently, it gets a new shutter release button and mode dial with improved operability and grip. … Continue reading

Olympus PEN-F Camera Announced with 20MP Four Thirds Sensor

Olympus PEN-F camera has been announced a while ago with 20-Megapixel Four Thirds image sensor and built-in EVF.

The new MFT camera from Olympus is the revival of its classic 1960s half-frame PEN-F film camera in digital form. The shooter supports the world’s best 5-axis Image Stabilization system found in the OM-D lineup cameras and the sensor provides 50-Megapixel high resolution shot capability.

Along with the 20MP image sensor, the first digital PEN-F camera features a built-in viewfinder with a real-time preview of settings adjustments and offers an impressive 2.36 Million-dot OLED panel. It also boasts a fully articulating 1.04 Million-dot 3″ LCD and can record full 1080HD videos at 60p. … Continue reading

Sony A6300 vs Nikon D500 Comparison

Here is a quick specifications comparison of the Sony A6300 vs Nikon D500 mid-range cameras with APS-c sized image sensors.

Sony A6300 mirrorless camera features a 24-megapixels APS-C CMOS sensor with 425-point on-sensor phase-detection AF system and 11fps continuous shooting (8fps continuous live view). It also has silent shooting feature with maximum ISO of 51200 and 4K video capture up to 100 Mbps.

Nikon D500 DSLR camera features a 20.9-megapixel APS-C sensor that’s coupled with the new Expeed 5 image processor found in the D5. It also has the same 153-point AF system with 99 cross-type sensor and can able to shoot continuously at 10 fps with a 200 shot buffer for Raw images. … Continue reading

Fujifilm X-Pro2 firmware update 1.01 released

Fujifilm has released firmware update 1.01 for its flagship X-Pro2 mirrorless interchangeable lens camera.

Firmware update version 1.0.1 for Fujifilm X-Pro2 fixes a phenomenon that in rare cases, established customized menu settings are reset to factory default setting when the camera is turned off.

This firmware update also improves image quality when shooting in the long exposure mode. You can see the details of the new firmware update and download links below. … Continue reading

Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 Lens Officially Announced with Autofocus

Zeiss has introduced a Batis 18mm f/2.8 lens with autofocus support for full-frame mirrorless cameras made by Sony.

The new Batis-series lens is the widest model in the lineup and sure a great welcome for landscape and architecture photographers. The brand new wide-angle prime optic features an OLED screen, just like its siblings.

The first two Batis models are the 25mm f/2 and the 85mm f/1.8 as these optics deliver a very high image quality and provides the same dust and weather seals. … Continue reading

More Sony A9 Specs Appeared Online

Sony is once again rumored to announce a flagship full-frame mirrorless camera which will be called the Sony A9 and placed above the A7-series. More Sony A9 specs has been leaked online.

The gossip mill is once again mentioning a camera called Sony Alpha A9 camera which will be aimed at professional action and sports photographers.

Looks like Sony working on an A9-mirrorless camera with DSLR-inspired design and if rumors are true it will become the new flagship E-mount mirrorless interchangeable lens camera with full-frame image sensor. … Continue reading

Fujifilm X-T2 Camera Coming at Photokina 2016

Fujifilm is rumored to announce several new cameras and lenses in 2016 and one of them is the X-T2 mirrorless model which is expected to be capable of recording videos at 4K resolution.

During an interview with the Fujifilm Managers Shugo Kiryu at French website Focus-Numerique, it is now confirmed that the upcoming Fujifilm X-T2 will definitely have 4K video recoding feature.

When we look at the previous rumors, we can also say that the Fuji X-T2 could also feature 120 fps video recording at 1080p resolution. The specs list might include improved continuous AF with 10fps shooting. … Continue reading

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