Photography News: Hardware
Sigma Announces Camera Mount ConversionsIf you were thinking of switching camera brands and have a bunch of Sigma lenses that are holding you back, you don’t have to let that stop you anymore. Sigma will now remount your lenses for $80-$250 each. Read what Sigma has to say…HERE.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7Panasonic has announced their latest Micro Four Thirds mirrorless camera for a November 2013 release. It’s a 16mp camera with a cool retro style. geared towards the high-end knowledgable photographer. The $1000ish camera has lot to offer.
- 16MP Live MOS sensor
- In-body image stabilization (works with any lens)
- Front and rear control dials
- Flip-up, 1024 x 768 pixel (2.3M dot equivalent) electronic viewfinder
- 3-inch tilting LCD
- 3-level focus peaking
- 1080 video at 60p/60i/24p in MP4 or AVCHD format
- Built-in Wi-Fi with NFC
- Magnesium-alloy frame
- 1/8000 second max shutter speed, 1/320th flash sync speed
- Highlight and shadow curve adjustments
- Built-in pop-up flash
- Large contoured grip
Photix Mitros FlashA killer flash for a third the price of most OEM flash units…yes please. The Strobist, David Hobby loves it and says the days of high margin OEM flashes may be numbered. Read his blog post…HERE. [amazon-element asin=”B00E656JGE” fields=”title,lg-image,large-image-link,button”]
Canon Updates FirmwareCanon has released firmware updates for the EOS 1D Mark III, 1Ds Mark III and 1D Mark IV.
- Canon 1D Mark III Firmware Version 1.3.2
- Canon 1Ds Mark III Firmware Version 1.2.3
- Canon 1D Mark IV Firmware Version 1.1.4