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

Sony FE 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G OSS Lens Additional Coverage

Here is a recap of the new FE 70-300mm F4.5-F5.6 G OSS telephoto zoom lens designed for E-mount mirrorless cameras with full-frame image sensors.

Additional coverage of the Sony FE 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G OSS lens includes sample images, MTF chart and size comparison with the 70-200mm F2.8 GM and 70-200mm F4 G OSS lenses.

First samples of the telephoto zoom optic captured with the Sony A7RII full-frame mirrorless shooter can also be found in the following article. … Continue reading

Fujifilm XF 23mm f/2 Lens Rumored to be in Development

Fujifilm is rumored to be working on a XF 23mm f/2 wide-angle prime lens for its X-mount mirrorless cameras.

Trusted sources are reporting that the company has listened to its fans and that the Fujifilm XF 23mm f/2 lens is in the works. The wide-angle optic is said to become available this year at the Photokina 2016 event in September.

If it becomes a reality, then the lens will be compatible with all X-mount cameras, including the flagship X-Pro2 model. It will have a maximum aperture of f/2 and provide a full-frame focal length equivalent of 35mm.

Check the camera stores for availability
XF 23mm F2 R WR $449.95 Amazon | B&H | Adorama

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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