Fuji X-A2 Mirrorless Camera with Two New X-Series Lenses Unveiled

Fuji X-A2

The Fuji X-A2 was just announced and features a 16.3MP APS-C sensor with a tilting LCD that lets you rotate it to be viewable from the front of the camera. It’s a “selfie” feature according to Fuji.

The X-A2 is the latest in the Fuij X-series mirrorless camera line and ships with a new Fuji XC 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OIS zoom lens, which Fuji claims delivers 3.5-stops of camera shake reduction. The X-A2 also features a new AF system, built-in WiFi and captures 1080p video. [Read more…]

 

Think Tank Photo Perception Backpacks Now Available

Think Tank Photo Perception Backpack Line

The recently announced Think Tank Photo Perception backpacks for mirrorless cameras are now available.

The Perception series comes in two colors, black and taupe, and three sizes.  The smallest size, The Perception Tablet, accommodates a mirrorless system and an iPad Mini. The largest size, the Perception Pro, holds a 15″ laptop and a 10″ tablet, plus one mirrorless body or small DSLR with a small to medium zoom attached (lens hood reversed).  Plus, the largest size fits four to five more lenses or a large GoPro kit.

Check them out here on Think Tank Photo’s website.

Fuji Introduces Macro Extension Tubes for X-Series

Fuji Macro Extension Tubes

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.

10 Reasons Why a Professional Photographer Left Nikon and Started Shooting with Sony

Check out this video from professional photographer Jason Lanier as he breaks down the 10 reasons why he stopped shooting Nikon DSLRs and mored to Sony mirrorless cameras. Jason says that he “has shot with Nikon his entire life and professional career. He switched to Sony in July 2014 (not due to a sponsorship) and hasn’t looked back since.”

Sony is obviously gaining ground on Canon and Nikon, and the Sony A7 series has made huge strides for the mirrorless camera market. What do you DSLR shooters think about Jason’s claims? Are you considering a switch to mirrorless, Sony or otherwise?