Voigtlander Nokton 21mm f/1.4 Aspherical FE Lens Release Date in June, Price $1,100

The new Voigtlander Nokton 21mm f/1.4 Aspherical FE Lens for Sony E-mount will be released in June, 2019.

The Japanese price for the wide-angle prime optic is 159,300 yen, the same price as the Nokton 40mm f/1.2 FE lens. According to the conversion the US price of this Voigtlander Nokton 21mm f/1.4 Aspherical FE lens to be around $1,100. Continue reading “Voigtlander Nokton 21mm f/1.4 Aspherical FE Lens Release Date in June, Price $1,100”

New Firmware Updates for Sony a9, a7R III, a7 III, a7S II, a7R II, a7 II, a6500, a99 II

Sony has just released a new series of firmware updates for most of Sony cameras today.

These cameras are: Sony a9, Sony a7R III, Sony a7 III, Sony a7S II, Sony a7R II, Sony a7 II, Sony a6500 and Sony a99 II. The main changes is improves the overall stability of the camera.

Sony Alpha Camera Firmware Update Quick Guide

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Nikon Z6 & Z7 Firmware Update Version 2.00 Released with Eye AF

Nikon officially released the firmware update version 2.00 for Nikon Z6 & Z7 which adds Eye-detection AF and improve low-light AF performance.

The new firmware update with the upcoming price drop will make the Nikon Z products a very useful mirrorless solution.

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What’s New in Adobe Lightroom Classic 8.3 (May 2019)

Adobe released Lightroom Classic version 8.3 (May 2019) updates with new Texture Control, Defringe, Batch editing and Flat-Field Correction. What’s new in Adobe Lightroom Classic 8.3 (May 2019) version with  new cameras as well as the new lenses.

The May releases to the Adobe Photography lineup include a number of significant updates that help you become a better photographer, easily collaborate, and take your editing to the next level. Download the latest Lightroom updates today in the iOS App Store, the Google Play Store, and using the Creative Cloud desktop app.

Check out the list below for the list of supported cameras and lenses. Continue reading “What’s New in Adobe Lightroom Classic 8.3 (May 2019)”

Upcoming Nikon Z6 & Z7 Firmware will Improve Low Light Focus Capability

Nikon will officially release the firmware updates for Nikon Z6 & Z7 on May 16th. This new firmware will add Eye-detection AF for Z6 & Z7. According to NR, this firmware will also improve low light focus capability for Z6 & Z7.

Nikon D850, D7500 and D5600 Firmware Updates Released

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Comparison: RF 85mm f/1.2L USM Vs. RF 85mm f/1.2L USM DS

Along with the Canon RF 85mm f/1.2L USM lens (B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon) announcement, Canon USA also posted a comparison article between the RF 85mm f/1.2L USM Vs. RF 85mm f/1.2L USM DS. As you know the “DS” version lens will be announced in later 2019.

The “DS” designation stands for Defocus Smoothing. It is a fixed focal length, 85mm lens which takes the idea of beautiful, soft backgrounds, or “bokeh,” and pushes the concept even further. Continue reading “Comparison: RF 85mm f/1.2L USM Vs. RF 85mm f/1.2L USM DS”

Rokinon/Samyang AF 45mm f/1.8 FE Lens Announced

Rokinon has officially announced the new Samyang AF 45mm f/1.8 FE lens today. This is a very compact FE lens for Sony full frame mirrorless cameras. The US price for this lens is $399 and available for pre-order at B&H Photo Video.

A simple but effective lens, the Rokinon 45mm offers a relatively fast f/1.8 maximum aperture to balance size and speed as it manages to weigh just 5.7 oz and measure 2.2″ long. It uses aspherical and extra-low dispersion elements to minimize various aberrations and an Ultra Multi-Coating reduces flare and ghosting. Additionally, it can focus as close as 1.5′ and has a 9-bladed circular aperture for smooth bokeh. Check out the Rokinon/Samyang AF 45mm f/1.8 FE Lens key features.

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Nikon NIKKOR Z 85mm f/1.8 S Mirrorless Lens to be Announced Next

Nikon is rumored to introduce the previously mentioned  later this month. The bright telephoto-prime optic is already in the updated Nikon Z-mount Lens Roadmap 2019 – 2021 and scheduled for this Spring.  Continue reading “Nikon NIKKOR Z 85mm f/1.8 S Mirrorless Lens to be Announced Next”

Canon EOS M5 Mark II Coming in Late August 2019

Canon will allegedly announce a new pro-grade APS-C mirrorless camera in late August 2019. The product in question is the  and it will replace the EOS M50.

The EOS M5 Mark II is expected to feature an all-new 24MP image sensor and put a larger gap in features between the top of the EOS M lineup and the EOS M50. Continue reading “Canon EOS M5 Mark II Coming in Late August 2019”

Samyang AF 45mm f/1.8 FE Lens for Sony E-mount Images & Specs

Here are the first leaked images and specs of the Samyang AF 45mm f/1.8 FE Lens.

Designed for Sony E-Mount full frame mirrorless cameras the Samyang AF 45mm f/1.8 FE autofocus lens announcement should happen anytime soon.

Check out all Samyang AF lenses for Sony E-mount. Continue reading “Samyang AF 45mm f/1.8 FE Lens for Sony E-mount Images & Specs”