Panasonic Leica 10-25mm f/1.7 ASPH MFT Lens Becomes Official

Along with the Panasonic S1H 6K full frame mirrorless camera, the long wait is finally over for the Panasonic Leica 10-25mm f/1.7 ASPH MFT lens.

Designed for Micro Four Thirds mirrorless cameras, the lens covers focal length in full-frame terms is equivalent to 20-50mm on a Micro Four Thirds body, as a single lens that replaces five commonly used equivalent focal lengths: 20, 24, 28, 35 and 50mm.

The US price is $1,797.99 and it is now available for pre-order at AmazonB&HAdorama. Shipping is scheduled to start in July, 2019. Continue reading “Panasonic Leica 10-25mm f/1.7 ASPH MFT Lens Becomes Official”

Images of Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Summilux 10-25mm f/1.7 ASPH MFT lens and Panasonic 1.4x/2.0x teleconverters for L-mount

First images of the Panasonic 10-25mm f/1.7 lens and Panasonic 1.4x/2.0x teleconverters for L-mount have been leaked online.

Designed for Micro Four Thirds cameras, this lens should deliver superb image quality like the Nocticron 42.5mm f/1.2 or the 25mm f/1.4 MFT lens.

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 and the price would be expensive around $2,500. Check out the images of Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Summilux 10-25mm f/1.7 ASPH MFT lens and Panasonic 1.4x/2.0x teleconverters for L-mount. Continue reading “Images of Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Summilux 10-25mm f/1.7 ASPH MFT lens and Panasonic 1.4x/2.0x teleconverters for L-mount”

Patent : Tamron 485mm f/5.8 Lens for Micro Four Thirds

Tamron has filed a new patent in Japan. This patent describes a Tamron 485mm f/5.8 lens for mirrorless cameras with Micro Four Thirds image sensors.

If we see this in mass production than it would be Tamron’s second optic for Micro 4/3rds. First one released back in mid-2014 as the Tamron 14-150mm F/3.5-5.8 Di III ($399). Tamron 480mm f/5.8 Lens for Micro Four Thirds will offer a 960mm equivalent range in 35mm format and probably use a stepper motor for silent autofocus.  Continue reading “Patent : Tamron 485mm f/5.8 Lens for Micro Four Thirds”

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 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 12mm f/2.8 and 35mm f/1.2 Mirrorless APS-C Lenses Now Available

In addition to the , the 7Artisans 12mm f/2.8 and 35mm f/1.2 APS-C mirrorless lenses are also available for sale on Amazon US.

Both lenses are manual focus and provide bright aperture. 12mm at f/2.8 and 35mm f/1.2. These 7Artisans lenses in Sony-E, Canon EOS-M, Fuji-X and Micro Four Thirds mounts. 7Artisans lenses are sold at: AmazonUS | AmazonUK | AmazonDE | eBayUS. Continue reading “7Artisans 12mm f/2.8 and 35mm f/1.2 Mirrorless APS-C Lenses Now Available”

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”

Additional Panasonic S1 and Panasonic S1R Coverage

Here is an additional post announcement coverage of the  Panasonic S1 and Panasonic S1R full frame mirrorless cameras. You can find information about the samples images, hands-on reviews, first impressions and videos.

Along with Panasonic full frame mirrorless cameras, there are three new lenses : . Panasonic also updated the Lumix S L-mount lenses roadmap. Check it out.  Continue reading “Additional Panasonic S1 and Panasonic S1R Coverage”

Panasonic Lumix S L-mount Lenses Roadmap

Along with Panasonic S1 and Panasonic S1R full frame mirrorless cameras, Panasonic has updated the Lumix S L-mount lenses roadmap.

The three new lenses are .

In addition to the three lenses that have already been announced today, Panasonic will launch 3 more new lenses in 2019 – a 24-70mm F2.8, 70-200mm F2.8 and 16-35mm F4 – plus 1.4x and 2x teleconverters. Continue reading “Panasonic Lumix S L-mount Lenses Roadmap”