Nikon Z7 vs Sony a7R III Eye AF Comparison

Here is the EYE AF comparison test for Nikon full frame mirrorless cameras. Dpreview compared the Nikon Z7 side-by-side with the Sony a7R III for Eye AF.

Mirrorless enthusiasts are familiar with Eye AF which is found on Sony mirrorless cameras, including the a7 III and a7R III against which the Z6 and Z7 compete. The features incorporated in new firmware being developed for the Z6 and Z7 full-frame mirrorless Nikon cameras,

  • Eye AF  Under development is an Eye AF function, which will automatically detect the subject’s eyes to make attaining critical focus on the eyes easier. It will allow users to capture photos in which focus has been clearly acquired on the subject’s eye, which is useful for portrait, event and street photography scenarios.

Nikon’s upcoming firmware is planned that will add Eye-detection AF, CFexpress support and Raw video over HDMI to the Z6 and Z7, with AF and AE improvements also coming in May. Check more details here. … Continue reading


Meike MK 85mm f/1.8 Lens For Sony E-Mount

Meike MK 85mm f/1.8 lens officially announced for Sony E-Mount cameras. The fixed prime lens is manual focus auto aperture and supports auto EXIF.

The MK 85mm f/1.8 for Sony is actually a full-frame lens with 9 aperture blades to create a smooth bokeh effect. Focal length is approximately 127.5mm for APS-c. With a field of view close to the human eye, the lens is ideal for portrait photography. The lens is listed at Amazon US but no pricing or availability has been revealed yet. … Continue reading


Canon EOS RP vs Canon EOS 6D Mark II Specifications Comparison

Canon EOS RP vs Canon EOS 6D Mark II specifications comparisonCanon has released its entry-level full-frame mirrorless EOS RP camera for just $1300, let’s take a look at Canon EOS RP vs Canon EOS 6D Mark II comparison.

The EOS RP is a much cheaper entry point into Canon’s new EOS R system, features a 26MP CMOS sensor, Digic 8 processor and Dual Pixel AF system with 88% x 100% coverage and Eye AF. The camera can capture 4K/24p video with a substantial crop and has HDMI, headphone and microphone sockets.

Canon EOS RP Body w/EG-E1 Extension Grip & Canon Mount Adapter: $1299 at B&HAdoramaAmazon.

Canon EOS RP w/EF 24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM, EG-E1 Extension Grip & Canon Mount Adapter: $1699 at B&HAdoramaAmazon.

Canon EOS RP w/RF 24-105mm f/4L IS, EG-E1 Extension Grip & Canon Mount Adapter: $2199 at B&HAdoramaAmazon. … Continue reading


Canon RF 14-21mm f/1.4L USM Lens Rumored for 2020

Canon is rumored to announce a new Canon RF 14-21mm f/1.4L USM Lens in the beginning of 2020. According to recent rumors, the company is currently working on a new super RF-mount lens. The L-series optic is a bright wide-angle zoom; Canon RF 14-21mm f/1.4L USM lens.

This will be another “world first” type of lenses from Canon just like the amazing RF 28-70mm f/2 L USM. Expect the price the same as Canon RF 28-70mm f/2 L USM Lens – $2,999 at Amazon | B&H Photo | Adorama.

Canon is expanding the RF series lens lineup and will introduce more glass for the full-frame mirrorless system. At the CP+ 2019, the company announced the development of 6 new RF lenses and two more mirrorless optic will join the party by the end of 2019 to early 2020. … Continue reading


Samyang MF 14mm f/2.8 RF & MF 85mm f/1.4 RF Lenses

Both the Samyang MF 14mm f/2.8 RF Lens and Samyang MF 85mm f/1.4 RF Lens now available for purchase. The two new Samyang lenses are RF mount and designed  for Canon full frame mirrorless camera.

The US price for Rokinon 14mm f/2.8 MF lens is $499, US price for Rokinon 85mm f/1.4 MF lens for Canon RF mount is $399. You can check availability at major stores like B&H Photo Video/Adorama.

Samyang has plans to announce 8 new lenses by the end of Q2 in 2019. The first one from the roadmap was the XP 10mm f/3.5 lens which was announced in February … Continue reading


Canon EOS RP in Stock & Shipping in the US

The entry-level Canon EOS RP full frame mirrorless camera is now in stock and shipping at major US stores.

Canon is currently shipping the EOS RP camera. So, if you are interested or want to get as far to the front of the list as you can, you should probably go ahead and order yours now. … Continue reading


Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f/1.2 Aspherical Lens

The Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f/1.2 Aspherical Lens for Sony E-mount will start shipping form April 2019. (check Adorama and B&H).

In addition, Voigtlander announced two new lenses – Voigtlander Nokton 21mm f/1.4 Aspherical lens for Sony E-mount and Voigtlander Nokton Vintage Line 75mm f/1.5 Aspherical VM lens for Leica M-mount – and six different mirrorless lens adapter. … Continue reading


Sony FE 135mm f/1.8 GM Telephoto Prime Lens for Sony E-Mount

The Sony FE 135mm f/1.8 GM is a new prime lens for full-frame Sony mirrorless cameras that’s designed to deliver the ultimate bokeh. The mid telephoto prime lens features 13 elements in 10 groups including a recently developed, extremely precise XA (extreme aspherical) element that reduces aberration and increases resolution, as well as Super ED (extra-low dispersion) and ED elements.

It has a near-circular 11 blade diaphragm, the most ever used in an Alpha lens, which creates a very attractive blur to the out-of-focus areas of the image, Sony’s Nano AR Coating to reduce flare and ghosting, a fluorine coated front element, and it’s also dust and moisture resistant.

The US price for this lens is $1,898.00 (B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon) shipping in late April, 2019.  … Continue reading


Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95 III Lens for Full Frame Mirrorless Cameras

Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95 III lens for Nikon Z, Canon RF/EF and Sony E mount full frame cameras now available.

Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95 III is an ultra large diameter standard lens designed as a mirrorless camera for full-frame image sensor. While achieving the phenomenal brightness of aperture opening F value of 0.95, it is also equipped with portability, design has been designed considering balance with the mirrorless machine.

Utilizing the features of the ultra-large aperture lens, it is possible to take handheld photographs in places where there is little light intensity, or to take advantage of beautifully large blur taste. … Continue reading


Two More Canon RF Lenses Coming in Late 2019

In addition to the 6 new RF lenses, Canon is rumored to announce two more mirrorless lenses in RF-series by the end of 2019 to early 2020.

According to the latest reports, the two more Canon RF lenses can be one of the following four candidates. Check it out!

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