Upcoming Cameras of 2020

Tony Northrup published a video on Youtube which you can find his predictions about new cameras and their features that are likely to be announced in 2020.

The rumored camera models are Olympus E-M10 Mark IVPanasonic GH6Nikon Z5Nikon D860Canon EOS 5D Mark VSony A7 IV and Sony A7S III.

Here are the upcoming cameras of 2020 according to the video review.  Continue reading “Upcoming Cameras of 2020”

Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN Art Lens Firmware Update V02

Sigma released a new firmware update V02 for Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN lens.

Designed  for Sony E-Mount and L-Mount is the second newly-designed “Art zoom” dedicated for full mirrorless cameras.

The Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN Art lens price is $1,099 and it is generally compared against Tamron’s popular 28-75mm F/2.8 Di III RXD, which retails for $850. Check availability at BHphotoAdorama. Continue reading “Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN Art Lens Firmware Update V02”

Panasonic Released New Firmware Update for GH5s and G9 Cameras

Panasonic has released a new firmware update for GH5s and G9 Micro Four Thirds  cameras. This is a minor update as it fixes only one but important bug. Panasonic G9 firmware updated to version 2.1 while the GH5s firmware to version 1.5.

Picture freeze may occur at burst recording using an external flash when camera is set to AFC/AFF and LVF frame rate 120fps, has been improved.

Download New Firmware Update for GH5s and G9 Cameras

Also join the Micro Four Thirds Users Facebook Group to share your Olympus photography.

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”