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Sigma Patent for 8mm f/1.8 Fisheye MFT Lens


Sigma has filed a new patent in Japan. The new patent refers to a bright 8mm f/1.8 Fisheye designed for Micro Four Thirds cameras. A bright ultra wide-angle prime such as Sigma 8mm f/1.8 will be great for users of Micro Four Thirds system. However we have to underline that this is only the patent application. So don’t expect the product become available onContinue Reading

Olympus E-M1 Mark II release date set for December, 2016


Olympus E-M1 Mark II release date is now scheduled for December, 2016. It is almost confirmed that the new Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II mirrorless camera will start shipping in the first week of December, 2016. The company will have a major try out event for the flagship Micro Four Thirds camera with journalist during the first week of November. The planned shipping date wereContinue Reading

Lensbaby Trio 28mm f/3.5 lens announced for mirrorless cameras


Lens baby has announced the Trio 28mm f/3.5 lens designed specifically for mirrorless camera users. Lensbaby Trio 28mm f/3.5 lens features a compact 3-in-1 lens design that combines their Twist, Velvet & Sweet selective focus optics into a single lens. A simple rotation of the lens lets you switch between the three effects. Focusing is done using theContinue Reading

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 30mm 1:3.5 Macro Lens Announced


Olympus has unveiled the M.Zuiko Digital ED 30mm 1:3.5 Macro lens for Micro four Thirds system cameras. This is a new macro lens with a maximum reproduction ratio of 1.25:1 and a close-focus point of 9.5cm. It is claimed to autofocus faster than previous Olympus macro lenses. Another crucial feature for would-be nature specialists is the lens’ near-silentContinue Reading

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 25mm 1:1.2 PRO Lens Announced


Olympus has announced the M.Zuiko Digital ED 25mm 1:1.2 PRO standard prime lens. The 25mm F1.2 Pro is a bright portrait lens with a 50mm equivalent focal length. The ground-up splashproof and dustproof design promises high resolution wide-open, as well as fast autofocus and well-controlled chromatic aberration. Additionally, the lens boasts a “very fast” AF andContinue Reading

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-100mm 1:4.0 IS PRO Announced


Olympus has announced the M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-100mm F4 IS Pro all-around zoom lens. Designed for Micro Four Thirds cameras, the standard zoom provides 24-200mm equivalent focal length in 35mm format with a constant maximum aperture. Dust-, splash- and freezeproof, this professional-grade travel zoom features. Combined with Olympus’ 5-axis IBIS, it can offer up to 6.5 stops ofContinue Reading

Olympus E-M1 Mark II development announced


Olympus has announced the development of the E-M1 Mark II flagship camera. The OM-D E-M1 Mark II will feature a 20MP Micro Four Thirds image sensor. It is able to shoot at up to 18fps in Raw, with autofocus or 60 frames per second at full-resolution Raw without AF. The camera has 121 cross-type AFContinue Reading

US prices of Olympus E-PL8 camera and new MFT lenses leaked


US prices of upcoming Olympus E-PL8 camera and the new MFT lenses has been leaked online. According to the leaked price list, the E-PL8 camera will be priced for $650 body only. The 12-100mm f/4 Pro will have price of $1,300 while the 25mm f/1.2 PRO lens will cost $1,200. The 30mm f/3.5 Macro lens will be selling for $300. Few moreContinue Reading

Venus Optics announces Laowa 7.5mm F2 for MFT and 15mm F2 FE Zero-D


Venus Optics has announced the new Laowa 7.5mm F2 and 15mm F2 FE Zero-D lenses. The Laowa 15mm F2 FE Zero-D is the world’s fastest lens for Sony full frame E-mount cameras. The Laowa 7.5mm F2 is the world’s widest optic for Micro Four Thirds cameras. The new Laowa lenses for both MFT and Sony E-mount cameras willContinue Reading

Olympus 30mm f/3.5 Macro, 25mm f/1.2, 12-100mm f/4 Lens Images


First images of the upcoming Olympus 30mm f/3.5 Macro, 25mm f/1.2 and 12-100mm f/4 lenses has been leaked online. Photokina is the worlds biggest digital imaging event and photo enthusiasts welcome new products in the industry from all brands. Olympus will unveil these three new lenses at Photokina 2016. Aimed at professional sports photographers, the Olympus E-M1 Mark II model is also rumoredContinue Reading