The new Panasonic lens announcement was very…low profile. No hands-on or preview has been posted. We are left in the dark about the real lens performance. All we got is those low resolution image samples have been posted on Panasonic UK (30mm and 42,5mm pages).
Macro “guru” Thomas Shahan got his hands on the brand new Venus 60mm f/2.8 2:1 Ultra-Macro Lens. On the video above he tests the Nikon mount version but the lens also comes for MFT. It is the World’s First 2:1 Magnification Lens with Infinity Focus. Thomas impressions is:
I am amazed by the amount of detail I can pull out of this lens. I can focus on anything from a landscape to a portrait, down to a detail, down to a portrait of a jumping spider.
Olympus E-M5 II High-Res Review: 40 megapixels for $1,100 (vs D810)
It’s time for a new roundup of the most recent tests with the new E-M5II. Also important to know is that Iridient Developer 3 for Mac OS X now supports RAW images from the E-M5 Mark II, including the all new 40 megapixel high resolution mode (Thanks Brian for sharing this).
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