Panasonic says the reason PDAF took so long was to not compromise image quality

Jan 11, 2023
John Aldred

In an interview between Gizmomo Freaks and Panasonic during the launch of the recently announced Panasonic Lumix S5 Mark II and S5 Mark IIx, the…

What does Phase Detect autofocus mean for Panasonic’s future?

Jan 9, 2023
John Aldred

The Panasonic S5 Mark II announcement brought with it a big change of direction for Panasonic. One that Panasonic shooters (including myself) had been wanting…

Is Panasonic finally going to give us phase detection autofocus in Lumix mirrorless cameras?

Nov 11, 2022
John Aldred

Is Panasonic finally going to give us phase detection autofocus (PDAF) in their full-frame and Micro Four Thirds Lumix mirrorless cameras? Well… Maybe. This is…

Sigma full-frame Foveon still delayed but it may come with phase detection autofocus

Nov 7, 2022
John Aldred

In an interview with Imaging Resource, Sigma CEO Kazuto Yamaki has announced that there is a new delay with Foveon sensor development. It sounds like…

This $12 iPhone app gives you remote focus and LiDAR autofocus on your Blackmagic cameras

Aug 21, 2022
John Aldred

No matter what camera you use, the ability to focus remotely is a wonderful thing. And if you’re filming yourself, it can often be invaluable….

Nikon Z9 is the first Z camera to get DSLR-like focus speeds with adapted F mount AF-S lenses

Jul 15, 2022
John Aldred

When Nikon started shifting over from the screw-drive autofocus system of their regular F mount AF lenses to their AF-S system they started adding autofocus…

Canon Australia issues recall on Canon EOS R5c bodies due to autofocus problems

Mar 23, 2022
John Aldred

Canon Australia has issued a recall for early shipments of the video-centric Canon EOS R5c mirrorless cinema camera. According to the recall, this is due…

Don’t use our new lens technology if you have a pacemaker says Nikon

Mar 8, 2022
Alex Baker

Nikon has warned that people should avoid using their new auto-focus system in their latest mirrorless lenses if they have a pacemaker fitted. The lenses…

New patent shows Canon still working on Quad Pixel Autofocus

Jan 14, 2022
John Aldred

Since the announcement of Canon’s Dual Pixel Autofocus system, introduced with the Canon EOS 70D, we kind of knew that Quad Pixel Autofocus would be…

TTArtisan announces its first autofocus lens for five full-frame and APS-C cameras

Sep 30, 2021
John Aldred

TTArtisan, famous for its inexpensive manual focus lenses has decided to go autofocus, and they’ve done it in quite a big way coming to five…