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”

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-200mm f/3.5-6.3 lens officially announced

Olympus officially announced the new M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-200mm f/3.5-6.3 MFT lens boasting a class-leading 16.6x magnification.

Designed for Micro Four Thirds system cameras the lens will provide a standard focal range of 24-400mm equiv. Even it’s not a PRO designated lens, Olympus claims that it offers the same dustproof and splashproof build quality as those lenses.

Check out the early specs and press text of the Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-200mm f/3.5-6.3 MFT lens. 

The 12-200mm F3.5-6.3 does not offer built-in stabilization, and will rely on camera body IS. The lens uses Olympus’ MSC (Movie and Still Compatible) focusing mechanism and provides quieter operation – particularly useful for shooting video. The company’s ZERO (Zuiko Extra-low Reflection Optical) coating is also employed to reduce flare and ghosting.

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-200mm f/3.5-6.3 lens will start shipping from March with a price tag of $900, pre-orders: B&H. Continue reading “Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-200mm f/3.5-6.3 lens officially announced”

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-200mm f/3.5-6.3 MFT Lens to be Announced Soon

Olympus is rumored to announce a new M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-200mm f/3.5-6.3 MFT lens soon.

Designed for Micro Four Thirds system cameras the lens will provide a standard focal range of 24-400mm equiv. Official announcement is expected ahead of CP+ 2019 event probbaly on February 14th.

Check out the early specs and press text of the Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-200mm f/3.5-6.3 MFT lens.  Continue reading “Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-200mm f/3.5-6.3 MFT Lens to be Announced Soon”

Best Nikon Lenses for Wildlife Photography

Best Nikon Lenses for Wildlife Photography. Looking for the best lenses for wildlife photography with your Nikon cameras? Here are the top recommended Nikon wildlife lenses.

When it comes to wildlife photography, you usually want to get as close to your subject as possible. Sometimes that’s simply not possible, and in those moments you’ll need a quality telephoto lens.

As you know, the cost of going beyond 400mm (with good image quality) is high, but a longer-than-400mm lens is usually desired for wildlife photography. So, in wildlife photography it is important to invest in nice lenses, especially with telephoto. In addition, the lens performance in low light condition, cold weather (weather-sealed) are also very important for wildlife photography.

We have tried to nclude both Ultimate Nikon Wildlife Lenses (high end) and affordable / smaller Nikon wildlife lenses (the most bang for your buck) at a variety of focal lengths. See all the recommendations below. Continue reading “Best Nikon Lenses for Wildlife Photography”

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”

Panasonic 50mm f/1.4, 24-105mm f/4, 70-200mm f/4 Lenses Announced

In addition to the Panasonic Lumix S1 & S1R full-frame mirrorless cameras, Panasonic also announced 3 new L-Mount Lenses for LUMIX S series full-frame mirrorless camera.

The three new lenses are .

The new 50mm f/1.4, 24-105mm f/4, 70-200mm f/4 Lenses are available for pre-order at AmazonB&HAdorama. Continue reading “Panasonic 50mm f/1.4, 24-105mm f/4, 70-200mm f/4 Lenses Announced”

Updated Olympus M.Zuiko MFT Lens Roadmap 2019 – 2020

In addition the Olympus OM-D E-M1X, and  lens, the company released an updated Micro Four Thirds lens  roadmap for 2019 – 2020, including a new 150-400mm F4.5 TC1.25x IS Pro lens coming in 2020.

There will be plently of new lenses coming in 2019 to 2020. Olympus is planning to release new zoom and fast prime Pro lenses as well as less expensive super telephoto and travel zoom lenses. Continue reading “Updated Olympus M.Zuiko MFT Lens Roadmap 2019 – 2020”

Olympus ED 150-400mm f/4.5 Pro Lens with Built-in 1.25X Teleconverter in Development

Along with the Olympus OM-D E-M1X, Olympus today also announced the development of a new super telephoto zoom lens: Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 150-400mm f/4.5 TC 1.25x IS PRO Lens.

Designed for Micro Four Thirds system cameras the lens will provide a standard focal range of 300-800mm equiv. and with a built-in 1.25X teleconverter it becomes 375-1000mm equiv., at the cost of 2/3-stop of light. The lens will also be compatible with Olympus’ new MC-20 2X teleconverter.

The Olympus 150-400mm F4.5 Pro lens will be stabilized and work with the 5-axis IS systems built into modern Olympus cameras for extra shake reduction. Fully weather-sealed lens from Olympus could work at temperatures as low as -10°C/+14°F.

The Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 150-400mm f/4.5 TC 1.25x IS PRO Lens will be available in 2020, and pricing has not yet been disclosed. Continue reading “Olympus ED 150-400mm f/4.5 Pro Lens with Built-in 1.25X Teleconverter in Development”

Updated Nikon Z-mount Lens Roadmap 2019 – 2021

Nikon has updated the lens roadmap for Nikon Z-mount full frame mirrorless cameras at the CES 2019 event. There will be a total of 23 Z-mount mirrorless lenses by 2021.

Nikon is now planning to release 7 new Z Series lenses in 2020 (up from 6), with 4 of them still not yet announced. This seems to mean that one of the lenses planned for 2021 has been bumped up a year, as now there are 7 to-be-announced lenses planned for 2021 instead of the 8 that were on the original roadmap.

Below is the list of upcoming Nikon Z-mount lenses by year: Continue reading “Updated Nikon Z-mount Lens Roadmap 2019 – 2021”