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Articles tagged "micro-four-thirds"
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
reviewOct 11, 2016 at 16:40
The Sigma 30mm F1.4 DN DC Contemporary was announced in February 2016, and sits atop Sigma's line of DN mirrorless lenses, with a 2-stop advantage over their previous 30mm F2.8 offering. As a Micro Four Thirds lens, how does it compare to the Panasonic Leica 25mm F1.4? Read more
The E-PL8 valiantly takes place at the bottom of Olympus' Micro Four Thirds lineup, but don't assume that makes it low-end. We take a closer look at this refreshed entry-level shooter to see if the changes are only skin deep. Read more
camera newsSep 19, 2016 at 11:15
Panasonic is working on the Lumix GH5 which will include 4K/60p video and a 6K Photo mode. Read more
sample galleryJun 20, 2016 at 19:54
Panasonic's 12mm F1.4 brings a weather-resistant, fast 24mm equivalent prime to the Micro Four Thirds system, with a build quality and price tag that scream premium. We've been out shooting it on the Panasonic GX8. See gallery
Jun 15, 2016 at 04:00
Panasonic has just announced a new prime lens for Micro Four Thirds. The Lumix G Leica DG Summilux 12mm F1.4 ASPH is a metal-bodied prime that provides an equivalent focal length of 24mm in full-frame terms. And we've got one in our hands. See more
lens newsJun 15, 2016 at 04:00
Panasonic is introducing a new prime lens to the Micro Four Thirds family: the dustproof and splashproof Lumix G Leica DG Summilux 12mm F1.4 ASPH. Read more
Mar 25, 2016 at 19:05
The DJI Inspire 1 Raw Edition quadcopter with Micro Four Thirds Zenmuse X5R camera will begin shipping on March 28, the company has announced. Read more
lens newsFeb 24, 2016 at 04:00
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. Read more
lens newsFeb 23, 2016 at 05:00
Sigma has added two new fast-aperture lenses to its Art and Contemporary lineups. For owners of Canon, Nikon and Sigma APS-C bodies there's the 50-100mm F1.8 DC HSM Art, which is equivalent to 75-150mm. This lens has a redesigned Hyper Sonic Motor, nine-blade rounded aperture and internal zoom. The other lens is for Sony E-mount and Micro Four Thirds bodies, and it's a fast 30mm F1.4 prime, equivalent to 45mm and 60mm, respectively. Read more
first impressionsJan 27, 2016 at 18:18
With its new 20MP sensor, high-resolution electronic viewfinder and slick rangefinder styling, the new Olympus PEN-F has been receiving Texas-sized portions of praise around the DPReview offices. But it's not all southern hospitality for the PEN series' newest flagship. DPReview writer Carey Rose been shooting with it in Austin all week; find out how it fared. Read more
camera newsJan 27, 2016 at 06:00
Olympus has announced the revival of its classic 1960s half-frame film camera in digital form – the 20MP PEN-F. The first digital PEN to feature a built-in viewfinder, it offers an impressive 2.36 Million-dot OLED panel as well as a fully articulating LCD. Read more
Jan 13, 2016 at 02:09
Chinese lens maker Zhongyi Optics has added M42, Canon FD and Minolta MD lens adapters to its second-gen Lens Turbo lineup for Micro Four Thirds cameras. Like Metabones' Speedboosters, the adapters shorten the effective focal length, reducing the F-number by a stop and partially negating the crop factor. Read more
Jan 6, 2016 at 03:00
Recently we got a chance to take a close look at Olympus's brand new M.Zuiko Digital 300mm F4 IS Pro - which the company says is the sharpest lens it's ever made. Join us for a walk-through of the lens' features, capabilities and fine details. Read more
lens newsJan 6, 2016 at 03:00
Olympus has launched the M.Zuiko Digital ED 300mm F4 IS Pro, which it claims it the sharpest lens in its lineup. The 600mm equivalent prime lens features built-in IS that also works in conjunction with the OM-D E-M1 and E-M5 II bodies to offer 6 stops of stabilization, measured to CIPA standards - the best we've yet encountered. Olympus says it expects the lens to be used for bird photography, landscape and sports. Read more
lens newsJan 5, 2016 at 18:45
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 is equivalent to a whopping 200-800mm when attached to a MFT body and features much-needed 'Power' optical image stabilization to keep things steady. The lens has several aspherical and extra low dispersion elements, a nine-blade aperture, and a minimum focus distance of 1.3m. The lens also features a compact tripod collar that rotates with the camera and it's weather-sealed, too. More details
Oct 22, 2015 at 20:35
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 says the configuration is completely different, although still using four elements, and new coatings have been applied to reduce flare and increase contrast. Read more
lens newsSep 12, 2015 at 00:27
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
Sep 11, 2015 at 01:10
Drone maker DJI has announced a pair of Micro Four Thirds aerial cameras including a model that can shoot lossless 4K Raw footage. The Zenmuse X5 and X5R are built around 16MP Four Thirds sensors, are compatible with a handful of small Micro Four Thirds lenses and can be flown on the company's Inspire 1 drones. Read more
Jul 24, 2015 at 19:24
Caldwell Photographic and Metabones have announced the Speed Booster Ultra for Micro Four Thirds: an updated design that uses more sophisticated glass and has been optimized for use with the relatively thick Micro Four Thirds filter stack. The latest Canon version also gains AF-S autofocus when used with Panasonic cameras: an improvement available via firmware update for existing users. Read more
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