Tag Archives: Photokina 2016

Sony issues a supply shortage notification of A99II

Sony Japan officially announced the supply shortage of the new Sony A99 II flagship A-mount DSLR camera. From the statement we understand that the real pre-orders are beyond Sony’s expectation. So the production can’t keep up the demand (potential delays are expected). This surely means Sony A99II gets very high demand from the market. At the moment itContinue Reading

Tokina FiRIN lens roadmap for Sony E mount full-frame cameras

Tokina FiRIN lens roadmap for Sony E mount full-frame cameras displayed at Photokina 2016 event. According to the Tokina lens roadmap, the company is planning to launch three new FíRIN AF lenses for Sony full frame mirrorless cameras. The Firin 20mm F2 FE MF is the first in Tokina product line compact form-factor super wide ultra fast F2 apertureContinue Reading

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 30mm 1:3.5 Macro Lens Announced

Olympus has unveiled the M.Zuiko Digital ED 30mm 1:3.5 Macro lens for Micro four Thirds system cameras. This is a new macro lens with a maximum reproduction ratio of 1.25:1 and a close-focus point of 9.5cm. It is claimed to autofocus faster than previous Olympus macro lenses. Another crucial feature for would-be nature specialists is the lens’ near-silentContinue Reading

Panasonic LX10 becomes official at Photokina 2016

The Panasonic LX10 premium digital compact camera becomes official at Photokina 2016 event. The enthusiast compact model is the first model to feature a 1-inch-type sensor. 20MP camera features a 24-72mm equivalent, F1.4-2.8 zoom lens and a range of direct controls, as well as a touchscreen interface. The camera also ‘5-axis Hybrid OIS+’, a system thatContinue Reading

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 25mm 1:1.2 PRO Lens Announced

Olympus has announced the M.Zuiko Digital ED 25mm 1:1.2 PRO standard prime lens. The 25mm F1.2 Pro is a bright portrait lens with a 50mm equivalent focal length. The ground-up splashproof and dustproof design promises high resolution wide-open, as well as fast autofocus and well-controlled chromatic aberration. Additionally, the lens boasts a “very fast” AF andContinue Reading

Olympus E-M1 Mark II development announced

Olympus has announced the development of the E-M1 Mark II flagship camera. The OM-D E-M1 Mark II will feature a 20MP Micro Four Thirds image sensor. It is able to shoot at up to 18fps in Raw, with autofocus or 60 frames per second at full-resolution Raw without AF. The camera has 121 cross-type AFContinue Reading

Fujfilm GFX 50S medium-format mirrorless camera development announced

Fujifilm has announced the GFX 50S medium-format digital camera development at the Photokina 2016. The Fujifilm GFX 50S mirrorless camera will feature the new G Format 43.8 x 32.9mm sensor with a 51.4MP resolution. The camera is built around a new ‘G mount’ that will include zoom as well as prime lenses. Six new FUJINON GF Lenses thatContinue Reading

Sony A99II A-mount Full-Frame Camera Announced

Sony has announced the new Alpha A99II full-frame interchangeable-lens camera. The Sony A99II features a 42.4-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor, 4K video recording and a 5-axis in-body image stabilisation mechanism providing a 4.5-step shutter speed advantage. The sensor allows for 12 fps burst shooting with continuous AF/AE and a top ISO of 102,400. As with its predecessor this is a Translucent Mirror camera,Continue Reading

Panasonic GH5 development announced! Will Feature 4K 60p, 10bit 4:2:2

Panasonic has announced the Panasonic GH5 development at the Photokina 2016.  The hybrid mirrorless camera will be the first to shoot 4K/60p and 10bit 4:2:2 internally. The Panasonic GH5 will also provide a 6K Photo mode that will extract 18MP stills from burst footage, or 8MP stills from 60p 4K clips. The GH5 camera is expected toContinue Reading

US prices of Olympus E-PL8 camera and new MFT lenses leaked

US prices of upcoming Olympus E-PL8 camera and the new MFT lenses has been leaked online. According to the leaked price list, the E-PL8 camera will be priced for $650 body only. The 12-100mm f/4 Pro will have price of $1,300 while the 25mm f/1.2 PRO lens will cost $1,200. The 30mm f/3.5 Macro lens will be selling for $300. Few moreContinue Reading