Photokina 2016: Sony Reveals a99 II, New Flagship DSLR

Posted by on Monday September 19, 2016 | Photo Gear

While Sony’s mirrorless line has been enjoying outsized attention, the company hasn’t given up on conventional DSLRs. The company announced the new full frame a99 II at Photokina 2016. The a99 will feature a 42-megapixel backside illuminated full frame sensor capable of 4K video recording. It will cruise along at 12 fps with AF tracking... More

Photokina 2016: Hasselblad Launches Special Edition of X1D, New XCD Lens

Posted by on Monday September 19, 2016 | Photo Gear

While Hasselblad’s X1D compact medium format camera isn’t widely available just yet, that hasn’t stopped the Swedish firm from rolling out a special edition model to celebrate the company’s 75th anniversary. The X1D ‘4116 edition’ is a special all-black compact mirrorless digital medium format X1D camera body that will include an extended warranty, a leather hand strap,... More

Photokina 2016: Profoto & Sony Pair Up

Posted by on Monday September 19, 2016 | Photo Gear

Profoto will release an Air Remote for Sony cameras next year so that Sony mirrorless owners can control and trigger Profoto flashes. Unlike its products for Canon and Nikon, Profoto didn’t have to reverse engineer the flash controls in Sony cameras–Sony licensed the technical specs to Profoto to enable the collaboration. The Profoto Air Remote... More

Canon Takes Another Crack at Mirrorless Market with EOS 5M

Posted by on Thursday September 15, 2016 | Photo Gear

While Canon DSLRs are a mainstay of the professional market, the company hasn’t achieved the same traction with its mirrorless lineup. The new M5 is a bid to woo mirrorless photographers with camera that delivers DSLR-like ergonomics. According to Canon, the M5 will have an imaging engine that closely resembles the 80D, including a 24-megapixel... More