Fuji X-T1 Firmware Update v4.0 Delivers Advanced AF Performance and Other Improvements

Fuji X-T1

Fujifilm has announced firmware update version 4.0 to the Fuji X-T1, which includes features an advanced autofocus system for shooting moving subjects with improved AF accuracy for still image and video capture.

Other additions include eye detection during AF, enhanced shutter speed dial operation, exposure compensation in manual mode and finer framing grid lines for enhanced visibility and image composition. [Read more…]

Panasonic GH4 Firmware ver. 2.2 Anamorphic Update Now Available

Panasonic GH4 Anamorphic Firmware Update

Panasonic GH4 firmware version 2.2, which provides a 4:3 anamorphic image capture at 3328 x 2496 video resolution, is now available. Additional features in the new firmware update include the ability to manually select a 1/16,000 second shutter speed using the electronic shutter of the GH4.

Additionally, firmware version 2.2 fixes the issue in which video recorded in the AVCHD format gets misdated when importing to some editing software.

You can download the firmware update here on Panasonic’s website. Instructions for using the new firmware can be found here on Panasonic’s website.

Atomos Shogun OS 6.2 Update Adds Several New Features

Atomos Shogun

Atomos has updated its Shogun HDMI and HD-SDI 4K recorder with several new features as part of a free upgrade to AtomOS 6.2.

The new features include:

  • 3D LUTs
  • Avid DNxHR and DNxHD for 4K and HD capture, respectively
  • 4K to HD downscale
  • Playback preview w/ 2:1 zoom
  • Revamped audio meters

The new update is available now and can be downloaded for free on the Atomos website.