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
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”
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)”
Meike has introduced a new cine lens collection that features 5 popular focal lengths ranging from 10mm to 85mm. Meike has grouped 5 of its most popular cine lenses into one kit that is available in RF, E, X and M43 mounts.
Featured in the 5* Cine Lens Kit are the MK-35mm T2.2, MK-50mm T2.2, MK-65mm T2.2, MK-85mm T2.2 and the just-announced MK-10mm T2.2. Prices range from £1570.13 to £1784.58 and the kits are available now.
Also announced today and featured in the kit line-up is the Meike 10mm T2.2 lens which has the following specs:
- Focal Length: 10mm
- Format: Aps-C
- Lens Construction: 15 elements in 12 groups
- Aperture Range: T/2.2-T/22
- Diaphragm Blades: 10
- Minimum Focus Distance: 0.3m
- Filter Size: 77
- Focus Rotation: 270-degrees
- Weight (Approx.): 600g
- Dimensions M43 mount: 80×88.0mm
- FOV: APS-C – Diagonal 106.4-degrees, M43 – Diagonal 90.4-degrees
- Fit: M43/RF/E/X mount
Available now, prices start at £367.63 for the M43 version while the Fujifilm X, Sony E and Canon RF mount versions are priced at £459.54.
Tamron released a new firmware update for 20mm, 24mm, and 35mm F2.8 Di III OSD M 1:2 Lenses. The new firmware solves the issue of focus mode may switch from AF to MF during video recording with the SONY α7IV.
These ‘Di III OSD M1:2’ lenses are in three focal lengths: a 20mm f/2.8 Di III OSD M1:2, 24mm f/2.8 Di III OSD M1:2, and 35mm f/2.8 Di III OSD M1:2 lens. You can find the details of the Tamron firmware update below. Continue reading “Tamron 20mm, 24mm, 35mm f/2.8 Di III OSD M1:2 Lens Firmware Ver.3 Now Available”
According to latest Sony rumors, the Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM II will be announced next. After the announcement of the new Sony FE PZ 16-35mm f/4 G lens, it is expected that Sony will announce two more lenses. It is being said that the first one will be Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM II Lens and the other one would be the FE 85mm f/1.2 GM lens.
As mentioned earlier, Sony ZV-style cameras and the a7R V and a9 III will be available later this year.
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Sony released a new firmware update 1.01 for the Sony A7IV camera. Sony a7 IV Firmware Update 1.01 improves Eye AF Accuracy and compatibility with the Sony FE 28-60mm f/4-5.6 Lens.
The Sony a7 IV is the fourth generation of the company’s core a7 full-frame mirrorless camera model. You can find the details and download the new Sony firmware update below. Continue reading “Sony a7 IV Firmware Update 1.01 Now Available”
Venus Optics has announced the new Laowa 20mm f/4 ultra-wide-angle shift Lens. The US price of this lens is $1,099 and available in 8 mounts including Canon EF and RF, Nikon F and Z, Sony E, Pentax K, L mount and Fujifilm G mount (via an adapter). Laowa Lenses are sold at Adorama and B&H.
Laowa 20mm f/4 Zero-D Shift is an ultra-wide-angle shift lens that you cannot resist. On top of the high image sharpness and nearly no distortion (Zero-D), the lens also comes with a rotatable lens hood for avoiding flares and protecting the front lens element.
The amount of shift is ±11mm for full-frame cameras and ±8mm for medium format cameras, making it super easy to capture architectural and interior photography in a corrected perspective. Laowa 20mm f/4 Zero-D Shift expands Laowa’s Shift Lens line-up giving you an addition option for distinct needs. Continue reading “Laowa 20mm f/4 Zero-D Shift Lens Announced, Price $1,099”
DxOMark completed their full in-depth review for 33MP BSI-CMOS sensor inside the Sony A7 IV camera. According to their sensor review; the Sony a7 IV (Amazon, B&H, Adorama) achieved an excellent overall DxOMark sensor score of 97 points, with a combination of 25.4 bits color depth, 14.7 EV dynamic range, and 3379 ISO low-light score. Continue reading “Sony A7 IV Sensor Review : Very High Score 97 Points”