Additional Coverage of the Sony G Master Lenses

Here is a recap of the new, ultra-high-resolution Sony G Master lenses designed for E-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras.

A new series of Sony G Master lenses lineup includes the mid-range FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM zoom, a near-perfect FE 85mm f/1.4 GM portrait prime, and a telephoto staple in the form of the FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS.

The new high-end Sony G master lenses optimized for its full-frame E-mount cameras, also known as GM series sits above the current ‘G-series‘ lenses with a premium price.  … Continue reading

Sony FE 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G OSS Lens Additional Coverage

Here is a recap of the new FE 70-300mm F4.5-F5.6 G OSS telephoto zoom lens designed for E-mount mirrorless cameras with full-frame image sensors.

Additional coverage of the Sony FE 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G OSS lens includes sample images, MTF chart and size comparison with the 70-200mm F2.8 GM and 70-200mm F4 G OSS lenses.

First samples of the telephoto zoom optic captured with the Sony A7RII full-frame mirrorless shooter can also be found in the following article. … 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

Olympus Patent for 24mm f/1.4 Lens for Full Frame Mirrorless Cameras

Olympus has patented a new 24mm f/1.4 lens in Japan designed for full frame mirrorless cameras.

Actually the patent application consists of two Olympus lenses with 24mm and 50mm focal lengths and f/1.4 maximum aperture. The interesting part is that both lenses are developed for mirrorless cameras with full-frame image sensors.

Currently there are no rumors for a Oly full frame mirrorless camera model but this is the third patent filed in Japan. This could refer to a future product like an Olympus full-frame mirrorless camera but on the other hand we might not see these products in mass production.

Previously we have seen the 28mm f/2 and 35mm f/1.4 mirrorless lenses, this 24mm f/1.4 prime lens is also designed for full frame image sensored cameras. Sure all these prime lens patents might refer to a premium fixed lens full-frame compact camera like the Sony RX1R series. … Continue reading

Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 Lens Officially Announced with Autofocus

Zeiss has introduced a Batis 18mm f/2.8 lens with autofocus support for full-frame mirrorless cameras made by Sony.

The new Batis-series lens is the widest model in the lineup and sure a great welcome for landscape and architecture photographers. The brand new wide-angle prime optic features an OLED screen, just like its siblings.

The first two Batis models are the 25mm f/2 and the 85mm f/1.8 as these optics deliver a very high image quality and provides the same dust and weather seals. … 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

Sony A6000, A7, A7R, A7S, A7II and A7RII Firmware Update V3.10 Released

Sony today released a new firmware update for its A7 series mirrorless cameras; the A7, A7R, A7S, A7RII, A7II and the APS-c E-mount A6000 mirrorless model.

The firmware update version 3.10 for Sony a6000, A7, A7R, A7S, A7RII and A7II adds support for the new Sony GM lenses and phase detect AF. Now AF can be used in movie recording mode with the SEL85F14GM.

See the whole Sony firmware update details and download links below. … Continue reading

Budget-Friendly Sony FE 50mm f/1.8 lens announced

Sony has unveiled the budget-friendly FE 50mm f/1.8 lens model SEL50F18F designed for E-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras.

The FE 50mm f/1.8 lens is the perfect solution and a compact, lightweight optic for Sony E-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras.

The bright prime lens gives photographers a considerably less expensive option compared to the Zeiss 55mm F1.8 currently on the market. The price and release date of the lens is also published at $249 and will ship in May. … Continue reading