Tony Northrup put the newly announced Olympus E-M1X and Sony A7 III camera to freeze test.
Tony’s extreme brutal testing involved by freezing the Olympus E-M1X (Adorama | B&H | Amazon) in ice with a Sony a7 III to test the weather sealing. Then, he did some astrophotography shots to test the eye detect autofocus and portraits, low-light autofocus, sports, stabilization (4 seconds handheld!), Hi-res mode (both tripod and handheld high res), and the built-in ND filter.
Surprisingly the Olympus had trouble with its shutter button getting stuck, while the Sony continued to operate perfectly. Check out the video below for more in action! … Continue reading
The new Olympus E-M1X Micro Four Thirds mirrorless camera is now officially announced. The US price is $2,999 and it is now available for pre-order at Adorama | B&H | Amazon. Shipping is scheduled to start on February 25, 2019.
Olympus OM-D E-M1X: $2,999 at Adorama | B&H | Amazon.
- 20.4MP Live MOS Micro Four Thirds Sensor
- Dual TruePic VIII Image Processors
- Integrated Vertical Grip, Dual Batteries
- 2.36m-Dot 0.83x Electronic Viewfinder
- 3.0″ 1.037m-Dot Vari-Angle Touchscreen
- DCI 4K/24p & UHD 4K/30p Video Recording
- 5-Axis Sensor-Shift Image Stabilization
- 15 fps Shooting and Expanded ISO 25600
- 121-Point All Cross-Type Phase-Detect AF
- Weather-Sealed Construction
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Best Lenses for Sony A6400 mirrorless camera. Looking for recommended lenses for your Sony Alpha a6400? Here are the top rated Sony a6400 lenses.
The Sony a6400 camera is the new mid-range APS-C E-mount mirrorless camera. The a6400’s specs revolve around a familiar 24.2MP APS-C Exmor CMOS image sensor, once again paired with an Bionz X image processor. Sony’s latest follows the last two camera generations by including a hot shoe mount and a microphone jack, as well as 4K video recording at 24 or 30 fps. The camera sports continuous shooting up to 11 fps using its mechanical shutter, or 8 fps in its silent shooting mode, with continuous AF / AE tracking. If you’re wondering about the math, that would be 116 frames of JPEG Standard or 46 frames of RAW compressed images. It is really amazing! … Continue reading
If you’re in the market for a new Nikon Full Frame FX Camera and you’re not sure what the differences are, check out this Youtube video by Jared Polin.
Even though Nikon has more than four full frame cameras on the market currently, video focuses on the Nikon Z7, Z6, D850 and D5. According to Jared, the Nikon D750 which is a fantastic camera is on it’s last legs and lacks some modern features. Check out the Which Nikon full-frame camera to Buy? Nikon D5, D850, Z7, or Z6? video below! … Continue reading
Sony A9 firmware update 5.0 will be available from March. Patrick Murphy-Racey published a Youtube video showing the tracking feature. By the way the new tracking feature is already inside the Sony A6400 bodies that will start shipping in February of 2019.
From the video, we can see that the Sony A9 (Amazon/B&H Photo/Adorama) has an impressive read time tracking with this firmware 5.0. Check it out. … Continue reading
In addition to the new Nikon Z 14-30mm f/4 S lens and the upcoming Z-series firmware updates, Nikon also announced a new Nikon Z6 filmmaker’s kit.
The Nikon Z 6 Filmmaker’s Kit includes just about everything the budding videographer needs for more advanced movie-making. The bundle includes a range of equipment that helps users unlock the Z 6’s advanced video features and powerful potential.
Nikon Z 6 Filmmaker’s Kit has price tag of $3999. If you are a serious videographer and need all these materials seperately, you’re definitely saving some money if you need all of that gear. In the box of Nikon Z6 filmmaker’s kit you can find; … Continue reading
The Nikon Z 14-30mm f/4 S lens is a compact ultra-wide angle zoom designed for Nikon’s full-frame Z-series mirrorless cameras.
Featuring a new optical design, the compact and lightweight NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/4 S delivers the high level of optical performance that still and video creators expect from the NIKKOR name. By utilizing the larger diameter and technological benefits of the Z Mount, Nikon was able to design an ultra-wide-angle lens that delivers superior optical performance and maximizes the potential of high pixel-count digital cameras such as the 45.7-megapixel Nikon Z7.
The Nikon NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/4 S lens will be available in the spring for a suggested retail price (SRP) of $1,299.95. You can check pre-order options at B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon. … Continue reading
Sony α6400 mirrorless camera announced. The new mid-range α6400 APS-C mirrorless camera (model ILCE-6400) unveiled with real-time eye autofocus, real-time tracking and world’s fastest autofocus:
The body-only price will be $900 in the US, CAN$1250 in Canada and €1050 in Europe. Release date of the A6400 is in February, 2019. Pre-order at B&H Photo Video & Adorama … Continue reading
The Olympus E-M1X high-end mirrorless camera will be announced on January 24th. Here is an updated rumors recap of the upcoming Micro Four Thirds sports camera.
Olympus released several Olympus OM-D E-M1 X teaser to show a few quick glances at a new high-end OM-D mirrorless camera in action. Along with the E-M1X, the company will also release a new electronic flash (IM011), wireless commander (IM012) and a wireless receiver (IM013).
The dimensions of the Olympus E-M1X are 144.37mm x 146.765mm x 75.345mm. Check out the comparison between the Olympus E-M1 Mark II (134.1mm x 90.9mm x 68.9mm), Canon 1DX Mark II (158mm x 167.6mm x 82.6mm) and Nikon D5 (160mm x 158.5mm x 92mm): … Continue reading