In conjunction with their X-T30 announcement, Fujifilm has announced a new lens and firmware updates coming to their existing cameras. The new lens, a 16mm F2.8 R WR will be a compact, weather-sealed 24mm-equivalent (full-frame equivalent) lens positioned as a companion to the existing popular 23mm, 35mm, and 50mm WR primes from Fuji.
Canon has announced the second full-frame camera in their mirrorless lineup: the EOS RP. Advertised as lightweight and compact, the new camera has a 26 megapixel sensor with Canon’s Dual Pixel AF system, 4K recording, a fully-articulating LCD screen, and a DIGIC 8 processor for great low-light performance. Six RF-mount lenses have also been announced to be in development for release later this year.
Nikon has announced the latest in their mirrorless lens lineup: a ZF 24-70mm F2.8S. Widely considered a workhorse focal length, the 24-70mm F2.8 is a versatile lens with a bright aperture. This particular iteration has been designed as a lighter and smaller version in comparison to Nikon’s F-mount 24-70mm F2.8, and has been highly anticipated by users of the Z6 and Z7 mirrorless cameras released by Nikon last year.
Fujifilm has announced the X-T30, the successor to their mid-level X-T20 and the little brother to the X-T3. The camera features a slightly redesigned body in comparison to the X-T20 including a joystick control popular on other Fuji models, but the guts of the camera really reflect much of the X-T3.
As a key part of the Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival, the Banff Mountain Book Competition celebrates mountain-themed literature in all forms, from narrative to guidebooks, poetry to photo books. The internationally-recognized competition awards over $16,000 in cash across different categories, including Mountain Image. Submissions open on February 19th, 2019.