Archive: Tag: Micro Four Thirds

Video Review : BEST Olympus cameras ever made

Yes, this is a relative and variable question for everyone. Which are the best Olympus cameras ever made? Peter Forsgård published a video review and made a list of the best Olympus cameras ever made.

By the way BCN+R has published sales numbers of interchangeable lens mirrorless cameras sold in Japan in 2020. OIympus E-M10 Mark III beat out the rivals and win the no #1 of mirrorless cameras.

See also : Best Lenses for Olympus E-M1 Mark III and Best Memory Cards for Olympus E-M1 Mark III.

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OIympus E-M10 Mark III is Japan’s No #1 Mirrorless Camera of 2020

BCN+R has published sales numbers of interchangeable lens mirrorless cameras sold in Japan in 2020. OIympus E-M10 Mark III beat out the rivals and win the no #1 of mirrorless cameras.

BCN+R is a major national consumer electronics retailer that has been collecting and aggregating daily point-of-sale data for years. The organization published its top ten list of sales for interchangeable lens mirrorless cameras in 2020 and Olympus wins the top spot. See the full ranking: Continue reading…

New Samyang 14mm T3.1 MK2 VDSLR Cine Lens

Samyang announces the addition of a wide 14mm focal length to its recently introduced VDSLR MK2 cine-lens series. Launched in August 2020, this new series is a compact and versatile cine lens range, enhanced with new features. The MK2 line-up now comprises 5 of the most-used focal lengths: 14mm (T3.1), 24mm (T1.5), 35mm (T1.5), 50mm (T1.5) and 85mm (T1.5). Fast T-stop values, renowned image quality and enhanced user-friendly features are available in 7 different camera mounts, with full-frame coverage.

Designed for videographers. The lens covers the full-frame, and is available in a number of lens mounts including Canon EF, EF-M, RF, Sony E, Micro Four Thirds, Fujifilm X-Mount, and Nikon F. Continue reading…

Venus Optics Announced New f/0,95 Argus Lenses for Sony E, Fuji X and MFT

Venus Optics announced new “Argus” lenses with f/0,95 aperture. New f/0,95 Argus lenses are available in Sony E, Fuji X and MFT mounts. The names of these lenses are 25mm f/0,95 for MFT, 33mm f/0,95 for Fuji X, 35mm and 45mm f/0,95 for Sony E.

  1. 25mm f/0,95 for MFT
  2. 33mm f/0,95 for Fuji X
  3. 35mm f/0,95 for Sony E
  4. 45mm f/0,95 for Sony E

The lenses will be available in Q2-Q3 and preorders should open soon. Venus Optics lenses are sold at Adorama and B&H.

Video About Olympus Firmware Updates: Bird Tracking and ProRes Raw

As you know a new firmware update adds bird detection autofocus to the E-M1X. So Does bird detect AF make the Olympus E-M1X a crazy bird finding machine? DPReview TV published a video review to find an answer to this question.

Olympus released a new firmware update. Version 3.4 for the OM-D E-M1 Mark IIVersion 2.0 for the OM-D E-M1X and Version 1.2 for OM-D E-M1 Mark III now available for download. Continue reading…

Venus Optics Unveils Laowa 10mm f/2 Zero-D MFT Lens

Venus Optics launches Laowa 10mm f/2 Zero-D MFT lens for Micro Four Thirds.

Offering a 96° Angle of view and equipped with 46mm filter threads, no matter using for landscape, astrophotography or architecture photography, the lens is always able to produce impressive results without any extra burden.

The lens also equipped with a CPU chip and motor. You can now control the aperture in-camera and record all the metadata in the EXIF. It will be also perfect for vlogging, drones and other lightweight videography setups.

Designed for the MTF system, Laowa 10mm f/2 Zero-D MFT Lens costs $399. Venus Optics lenses are sold atAdorama and B&H. Sample photos can be found here.
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Sirui 24mm f/2.8 1.33x Anamorphic APS-C Lens Announced

Sirui announced a new 24mm f/2.8 1.33x anamorphic APS-C lens.

The Sirui 24mm F2.8 features a 1.33x squeeze factor and an imaging circle that covers APS-C. In common with the previous lenses this model will come in a native Micro Four Thirds mount, but with adapters for Sony E, Canon EF-M, Nikon Z and Fujifilm X cameras.

The new lens is constructed of 13 elements arranged in 10 groups, and an 8-bladed iris. The maximum aperture at F2.8 is 1 1/3rd stops smaller than the 50mm and 35mm F1.8 lenses, and at between 125mm and 128mm it is slightly longer than the previous models too. Its closest focusing distance of 0.6m (2ft) is a little better than the 0.85m of the other lenses, and it accepts a 77mm filter instead of the 67mm of the 50mm/35mm lenses. Continue reading…

New Firmware Released for Olympus E-M1X, E-M II, E-M1 III & E-M5 III Update Stopped

Olympus released a new firmware update. Version 3.4 for the OM-D E-M1 Mark IIVersion 2.0 for the OM-D E-M1X and Version 1.2 for OM-D E-M1 Mark III now available for download.

This new firmware provides feature enhancements for photographers and ability to use focus stacking photography with M.Zuiko Digital ED 150-400mm f/4.5 TC 1.25x IS PRO lens which is $7500 at Adorama and B&HPhoto.

Check out the details below with download links. The company also suspended the E-M5III firmware release due to a technical issue. Continue reading…

More Olympus PEN-F II Talks and New Hints for Olympus Cameras

Nils Häussler from Olympus Germany has given some information about  their JIP plans. According to the talk, Olympus PEN-F Mark II camera is still being considered and besides that there will be new Olympus branded cameras in 2021.

He also said that being into a new smaller company will make it easier to focus on the camera market and to develop new products.

Olympus dropped the current Olympus PEN-F price by $100, now you can get the Olympus PEN-F for $899 at all US store like AmazonB&HAdorama.

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