Olympus released a new firmware update. Version 3.4 for the OM-D E-M1 Mark II, Version 2.0 for the OM-D E-M1X and Version 1.2 for OM-D E-M1 Mark III now available for download.
This new firmware provides feature enhancements for photographers and ability to use focus stacking photography with M.Zuiko Digital ED 150-400mm f/4.5 TC 1.25x IS PRO lens which is $7500 at Adorama and B&HPhoto.
Check out the details below with download links. The company also suspended the E-M5III firmware release due to a technical issue. Continue reading…
Tamron has announced the new 17-70mm f/2.8 Di III-A VC RXD lens for Sony APS-C E-mount mirrorless cameras. Tamron’s new standard zoom for APS-C cameras is compatible with Sony’s Eye AF, Fast Hybrid AF and in-camera lens correction.
The Tamron 17-70mm F/2.8 Di III-A VC RXD boasts a fast maximum aperture across its focal range and is also equipped with Vibration Compensation, making it promising for low-light shooters. According to Tamron, the VC mechanism on the lens also uses AI technology when shooting video. The VC system also uses a Dual Micro Processing Unit with a built-in Digital Signal Processor. The Tamron 17-70mm F/2.8 Di III-A VC RXD is comprised of 16 elements in 12 groups, of which there are two Glass Moulded Aspherical elements and one hybrid aspherical lens.
The Tamron 17-70mm f/2.8 Di III-A VC RXD Lens will be available in mid-January 2021 for $799. You can check the pre-orders at B&H and Adorama. Continue reading…
As you know Canon is rumored to announce a new higher resolution camera for the EOS R lineup. This camera will be the 90MP Canon EOS R5S which is being tested by a very select group of Photographers.
It is expected that the company will announce the development of high megapixel Canon EOS R5S mirrorless camera in Q1 of 2021. Here are the first rumored and exciting specifications of the Canon EOS R5S. See 2020 Canon Black Friday Deals
Sony registered two new cameras (1VY002 and 1VY003) that have passed FCC certification. These two new cameras could be the previously rumored Sony a7 IV and Sony a9 III models..
Both Sony cameras are equipped with Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n/ac) and Bluetooth 5. Below are what we know so far about these two new Sony cameras (Sony a7 IV and a9 III).
The upcoming Sony Products in 2021:
The Canon RF 85mm f/2 Macro IS STM is a prime lens for Canon full-frame mirrorless cameras. The lens announced back in mid-Summer with the Canon EOS R5, Canon EOS R6 cameras.
With its fixed focal length of 85mm and maximum aperture of f/2, you have an ideal portrait lens. That’s why it’s the most wished product in many stores. Canon RF 85mm f/2 IS STM Lens in Stock and Shipping in many stores this Black Friday.
The US price for this lens is $599 and available at B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon. Continue reading…
Nils Häussler from Olympus Germany has given some information about their JIP plans. According to the talk, Olympus PEN-F Mark II camera is still being considered and besides that there will be new Olympus branded cameras in 2021.
He also said that being into a new smaller company will make it easier to focus on the camera market and to develop new products.
Olympus dropped the current Olympus PEN-F price by $100, now you can get the Olympus PEN-F for $899 at all US store like Amazon, B&H, Adorama.
Yongnuo will soon announce an updated version of 42.5mm f/1.7 II lens for Micro Four Thirds system cameras. The price of the lens will be aproximately $100. Yongnuo lenses are sold at Adorama, B&H, and Amazon.
See Best Micro Four Thirds Lenses
- Aperture ratio: 1: 1.7-1: 16
- Focal length: 42.5 mm (for Micro 4/3 cameras is 85 mm)
- Minimum focusing distance: 30 cm
- Maximum magnification ratio 1:6.7
- Optical design: 9 elements in 8 groups with 2 Yongnuo ED ED elements
- Autofocusing with DSM (Digital Stepping Motor)
- Aperture: 7 rounded blades
- AF / MF focus mode switch
- Filter diameter: 52 mm
- Weight: 135 grams
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Sigma announced three new full-frame mirrorless L-series premium compact prime lenses for Sony E-mount and L-mount bodies. These Sigma lenses are 24mm f/3.5, 35mm f/2, 65mm f/2 DG DN Contemporary and will be available for sale through authorized US retailers in mid-January, 2021.
All three lenses have aperture rings and by-wire manual focus dials, and are driven by stepping motors. They all come with both metal lens caps that attach magnetically and with conventional plastic pinch-type lens caps. Sigma will offer a magnetic lens cap holder that’s attached to a carabiner. All three lenses.
2020 Black Friday & Cyber Monday Shopping
Pre-orders now available online :
Sigma 24mm f/3.5 at B&H Photo, Adorama
Sigma 35mm f/2.0 at B&H Photo, Adorama
Sigma 65mm f/2.0 at B&H Photo, Adorama Continue reading…
Vazen, a new Chinese cinema lens brand, has announced the pricing and shipping availability of the Vazen 65mm T2 1.8x Anamorphic Lens for Micro Four Thirds (M43) cameras. In addition to the previously launched 28mm and 40mm, the whole Micro Four Thirds 1.8x Anamorphic lens set is now completed.
See Best Micro Four Thirds Lenses Continue reading…
Meyer Optik Görlitz released their Primoplan 75mm f/1.9 II lens. The bright prime optic will be available for Canon EF, Fuji X, Leica M, M42, MFT, Nikon F, Pentax K, and Sony E mounts. The price in the US is $999 and pre-orders are now open.
Here are all updated/new Meyer Optik Görlitz lenses :
- Meyer Optik Görlitz Lydith 30mm f/3.5 II lens
- Meyer Optik Görlitz Trioplan 50mm f/2.8 II lens
- Meyer Optik Görlitz Primoplan 58mm f/1.9 II lens
- Meyer Optik Görlitz Primoplan 75mm f/1.9 II lens
- Meyer Optik Görlitz Trioplan 100mm f/2.8 II lens