New Olympus E-M1X Tests Roundup

Here are the new Olympus E-M1X tests published on the web. The professional Micro Four Thirds camera offers enhanced reliability and performance.

The camera features a 20.4 megapixel Live MOS sensor, Cinema 4K movie recording, 18fps burst shooting with AF/AE tracking with world’s best image stabilization.

The E-M1X ($2,999 – Adorama | B&H | Amazon) is the largest, heaviest and toughest camera in the Micro Four Thirds system to date, measuring 144x147x75mm and weighing 997g with its two battery packs fitted. Check out the latest Olympus E-M1X tests below. Continue reading “New Olympus E-M1X Tests Roundup”

Announced : 7Artisans 7.5mm f/2.8 II Lens for Mirrorless Cameras

7Artisans 7.5mm f/2.8 II lens announced for mirrorless cameras with APS-c sized image sensors. The new mirrorless lens will be available for Sony E, Canon EF-M, Fuji X and MFT mounts.

Fisheye manual focus prime lens designed for mirrorless cameras and provides a 12mm equivalent focal length for APS-c and 15mm for  mounts.

The price is expected to be around ¥24,000 excluding tax or around $210 (the current version sells for around $140).

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First Olympus E-M1X Reviews

First Olympus E-M1X reviews now available online. Check out the latest OM-D E-M1X reviews with sample images. The Olympus E-M1X camera is now in stock an shipping and is currently in stock at Amazon.

The E-M1X is the largest, heaviest and toughest camera in the Micro Four Thirds system to date, measuring 144x147x75mm and weighing 997g with its two battery packs fitted. Check out the latest Olympus E-M1x reviews below.

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Olympus PEN-F Mark II Camera to be Announced in 2019

Olympus PEN-F Mark II camera is rumored to be announced sometime in 2019.

Here are some predictions about the Olympus PEN-F Mark II. The first one in the series already uses the latest 20MP Four Thirds sensor. So the next generation model could be a minor upgrade to this one. Check out the rumored Olympus PEN-F Mark II specifications. Continue reading “Olympus PEN-F Mark II Camera to be Announced in 2019”

7Artisans 60mm f/2.8 Macro Lens Announced for APS-c Mirrorless

7Artisans 60mm f/2.8 Macro lens announced for APS-c mirrorless cameras. The new mirrorless lens will be available for Sony E, Canon EF-M, Fuji X and MFT mounts.

Portrait-length manual focus prime lens is designed for APS-C-format mirrorless cameras and provides a Micro Four Thirds 91mm equivalent focal length.

7Artisans lenses are sold at: AmazonUS | AmazonUK | AmazonDE | eBayUS. Continue reading “7Artisans 60mm f/2.8 Macro Lens Announced for APS-c Mirrorless”

Olympus E-M1X Camera Now in Stock and Shipping

The Olympus E-M1X camera is now shipping and is currently in stock at Amazon.

Olympus E-M1X has a 20.4MP Four Thirds sensor, Dual TruePic VIII processors, a 121-point hybrid autofocus system. The camera can shoot continuously at 60 fps with AF/AE lock and 18 fps with continuous AF/AE.

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Olympus E-M5 Mark III Coming, New IM015 Code Registered

Olympus registered a new camera with Indonesia certification under the code name IM015. This could probably the long rumored OM-D E-M5 Mark III camera.

This kind of registrations also means that the upcoming Olympus E-M5 Mark III camera could be announced within a few months period. The upcoming OM-D series camera is rumored to use the same sensor as the E-M1 Mark II. Check out the Olympus E-M5 Mark III specs predictions.

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Best Micro Four Thirds Lenses for Olympus and Panasonic Cameras

Best Micro Four Thirds Lenses for Olympus and Panasonic Cameras. Looking for recommended lenses for Micro Four Thirds camera? Here are top recommended Micro Four Thirds lenses.

Both Panasonic and Olympus cameras can use Micro Four Thirds lenses, so you can use the Olympus Micro Four Thirds (sometimes shortened to MFT or M43) lenses on Panasonic cameras, and vice versa. There are plenty of Micro Four Thirds lenses available on the market, made by Panasonic, Olympus, Sigma, Samyang, Voigtlander, Leica and many others, and all Micro Four Thirds lenses are fully compatible on either brand of camera. Keep in mind that Micro Four Thirds cameras have a 2x crop factor, meaning that a 25mm lens will behave like a 50mm lens on a 35mm camera.

Here are the top recommended Micro Four Thirds lenses for Olympus and Panasonic cameras.  All the recommended lenses would cover virtually all shooting scenarios. Below are the top recommended Micro Four Thirds lenses for Olympus and Panasonic cameras. You can choose the one you need. Continue reading “Best Micro Four Thirds Lenses for Olympus and Panasonic Cameras”

Olympus OM-D E-M1X Instruction Manual now Available

The Olympus OM-D E-M1X Instruction Manual is now available for download.

Olympus E-M1X has a 20.4MP Four Thirds sensor, Dual TruePic VIII processors, a 121-point hybrid autofocus system. The camera can shoot continuously at 60 fps with AF/AE lock and 18 fps with continuous AF/AE.

The instruction manual for the Olympus E-M1X Micro Four Thirds camera is now available for download. You can download Olympus E-M1X user’s manual as pdf file.

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Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-200mm f/3.5-6.3 lens officially announced

Olympus officially announced the new M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-200mm f/3.5-6.3 MFT lens boasting a class-leading 16.6x magnification.

Designed for Micro Four Thirds system cameras the lens will provide a standard focal range of 24-400mm equiv. Even it’s not a PRO designated lens, Olympus claims that it offers the same dustproof and splashproof build quality as those lenses.

Check out the early specs and press text of the Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-200mm f/3.5-6.3 MFT lens. 

The 12-200mm F3.5-6.3 does not offer built-in stabilization, and will rely on camera body IS. The lens uses Olympus’ MSC (Movie and Still Compatible) focusing mechanism and provides quieter operation – particularly useful for shooting video. The company’s ZERO (Zuiko Extra-low Reflection Optical) coating is also employed to reduce flare and ghosting.

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-200mm f/3.5-6.3 lens will start shipping from March with a price tag of $900, pre-orders: B&H. Continue reading “Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-200mm f/3.5-6.3 lens officially announced”