Nikon NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/2.8 S Lens

The Nikon NIKKOR Z 2470mm f/2.8 S is a standart zoom lens for Nikon Z series mirrorless cameras; it features a constant f/2.8 aperture, providing sharp images and beautiful bokeh.

Compared to the AF-S 24-70mm F2.8 for F-mount, the new lens is 25% smaller and 18% lighter, with a totally redesigned optical formula comprising 17 elements in 15 groups. Additionally, the NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/2.8 S is the first NIKKOR lens to feature Nikon’s all-new ARNEO coating: a multi-layer coating that is used in conjunction with Nano Crystal Coating for superior anti-reflective performance.

The new NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/2.8 S will be available in the spring of 2019 with a price tag of $2299. Here’s a short video in which photographer Ami Vitale shares her impressions of the lens and some sample photos shot with it: … Continue reading


Fujifilm X-T30: Lightweight, 4K $900 Mirrorless Camera

Fujifilm has launched the XT30, a new mirrorless interchangeable lens camera that is the successor to the X-T20. The latest addition to the Fuji X-series line-up, the Fujifilm XT30, has a lot in common with the more expensive X-T3.

The US price for X-T30 body is $899, now available for pre-order at B&H Photo / Amazon / Adorama. The release date for Canon EOS RP is in March.

The camera offers the same 26.1MP X-Trans sensor and X-Processor 4 Quad Core-CPU found in the X-T3 and adds improved autofocus that will come to the X-T3 later via a firmware update. … Continue reading


Canon EOS RP Budget Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera

Canon EOS RP is the second fullframe mirrorless camera that joins the EOS R launched last year. The Canon EOS RP puts the power of fullframe mirrorless into a small, lightweight EOS R series body, opening up exciting creative possibilities.

This is simply a mirrorless equivalent of the EOS 6D Mark II DSLR, boasting an aggressively competitive price and, for its class, an impressively lightweight body.

The body goes for only $1,300 (£1,400, AU$2,100), and comes in a kit with the RF 24-105mm f4 L lens for $2,400 (£2,330, no kit in Australia). At those prices, it’s competing with older models that have experienced price drops over the years, most notably the Sony A7 II. … Continue reading


Olympus 12-200mm f/3.5-6.3 MFT Lens with 16.6x Zoom

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-200mm f/3.5-6.3 is a new super-telephoto zoom lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras. The lens features a 35mm equivalent focal range of 24-400mm for a 16.6x zoom, the highest magnification available for mirrorless cameras.

The lens is not a “PRO” but the company claims that it offers the same dustproof and splashproof build quality as those lenses.

Olympus 12-200mm f/3.5-6.3 MFT  lens does not offer built-in stabilization, and will rely on camera body IS. The lens uses Olympus’ MSC (Movie and Still Compatible) focusing mechanism and provides quieter operation – particularly useful for shooting video. The company’s ZERO (Zuiko Extra-low Reflection Optical) coating is also employed to reduce flare and ghosting.

The US price of the Olympus 12-200mm f/3.5-6.3 MFT lens is $900, pre-orders: B&H

Most Popular Micro Four Thirds Lenses … Continue reading


Nikon Z7 Firmware 1.03 and Nikon Z6 Firmware 1.01 Released

Nikon has released new firmware updates for the Nikon Z6 and Nikon Z7 full-frame mirrorless cameras.

This firmware Nikon Z7 firmware update 1.03 and Nikon Z6 firmware update 1.01 fixes several issues. The previously announced major firmware that will add Eye AF, RAW video support, CFexpress support to Z series is expected later.

Here are the list of changes with download links. … Continue reading


Canon EOS R Firmware Update Version 1.1.0 Released

Canon released the new firmware for EOS R full frame mirrorless camera.

Firmware Update Version 1.1.0 corrects several phenomenons and supports continuous shooting when “silent shutter” has been enabled.

You can follow the links below to download the firmware updates. Canon EOS R body :  ($2,299 at AmazonB&HAdorama) … Continue reading


First Fujifilm X-T30 Images & Specs Leaked

Fujifilm X-T30 Images & Specs have been leaked on the web. From the first images we can clearly see that Fujifilm has removed the D-Pad in favor of a joystick.

As expected Fuji X-T30 will use the same 26MP sensor as the Fujifilm X-T3. The midrange SLR-styled mirrorless camera that serves as the younger sibling to the X-T3. is expected to be announced next week on the 14th of February. Check out the Fujifilm X-T30 Images & Specs ! … Continue reading


Canon EOS RP Images & Specs Leaked

The first leaked images and specs of Canon EOS RP now available online. The official announcement is on February 14th along with  lenses. You can see the details below: … Continue reading


Canon to Announce at Least 5 New RF Mirrorless Lenses

Canon will soon announce at least 5 new RF-mount full-frame mirrorless lenses. New Canon RF lenses will be the RF 15-35mm f/2.8L IS, RF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS, RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS, RF 85mm f/1.2L, RF 24-240mm f/4-6.3 IS USM.

According to the reports, the official announcement will happen on February 14th. The lenses will arrive along with the new Canon EOS RP entry level full-frame mirrorless camera.  … Continue reading


Panasonic S1 vs Nikon Z6 AF Test Video

Check out this Panasonic S1 vs Nikon Z6 AF test video. The newly announced Lumix S1 & S1R uses the same Depth from Defocus AF system as Panasonic’s Micro Four Thirds cameras. As we all know that Nikon Z6 features 273 Phase AF points based Fullframe Sensor.

Panasonic S1’s ($2,497.99 at AmazonB&HAdorama) DFD is contrast-detect based but uses an understanding of each lens’s optical characteristics to work out where to drive the focus to. The camera’s AF Tracking mode has been updated, too. It now tracks whatever is under the focus point when you half-press (or AF-On) and then reverts to your original AF area when you release.

You can watch the AutoFocus Video test between the Panasonic S1 and Nikon Z6 ($1,996.95 at Amazon | B&H Photo | Adorama ) camera below.  … Continue reading