Today in New York City, Videomaker saw the introduction of Sony’s new a6300 — with what they claim is the world’s fastest autofocus. A mirrorless camera with a 24.2 MP APS-C sensor, the Sony a6300 shoots 4K video internally and boasts the ability to lock focus in just 0.05 seconds with its 425 phase detection AF points.
Sony has announced the release of a firmware update for the a7R II full frame interchangeable lens camera, adding uncompressed 14-Bit RAW image capture as a new feature available within the menu system. The update, version 2.0, will be available on October 19th and can be downloaded through Sony’s e-support site www.esupport.sony.com by navigating to the product page for model “ILCE-7RM2”.
Samsung Electronics America Inc is bringing their #DitchTheDSLR campaign to the inaugural PIX Photo Expo and Conference hosted by DPReview and Amazon in Seattle on Wednesday October 7th.
From 11am until supplies run out, show attendees can visit the Samsung booth to trade in a fully operational Digital Single Lens Reflex (DSLR) camera including battery, power supply and lens and walk away with a Samsung NX500 camera valued at $799. The program has seen nearly 1000 DSLRs traded in at previous events in New York and Los Angeles.
Many have been speculating since the release of the a7R II earlier this year that Sony would soon be releasing the a7S II. From IBC 2015 Amsterdam, Sony Electronics today introduced the latest addition to their a7 lineup with the a7S II. Offering High Sensitivity up to ISO 409,600, 5-Axis Image Stabilization and Internal 4K Recording.
Once you’ve seen "Yvonne," you will never look at a refrigerator the same way again. The short film was shot entirely in 4K resolution using the Samsung NX1 4K mirrorless camera, which has a $1,499.99 retail price.
The Panasonic LUMIX DMC-G7 has many enviable features, but its ability to shoot 4K video rises to the top. The camera can record smooth, high-resolution 4K video in 3840 x 2160 pixels at 30p as well as 24p in MP4. This is in addition to the Full-HD 1920 x 1080 60p video in AVCHD Progressive and MP4 (MPEG-4 / H.264) with practical full-time Auto Focus (AF).
The LUMIX GH2 took a lot of people by surprise. With a simple hack, shooters were getting crisp 1080p video at 100Mbps. The LUMIX GH3 seeks to capitalize on the hype with some solid video features that rival, and in some cases surpass, many DSLR's on the market today.