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Meike Announce Battery Grip For Fuji X-T2

Meike Announce Battery Grip For Fuji X-T2

Meike has announced a new battery grip for the Fujifilm X-T2 mirrorless camera. This is the second product after the MEKE Meike Brackt Hand Grip MK-XT2G for Fujifilm X-T2.

MK-XT2 PRO series battery grip features a built-in 2.4g wireless remote control and can be operated within 100 meters of an open area. The MK-XT2 PRO battery grip features a shutter release button, Fn button, Q button, AE-L, AF-L, two-wheel dials and a joystick, you can access everything while holding your camera vertically.

The battery grip for X-T2 also features boost mode, control by a normal-boost switch, micro USB charging port, and 3.5mm audio jack. The grip will be available on Amazon.

New Sigma MC-11 Lens Adapter Firmware Ver1.09 Released

New Sigma MC-11 Lens Adapter Firmware Ver1.09 Released

Sigma released a new firmware update version 1.09 for the MC-11 lens adapter.

The firmware update ver1.09 for the Mount Converter/Lens Adapter for Sony E-mount  improves AF performance with the “Eye AF” function is selected. It also adds compatibility for the 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM Art lens.

The Sigma MC-11 lens adapter priced for $249. Designed for Sony full frame and APS-C mirrorless cameras mount converter is available at AmazonB&H stores. With the MC-11 model Sony camera users will be able to utilize 19 Global Vision lenses in Sigma Canon Mount (EOS) and Sigma Mount (SA).

Viltrox  announces EF-M2 Electronic Adapter (F Booster 0.71x) for Canon EF to MFT

Viltrox announces EF-M2 Electronic Adapter (F Booster 0.71x) for Canon EF to MFT

Viltrox EF-M2 Electronic Adapter (F Booster) is designed for Micro Four Thirds cameras and Canon EF mount lenses.

The EF-M2 from Viltrox builts with optics to increase light input by one F stop and reduce focal length by x0.71. The electronic adapter also comes with USB port for firmware update and a dedicated button to adjust aperture.

Viltrox EF-M2 allows Canon EF/EF-S Lenses to be used on Micro Four Thirds system cameras. The adapter is selling for $159 on eBay.

New Meike Arca Swiss Hand Grip Plate For Olympus PEN-F

New Meike Arca Swiss Hand Grip Plate For Olympus PEN-F

New Meike MEKE MK-ECG4 Metal Black Camera Hand Grip is available for Olympus PEN-F mirrorless camera.

MEIKE, Metal hand grip for Olympus PEN-F improves the grip on the camera and reduces the chances of camera shake, especially when using heavy, large aperture lenses.

The grips are made from aluminium alloy. The Arca-Swiss compatible models can be left in place when using a tripod and enables users to change the battery and SD card without having to remove the grip from the body.

New MEIKE Meike Arca Swiss Hand Grips For Fujifilm X-T2, X-T1, X-Pro2

New MEIKE Meike Arca Swiss Hand Grips For Fujifilm X-T2, X-T1, X-Pro2

New Meike L Bracket Hand Grips are available for Fujifilm X-T2, X-T1 and X-Pro2 mirrorless cameras. MEIKE, Metal hand grip for Fujifilm improves the grip on the camera and reduces the chances of camera shake, especially when using heavy, large aperture lenses. The grips are made from aluminium alloy. The Arca-Swiss compatible models can be left in place when using a tripod and enables users to change the battery and SD card without having to remove the grip from the body.
Meike Launches New Metal Hand Grip for Fuji Cameras

Meike Launches New Metal Hand Grip for Fuji Cameras

Meike has announced a new metal hand grip for Fujifilm X-T10 and X-T20 cameras. The grip is made from aluminium alloy and provides protection as well as allowing the user to attach the camera to a tripod and access the battery/SD card compartments without removing it. The battery compartment can be opened wonderfully, all the controls are still within easy reach. New Meike metal hand grip for Fujifilm X-T10 and X-T20 cameras is available for sale on major stores.
Metabones Released Nikon G to Pentax Q Speed Booster

Metabones Released Nikon G to Pentax Q Speed Booster

Metabones released a new 0.50x Speed Booster adapter for the Pentax Q mirrorless camera. It’s called the “_Devil’s Speed Booster_” because it permits a world record f/0.666 lens speed when a f/1.2 lens is attached. Even “_ordinary_” f/1.4 lenses will give you f/0.7 output. The unusual nickname apparently stems from the fact that the new adapter boasts a record-breaking f/0.666 aperture and a 0.5x magnification. Like all Metabones Speed Boosters, the Speed Booster Q666 is optimised to fully account for the camera’s filter stack located near the sensor surface.
Techart Canon EF lens to Fujifilm GFX 50S adapter announced

Techart Canon EF lens to Fujifilm GFX 50S adapter announced

Techart announced the Canon EF lens to Fujifilm GFX 50S adapter with Autofocus & Aperture control. The Techart EF-GFX adapter provides autofocus function as well as in-body aperture control for using Canon /Sigma EF-mount lenses on the Fujifilm GFX body. The Techart Canon EF – Fujifilm GFX Autofocus Adapter is currently available for preorder at the official website. The recommended retail price is $499/pc. Free shipping will be provided during the promotion period.
Sony Unveils Digital Filter Camera App

Sony Unveils Digital Filter Camera App

Sony has unveiled a new Digital Filter Camera App for its mirrorless and high-end compact cameras. The new app allows you divide your sensor into up to 3 sections and capture each of those parts differently. It’s like a graduated ND filter built right into your camera’s software.

According to the company, this application is perfect for scenes containing vastly different brightness levels, such as in backlit landscape scenes.

Digital Filter adds greater flexibility to a similar existing app called Sky HDR with ease of use and image quality. It is priced at $29.99. Those who own a copy of Sky HDR can purchase a Digital Filter license for $19.99.

CamFi Announces Wireless Camera Controller for SonyCameras

CamFi Announces Wireless Camera Controller for SonyCameras

CamFi 3.0 announced and it adds wireless tether support for Sony cameras.  The app allows the users to remote control Sony camera with iPad or laptop via Wifi, transmits the photos to the client devices as they are taken.

CamFi 3.0 supports both raw and jpeg image file formats. It also supports live view for Sony cameras. That way, a photographer can see the live view of the camera, change the ISO, shutter speed and aperture and shoot remotely.

Sony a7, a7R, a7S, a7 II, a7R II, a6000, a6300 and a5100 are currently supported with additional Sony camera support coming in the future says CamFi support page. Both MTP and PC Remote modes are supported; users can select their preferred mode in the camera’s ‘USB Connection’ menu.