Nikon N1936 Battery Pack Registered in Russia (For Nikon Z8 ?)

Nikon has registered a new battery pack N1936 with the Russian certification authority.

We already published details about the high-end Nikon Z8 full frame mirrorless camera that s rumored to have the same Sony a7R IV‘s 61MP full frame CMOS sensor, dual SD and CF express cards slots, a fully functioning vertical grip, pro body. It will be more expensive than Nikon Z6 and Z7.

Since Nikon is rumored to announce the high-end/professional Z8 in 2020, so this N1936 battery pack could be for Z8. Continue reading “Nikon N1936 Battery Pack Registered in Russia (For Nikon Z8 ?)”

Nikon Z8 and D880 Rumored to Feature 60MP Sony IMX455 Sensor

Both the upocoming Nikon Z8 and D880 full frame cameras are rumored to feature 60MP Sony IMX455 sensor.

According to latest rumors, Nikon is  rumored to announce a new high-end/professional Z-mount full frame mirrorless camera in 2020.  The name of this high-end/professional full frame mirrorless camera would be Nikon Z8, which has been in the rumor mill for a long time.

The Nikon Z8 will feature the 60MP IMX455 sensor found in the Sony a7R IV. The Z8 body to have dual CFexpress card slots and a vertical grip. It will be more expensive than Nikon Z6 & Z7. The release date for Nikon Z8 camera will be in late 2020.

So what’s next for Nikon. The upcoming Nikon D880 (Replacement of D850) is expected to arrive after the Z8 announcement. According to rumor mill, we’ll see the D850 replacement in early 2021.The high-resolution DSLR will also feature with 60MP IMX455 sensor from Sony a7R IV. Continue reading “Nikon Z8 and D880 Rumored to Feature 60MP Sony IMX455 Sensor”

New Firmware Updates for Sony a7R IV, a7R III and a7 III

Sony has released the new firmware updates for Sony a7R IVa7R III and a7 III full frame mirrorless cameras.

Download links:

Sony a7R IV body & bundles: $3,498 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

$300 off on Sony a7R III body: $2,498 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

$200 off on Sony a7 III body: $1,798 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Benefits and Improvements

  • Enables use of “My Menu” to save or load custom camera settings
  • Adds the “External Flash Set” function which allows you to configure the settings of an attached flash or wireless radio commander (both sold separately) directly from the camera.
  • Compatible Flash models:
    • HVL-F60RM (with flash firmware version 2.00 or later)
    • HVL-F45RM (with flash firmware version 2.00 or later)
  • Compatible wireless radio commander:
    • FA-WRC1M
      Notes:

      • This functionality will be enabled after the upcoming wireless radio commander firmware version.
      • Refer to the Help Guide for more information.
  • Improves the overall stability of the camera

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Sony a7RIV Review for Wildlife Photographers

Here is a Sony a7R IV review for wildlife photographers. Aaron Baggenstos spent a month in East Africa leading photo safaris.

He tested Sony’s latest high megapixel a7RIV paired with a variety of their new super-telephoto lenses. Check out the video below showing the Sony a7R IV review for wildlife photographers.

Sony a7R IV body: $3,498 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

$500 off on Sony a7R III body: $2,498 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Continue reading “Sony a7RIV Review for Wildlife Photographers”

Image Quality Comparison: Sony a7R IV vs Nikon Z7 vs Panasonic S1R

Here is an excellent image quality comparison review between the latest high-res Sony a7R IV vs Nikon Z7 vs Panasonic S1R cameras.

Sony a7R IVNikon Z7 and Panasonic S1R are all the top full frame mirrorless cameras on the market. Famous photographer Matt Granger has compared the image quality between these three in his video. Check it out! Continue reading “Image Quality Comparison: Sony a7R IV vs Nikon Z7 vs Panasonic S1R”

2019 Sony Black Friday Deals Now Live

2019 Sony Black Friday & Cyber Monday deals now live. You can save up to $600 off Sony cameras and lenses online.

Check major stores B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon. Below is the full list of Sony Black Friday deals in 2019: Continue reading “2019 Sony Black Friday Deals Now Live”

Sony A7R IV Sensor Review : Best camera for Landscapes in 2019

Sony A7R IV sensor review published by DxOMark and Dpreview claims that the high-resolution mirrorless is best camera for landscapes in 2019.

According to test results, Sony a7R IV full frame mirrorless camera achieved an overall score of 99. It is some how the same as the A7r III.

Continue reading “Sony A7R IV Sensor Review : Best camera for Landscapes in 2019”

Sony a7R IV vs Nikon Z7 – Eye AF Testing

Here is an important video review that shows the Eye AF comparison between Sony A7r IV and Nikon Z7 full frame mirrorless cameras.

As youknow Nikon brought eye autofocus to the Z 6 and Z 7 mirrorless cameras, a feature that many photographers rely on to help them get the shot, particularly when shooting at wider apertures with narrow depth of field. How good is Nikon’s implementation of the popular feature?

Famous photographer Matt Granger has done an interesting comparison test of Sony a7R IV vs Nikon Z7. So who is the winner, Sony a7R IV or Nikon Z7? Continue reading “Sony a7R IV vs Nikon Z7 – Eye AF Testing”

First Sony a7 IV Specs (Thoughts and Predictions)

More predictably the first Sony a7 IV specs appeared in line. The features shared by a reader in a forum are simply put together in the comparison table: Sony A7R III, Sony A7R IV, Sony A7 III and Sony A7 IV.

Of course, we have to say that the Sony A7 IV specs are well guessed. Check out the Sony a7 IV specs below.

Sony a7 III will be at least $200 off this Black Friday at AmazonB&HAdorama. Continue reading “First Sony a7 IV Specs (Thoughts and Predictions)”

Sony a7R IV Review: 91% Overall Score and Gold Award

DPReview has published the Sony a7R IV full in-depth review and test results. According to the review the new 61MP Sony a7R IV mirrorless camera achieved an amazing 91% overall score and gold award from the experts at DPReview.

Currently, the Sony a7R IV got the highest score and is the best camera tested by DPreview.

Sony a7R IV body: $3,498 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

$500 off on Sony a7R III body: $2,498 at AmazonB&HAdorama. Continue reading “Sony a7R IV Review: 91% Overall Score and Gold Award”