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


Olympus E-M1 Mark II announcement rumored for Photokina 2016

Olympus is rumored to announce the new flagship Micro Four Thirds camera this year. Olympus E-M1 Mark II announcement is scheduled for Photokina 2016 event this September.

Photokina is the worlds biggest digital imaging event and photo enthusiasts welcome new products in the industry from all brands. The most popular one from these units is the Olympus E-M1 Mark II and one more source now reporting that it will be unveiled this September.

photographer attending the London Camera Exchange event in Southampton, UK spoke with an Olympus representative. As you might guess the rep said that the company has scheduled the Olympus E-M1 Mark II announcement event for Photokina 2016.  … Continue reading


Fujifilm X70 and X-E2s Firmware Updates Now Available for Download

New firmware updates for Fujifilm X70 and X-E2s mirrorless cameras now available for download.

Fuji has released firmware update version 1.01 for X-E2s camera to fix a phenomenon about the EVF issue which doesn’t work on rare occasions right after Power On. The version 1.10 update for X70 premium compact camera gets support for the WCL-X70 wide conversion lens.

Both cameras has been announced in early 2016 and we know that Fuji is very sensitive on upgrading its cameras and add support via firmware. So let’s move on the details about the firmware details.  … Continue reading


Sony Released New Firmware Updates for A7RII and A7SII Mirrorless Cameras

Sony today released a new firmware update for its A7 series mirrorless cameras. Sony A7RII and A7SII are the two E-mount full-frame mirrorless models gets the update.

New firmware update version 3.20 for Sony A7RII and version 2.10 for Sony A7SII both adds function to record XAVCS format video with an SDHC card in addition to SDXC card to the cameras.

See the whole Sony firmware update details and download links below. … Continue reading


Additional Coverage of the Sony G Master Lenses

Here is a recap of the new, ultra-high-resolution Sony G Master lenses designed for E-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras.

A new series of Sony G Master lenses lineup includes the mid-range FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM zoom, a near-perfect FE 85mm f/1.4 GM portrait prime, and a telephoto staple in the form of the FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS.

The new high-end Sony G master lenses optimized for its full-frame E-mount cameras, also known as GM series sits above the current ‘G-series‘ lenses with a premium price.  … Continue reading


Sony A6300 vs Nikon D7200 Comparison

You can check the details of these mid-range models with APS-c sized image sensors. Here is the side by side Sony A6300 vs Nikon D7200 comparison.

Sony A6300 features a 24-megapixels APS-C image sensor with copper wiring. The mirrorless camera has a 425-point on-sensor phase-detection AF system with maximum ISO of 51200 and 4K video capture up to 100 Mbps.

Nikon D7200 DSLR camera has a 24.2 megapixel APS-c sized sensor with no optical low-pass filter. It is powered by an EXPEED 4 image processor and comes with next-generation 51-point AF module with increased low-light sensitivity. … Continue reading