Kamlan 50mm f/1.1 Mark II Lens Released

Kamlan 50mm f/1.1 Mark II lens now officially released. The fast prime lens is available in Sony E, Fujifilm X, MFT and Canon EOS M mounts. The US price is $249.95 and now available for pre-order at AdoramaFirst version of the lens is priced for $179Shipping of the lens will start on August 25th, 2019. Continue reading “Kamlan 50mm f/1.1 Mark II Lens Released”

Best Mirrorless Cameras 2019

Best Mirrorless Cameras 2019. Looking for a mirrorless camera? Here is the guide for you to get best mirrorless cameras in 2019.

Mirrorless cameras offer interchangeable lenses, just like DSLRs, but they’re smaller and lighter with more advanced viewing, focusing and video features. You can get the interchangeable lenses you need. Many people use them to take photos when they are travelling to memory their bright and exciting time.

Sony may be the leader in the mirrorless market and released several amazing full frame mirrorless cameras (including the Sony a9, a7R III, a7 III) and many excellent FE lenses. Fuji is also very active and released the world’s first medium format mirrorless camera “Fujifilm GFX 50S and GFX 100″. Panasonic and Olympus are also actively working hard on the Micro Four Thirds mirrorless market. Nikon and Canon is working seriously on their new full frame mirrorless cameras to compete with Sony. Here we looked at all mirrorless cameras on the market and selected the best choices based on price, usefulness and high image quality. Hope this buying guide is useful for you to find the best mirrorless cameras. Continue reading “Best Mirrorless Cameras 2019”

Panasonic 1.4x & 2x L-mount Teleconverters Announced

In addition to Panasonic S1H 6K mirrorless camera, Panasonic also announced a 1.4x Teleconverter DMW-STC14 and a 2x Teleconverter DMW-STC20 for the LUMIX S Series telephoto zoom lenses.

The Panasonic 1.4x and 2x L-mount teleconverters will be compatible with the current S Pro 70-200mm F4 OIS, as well as the 70-200mm F2.8 arriving later this year. Continue reading “Panasonic 1.4x & 2x L-mount Teleconverters Announced”

Panasonic to Release the Upgrade Firmware Key DMW-SFU2 for LUMIX S1 in July 2019

Panasonic officially announced that they will release an Upgrade Firmware Key DMW-SFU2 for the Panasonic LUMIX S1 ($2,497.99 at AmazonB&HAdorama) full-frame mirrorless camera in July 2019 to expand the video performance.

The Upgrade Software Key DMW-SFU2 will go on sale in July 2019 at a cost of $199 in the US, €199 in Europe and £179 in the UK. Panasonic US says the update will be made available free to any existing S1 owners that have registered their camera, and for anyone who buys an S1 before July 31st. In Europe (including the UK) the offer runs until the end of September. Continue reading “Panasonic to Release the Upgrade Firmware Key DMW-SFU2 for LUMIX S1 in July 2019”

Panasonic Leica 10-25mm f/1.7 ASPH MFT Lens Becomes Official

Along with the Panasonic S1H 6K full frame mirrorless camera, the long wait is finally over for the Panasonic Leica 10-25mm f/1.7 ASPH MFT lens.

Designed for Micro Four Thirds mirrorless cameras, the lens covers focal length in full-frame terms is equivalent to 20-50mm on a Micro Four Thirds body, as a single lens that replaces five commonly used equivalent focal lengths: 20, 24, 28, 35 and 50mm.

The US price is $1,797.99 and it is now available for pre-order at AmazonB&HAdorama. Shipping is scheduled to start in July, 2019. Continue reading “Panasonic Leica 10-25mm f/1.7 ASPH MFT Lens Becomes Official”

Panasonic Lumix DC-S1H 6K Full Frame Mirrorless Camera (Price $4,000, Coming Fall 2019)

Panasonic has officially announced the development of the new Lumix DC-S1H 6K Full Frame Mirrorless Camera. The Lumix S1H is the world’s first camera capable of video recording at 6K/24p (3:2 aspect ratio), 5.9K/30p (16:9 aspect ratio), and 10-bit 60p 4K/C4K.

Panasonic Lumix DC-S1H has been designed to produce video virtually identical to that of Panasonic’s pro-level VariCam cinema camera, through the use of V-Log and V-Gamut.

The US price is expected to be around $4,000. Shipping is scheduled to start in fall 2019. Continue reading “Panasonic Lumix DC-S1H 6K Full Frame Mirrorless Camera (Price $4,000, Coming Fall 2019)”

Panasonic Lumix S1H Specs (6K 24p, 4K 60p, 14bit DR, 10bit 4:2:2)

According to the recent rumors the upcoming Lumix Cine camera that will be announced on May 31 will be named as “Panasonic DC-S1H”. The “H” designation will stand for “hybrid”.

The L-mount Panasonic Lumix S1H full frame mirrorless camera will feature a 20MP image sensor. The video centric product will offer 6K 24p, 4K 60p, 14bit DR, 10bit 4:2:2. Check out the details below.  Continue reading “Panasonic Lumix S1H Specs (6K 24p, 4K 60p, 14bit DR, 10bit 4:2:2)”

Panasonic Lumix V1 Leaked Image & Specs ? (24MP APS-C, L-mount, 6K 30p, 12fps)

According to recent rumors the upcoming Panasonic Cine camera will be named as Panasonic Lumix V1. The APS-c mirrorless camera will have a 24MP CMOS sensor with L-mount. Panasonic Lumix V1 Specs also include 6K Video at 30p, 14bit RAW photos and 12fps. Continue reading “Panasonic Lumix V1 Leaked Image & Specs ? (24MP APS-C, L-mount, 6K 30p, 12fps)”

Images of Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Summilux 10-25mm f/1.7 ASPH MFT lens and Panasonic 1.4x/2.0x teleconverters for L-mount

First images of the Panasonic 10-25mm f/1.7 lens and Panasonic 1.4x/2.0x teleconverters for L-mount have been leaked online.

Designed for Micro Four Thirds cameras, this lens should deliver superb image quality like the Nocticron 42.5mm f/1.2 or the 25mm f/1.4 MFT lens.

With a constant aperture of F1.7 throughout its 10-25mm  focal range (20-50mm in 35mm terms), it is a big and heavy lens by Micro Four Thirds standards and the price would be expensive around $2,500. Check out the images of Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Summilux 10-25mm f/1.7 ASPH MFT lens and Panasonic 1.4x/2.0x teleconverters for L-mount. Continue reading “Images of Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Summilux 10-25mm f/1.7 ASPH MFT lens and Panasonic 1.4x/2.0x teleconverters for L-mount”

Patent : Tamron 485mm f/5.8 Lens for Micro Four Thirds

Tamron has filed a new patent in Japan. This patent describes a Tamron 485mm f/5.8 lens for mirrorless cameras with Micro Four Thirds image sensors.

If we see this in mass production than it would be Tamron’s second optic for Micro 4/3rds. First one released back in mid-2014 as the Tamron 14-150mm F/3.5-5.8 Di III ($399). Tamron 480mm f/5.8 Lens for Micro Four Thirds will offer a 960mm equivalent range in 35mm format and probably use a stepper motor for silent autofocus.  Continue reading “Patent : Tamron 485mm f/5.8 Lens for Micro Four Thirds”