Fujifilm X-H2 Might Not Be Released in 2019

Fujifilm X-H2 might not be released in 2019. Recent reports indicates that the second version of the video-centric APS-c mirrorless could hit the shelves in early 2020.

First rumors about the Fujifilm X-H2 camera are coming. The camera to feature a 26MP X-Trans Sensor that will record DCI 4K videos at 60p. Continue reading “Fujifilm X-H2 Might Not Be Released in 2019”

Sony A9 II, A7S III and A7R IV to Feature 8K Video

Sony is actively working to implement 8K videos for the upcoming mirrorless cameras.  According to recent reports, the cameras that are likely to have 8K video in the near future are Sony A9 II, A7S III and A7R IV.

The company will allegedly announce two new sensors. One of the Sony full frame sensor will be capable of 60 megapixel stills, 16 channels, and 8K video recording. The other one is 36MP. This means we might see the 60MP sensor on the Sony A7R IV and 36MP BSI stacked sensor on the Sony A9 II. Continue reading “Sony A9 II, A7S III and A7R IV to Feature 8K Video”

Sony Announced Major Firmware for a9 & a7R III & a7 III

Sony announced major firmware updates for the Alpha A9A7 III and a7R III camera.

The a9 updates adds a range of features, including improved tracking in both stills and video, as well as extending Eye AF to animals, something Sony showed at Photokina back in September. The a7R III and a7 III will also gain the improved Eye-AF and animal Eye AF, as well as time-lapse capabilities.

The a9  (Amazon/B&H Photo/Adorama)  firmware updates will be coming in two waves: version 5.0 will be available in March while version 6.0 is slated for ‘summer.’ Firmware version 3.0 for the a7 III and a7R III will arrive in April. You can see the full details below. Continue reading “Sony Announced Major Firmware for a9 & a7R III & a7 III”

Panasonic S1 & S1R Specs Roundup, Announcement Coming Soon

Panasonic will hold a major press event on January 31th. The company will unveil full specs of the S1R and the S1 full-frame mirrorless cameras as well as new S-series lens on that day.

At CES 2019 Panasonic has announced that the 47MP S1R and the 24MP S1 full-frame mirrorless cameras will start shipping by the end of March. The company also unveiled some new features that will be offered on both cameras. Here are all the specs of what we know about Panasonic S1 & S1R & S lenses so far. Continue reading “Panasonic S1 & S1R Specs Roundup, Announcement Coming Soon”

Best Lenses for Fujifilm X-T3 in 2019

Best Lenses for Fujifilm X-T3 mirrorless camera. Looking for recommended lenses for your Fujifilm X-T3? Here are the top rated Fujifilm X-T3 lenses.

Fujifilm X-T3 is one of the best cameras on the market and features a 26MP sensor, 4K video at 60p, 11 frames per second. The list of best lenses for Fujifilm X-T3 in 2019 includes reviews of top zoom and prime lenses from kit and wide angle to portrait and telephoto. We’ve tried to list the top X Mount prime and zoom lenses for Fujifilm’s mirrorless cameras.

Here is our guide to the best lenses for Fujifilm XT3 to buy in 2019. If you’re looking for the absolute best lenses for professional use with the Fujifilm X-series system, then look no further than here. Continue reading “Best Lenses for Fujifilm X-T3 in 2019”

Olympus Announced Weather-Resistant Wireless Flash FL-700WR, Wireless Commander FC-WR and Wireless Receiver FR-WR

In addition the Olympus OM-D E-M1X, and  lens and the updated Olympus M.Zuiko MFT Lens Roadmap, Olympus officially announced a new Electronic Flash, the FL-700WR, Wireless Commander FC-WR, and Wireless Receiver FR-WR, all coming in late February 2019 and designed to meet the growing demands of professional photographers.

The new Olympus FL-700WR Electronic Flash features dustproof, splashproof, and freezeproof (14°F / -10°C)1 performance, as well as wireless radiowave shooting compatibility with a maximum guide number of 42.  Continue reading “Olympus Announced Weather-Resistant Wireless Flash FL-700WR, Wireless Commander FC-WR and Wireless Receiver FR-WR”

Updated Olympus M.Zuiko MFT Lens Roadmap 2019 – 2020

In addition the Olympus OM-D E-M1X, and  lens, the company released an updated Micro Four Thirds lens  roadmap for 2019 – 2020, including a new 150-400mm F4.5 TC1.25x IS Pro lens coming in 2020.

There will be plently of new lenses coming in 2019 to 2020. Olympus is planning to release new zoom and fast prime Pro lenses as well as less expensive super telephoto and travel zoom lenses. Continue reading “Updated Olympus M.Zuiko MFT Lens Roadmap 2019 – 2020”

Olympus ED 150-400mm f/4.5 Pro Lens with Built-in 1.25X Teleconverter in Development

Along with the Olympus OM-D E-M1X, Olympus today also announced the development of a new super telephoto zoom lens: Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 150-400mm f/4.5 TC 1.25x IS PRO Lens.

Designed for Micro Four Thirds system cameras the lens will provide a standard focal range of 300-800mm equiv. and with a built-in 1.25X teleconverter it becomes 375-1000mm equiv., at the cost of 2/3-stop of light. The lens will also be compatible with Olympus’ new MC-20 2X teleconverter.

The Olympus 150-400mm F4.5 Pro lens will be stabilized and work with the 5-axis IS systems built into modern Olympus cameras for extra shake reduction. Fully weather-sealed lens from Olympus could work at temperatures as low as -10°C/+14°F.

The Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 150-400mm f/4.5 TC 1.25x IS PRO Lens will be available in 2020, and pricing has not yet been disclosed. Continue reading “Olympus ED 150-400mm f/4.5 Pro Lens with Built-in 1.25X Teleconverter in Development”

Olympus OM-D E-M1X Announced with World’s Best Image Stabilisation

Olympus has announced the  Olympus OM-D E-M1X, featuring an integrated vertical grip and improved image stabilisation performance featuring a re-developed and fast autofocus system, and up to 7.5 EV steps of compensation.  The new high-end professional mirrorless camera primarily designed for speed, with dual TruePic VIII processors, an all-cross-type 121-point hybrid AF system with ‘Intelligent Subject Detection’, and 60 fps continuous shooting (18 with continuous AF).

The camera features a 20.4 megapixel live MOS sensor with improved supersonic wave filter for dust reduction and a dust, splash and freezeproof body. There is also the capability to produce a 50-megapixel high res handheld shot by combining several captures. The Olympus OM-D E-M1X can shoot video in 4K, and has 2 UHS-II SD card slots as well as 2 batteries in an innovative cartridge system.

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Updated Nikon Z-mount Lens Roadmap 2019 – 2021

Nikon has updated the lens roadmap for Nikon Z-mount full frame mirrorless cameras at the CES 2019 event. There will be a total of 23 Z-mount mirrorless lenses by 2021.

Nikon is now planning to release 7 new Z Series lenses in 2020 (up from 6), with 4 of them still not yet announced. This seems to mean that one of the lenses planned for 2021 has been bumped up a year, as now there are 7 to-be-announced lenses planned for 2021 instead of the 8 that were on the original roadmap.

Below is the list of upcoming Nikon Z-mount lenses by year: Continue reading “Updated Nikon Z-mount Lens Roadmap 2019 – 2021”