Mirrorless

Canon EOS R Gets DxOMarked

Canon EOS R Gets DxOMarked

DxOMark published their Canon EOS R sensor review and test results. The full frame mirrorless Canon EOS R camera achieved a score of 89 points from DxOMark.

The EOS R, which has a nearly identical image sensor, but different DIGIC version (DIGIC 8 vs DIGIC 6+) to the EOS 5D Mark IV actually scored 2 points lower at 89. The EOS 5D Mark IV scored 91 points and named as best Canon sensor ever.

_Canon EOS R is priced for $2,299 at AmazonB&HAdorama_.

Sony a6000 Firmware Update Version 3.21

Sony a6000 Firmware Update Version 3.21

Sony has just released a new _firmware update version 3.21 for a6000_ mirrorless camera. The Sony A6000 features a 24.3 megapixel Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor, BIONZ X processor, fast Hybrid AF system that covers 92% of the frame with phase-detect 179 focal points.

Sony A6000 mirrorless camera body only price is $498. Sony A6000 Digital Camera Body with 16-50 F3.5-5.6 power zoom lens price is $598. Check out the Sony a6000 Firmware Update Version 3.21 details and download links below.

Meike 35mm f/1.4 Lens for APS-C Mirrorless Cameras

Meike 35mm f/1.4 Lens for APS-C Mirrorless Cameras

Meike 35mm f/1.4 lens is for mirrorless cameras with APS-C sized image sensors. The manual focus lens is available in Sony E, Canon EF-M, Fujifilm X, Micro Four Thirds and Nikon 1 mounts. The price of the Meike MK-35mm f/1.4 Lens is $109.99 at AmazonB&H.

A truly flexible lens, the Meike MK-35mm f/1.4 Lens is a 52.5mm equivalent prime characterized by its fast f/1.4 design along with a versatile focal length for working with a wide variety of subject matter. With its large aperture opening up to F/1.4-16, it has a high light intensity and allows precise recording even in poor light conditions. The lens is multi-layered, its body made of metal is high-quality processed and can be adjusted comfortably and easily.

Designed for landscape, product and portrait photography the Meike 35mm f/1.4 lens is ideal for Sony A6400, A6500, Fujifilm X-T30, X-T3, Canon EOS M50 and more.

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.

Panasonic S1 vs Nikon Z6 AF Test Video

Panasonic S1 vs Nikon Z6 AF Test Video

Check out this Panasonic S1 vs Nikon Z6 AF test video. The newly announced Lumix S1 & S1R uses the same Depth from Defocus AF system as Panasonic’s Micro Four Thirds cameras. As we all know that Nikon Z6 features 273 Phase AF points based Fullframe Sensor.

Panasonic S1’s ($2,497.99 at AmazonB&HAdorama) DFD is contrast-detect based but uses an understanding of each lens’s optical characteristics to work out where to drive the focus to. The camera’s AF Tracking mode has been updated, too. It now tracks whatever is under the focus point when you half-press (or AF-On) and then reverts to your original AF area when you release.

You can watch the AutoFocus Video test between the Panasonic S1 and Nikon Z6 ($1,996.95 at Amazon | B&H Photo | Adorama ) camera below. 

Panasonic Lumix S1 & S1R Full Frame Mirrorless Cameras Announced

Panasonic Lumix S1 & S1R Full Frame Mirrorless Cameras Announced

Panasonic officially announced the new Panasonic Lumix S1 & S1R full-frame mirrorless cameras. The US price of Panasonic Lumix S1 is $2,497.99, the Panasonic Lumix S1R is priced at $3,697.99.

Both cameras will be released on April 4, 2019. Now the new Panasonic Lumix S1 & S1R full-frame mirrorless cameras are available for pre-order at AmazonB&HAdorama. Order now if you are interested.

Panasonic Announces 50mm F1.4, 70-200 F4 OIS and 24-105mm F4 Macro OIS Lenses

Panasonic Announces 50mm F1.4, 70-200 F4 OIS and 24-105mm F4 Macro OIS Lenses

Panasonic unveil a trio of Lumix S lenses along the S1R and the S1 full-frame mirrorless cameras. The 47MP S1R and the 24MP S1 full-frame mirrorless cameras will start shipping by the end of March.

The three new lenses are . The 24-105mm F4 OIS Macro will serve as the kit lens for both cameras. All three lenses are dust and moisture-sealed, and the two ‘S Pro’ models include a focus clutch for quick switching between auto and manual focus.

The three new lenses will ship in early April. The 50mm F1.4 is priced at $2299, the 70-200 F4 at $1699 and the 24-105mm F4 at $1299. Buying the S1/S1R kit effectively lowers the price of the 24-105mm F4 to $899.

Panasonic S1 & S1R Specs Roundup, Announcement on January 31

Panasonic S1 & S1R Specs Roundup, Announcement on January 31

Panasonic will hold a major press event on January 31th. The company will unveil full specs of the S1R and the S1 full-frame mirrorless cameras as well as new S-series lens on that day.

At CES 2019 Panasonic has announced that the 47MP S1R and the 24MP S1 full-frame mirrorless cameras will start shipping by the end of March. The company also unveiled some new features that will be offered on both cameras. Here are all the specs of what we know about Panasonic S1 & S1R & S lenses so far.

Sony a6400 APS-C Mirrorless Camera

Sony a6400 APS-C Mirrorless Camera

Sony α6400 mirrorless camera announced. The new mid-range α6400 APS-C mirrorless camera (model ILCE-6400) unveiled with real-time eye autofocus, real-time tracking and world’s fastest autofocus:

The body-only price will be $900 in the US, CAN$1250 in Canada and €1050 in Europe. Release date of the A6400 is in February, 2019. Pre-order at B&H Photo Video & Adorama

Panasonic S1 & S1R Key Functions Announced at CES 2019

Panasonic S1 & S1R Key Functions Announced at CES 2019

Panasonic will unveil additional key features of the new LUMIX S full-frame mirrorless cameras at CES 2019. The LUMIX S full-frame mirrorless cameras and lenses will be available at the end of March 2019.

Following an announcement at Photokina 2018, Panasonic currently in 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.

Previous reports indicates that the high-resolution Panasonic S1R will be priced around $4,500This is more expensive than the Sony a9($3,498) and Nikon Z7 ($3,396.95). Check out the details from the press text.