Fujifilm X-T4 Firmware Update Version 1.02 Released

Fujifilm has released a new firmware update for Fujifilm X-T4 mirrorless camera (B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon).

New firmware version 1.02 fixes an issue that might occur when using a certain IBIS (In Body Image Stabilization) configuration.

Check out the details of the Fujifilm X-T4 Firmware 1.02 update as well as the download link below. Continue reading “Fujifilm X-T4 Firmware Update Version 1.02 Released”

List of Canon Products to be Announced on July 9, 2020

Here is the list of Canon products that will be announced on July 9, 2020, inlcuding Canon EOS R5Canon EOS R6, several RF lenses, teleconverters, a wireless transmitter and a battery grip and more accessories. Continue reading “List of Canon Products to be Announced on July 9, 2020”

Nikon NIKKOR Z 24-200mm f/4-6.3 VR Lens Will be Released on July 3, 2020

According to recent press text from Nikon, the new NIKKOR Z 24-200mm f/4-6.3 VR all-in-one zoom lens will be released on July 3, 2020. Just like the NIKKOR Z 70-200mm f/2.8 VR S lens ($2,596.95 – at B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon), the shipment of this lens have been delayed previously.

The NIKKOR Z 24-200mm f/4-6.3 VR is an 8.3x high-power telephoto zoom lens that covers the wide-angle 24mm to telephoto 200mm range of focal lengths, and packs outstanding resolution into a compact and lightweight package weighing approximately 570g. A versatile all-in-one zoom for Nikon Z6 and Z7.

NIKKOR Z 24-200mm f/4-6.3 VR Lens – $896.95 – at B&HPhoto/Adorama/Amazon. Continue reading “Nikon NIKKOR Z 24-200mm f/4-6.3 VR Lens Will be Released on July 3, 2020”

Panasonic Lumix DC-G100 Camera Available for Pre-order

Panasonic Lumix DC-G100 Camera now available for pre-order. The Panasonic G100 camera costs $697.99 with 12-32mm Lens kit. It is now available for pre-order at B&HAdoramaAmazonShipping will start on late July.

The new Panasonic G100 Micro Four Thirds mirrorless camera is compact and lightweight, with a vari-angle screen. It is aimed at vloggers, videographers, and photographers. See full details hereContinue reading “Panasonic Lumix DC-G100 Camera Available for Pre-order”

First Nikon Z5 Specifications, Announcement in Late July

Here are the first rumored specifications of the upcoming Nikon Z5 entry-level full frame mirrorless camera.

Nikon Z5 will be an entry-level full frame and position under the Nikon Z6. This camera is the one that will compete against the Canon EOS RP.

According to the reports, Nikon Z5 will not have an electronic display on the top panel and will indeed have an electronic viewfinder on the top panel which is similar to the Nikon Z50 design. Here are first rumored specs of Nikon Z5 : Continue reading “First Nikon Z5 Specifications, Announcement in Late July”

Olympus Sells its Camera Business to JIP Inc

Olympus Imaging Business has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Japan Industrial Partners, Inc. (JIP). According to the MOU, both companies are entering into further discussions about the potential transfer of Olympus’ long-standing imaging business to JIP by the end of 2020.

Olympus imaging business will continue to release Micro Four Thirds cameras and lenses under the Olympus and ZUIKO names. The Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III is the latest Micro Four Thirds camera with a 20.4 Megapixel Live MOS sensor , in-body image stabilization with up to 7.5 stops of shake reduction and the same processor as the E-M1X.

Here is the press text from Olympus : Continue reading “Olympus Sells its Camera Business to JIP Inc”

Panasonic G100 Vlogging Micro Four Thirds Camera

Panasonic has announced the new Panasonic G100 Micro Four Thirds mirrorless camera, aimed at vloggers, videographers, and photographers. The new Lumix G100 is compact and lightweight, with a vari-angle screen.

Designed to be the ideal “Vlogging” camera, it is smaller than an iPhone XR, offers 4K 30p video recording and has a number of features that will appeal to the videographer, as well as photographers.

The camera uses the same 20MP Four Thirds sensor as many other Panasonic cameras. While it does not have in-body image stabilization, the new Lumix G100 features aa ‘hybrid’ 5-axis IS system when recording video (4-axis for 4K).

Alongside the G100 comes the DMW-SHGR1 tripod grip ($99). It can be a small selfie stick (with still and video capture buttons) or a mini tripod. The grip is powered by the camera’s micro USB port.

This new camera cost $697.99 with 12-32mm Lens kit, first available for pre-order at B&HAmazon. Shipping will start on late July.

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Fujifilm X-T200 and X-A7 Firmware Updates Released

Fujifilm has released firmware updates for Fujifilm X-T200 and Fujifilm X-A7. The new firmware update allows to use these X-Series cameras as Webcam without Fujifilm X Webcam.

The price for Fujifilm X-T200 body is $699 available at B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon. And Fuji X-A7 body is $499 available at AmazonB&HAdorama. Continue reading “Fujifilm X-T200 and X-A7 Firmware Updates Released”

Sony A5 Full Frame E-Mount Camera Coming with under $1,000

Sony is rumored announce the Sony a5 – an entry level full frame mirrorless camera that will be priced under $1,000. If it turns out to be true, the Sony a5 will be a great competitor to the $899 Canon EOS RP.

After the Canon’s  entry-level EOS RP and Nikon’s respons with the Z50, it seems likely that Sony will announce the Sony A5 full-frame mirrorless camera as an answer.

The compoany will make a major product announcement on June 26th. There are two new Sony camera codes got registered: WW119533 –  WW271448. One of them is expected to be the highly-anticipated Sony A7s III model and the other one would be the Sony A5 entry-level full frame mirrorless camera. Continue reading “Sony A5 Full Frame E-Mount Camera Coming with under $1,000”

Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Sensor Tested at DxOMark

DXOMark just published their review of the sensor inside the Canon EOS-1D X Mark III. According to test results Canon EOS-1D X Mark III achieves an overall DXOMark score of 83 points which puts it at the 47th place in all the full-frame and MF sensors.

When we look at similar cameras, Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Sensor scores less than the Nikon D850 (100) or the Sony a7R IV (99). To compare the 1Dx MkIII with another sport oriented camera, the Sony a9 II scores significantly better with 93 points.  On the other hand the EOS-1D X Mark III sensor score is even behind the EOS-1D X Mark II (88).

Below is the detailed conclusion:  Continue reading “Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Sensor Tested at DxOMark”