Canon EOS R6 Won #1 Place : Best Selling Camera in May 2021

One of the nation’s leading specialist photographic retailers, MapCamera published its list of the top ten best-selling new cameras, with the Canon EOS R6 taking pride of place atop the chart. Canon EOS R6 tops the list for being the most sold camera in May, leading retailer in Japan.

The Canon EOS R6 won the No.1 best seller while the Canon EOS R5 is ranked third this time. The Fujifilm X-S10, which has been selling well since its launch in November last year, came in second. And the RICOH GR III won the fourth place.

Best SDHC/SDXC Memory Cards in 2021

Top 10 brand new digital camera sales ranking in May 2021: Continue reading “Canon EOS R6 Won #1 Place : Best Selling Camera in May 2021”

Pre-orders: Nikon Nikkor Z MC 105mm f/2.8 VR S & Z MC 50mm f/2.8 Lenses

The new Nikkor Z MC 105mm f/2.8 VR S and the Nikkor Z MC 50mm f/2.8 are now available for pre-order online.

Pre-order links:

Nikon NIKKOR Z MC 105mm f/2.8 VR S Lens: $996.95 at AmazonAdorama and B&H.

Nikon NIKKOR Z MC 50mm f/2.8 Lens: $646.95 at Amazon, Adorama and B&H. Continue reading “Pre-orders: Nikon Nikkor Z MC 105mm f/2.8 VR S & Z MC 50mm f/2.8 Lenses”

Panasonic GH5 II Availability & in Stock Tracker

Looking for the Panasonic GH5 II availability? Here is our free Panasonic Lumix GH5 II pre-order, availability and in stock tracker.

The Panasonic Lumix GH5 II mirrorless camera was officially announced on May 25, 2021. Boasting updated video capabilities and a refined design, the Panasonic Lumix GH5 II is now the company’s most video-focused Micro Four Thirds camera and it provides a professional-quality imaging platform for shooters who demand versatile video and stills capabilities in a single compact camera. Featuring a 20.3MP Live MOS Sensor with AR Coating, the Panasonic GH5 II achieves C4K/4K 60p 4:2:0 10-bit video recording and simultaneous output of 4:2:2 10-bit over HDMI during 4K 60p 4:2:0 10-bit internal recording. With the pre-installed V-Log L, it is easy to match the color tone with the footage recorded in V-Log of S1H/S1 and V-Log L of GH5/GH5S. The Panasonic GH5 II Body Image Stabilizer (I.S.) is further advanced to achieve stable handheld shooting and making it possible to use a 6.5-stop slower shutter speed. So, with a few significant performance improvements and a competitive price, the Panasonic GH5 Mark II is a value option for video shooters or as a tool for hybrid shooters who need a good solution for both stills and video.

The Panasonic GH5 II is scheduled to start shipping on June 30, 2021, and it is expected to be one of the best selling video-focused mirrorless cameras in 2021. So, if you are interested or want to get as far to the front of the list as you can, you should probably go ahead and pre-order now. All the authorized Panasonic dealers will not charge your card until they actually ship the item to you, and you can cancel it anytime.

Below is our free Panasonic GH5 II availability and in stock tracker. (updated on a daily basis) Continue reading “Panasonic GH5 II Availability & in Stock Tracker”

Nikon MB-N11 Power Battery Pack for Z7 II & Z6 II now in Stock

The Nikon MB-N11 Power Battery Pack for Z7 II and Z6 II is now in stock at AmazonAdorama and B&H Photo.

Designed specifically for the Nikon Z 7II and Z 6II mirrorless cameras, the MB-N11 is a Multi-Power Battery Pack with vertical shutter button, main and sub command dials, AF-ON button, sub selector and Fn buttons. Plus, when using two EN-EL 15c batteries, the MB-N11 provides 1.9x (CIPA standard). Increase in battery performance over an EN-EL 15c battery in the camera alone. And the batteries are hot-swappable, meaning you won’t have to stop shooting or recording to swap batteries! Continue reading “Nikon MB-N11 Power Battery Pack for Z7 II & Z6 II now in Stock”

Fujifilm XF 18mm f/1.4 R LM WR Lens now in Stock

The Fujifilm XF 18mm f/1.4 R LM WR Lens is now in stock at major US stores. The US price is $999 and available from BHPhoto / AmazonUS / Adorama.

The new Fujifilm XF 18mm f/1.4 R LM WR Lens gets an impressive 89% overall score and Gold Award from the experts at DPReview, and it is a great option for landscape, street, architecture, environmental portrait and low light photographers.

Continue reading “Fujifilm XF 18mm f/1.4 R LM WR Lens now in Stock”

Best Memory Cards for Panasonic GH5 II

Are you searching for the best SD memory cards for Panasonic Lumix GH5 II?  In this guide we list the top recommended & fastest SD cards for Panasonic GH5 II mirrorless camera.

The Panasonic Lumix GH5 II has dual SD memory card slots that both support the ultra-fast UHS-II SD cards.

Featuring a 20.3MP Live MOS Sensor with AR Coating, the Panasonic Lumix GH5 II (Amazon,B&HPhotoAdorama) is capable of unlimited video recording in various settings and can record DCI and UHD 4K with the full sensor area and can output 10-bit 4:2:0 internally up to 60p, or 4:2:2 at 30p. And the Panasonic GH5 II is capable of wireless live streaming using the LUMIX Sync smartphone app supported by USB PD outdoors or indoors. V-LogL is pre-installed to deliver a high dynamic range and broad colors, which makes you easy to match the color tone with the footage recorded in V-Log and V-LogL of Panasonic and LUMIX line-up. Whether indoors or outdoors, only the camera and a smartphone are required to reach an audience, making the GH5 II an ideal camera for electronic news gathering, travel, event, lecture, and live commerce applications.

In order to get the ultra high read speeds (transfer speeds) and write speeds (fast buffer clearing time) of your GH5 II camera, here we collect the fastest and reliable SD cards for Panasonic GH5 Mark II. Continue reading “Best Memory Cards for Panasonic GH5 II”

Best Lenses for Panasonic GH5 II

Are you looking for the best lenses for Panasonic Lumix GH5 II? Here are our top recommended micro four thirds lenses for Panasonic GH5 II camera.

Featuring a 20.3MP Live MOS Sensor with AR Coating, the Panasonic Lumix GH5 II is capable of unlimited video recording in various settings and can record DCI and UHD 4K with the full sensor area and can output 10-bit 4:2:0 internally up to 60p, or 4:2:2 at 30p. And the Panasonic GH5 II is capable of wireless live streaming using the LUMIX Sync smartphone app supported by USB PD outdoors or indoors. V-LogL is pre-installed to deliver a high dynamic range and broad colors, which makes you easy to match the color tone with the footage recorded in V-Log and V-LogL of Panasonic and LUMIX line-up. An updated 5-axis sensor stabilization system works with Lumix O.I.S lenses to compensate for up to 6.5 stops of shutter speed. The GH5 II also features human face, eye, head, body, and animal recognition. Deep Learning technology detects the eye and face approximately twice as fast as the GH5 allowing you to concentrate on the composition of your photos and videos. So, boasting updated video capabilities and a refined design, the Panasonic Lumix GH5 II is an ideal camera for electronic news gathering, travel, event, lecture, and live commerce applications.

So, if you are a new owner of the Panasonic GH5 II (Amazon,B&HPhotoAdorama) or thinking about purchasing one soon, then you might also be wondering which are the best lenses to pair with the Panasonic GH5 II. In this guide we looked at all the micro four thirds lenses on the market and selected the best lenses for Panasonic Lumix GH5 II mirrorless camera based on good price, usefulness and high image quality, including leading prime and zoom options from wide-angle to telephoto for videos, vlogging, travel, event, street, portraits, wedding, landscapes, macro, sports and wildlife and more. Continue reading “Best Lenses for Panasonic GH5 II”

Full list of 2021 TIPA World Awards Winners

The Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) announced all the winners of the 2021 TIPA World Awards. The Canon EOS M50 Mark II wins the“best APS-C entry level camera” while the Canon RF 600mm f/11 IS STM wins the“best prime telephoto lens”. Overall Best Full Frame Professional Camera is the Sony a1.

Here is the best photo gear of 2021 according to the TIPA World Awards 2021 winners list. Continue reading “Full list of 2021 TIPA World Awards Winners”

Laowa Argus 33mm f/0.95 CF APO Lens Now Available for Pre-order

Venus Optics Laowa Argus 33mm f/0.95 CF APO Lens for APS-C format mirrorless cameras is now available for pre-order.

Available in Canon RF, Nikon Z, Sony E and Fujifilm X mounts, the new Laowa Argus 33mm f/0.95 CF APO Lens priced at $499. Check availability at B&HAdorama.

Overview of the lens attached to a Sony A6600: Continue reading “Laowa Argus 33mm f/0.95 CF APO Lens Now Available for Pre-order”

Camera Grand Prix 2021 Winners Announced

Camera Journal Press Club (CJPC, Japan) announced the winners of Camera Grand Prix 2021. As a result the best camera of the year is the Sony a1 and the readers award goes to Canon EOS R5.

The two most exciting cameras in 2021 for sure. Here is the complete list of winners :  Continue reading “Camera Grand Prix 2021 Winners Announced”