FujiFilm has released an extensive firmware upgrade for its X-T2 ‘APS-C’ mirrorless camera. Firmware Version 4.0 adds no fewer than nine new features or improvements, including F.Log internal recording for video, Full HD recording at 120 fps (for slow-mo effects), increased low-light sensitivity, We’ve always maintained that SoNy has its eye on the number one spot in the interchangeable lens camera (ILC) business and this has been confirmed at a recent presentation by the company in Tokyo. Interestingly, Sony says it aims to get there by the end of 2020, which really isn’t all that far away. Sony ranked number one in both mirrorless cameras and ‘premium’ compact digital cameras in 2017, and upgraded continuous AF operation, focus bracketing (for up to 999 frames with an adjustable shift), flicker detection and compatibility with the new Fujinon MK series of X mount cinematography lenses. For more information visit www.fujifilm.com.au currently ranks sits behind Canon and Nikon in the total still camera market with a 20 percent share overall (19 percent in ILCs, 26 percent in DSCs). With the A7 III, A7R III and A9 already ramping up Sony’s ILC program (plus a swag of new FE mount lenses), the company is promising to further “strengthen products” with the objective of becoming “the top brand in the overall camera market”. Look out world!