Canon Working on RF 18mm f/1.0 and 25mm f/1.2 Lenses

Canon’s plans for exotic RF-mount lenses continues, with new designs for ultra-fast ultra wide-angle optics.

As a result the company filed patents for Canon RF 18mm f/1.0, Canon RF 18mm f/1.2 and Canon RF 25mm f/1.2 optics.  Both lenses are not in Canon’s RF lens roadmap.

The Canon RF 18mm f/1.0 would be the company’s most extreme ultra-fast, ultra-wide lens. Check out the patent details below.  Continue reading “Canon Working on RF 18mm f/1.0 and 25mm f/1.2 Lenses”

Sony a7R IV vs Nikon Z7 – Eye AF Testing

Here is an important video review that shows the Eye AF comparison between Sony A7r IV and Nikon Z7 full frame mirrorless cameras.

As youknow Nikon brought eye autofocus to the Z 6 and Z 7 mirrorless cameras, a feature that many photographers rely on to help them get the shot, particularly when shooting at wider apertures with narrow depth of field. How good is Nikon’s implementation of the popular feature?

Famous photographer Matt Granger has done an interesting comparison test of Sony a7R IV vs Nikon Z7. So who is the winner, Sony a7R IV or Nikon Z7? Continue reading “Sony a7R IV vs Nikon Z7 – Eye AF Testing”

Canon EOS RS High Megapixel Full Frame Mirrorless Camera to be Announced in February, 2020

Canon EOS RS high-megapixel full frame mirrorless camera to be announced in early 2020. According to latest rumors, Canon will announce a new high megapixel full frame mirrorless camera to replace current EOS 5DS/5DS R in February of 2020. This high-resolution monster is expected to be named as Canon EOS RS.

Canon EOS RS will be equipped with Canon’s next-generation sensors, probably 60-80MP as rumored before, new DIGIC processors and a new form factor that will include the smart controller we first saw on the EOS-1D X Mark III. This will not be the “pro” body that people are clamouring for, but it will be upmarket from the EOS R. Continue reading “Canon EOS RS High Megapixel Full Frame Mirrorless Camera to be Announced in February, 2020”

Sony FE 200-600mm f/5.6-6.3 G OSS Lens now in Stock

The new Sony FE 200-600mm f/5.6-6.3 G OSS lens is now in stock at AmazonB&H, and Adorama. The US price is $1,998.

Spanning a versatile telephoto range, the Sony FE 200-600mm f/5.6-6.3 G OSS lens is a flexible zoom perfectly suited for nature, wildlife, and sports applications, ideal lens for Sony a9 II, a9 and a7R IV.

Sony FE 200-600mm f/5.6-6.3 G OSS Lens: $1,998 at AmazonB&H, and Adorama.

In addition, the Sony FE 600mm f/4 GM OSS lens is now in stock at Adorama, and it will soon in stock at B&HAmazon. Continue reading “Sony FE 200-600mm f/5.6-6.3 G OSS Lens now in Stock”

Sony adds Real-Time Animal Eye AF to RX10 IV

Sony has released a new firmware update for the RX10 IV, which adds the company’s Real-Time Animal Eye AF functionality, as well as other performance enhancements.

Sony RX10 IV firmware version 2.0 adds the AI-driven Real-Time Eye AF technology for detecting both animals and humans within the frame.

Sony RX10 IV costs around $1,699 Continue reading “Sony adds Real-Time Animal Eye AF to RX10 IV”

First Sony a7 IV Specs (Thoughts and Predictions)

More predictably the first Sony a7 IV specs appeared in line. The features shared by a reader in a forum are simply put together in the comparison table: Sony A7R III, Sony A7R IV, Sony A7 III and Sony A7 IV.

Of course, we have to say that the Sony A7 IV specs are well guessed. Check out the Sony a7 IV specs below.

Sony a7 III will be at least $200 off this Black Friday at AmazonB&HAdorama. Continue reading “First Sony a7 IV Specs (Thoughts and Predictions)”

Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Interview

DPReview recently had an interview with senior executives at Canon – Mr. Toshio Matsumoto, Senior Principle Engineer, and Mr. Kazuyuki Suzuki, Chief of Operations about the Canon EOS-1D X Mark II. Of the two, Mr. Toshio Matsumoto is known as the ‘father of the EOS-1‘.  The new Canon EOS-1D X Mark III is now listed at B&H Photo.

The upcoming flagship DSLR camera will have an all-new CMOS sensor with Dual Pixel AF and a new Digic processor. Latest tests suggests that it will have an amazing battery life and it will be much better than the current 1DX II.

The current Canon EOS-1D X Mark II model is now $500 off at AdoramaAmazon and B&H. Continue reading “Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Interview”

Report : Canon EOS R Firmware Update “Dramatically Improved” Autofocus

The latest Canon EOS RP V1.4 and Canon EOS R firmware updates brought significant improvements in autofocus performance.

Photographer Manny Ortiz says the Canon EOS R firmware update made him change opinion on the EOS R, and that the latest FW update dramatically improved the autofocus performance. Watch the video below.

$300 off on Canon EOS R body: $1,999 at Amazon

$500 off on Canon EOS R with 24-105mm Lens: $2,899 at Amazon

Continue reading “Report : Canon EOS R Firmware Update “Dramatically Improved” Autofocus”

Nikon D750 Replacement Rumored Specs, to be Announced in Early 2020

Here are the latest rumored Nikon D750 replacement specs. The mid range DSLR camera will be officially announced in early 2020, probably in January-February, to replace both the Nikon D750 and the Nikon D610.

The model name will not be called Nikon D760, but a higher model number could be as D770, D790 or D750 Mark II.

$600 off + Free Battery Grip on Nikon D750 body: $1,396.95 at AmazonB&HAdorama. Continue reading “Nikon D750 Replacement Rumored Specs, to be Announced in Early 2020”

Fujifilm to Release Firmware Update for FUJIFILM X-T3

Fujifilm to release firmware update for the FUJIFILM X-T3

Enabling video shooting control from Gimbal / Drone and offering other feature enhancements

Fujifilm X-T3 (Save $200): B&H Photo / Amazon / Adorama
Fujifilm X-T3 + 18-55mm (Save $200): B&H Photo / Amazon / Adorama
Continue reading “Fujifilm to Release Firmware Update for FUJIFILM X-T3”