New Samyang firmware updates released for AF 35mm f/1.8 FE & AF 85mm F1.4 FE lenses. See all Samyang AF lenses for Sony E-mount.
Samyang AF 35mm f/1.8 Firmware V3
||– Improved aperture operation stability
– Improved video mode performance on Sony α7RⅡ
– Improved face detection performance on video mode on α9
– Reduced shutter lag which occurs under certain conditions when an external flash is equipped on Sony α6000
Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 Firmware V5
||– Fixed error of aperture in certain circumstances
Download New Samyang Firmware Updates for AF 35mm f/1.8 FE & AF 85mm F1.4 FE
DxOMark completed their full in-depth review for 60MP BSI sensor inside the Leica M11 camera. According to their sensor review and test results; the Leica M11 achieved an excellent overall DxOMark sensor score of 100 points, with a combination of 26.3 bits color depth, 14.8 EV dynamic range, and 3376 ISO low-light score.
With an overall sensor score of 100, Leica M11 is a state-of-the-art high pixel count full-frame 35mm format sensor. This is also 4 points higher than the Leica Q2 at 96 points, the last best performing Leica sensor they tested. Continue reading “Leica M11 Sensor Review and Test Results (100 Points)”
Here is a good news on the Tamron side. Thirds party lens manufacturer is planning to unveil a Tamron 17-28mm f/2.8 Di III VXD G2 Lens by the end of 2022.
The lens will be available for Sony E-mount and use VXD drive to achieve faster AF speed and accuracy. Tamron has received high praise with the introduction of the version II standard zoom lens 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III VXD G2 Lens (Model A063). Since the 28-75mm F2.8 has been remodeled to G2, it seems natural that the 17-28mm F2.8 will also be remodeled to G2.
Tamron has already released the 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III VXD G2 Lens, and it is natural to update the 17-28mm f/2.8 Di III RXD lens.
Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III VXD G2:
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Sony officially announced the new FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM II lens, a second-generation zoom lens that is the smallest and lightest F2.8 G Master lens in its lineup. The US price is $2,298, and you can check the pre-order options at B&H Photo / Amazon / Adorama.
A refined take on the fast standard zoom, the Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM II is not only smaller and lighter than the previous generation, it also features a variety of optical, focusing, and handling upgrades that make this the most well-rounded G Master zoom to date. The lens features an all new optical construction that consists of 20 elements in 15 groups, including five aspherical elements (two of which are high-precision extreme aspherical (XA) elements), two extra-low dispersion (ED) elements and two Super ED elements. Sony has also used its Nano AR Coating II to minimize flare and ghosting in images. Continue reading “Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM II Lens Announced”
According to latest Canon rumors here are the the first set of Canon EOS R7 specifications. Canon is planning to announce the EOS R7 in Q4 of 2022.
- 32MP APS-C BSI Image Sensor
- DIGIC X
- 1x CFExpress & 1x SD Card Slots
- 4K @ 60fps
- 1080p @ 240 fps
- C-Log 3
- The latest hot shoe
- A combination of ergonomics from the EOS R6 and EOS R5
- Announcement in August 2022
This Canon EOS R7 APS-C RF mount camera is already undergoing testing in the field by a select group of photographers, and it will be “directly aimed at sports, wildlife and videography”, to replace the Canon EOS 7D Mark II.
The OM SYSTEM OM-1 flagship mirrorless camera is freezing when shooting with the EVF (viewfinder) frame rate set to “high speed”. OM System just release a notice that they will fix this issue via a new firmware update.
The OM System OM-1 is a new flagship Micro Four Thirds camera that can shoot 20 megapixel images at 50fps and record 4K/60p movies. The OM SYSTEM OM-1 camera is temporarily out of stock at all the major US stores: Amazon, B&H, Adorama. Stay tuned. Continue reading “Notice Regarding Some Operations of OM SYSTEM OM-1”
Leica is rumored to announce a new Q3 camera in 2023 with a 60MP sensor. The current Leica Q2 models have a 47MP sensor. The new Leica M11 that was recently announced has a 60MP sensor. So it’s quite possible that we will meet a new Leica Q3 with 60MP sensor.
The Leica Q2 is a fixed-lens, full-frame camera sporting a new 47.3MP sensor and a sharp, stabilized 28mm F1.7 Summilux lens. Leica has paired the sensor with an updated Maestro processing engine to enable a sensitivity range of ISO 50–50,000, a maximum continuous shooting rate of up to 20fps with the electronic shutter, and 4K (3840 x2160) video recording at 24/30fps (or C4K 4096 x 2160 at 24p).
The US price for Leica Q2 is $5,795.00, and available at B&H Photo/Adorama.
Continue reading “Rumors: Leica Q3 Coming in 2023 with a new 60MP sensor”
Here are the latest updates on the Sigma 50mm f/2 DG DN Contemporary lens, Sigma 50mm f/1.2 DG DN Art lens, Sigma 16-28mm f/2.8 DG DN Contemporary Lens and the Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 DG DN FE lens for Sony E mount.
Sigma will announce the new 50mm f/1.2 DG DN Art and 50mm f/2 DG DN Contemporary Lens in Q2 (April-June) of 2022 with the new 16-28mm f/2.8 DG DN Contemporary lens. The latest rumor suggests that the new Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 DG DN Lens for Sony E mount will be announced by the end of the year. The release of the 70-200mm f/2.8 DG DN FE Lens could be early next year, this is because the semiconductor and supply issues haven’t been resolved yet. Continue reading “Sigma 50mm f/2, 50mm f/1.2 Art, 16-28mm f/2.8 and 70-200mm f/2.8 DG DN FE Lens Rumors”
According to recent Canon rumors, Canon is planning to announce the EOS R7 in Q4 of 2022.
The previous rumors said the new Canon EOS R7 APS-C RF mount mirrorless camera will be announced in March, but looks like it has been postponed. More Canon EOS R7 rumors after the break! Continue reading “Confirmed: Canon EOS R7 Will Be Announced in Q4 of 2022”
Here are the full list of rumored Sony cameras and lenses in 2022. According to latest Sony Rumors, there are many products to be announced in the upcoming weeks including Sony A7R V, A9 III, New ZV camera and More E-Mount Lenses.
This up-to-date list gives you the full list of Sony mirrorless cameras and E-mount lenses to be announced for the rest of the year. By the way the rumor that is still valid is that the Sony A7R V and the new ZV camera will be announced before the A9 III. Continue reading “Upcoming Sony Products in 2022 (A7R V, A9 III, New ZV Camera & Lenses)”