November 17, 2018

Tamron to launch firmware updates to make lenses suitable with Nikon FTZ adapter and Nikon Z7 digital camera

Tamron announced new software updates that will make three of their lenses compatible the Nikon FTZ adapter and Nikon Z7 camera (see previous report):
November 16, 2018

Unreleased Canon Gear Leakes By Certification Authority (EOS 80D and EOS 5Ds replacements?)

Nokishita posted a new list of camera codes used in certification authorities.Note that both DS126751 and DS126761 are either DSLRs or full frame mirrorless cameras. One might be the replacement for the EOS 5Ds(R) or the rumored high resolution EOS R model. It’s suggested that both models have a full frame sensor, either in a DSLR or a MILC. However, DS126761 seems to refer to a more entry level oriented camera and thus may well point to the Canon EOS 80D or Rebel SL2 replacements (maybe something got lost in translation?). Both are expected to be announced in the first half of 2019. P2355 refers to a PowerShot camera and might be the PowerShot G7X Mark III. No signs of the EOS 7D Mark III here.
November 14, 2018

Nikon is assured they’ll beat Sony&Canon and grow to be #1 in Full Body “fairly quickly”

I still have a fresh memory of the days when Samsung was claiming they would become the number one company in the system mirrorless camera world. Well it didn’t end well for them. I hope the following Nikon statement will not bring them bad luck too. In an interview released at Dpreview Nikon said:
November 13, 2018

Tokina Opera 50mm f/1.four FF lens for Nikon F-mount now in inventory

The new Tokina Opera 50mm f/1.4 FF full-frame DSLR lens for Nikon F-mount is now in stock at Adorama, B&H Photo and Amazon.
November 12, 2018

Nikon believes to turn into #1 mirrorless producer quickly

A quick recap of the Dpreview's interview with Nikon executives and engineers: Via Dpreview
November 12, 2018

Viltrox 85mm F1.eight Autofocus Lens for Fujifilm Delayed

FR reader Chris pre-ordered the Viltrox 85mm F1.8 autofocus lens for Fujifilm at eBay here. Now he has been contacted by the retailer, who told him that there are issues with the lens, and hence the shipping, which was originally expected for October, will delay.
November 10, 2018

three Issues You (in all probability) Did Not Know About The Canon EOS R

The guys at LensVid had an interview with Canon Europe exec at Photokina 2018. Here is a short and fun follow up to the interview, with some information about the Canon EOS R you might have not known.
November 10, 2018

Fujinon XF16mmF2.eight vs XF18mmF2 vs XF16mmF1.4 – SIZE COMPARISON

This is the final upcoming Fujinon XF lens size comparison. In previous articles we covered:The XF16mmF2.8 is a bit bigger than the XF18mmF2 and a bit smaller than the XF35mmF2.
November 9, 2018

October Full body mirrorless share: Sony 67%, Canon 22% and Nikon 10%

 Now we know what impact the new Canon and Nikon Full Frame cameras had in Japan. BCNrankingy published the Full Frame mirrorless sales data for the month of October (for Japan only). With the introduction of the new EOS-R and Z7 cameras the Sony FF mirrorless share dropped from 99,5% (0,5% is Leica) down to 67%. Canon owns 22% and Nikon 10%.
November 8, 2018

Veni Vidi Vici – Canon Already Has 22% Of Full Body Mirrorless Market In Japan

BCNranking posted market figures for full frame mirrorless cameras in Japan.The Canon EOS R has just been releases, and Canon already has 22% market share for full frame mirrorless cameras in Japan.