Panasonic just announced its new 20.3MP Lumix GX8 Micro Four Thirds camera. In addition to the higher resolution sensor than what we’ve seen from prior Micro Four Thirds cameras, the Lumix GX8 keeps with the recent trend from Panasonic by offering 4K video capture. [Read more…]
The lens is made for 2/3″ sensor ENG and studio cameras; however, Fotodiox makes a handy little B4 to Micro Four Thirds mount adapter. When you use the adapter coupled with the 2.6x extender feature of the GH4, then you can cover the active sensor area with the smaller image circle.
Stacking the 2.6x extender on top of the Micro Four Thirds 2x crop factor gives you a massive reach with this lens. [Read more…]
What exactly is the image sensor doing when the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II is shooting in less-than-stable situations?
That’s the question answered by YouTube user Fredrik Gløckner in the above video. He mounted a Panasonic GH4 right in front of the E-M5 Mark II’s lens mount and shook it around a bit. It was surprising to me just how much movement occurs as the E-M5 Mark II shifts its sensor in attempt to stabilize.
The Olympus OM-D E-M5II specs appear to have leaked out in full. [Read more…]
Previously released for Canon and Nikon APS-C mounts, the Lensbaby 5.8mm f/3.5 Circular Fisheye lens is now available in several more mounts.
New mount options include Micro Four Thirds, Sony E, Pentax K, Samsung NX and Sony A mounts. The lens retails for $299.95. Check it out here at B&H Photo.