Cameras

Insta360 X4 action camera for underwater video with 8K30

The new best action camera for underwater video has been introduced: Insta360 X4. It supports 360-degree video recording in 8K, 5.7K at 60fps, 4K at 100fps, and single-lens mode up to 4K/60fps. This compact action waterproof camera is easy to control and edit. The new X4’s 8K mode offers the highest resolution among Insta360’s 360-degree action cameras, surpassing the X3’s …

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Sony FE 16-25mm F2.8 G lightest wide-angle zoom lens released

Sony has finally announced a fast wide zoom lens for full-frame mirrorless cameras. The Sony FE 16-25mm F2.8 G is the lightest in its class for full-frame cameras, offers superior performance through an advanced optical design, and features dual autofocus motors. In addition, the lens turned out to be very compact, but at the same time functional. There are three …

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Introducing the Ultimate Trio: DZOFILM PAVO 2x Lenses in 65mm, 135mm, and 180mm

DZOFILM has broadened its collection of Super35 2x anamorphic optics with the introduction of three new PAVO 2x models: a 65mm T2.8 Macro, a 135mm T2.5, and a 180mm T2.8. The 65mm lens boasts macro capability, offsetting its slightly higher f-stop number which suggests a reduced light-gathering capability. Meanwhile, the 135mm and 180mm lenses provide extended focal lengths, distinguishing them …

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Blackmagic Design Unveiling Two Cinema Cameras: PYXIS 6K and URSA Cine 12K

Blackmagic Design has introduced two groundbreaking cinema cameras to the evolving digital cinematography landscape. The new cameras are the Blackmagic Design PYXIS 6K and the Blackmagic Design URSA Cine 12K. These cameras aim to set new benchmarks in cinematic quality and versatility for professional filmmakers and content creators. The Blackmagic Design PYXIS 6K – A Compact Powerhouse The Blackmagic Design …

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Venus Optics Laowa Nanomorph Zoom 28-55mm T2.9 1.5x and 50-100mm T2.9 1.5x

Venus Optics recently initiated a fundraising campaign on Indiegogo for their innovative Laowa Nanomorph Zoom kit. Following a successful campaign, this product is now ready for pre-order exclusively at B&H Photo. It is a line of Arri anamorphic ultra-wide zoom lenses for cameras with Super35 matrices: Laowa Nanomorph Zoom 28-55mm T2.9 1.5x and 50-100mm T2.9 1.5x. The manufacturing company calls …

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Meike AF 50mm F1.8 Full frame lens released for Sony E mount

Meike officially announced the AF 50mm F1.8 E autofocus lens in the Sony E mount, with the Nikon Z version unveiled in December. According to the manufacturer, the lens incorporates the latest optical technology. This allows it to achieve a large F1.8 aperture while remaining compact and lightweight. Multi-layer coating technology is used on both sides of the lenses to …

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Meike AF 55mm F1.4 lens introduced for Nikon Z, Sony E, and Fujifilm X

Meike has introduced its second autofocus lens, the 55mm F1.4. This compact lens is specifically designed for APS-C sensor mirrorless cameras, supporting Nikon Z, Sony E, and Fujifilm X mounts. The specifications reveal that the lens has a minimum focusing distance of 0.61 meters. The X mount version weighs 288 grams, while the Z mount version is slightly heavier at …

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DJI’s New RS 4, RS 4 Pro Gimbals & Focus Pro AMF System announced

DJI is now selling the RS4 and RS 4 Pro video stabilizers contain several improvements over older RS ​​3 camera gimbals, including a new RS stabilization algorithm and a second-generation LiDAR multi-point focusing system. DJI also launched the Focus Pro, which it touts as its first independent automated manual lens focus control system. It comes with a LiDAR module and …

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Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f1.0 for Sony E mount is now available

With the Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f1.0, Cosina presents one of the brightest 50 mm lenses for the Sony E mount. Aspherical lenses are used to achieve first-class image quality despite the large aperture, while the lens is relatively compact. After a 50mm f1.0 lens for Canon RF, Cosina has an almost identical lens for Sony E. Despite the enormous aperture …

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Cinema Lens Redefined: New Irix Cine 65mm T1.5 Introduced

A year ago, news broke about the development of the Irix Cine 65mm T1.5 cinema lens, and now, its much-anticipated release has been officially announced. Designed for filmmakers across all genres, from news reporting to feature films, this lens is celebrated for its versatility. Compatible with an array of mounts including Canon EF, Canon RF, Fuji X, L-mount, MFT, Nikon …

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