As Tokina recently has announced their first FE lens Tokina FiRIN 20mm f/2 FE MF Lens at Photokina 2016, Sigma is also planning to release some FE lenses. According to a recently interview with Sigma’s CEO by Focus Numerique, Sigma will release several FE lenses in the near future.
Sony USA has released a series of sample images taken by new announced Sony a99 II. The new Alpha a99 II is an 42MP A-mount SLT camera to mark the tenth anniversary of the Alpha series. It features 5-axis image stabilization and 4K video capture with no pixel binning. The US price for a99 II is $3,198, available for pre-order at B&H Photo Video & Adorama & Amazon.
At Photokina 2016, Panasonic announced a new lens roadmap of upcoming Panasonic Leica DG Zoom lenses.
At Photokina 2016, SanDisk shows off the world’s largest SDXC card with a whopping 1TB of storage. With increasing demand for high resolution content, such as 4K and 8K, the company continues to push the boundaries of technology with solutions that support the exponential growth of data-intensive production demands.
As Panasonic announced the development of GH5, Olympus also announced the development of E-M1 Mark II. The 20MP camera is able to shoot at up to 18 fps in Raw, with autofocus or 60 fps at full-res Raw if you don’t need autofocus. E-M1 Mark II has 121 cross-type AF on-sensor phase detection points, spread over a wider area than its predecessor. It also has a new algorithm that should be better at tracking. The camera can also shoot 4K video, including the wider aspect ratio ‘DCI’ Cinema 4K at up to 236mbps. A revised EVF runs at 120fps with a reaction time of 6ms. Dual UHS-II SD slots.
Fujifilm has finally announced the development of new medium format mirrorless camera: Fujifilm GFX 50S Medium Format. The camera is built around a new ‘G mount’ that will include zoom as well as prime lenses. Features a 51.4MP CMOS sensor and X-Processor Pro imaging processor. In terms of surface area, the sensor is 43.8 × 32.9mm or about 4 times the size of sensors used in the company’s APS-C cameras (and 1.7x larger than a full-frame sensor.)