Olympus E-M1 Mark II announcement rumored for Photokina 2016

Olympus is rumored to announce the new flagship Micro Four Thirds camera this year. Olympus E-M1 Mark II announcement is scheduled for Photokina 2016 event this September.

Photokina is the worlds biggest digital imaging event and photo enthusiasts welcome new products in the industry from all brands. The most popular one from these units is the Olympus E-M1 Mark II and one more source now reporting that it will be unveiled this September.

photographer attending the London Camera Exchange event in Southampton, UK spoke with an Olympus representative. As you might guess the rep said that the company has scheduled the Olympus E-M1 Mark II announcement event for Photokina 2016.  … Continue reading

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

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

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

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

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

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