Fuji has announced two new Macro Extension Tubes for its X-Series cameras. The new extension tubes are the MCEX-11 and MCEX-16 feature electronic contacts to maintain normal AE functions and blend in with the overall X-Series aesthetics.
The new extension tubes should be available mid-December for $99.95. You should be able to find them soon here at B&H Photo.
Last week, I shared how one pro photographer switched from Nikon to Sony’s mirrorless cameras. But Sony isn’t the only mirrorless camera maker that is firing on all cylinders.
Photographer Lukas Gisbert-mora recently switched from Nikon’s DSLR system to Fuji’s X-Series with the new Fuji X-T1. He’s been a Nikon user for 15 years and after 3 months and 20,000 photos with the X-T1, he switched completely to the Fuji X-T1. [Read more…]
On the spec side, the RX100 II leads the way with a larger 1″ sensor and higher resolution at 20.1MP. The Fuji X30 has a 2/3″ sensor and 12MP resolution. He covers ergonomics of the two cameras as well and gives quite a bit of attention to the electronic viewfinders. Check out the video above for the full report.
New rumors suggest that Fuji may release the long-awaited X-Pro2 in early 2015. The X-Pro2 was previously rumored to be a full frame camera; however, recent info direct from Fuji denies that it will move to full frame and further commits that Fuji will stick with the APS-C format in the foreseeable future for its popular X-Series line of mirrorless cameras. [Read more…]
Chinese lens manufacturer Zhongyi Optics has announced a pair of fast prime lenses for Sony E-mount, Micro Four Thirds and Fuji X-mount. [Read more…]