Last year, Olympus Singapore loaned me a pre-launch unit of their new STF-8 Twin Macro Flash, together with their OMD-EM1 Mk1 and M.Zuiko Digital ED 60mm f/2.8 Macro for a test-run in the field. I’ve had the set for about a week — it...Show More Summary
Anyone who is into photography knows that the lenses are the most expensive part in the bag. The larger the aperture or f-stop of the lens, the more light is coming in which is better for dimly lit scenes. Consequently, the price of the larger glass can burn a hole in one’s pocket. Show More Summary
One of the shortcomings of smaller image sensors is obtaining adequate exposure in dim lighting situations. Anyone used to sub full-frame cameras or just dull kit lenses has felt this pain. To gain appropriate exposure you’ll eitherShow More Summary
Following my recent post on the reasons why I switched from Micro Four Thirds to Full Frame mirrorless, I thought I should share my thoughts on lenses which work well for the A7 series. As a Sony A7RII user, new to Sony, the choice of lenses is not far from infinite. This is both a […] The post What lenses should you use for the Sony A7 Series? appeared first on DIY Photography.
If you’re thinking about moving to micro four thirds or buying the E-M1 Mark II… maybe read this first, it may actually save you money down the line. For the past year and a half I have been shooting both the top of the range MFT and A7RII on professional assignments. Show More Summary
If you're seeking the most features and flexibility for your money, get this compact Micro Four Thirds camera. The post Best Camera for the Money: Panasonic Lumix GX85 appeared first on WIRED.
The M1 mirrorless camera from YI Technology was one of the biggest surprises at this year’s Photokina A company known for Action cameras, dash cams and home monitoring devices was now getting into the “real camera” market. With the way things are right now, it’s a very brave move. Show More Summary
The small design and relatively low price of the GX85 make it a good starter Micro Four Thirds camera, or one well-suited for travel. The post Review: Panasonic Lumix GX85 appeared first on WIRED.
One of the most exciting announcements from Photokina this year was Olympus' OM-D E-M1 Mark II, the major upgrade to the camera company's top-end Micro Four Thirds SLR-style camera. We now know how much it'll cost and exactly when you can get your hands on one in Australia. More »
The Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II, the successor to Olympus’ pro-level micro four thirds camera body, will go on sale from the end of December 2016, the company revealed today. The E-M1 Mark II will be priced at $1999.99 in the U.S., and $2,499.99 in Canada. Show More Summary
Gear When wide isn't quite wide enough. This fisheye lens is so wide it can shoot VR video all by itself.
The new digital PEN-F takes that legacy of simple, compact design and wraps it around a best-in-class 20MP Micro Four Thirds sensor. The post Review: Olympus PEN-F appeared first on WIRED.
If you wanted to buy the Lensbaby Sweet, Twist 60 and Velvet separately, you’d be spending over $1,000. Now, you can get all three for only $279.95. At least, you can if you shoot Sony E, Fuji X or Micro Four Thirds. Lensbaby have today announced the new Lensbaby Trio 28mm f/3.5 lens which combines [...]Show More Summary
You may know Yi Technologies from its action cameras or its fancy, carbon-fiber drones, but at Photokina, the company launched its first mirrorless Micro Four Thirds camera, the Yi M1. Sporting a 20 mpx Sony IMX269 sensor, a high-quality 3-inch touch-screen and a raft of sharing-friendly features, it’s crashing into a space that has been stale for a while. Read More
With Photokina coming it is no surprise that many announcements are reeling in. Olympus just Olympus announces the uber retro Pen E-PL8 Micro Four Thirds camera (pre-order here). The PEN E-PL8, follows the Olympus line of retro cameras only doing it with more style. So this camera has quite a design dialog with the recently announced [...]Show More Summary
XiaoYi, an associated brand of Xiaomi, has introduced M1, a Micro Four Thirds mirrorless camera that promises solid performance on a budget.
Olympus is going all out with its announcements at Photokina, including a suite of new pro lenses. Kicking things off is the 25mm F1.2, which finally gives Micro Four Thirds cameras a super-bright normal lens. Like a few of Olympus’Show More Summary
Well, this is a bit of a surprise. Yi Technology, yup, the action camera people, have announced that they are releasing a micro four thirds mirrorless camera. They’re also bringing out two new lenses to go along with it, a 12-40mm f/3.5-5.6 and a 42.5mm f/1.8. Called the Yi M1, the new camera is built on a [...]Show More Summary
The latest out of Xiaomi's ecosystem partner XiaoYi is a $330 mirrorless camera dubbed the Yi M1 that looks awfully familiar. The Micro Four Thirds mirrorless camera features a 20.16MP Sony IMX269 imaging sensor, offering a mechanical...Show More Summary
Hands-on with Hasselblad X1D One of the most remarkable things about the Hasselblad X1D is its size. It is smaller than the average DSLR and only just as big as the larger Micro Four Thirds camera bodies – which is quite something for a medium format camera. Show More Summary