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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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Olympus OMD E-M1 Mark II, E-M1, E-M5 Mark II, PEN-F, 12-100mm, 300mm Firmware Updates and Review

Olympus released a lot of firmware updates today, which you can Download Here. E-M1II firmware features: New art filter [Bleach Bypass] has been added. Possible to use focus stacking photography with “M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 12-100mm F4.0 IS PRO”. Small targets have been added to AF target mode. Possible to set a maximum of 35 pre-shutter frames […]

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Olympus M. Zuiko ED Digital 45mm f/1.2 Pro vs Panasonic Leica DG Nocticron 42.5mm 1.2 and Roundup

The Olympus M. Zuiko ED Digital 45mm f/1.2 Pro is an amazing value by any standard and it compares quite well to the Panasonic Leica DG Nocticron 42.5mm f/1.2 for a few hundred dollars less. In fact, the Olympus might even be better. The Olympus Pro series of lenses is very compelling to photographers that demand […]

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Olympus Officially Announces Olympus M. Zuiko ED Digital 17mm and 45mm f/1.2 Pro Lenses

Olympus officially announced the Olympus M. Zuiko ED Digital 17mm f/1.2 Pro lenses and Olympus M. Zuiko ED Digital 45mm f/1.2 Pro lenses today. I will update this page will future coverage as it becomes available. Official Materials Olympus 45mm f/1.2 Pro Page Olympus 17mm f/1.2 Pro Page Hands-on DPReview imaging-resource Samples DPReview 45mm pen3 45mm Preorders Olympus M. […]

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Olympus 45mm F1.2 PRO and 17mm F1.2 PRO Pictures Leaked

45mm F1.2 Pro mass retailer price: 142,560 yen (tax included) 17mm F1.2 Pro mass retailer price: 142,560 yen (tax included) Olympus is adding two additional fast professional lenses to their lineup soon. These should pair up with with the OM-D EM1 II. Via digicame, photorumors

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Panasonic 12-35mm f/2.8 I & II VS Olympus 12-40mm f/2.8

When manufacturers revise lenses it can create buying opportunities, especially when the revisions are minor. In the case of the Panasonic 12-35mm f/2.8 I & II the main difference is the image stabilization system that allows the GH5 to shoot silky smooth video even while walking, but if this doesn’t matter to you then you […]

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