Pansonic 100-400mm review at Imaging Resource: “amazing to consider just what you’re getting for the price”


Imaging Resource posted the full Panasonic-Leica 100-400mm lens review:

“It may be expensive, but it’s amazing to consider just what you’re getting for the price: one of the lightest ways to get an image-stabilized 800mm image. If you were already thinking about this lens, then looking at these test results should be more than enough to convince you.”

Leica 100-400mm store links: Amazon, Olympus US store, Adorama, B&H, eBay.


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Optic 2016: Beyond the Snapshot – Advanced Travel Photography with Brenda Tharp

Today Gold Box deals at,, Amazon US and BHphoto.
Getty Files Copyright Suit over Stolen Photo Scheme on Facebook (PDNonline).
72 hour filmmmaker showdown (GetOlympus).
How to Build Your Own Set of LED Studio Lights for Just $250 (PetaPixel)
Bags, Cases & Pouches: Picking A Means For Carrying and Storing Your Gear (Adorama Learning Center).
8 Questions About Photographing the Aurora, with Gabe Biderman (Explora).


Olympus 300mm PRO lens review by Lenstip: “results are splendid in practically all categories”


Image of the 300mm PRO lens with the great dot sight accessory

Lenstip posted the full Olympus 300mm PRO lens review:

The results are splendid in practically all categories apart from flares and in some of them (e.g. vignetting and chromatic aberration) they are simply sensational. Add to that one of the most efficient optical stabilization units we’ve ever had the pleasure of testing, a very good autofocus and a perfect cooperation with a tele-converter and it would be difficult to ask for more. I don’t doubt that the Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 300 mm f/4.0 ED IS PRO fully deserves the “Editor’s Choice” badge of

Get the Olympus 300mm PRO lens at Amazon, Olympus US store, Adorama, B&H, eBay.


Meyer Optik announces the Trimagon 95mm f/2.6 MFT lens


Trimagon 95

Meyer Optik annnounced a new Trimagon 95mm f/2.6 MFT lens. But the moment you will read the price I doubt anyone here is going to buy it :)

Technical information:
Light intensity & focal length: f2.6-22; 95mm
Optical design: 3 elements in 3 assembly units
Angle of view: 25°
Filter diameter: 52mm


  • Optical assembly as a classic triplet | 3 lenses/3 units
  • Iris diaphragm with 15 specially calculated steel aperture blades with special anti-reflection coating
  • Compatible with:
    • Canon
    • Nikon
    • Fuji X
    • Sony-E
    • MFT
    • Leica M**
  • Available from early summer 2016
  • RRP: €1,699 (incl. VAT)