OM SYSTEM OM-1 Firmware Update Version 1.2 Released

The new firmware update version 1.2 for OM SYSTEM OM-1 camera is now available for download online.

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OM SYSTEM OM-1 Firmware Version 1.2

  • Enhanced stability of operation when shooting video.
  • Performance of C-AF when shooting still images has been improved.

OM SYSTEM OM-1 body: $2,199.99 at Amazon, B&HPhoto and Adorama

Panasonic GH6 firmware update adds 4K 120p raw video output over HDMI

Panasonic has announced new firmware for the GH6 that will add raw video data output over HDMI in DCI 4K at up to 120fps, as well as more internal recording options.

Panasonic has announced new firmware will become available for the Lumix GH6 on July 5, 2022.

Panasonic GH6 Firmware Version 2.0 will bring ProRes RAW recording at frame rates of up to 119.88p in DCI 4K and 59.94p in 5.7K when the camera is tethered to the Atomos Ninja V+. The original Ninja V only supports up to 59.94p in DCI 4K and 29.97p in 5.7, so the newer V+ is needed for the higher frame rate options. Anamorphic shooters will get ProRes RAW 4:3 in 5.8K at up to 29.97p and 4.4K at up to 59.94p with the Ninja V+, or 5.8K-A up to 25p with the original Ninja V.

Panasonic GH6 IN STOCK AmazonB&HAdorama

Panasonic GH6 Firmware Version 2.0 will be made available for download on 5th July via the Lumix Global website. For more information see the full press text.

Panasonic GH6 body: $2,197.99 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Panasonic GH6 with 12-60mm f/2.8-4 Lens: $2,797.99 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

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New OM SYSTEM OM-5 Camera Coming Soon with 41MP Sensor

According to Olympus rumors, new OM Digital OM-5 camera to be announced soon with 41MP BSI live-MOS Sensor (total 47MP). The Micro Four Thirds camera will be capable of high-speed continuous shooting at 20 frames per second.

OM SYSTEM OM-5 is expected to be announced in July / August 2022, and it is rumored that it will not be the successor to the current “OM-D E-M5 Mark III“. This information is coming from several sources on the Chinese social media platform Weibo and from previous reports.

Here are some unconfirmed specs for the OM-5:

  • 41MP BSI live-MOS Sensor
  • 20 fps shooting speed
  • 3 additional stops of high ISO
  • 1.5 more stops of dynamic range

Olympus E-M5 III at AmazonAdoramaB&Hphoto

The US price of the OM System OM-1 camera is $2,199.99 USD check availability at AmazonB&HPhoto and Adorama.

Full List of OM System OM-1 accessories

Meike 7.5mm f/2.8 Fisheye Lens for APS-C Mirrorless Cameras

Meike 7.5mm f/2.8 Fisheye Lens announced for APS-c mirrorless cameras. The lens is manual focus and it will be available in Sony E, Canon EF-M, Fujifilm X, Micro Four Thirds and Nikon Z mounts.

The price of the manual focus Meike 7.5mm f/2.8 Lens is $149.99. Check availability at Amazon. The lens is available for Micro Four Thirds, Sony E, Fuji X, Canon EF-M and Nikon Z-mount cameras.

The lens is also compatible with the Nikon Z5Nikon Z6 & Z7 full frame mirrorless models when APS-C crop mode is selected. Continue reading “Meike 7.5mm f/2.8 Fisheye Lens for APS-C Mirrorless Cameras”

OM SYSTEM OM-1 Firmware Update Ver.1.1 Released

OM SYSTEM released the new firmware update version 1.1 for OM SYSTEM OM-1. You can follow the links below to download the firmware update.

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OM SYSTEM OM-1 Firmware Version 1.1

  • Improved stability of operations when shooting while utilizing the EVF.
  • Stability of connection with ATOMOS products has been improved.

Updating the OM Workspace is required before updating the firmware for OM-1.

The OM System OM-1 is a new flagship Micro Four Thirds camera that can shoot 20 megapixel images at 50fps and record 4K/60p movies.

OM SYSTEM OM-1 body: $2,199.99 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Olympus E-M1 Mark III and Mark II vs OM SYSTEM OM-1 – Should You UPGRADE?

Do you think you should upgrade your Olympus E-M1 series MFT camera to the new OM-1? Here is an in-depth review of Olympus E-M1 Mark III and Mark II vs OM SYSTEM OM-1 comparison.

Peter Forsgård published a Youtube video and asking “Should you upgrade from an Olympus E-M1 Mark III or E-M1 Mark II to OM SYSTEM OM-1? “.

The OM System OM-1 is a new flagship Micro Four Thirds camera that can shoot 20 megapixel images at 50fps and record 4K/60p movies.

Before you upgrade you need to ask yourself a few questions. I will go through what I ask myself before upgrading. Those questions might the ones that you should yourself too. Check out the video below.

The OM SYSTEM OM-1 camera is temporarily out of stock at all the major US stores: AmazonB&HAdorama.

Panasonic announces Leica DG Summilux 9mm F1.7 lens for Micro Four Thirds

Panasonic has announced the Leica DG Summilux 9mm F1.7 lens for Micro Four Thirds camera systems.

This 18mm full-frame equivalent ultra-wide-angle lens is constructed of 12 elements in nine groups, including two aspherical elements, two extra-low dispersion (ED) elements and one Ultra High Refractive Index (UHR) element. Other features include a seven-blade aperture diaphragm, a minimum focusing distance of 9.5cm (3.7”) with a 0.25x maximum magnification ratio and a 55mm front filter thread. The lens measures 52mm (2”) long by 61mm (2.4”) in diameter and weighs 130g (4.6oz).

The Leica DG Summilux 9mm F1.7 lens will be on sale from late July 2022 for $499.99. Pre-Orders are available at B&HphotoAdoramaAmazon. Continue reading “Panasonic announces Leica DG Summilux 9mm F1.7 lens for Micro Four Thirds”

Notice Regarding Some Operations of OM SYSTEM OM-1

The OM SYSTEM OM-1 flagship mirrorless camera is freezing when shooting with the EVF (viewfinder) frame rate set to “high speed”. OM System just release a notice that they will fix this issue via a new firmware update.

The OM System OM-1 is a new flagship Micro Four Thirds camera that can shoot 20 megapixel images at 50fps and record 4K/60p movies. The OM SYSTEM OM-1 camera is temporarily out of stock at all the major US stores: AmazonB&HAdorama. Stay tuned. Continue reading “Notice Regarding Some Operations of OM SYSTEM OM-1”

OM Digital Announces the Supply Shortage of OM SYSTEM OM-1

OM Digital Solutions announced the supply shortage of OM SYSTEM OM-1 camera. Production could not keep up with demand because of “more orders than expected” and “global semiconductor shortage”.

The OM System OM-1 is a new flagship Micro Four Thirds camera that can shoot 20 megapixel images at 50fps and record 4K/60p movies. The OM SYSTEM OM-1 camera is temporarily out of stock at all the major US stores: AmazonB&HAdorama. Continue reading “OM Digital Announces the Supply Shortage of OM SYSTEM OM-1”

OM System OM-1 – Accessories : HLD-10 and RM-WR1

Peter Forsgård published a video about the OM System OM-1 accessories you might NEED : HLD-10 and RM-WR1.

The OM System OM-1 is a new flagship Micro Four Thirds camera that can shoot 20 megapixel images at 50fps and record 4K/60p movies.

Full List of OM System OM-1 accessories

Continue reading “OM System OM-1 – Accessories : HLD-10 and RM-WR1”