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).

7Artisans lenses are sold at: AmazonUS | AmazonUK | AmazonDE | eBayUS. Continue reading “Announced : 7Artisans 7.5mm f/2.8 II Lens for Mirrorless Cameras”

Panasonic Lumix G95 & Updated Lumix G Vario 14-140mm Lens Announced

Panasonic officially announced the new Panasonic Lumix G95 mirrorless camera and updated Lumix G VARIO 14-140mm F3.5-5.6 II ASPH. POWER OIS lens.

The Lumix DC-G95 (replacing the DMC-G85 mirrorless camera) comes with a 20.3MP Micro Four Thirds MOS sensor that is no low-pass filter. It can shoot up to ISO 25600, a 3″ touchscreen LCD, 4K video with pre-installed V-Log L, a microphone jack, and 4:2:2 8-bit HDMI output.

The US price of Panasonic Lumix G95 with 12-60mm lens kit is $1,197.99. Shipping is scheduled to start on May 31, 2019. Continue reading “Panasonic Lumix G95 & Updated Lumix G Vario 14-140mm Lens Announced”

Panasonic Lumix G95 Specs Leaked

Panasonic Lumix G95 Specs ! Here are first leaked specs of the upcoming Panasonic Lumix DC-G90 mirrorless camera. The camera will be named as G99 in Japan.

As rumored before the successor to the Lumix G85 (Amazon | B&H | Adorama)   Micro Four Thirds camera will feature 20.3MP Live MOS Sensor with no AA filter. Check it out.  Continue reading “Panasonic Lumix G95 Specs Leaked”

Panasonic G95 Coming in April with 20MP Sensor

The successor to the Lumix G85 (Amazon | B&H | Adorama) , the upcoming Panasonic Lumix G95 camera is rumored to be announced in April.

The new and updated SLR-style mid-range interchangeable lens mirrorless camera  is also rumored feature 20.0-megapixel Digital Live MOS Sensor and new Venus Engine. Continue reading “Panasonic G95 Coming in April with 20MP Sensor”

Panasonic 10-25mm f/1.7 Lens Hands-on at Photography Show 2019

First hands-on images of the Panasonic 10-25mm f/1.7 lens from the Photography Show 2019.

An updated version of the Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Summilux 10-25mm f/1.7 Micro Four Thirds lens is being showcased at The Photography Show in the UK.

With a constant aperture of F1.7 throughout its 10-25mm  focal range (20-50mm in 35mm terms), it is a big and heavy lens by Micro Four Thirds standards. Check out the Panasonic 10-25mm f/1.7 Lens Hands-on images.  Continue reading “Panasonic 10-25mm f/1.7 Lens Hands-on at Photography Show 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”

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”

First Panasonic LUMIX S1 Unboxing Video

Here is the first Panasonic LUMIX S1 unboxing video.  Panasonic S1’s ($2,497.99 at AmazonB&HAdorama) DFD is contrast-detect based but uses an understanding of each lens’s optical characteristics to work out where to drive the focus to.

Also here is an additional coverage of the Panasonic S cameras. Continue reading “First Panasonic LUMIX S1 Unboxing Video”

Panasonic Lumix FZ1000 II & TZ95 Specs and Images Leaked

Panasonic will allegedly anonunce two new compact cameras soon. The new models on the horizon are the Lumix FZ1000 II and Lumix TZ95.

These Panasonic cameras will replace the current Lumix FZ1000 and Lumix TZ90 models.  Below are the leaked technical specifications: Continue reading “Panasonic Lumix FZ1000 II & TZ95 Specs and Images Leaked”

Panasonic S1 vs Nikon Z6 AF Test Video

Here is a test video between the Panasonic S1 vs Nikon Z6 cameras. The new LUMIX S1R and S1 Micro Four Thirds cameras, uses the same Depth from Defocus AF system. On the other hand Nikon Z6 features 273 Phase AF points based Fullframe Sensor.

Panasonic S1’s ($2,497.99 at AmazonB&HAdorama) DFD is contrast-detect based but uses an understanding of each lens’s optical characteristics to work out where to drive the focus to. The camera’s AF Tracking mode has been updated, too. It now tracks whatever is under the focus point when you half-press (or AF-On) and then reverts to your original AF area when you release. Continue reading “Panasonic S1 vs Nikon Z6 AF Test Video”