Panasonic S1 & S1R Full Frame Mirrorless Cameras at PhotoPlus 2018

More information about the Panasonic S1 & S1R. Here are two videos showing the Panasonic lumix full frame mirrorless cameras at the PhotoPlus Expo 2018.

At Photokina 2018, Panasonic announced the development of two full frame mirrorless cameras: the 47MP S1R and the 24MP S1. Both will be built on Leica L mount. The company says the ‘S’ represents cameras that are ‘Specialized’ for professionals. … Continue reading


Canon EOS R Real World Review

Jared Polin (aka FroKnowsPhoto) posted a 50 minutes video a real world review of the Canon EOS R full frame mirrorless camera.

He asks if it’s time to switch to the Sony a7 III, or to get a Canon EOS 6D Mark II instead, or should you get an EOS 5D Mark IV?

The EOS R (AmazonB&HAdorama) features a 30.3MP CMOS sensor with Dual Pixel AF and an ISO range of 100-40000 (expandable to 50-102400). … Continue reading


Venus Optics Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 Mirrorless Lens

Venus Optics announced their new Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 mirrorless lens. This is one of the 8 new Laowa lenses introduced at Photokina 2018 event. The price of the Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 FE Zoom is $849. Check pre-orders at Adorama and B&H

Designed primarily for travel photography, this is currently the widest zoom lens available for Sony full frame E-mount cameras. The full frame lens will also be available in Canon R / Nikon Z mounts in a few months period.  … Continue reading


Tony Northrup: Sony a7 III is better than Nikon Z7 and Canon EOS R for Sports Photography

Tony Northrup made a test and put the latest mirrorless cameras for sports photography. The cameras he tested are the Sony a9, Sony a7R III, Sony a7 IIICanon EOS R, Nikon Z7 and Fujifilm X-T3.

The test includes continuous autofocus accuracy, subject tracking, frames per second, usability, and image quality. According to the ranking by Tony Northrup from worst to best, the Sony a9, a7R III, a7 III are better than Nikon Z7 and Canon EOS R. But for sports photography there is another “secret” winner – Fujifilm X-T3. So Sony needs to release the Sony a7000 mirrorless camera to beat the Fujifilm X-T3. You can watch the review below.  … Continue reading


Nikon Z7 Test : Best Choice Full Frame Mirrorless?

Kai tested and published his Nikon Z7 review. The question: “Is Nikon Z7 the best choice full frame mirrorless camera for you?

High-resolution Nikon Z7 full frame mirrorless camera is now shipping from several stores in the US . The camera body-only priced at $3,399. Check at Amazon | B&H Photo | Adorama. … Continue reading


Sony A7S III to Have 4K 60p, 4:2:2 10-bit and Better Battery Life

In an recent interview at Dpreview with Sony Kenji Tanaka, VP and Senior General Manager of Sony’s Business Unit, several hints are coming that the upcoming Sony A7S III camera will have the 4K/60p, 4:2:2 10-bit and better battery life.

The company did not announce the long-waited A7S III full frame MILC or a new APS-C mirrorless camera before, during or after the Photokina 2018 event. Now it is almost confirmed that a new APS-C mirrorless camera will be announced at CP+ 2019 that will take place by the end of February. Good news is that the Sony a7S III is also coming but it will take time. More on the interview notes are as follows : … Continue reading


Canon EOS R Autofocus Test With RF and EF lenses

Photography Blog tested the Canon EOS R  autofocus system using the RF 24-105mm f/4 kit lens and various EF lenses. The EF lenses used in their test are the EF 70-200mm f/4, EF 24-105mm f/4, EF 100mm Macro f/1.8, EF 85mm f/1.8, Sigma 135mm f/1.8 Art, EF 50mm f/1.8. 

The EOS R (AmazonB&HAdorama) features a 30.3MP CMOS sensor with Dual Pixel AF and an ISO range of 100-40000 (expandable to 50-102400).

You can see exactly how quickly and accurately each lens on the EOS R autofocus performs in the video below. … Continue reading


First Look: Panasonic S1 and S1R

Lensvid posted their video Interview with Panasonic about the upcoming  and  full-frame mirrorless cameras.

You can watch the hands-on video below and some notes about the L-mount system. To underline a point, physically they say “the cameras are larger than the GH5. On the other hand holding the S1R in the hand feels pretty nice“.  First check out this video where you can see a first hands-on video with the Panasonic S1 and S1R. … Continue reading


Canon RF 28-70mm f/2L USM Lens Review: Greatest Zoom EVER for EOS R

Tony Northrup has tested the Canon RF 28-70mm f/2L USM lens and compared it to the Canon 24-70mm f/2.8L II and the Canon EOS R with RF 24-105mm f/4L IS.

Finally he said the Canon RF 28-70mm f/2L USM lens is the greatest zoom lens ever for Canon EOS R full frame mirrorless camera. … Continue reading


Deal: $200 off on Sony a7R II and a7S II, $500 off on Sony a9

Sony recently released the new instant rebates in the US: you can now save $200 on Sony a7R II and Sony a7S II, and save $500 on Sony a9.

$200 off on Sony a7R II: $1,798 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

$200 off on Sony a7S II: $2,198 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

$500 off on Sony a9: $3,998 at AmazonB&HAdorama. … Continue reading