Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN Art for Sony E-mount and L-Mount Mirrorless Cameras

The new Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN lens for Sony E-Mount and L-Mount is the second newly-designed “Art zoom” dedicated forfull mirrorless cameras.  The new lens joins the previously-announced 14-24mm F2.8 DG DN Art as the second of Sigma’s DN zoom.

The lens has a total of 19 elements, including low dispersion, special low dispersion and aspherical glass. Sigma’s ‘Super Multi-Layer’ and ‘Nano Porous’ coatings have been applied to reduce flare and ghosting. Autofocus is driven by a stepping motor and the lens can focus as close as 18cm (7.1″).

The Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN Art will be available in both L-mount and Sony E-mount in mid-November 2019. Pricing will be announced at a later date. Compared against Tamron’s popular 28-75mm F/2.8 Di III RXD, which retails for $850, it would be in the same price range. Check at BHphotoAdoramaContinue reading “Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN Art for Sony E-mount and L-Mount Mirrorless Cameras”

Panasonic Lumix S PRO 16-35mm f/4 & 70-200mm f/2.8 Lenses for L-mount

In addition to the new Panasonic firmware updates, the company also unveiled two new L-mount compatible full frame lenses.  These lenses are the    and . Panasonic also updated the Lumix S L-mount lenses roadmap.

The US price of Panasonic Lumix S PRO 16-35mm f/4 Lens is $1,497.99, the Panasonic Lumix S PRO 70-200mm f/2.8 O.I.S. Lens is priced at $2,597.99. Both Panasonic L-mount lenses are available for pre-order at B&HAdorama. Order now if you are interested. Continue reading “Panasonic Lumix S PRO 16-35mm f/4 & 70-200mm f/2.8 Lenses for L-mount”

Panasonic Releases New Firmware Update for LUMIX S1R, S1, GH5, GH5S & G9

Panasonic has announced a series of new firmware updates for S1, S1R full frame, GH5, GH5s and the G9 MFT cameras.

With this major upgrade Panasonic G9 advances a 10-bit 4:2:2 video capture for 4K at up to 30p and HDMI output of 10-bit 50 and 60p footage. Meanwhile, the GH5S and G9 also gain animal detect autofocus, while both those cameras and the GH5 gain AF-On Near Shift and AF-ON Far Shift options to prioritize near or distant subjects.

New Panasonic firmware updates will be available at the LUMIX Global Customer Support website on November 19, 2019. Continue reading “Panasonic Releases New Firmware Update for LUMIX S1R, S1, GH5, GH5S & G9”

Panasonic Lumix S1H now in Stock and Shipping

The new Panasonic Lumix S1H mirrorless camera is now in stock and shipping in the US: $3,997.99 at Adorama | B&H Photo | Amazon.

The Panasonic Lumix S1H is the world’s first full frame camera capable of video recording at 6K/24p (3:2 aspect ratio), 5.9K/30p (16:9 aspect ratio), and 10-bit 60p 4K/C4K, combining professional-level video quality with the high mobility of a mirrorless camera. Outstanding video recording capability is the greatest feature of the LUMIX S1H, making it a professional tool for high-end film making. Continue reading “Panasonic Lumix S1H now in Stock and Shipping”

Panasonic Lumix S1H, Lumix S PRO 24-70mm f/2.8 Lens Announced

Panasonic has officially announced the new Lumix S1H full frame mirrorless camera and Lumix S PRO 24-70mm f/2.8 lens.

The Panasonic Lumix S1H costs $3,997.99, now available for pre-order at Adorama | B&H Photo | Amazon shipping in September. The Lumix S PRO 24-70mm f/2.8 lens costs $2,197.99, now available for pre-order at B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon/ shipping in October. Continue reading “Panasonic Lumix S1H, Lumix S PRO 24-70mm f/2.8 Lens Announced”

Panasonic Announces Firmware Update Programs for the LUMIX S1R, S1, GH5, GH5S, G9, G90/G91/G95, G80/G81/G85 and GX9

Panasonic has announced that the company will release the firmware update programs for the LUMIX Digital Single Lens Mirrorless cameras to enhance the functions and usability.

All programs will be available at LUMIX Global Customer Support website at UTC 1:00 on July 9, 2019.

The cameras and the programs to be updated are as follows: Continue reading “Panasonic Announces Firmware Update Programs for the LUMIX S1R, S1, GH5, GH5S, G9, G90/G91/G95, G80/G81/G85 and GX9”

Confirmed : New Panasonic S1H Camera to Feature IBIS

It is now confirmed that the Panasonic S1H camera will feature a built-in IBIS (in-body image stabilization). As you know Panasonic already announced the development of the new Lumix DC-S1H 6K Full Frame Mirrorless Camera.

The Lumix S1H is the world’s first camera capable of video recording at 6K/24p (3:2 aspect ratio), 5.9K/30p (16:9 aspect ratio), and 10-bit 60p 4K/C4K. Continue reading “Confirmed : New Panasonic S1H Camera to Feature IBIS”

Best Mirrorless Cameras 2019

Best Mirrorless Cameras 2019. Looking for a mirrorless camera? Here is the guide for you to get best mirrorless cameras in 2019.

Mirrorless cameras offer interchangeable lenses, just like DSLRs, but they’re smaller and lighter with more advanced viewing, focusing and video features. You can get the interchangeable lenses you need. Many people use them to take photos when they are travelling to memory their bright and exciting time.

Sony may be the leader in the mirrorless market and released several amazing full frame mirrorless cameras (including the Sony a9, a7R III, a7 III) and many excellent FE lenses. Fuji is also very active and released the world’s first medium format mirrorless camera “Fujifilm GFX 50S and GFX 100″. Panasonic and Olympus are also actively working hard on the Micro Four Thirds mirrorless market. Nikon and Canon is working seriously on their new full frame mirrorless cameras to compete with Sony. Here we looked at all mirrorless cameras on the market and selected the best choices based on price, usefulness and high image quality. Hope this buying guide is useful for you to find the best mirrorless cameras. Continue reading “Best Mirrorless Cameras 2019”

Panasonic 1.4x & 2x L-mount Teleconverters Announced

In addition to Panasonic S1H 6K mirrorless camera, Panasonic also announced a 1.4x Teleconverter DMW-STC14 and a 2x Teleconverter DMW-STC20 for the LUMIX S Series telephoto zoom lenses.

The Panasonic 1.4x and 2x L-mount teleconverters will be compatible with the current S Pro 70-200mm F4 OIS, as well as the 70-200mm F2.8 arriving later this year. Continue reading “Panasonic 1.4x & 2x L-mount Teleconverters Announced”

Panasonic to Release the Upgrade Firmware Key DMW-SFU2 for LUMIX S1 in July 2019

Panasonic officially announced that they will release an Upgrade Firmware Key DMW-SFU2 for the Panasonic LUMIX S1 ($2,497.99 at AmazonB&HAdorama) full-frame mirrorless camera in July 2019 to expand the video performance.

The Upgrade Software Key DMW-SFU2 will go on sale in July 2019 at a cost of $199 in the US, €199 in Europe and £179 in the UK. Panasonic US says the update will be made available free to any existing S1 owners that have registered their camera, and for anyone who buys an S1 before July 31st. In Europe (including the UK) the offer runs until the end of September. Continue reading “Panasonic to Release the Upgrade Firmware Key DMW-SFU2 for LUMIX S1 in July 2019”