Sony A-mount Mirrorless APS-C Camera Patent

Sony has filed a patent for a mirrorless camera featuring an APS-C image sensor and also include Phase Detection AF technology. The new Sony mirrorless APS-C camera will most likely be compatible with the entire Sony A-mount lenses. According to the rumors Sony will not announce any new A-mount cameras this year in 2013. The new NEXContinue Reading

Fujifilm Entry Level Mirrorless Camera To Be Announced in July 2013

Fujifilm entry level mirrorless camera rumored to be announced in July 2013. According to the Swedish website Cyberphoto (content removed) the smiling Fuji rep is holding the upcoming X series Entry Level Mirrorless camera. The upcoming Fujifilm mirrorless camera will be an entry level camera with X20 like size. The new camera expected to have a 2/3 inch sensorContinue Reading

Canon Creates Video Camera X-series Look Picture Style

Canon has released a new in-camera Picture Style, called Video Camera X-Series Look, for DSLR cameras. The new Picture Style works by lowering colour saturation levels and contrast during filming. This makes it ideal for videographers during post production grading processes, especially if complementing with pre-existing footage shot with Canon’s X-series models. The new Picture Style software canContinue Reading

Canon EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM Extender 1.4x First Review

British photographer Andy Rouse spent 6 months with Canon’s new EF 200-400mm f/4L IS 1.4X telephoto lens. Andy Rouse has published a full review of the new EF 200-400mm f/4L IS 1.4X lens online. All aspects of this lens are examined. Also there are plenty of sample images. See more sample images here. Canon EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM ExtenderContinue Reading

Sony A-E Hybrid Mount Bridge Camera To Be Announced at Photokina 2014

Sony A-E hybrid mount bridge camera to be announced this fall at Photokina 2014. According to the rumors Sony finally approved the development of the new a-e hybrid bridge camera project. Sony is currently developing a bridge camera with a hybrid A-E mount. The hybrid mount will support both Sony A and E lenses. This camera isContinue Reading

Canon Patents 30mm f/2.8, 18-90mm f/3.5-5.6, 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 Lenses

Egami, The Japanese Photography blog spotted a new Canon patent. Three new Canon lenses for APS-C cameras are covered by the patent. The new Canon lenses are 18-90mm f/3.5-5.6, 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6, 30mm f/2.8. The patent appears to refer to lenses that are resistant to temperature variation, Canon Patents 30mm f/2.8, 18-90mm f/3.5-5.6, 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 Lenses Features: (Translated by Google) Description andContinue Reading

Nikon NEF Codec 1.18.1 Released with D600 Support

Nikon has released the version 1.18.1 of their NEF Codec software. NEF Codec ver 1.18.1 now support the Nikon D600 images captured with the latest firmware update for the DSLR camera. NEF Codec is a module that makes Nikon RAW (.NEF) image files as easy to work with as JPEG and TIFF images. NEF Codec Version 1.18.1 SupportsContinue Reading

Panasonic Lumix G X Vario 12-35mm f/2.8 Firmware Update 1.2 Available Now

Panasonic has posted a firmware update for the Panasonic Lumix G X Vario 12-35mm f/2.8 micro four thirds lens. Firmware update version 1.2 improves the performance of the optical image stabiliser during video capture. Panasonic’s Lumix G X Vario 12-35mm f/2.8 Asph. Lens for Micro 4/3 is the first constant-aperture standard zoom for a mirrorless system camera. It has Nano Surface CoatingContinue Reading