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First Panasonic GH5 reviews and samples

First Panasonic GH5 reviews and samples started to surface on the web. In this post we’ll try to cover several reviews, samples and videos on these sites. The Panasonic Lumix GH5 is slated to go on sale in the US market in late March 2017. Body-only price of the Micro Four Thirds camera is set at $1,999.Continue Reading

SLR Magic 8mm f/4 lens announced for Micro Four Thirds

SLR Magic 8mm f/4 lens officially announced for Micro Four Thirds cameras. The wide-angle lens offers a 16mm focal lenght in 35mm format. It is ideal for aerial photography as well as multi-camera setup 360 VR. The US price of SLR Magic 8mm f/4 lens is $349 (check availability). It will be available from authorized SLR Magic dealersContinue Reading

Kowa Prominar 90mm f/2.5 MFT lens displayed at the CP+ 2017

New Kowa Prominar 90mm f/2.5 lens has been on display at CP+ 2017 show. Designed for Micro Four Thirds system cameras this is a high-definition macro lens. Kowa Prominar already has three models in their MFT lenses lineup. They are the 8.5mm f/2.8, 12mm f/1.8, 25mm f/1.8 prime optics. The Kowa Prominar 90mm f/2.5 macro lens will provide a 35mm focalContinue Reading

Panasonic 8-18mm and 50-200mm Lenses To Be Announced in Late 2017

Panasonic is planning to release 8-18mm f/2.8-4.0 and 50-200mm f/2.8-4.0 lenses in late 2017. Both lenses are expected to be announced in late Summer around September, 2017. The trio of Leica DG lenses consists of 8-18mm wide-angle, 12-60mm standart zoom and 50-200mm telephoto zoom. All these lenses will provide f/2.8 and f/4 aperture through out the zoom range.Continue Reading

Best Lenses for Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II Camera

Best lenses for Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II camera are listed below for Micro Four Thirds users. Here are the top rated OM-D E-M1 Mark II lenses. Announced back in late, 2016, the E-M1II MFT camera has several improvements over its predecessor. The camera offers a faster processor, higher resolution, better AF and a stabilization system with a 6.5 stops of shake correction. Check this quickContinue Reading

Panasonic updates G85, GX85 and 100-400mm lens firmware

Panasonic has released a new firmware update for its G85, GX85 mirrorless cameras and 100-400mm lens. Firmware Ver.1.2 for G85 and GX85 both reduces the operation noise during the shooting standby or the motion picture recording. Dual I.S.2 function also comes to 100-400mm lens paired with the G85 upgrade. More details about these upgrade can be found below withContinue Reading

Olympus 17mm f/1.2 PRO lens is on the horizon

Olympus is allegedly working on a new 17mm f/1.2 PRO lens which will be announced sometime in 2017. According to latest rumors the company might show new lens prototypes at the CP+ show this February. One of them could be the Olympus 17mm f/1.2 PRO lens. Although the release date and specifications of this lens are not yet known, itContinue Reading

New Subal Housing for Panasonic GX85

Subal announces a new housing for the Panasonic GX85 mirrorless interchangeable lens camera. The new Subal housing for Panasonic GX85 provides access to all camera functions including the ability to open and close the built-in flash. The ergonomic SUBAL design and arrangement of all important elements of the housing allows the camera an easy operation withoutContinue Reading

Olympus E-M1 Mark II review : Best MFT Sensor Yet

Olympus E-M1 Mark II sensor review and test results published by DxOMark. The flagship Micro Four Thirds camera achieved a score of 80 and becomes the best performing MFT sensor yet. The OM-D E-M1’s Mark II series achieved a score above both the GX8 and GH4 ratings. As we know this is a newly developed 20.4-MP Live MOS sensorContinue Reading