Meike Announce Battery Grip For Fuji X-T2

Meike has announced a new battery grip for the Fujifilm X-T2 mirrorless camera. This is the second product after the MEKE Meike Brackt Hand Grip MK-XT2G for Fujifilm X-T2.

MK-XT2 PRO series battery grip features a built-in 2.4g wireless remote control and can be operated within 100 meters of an open area. The MK-XT2 PRO battery grip features a shutter release button, Fn button, Q button, AE-L, AF-L, two-wheel dials and a joystick, you can access everything while holding your camera vertically.

The battery grip for X-T2 also features boost mode, control by a normal-boost switch, micro USB charging port, and 3.5mm audio jack. The grip will be available on Amazon. … Continue reading


Fujifilm X-T3 Officially Announced : 26MP, 4K/60p, Price $1,499

Fujifilm today unveiled the new Fujifilm X-T3 with an all-new back-illuminated 26.1MP X-Trans CMOS 4 sensor and X-Processor 4 processor.

The new X-T3 delivers superb image quality, dramatically improved AF performance, exceptional tracking performance of fast-moving subjects and blackout-free burst shooting. The X-T3 is also the first APS-C mirrorless camera capable of 4K/60P 10bit recording to meet the needs of professional videographers. The camera shoots continuously at 20 fps (e-shutter) or 11 fps (mechanical shutter) at full resolution, or at up to 30 fps in a 1.25x crop mode.

Fujifilm X-T3 will be available starting September 20th in black and silver for $1,499.95 body-only, or as a kit with the XF 18-55mm for $1,899.95. Check pre-orders at B&H PhotoAmazonUSAdorama. … Continue reading


Fujifilm XF10 : Small Compact Camera with Big Sensor

Fujifilm XF10 is an ultra lightweight, travel-friendly premium compact camera featuring an APS-C sized sensor, 28mm lens and enhanced Bluetooth connectivity.

The Fujifilm XF10 features a 24MP APS-C-size CMOS sensor and 28mm equiv. F2.8 lens. It has a 91-point hybrid autofocus system, 6 fps burst shooting and 4K/15p video capture. The body has twin control dials, a fixed 3″ touchscreen LCD, a built-in flash and a socket for an external microphone.

The XF10 weighs 280g / 9.8oz with card and battery makes it 18% lighter than the X70. It is price in the U.S. for USD $499.95. … Continue reading


Fujifilm X100F Brown camera officially announced

Fujifilm X100F Brown camera officially announced. Fujifilm X100F Brown camera price expected to be the same as the original one. The regular X100F is currently priced at $1,199 in the US.

Along with Fujifilm Korea you can find the Fujifilm X100F Brown camera in Fujifilm Turkey too. Looks like the company is introducing the brown X100F camera without an official announcement. So be sure to check major stores like BHphotoAmazon and Adorama.

Otherwise same specs and X100 accessories apply for the Fujifilm X100F Brown camera. … Continue reading


Fujifilm X-T100 Mirrorless Camera Officially Announced

The entry-level Fujifilm X-T100 mirrorless camera announced with large EVF and phase-detect AF for $600.

The X-T100 has a 24.2 megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor, 4K video recording at 15fps, and the camera features advanced automatic scene recognition. There is also a 3-way tilting touch screen as well as built-in Bluetooth.

The X-T100 has the usual Fujifilm feature set, including the much-loved Film Simulation Modes. Battery life is rated at an impressive 430 shots per charge.

You can purchase the X-T100 with or without the Fujinon XC 15-45mm F3.5-5.6 OIS PZ lens, priced at $599/€599 and $699/€699/£619, respectively. The mirrorless camera will be available in mid-June. … 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


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


Meyer-Optik-Görlitz Unveils Nocturnus III 50 f0.95 Lens

Meyer-Optik-Görlitz launches new Nocturnus III 50 f0.95 with mounts for Sony-E, Fuji-X and Leica M cameras.

The new Nocturnus has a minimum focus distance of 50 cm and weighs 790 grams. The new mechanical design of the Nocturnus III makes this lens also an interesting option for videography: Manual focus control and the step less aperture ring operate almost silently.

Like its predecessor, the new Nocturnus comes with a focal length of 50 mm and an aperture range from f0.95 to f11. Thus, the lens features a lot of versatility both when shooting in available light conditions and in terms of depth-of-field. Its 15 aperture blades with anti-reflective coating, make the new Nocturnus III 50 f0.95 a unique tool to create a pleasant bokeh with circular highlights whilst creating great sharpness in the focused areas.  … Continue reading


New Opteka 12mm f/2.8 Lens Announced for Mirrorless Cameras

Opteka announced  a new 12mm f/2.8 lens designed for mirrorless cameras with APS-c and MFT sensor. The ultra wide-angle prime optic is available for Nikon 1, Canon EF-M, Fuji X, MFT and Sony E mounts.

All-metal construction is durable and depth of field and focus distance scales have been engraved on the lens barrel for pre-focusing needs.

Individual lens element feature an HD anti-reflection coating to control surface reflections, flare, and ghosting in order to realize a high degree of contrast and color accuracy, even when working in bright and backlit conditions.

The aperture varies between f/2.8 and f/22. Manual focus lens has 9-blade diaphragm. The price of the Opteka 12mm f/2.8 lens is $199.99. Check out all Opteka lenses here. … Continue reading


Zeiss Loxia 25mm f/2.4 lens becomes official

The manual focus Zeiss Loxia 25mm f/2.4 lens for full-frame Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras officially announced.

Featuring a compact form factor at only 2.9″ in length, the Loxia 25mm f/2.4 Lens from Zeiss is a wide-angle prime is based on the Distagon optical concept, providing an image that is notably sharp and free of distortion from edge to edge.

The wide angle lens for Sony E-mount is well-suited for street and travel photographers who want high-quality images. 

The ZEISS Loxia 25mm f/2.4 lens will be available from March 2018 with a MSRP of $1,299 in US. Pre-Order –at B&HAdoramaProduct photos and sample images captured using the ZEISS Loxia 2.4/25 can be downloaded here and here. … Continue reading