Olympus and Panasonic European Black Friday Deals

Here are several Olympus and Panasonic European Black Friday Deals. Starting from today all European Black Friday deals are now live at Amazon DEAmazon UK.

This is part of the ultimate guide to Black Friday 2020. These special offers starts from starts on November 27th, 2020 and runs through the end of 2020. Check out the US Black Friday 2020 pages at Amazon US, B&H PhotoAdorama and eBay.

Skylum launched the new Luminar 4 with AI Sky enhancer tool. For a limited time you get this package with a $10 discount using coupon code “CAMERANEWS” and extra Bonuses.See also 2020 Black Friday Mirrorless Camera Deals

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Here are the Sigma 24mm f/3.5, 35mm f/2 and 65mm f/2 DG DN Contemporary Lenses

Here are the first product images of the upcoming Sigma 24mm f/3.5, 35mm f/2 and 65mm f/2 DG DN Contemporary lenses. These Sigma lenses for mirrorless cameras  will be officially announced on December 1st, 2020 and available in Sony E and Leica L mounts.

The upcoming Sigma Lenses:

  • Sigma 24mm f/3.5 DG DN Contemporary Lens
  • Sigma 35mm f/2 DG DN Contemporary Lens
  • Sigma 65mm f/2 DG DN Contemporary Lens

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New Fujifilm GFX100, GFX50S & GFX50R Firmware Updates Released

Fujifilm has release firmware updates for Fujifilm GFX cameras, which include the long promised pixel shift firmware for GFX100. Fujifilm Firmware Updates for Fujifilm GFX100 (Pixel Shift), GFX50S and GFX50R.

Fujifilm GFX100 Firmware Ver.3.00 – Downdload Here
The firmware update Ver.3.00 from Ver.2.01 incorporates the following issues:

Regarding the detail, download the “GFX100 New Feature Guide Ver3.00” from our website.

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Fujifilm Introduces FUJIFILM GFX100 IR (Infrared) Large Format Mirrorless Digital Camera

Mississauga, Ont., November 25, 2020 – FUJIFILM North America Corporation is pleased to announce the launch of FUJIFILM GFX100 IR digital camera (GFX100 IR), a uniquely specialized version of its GFX100 large format mirrorless digital camera, now with infrared image-making capabilities, which can be produced upon order for professionals in forensic, scientific, and cultural preservation fields. Infrared images can now be made at 100MP – and even at 400MP through GFX100 IR’s new Pixel Shift Multi-Shot function – to reveal intricate details within a subject or scene that can only normally be seen through the infrared spectrum.

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Best Memory Cards for Canon EOS R5

In this article we will cover the Best Memory Cards for Canon EOS R5 camera. If you are looking for the best SD memory cards for Canon EOS R5, then check our top recommended & fastest SD cards for this mirrorless camera.

The Canon EOS R5 has dual memory card slots, one is SD card slot (Supports UHS-II SD cards), the other is CFexpress card slot : 1x CFexpress Type B and 1x SD UHS-II.

The Canon EOS R5  (AmazonB&HAdorama) supports high-resolution DCI 8K 30 fps raw video recording internally along with 4K recording up to 120 fps in 4:2:2 10-bit with Canon Log, as well as up to 20 fps burst shooting with an electronic shutter and up to 12 fps with a mechanical shutter. The CFexpress card slot is ideal for 8K video and high-speed, high-resolution burst shooting needs while the SD card slot retains a familiar form factor for wide compatibility.  In order to get the ultra high read speeds and write speeds to get the best out of your Canon EOS R5 camera, here we list the top recommended CFexpress cards and SD cards for the Canon EOS R5 mirrorless camera based on the speed and price.

Best Memory Cards for Canon EOS R5

One of the Canon EOS R5’s card slots is CFexpress card slot, supports world’s fastest CFexpress cards. Currently, the fastest and toughest CFexpress card is Sony Tough CFexpress Type-B, has max read speed at 1,700MB/s, and max write speed at 1,480MB/s.

Here are the quick comparison tables of our top recommended & fastest CFexpress cards and SD cards for Canon EOS R5 mirrorless camera.

CFexpress Cards:

Card Max. Read Speed Max. Write Speed
Sony TOUGH CFexpress Memory Card Type B 1700 MB/s 1480 MB/s
SanDisk Extreme PRO CFexpress Card Type B 1700 MB/s 1200 – 1400 MB/s
Delkin Devices CFexpress POWER Card 1700 MB/s 1,400 MB/s
Hoodman 256GB Steel CFexpress Card 1700 MB/s 1,400 MB/s
ProGrade Digital CFexpress 2.0 Cobalt Card 1600 MB/s 1,400 MB/s
Wise Advanced CFX-B Series CFexpress Card 1700 MB/s 1050 – 1550 MB/s
Lexar Professional CFexpress Type-B Card 1750 MB/s 1,000 MB/s
ProGrade Digital CFexpress 2.0 Gold Card 1700 MB/s 1,400 MB/s

SD Cards:

SD Card Max. Read Speed Max. Write Speed
Sony SF-G Tough UHS-II Card 300 MB/s 299 MB/s
Lexar Professional 2000x UHS-II Card 300 MB/s 260 MB/s
SanDisk Extreme PRO UHS-II Card 300 MB/s 260 MB/s
Hoodman Steel 2000x UHS-II SD Card 300 MB/s 260 MB/s
ProGrade Digital UHS-II SDXC Card 300 MB/s 250 MB/s
Delkin Devices Power UHS-II SDXC Card 300 MB/s 250 MB/s
Sony SF-E Series UHS-II SDXC Card 270 MB/s 120 MB/s
Lexar Professional 1667x UHS-II SD Card 250 MB/s 90 MB/s
SanDisk Extreme PRO UHS-I Card 170 MB/s 90 MB/s

Any of these will be a good choice of the best memory cards for Canon EOs R5 camera. Thanks for reading.

Canon EOS R5 body: $3,899 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Canon EOS R5 with 24-105mm f/4L Lens: $4,999 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

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New Firmware Updates Released for Panasonic G9 & G100

Panasonic released new firmware updated for Panasonic G9 & G100 cameras. With this firmware the company updated to version 2.3 for Panasonic G9 (AmazonB&HAdorama) and firmware version 1.1 for Panasonic G100 (AmazonB&HAdorama).

Improvement for the Panasonic G9:

  1. Fixed the problem of overexposure when burst shooting with the settings of SH1, SH2, SH1 PRE, SH2 PRE.
  2. Improved LVF image quality when waiting for shooting in creative video mode.

Improvement for the Panasonic G100:

  1. LUMIX Webcam Software(Beta) Compatibility
    – LUMIX Webcam Software (Beta) can be used.
  2. Improved Image Stabilization
    – There were cases the angle of view changed according to the movement of the subject when using a lens that does not support image stabilization and [E-Stabilization(Video)] is set to ON. This bug has been fixed.
  3. Other added functions
    – [Horizontal Image Flip(Monitor)] / [Vertical Image Flip(Monitor)] enables to reverse or not to reverse the monitor image when the free-angle monitor is rotated.

Download link: New Firmware Updates for Panasonic G9 & G100

$200 off on Panasonic G9 for $997.99

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Next Canon EOS R5 and EOS R6 Firmware to Bring 1080p/120fps Video

As you might think that the last Canon EOS R5 and EOS R6 firmware update was not the one we were expecting. It was a minor upgrade on these cameras and 1080p video at 120fps is on the horizon for the next firmware update.

The next firmware for the Canon EOS R5 is still on schedule for November.  While there is no info about upcoming firmware for Canon EOS R6 yet, new features that are expected for Canon EOS R5 are as follows.

New firmware update for Canon EOS R5 will feature addition of 1080p @ 120fps, Clog 2 and 3 with bug fixes. Continue reading…

Tokina atx-i 17-35mm f/4 FF Lens Announced, Price $599

Tokina atx-i 17-35mm f/4 FF Lens is now officially announced. The US price is $599 and it will be released on December 11, 2020.

Designed for Nikon F and Canon EF mounts, the new Tokina atx-i 17-35mm f/4 FF Lens is available for pre-order at Adorama.

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Tokina atx-i 17-35mm f/4 Lens (Canon EF): $599 at Adorama

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Nikon Updated Z Lens Roadmap

Nikon has released an updated version of their Z lens roadmap with silhouettes of upcoming Nikkor lenses, including two super-telephoto lenses and one macro prime lens.

There are eleven lens silhouettes and three of them are new: the ‘Micro 50mm,’ the 400mm S-Line and the 600mm S-line. Below is another roadmap from Nikon that shows the focal length coverage of current and future lenses .

Check out the list of rumored Nikon mirrorless cameras and lenses. See latest Nikon discounts and here is the new Nikon Z-mount lenses : Continue reading…

Amazon Black Friday Deals Starts Now

The Back Friday deals action has now officially started on Amazon US and EU pages.  Even the Black Friday officially starts on November 27, but it looks like Amazon already started its Black Friday pages. Check it out !

European Amazon Black Friday Pages