Nikon Announced the Development of New Firmware for the Z6, Z7, D5, D850 and D500

Nikon has announced more details of firmware in development for the Z6, Z7, D5, D850 and D500 cameras.

As previously reported, firmware is being planned that will add Eye-detection AF, CFexpress support and Raw video over HDMI to the Z6 and Z7, with AF and AE improvements also coming in May.

You might familiar with Eye AF which is found on Sony mirrorless cameras, including the a7 III and a7R III against which the Z6 and Z7 compete. Another significant upcoming feature is the ability to output ProRes RAW video to an Atomos Ninja V. This would make the  and  the first stills/video hybrid cameras to support RAW video output. Check out the details below. Continue reading “Nikon Announced the Development of New Firmware for the Z6, Z7, D5, D850 and D500”

Canon Announces the Development of Six New RF Lenses

Along with the new Canon EOS RP (B&HAdoramaAmazon.) full frame mirrorless camera, Canon also announced the development of six RF lenses: RF 85mm F1.2 L USM, RF 85mm F1.2 L USM DS, RF 24-70mm F2.8 L IS USM, RF 15-35mm F2.8 L IS USM, RF 70-200mm F2.8 L IS USM, RF 24-240mm F4-6.3 IS USM.

Pricing and specs are not yet announced. These six new RF lenses expected to be released in later 2019. Continue reading “Canon Announces the Development of Six New RF Lenses”

NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/2.8 S Lens Announced, Price $2,296.95

Nikon has officially announced NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/2.8 S standart zoom lens for Nikon full frame mirrorless system.

The US price for this lens is $2,296.95, now available for pre-order at Amazon. Release date is in Spring of 2019. Continue reading “NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/2.8 S Lens Announced, Price $2,296.95”

Fujifilm X-T30 Mirrorless Camera Announced, Price $899

Fujifilm has announced the Fujifilm X-T30 mid-range APS-C mirrorless camera.  The US price for X-T30 body is $899, now available for pre-order at B&H Photo / Amazon / Adorama. The release date for Canon EOS RP is in March.

The camera offers the same 26.1MP X-Trans sensor and X-Processor 4 Quad Core-CPU found in the X-T3 and adds improved autofocus that will come to the X-T3 later via a firmware update. Continue reading “Fujifilm X-T30 Mirrorless Camera Announced, Price $899”

Canon EOS RP Mirrorless Camera Announced, Price $1,299

Canon today  officially announced the  Canon EOS RP  full frame mirrorless camera.  The US price for EOS RP body is $1,299, now available for pre-order at B&H Photo/Adorama/Amazon. The release date for Canon EOS RP is on February 27th, 2019. Continue reading “Canon EOS RP Mirrorless Camera Announced, Price $1,299”

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-200mm f/3.5-6.3 lens officially announced

Olympus officially announced the new M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-200mm f/3.5-6.3 MFT lens boasting a class-leading 16.6x magnification.

Designed for Micro Four Thirds system cameras the lens will provide a standard focal range of 24-400mm equiv. Even it’s not a PRO designated lens, Olympus claims that it offers the same dustproof and splashproof build quality as those lenses.

Check out the early specs and press text of the Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-200mm f/3.5-6.3 MFT lens. 

The 12-200mm F3.5-6.3 does not offer built-in stabilization, and will rely on camera body IS. The lens uses Olympus’ MSC (Movie and Still Compatible) focusing mechanism and provides quieter operation – particularly useful for shooting video. The company’s ZERO (Zuiko Extra-low Reflection Optical) coating is also employed to reduce flare and ghosting.

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-200mm f/3.5-6.3 lens will start shipping from March with a price tag of $900, pre-orders: B&H. Continue reading “Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-200mm f/3.5-6.3 lens officially announced”

New Kamlan FS 50mm f/1.1, 28mm f/1.4 and 7.5mm f/3.2 mirrorless lenses

Kamlan has three new mirrorless lenses – FS 50mm f/1.1, 28mm f/1.4 and 7.5mm f/3.2. Lenses should be available soon on Amazon US. The 50mm lens is a new updated version of an existing lens. Continue reading “New Kamlan FS 50mm f/1.1, 28mm f/1.4 and 7.5mm f/3.2 mirrorless lenses”

Panasonic 50mm f/1.4, 24-105mm f/4, 70-200mm f/4 Lenses Announced

In addition to the Panasonic Lumix S1 & S1R full-frame mirrorless cameras, Panasonic also announced 3 new L-Mount Lenses for LUMIX S series full-frame mirrorless camera.

The three new lenses are .

The new 50mm f/1.4, 24-105mm f/4, 70-200mm f/4 Lenses are available for pre-order at AmazonB&HAdorama. Continue reading “Panasonic 50mm f/1.4, 24-105mm f/4, 70-200mm f/4 Lenses Announced”

Panasonic Launches New LUMIX S Series Full-frame Mirrorless Cameras LUMIX S1R and LUMIX S1

After the development announcement at Photokina 2018, Panasonic is now proud to introduce the full specifications of its long-awaited first full-frame Digital Single Lens Mirrorless cameras, the LUMIX S1R and S1, with a 35mm full-frame CMOS sensor. The new cameras are based on the L-Mount standard, which boasts a well-balanced, large inner diameter and compact dimensions for a flange focus to realize optimum size and performance as a mirrorless camera system. Continue reading “Panasonic Launches New LUMIX S Series Full-frame Mirrorless Cameras LUMIX S1R and LUMIX S1”

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”