Panasonic has announced its latest mid-range mirrorless camera, in the shape of the Lumix GX80 (or GX85 depending on where you live). Headline attractions of the Micro Four Thirds shooter include super-steady shooting thanks to a combo...Show More Summary
After a few years of building image stabilisation into its G Vario lenses, Panasonic has pulled a quick about-face and joined Olympus in incorporating said stabilisation directly into the sensors in its Micro Four Thirds cameras. The...Show More Summary
Introducing the GX85 / GX80 The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 (known as the GX80 outside of North America) is Panasonic's latest mid-range Micro Four Thirds model. It sits in the company's 'GX' series which is used to denote that it's targeted...Show More Summary
The DJI Inspire 1 Raw Edition quadcopter with Micro Four Thirds Zenmuse X5R camera will begin shipping on March 28, the company has announced. Additionally, DJI plans to start shipping the standalone Zenmuse X5R camera on March 31 for those who want to buy it separately. Show More Summary
This micro four thirds camera is bigger than most in its class, but its fantastic image quality is an acceptable tradeoff for the extra bulk. The post Review: Panasonic Lumix GX8 appeared first on WIRED.
Among all its releases at CP+ 2016, Sigma's 30mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary lens is the smallest in size, but its wide aperture should help it pack an image quality punch. Designed for Micro Four Thirds cameras and Sony E-Mount, the Sigma...Show More Summary
With the start of CP+ 2016 just one day away, Panasonic is introducing the Lumix G Vario 12-60mm F3.5-5.6 ASPH Power O.I.S. to its family of Micro Four Thirds lenses. Featuring a splash and dustproof design, the lens is compatible with Panasonic's Dual IS feature, currently available on the Lumix DMC-GX8. Show More Summary
Chinese lens maker Zhongyi Optics has added M42, Canon FD and Minolta MD lens adapters to its second-generation Lens Turbo lineup for Micro Four Thirds cameras. Like Metabones' Speedboosters, the adapters shorten the effective focal length, increasing the F-number by one stop and partially negating the crop factor. Show More Summary
Olympus and Panasonic have long been expanding Micro Four Thirds’ lens selection, and at CES 2016, the former introduced a new 300mm F4 to fill an important gap for wildlife and sports photographers. It’s one of Olympus’ Pro-series lenses, meaning an all-metal construction and professional-grade weather sealing. Show More Summary
Panasonic aims to bring cinema-style video techniques into the hands of more users with a new high-end camcorder introduced at CES. The company also introduced a pair of advanced compact cameras and a new 100-400mm f/4-6.3 telephoto lens–the longest focal length available for the Micro Four Thirds system. Show More Summary
Its 300mm f4 IS Pro sounds great for birders and sports photographers who shoot Micro Four Thirds.
Though small by dSLR standards, its new pro 300mm lens is pretty big for a system used to more compact lenses.
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 300mm F4 IS Pro The weather-sealed M.Zuiko Digital ED 300mm F4 IS Pro is the latest in the company's range of high-end 'Pro' lenses for the Micro Four Thirds system and the fifth such lens to date. Like the...Show More Summary
The company debuts a relatively compact 100-400mm Micro Four Thirds lens at CES 2016.
Hands-on with the Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmar 100-400mm F4-6.3 lens Panasonic has just announced the Leica DG Vario-Elmar 100-400mm F4-6.3 Leica DG Vario-Elmar lens for its LUMIX G range of Micro Four Thirds System cameras. We'veShow More Summary
Panasonic is adding a high-end super telephoto zoom lens to the Micro Four Thirds lineup: the Leica DG Vario-Elmar 100-400mm F4-6.3 ASPH. This lens has the longest focal length of any MFT lens, and Panasonic promises fast autofocus thanks...Show More Summary
As announced on Friday, Panasonic has just released new firmware that enables a post-capture refocusing feature in some of its cameras that run 4K video on a Micro Four Thirds sensor. We got hold of a pre-release copy of the firmware and have been able to try it out on the Lumix DMC-GX8 body. Read more
The $500 E-M10 is the entry level model in Olympus’s respected OM-D range. It has a 16 megapixel Micro Four Thirds sensor that they claim can compete with the larger sensors found in entry level DSLRs. The model I reviewed came with the 14–42mm, f/3.5-5.6 Zuiko Power Zoom Pancake kit lens, available now from Amazon for $500. Show More Summary
Chinese lens manufacturer Shenyang Zhongyi Optics has redesigned the optical construction of is Turbo Adapter that allows Micro Four Thirds users to mount Nikon and Canon lenses to their cameras. The details are slight, but the company...Show More Summary
Chinese optics company Shenyang Zhongyi Optical and Electronic has announced that it is adding a super-fast standard lens to its range designed for the Micro Four Thirds system. The new 25mm lens features a maximum aperture of F0.95 but has a very small and lightweight body. Read more