Word out of Japan that Panasonic has announced two new Micro Four Thirds lenses, a 30 mm macro lens and a 42.5 mm portrait lens, the equivalent of 60 mm and 85 mm respectively. 32 more words
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After experimenting with different camera bags I’ve returned to an old favourite of mine my Samsonite “Trekking” D-F/V2 camcorder bag. This bag is small (15cm x 7cm x 10.5 cm), sturdy, light, very well made, as you might expect from Samsonite and holds my OM-D E-M5 + HLD-6 grip with any of my lenses attached plus four additional MFT prime lenses in the main compartment and my filters, spare batteries and memory cards in the zip-up front compartment.One thing that I really like about this bag is its size, it can fit on the floor between your feet or compactly on your lap in a crowded train or bus. 246 more words
The Panasonic 8mm Fisheye lens for micro four third is a clear winner for close focus wide angle however the lack of zoom and the really wide 180º cover mean that there are many subjects that will look tiny in the frame. 287 more words
I have not done a gear review in a frightfully long time.
Over the past year I have moved away from the constant gear upgrade-cycle (despite what I was upgrading was generally not to the latest-and-greatest, but old film cameras), and my gear has not changed a lot. 1,437 more words