A Sony A9 II without innovation

Sony has announced the A9 II, successor to the leading A9 mirrorless pro camera. Same 24 MP sensor as its predecessor, no EVF improvement, but better AF tracking. Nikon and Canon will be relieved.

Nikon – quo vadis?

The camera market is shrinking and so are revenues of companies in this field. Nikon, my favorite brand, is very good in managing this change - after all, they are profitable year after year. But slowly I get the feeling that there must be more … [Continue reading]

Fujifilm GFX 100 medium- format 100MP

Fujifilm launched the GFX 100, a medium-format camera featuring... 100 Megapixel medium-format (44 x 33mm) sensor In-body 5-axis image stabilization (well needed for this kind of resolution)Removable, tilting OLED EVF 5.76M dotsHybrid autofocus … [Continue reading]

Nikon Z6 and Z7 service advisory due to problems with VR

Nikon USA published a service advisory for Nikon Z6 and Z7 due to problems with VR: "It has come to our attention that the vibration reduction (VR) feature in some Nikon Z 6 and Z 7 cameras may not function fully." and "Nikon has resolved this by … [Continue reading]

Nikons message: “I AM back!”

Even more noticable than the announcement of the new Z lens 14-30/4 is Nikons move to add three important features to the Z cameras via a firmware update: Eye-AutofocusRAW videoSupport for the new CFexpress cards (doubling the potential … [Continue reading]