Olympus E-M10 II & E-M10 III Firmware Updates Released

Olympus E-M10 II & E-M10 III Firmware Updates Released

Olympus released a new firmware update for the OM-D E-M10 Mark II and E-M10 Mark III MFT cameras. With this firmware E-M10 II updated to V1.4 and E-M10 III to version 1.2.

Olympus E-M10 is the entry-level product of the company’s Micro Four Thirds camera lineup. These cameras uses a 16.1-megapixel Four Thirds CMOS sensor.

This is a minor upgrade to the Micro Four Thirds cameras as you can see the download links and firmware details below.

Nikon Z7 vs Sony a7R III Eye AF Comparison

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.

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

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.

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

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

Canon EOS RP vs Canon EOS 6D Mark II specifications comparison_. _Canon 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.

More Olympus E-M5 Mark III Camera Rumors

More Olympus E-M5 Mark III Camera Rumors

More information about the Olympus E-M5 Mark III camera surfaced online. In an interview at Imaging Resource, Olympus representatives confirmed that a new OM-D E-M5 camera is in the works. Even the name is not mentioned we can expect it to be the Olympus E-M5 Mark III camera.

Olympus explains the delay for the next OM-D E-M5 camera due to shifting of production plant from China to Vietnam. They have also assured that new Olympus Pro lenses are coming prior to the rumored 150-400mm lens in 2020.

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

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.

Sony A6400 Now in Stock and Shipping

Sony A6400 Now in Stock and Shipping

Sony A6400 mirrorless camera is now in stock and shipping from several camera stores in US. The APS-c E-mount camera priced for $899 body-only and available at Amazon |B&H Photo Video | Adorama.

The a6400’s specs revolve around a familiar 24.2MP APS-C Exmor CMOS image sensor, once again paired with an Bionz X image processor. Sony’s latest follows the last two camera generations by including a hot shoe mount and a microphone jack, as well as 4K video recording at 24 or 30 fps.

The camera sports continuous shooting up to 11 fps using its mechanical shutter, or 8 fps in its silent shooting mode, with continuous AF / AE tracking. If you’re wondering about the math, that would be 116 frames of JPEG Standard or 46 frames of RAW compressed images.

Olympus E-M1 Mark II Has Better Dynamic Range Than E-M1X

Olympus E-M1 Mark II Has Better Dynamic Range Than E-M1X

Photons to Photos published their sensor test results for the Olympus E-M1X camera and it seems that the old E-M1 Mark II has a better dynamic range than the higher-end model. The E-M1X performance is almost identical to the E-M5 Mark II model that is 5 times cheaper than the E-M1X.

The new Olympus E-M1X Micro Four Thirds mirrorless camera US price is $2,999. It is now in stock and shipping. Olympus OM-D E-M1X: $2,999 at Adorama | B&H | Amazon.

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

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