Posts Tagged ‘mirrorless’

Canon Unveils the EF-M 11-22mm f/4-5.6: A Wide-Angle Zoom for the EOS M

Canon 11-22mm IS STM

Canon has today announced to the masses the an 11-22mm f/4-5.6 IS STM lens, expanding the company’s EF-M lens line with an ultra-wide barrel of glass fit for the EOS-M mirrorless compact system camera.
Read more…

New Photos of the Kodak S1 Micro Four Thirds Mirrorless Camera

kodaks1a

The first fruits of Kodak’s partnership with JK Imaging are starting to emerge. Chinese camera site DCFever has published some photographs of the Kodak S1, a new Micro Four Thirds camera that was announced at the beginning of the year.
Read more…

Where’s My Professional Mirrorless Camera?

header

Let’s take a moment to reflect on mirrors. Mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras, like the Olympus Pen E-P5 or Samsung  NX300, have enjoyed increasing popularity over the past few years, and it’s become clear that they are more than a passing fad.

This motley collection of high-tech cameras filled the gap that existed between bulky DSLRs and compact cameras, but manufacturers are now starting to expand their mirrorless lineups in hopes of attracting a wider cross-section of photographers, including professionals.
Read more…

Sony May Make A-Mounts Fully Mirrorless in 2014, Working on a A-E Hybrid As Well

sonya99aemount1

A few weeks ago, we reported that Sony may be in the process of dropping its unique pellicle mirror SLT technology. The rumor claimed that the company would be saying goodbye to the translucent mirror in favor a fully mirrorless A-Mount line. Well, if patents are to be trusted, that rumor has been confirmed just as another exciting Sony rumor hits the mill. Read more…

Charts Comparing the Prices of High-End Compact and Mirrorless Cameras

chart1

Want to see how the prices of various compact and mirrorless cameras stack up against each other? 1001 Noisy Cameras created this handy chart showing the prices of RAW-capable compact cameras on the market.
Read more…

Olympus PEN E-P5 Official: Retro Styling and Solid Specs in a Flagship Camera

olympuspen1

After weeks of rumors and leaks, Olympus’ new PEN E-P5 finally became official today. It’s the company’s new flagship Micro Four Thirds PEN mirrorless camera, and features both retro styling on the outside and powerful specs on the inside.
Read more…

Samsung NX2000 is a $650 Touchscreen Mirrorless Camera with Wi-Fi

nx2000a

Samsung today announced its new NX2000 mirrorless camera, a system camera that features a large sensor, a touchscreen, and wireless connectivity. This is the camera that was leaked by an FCC filing a couple of weeks ago, and which people thought might be Android-powered (it’s not).
Read more…

Zeiss Unveils ‘Touit’ Lenses for Mirrorless Cameras, Publishes Specs and Samples

zeisstouit

At Photokina 2012 last September, Zeiss announced that it was working on a new family of lenses for mirrorless cameras. This past March, we got a closer look at the lenses, which were outed as a 12mm f/2.8, 32mm f/1.8, and 50mm f/2.8 for Fuji’s X mount and Sony’s E mount.

Today, the company revealed even more details about the lenses, which are branded “Touit,” publishing specs, product pages, and sample photographs.
Read more…

More Olympus E-P5 Photos Leaked, Show Revamped UI and New External EVF

ep5back
Less than a week after first photos of the upcoming Olympus E-5 leaked onto the web, new photos have emerged showing additional views of the flagship Micro Four Thirds camera.
Read more…

Sony’s Revolutionary Pellicle Mirror SLT Technology May Be Going Away

sonya58

Back in August 2010, Sony shook up the camera industry by announcing the first pellicle mirror DSLRs, the A33 and the A55. Rather than being called SLRs, the new cameras were labeled SLT, or “single lens translucent”, cameras.

Now, less than three years later, we may be seeing Sony’s big SLT experiment coming to an end. Sony’s A58 announced back in February may be the company’s last APS-C camera to feature pellicle mirror technology.
Read more…