Archive: Tag: Micro Four Thirds

Laowa Unveils Argus line of f/0.95 Prime Lenses

Venus Optics has released the Argus line of f/0.95 prime lenses. There are five new manual Laowa lenses, including three for full-frame camera systems, one for APS-C camera systems and one for Micro Four Thirds (MFT) camera systems.

Laowa has unveiled f/0.95 prime lenses that comprise its new Argus line – three for full frame, and one each for APS-C and Micro Four Thirds cameras. Venus Optics lenses are sold at Adorama and B&H.

Here is another set of specifications from the company’s CP+  presentation: Continue reading…

Panasonic MFT Talk: Revolutionary zoom, Fast Primes and GH6 Coming

During their CP+ event, Panasonic executives confirmed that they are considering revolutionary new zoom and prime lenses for the GH5 successor camera (Panasonic GH6).

Panasonic is rumored to announce the Lumix GH6 Micro Four Thirds camera sometime in 2021. Earlier Panasonic rumors claims that there will be three models GH6V, GH6 and GH6X. Below some highlights from the presentations and the video.

  • We are also considering to make a “Revolutionary” new zoom lenses and new fast single focus lenses for Micro Four Thirds.
    • The “GH5 successor” has become a hot topic, but we are steadily considering it.

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Why Micro Four Thirds Is The Future, Not Full Frame?

Micro Four Thirds was the best selling system format in Japan for 2020, yet some “photography YouTubers” claimed doom and gloom, saying Micro Four Thirds is dead, and full frame will be taking over.

Robin Wong pubished a video and says that he disagrees. He thinks Micro Four Thirds is the best balanced system format moving forward, being truly small and compact in size and delivering high quality images. Also, camera sales (regardless of brands and formats) have been drastically declining over the years.

Video Review : BEST Olympus cameras ever made

It is not difficult to predict that the camera making business will not be sustainable, and the only way to move forward and survive this, is for the camera manufacturers to co-exist with smartphones to continue to drive sales to the industry.  Check out the video below for full coverage. Continue reading…

Best Memory Cards for Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K/6K Pro

Here are the best memory cards for Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K/6K Pro? If you are looking for top recommended & fastest CFast cards and SD cards for Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Pro, than you’re in the right place.

The 6K series Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera has two memory card slots: the card slot 1 supports ultra-fast CFast 2.0 memory cards while the card slot 2 is compatible with UHS-II SD memory cards.

In order to get the ultra high read speeds (transfer speed) and write speeds (fast buffer clearing time) to get the best out of your EF-mount camera, here we list the top recommended, fastest CFast cards and SD cards for Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 6K/6K Pro based on the speed and price. Continue reading…

Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Pro Officially Announced

The Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Pro with EF mount is now officially announced. The US price is $2,495 and it is now available for pre-order at B&HAdorama.

Blackmagic Design also announced the self-contained Web Presenter HD, and the robust ATEM Mini Extreme and ATEM Mini Extreme ISO live switchers.

The BMPCC 6K Pro features all the recording features, sensor, dynamic range, buttons, and ports as its predecessor, and adds a variety of important new features such as a 5″ tilting HDR capacitive touchscreen LCD with 1500 cd/m² brightness, a Pro EVF option, built-in clear/2/4/6-stop ND filters, dual mini-XLR inputs, an accurate timecode clock, an NP-F570 L-series battery slot, and updated Gen 5 color science. Continue reading…

Kamlan 32mm f/1.1 Lens for APS-C and Micro Four Thirds

Kamlan announced a new KamLan KL 32mm f/1.1 manual focus lens. The lens will be available for APS-C and Micro Four Thirds system cameras. The lens will be available for Canon EOS-M, Fuji X, Micro Four Thirds and Sony E mount camera systems. It measures 70mm (2.8”) in diameter, 92mm (3.6”) long and weighs 600g (1.3lbs).

Kamlan lenses are sold at: Amazon US | Amazon UK | Amazon DE

  • 32,000 yen ($303.60)
  • Manual Focus
  • 11 circular aperture blades
  • 9 elements in 7 groups including 5 pieces of high refraction glass
  • 40cm minimum focus distance
  • filter size 62 mm
  • size: 92 x 70 mm
  • weight: 601 g

Panasonic GH6 Camera Rumored to Feature 8K video

We have some fresh speculation that the Panasonic GH6 camera will likely be capable of shooting 8K video. Sony’s new Micro Four Thirds sensor with 8K video is rumored to be in development and expected to become available in 2021.

The 34MP and 47MP are perfect sensor resolutions for 8K video recordings. We see 8k resolution usually as 7680×4320 in 16:9 aspect ratio. This makes the sensor to be around 33.18MP to offer these values. According to latest reports the upcoming Panasonic GH6 camera may use the Sony Sensor [IMX594CQR].

Panasonic is rumored to announce the Lumix GH6 Micro Four Thirds camera sometime in 2021. Earlier Panasonic rumors claims that there will be three models GH6V, GH6 and GH6X. Continue reading…

Olympus 150-400mm f/4.5 PRO Lens Delayed Again

Welcome to Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 150-400mm f/4.5 TC1.25X IS PRO Lens delayed because of high demand post. The super telephoto zoom lens is delayed again. This is the second delay because of a large number of customers who ordered the lens.

Designed for Micro Four Thirds system cameras the lens announced with a very expensive price tag as $7500 at Adorama and B&HPhoto.

According to Olympus this lens has greatly exceeded expectations and received so many pre-orders. Here is the press release translated by machine: Continue reading…

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.

Best Micro Four Thirds Lenses 

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