- News tagged "micro four thirds"
Monday, 17 Sep 2012
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?
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 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, 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
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 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.
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.
Wednesday, 8 Feb 2012
Olympus Imaging Corporation is developing two new interchangeable lens units for Micro Four Thirds system cameras. These lenses will be launched in the summer of 2012. Prices have not been confirmed.
Thursday, 26 Jan 2012
The first Olympus to feature a motorized zoom mechanism with zoom ratio of 4.2x starting from a wide angle of 24mm, it is ideal for taking wide shots even indoors.
Tuesday, 10 Jan 2012
Panasonic announces a string of products including the 16.1-megapixel DMC-S5 and 14.1-megapixel DMC-S2, the Full HD video recording DMC-S27 with 14.1-megapixel MOS sensor and HD video recording DMC-SZ1 with 16.1-megapixel CCD sensor, plus four conversion lenses for the Lumix G system cameras.