Update on Tokina Compatibility Notice for Nikon Z6, Z7 and Z50 Cameras

Tokina issued another update on the compatibility of Tokina F-mount lenses with Nikon Z 6, Nikon Z 7 and Nikon Z 50 mirrorless cameras.

Previously, Tokina has published a compatibility noticed for Nikon Z-series owners, regarding a few issues the company came across while ‘thoroughly’ testing the functionality of its F-mount lenses when used on Z-series cameras with Nikon’s FTZ Mount Adapter. Continue reading “Update on Tokina Compatibility Notice for Nikon Z6, Z7 and Z50 Cameras”

Best Lenses for Nikon D6

Best Lenses for Nikon D6 ! Looking for the best lenses for Nikon D6 ? Here is the guide for you to get the top recommended lenses for Nikon D6 DSLR camera.

In this article we list the lenses for Nikon D6, including portraits, wedding, landscapes, street, macro, videos, sports and wildlife. Now let’s have a look at the key featrures of Nikon’s flagship DSLR camera.

The Nikon D6 ($6,499.95 USD at Amazon | Adorama | B&HPhoto) is a professional DSLR designed for sports and action photography. It features a full-frame 20 Megapixel CMOS sensor and Nikon’s most advanced autofocus system, as of February 2020. The AF system has 105 points, all of which are cross-type and use a ‘triple-sensor arrangement’. Nikon claims that the D6 can focus down to -4.5EV. The camera ca shoot bursts at up to 14 frames per second with continuous autofocus.

As one would expect, the D6 has an incredibly durable, weather-sealed body. It has two XQD/CFexpress card slots along with Gigabit Ethernet, USB 3.2 and Wi-Fi + Bluetooth. Continue reading “Best Lenses for Nikon D6”

Canon EOS R5 Listed at Adorama & BHPhoto

The new Canon EOS R5 full-frame mirrorless camera is now listed at Adorama and B&HPhoto. The detailed specifications and pricing info are still unknown.

Canon EOS R5 Key Features:

  • 8K Video Capture
  • 20 fps high-speed continuous shooting (Electric Shutter)
  • 12 fps high-speed continuous shooting (Mechanical Shutter)
  • High-performance coordinated image stabilization (IS)
  • Dual media card slots
  • RF-Mount

More at  Canon EOS R5 Specs, Release Date : 8K, IBIS, 20fps Continue reading “Canon EOS R5 Listed at Adorama & BHPhoto”

Panasonic Released New Firmware Update for GH5s and G9 Cameras

Panasonic has released a new firmware update for GH5s and G9 Micro Four Thirds  cameras. This is a minor update as it fixes only one but important bug. Panasonic G9 firmware updated to version 2.1 while the GH5s firmware to version 1.5.

Picture freeze may occur at burst recording using an external flash when camera is set to AFC/AFF and LVF frame rate 120fps, has been improved.

Download New Firmware Update for GH5s and G9 Cameras

Also join the Micro Four Thirds Users Facebook Group to share your Olympus photography.

Sony FE 20mm f/1.8 G Lens Specs Leaked, Announcement on February 25

Here are the first rumored specifications of the upcoming Sony FE 20mm f/1.8 G lens. The wide-angle prime lens for full frame Sony E-mount is expected to be announced on February 25, 2020.

Rumored Sony FE 20mm f/1.8 G Lens Specifications:

  • 67mm filter diameter
  • 0,19 minimal focal distance
  • Function button on lens with switch for MF and AF
  • Aperture ring like the 24mm Gmaster with click less option
  • Material and feel touch same as 16-55 f/2.8

In addition, the new Sony a7R IV mirrorless camera is now selling like hot cakes at AmazonB&HAdorama. Continue reading “Sony FE 20mm f/1.8 G Lens Specs Leaked, Announcement on February 25”

Nikon Z50 Firmware Update Version 1.10 Released

As well as updating the two full-frame mirrorless cameras, Nikon has also introduced a firmware update for the Nikon Z50 which modifies the camera’s controls when recording self-portraits in movie mode.

Currently, when self-portraits are recorded in Movie mode, the focus mode is locked at AF-S mode. With the update to Ver. 1.10, the focus mode will be locked at AF-F mode. This change improves operation by allowing the camera to maintain focus on the user’s face in movie recording.

Nikon Z50 with 16-50mm Lens: $996.95 at AmazonB&HAdorama. Continue reading “Nikon Z50 Firmware Update Version 1.10 Released”

Nikon Z6 & Nikon Z7 Firmware Update Released with Animal-Detection AF

Nikon has released a new firmware update for the Nikon Z6 and Nikon Z7 full-frame mirrorless cameras.

Updating the Z6 and Z7 to firmware version 3.00 adds a new Animal-detection AF feature to the current Face/eye-detection AF. Subject tracking has also been modified to function more like the 3D-tracking feature in Nikon digital SLR cameras and support for additional CFexpress memory card brands has also been added. Check brands at Adorama, B&H, and Amazon in the US.

Below are the main changes: Continue reading “Nikon Z6 & Nikon Z7 Firmware Update Released with Animal-Detection AF”

Canon EOS-1D X Mark III vs Nikon D6 – Comparison

Let’s compare the Canon EOS-1D X Mark III vs Nikon D6 flagship full frame DSLR cameras.

So the Nikon D6 ($6,499.95 USD at Amazon | Adorama | B&HPhoto) has been officially released, it is time to look at how it compares to its main rival, the Canon 1D X Mark III ($6,499 at AmazonB&HAdorama). Both cameras are aimed at professional sports and wildlife photographers, and both appeal to their own niche audiences from particular brand.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. Below that, we specifically talk about the new improvements and which model is better suited for your needs. Check out the Canon EOS-1D X Mark III vs Nikon D6 comparison ! Continue reading “Canon EOS-1D X Mark III vs Nikon D6 – Comparison”

Vazen 28mm T/2.2 1.8x Anamorphic Lens Announced For MFT

Vazen has announced the pricing and shipping availability for their latest Micro Four Thirds lens, the 28mm T/2.2 1.8x Anamorphic.

The new 28mm is the 2nd member and the widest of their 1.8x anamorphic line-up. The whole set will contain 3 focal lengths (28mm, 40mm and 65mm) and the 65mm is expected to be out in a few months.

The lens is currently available to order from authorized resellers and on the B&HPhoto. It is available to ship immediately. The retail price in US is USD 3,250/pc. Continue reading “Vazen 28mm T/2.2 1.8x Anamorphic Lens Announced For MFT”

Xiaomi Mi 10 & Mi 10 Pro Smartphones With 108MP Camera & 8K Video

Xiaomi has introduced its new flagship devices from the M10 Series which are the Mi 10 Pro and Mi 10 smartphones.

The Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro and Mi 10 smartphones have been unveiled in China, via an online announcement because of the coronavirus, and the new flagship devices feature the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor (one of the first smartphone series to do so) and boast a 108MP 8K-enabled camera.

On the M10 series, you find a 108MP main camera with a 1/1.33″ ultra-large sensor. It is also among the first to support 8K ultra-clear video recording in 7680×4320 ultra-high-resolution (the newly announced Samsung S20 series also features 8K video capabilities) and users can capture 33MP photos while recording in 8K by simply tapping on the screen. Both OIS and EIS are also supported. Continue reading “Xiaomi Mi 10 & Mi 10 Pro Smartphones With 108MP Camera & 8K Video”