B&H has the Panasonic Lumix G X Vario 12-35mm f/2.8 Asph. lens for $797.99 (reg. $997.99) along with 4% rewards through September 19. This is the equivalent of a 24-70mm standard zoom on Micro Four Thirds cameras thanks to the 2x crop factor. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
Olympus has announced its new OM-D E-M10 Mark II mirrorless camera as a follow-up to the original E-M10. The biggest addition to the new camera is the inclusion of 5-axis image stabilization in the body. We’ve seen this on higher end models, but it now reaches the entry-level E-M10 Mark II. [Read more…]
Metabones has a released a new lens adapter for Panasonic Micro Four Thirds cameras. The Metabones T Speed Booster ULTRA 0.71x adapter will adapt Canon EF lenses to Panasonic MFT cameras like the Panasonic GH4.
The new Speed Booster increases maximum aperture by one stop and makes the lens 0.71x wider than in otherwise would be on the Micro Four Thirds camera. It allows Panasonic Micro Four Thirds cameras to achieve autofocus with either Canon EF lenses. It can be powered by either the camera body or an external 5v power source.
Aperture is also controlled by the camera body and image stabilization is supported on lenses that provide this feature. A detachable tripod foot is compatible with Arca Swiss ball heads.
The Metabones T Speed Booster ULTRA 0.71x adapter retails for $649 and is expected to ship in early October. Check it out here at B&H Photo.