Leica M10 Firmware 1.9.4.0 Released

Leica camera released a new firmware update version 1.9.4.0 for the M10 mirrorless camera.

Leica M10 is a digital rangefinder model in the renowned M-System lineup. The full-frame mirrorless comes with 24-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor with better dynamic range, sharpness, resolution, and contrast rendition.

You can find the firmware details which provides improvements of SD card compatibility. Download link as follows. … Continue reading


New Sony Full Frame E-mount lenses coming this Summer

New Sony full frame E mount lenses from several brands like Sony, Zeiss, Sigma and Samyang is rumored to be announced this Summer.

The expansion of Sony’s lens range especially the native ones will undoubtedly please photographers who are currently using company’s mirrorless cameras.

The rumor mill is in talks of a FE 135mm f/1.8 GM and FE 400mm f/2.8 GM from Sony and FE 35mm f/1.4 from Sigma. There is a mention of another zoom optic for FE-mount by the end 2017. A new Zeiss Batis lens and Samyang FE autofocus prime lens is also on the horizon. … Continue reading


Sony A9 sensor reviewed by DxOMark

Sony A9 sensor reviewed by DxOMark. The high-end full frame camera achieved a score of 92 points from the test results.

The Sony a9 ranks 2nd overall for ISO just behind the A7S, and although its Portrait and Landscape scores at base ISO are a little behind the top performers, they’re still very good. Sony A9 sensor score is 92, it is better than Canon EOS-1D X and Nikon D5.

According to DxOMark, the low-light ISO score of 3517 ISO is exceptional and base ISO 50 scores of 13.3EV and 24.9 bits, respectively, are very good. … Continue reading


More Sony A7III Features : Same A9 Joystick, Touch Screen, 4K Video

Here are the latest and updated Sony A7III features. According to the list the full frame E-mount camera will have the same Joystick control, Touch Screen and 4K video recording of the Sony A9.

Sony is actively working on a new A7-series shooter which is expected to be called as the Alpha A7III. The announcement of the mirrorless cameras will happen this Fall sometime between October-November.

Even we still don’t know if the upcoming full-frame E-mount camera will have the same body design of the A9 or maintain the current A7II look. Anyway first Sony A7III features already mentions about the 24MP sensor and the 693-point AF system of the A9. More buzz after the break! … Continue reading


Sony A7III Specs Rumored to Feature 24MP Sensor

Sony is rumored to announce the Mark III version of its A7-series full-frame E-mount camera this Fall. The Alpha A7III specs to feature the same 24-megapixel sensor and AF system from the high-end Sony A9 camera.

Sony is planning to release more E-mount bodies by the end of this year. One of them is allegedly the Sony A7 Mark III, which will take the place of the A7II.

According to recent rumors, the A7III specs will have the same sensor and autofocus system of the Alpha A9 but unlike the flagship shooter the A7III will not have a higher burst rate. More details after the break! … Continue reading


Sony A9, A7II, A7RII, A7SII, A6300 and A6500 Firmware Updates Released

Sony released a new firmware update for its A9, A7II, A7RII, A7SII, A6300 and A6500 mirrorless cameras.

The firmware version 4.0 for Sony A7II and A7RII includes several improvements and fixes, while the Sony A7SII upgraded to version 3.0. The Sony A9 firmware update 1.01 also changes the camera specs for overheating issus.

You can find the whole details and download links below. … Continue reading


Sony A9 vs Nikon D5 Real World Comparison

Sony A9 vs Nikon D5 Real World Comparison video posted by Max Yuryev and Paul Nelson.

According to the long video, the Sony A9 has really excellent performance (better for framing the shot and focuses better in low light).

Sony A9 comes with a stacked CMOS sensor with incredible autofocus coverage. The camera features a 24.2MP full-frame Exmor RS stacked CMOS sensor and BIONZ X image processor. … Continue reading


Download the Sony A9 User’s Manual

Here’s the link to Download the Sony A9 User’s Manual. These manufacturer guides are great which you can figure out how all the cool new features work before the product arrives.

Sony Alpha A9 (α9 / ILCE-9) mirrorless camera equipped with a full-frame 24.2 MP stacked CMOS sensor. It works with the high-speed BIONZ X processor create beautifully detailed, expansive dynamic range and low-noise images.

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


Sony A7III release date scheduled for November 2017

The Sony A7III release date is now scheduled for November 2017. Sad news for full frame E-mount shooters. According to recent rumors the camera is delayed and will start shipping this Fall.

Sony is planning to release more E-mount bodies by the end of this year. One of them is allegedly the Sony A7 Mark III, which will take the place of the A7II.

The A7 was succeeded by the A7II at the end of 2014. Trusted sources are reporting that the Sony A7III release date now postponed to November 2017. More details after the break! … Continue reading


Samyang announces AF 35mm f/2.8 FE lens

Samyang officially announces the AF 35mm f/2.8 FE lens designed for Sony E-mount cameras.

The compact and lightweight optic expands the Samyang’s autofocus lens line-up with the existing AF 14mm F2.8 FE and AF 50mm F1.4 FE models.

The lens features aspherical lens, Ultra Multi Coating (UMC) of Samyang Optics and Circular aperture with 7 blades. The price of the Samyang AF 35mm f/2.8 FE would be around 299$ in USD. This makes it $500 cheaper than the Zeiss 35mm f/2.8 FE lens (Amazon, B&H). … Continue reading