Posts Tagged ‘mirrorless’

Photo Gear Repair Rates: LensRentals Crunched the Numbers

Posted by on Monday December 28, 2015 | Photo Gear

LensRentals has released a comprehensive overview photo gear repair rates after 24 months in the field. PDN has the exclusive details. First, a quick primer on how LensRental generated their numbers. The company bases its results on “repair events”—or an instance of when a piece of equipment is sent to the repair department. According to LensRental,... More

Panasonic GX8, FZ300 Deliver 4K Recording, Faster Processing While Company Eyes Focus-Free Future

Posted by on Thursday July 16, 2015 | Camera, Photo Gear

Panasonic continues to expand the number of 4K cameras in its arsenal with the introduction of the new GX8 and FZ300. Beyond the new models, Panasonic said it was prepping a Lytro-like “post focus” capability for its new cameras that would leverage 4K recording and touch screens to allow users to adjust the focus point... More

New Colorful DSLRs And Q Mirrorless Body From Pentax

Posted by on Thursday June 13, 2013 | Uncategorized

Have you been looking for a camera that offers 120 color combinations? Then Pentax has got some news for you with both DSLR and Mirrorless bodies that can be configured in all sorts of beautiful or garish color combos. Pentax has announced two new 16MP DSLR bodies, the K50 and the K-500, that are both... More

Samsung Announces 10mm Fisheye Lens For NX System

Posted by on Tuesday June 11, 2013 | Uncategorized

Samsung has announced a new 10/3.5 fisheye lens for its NX mirrorless system. They claim that it is “the smallest AF fisheye lens on the market” that it is “half the size and weight of its competitors”. At 2.5 ounces and barely over an inch deep (including its mount), the 10/3.5 looks to be tiny... More

Nikon Announces New 32mm f/1.2 Nikon 1 Lens

Posted by on Tuesday May 14, 2013 | Uncategorized

Nikon has announced a new addition to the Nikon 1 system, a 32mm f/1.2.  Not only is it the fastest lens in the 1 Nikkor lineup, but it is one of the fastest lenses available for any mirrorless system. The lens is compatible with the entire Nikon 1 system (J1, J2, J3, S1, V1, V2),... More

Olympus Announces PEN E-P5 Micro Four-Thirds Body

Posted by on Friday May 10, 2013 | Uncategorized

Olympus today announced a very retro looking addition to its PEN lineup, the E-P5. While many of us thought the original Olympus PEN E-P1 styling harkened to the company’s half-frame PEN cameras, the E-P5 does it one better. An all metal casing contains a number of upgraded features: 16MP MOS Four Thirds sensor Dual top... More

Samsung Announces NX2000 Mirrorless Body

Posted by on Wednesday May 1, 2013 | Uncategorized

Samsung today announced a new body in its NX mirrorless system, the NX 2000. With five bodies and 12 lenses, the Samsung NX has quietly become one of the larger mirrorless systems on the market today. The NX2000, like many cameras recently, adds  Wi-Fi and NFC (Near Field Communications) with the goal of making camera-smartphone... More

Panasonic Announces DMC-G6 Micro Four-Thirds Body

Posted by on Wednesday April 24, 2013 | Uncategorized

Panasonic today announced its latest micro four-thirds camera body, the DMC-G6. It slots in between the GF6 and the GH3 in Panasonic’s lineup, a mid range body with some new features and a solid, if not class leading, feature set. G6 feature highlights: 16MP Live MOS sensor ISO 160-12,800 (extendable up to 25,600) 7 frames per... More