Laowa 4mm f/2.8 Circular Fisheye Specs, Price and Availability

Venus Optics unveil the pricing and availability of the Laowa 4mm f/2.8 Circular Fisheye Lens for Micro Four Thirds (M43) cameras.

Laowa 4mm f/2.8 Fisheye lens is an 8mm equivalent fisheye prime specially designed for Micro Four Thirds cameras. On the contrary to the Laowa ‘Zero-D’ wide angle lenses, the new 4mm fisheye lens is designed to create an extremely distorted fisheye perspective.

The lens is currently available to pre-order for $199, with first shipment expected to start in mid Aug 2019. Continue reading “Laowa 4mm f/2.8 Circular Fisheye Specs, Price and Availability”

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Specs, Price and Availability

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K is a new handheld digital film camera with a full Super 35 size 6K HDR image sensor, 13 stops of dynamic range, an EF lens mount and dual native ISO up to 25,600 for incredible low light performance.

The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K is available immediately. The US price is $2,495 and it is now in stock at B&HAdorama. Continue reading “Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Specs, Price and Availability”

Olympus OM-D E-M1 II Firmware 3.0 Reviews Recap

Olympus released a major firmware update version 3.0 for the OM-D E-M1 Mark II. Here are the post firmware recaps of the OM-D E-M1 Mark II micro four thirds camera.

As you know, OM-D E-M1 Mark II firmware version 3.0 adds high-precision autofocus (AF) performance and the high image quality currently available on Olympus’ newest OM-D, the E-M1X. This major upgrade includes the Advanced AF Performance, Newest AutoFocus Features, Low Light Limit Update, Support for New Functions in Olympus Workspace. 

All details can be found on this article.

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Sony a6400 vs Panasonic G95, Which Camera to Choose for Vlogging?

Both Sony a6400 and Panasonic G95 are excellent mirrorless cameras in 2019, but which camera to choose for vlogging? The Everyday Dad has published an good comparison video for the Sony a6400 vs Panasonic G95. Check  it out!

Sony a6400 body: $898 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Panasonic G95 with 12-60mm Lens: $1,197 at AmazonB&HAdorama. Continue reading “Sony a6400 vs Panasonic G95, Which Camera to Choose for Vlogging?”

Best Lenses for Panasonic G95

Best Lenses for Panasonic G95 mirrorless camera. Looking for the best lenses for Panasonic lumix G95? Here are our top recommended Micro Four Thirds lenses for Panasonic G95.

The Panasonic Lumix G95 (AmazonB&HAdorama) is a larger camera than the G85 model, with a beefier grip and dedicated ISO, white balance and exposure compensation buttons. Featuring a 20.3MP Live MOS sensor and Venus Engine, the Panasonic Lumix DC-G95 can record high-resolution stills with a wide sensitivity range of ISO 200-25600 and supports continuous shooting at up to 9 fps with AF-S. UHD 4K video recording is also supported at 30p and pre-installed V-Log L enables a wider dynamic range of up to 12 stops for greater color grading control during post production. Also, 4:2:2 8-bit output is possible when recording externally via micro-HDMI and both headphone and microphone jacks support improved audio recording.

Choosing the right lens is not always an easy task. Here we list all the top recommended lenses for Panasonic G95 mirrorless camera based on good price, usefulness and high image quality, including leading prime and zoom options from wide-angle to telephoto. Order the one you are interested! Continue reading “Best Lenses for Panasonic G95”

Olympus E-M5 Mark III Camera to be Announced in August / September

According to recent reports Olympus will announce the Olympus E-M5 Mark III camera in August / September timeframe.

The mid-range Micro Four Thirds camera has been delayed due to shifting of production plant from China to Vietnam. On the other hand the company focuses on compact and lightweight products, high-resolution lenses, and strong image stabilization.

So to wrap all of these informations within the confirmation from the rumor mill that the Olympus E-M5 Mark III camera announcement could be in one or two months period. Check out the previously posted E-M5 III specs and predictions.

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Olympus E-M1 Mark II V3.0 and E-M1X V1.1 Firmware Updates Released

Olympus released a major firmware update version 3.0 for the OM-D E-M1 Mark II, version 1.1 for the OM-D E-M1X and Version 1.1 for Olympus Workspace.

OM-D E-M1 Mark II firmware Version 3.0 adds high-precision autofocus (AF) performance and the high image quality currently available on Olympus’ newest OM-D, the E-M1X. Specifically designed for the professional models in the OM-D series, the OM-D E-M1 Mark II and OM-D E-M1X, this new firmware provides feature enhancements for photographers who require portability and smooth operation of the camera when shooting. Continue reading “Olympus E-M1 Mark II V3.0 and E-M1X V1.1 Firmware Updates Released”

Olympus MC-20 2x Teleconverter for 40-150mm f/2.8 and 300mm f/4 Pro Lenses

Olympus officially announced the new MC-20 2x teleconverter for 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO Lens and 300mm f/4 IS PRO Lens. This provides the effect of an 80-300mm f/5.6 and a 600mm f/8 lens respectively, dramatically boosting the apparent focal length of those lenses with a minimal increase to the size or weight of the camera and lens combination.

This teleconverter doubles the focal length of the master lens, and features dustproof, splashproof and freezeproof (-10°C) professional weatherproof construction for outstanding optical performance ideal for even the most severe environmental conditions.

The MC-20 is now available for $429. Pre-order: Adorama | B&H See also : Major Olympus Firmware Released for E-M1 Mark II V3.0 and E-M1X V1.1

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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”

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”