Sony has just officially announced the new Sony a7 IV. It uses the full-frame 33MP Exmor R back-illuminated CMOS sensor delivering outstanding speed and superb image quality. The use of copper wiring contributes to higher transmission speeds and faster AD (analog to digital) conversion, while fast sensor readout enables 10-bit 4:2:2 4K recording up to 60p. The sensor also provides improved color reproducibility, low-noise performance at all sensitivities, 15+stop dynamic range and increased AF (autofocus) speed and precision performance. Experience improved levels of color gradation and detail rendering as well as soft, natural-looking human skin texture.
Sony a7 IV is coming! It is scheduled to be officially announced on October 21st, 2021. Continue reading
Pentaxforums has just posted a full review of the newly released PENTAX K-3 Mark III (Amazon/ B&H/ Adorama). They tested this new camera and found such pros: Superb build quality, true to Pentax ethos, surprisingly compact, Fully weather sealed, Bright and largest ever (for an APS-C) viewfinder, solid information overlay, Vastly improved AF engine, Stellar sensor performance with excellent noise management, dynamic range, Pixel shift delivers amazing detail, Improved movie mode with 4K, SR, focus peaking and continuous AF, Touchscreen operation present everywhere, works well, Effective stabilization, works with any lens, Robust live view mode, Best backward-compatibility of any Pentax camera, Customizable user interface, Versatile LCD with outdoor view setting , Durable weather-sealed construction, Class-leading shutter durability (300,000), USB-C interface for charging and file transfer and Solid Wi-Fi experience. Continue reading
Panasonic has just officially announced the new Panasonic Lumix BS1H. It is a modular digital cinema camera with a small form-factor that bellies its full-frame sensor. It features a 24.2MP sensor, a Leica L lens mount, and a wide 14+-stop dynamic range to accommodate extreme lighting changes when recording in V-Log. It records video with resolutions up to 5.9K as well as C4K (4096 x 2160) and UHD4K, and it incorporates VariCam Look workflows.