Sony has just announced the new FE 135mm f/1.8 GM lens (B&H Photo Video/Adorama). The US price for this lens is $1,898.00, will be released in late April, 2019. This FE 135mm f/1.8 GM lens has 13 elements in total, which include XA (extreme aspherical), Super ED and ED.
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Fujifilm has just announced the new X-T3 (B&H Photo Video/Amazon/Adorama, Pre-order Starts on Sep 7)X-mount camera today. The new X-T3 brings with it a 26.1MP CMOS sensor, with a brand new X-Processor 4, 4K 60p, 11 fps (30fps at electronic shutter, 1.25 times crop), delivering outstanding image quality and speed with a native sensitivity range of ISO 160-12800. The X-T3 will be available starting September 20th in black and silver for $1,499.95 body-only, or as a kit with the XF 18-55mm for $1,899.95.
Canon has officially announced the new EOS R full frame mirrorless camera and RF lenses today. EOS R features a 30.3 megapixel CMOS sensor that is powered by DIGIC 8, enabling shooting at up to 8 fps. The EOS R also comes with the ability to shoot Canon Log, providing 12 stops of dynamic range. EOS R also features Dual Pixel CMOS Auto Focus with 5,655 manually selectable AF points, supporting AF at up to f/11 with a 384 zone (24×16) real-time metering system. With f/1.2 lenses, the camera astonishingly boasts AF sensitivity in low light in as little as EV-6. When using the RF 24-105mm F4 L IS USM lens with the EOS R, the camera can focus in as little as 0.05 seconds with Dual Pixel CMOS AF, making it the fastest autofocus speed in the world.
Many people are waiting for the Canon full frame mirrorless camera. It seems that we are getting near, the official announcement could be on September 5th, next week. And according to latest rumors, the first Canon full frame mirrorless camera could be named Canon EOS R. It will compete with current Sony a7 III and Nikon Z6.
Leica has introduced the M10-P (B&H Photo Video/Adorama), a higher-priced version of the M10 that removes the famous red dot and adds a quieter shutter in order to make the camera ‘the stealthiest M ever’. Though ironically, if stealth is its aim, Leica has also added its trademark script to the top plate, which is hard to miss.
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Nikon will officially announce their full frame mirrorless cameras Nikon Z6 and Nikon Z7 on August 23rd. While Canon is not in a rush to enter the mirrorless market, according to latest rumors, Canon may not announce their full frame mirrorless cameras before Photokina 2018 in September, the official announcement will be in October, 2018. And first Canon full frame mirrorless camera will be released at the end of 2018 or early 2019.
Just two days after first Nikon full frame mirrorless camera video teaser, Nikon today has officially announced the development of Nikon full frame mirrorless cameras and new mirrorless NIKKOR lenses, and will featured with a new lens mount. More detail will be available soon. The official announcement will be on August 23, 2018. Read More »