It says Olympus on the front, but the OM System OM-1 is about the future, not the past. It may still produce 20MP files, but a quad-pixel AF Stacked CMOS sensor, 50 fps shooting with full AF and genuine, IP rated, weather sealing show OM Digital Solutions' ambition. See what we thought.
Articles tagged "micro-four-thirds"
videoMar 2, 2022 at 15:00
We've been getting a lot of questions about the two new cameras introduced this month: the OM System OM-1 and Panasonic GH6. Chris and Jordan decided to answer some of the most popular ones – including the one about Chris' fireplace.
Feb 22, 2022 at 01:00
The Lumix DC-GH6 is the latest video-centric hybrid Micro Four Thirds camera from Panasonic that brings a slew of new and improved features and specifications over its four-year-old predecessor, the GH5S.
Feb 9, 2022 at 18:28
Panasonic has posted a countdown timer to the livestream release of its forthcoming GH6 Micro Four Thirds mirrorless camera system, which is set to be revealed at 1am UTC / 8pm EST on February 22, 2022.
lens newsFeb 9, 2022 at 18:08
Chinese optics manufacturer TTArtisan has announced it's joining the Micro Four Thirds System Standard, paving the way for more affordable manual lenses for Micro Four Thirds camera systems and potentially 'chipped' versions of its current MFT offerings.
Nov 7, 2021 at 15:47
OM Digital Solutions – the company that's bought the Olympus imaging division – has just launched the M.Zuiko Digital ED 20mm F1.4 PRO. Click through for a closer look.
lens newsNov 4, 2021 at 06:00
OM Digital Solutions has just launched the first lens under its new brand, 'OM SYSTEM'. The M.Zuiko Digital ED 20mm F1.4 PRO is billed as a high-performing, fast and lightweight (247g / 8.7oz) prime lens for Micro Four Thirds.
OM Digital Solutions announces development of 20mm F1.4 and 40-150mm F4.0 PRO lenses, updates lens roadmap
Sep 9, 2021 at 12:40
OM Digital Solutions has revealed it's developing two new PRO series lenses for Micro Four Thirds camera systems and has updated its lens roadmap to highlight three new upcoming lenses.
Jul 12, 2021 at 12:36
The new YN455 camera features a 20MP Micro Four Thirds sensor, a MFT lens mount and is powered by Android 10. For now though, it appears to be available only in China.
lens newsJun 9, 2021 at 06:00
Olympus has added a new lens to its 'Pro' lineup of Micro Four Thirds lenses: the M.Zuiko 8-25mm F4. The lens, equivalent to 16-50mm, has numerous special elements, a manual focus clutch and is weather-sealed to IPX1 standards.
camera newsMay 25, 2021 at 14:00
Panasonic has announced the Lumix DC-GH5 II (GH5M2), an update to the GH5 which adds a newer processor, improved autofocus performance and additional video settings.
lens newsApr 15, 2021 at 15:32
Micro Four Thirds users can now enjoy the Speedmaster 35mm F0.95 Mark II manual lens that was previously limited to Canon EF-M, Fujifilm X and Sony E mount camera systems.
lens newsDec 18, 2020 at 15:22
The lens joins the 7.5mm F2 Zero-D MFT lens from Venus Optics, making it the second 'Zero-Distortion' MFT lens in Venus Optics' lineup.
Netflix approves Panasonic BGH1 for productions, making it the first Micro Four Thirds camera on the list
Dec 17, 2020 at 18:57
Aside from being the first Micro Four Thirds camera on the list, it's easily the most affordable. This also means Panasonic now has two prosumer-grade cameras on the list, as the S1H was added last year.
camera newsOct 13, 2020 at 14:00
The Panasonic DC-BGH1 isn't your typical Micro Four Thirds camera. It's all about video, and despite looking somewhat spartan on the outside, it's full of features that will appeal to video pros and enthusiasts.
camera newsSep 23, 2020 at 14:06
The Alice Camera intends to shake up the photo market and introduce the new technology the major manufacturers have failed to implement. It combines a MFT sensor and lens mount with a clamp for your smartphone, and an app and lots of AI to create the pictures
lens newsSep 16, 2020 at 14:09
The fully-manual lens costs just under $400 and features a 34mm full-frame equivalent focal length when attached to a Micro Four Thirds camera.
camera newsAug 4, 2020 at 06:00
Olympus has announced the OM-D E-M10 IV, a compact Micro Four Thirds camera that adds a 20MP sensor, a flip-down touchscreen, improved autofocus and USB charging to an already capable camera.
May 26, 2020 at 19:04
The E2-M4 features Raw video shooting (when attached to an external recorder), 13 stops of dynamic range and 4K 10-bit video at up to 160fps.
videoMay 23, 2020 at 07:00
Title fight! In one corner we have the new Olympus E-M1 Mark III. In the other is the Panasonic G9 – two years old, but sporting an impressive mid-life firmware update. Find out who wins the battle for Micro Four Thirds supremacy!
Feb 20, 2020 at 15:06
The joint announcement was made by Olympus and Panasonic, who warmly welcomed the trio to the Micro Four Thirds System standard.
lens newsFeb 19, 2020 at 15:27
Cosina Japan has announced the release of a new Micro Four Thirds lens, the Voigtlander Nokton 60mm F0.95.
Feb 17, 2020 at 15:29
The lens is the second in Vazen's Micro Four Thirds anamorphic lineup, which will be rounded out with a third lens 'in the coming months.'
videoFeb 12, 2020 at 06:00
Chris and Jordan traveled to Costa Rica to test the new Olympus E-M1 Mark III. Will Chris survive the crocodiles? Will Jordan's audition tape for the next reboot of Baywatch make your head spin? Watch to get answers to these and other important questions.
camera newsFeb 12, 2020 at 06:00
Four months after launching it in the Asia-Pacific market, Olympus is bringing its PEN E-PL10 camera system across the pond to North America.
Jan 15, 2020 at 19:18
Sharp's 8K Video Camera has once again been showcased at CES, this time with more details on what the camera will offer and when it will be available.
Dec 4, 2019 at 20:18
Canadian retailer Back-Gear is offering a modified 'Ribcage' version of the Sony RX0 II that features a passive MFT mount for manual lenses.
lens newsOct 21, 2019 at 14:28
The new full-manual Laowa 17mm F1.8 MFT weighs just 172g and is set to ship 'late October' for just $149.
camera newsOct 17, 2019 at 06:00
The PEN E-PL10 remains largely unchanged from its predecessor aside from the redesigned display and a few software additions.
videoSep 26, 2019 at 16:37
The new 47MP sensor, officially called the IMX492LQJ, can shoot 10-bit 17:9 crop video at up to 30 fps.
lens newsSep 11, 2019 at 14:27
The delays will only affect shipments to Japan, according to a Venus Optics spokesperson.
The Panasonic Leica DG 10-25mm F1.7 is the fastest wide zoom available for the Micro Four Thirds system. We've been shooting with it for a few weeks and are impressed with what we've seen thus far. Check out our sample gallery and judge for yourself.
Jul 10, 2019 at 13:00
Based on reader feedback, we've updated our selections for best travel zoom and best tele-zoom lenses in our Micro Four Thirds lens buying guide.
Jul 10, 2019 at 00:21
Whether you're new to the Micro Four Thirds system or a seasoned veteran, there are plenty of lenses available for you. We've used pretty much all of them, and in this guide we're giving your our recommendations for the best MFT lenses for various situations.
camera newsApr 5, 2019 at 08:00
Panasonic has announced the Lumix DC-G95 (G90 in some regions), which is a modest step up from the G85 (G80). The major changes include a bump in resolution to 20MP, a refined design, built-in V-LogL and a headphone socket.
lens newsApr 5, 2019 at 08:00
Panasonic has released a 'Mark II' version of its versatile Lumix G Vario 14-140mm F3.5-5.6 ASPH Power OIS lens. The 14-140 II has the same optics as the original model, but adds a degree of weather-sealing. It will be available in May for $599.
lens newsApr 4, 2019 at 20:42
Venus Optics has announced a Micro Four Thirds version of its 9mm F2.8 Zero-D lens, adding to the Fuji X, Sony E, Canon EF-M and DJI DL versions.
Apr 4, 2019 at 14:51
Electronics giant Sharp has officially joined the Micro Four Thirds system according to a brief statement on the Olympus global website.
lens newsSep 25, 2018 at 12:12
Micro Four Thirds users will soon get a super fast, constant aperture wide angle zoom.
Aug 24, 2018 at 15:32
Meike has launched a new 25mm T2.2 cine lens for Micro Four Third (MFT) camera systems.
May 14, 2018 at 18:43
hähnel has extended its range of radio-triggered Modus 600RT flash units with a model for Micro Four Thirds cameras. The unit can be used directly in the hotshoe as a standalone flash, or within a group of flashes as a TTL commander or a slave using radio or optical communication.
mobileMay 10, 2018 at 18:44
The clip-on camera for smartphones follows a very similar concept to Sony's QX-cameras, the Olympus Air, DxO One or the Kodak PixPro models.
lens newsSep 23, 2017 at 14:46
The new iZugar 3.25mm F2.5 super fisheye lens offers an insane 220-degree angle of view. That means it can basically see behind itself... good luck keeping your feet out of the shot.
May 26, 2017 at 18:31
An honest defense of the system's merits, with photos as proof.
Apr 10, 2017 at 19:01
Boxfish Research has announced the Boxfish 360, a 5K camera equipped with multiple Panasonic Micro Four Thirds sensors able to capture spherical photos and video. Read more
lens newsOct 20, 2016 at 18:37
A Japanese company has a series of Micro Four Thirds lenses in the works that provide a 250° field of view. Read more
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