OM Digital Announced New Four Thirds Website

OM Digital Solutions Corporation1 and Panasonic Corporation2 co- released the Micro Four Thirds System standard in 2008, and promoted its adoption throughout the camera industry. The Four Thirds System Forum Secretarial Office3, which operates and manages this standard, proudly announced today that the official Micro Four Thirds website (https://www.four-thirds.org/en/) has been redesigned to coincide with Four Thirds Day, April 3, 2021. The redesigned site uses the latest technology to enhance the overall user experience. It is equipped with a search function for Micro Four Thirds products, making the website easier for customers to use, and offers mobile-friendly compatibility for responsive viewing of images and content that render beautifully, across all popular devices, such as PCs, tablets and smartphones. Continue reading “OM Digital Announced New Four Thirds Website”

Reviews : Laowa 10mm f/2 Wide-Angle Lens For Micro Four Thirds

Here are the latest reviews of the Laowa 10mm f/2 Wide-Angle Lens For Micro Four Thirds.

The Laowa 10mm f/2 Zero-D MFT Lens is an extremely compact ultra-wide angle lens. Designed specifically for the micro four thirds mount, such as Panasonic, Olympus and Blackmagic cameras. This 10mm Zero-D lens pairing with f/2 large aperture easily handles a variety of different shooting situations.

Designed for the MTF system, Laowa 10mm f/2 Zero-D MFT Lens costs $399. Venus Optics lenses are sold atAdorama and B&H. In today’s post we will cover the latest reviews of the Laowa 10mm f/2 Wide-Angle Lens For Micro Four Thirds. Continue reading “Reviews : Laowa 10mm f/2 Wide-Angle Lens For Micro Four Thirds”

7artisans 7.5mm F2.8 Mark II Fisheye Lens for Sony E, Fuji X, MFT, Canon M, and Nikon Z

7Artisans has introduced a new 7.5mm F2.8 Mark II fisheye lens for APS mirrorless and Micro Four Thirds cameras. The new lens comes offers a whopping 190° field of view (on 1.5x APS-C) and comes in five different mounts.

The 7artisans 7.5mm F2.8 Mark II Fisheye lens is available to buy now for $139 in Sony EFuji XNikon Z and Micro Four Thirds mounts.

The manual focus lens is comprised of 11 elements in 9 groups to provide that wide f/2.8 maximum aperture, with a 7-blade diaphragm. They say that two HOYA Ultra-low Dispersion elements help to improve colour and contrast across the 190° field of view.

7Artisans lenses are sold at: AmazonUS | AmazonUK | AmazonDE | eBayUS. Continue reading “7artisans 7.5mm F2.8 Mark II Fisheye Lens for Sony E, Fuji X, MFT, Canon M, and Nikon Z”

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

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

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 “Sirui 24mm f/2.8 1.33x Anamorphic APS-C Lens Announced”

Vazen launches the 65mm T2 1.8x Anamorphic Lens for Micro Four Thirds

Vazen, a new Chinese cinema lens brand, has announced the pricing and shipping availability of the Vazen 65mm T2 1.8x Anamorphic Lens for Micro Four Thirds (M43) cameras. In addition to the previously launched 28mm and 40mm, the whole Micro Four Thirds 1.8x Anamorphic lens set is now completed.

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Olympus 150-400mm f/4.5 PRO Lens Delayed Because of High Demand

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 150-400mm f/4.5 TC1.25X IS PRO Lens delayed because of high demand. 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. See the statement below for details.

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Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 150-400mm F4.5 TC1.25X IS PRO Lens Announced, Priced $7,499.95

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 150-400mm f/4.5 TC1.25X IS PRO Lens officially announced.   It is a super-telephoto zoom lens characterized by its expansive range, built-in teleconverter, and relatively sleek design for handheld use, offering a 300-800mm equivalent focal length range, which can be extended even further using the integrated 1.25x teleconverter for 1000mm equivalent focal length.

The Olympus M.Zuiko 150-400mm F4 TC1.25x IS Pro is available for pre-order and will be released in late January 2021 for $7500 at Adorama and B&HPhoto. See Best Micro Four Thirds Lenses Continue reading “Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 150-400mm F4.5 TC1.25X IS PRO Lens Announced, Priced $7,499.95”