$2k for Micro 4/3 Mirrorless?

Olympus recently announced that their highly anticipated flagship camera, E-M1 Mark II  will be available in first week of December for an eye watering body only price of $1999.99. This will make E-M1 Mark II not only the most expensive Micro 4/3 camera and more  expensive than any other APS-C camera currently on the market but…

Panasonic DMC-GX8: Micro 4/3 breaks 16 megapixel chains

When micro 4/3 was first introduced back in 2008 it featured 12 megapixel sensor and then with as part of the second generation 16 megapixel sensor was introduced in Panasonic GH-2 and Olympus OMD-EM5 in 2010 and 2012 respectively. Since then Micro 4/3 has been stuck with 16 megapixel sensors and become of that it…

Fuji X-T1 Firmware 4.0

Fuji is probably the only company currently in the market that keeps their cameras up to date with regular firmware updates. Unlike other manufacturer’s updates these not only provide improvements but also introduces new features. In firmware 4.0 Fuji has provided some major updates that other manufacturers (Sony/Nikon/Canon…. take note!) would have released a new camera…

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Sony raises the bar…… again!!

In typical Sony fashion, the company announced three new cameras today and again showed Canikon (Canon and Nikon) that they are not content with being in the third place in the camera industry. Unlike Canikon that have been guilty of releasing model after model with little changes or innovations (I’m talking about you Canan Rebel and…

Phone cameras

As a person who like to be on the forefront of technology I’m always in search of the latest and greatest camera gear as well as other gadgets and electronics. Before I got the camera bug, my hard earned money was mostly spent on getting the latest and greatest cellphone. When phones with camera started coming…

Fuji X-T10: Fuji’s follows Olympus footsteps

The announcement of X-T10 from Fuji seems like a page out of Olympus’s playbook right down to the model number. Similar move to what Olympus did with the release of OM-D E-M10, a watered down version of E-M5, Fuji recently announced Fuji X-T10 which for the most part is a smaller version of X-T1 with…

Fuji X-T1 Firmware Update

Fuji announced firmware version 4.0 for their current flagship X-T1. This firmware is expected to be released in June and it will bring significant improvements to the auto focusing system. Highlights of the firmware update: New AF system: New AF system with Zone and Wide/Tracking modes Improvement of AF accuracy Eye Detection AF Auto Macro mode…