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Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark III: a compact Micro Four Thirds for Cinema 4K Video

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark III: a compact Micro Four Thirds for Cinema 4K Video

The new and lightweight Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark III is more of a video machine than many would suspect: this compact Micro Four Thirds model true to Maitani…

New Olympus MFT costs $500 more than full frame Panasonic Lumix DC-S1

New Olympus MFT costs $500 more than full frame Panasonic Lumix DC-S1

The final presentation of the Lumix S1 and S1R makes, no doubt, things difficult for Olympus, that is selling a 20MP MFT sensor camera for $2999, against the 24.2MP…

Olympus OM-D E-M1X: a  BIG camera for action photographers

Olympus OM-D E-M1X: a BIG camera for action photographers

The next Micro Four Thirds camera from Olympus will arrive January 24. It’s, apparently, designed for sports photographers, is huge, probably heavy, and will cost, according to rumors, close…

The L-Mount Alliance: a new industry standard for full frame and APS-C?

The L-Mount Alliance: a new industry standard for full frame and APS-C?

Leica, Panasonic and Sigma join efforts to offer cameras and lenses utilizing the L-mount created by Leica. It looks as a modern day alliance, now full frame, of the…

The 2018 guide to underwater cameras for video

The 2018 guide to underwater cameras for video

Olympus, Panasonic, Nikon or Fujifilm are some of the companies offering compact cameras able to withstand the most punishing environments, so you can take your video and photography passion everywhere…

Fotodiox Pro TLT ROKR adapters: tilt and shift for the masses

Fotodiox Pro TLT ROKR adapters: tilt and shift for the masses

If you’ve always wanted to use one of the expensive tilt & shift lenses from Canon, Fotodiox has something for you: tilt and shift adapters for different cameras, from…

Juno: Phottix’s new manual flash

Juno: Phottix’s new manual flash

The market offers plenty of choice in terms of manual flashes, but Phottix believes its Juno offers some little extras, besides working with most cameras, from Nikon to Fujifilm. Phottix…

The triumph of the SLR shape

The triumph of the SLR shape

It’s ironic that the shape so many said was outdated is the one that prevails, after different camera makers have tried to create different moulds for their models. Initially…

Different flavors of 4K at Photokina 2016

Different flavors of 4K at Photokina 2016

With Photokina 2016 about to begin, there is a deluge of new products arriving to the market. While it is interesting to explore what each offers in detail, for now…

Color and infrared: one sensor does both

Color and infrared: one sensor does both

Olympus participated in the development of a new imaging system for simultaneous acquisition of color and near-infrared images, using only a single image sensor. No more need to modify…

A digest of last week’s photo and video news – Week 21

A digest of last week’s photo and video news – Week 21

A digest of last week’s news is a selection of some of the news from week 20 from 2016 related to the worlds of photography and video, covering…

Olympus PEN-F: back to the 1960’s, with no 4K video

Olympus PEN-F: back to the 1960’s, with no 4K video

 With a new 20MB sensor, apparently similar to the one used in Panasonic’s GX8, the Olympus PEN-F continues to forget 4K video on a model that, otherwise…

Full Frame is smaller than Micro Four Thirds

Full Frame is smaller than Micro Four Thirds

People have the perception that Micro Four Thirds is a very small format, meaning small cameras, but they should probably look again: the new full frame Sony A7R II is…

Fury Rig: From Mad Max Fury Road to Your DSLR

Fury Rig: From Mad Max Fury Road to Your DSLR

Although many dismiss DSLRs as serious filmmaking tools, producers of movies like Mad Max: Fury Road use DSLRs as part of the production, because they “can really serve a story…

Has Micro Four Thirds Reached Its Pixel Limit?

Has Micro Four Thirds Reached Its Pixel Limit?

Let’s be clear. Everybody gets excited when Sony, Nikon or Canon raise the number of pixels, by millions, in their cameras. Or frowns when they do not do it…