Olympus Continues Dominating Mirrorless Sales in Japan


Olympus continues to dominate the Mirrorless sales rankings in Japan according to BCNranking, but Canon is catching up thanks to the popular EOS-M5. Lets hope that Olympus can hold onto their lead.

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NewsShooter: Panasonic GH5 Detailed Interview With Panasonic and Griffin Hammond

Yet another very video centric interview about the new Panasonic GH5. It sounds like they haven’t tested many accessories on the camera yet so speed boosters might vignette a little more than on video centric cameras like the blackmagic. I am also excited to see the anamorphic content that cinematographers create with the GH5. Panasonic is providing a lot of very high level video functions to Professional and Amateur for a very reasonable price.

Panasonic GH5 B&H photo/Adorama/Amazon
GH5 Battery Grip B&H Photo/Adorama/Amazon

 

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Mirror Lessons: Compares The OMD-EM1 and OMD-EM1 Mark 2


MirrorLessons put together an expansive comparison between the Olympus OM-D EM1 Mark 2 and OM-D EM1. MirrorLessons is very positive about the camera over all, but surprisingly they say that the Fujifilm X-T2 and Sony a6500/a6300 out perform it at autofocus. Read More »

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Panasonic GX800 and FZ82

Panasonic’s pitch for the GX800 and FZ82. It’s very interesting that the m43 compact cameras are priced incredibly well to compete with 1-inch sensor cameras, while the professional line-up is a little over priced. I would really like someone ask a representative how they came up with the pricing scheme for their new camera line-up. The GX/FX/G are all incredible values and compare well against APS-C cameras that are slightly more expensive.

Panasonic FZ80 B&H photo/Adorama/Amazon
Panasonic GX850 (Black) B&H Photo/Adorama/Amazon
Panasonic GX850 (Silver) B&H Photo/Adorama/Amazon

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Panasonic and Olympus Savings at B&H Photo


B&H Photo has some attractive savings on Panasonic cameras after CES that can save you up to $600. They also have a variety of Olympus lenses and cameras in the Deal Zone including $200 off the Pen-F.

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Lok Shows Off Panasonic’s New Lenses

You won’t learn much from Lok’s latest video, but it’s good to see these lenses and how one of them compares to its full frame equivalent f/4 lens. The size difference is pretty startling if you’re not used to seeing it.

Panasonic GH5 B&H photo/Adorama/Amazon
GH5 Battery Grip B&H Photo/Adorama/Amazon
Panasonic Leica 12-60mm F/2.8-4.0 B&H Photo/Adorama/Amazon
Panasonic 12-35mm F/2.8 II ASPH B&H Photo/Adorama/Amazon
Panasonic 35-100mm f/2.8 II ASPH B&H Photo/Adorama/Amazon
Panasonic 45-200mm f/4-5.6 II POWER OIS B&H Photo/Adorama/Amazon
Panasonic 100-300mm f/4.0-5.6 II POWER OIS B&H Photo/Adorama/Amazon

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