Iridient X-Transformer 1.0.1 Adds Support for Fujifilm X-H1, X-A5, and X-A20

Iridient X-Transformer 1.0.1 released with support for Fujifilm X-H1, X-A5, and X-A20 mirrorless cameras.

Iridient Digital’s high quality RAW processing algorithms. This program converts Fujifilm’s proprietary RAF image data to the openly specified DNG image format.

See the improvements and bug fixes. below.  … Continue reading

New Olympus OM-D E-M1 II, E-M5 II and Pen-F Firmware Updates Released

Olympus announces a series of new firmware updates that are available immediately for several of its mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras.

The firmware upgrades include Version 2.0 for the flagship Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II, Version 3.0 for the Olympus PEN-F, and Version 4.0 for the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II.

All three cameras get a new Bleach Bypass Art Filter and added support for the Panasonic Leica 200mm F2.8 Power OIS lens. … Continue reading

Sony A7 III Lowlight Comparison : a7III vs a7RIII vs a6500 vs GH5

Photographer and filmmaker Max Yuryev just tested and compared the new Sony a7 III low-light against the Sony a7R III, Sony a6500, and Panasonic GH5 mirrorless cameras.

The a7 III (Amazon | B&H | Adorama) comes with a 24MP back-illuminated full-frame sensor, a 693-point AF system, 4K video with advanced features. It has 5-axis stabilization, ISO 204800, 10fps shooting, dual SD slots, weather-sealing, and a 3-inch tilting touchscreen.

Max Yuryev shot footage of himself with each of the 4 cameras at ISO values ranging from 1600 to 51200. As a verdict he says the a7III beats out everything in high iso lowlight comparison. … Continue reading

Fujifilm X-H1 in Stock and Shipping in US

The new Fujifilm X-H1 mirrorless camera is now available and in stock and shipping in the US.

The Fujifilm X-H1 is the top performing mirrorless camera in Fuji’s range.  It is the most advanced X-series mirrorless camera to date comes with in-body image stabilisation, touchscreen control and improved video settings. Check out the Fujifilm X-H1 vs X-T2 – Comparison.

The X-H1 camera for body-only is priced for $1,899.95 and with Vertical Power Booster Grip Kit costs at $2,199.95… Continue reading

Sony a7S III Rumored to be Announced at Photokina 2018

Sony A7S III full frame mirrorless camera is rumored to be announced at 2018 Photokina event. At this point release date of the Sony A7S III is scheduled for late 2018.

The full frame E-mount users has met with the A7SII in September 2015. It has been three years since the previous version. The video-centric full frame E-mount camera is expected to arrive in August – September timeframe in 2018.

Photokina 2018 opens its doors in September and prior to the event we might well see the Sony A7S III at the show.  … Continue reading

Sony A7 III User’s Manual Now Available

Sony has just released the user’s manual of Sony Alpha A7 III. You can download this 100-page instruction manual here.

These manufacturer guides are great which you can figure out how all the cool new features work before the product arrives.

The instruction manual for the mirrorless interchangeable lens camera is now available for download at You can also get it as pdf file to figure out how all the cool new features work.  … Continue reading

Sony a7 III Hands-on Videos

Here is a recap of the Sony a7 III Hands-on videos on the web.

Sony a7 III features a 24-megapixel back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS full-frame image sensor. The camera combines many of Sony’s latest technologies from the high-end Alpha A9, as well as the Alpha A7R III into a compact body. Latest BIONZ X image processor ISO sensitivity range greatly improved with an extended ISO ceiling of 204,800 (the same as the Alpha A9). Sony also managed to improve dynamic range to 15 stops with 14-bit raw files.

The Alpha A7 III (Amazon | B&H | Adorama) is likely to appeal to many photographers looking for a well-rounded and advanced full-frame mirrorless camera. … Continue reading

Fujifilm Released Firmware Updates for X-A3, X-A10 and X-A20

Fujifilm has released new firmware updates for X-A3, X-A10 and X-A20 mirrorless cameras.

Installing these firmware updates will add support for the newly announced FUJINON XC 15-45mmF3.5-5.6 OIS PZ lens for the X-A3 and X-A10. All models gets compatibility with instax SHARE SP-3, as well as SP-1 and SP-2.

Check out the firmware update details for the X-A3, X-A10 and X-A20 with download links included.  … Continue reading

Sony a7 III Sample Images

Sony a7 III Sample Images. Here are the first sample images of the new Sony a7 III full frame mirrorless camera.

The Sony a7 III is a 24MP full frame mirrorless camera that incorporates many of the features and improvements found in the a7R III and A9. Among these are a BSI sensor, along with the larger-capacity battery boasts 710 shots, AF joystick and the company’s impressive EyeAF feature. Its 693-point AF system offers 93% frame coverage. Continuous shooting is offered at up to 10 fps with mechanical shutter, and 5-axis in-body stabilization claims a 5 stop shutter speed advantage.

Sony A7 III will be available from April at a cost of $1999. Check pre-order links at Amazon | B&H Photo Video | Adorama. … Continue reading

Canon EOS M50 officially announced with 24MP sensor and 4K video

Canon EOS M50 officially announced! Everything you need to know about the Canon EOS M50, including specs, samples, video, release date, price and impressions.

The Canon EOS M50 is an entry-level mirrorless camera that features an electronic viewfinder, fully articulating touchscreen, single control dial and a 24MP APS-C sensor. It has Canon’s latest DIGIC 8 processor and offers expanded Dual Pixel AF coverage, 4K/24p video capture (1.6x crop) as well as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and NFC.

Shipping and release date of the Canon EOS M50 will be in April.  Price information as follows.

  • EOS M50 body only – $779 (Amazon | B&H Photo)
  • EOS M50 + EF-M 15-45mm F3.5-6.3 IS STM – $900
  • M50 with 15-45mm and 55-200mm F4.5-6.3 IS STM will cost $1250

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