Author Archives: Louis Ferreira

Olympus OM-D EM-1 Mark II Firmware 2.1 Update

Olympus released firmware 2.1 for the OM-D E-M1 Mark II and it addresses issues with the Leica 200mm Corrected issue of C-AF not operating correctly when using the “LEICA DG ELMARIT 200mm F2.8 / POWER O.I.S. (H-ES200)” interchangeable lens produced by Panasonic. You can download the update here.

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LensRentals Compares 6 Fast 40’s

LensRentals compared their 40mm range of m43 lenses and came up with some surprising results. The Voigtlander 42.5mm f/0.95 was a great performer that sharpened up very quickly as it was stopped down, while the Panasonic Leica DG Macro Elmarit 45mm f/2.8 showed some worrisome sample variation, which led to disappointing results. I was surprised to see […]

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ON1 2018.1 Released

ON1 released their first major update for 2018 and they have some special pricing. You can get your copy here. NEW IMPROVEMENTS Debayering – The algorithms have been improved to increase the amount of micro detail while reducing aliasing, yielding photos that are noticeably crisper with less color artifacts. HDR – HDR alignment and deghosting have improved, yielding […]

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Panasonic GH5S Selected as Best Camera For Video by DPReview

The Panasonic GH5S received a lot of attention when it was launched as a specialty camera and it’s kind of surprising that DPReview selected it as their top camera over the Panasonic GH5 since it lacks IBIS and can be more difficult to use, but this is their reasoning. The GH5S’s sensor allows it to continue […]

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Panasonic GH5 AF Improvement/Fix

YodaYeo‘s 120p/150 degree AF Improvement shutter hack for 4k 25p/30p footage seems to work quite well from what I have seen online and some people are addicted to testing the solution.  Max Yuryev did a very thorough test of the hack and it doesn’t work all of the time, but at least it offers an improvement […]

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Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 50-200mm: Mirrorless is Still Smaller and Lighter

If you were into mirrorless cameras from the start then you recall that 43 was the only system designed to be digital from the ground up. When cameras first started going digital sensor size was largely the product of manufacturing constraints and DSLR technology. 43 was designed to get away from that and relatively quickly turned […]

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