Sony has announced the new Cyber-shot RX100 VII featuring a 20-megapixel 1″ sensor, 4K video capture, a 24-200mm equivalent zoom lens and, finally (for the first time in the product line), a mic input port. It offers 20 fps shooting speed without any viewfinder blackout and a 90 fps shooting speed for a seven-frame burst. [Read more…]
At 11.8oz, the GF 50mm is the smallest and lightest in the GF lens line to date. Lens construction consists of 9 elements in 6 groups and includes one aspherical lens element to minimize spherical aberration and barrel distortion. It also features a 62mm filter ring, weather-sealing in 10 places along the lens barrel and operation temperatures down to 14°F.
The Fujifilm GF 50mm f/3.5 R LM WR retails for $999.95 and will be available on September 26, 2019. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
Fuji has announced its new XF 16-80mm f/4 R OIS WR lens for the Fuji X-Series line of mirrorless cameras. The lens offers a 24-120mm-equivalent zoom range on Fuji’s APS-C format cameras in a smaller and lighter package.
The lens consists of 16 elements in 12 groups and weighs just 15.5 oz (440 g) and is only 3.5in (88.9mm) long. This makes it approximately 40% lighter than similar, 35mm system lenses. It has a 72mm filter ring, a minimum focus distance of 14 inches and offers six stops of optical image stabilization for maximum handhold-ability. It also features weather-sealing and operation down to 14°F.
The Fujifilm XF 16-80mm f/4 R OIS WR retails for $799.95 and will be available on September 26, 2019. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
Sony had a special event in NYC this morning to unveil its new 61MP A7R IV full-frame camera. While Canon and Nikon are playing catchup in the mirrorless realm, Sony is showing no signs of slowing down as it continues to push the envelope with higher resolution and more innovation. The A7 product line continues to become more refined and serve as the standard for what enthusiasts and pros expect out of a $2000-$3500 camera. [Read more…]
Amazon’s Prime Day is July 15-16. There are several great deals in electronics and photo gear; however, it’s not just Amazon that is offering great deals. B&H Photo, Adorama, eBay, and others are stepping up their deals to get a little piece of the Prime Day pie (and, of course, there’s no Prime membership exclusivity with the other retailers). Check out some of these solid deals below. (You can find all of Amazon’s Prime Day Camera & Photo deals here.) [Read more…]