Sony FX30 Cinema APS-c Camera with 26MP and 16-bit RAW recording

Sony has announced the FX30, a compact digital cinema camera that shares the same body design as the older FX3, but upgrades from full-frame to an all-new back-illuminated 26MP APS-C sensor that captures Super35 4K video.

The new Sony FX30 sits below the FX3 in Sony’s E-mount cinema camera lineup and is designed to bridge the gap between what budding creators want and what’s being released for the professional market.

Compared to the Sony FX3 (approx. $3,898 on Adorama | B&H | Amazon), which features a 4K direct-sampling full-frame sensor with ISO 409,600, the Sony FX30 instead uses a Super35 sensor with 6K sampling and ISO 32,000. 6K resolution.

The Sony FX30 digital cinema camera is already available to pre-order on and for $1,799. Continue reading “Sony FX30 Cinema APS-c Camera with 26MP and 16-bit RAW recording”

Sony a7R V Rumored to be Announced on October 26th

Sony A7R V is coming soon! According to the latest Sony rumors, the new camera is scheduled to be announced on October 26th, 2022.

Sony a7R V (ILCE-7RM5) will be the fifth model in the series. Currently, there is no confirmed specs of Sony a7R V yet, so you can have a look at the previously rumored specs below: Continue reading “Sony a7R V Rumored to be Announced on October 26th”

Canon EOS R1 Rumored to be the King of Resolution

According to the latest Canon rumorsCanon EOS R1 announcement is planned for the second half of 2023. We might see teaser ads from the spring.

In terms of features, Canon EOS R1 will be a new king of resolution and it will focus on 8K video production. We have also heard that the EOS R1 is a step forward in form factor and ergonomics, combining what you would expect from Canon’s flagship camera with some new features. Canon has spent much of its development talking to photographers, especially pros using the EOS R3.

Until now, we had no idea what kind of camera the EOS R1 would be, but since information has come out that it will be the “king of resolution”, if this is true, it will be at least higher than the 61 million pixels of Sony a7R IV.

Rumored Canon EOS R1 Specs So Far

  • Canon EOS R1 to be the “new resolution king” in Canon’s lineup
  • Focus on 8K video, looking at the Cinema lineup
  • New form factor and ergonomics
  • New features

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Panasonic LUMIX GH6 Firmware v2.2 Announced, Support Direct SSD Recording over USB

Panasonic has just announced its latest software update for the LUMIX GH6. The GH6 firmware v2.2 adds an exciting feature. You can now record directly to a connected SSD via the camera’s USB interface. Firmware v2.2 will be available for download on September 27.

With the new GH6 firmware v2.2 it becomes possible to record high-quality, low-compression Apple ProRes 422 HQ (Maximum 1.9Gbps) or high-bitrate, large-volume 4:2:2 10-bit All-Intra directly onto a SSD (2 TB max). Continue reading “Panasonic LUMIX GH6 Firmware v2.2 Announced, Support Direct SSD Recording over USB”

Laowa 58mm f/2.8 2x Ultra-Macro APO Lens Announced

Venus Optics announced a new lens, the Laowa 58mm f/2.8 2x Ultra-Macro APO for designed specifically for mirrorless camera systems.

The Laowa 58mm f/2.8 2x Ultra-Macro APO sells at $499 and is available at Venus Optics and available for Canon R, Leica L, Nikon Z and Sony E mount. Venus Optics lenses are sold at AmazonAdorama and B&H.

This manual focus macro lens offers a maximum 2:1 magnification ratio for larger-than-life macro photos. The 58mm lens is constructed of 14 elements in 11 groups, including 3 ED (Extra-low Dispersion) elements and 3 Ultra-High Refractive Index elements. It uses a 13 blade aperture diaphragm, has an aperture range of F2.8 through F22, has a minimum focusing distance of 18.5cm (7.3”) and uses a 67mm front filter thread. The lens measures 74mm (2.9”) in diameter by 117mm (4.0”) in length and weighs 595g (1.3lbs).  Continue reading “Laowa 58mm f/2.8 2x Ultra-Macro APO Lens Announced”

Pre-Order : Tamron 150-500mm f/5-6.7 Di III VC VXD for Fujifilm X

The Tamron 150-500mm f/5-6.7 Di III VC VXD for Fujifilm X is now available for pre-order at $1,499. You can find the press-release here.

The lens is will be on sale October 13, 2022 at $1499. The new 150-500mm F5-6.7 Di III VC VXD offers a 225-750mm full-frame equivalent focal length.

The lens is constructed of 25 elements in 16 groups, including one XLD (eXtra Low Dispersion) element, five LD (Low Dispersion) elements, and two Hybrid Aspherical elements.

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Tamron 150-500mm F5-6.7 Di III VXD Lens for FUJIFILM X Announced for $1,499

Tamron has officially annnounced the new Tamron 150-500mm f/5-6.7 Di III VXD (Model A057) for FUJIFILM X-mount mirrorless cameras. It is a compact and versatile super-telephoto zoom lens well suited to capture a wide array of subjects ranging from landscapes and birds to sports and wildlife photography.

This new lens costs $1,499, first available for pre-order at B&H Photo.

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Nikon Nikkor Z 17-28mm F2.8 Lens Announced for $1,196.95

Nikon has just officially announced the new Nikon NIKKOR Z 17-28mm F2.8 lens.  This ultra-wide-angle zoom manages to mix speed and compactness while presenting a broad field of view that’s perfect for anything from landscapes to architecture subjects to handheld vlogging applications.

The Nikon Z 17-28mm F2.8 Nikkor lens will be available in late October for $1,199.95.

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Nikon Z8 to be Announced in the Spring 2023

Here are the latest updates about the upcoming Nikon Z8 high-megapixel full frame mirrorless camera. According to recent Nikon rumors, the Nikon Z8 will be officially announced or released during February 2023 to April 2023 timeframe. There still a chance that Nikon will announce the development of Nikon Z8 later this year.

The specs of Nikon Z8 is still unconfirmed, it could be a baby Nikon Z9 without the built-in grip, and it also could be a mirrorless version of Nikon D850 with 60+MP full frame sensor.

There is also a rumored camera roadmap on the web, just take with a grain of salt.

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New OM System OM-5 Camera to be Announced in Late October

The new OM System OM-5 camera to be announced in late October and not in September due the chip shortage. The new release date is late October and the shipments expected to start in November. The simple reason for this is the ongoing worldwide chip shortage. Meaning that the OM Digital needs a bit more time to produce enough OM-5 bodies.

According to latest Olympus rumors here are the OM System OM-5 specifications leaked so far;

  • 20MP (same OM-1 sensor)
  • 15fps
  • Single card slot
  • 3.6mp EVF
  • Same OM-1 BLX-1 battery
  • Announcement late October
  • Shipment start in November
  • Also a new lens will be announced

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