• News tagged "micro four thirds"

Monday, 4 Feb 2013

Olympus Says New Four Thirds Camera to Come This Year

Olympus Says New Four Thirds Camera to Come This Year

DP Review has an interview with Olympus' Toshi Terada, Manager, Product Planning SLR products, where he reveals that a new Olympus Four Thirds camera might be released this year. The last Four Thirds camera, the E-5, was released in 2010.

Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013

Panasonic Announces New Lumix G Vario 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 Lens

Panasonic Announces New Lumix G Vario 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 Lens

Panasonic has announced a new compact standard zoom lens for Micro Four Thirds. The Lumix G Vario 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II ASPH Mega OIS is the fourth standard zoom lens from Panasonic.

Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012

Panasonic Officially Announces Lumix G X 35-100mm f/2.8 Telephoto Lens for Micro Four Thirds

Panasonic Officially Announces Lumix G X 35-100mm f/2.8 Telephoto Lens for Micro Four Thirds

Panasonic officially announces the LUMIX G X VARIO 35-100mm F2.8 POWER O.I.S. telephoto zoom lens (35mm camera equivalent of 70-200mm) based on the Micro Four Thirds standard.

Monday, 17 Sep 2012

Panasonic Reveals Flagship GH3 - Most Professional Micro Four Thirds Camera Yet?

Panasonic Reveals Flagship GH3 - Most Professional Micro Four Thirds Camera Yet?

Panasonic's Lumix GH series has been a favorite with videographers around the world looking for a small but capable video camera, so the pressure is certainly on for the successor of the 2010 GH2. With its heftier chassis and beefier specs, is this the most mature Micro Four Thirds camera yet?

Olympus Announces Three New Micro Four Thirds Lenses, Including New 17mm f/1.8

Olympus Announces Three New Micro Four Thirds Lenses, Including New 17mm f/1.8

Together with the Olympus Pen Lite E-PL5, Olympus is announcing three new lenses (sort of) for Micro Four Thirds. The 17mm f/1.8 is brand new, the 60mm f/2.8 macro lens gets a release date and the 12mm f/2.0 is coming in limited black.

Olympus Introduces Pen Lite E-PL5 with OM-D E-M5 Image Sensor

Olympus Introduces Pen Lite E-PL5 with OM-D E-M5 Image Sensor

Olympus has announced a brand-new Pen Lite E-PL5, with the same 16MP and TruePic VI image processing engine used by the flagship OM-D E-M5. Together with a new swivel touchscreen monitor, it looks like this entry-level camera will punch high above its weight.

Friday, 27 Jul 2012

Kipon Electronic Adapters Let You Mount Canon EF Lenses on Sony NEX and Micro Four Thirds Cameras

Kipon Electronic Adapters Let You Mount Canon EF Lenses on Sony NEX and Micro Four Thirds Cameras

Kipon, a China-based photography accessories maker, has announced that it has developed two electronic adapters for mounting Canon EF lenses on Sony Alpha NEX and Micro Four Thirds-based mirrorless camera bodies.

Monday, 21 May 2012

Panasonic Officially Announces Lumix G X 12-35mm f/2.8 Lens for Micro Four Thirds

Panasonic Officially Announces Lumix G X 12-35mm f/2.8 Lens for Micro Four Thirds

It's real and it's shipping! While we had previously glimpsed the prototype in Japan, Panasonic has just officially announced the Lumix G X 12-35mm f/2.8 lens for Micro Four Thirds.

Friday, 24 Feb 2012

Olympus Releases 5 New Videos of the OM-D E-M5 in Action

Olympus Releases 5 New Videos of the OM-D E-M5 in Action

Olympus Australia has published five new videos of the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Micro Four Thirds camera in action. One of the most interesting features, five axis image stabilization, is clearly demonstrated in the videos, as well as the new shadow/highlight controls inside the electronic viewfinder.

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Panasonic Planning a "Very High-End" Micro Four Thirds Camera

Panasonic has revealed in an interview that they're planning to release a "very high-end (Micro Four Thirds) camera", as well as increase their focus on MFT lenses. It's not clear if Panasonic is referring to the GH3 or an entirely new camera, but they say that their increased efforts is based on the possibility of a Canon mirrorless system camera coming later this year.

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