Tag Archives: DSLR

Pentax K-3 and K-50 Firmware Updates Released

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Ricoh Imaging released the new firmware for its Pentax K-3 and K-50 digital SLR cameras. Firmware version 1.30 for Pentax K-3 and version 1.10 for Pentax K-50 improves stability for general performance.  HD PENTAX-DA 55-300mmF4.5-6.3ED PLM WR RE lens also enabled to shoot stable. You can find details and download the firmware update from the linksContinue Reading

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Firmware Update Version 1.0.3 Released

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A new firmware update released by Canon for the EOS 5D Mark IV full-frame digital SLR camera. Firmware update version 1.0.3 for EOS 5D Mark IV fixes a phenomenon in which the color of images varies depending on the metering mode selected during flash shooting. This upgrade also improves the reliability of communication via USB cable when using the Lens DataContinue Reading

Sony Will Replace the 85mm f/1.4 Carl Zeiss Lens Soon

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Sony is rumored to update the 85mm f/1.4 Carl Zeiss Planar T* prime lens soon. The A-mount optic currently removed from the official Sony listing. According to recent talks, the Sony 85mm f/1.4 Carl Zeiss Planar T* replacement will be announced soon. The optic will be manufactured by Cosina Co Ltd in Japan. It is expectedContinue Reading

Ricoh Released Pentax K-1 Firmware Update V1.40

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Ricoh released a new firmware update for the Pentax K-1 full frame digital SLR camera. Firmware update version 1.40 for Pentax K-1 enhances features like Red-Lighted LCD monitor display and Bulb timer function and improves stability for general performance. Pentax K-1 has a a 36.4-megapixel full-frame sensor without an anti-aliasing filter. The sensor provides a maximum ISO sensitivity of 204800 and is capable ofContinue Reading

Sigma 12-24mm f/4 DG HSM Art Lens Test Results

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Sigma 12-24mm f/4 DG HSM Art lens test results published by DxOMark.  The wide-angle zoom lens for full-frame DSLR cameras performed good performance. Sigma 12-24mm f/4 DG HSM Art lens test results shows very good sharpness with a score of 23 points. The optic tested on Canon EOS 5D Mark IV full-frame digital SLR camera. According to DxOMark test, they find the wide-angle optic shows the best performance found atContinue Reading

Patent : Canon EF 400mm f/2.8L IS USM Lens with Built-in 1.4x and 1.7x Extender

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Canon has filed a new patent in Japan. From the application its the EF 400mm f/2.8L IS USM lens with built-in 1.4x and 1.7x extender. We can see that this new telephoto zoom lens patent shows off 2 stage built in extender (1.4x and 1.7x). So the focal length can be extended to 400mm, 560mm & 680mm. The currentContinue Reading

Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III Lens Coming in 2017

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Canon is rumored to be working on a new EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III lens. The telephoto zoom optic is said to be announced in 2017. The rumor mill claims that the upcoming full-frame lens will be a L-grade model. The construction of the lens design is said to be a little bit lighter. The third version of the EF 70-200mm f/2.8LContinue Reading

New Nikon Lens Only Rebates Now Available in US

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The new Nikon lens-only rebates for the month of November now available in the US. These Nikon lens-only rebates will be part of Black Friday & Cyber Monday deals. Up to $320 off Nikon lens only instant rebates can be seen at Amazon, B&H Photo and Adorama. New special promotions on several products also listed below. You can find the product, price and storeContinue Reading

Sigma 85mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens Sample Images

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First Sigma 85mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens sample images now available on the web. Before we get into the details let’s take a deeper look to this Sigma fast prime optic. As you know the ART series from Sigma delivers an exceptionally shallow depth of field and smooth bokeh. Sure it comes with high performance, a large f/1.4 aperture,Continue Reading

Nikon D5600 vs Nikon D7200 Comparison

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Our Nikon D5600 vs Nikon D7200 comparison article is ready and you can check the details of these mid-range cameras with APS-c sized image sensors. The newly announced Nikon D5600 offers a 24-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor. The D7200 also offers exactly the same resolution and size. So what may be the main differences when consider their specs list? Nikon D7200 DSLR camera has a 24.2Continue Reading