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Did Santa leave a new Sony camera in your Christmas stocking? If so, your first step should be to enable Sony's 'real-time' autofocus tracking. In this video, we show you how to set up this useful feature.Subscribe to our YouTube channel to get new episodes of DPReview TV every week.IntroductionTracking in Auto modeTracking modesAnimal eye-AFConclusion
Hong Kong adapter manufacturer Megadap has released the world’s first autofocus adapter for mounting Leica M mount lenses on Nikon Z mirrorless cameras.The adapter relies on a patented ‘circular extension structure’ that moves back and forth to adjust focus. Communication between the adapter and camera is done using the built-in contacts, which allows the adapter to make use of Nikon’s phase-dete
Over the last several years, autofocus technology in cameras – regardless of manufacturer – has gotten incredibly reliable. With that in mind, Manny Ortiz set out to see if there was a notable difference among the big three in this 7.5-minute video. First of all, it should be noted that Ortiz intended to do this test with the Sony a7S III because it packs the latest technology from Sony. However,
MonsterAdapter, a relatively new player in the lens adapter game, has revealed the details of the LA-KE1, a new adapter that will make it possible to mount Pentax K-mount glass to Sony E-mount mirrorless camera systems.There isn’t much information available about MonsterAdapter. The company’s Facebook page, which appears to be its only online presence, was created on May 20, 2020, when the compan
As it said it would at the beginning of October, Fujifilm has released a firmware update for its XT3 camera that it claims will dramatically improve autofocus performance.Firmware version 4.00 for the XT-3 claims to triple the autofocus speed from 0.06 seconds down to 0.02 seconds, bringing it in line with the autofocus speed of the newer X-T4. The algorithm that predicts the location of subjects
CDA-Tek, a company out of Dublin, Ireland, has developed the AFX: a comprehensive auto and manual focus control system for Blackmagic Pocket 4K and 6K cinema cameras that also offers motor-based control of manual focus lenses on all cameras.Originally shared by EOS HD, the AFX is a LiDar sensor attachment that is powered by its own internal rechargeable battery. As a result, the AFX is a self-con
Don't ask why Yongnuo decided to showcase a full-frame E-mount lens on an APS-C camera body...our guess is as good as yours.Chinese accessory and lens manufacturer Yongnuo has announced the release of a new 35mm F2 autofocus lens for full-frame Sony cameras.The new lens is constructed of nine elements in eight groups, including one low-dispersion element and one aspherical element. The lens also
Alongside the new Fuji X-S10 camera and the updated Fujinon XF10-24mm f/4 R OIS WR lens, Fujifilm also quietly announced something else today: a firmware update for the Fuji X-T3 that will improve the camera’s AF performance “to the same level as the Fujifilm X-T4.”The upcoming firmware (Version 4.0) will be released on October 28th, and Fujifilm claims that it will significantl
The Panasonic S5 includes important upgrades to its autofocus system, but how much do those improvements extend to video? We put it to the test, shooting side-by-side against the S1H, to find out.Subscribe to our YouTube channel to get new episodes of DPReview TV every week.
Back in May of 2019, Jared Polin of Fro Knows Photo ran a side-by-side Eye AF comparison that showed (to nobody’s surprise) that Sony was the king of Eye Autofocus. But a lot has changed since then, including several firmware updates and an updated focus system from Canon. Is Sony still king? Jared wanted to find out.First, some housekeeping. For this test, Polin used the new Canon EOS R5, is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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