19. April 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Artist Uses Five Drones to Create Giant Light-Painted Drawing in the Sky

Artist Uses Five Drones to Create Giant Light-Painted Drawing in the Sky

Artist Frodo Álvarez, who goes by the name Children of Darklight has completed an incredible, complex five-drone collaborative light painted drawing in the sky. The finished product is huge and insanely detailed, and depicts a man about … Read the rest “Artist Uses Five Drones to Create Giant Light-Painted Drawing in the Sky”

2. April 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für OM Digital: “We Are On the Path of M43, We Will Not Go Full-Frame”

OM Digital: “We Are On the Path of M43, We Will Not Go Full-Frame”

For some time there has been repeated speculation that OM Digital was going to (or should) join the L-mount alliance, but in answering questions in its “Four Thirds Day” presentation with Panasonic reconfirmed that it has no … Read the rest “OM Digital: “We Are On the Path of M43, We Will Not Go Full-Frame””

30. März 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Panasonic Recognizes That Its DFD Autofocus Still Needs Work

Panasonic Recognizes That Its DFD Autofocus Still Needs Work

In an interview with DPReview, Panasonic’s Imaging Division director Yosuke Yamane promised to “strengthen” the brand’s commitment to both full-frame and micro four thirds, while also noting that it is awar… Read the rest “Panasonic Recognizes That Its DFD Autofocus Still Needs Work”

12. März 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Meyer Optik Görlitz Unveils Primoplan 58mm f/1.9 II Lens

Meyer Optik Görlitz Unveils Primoplan 58mm f/1.9 II Lens

Meyer Optik Görlitz has announced the 58mm f/1.9 II for multiple camera mounts and promises a lens that shares the characteristics of the original but manufactured with modern production processes and high-quality materials.

The 58mm f… Read the rest “Meyer Optik Görlitz Unveils Primoplan 58mm f/1.9 II Lens”

1. März 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Laowa Unveils Five New Mirrorless Lenses Including APS-C 33mm f.0/95

Laowa Unveils Five New Mirrorless Lenses Including APS-C 33mm f.0/95

Laowa has made a considerable splash at CP+, unveiling five new lenses: a 25mm f/0.95 lens for Micro four Thirds, a 33mm f/0.95 APO lens for APS-C, and the full-frame 35mm f/0.95, 45mm f/0.95, and 12-24mm f/5.6 lenses.

Because it is the only l… Read the rest “Laowa Unveils Five New Mirrorless Lenses Including APS-C 33mm f.0/95”

25. Februar 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für OM Digital Reiterates Promise for New Cameras and Lenses This Year

OM Digital Reiterates Promise for New Cameras and Lenses This Year

OM Digital Solutions, the new name of the company responsible for the Olympus-brand cameras and lenses, continues to make public promises for new products in 2021. The latest comes from CP+ where the company confirms a new flagship camera … Read the rest “OM Digital Reiterates Promise for New Cameras and Lenses This Year”

10. Februar 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für OM Digital Piles On Even More Promises for New Products and Innovation

OM Digital Piles On Even More Promises for New Products and Innovation

Since the completed transfer of Olympus’s imaging division to Japan Industrial Partners (JIP), the company has not announced or even hinted at any concrete examples of new products. But the company has continued to put significan… Read the rest “OM Digital Piles On Even More Promises for New Products and Innovation”

8. Februar 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für OM Digital Exec Reveals Details of Olympus Sale, Promises New Products

OM Digital Exec Reveals Details of Olympus Sale, Promises New Products

In an interview with Asahi, the CTO of the newly-created OM Digital Solutions answered several questions about the company, its products, and its future. In it, details of why the imaging division was sold off, how long the company intends … Read the rest “OM Digital Exec Reveals Details of Olympus Sale, Promises New Products”

5. Februar 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für KamLan Unveils 32mm f/1.1 Manual-Focus Lens for Crop-Sensor Cameras

KamLan Unveils 32mm f/1.1 Manual-Focus Lens for Crop-Sensor Cameras

KamLan, a Chinese lens manufacturer, has announced the release of the KL 32mm f/1.1 lens. The optic will be available for multiple APS-C mounts and Micro Four Thirds on February 12. It will retail for about $300.

KamLan has stated the lens wi… Read the rest “KamLan Unveils 32mm f/1.1 Manual-Focus Lens for Crop-Sensor Cameras”

5. Februar 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Yongnuo Launches 25mm f/1.7 Lens for Micro Four Thirds

Yongnuo Launches 25mm f/1.7 Lens for Micro Four Thirds

Yongnuo has announced the 25mm f/1.7 lens for Micro Four Thirds on its official website today. While the construction appears to be designed to be affordable and lightweight, the company also claims solid performance.

The YN25mm f/1.7M w… Read the rest “Yongnuo Launches 25mm f/1.7 Lens for Micro Four Thirds”

29. Januar 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Micro Four Thirds Has Number One Market Share Among All Lens Mounts

Micro Four Thirds Has Number One Market Share Among All Lens Mounts

OM Digital Solutions has announced that micro four thirds has achieved number one in market share in the number of units sold by lens mount. Supported by 56 companies, OM Digital makes the case that the 12-year-old mount is stronger than eve… Read the rest “Micro Four Thirds Has Number One Market Share Among All Lens Mounts”

25. Januar 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Pergear Unveils 10mm f/8 Pancake Lens for Multiple Mirrorless Mounts

Pergear Unveils 10mm f/8 Pancake Lens for Multiple Mirrorless Mounts

Pergear has announced a 10mm f/8 APS-C manual focus, wide-angle pancake lens for micro four-thirds, Nikon Z, Sony E, and Fuji X mounts that features an extremely compact “body cap” design.

Described as a “tiny fisheye … Read the rest “Pergear Unveils 10mm f/8 Pancake Lens for Multiple Mirrorless Mounts”

18. Dezember 2020
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für TTArtisan Unveils 50mm f/1.2 APS-C Lens, a $98 Optic for Multiple Mounts

TTArtisan Unveils 50mm f/1.2 APS-C Lens, a $98 Optic for Multiple Mounts

TTArtisan has announced a manual-focus, clicked-aperture 50mm f/1.2 APS-C lens for Sony E-Mount, Canon M-Mount, Fuji X-Mount, and Micro Four Thirds. While fully manual, it’s $98 price makes it extremely affordable.

Supporting … Read the rest “TTArtisan Unveils 50mm f/1.2 APS-C Lens, a $98 Optic for Multiple Mounts”

18. Dezember 2020
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Venus Optics Launches Super Compact 10mm f/2 Zero-D for MFT

Venus Optics Launches Super Compact 10mm f/2 Zero-D for MFT

Venus Optics has announced it’s second “Zero-D” optic in the compact 10mm f/2 for micro four thirds. Weighing just 4.4 ounces and with a 96-degree angle of view, the new lens is an ultra-fast and ultra-wide travel-frie… Read the rest “Venus Optics Launches Super Compact 10mm f/2 Zero-D for MFT”

30. November 2020
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Yongnuo Patents Unusual Smartphone and Camera System Combo

Yongnuo Patents Unusual Smartphone and Camera System Combo

Yongnuo has already released a mirrorless camera system designed to be used in tandem with a smartphone, but the company seems to be interested in iterating on that design further. According to a new patent, the latest design looks more sea… Read the rest “Yongnuo Patents Unusual Smartphone and Camera System Combo”

18. November 2020
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Voigtlander Unveils Super Nokton 28mm f/0.8: The Fastest Working Lens

Voigtlander Unveils Super Nokton 28mm f/0.8: The Fastest Working Lens

Cosina-Voigtlander has announced what it is touting as the brightest lens for interchangeable lens photography on the market: the Super Nokton 29mm f/0.8 Aspherical designed specifically for micro four-thirds.

The lens’ 29mm f… Read the rest “Voigtlander Unveils Super Nokton 28mm f/0.8: The Fastest Working Lens”

7. Oktober 2020
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für JIP to Ditch Olympus Name, Focus on ‘High End’ MFT Cameras: Report

JIP to Ditch Olympus Name, Focus on ‘High End’ MFT Cameras: Report

Japan Industrial Partners’ (JIP) acquisition of Olympus’ imaging division may not have included the Olympus name according to a new report. Additionally, JIP appears to be aiming its direction in micro four thirds to the &#… Read the rest “JIP to Ditch Olympus Name, Focus on ‘High End’ MFT Cameras: Report”

5. Oktober 2020
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Panasonic Doesn’t Expect Olympus Owners to Switch To Its Products

Panasonic Doesn’t Expect Olympus Owners to Switch To Its Products

In the wake of Olympus’ finalized deal with Japan Industrial Partners to assume control of the company’s imaging business, Panasonic apparently isn’t very hopeful that many of Olympus’ Micro Four Thirds phot… Read the rest “Panasonic Doesn’t Expect Olympus Owners to Switch To Its Products”

16. September 2020
von DL Cade
Kommentare deaktiviert für ZY Optics Unveils Speedmaster 17mm f/0.95 III Lens for Micro Four Thirds

ZY Optics Unveils Speedmaster 17mm f/0.95 III Lens for Micro Four Thirds

ZY Optics has unleashed its latest “Speedmaster” lens. Designed for the Micro Four Thirds system, the new Mitakon Speedmaster 17mm f/0.95 III combines ultra-fast optics with a 34mm equivalent field of view and packs it insi… Read the rest “ZY Optics Unveils Speedmaster 17mm f/0.95 III Lens for Micro Four Thirds”

25. August 2020
von DL Cade
Kommentare deaktiviert für Panasonic Manager: Micro Four Thirds is ‘a Precious Asset,’ It’s Here to Stay

Panasonic Manager: Micro Four Thirds is ‘a Precious Asset,’ It’s Here to Stay

Ever since Panasonic joined the L-Mount alliance and began releasing full-frame cameras, customers have wondered: is this the end of the company’s Micro Four Thirds journey? According to a recent interview with the Director of Pa… Read the rest “Panasonic Manager: Micro Four Thirds is ‘a Precious Asset,’ It’s Here to Stay”