Nikon Zfc APS-C Mirrorless Camera Rumored to be Announced on June 28

The retro-styled Nikon Zfc APS-C mirrorless Z-mount camera rumored to be announced on June 28.

Finally Nikon is on the agenda with a Fuji-style rangefinder APS-c mirrorless camera. The name of the camera will be Nikon Zfc or only Zf. Finally Nikon is on the agenda with a Fuji-style rangefinder APS-c mirrorless camera. It is among the first information that the new Nikon Zf camera will be offered with similar features to the Z50 model in the Z-series.

Here are what we know so far about this “Retro-Inspired” Nikon Zfc APS-c mirrorless camera: Continue reading “Nikon Zfc APS-C Mirrorless Camera Rumored to be Announced on June 28”

Venus Optics Announces Laowa 7.5mm f/2 MFT Lens with Automatic Aperture Control

Venus Optics has announced an updated version of its Laowa 7.5mm f/2 Micro Four Thirds (MFT) lens that has electronic aperture control.

This lens is currently the widest rectilinear lens available for Micro Four Thirds. It gives a field of view equivalent to a 15 mm lens on 35 mm sensors. This allows MFT users to enjoy an impressive 110° ultra wide angle of view for a broad range of shooting.

The new lens features the same optical construction as its fully-manual predecessor (13 elements in nine groups), but adds an electronically-controlled aperture at the cost of reducing the number of aperture blades to five.

Designed for the MFT system, Laowa 7.5mm f/2 lens with electronic aperture control costs $549. Venus Optics lenses are sold atAdorama and B&HYou can view a gallery of full-sized sample images on Venus Optics’ Flickr album.

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New ZY Optics Mitakon Speedmaster 50mm f//0.95 Lens for L-mount

ZY Optics released a new version of their Mitakon Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95 version III for full frame L mount (Sigma FP, Panasonic S1 and S1H, Leica SL, SL2).

The price of the new lens is $799 and you can order with free international shipping. The bright prime lens is also available for Nikon ZSony E, and Canon RF mounts.

The ZY Optics Mitakon 50mm f/0.95 M-mount lens weighs 1.38 lb. (675g). The lens is 3.46″ (88mm) long and has a maximum diameter of 2.95″ (75mm). The lens has a 75mm filter thread.  Other features include a nine-blade aperture diaphragm, an aperture range of F0.95 through F16 and a 100cm (3.25ft) minimum focusing distance. Continue reading “New ZY Optics Mitakon Speedmaster 50mm f//0.95 Lens for L-mount”

Tamron 18-300mm APS-c Lens for Sony E-mount Coming Soon

For Sony APS-c format mirrorless camera users, we have good news. Tamron will be releasing a new travel, walking around lens soon. According to the latest rumors, it is stated that the new Tamron telephoto zoom lens will have a focal length of 18-300mm. The aperture size is not yet clear.

Currently, the exact announcement date is still unknown. But this Tamron 18-300mm APS-C lens is expected to be a great travel lens for Sony APS-C E-mount mirrorless cameras.

The newly announced Tamron 11-20mm f/2.8 APS-C E-mount Lens is an ideal lens for landscape, astrophotography, and architectural shooting. Continue reading “Tamron 18-300mm APS-c Lens for Sony E-mount Coming Soon”

Canon EOS R6 Won #1 Place : Best Selling Camera in May 2021

One of the nation’s leading specialist photographic retailers, MapCamera published its list of the top ten best-selling new cameras, with the Canon EOS R6 taking pride of place atop the chart. Canon EOS R6 tops the list for being the most sold camera in May, leading retailer in Japan.

The Canon EOS R6 won the No.1 best seller while the Canon EOS R5 is ranked third this time. The Fujifilm X-S10, which has been selling well since its launch in November last year, came in second. And the RICOH GR III won the fourth place.

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New Firmware Updates for Panasonic GH5S, G9 and G100

Panasonic has released new firmware updates for the GH5SG9 and G100 cameras.

  • Panasonic GH5S Firmware Version 2.0
  • Panasonic G9 Firmware Version 2.4
  • Panasonic G100 Firmware Version 1.2

$300 off on Panasonic GH5S body: $1,797.99 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

$300 off on Panasonic G9: $997.99 at AmazonB&HAdorama

$150 off on Panasonic G100 with 12-32mm Lens: $597.99 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

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New Firmware Updates Released for Olympus E-M5 Mark III & E-M1 Mark II

Olympus released a new firmware version 1.5 for the Olympus E-M5 Mark III camera and also updated  the Olympus E-M1 Mark II with the firmware version 3.5.

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark III Firmware Version 1.5:

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II Firmware Version 3.5:

Download link: New Firmware Updates for Olympus E-M5 Mark III & E-M1 Mark II

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First Specs of Sony FE 100mm f/1.4 GM Lens Leaked

Here are the first rumored specifications of Sony FE 100mm f/1.4 GM Lens. Looking at the latest news, we can see that Sony will update some GM series lenses this year.

Sony will upgrade the FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM lens and FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS lens in late 2021. It seems that a new Sony FE 100mm f/1.4 GM Lens will arrive in the next few months period.

This Sony FE 100mm f/1.4 GM Lens is rumored to come with quad xd motors, super ed, xa *3 + super ed *1 and nano ar ii. The filter size is 82mm, and it weights only 875g. If this spec is true, the Sony FE 100mm f/1.4 GM Lens will be 110 grams lighter than Nikon’s 105mm f1.4E and seem to be considerably lighter. Continue reading “First Specs of Sony FE 100mm f/1.4 GM Lens Leaked”

New Micro Four Thirds Camera : Olympus PEN E-P7

OM Digital Solutions has announced the Olympus PEN E-P7 Micro Four Thirds mirrorless camera.

The Olympus PEN E-P7 is a new mid-range Micro Four Thirds System camera that combines a class design with powerful photographic features such as Colour Profile Control, a 20 megapixel Live MOS sensor and in-body 5-axis image stabilisation.

It’s the first full-sized PEN model since the PEN-F, released in January 2016, but it appears to be more affordable and less prestige-focused than the E-Px models.

Price and Availability

The Olympus E-P7 will be available from mid-June 2021 in two colour combinations, white & silver or black & silver, as body only priced at £749 or as a kit with the M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ lens for £849.

The M.Zuiko Digital ED 8-25mm F4 Pro will be available in July for $1099Pre-orders are available at BHphotoAdorama.

For an alternative here is the already popular 7-14mm f/2.8 lens which costs $1300 at B&H. Continue reading “New Micro Four Thirds Camera : Olympus PEN E-P7”

Olympus Unveils M.Zuiko 8-25mm F4 Pro Micro Four Thirds lens

Olympus unveiled a new wide-angle zoom lens to its ‘Pro’ lineup of high-end Micro Four Thirds lenses: the M.Zuiko Digital ED 8-25mm F4 Pro.

This is Olympus’ first collapsable Pro lens, and its 411 gram (14.5 ounces) weight makes it easy to carry around.

The 8-25mm PRO has a 35mm-equivalent field of view of 16-50mm and an F8 equivalent aperture. The lens has numerous special elements, including a ‘DSA’ (dual super aspherical) element to reduce sagittal flare or comatic aberration (commonly referred to as ‘coma‘). A special ‘ZERO’ coating helps prevent flare and ghosting.

The 8-25mm PRO has a minimum focus distance of 23cm (9.1″) across its focal range, and a maximum magnification of 0.42x on its telephoto end. A clutch on the lens barrel makes it easy to switch between auto and manual focus.

Price and Availability

The M.Zuiko Digital ED 8-25mm F4 Pro will be available in July for $1099.

Pre-orders are available at BHphotoAdorama. For an alternative here is the already popular 7-14mm f/2.8 lens which costs $1300 at B&H.

First Impressions:
8-25mm hands-on by Dpreview. 8-25mm gallery by Dpreview. Continue reading “Olympus Unveils M.Zuiko 8-25mm F4 Pro Micro Four Thirds lens”