Olympus PEN E-PL9 To Be Announced Soon

Olympus is rumored to announce PEN E-PL9 mirrorless camera in early 2018, as the new MFT camera registered with the code “IM008” in Russia.

This registration could mean that the upcoming PEN-series shooter will feature bluetooth version 4.1. This is the same wireless module as in the Olympus AIR cell phone. 

Usually camera brands register their cameras for Wi-Fi purposes and after this kind of entries official announcement takes place in several weeks period. … Continue reading


Fujifilm X-A5 Camera Coming at CES 2018

Fujifilm X-A5 camera registered at the FCC as the entry-level mirrorless is rumore to be announced at the Consumer Electronics show.

Fuji is preparing for a very busy Consumer Electronics Show 2018. The company is rumored to announce at least two new X-series mirrorless cameras in the next several months.

CES 2018 takes places in Las Vegas, Nevada as of January 5. Selfie friendly Fujifilm X-A5 camera registered today as it is expected to be introduced during the event. … Continue reading


Panasonic G9 to be Announced with 80MP Shooting Mode and 60 fps

Panasonic G9 will be the next high-end Micro Four Thirds camera. The mirrorless camera is rumored to be announced with 80MP Shooting Mode and 60 fps.

The upcoming Panasonic G9 is said to have the same photo shooting capabilities of the video-centric Lumix GH5 camera. On the other hand video specs of the might be different from the GH5. The specs list will also include a second display on top of the camera apart from the LCD.

The release date for this Panasonic G9 will be after the Christmas by the beginning of January. … Continue reading


Olympus 17mm f/1.2 and 45mm f/1.2 PRO lenses coming on October 26

Olympus 17mm F1.2 and 45mm F1.2 PRO lenses are coming on October 26, 2017. First images of the bright prime lenses are also leaked on the web.

PhotoPlus Expo is one of the biggest imaging shows of the year. It will open its doors on October 25, but only the press and retail partners will be cleared for access on that date. Most of the announcement will occur during the first day, while 24 hours later the public will finally be able to see the new products in action.

Olympus 17mm f/1.2 and 45mm f/1.2 PRO lenses will become official on October 26 at PhotoPlus Expo 2017.

Olympus 17mm f/1.2 and 45mm f/1.2 PRO lenses to be announced on October 26

One of the major benefits of the Micro Four Thirds system is the comparatively small size of the lenses. On the other hand both the Olympus 17mm f/1.2 and 45mm f/1.2 PRO lenses will be slightly bigger. The weight and dimensions vary because of the PRO lens advantages.

On the other hand Olympus might use the Panasonic LEICA DG NOCTICRON 42.5mm F1.2 lens as a benchmark for its 45mm f/1.2 PRO.

First images of the upcoming Olympus 17mm f/1.2 and 45mm f/1.2 PRO lenses have been leaked online.

Olympus 17mm f/1.2 and 45mm f/1.2 PRO lenses coming on October 26


What to Expect from Sony A7SIII Camera?

Here is our expectation of the popular video-centric mirrorless, Sony A7SIII camera. The A7S-series Sony is one of the most popular interchangeable-lens camera in the company’s lineup.

Undoubtedly, the videographers who need 4K internat recording as well as 120fps slow-motion at 1080p with built-in 5 axis image stabilization, the full-frame E-mount model becomes ideal for their needs.

Sony has been rumored to introduce a new A7-series camera in late 2017. The device in question would be the third model that would be the replacement of Sony A7SII. There is no signal of a successor model from the beginning of 2017. In this post you’ll find what we expect from Sony A7SIII camera.

Our expectations about the Sony A7SIII camera

The rumor mill didn’t provide when will be the mirrorless camera become official. As a result Sony A7SIII camera price and release date information remains unknown. First let’s remember the A7SII specs and details.

What to Expect from Sony A7SIII Camera?

Sony A7SII

The A7SII comes packed with a 12.2MP Exmor CMOS sensor with full pixel readout. The mirrorless camera features a sensitivity up to ISO 409600; wide dynamic range; 5-axis image stabilization and internal recording of 4K movies.

Expectations for Sony A7SIII camera

The company is on the verge to announce a new full frame mirrorless camera called the Sony A7SIII. Here are our thoughts and expectations for the A7SIII camera.

  • Same 24-Megapixel Sensor as the Alpha A9
  • Full frame 6K sensor readout
  • Same A9 PDAF
  • 4:2:2 internal 10-bit
  • 4K video at 60fps
  • S-LOG and picture profiles
  • Price below $3,000

We hope the Sony A7SIII camera will arrive in late 2017. Please feel free to relay your comments, or suggestions.


Sony FE 20mm f/2.8 lens rumored for late 2017

Sony is on the verge to announce a new FE 20mm f/2.8 lens designed for its full-frame E-mount system.

This would be another budget-friendly optic just like the 50mm f/1.8 FE and 28mm f/2.0 FE. Official announcement of the product expected by the end of 2017.

The upcoming FE 20mm f/2.8 lens would be a relatively compact model like A-mount version. It is expected to be in a slim and lightweight package. More details after the break!

Sony FE 20mm f/2.8 lens to be announced soon

The Tokyo-based company already has the Sony E 20mm f/2.8 for its mirrorless system cameras. This will be the FE (full-frame E mount) version of the current lens.

This means you will be able to use this lens with Sony full-frame E-mount cameras like the A7 and A9, or with APS-C sensor cameras, such as the A6500. Cameras with crop factor gets an effective 30mm equivalent focal length.

The wide-angle is more suitable for most types of photography, including landscape, portrait, and street. We expect the lens to be lightweight as the E-mount version. That model weighs only 69 grams / 2.4 ounces.

When it comes to the price, the FE 20mm f/2.8 lens is expected to be priced around $399. Stay tuned with us for more information.

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Canon Full Frame Mirrorless Camera Rumored to be Named “EOS M1”

According to the latest rumors Canon full frame mirrorless camera to be announced in 2018. The name of the upcoming product is said to be named as EOS M1.

The rumor mill has a long talk about the upcoming Canon full frame mirrorless camera. The shooter is still undergoing lab tests and development. The camera expected be EF mount and some sort of early prototype already existed although it never came out of Canon’s labs.

According to recent reports the Canon full frame mirrorless camera is rumored to be named as “Canon EOS M1“. More details after the break!

Canon Full Frame Mirrorless Camera to be Named as “EOS M1”

Canon Full Frame Mirrorless Camera Rumored to be Named "EOS M1"

There are no detailed specifications or the announcement date of the product. Additionally, the new mirrorless shooter will appear on the market shortly after its unveiling.

Although the exact announcement date is unknown for now, the source is stating that Canon full frame mirrorless camera rumored to be announced in 2018.

This is not the first time Canon has been rumored to be working on a full-frame mirrorless camera. For the time being, it appears that the camera will be called EOS M1. Stay tuned for more information.


Sony A7III announcement might happen in November

Sony A7III announcement date is rumored to take place in the near future as sources claims the mirrorless shooter will be the mini Alpha A9.

The replacement to the A7 Mark II camera to be a trimmed down version of the A9 borrowing many of the features with a lower price tag.

As a result the mirrorless camera will have a 24-megapixel full-frame sensor and the 693-point AF system found on the A9. Let’s look at the details before the Sony A7III announcement happens.

Sony A7III announcement event allegedly happening soon

The Sony Alpha 9 is the company’s first camera aimed at professional wedding, action and sports photographers. It’s a full-frame mirrorless camera that can shoot at 20 frames per second with full autofocus.

Unlike the amazing 20fps electronic shutter on the mirrorless sports camera, the Sony A7III will have only 6fps.

Rumored Sony A7III specifications:

  • 24Mpx
  • 6fps with mechanical shutter
  • ISO up to 51200 (expanded to ISO 204800)
  • 693 phase detection AF (the same Sony A9)
  • minimum focus sensitivity is EV-3
  • 4k 30p recording
  • do not have dual SD card slot

When it comes to the price tag, the mirrorless shooter will probably cost around $2000. The Sony A7III announcement is expected to be sometime in October-November timeframe.


Nikon Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera Coming in 2018

According to the latest rumors Nikon full-frame mirrorless camera might be unveiled in 2018. 

In an interview with Xitek, the Japanese company confirmed that Full Frame will be the way to go for their new mirrorless system camera.

As you might remember Nikon already confirmed that they are currently working on a new professional mirrorless system camera. It is said to be unique and different from other companies in terms of performance. The previous rumors indicates that a new Nikon mirrorless model will be announced in late 2017. This could be based on APS-c sized image sensor. The Nikon full-frame mirrorless camera is also rumored for 2018.

Nikon Full Frame Mirrorless Camera Coming in 2018

Nikon Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera Coming in 2018

See more details below:

  1. New design will be inspired by their long history of mirrorless cameras. It will neither be fully retro nor fully modern
  2. They don’t like the Sony A7 camera design
  3. They will appeal the professional photographers. They think only few professionals currently use Sony-Fuji-Olympus mirrorless cameras

Nikon Full Frame mirrorless camera is expected to be launched in 2018.


Canon EOS M20 to be Announced in late August

Canon EOS M20 is rumored to be the successor to the Canon M10 mirrorless camera. The replacement model is less than a month away, meaning that is is coming out sometime in late August 2017.

The EOS M10 was announced back in October of 2015, so a replacement model is probably on its way. The upcoming device will go around by the name of Canon EOS M20.

The gossips have also said that the camera will be launched in late August along with the EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM lens. More details after the break! … Continue reading