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


Sony A6000, A7, A7R, A7S, A7II and A7RII Firmware Update V3.10 Released

Sony today released a new firmware update for its A7 series mirrorless cameras; the A7, A7R, A7S, A7RII, A7II and the APS-c E-mount A6000 mirrorless model.

The firmware update version 3.10 for Sony a6000, A7, A7R, A7S, A7RII and A7II adds support for the new Sony GM lenses and phase detect AF. Now AF can be used in movie recording mode with the SEL85F14GM.

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


Nikon 9mm f/1.8 lens patent for 1-series mirrorless cameras

Nikon is working on a 1-series Nikon 9mm f/1.8 lens as the new patent application appeared in Japan.

The wide-angle prime lens with a fixed focal length of 9mm and a maximum aperture of f/1.8 is designed for their mirrorless cameras with 1-inch-type sensors.

When mounted on a 1-series Nikon mirrorless camera, the Nikon 9mm f/1.8 lens will offer a full-frame focal length equivalent of approximately 24.5mm. … Continue reading


Panasonic GH5 Coming at Photokina 2016 with 6K Video Recording?

More details are coming for the upcoming Panasonic GH5 as the mirrorless camera is expected to be announced at Photokina 2016 event in September.

Panasonic GH5 is rumored to be the GH4 successor, according to previous rumors, the mirrorless camera with a Micro Four Thirds sensor will offer a resolution around 20MP, with 18MP stills pulled from the 6K video mode in 16:9 aspect ratio.

The Panasonic GH5 high-end video centric mirrorless shooter is expected to record 4K videos at higher frame rates such as 60p and 6K videos at 30fps.

The rumor mill is already in talks of a GH4 replacement around Photokina 2016 event time in September. According to Japanese news outlet Nikkan, Panasonic will launch a new 6K capable mirrorless camera during fiscal year 2016. Means the actual release date could be early 2017. … Continue reading


Fujifilm XF 120mm f/2.8 R Macro Lens Delayed until Q4 2016

Fujifilm XF 120mm f/2.8 R macro lens is rumored to have been delayed and expected to be announced by the end of 2016.

According to recent Fuji rumors, the company will first launch the XF 23mm f/2 lens and it will become available this year at the Photokina 2016 event in September.

The official Fujifilm roadmap for 2015-2016 showed that the XF 120mm f/2.8 R OIS WR Macro lens will come in mid-2016. Now trusted sources states that the launch of the XF 120mm f/2.8 R macro lens has been postponed until Q4 of 2016.

The upcoming Fujinon XF 120mm f/2.8 R macro lens will offer a 35mm focal length equivalent of approximately 180mm on X-mount cameras. … Continue reading