• Olympus E-M1 Mark II Firmware v3.0 Brings E-M1X AF and IQ

    1 month ago - By Peta Pixel

    Olympus has announced firmware version 3.0 for the E-M1 Mark II mirrorless camera. The update improves the camera's autofocus and image quality to be on par with the new E-M1X announced in January 2019 .
    The E-M1 Mark II and E-M1X are the two professional bodies in the OM-D series, and Olympus is bringing the three-year-old camera up to speed to compete with rivals in the increasingly crowded mirrorless camera market.
    With firmware v3.0, the E-M1 Mark II's autofocus system uses the same algorithm as the E-M1X, “which was developed based on the shooting needs of the professional...
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  • Hasselblad's New 907X is Its Smallest Medium Format Body Ever

    Hasselblad's New 907X is Its Smallest Medium Format Body Ever

    1 month ago - By Peta Pixel

    Hasselblad has announced the 907X, the smallest medium format camera body ever made by the brand. Paired with the upcoming CFV II 50C digital back, photographers will be able to shoot medium format digital photography with a classic Hasselblad experience.
    The new body and back will “will connect Hasselblad's photographic history into one system,” the company says.
    The CFV II 50C digital back will contain a 50-megapixel CMOS sensor that measures 43.8×32.9mm.
    The back will be compatible with most V System cameras made from 1957 onwards.
    Design-wise, the CFV II 50C features the look of...
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  • Hasselblad X1D II 50C is a Faster and Cheaper Medium Format Mirrorless

    Hasselblad X1D II 50C is a Faster and Cheaper Medium Format Mirrorless

    1 month ago - By Peta Pixel

    Hasselblad today announced the new X1D II 50C medium format mirrorless camera, a followup to the X1D, which became the world's first compact medium format mirrorless camera when it was unveiled back in 2016.
    “In the pursuit to continue the journey of taking medium format outside of the studio,” Hasselblad has put enhanced electronics in the camera for faster performance compared to its predecessor.
    The live view has a faster refresh rate, there's reduced shutter lag, reduced blackout time between frames, a faster shooting speed , and a startup time that's twice as fast.
    There's still a...
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