Zeiss Loxia 25mm F2.4 Lens In Stock and Shipping

Great news for full-frame Sony E-mount users!! The manual focus Zeiss Loxia 25mm f/2.4 lens is now in stock and shipping from several camera stores in US.

The wide angle lens for Sony E-mount is well-suited for street and travel photographers who want high-quality images. The optical design of the Distagon lens, with its cutting-edge technology and T antireflective coating by ZEISS. 

The ZEISS Loxia 25mm f/2.4 lens is priced for $1,299 in US… Continue reading


Sigma 70mm F2.8 DG Macro Art Lens Priced $569, Available for Pre-Order

Excellent news!! Sigma announced the US price and release date of Sigma 70mm f/2.8 DG MACRO Art lens. The price for the bright macro optic is $569.00 and now available for pre-order.

The dust- and splash-resistant Sigma lens will be available for Sony E-mount cameras as well as Canon EF, Nikon F mount DSLRs. Check out the major stores below.

Sigma 70mm f/2.8 DG Macro Art Lens for Canon EF: $569 at B&HAdorama.

Sigma 70mm f/2.8 DG Macro Art Lens for Sony E: $569 at B&HAdorama.

Sigma 70mm f/2.8 DG Macro Art Lens for Sigma SA: $569 at B&HAdorama. … Continue reading


Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III RXD Lens Priced $799, Available for Pre-Order!

Great News! The Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III RXD lens (Model A036) now available for pre-order. The first third-party that is created natively for the Sony full frame E-mount is priced for $799.

The new high-speed lens offers a minimum focus distance of 19cm/7.5in at wide-angle, will measure 11.7cm/4.6in long and weigh in at 19.4oz/1.2lb. Tamron claims the lens will offer excellent optical performance and high-quality bokeh. An ‘RXD’ stepping motor autofocus unit provides quiet operation for video applications, and the whole thing will be moisture-resistant.

The standard zoom can be found at major stores in US. Check out the pre-orders at AmazonBhphotoAdorama. … Continue reading


Fujifilm X-T100 camera to be announced soon

Fujifilm X-T100 announcement date is rumored to take place in the near future as sources claims the mirrorless shooter will be the entry-level model.

Fujifilm is rumored to start a new model with the X-T100 soon. The upcoming camera is expected to position between the EVF-less Fujifilm X-A5 and Fuji’s mid-range model like the Fujifilm X-T20 and Fujifilm X-E3.

It will have a 24-megapixel Bayer sensor and the design look SLR-like. Let’s look at the details before the Fujifilm X-T100 announcement happens.  … Continue reading


Rumored Olympus E-M5 Mark III Specifications

Here are the first rumored Olympus E-M5 Mark III specifications appeared on the web.

Olympus is on the verge to introduce a new OM-D camera for Photokina 2018  event. The products in question is the mid-range MFT camera which would be the replacement of Olympus E-M5 Mark II and the PEN-F Mark II.

If we see the announcement at the Photokina event in September than the release date of this new camera will be in late 2018 or early 2019. More details after the break! … Continue reading


Meyer-Optik Goerlitz Unveils Nocturnus 75mm F/0.95 Lens

Meyer-Optik Goerlitz has announced its latest ‘world’s fastest’ f/0.95 lens, launching the Nocturnus 75mm f/0.95, priced at €1,899 on an early bird special.

The German lens maker says the Nocturnus 75mm f/0.95 will have a May 2018 release date and be available in SonyLeica M and Fuji X mounts.

For similar bright aperture models see the Meyer Optik lenses like the Nocturnus 50 f/0.95 II and Nocturnus 35mm f/0.95 lenses for Sony E-mount … Continue reading


Fujifilm Releases New Firmware for X-H1, X-E3, X100F Cameras

Fujifilm has announced a new firmware updates for the X-H1, X-E3 and X100F cameras in its X Series, which resolve bugs reported by users and improve performance.

The Fuji X-E3 updated to firmware ver 1.20, X-H1 to ver1.02 while the X100F to version 2.10. X-E3 now has support for Fujifilm X RAW Studio and compatible with the newly developed FUJINON XC15-45mmF3.5-5.6 OIS PZ lens. The upgrade also enhanced Bluetooth connectivity via the FUJIFILM Camera Remote app.

On the X100F side the upgrade allows users to enlarge indicators and information in the viewfinder and/or LCD monitor. It also enables users to customize the location of where the information is shown on the display.

Firmware version 1.02 for the Fuji X-H1 resolves a phenomenon reported by some users where image files can be overwritten when a folder is selected by the SELECT FOLDER function in the SETUP menu and you take pictures. … Continue reading


New Laowa Lenses: 10-18mm FE, 100mm f/2.8 2X Macro, 17mm f/4 and 4mm f/2.8

Venus Optics announced four new Laowa lenses: 10-18mm FE, 100mm f/2.8 2X Macro, 17mm f/4 and 4mm f/2.8.

The Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 FE Zoom is currently the widest zoom lens available for Sony full frame E-mount cameras. The 100mm f/2.8 2:1 Macro is the 2nd member of Laowa 2:1 macro line-up. The Laowa 17mm f/4 GFX is currently the widest available native lens option for Fujifilm G-mount cameras. The 4mm f/2.8 Fisheye MFT delivers aunique circular fisheye field of view on Micro four thirds cameras.

All four lenses will be available for trial at Venus Optics’ booth (T225) in Beijing P&E Imaging fair during 3rd-6th May 2019. They are expected to be shipped in mid/late 2018. … Continue reading


Sony A7 III in Stock and Shipping in US

The new Sony A7 III full frame mirrorless camera is now available and in stock and shipping in the US.

Sony has expanded its full-frame Alpha 7 range, introducing the Sony A7 III. With a price tag of $1,999, the camera boasts a new backside-illuminated, 24-megapixel sensor and 4K video recording with S-Log. It can also shoot full resolution pictures at up to 10fps and has a quad-VGA OLED viewfinder.

Sony A7 III camera is also the new best seller in mirrorless cameras at Amazon, followed by Sony A6000 and Sony A7R III. … Continue reading


Fujifilm X-T20 Firmware Update Ver.2.00 Released

Fujifilm released a new firmware update version 2.0 for the X-T20 mirrorless camera., which adds faster AF tracking and enhanced touchscreen operation to match the Fuji X-E3.

The Fuji X-T20 firmware update 2.0 also adds support for the camera to FUJIFILM’s X RAW STUDIO software, and also adds compatibility with the newly launched Fujinon XC15-45mmF3.5-5.6 OIS PZ lens. Firmware improves third party studio flash controller usability as well as add new functions designed to improve operability.

See details and download link below.  … Continue reading