Who says you can’t put an awesome optical viewfinder in a compact camera?
In a recent US patent application, Fuji seeks to patent an optical viewfinder that has optical elements inside and zooms to match the focal length of the camera’s zoom lens – or as Fuji calls it in the patent application a “Real-image zoom viewfinder.” [Read more...]
The new Fuji XF 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR lens features a weather-resistant design with more than 20 weather sealed points. As such, it is design to mate nicely with the weather sealed X-T1. It also offers 5-stops of image stabilization through the built-in OIS stabilizer. On Fuji’s X-series cameras, the lens covers a 27-206mm full frame equivalent focal range. [Read more...]
The Handevision IBELUX 40mm f/0.85 lens is a new lens designed for use with a variety of mirrorless cameras that provides a ridiculously bright f/0.85 max aperture. The lens is available for Fuji X-series, Micro Four Thirds, Sony E-series and Canon EF-M mounts. It retails for $2079.99. Check it out here at B&H Photo. [Read more...]
Right now, you can order the Zeiss Touit 32mm f/1.8 and the Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8 lenses as a 2-lens kit for $919 total (reg. $1719). The Zeiss 12mm lens normally retails for $999, while the Zeiss 32mm lens normal retails for $720.
The kit is available for Fuji X-mount and Sony E-mount cameras. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
Fuji has update the X-E2 firmware to version 2.00. The new firmware improves the X-E2 viewfinder performance to bring it on par the with popular X-T1 viewfinder. The EVF lag time has been reduced to just 0.005s. The firmware update also increases the frame rate of the viewfinder even in low light conditions. [Read more...]