Canon FD 55mm F1.2 tested on the PEN-F

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The Olympus PEN-F looks damn sexy with those old lenses. DC.watch (google translation here) posted a test of the Canon 55mm f/1.2 lens (here on eBay) with the PEN-F. If you are waiting to get a f/1.2 lens be aware that Olympus will soon launch a new f/1.2 PRO prime lens series! Just wait til Photokina…

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a bit of everything…

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Pont Alexandre III Paris • 2016 Version from Pier-Yves Menkhoff on Vimeo.

Today Gold Box deals at Amazon.de, Amazon.co.uk, Amazon US and BHphoto.
A Lumix GX80 / OM-D E-M1 Gallery (Mirrorlessons).
Pixelteq Presents its MultiSpectral Color Filters (Image Sensor World).
The First Micro Four Thirds Lenses You Should Buy (Wirecutter).
Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II Review (Neocamera).
New filter adapter for the TX1 (DC.watch).
First Look: Panasonic GX85 (Explora).
European Olympus ref. items list at Olympusmarket.

Sumizoon:https://youtu.be/5imNfHudYYQ Shoot with GH4 with NOKTON 10.5mm F0.95 TEST and Sigma 50mm F1.4 EX DG.

Moro Tere‎:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FzUTyVy38Mw. Helsinki Cruising Night 1.7.2016. Camera Panasonic GH4 (4K). Lenses: Panasonic 35-100, Sigma 18-35 & Tokina 11-16 with metabones

Avi Ross‎:https://vimeo.com/155787456. I shot, produced and edited this short film last summer. I used my GH-3 and a pair of 1 foot LED light panels for the bulk of the cinematography.

 

 

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20% off on reconditioned products at Olympus: E-M5II for $639 and

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Use code FIREWORKS to save an EXTRA 20% on Reconditioned Products sold by GetOlympus (Click here). A couple of examples:
E-M5II is priced at $639 after rebate.
40-150mm PRO is priced at $959 after rebate.

There are plenty of new deals at BHphoto (Click here to see the full list). They added free gift cards on three Panasonic cameras!

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DxO tests the new GX80/85 sensor. Is as good as the other best MFT cameras.

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DxOmark (Click here) posted the full Panasonic GX80/85 sensor score results. As expected the camera performance is as good as the rest of the MFT bunch. We can probably expect a new jump in the score from the future GH5 and E-M1II only.

Store links:
Black GX80/85 at BHphoto. Amazon. Adorama. WexUK. ParkUK.
Silver GX80/85 at BHphoto. Amazon. Adorama. ParkUK.

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New Olympus patent describes set of Full Frame f/1.4 fast primes: 17mm, 25mm, 28mm, 35mm and 50mm

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I just found a brand newly published Olympus patent describing the a new f/1.4 prime lens line for a yet non existing Olympus Full Frame system! The lenses do have a highly complex lens design suggesting these will deliver a high quality performance. The patented lens versions are:

17mm f/1.4 (7 cm total lens lenght)
25mm f/1.4 (8 cm total lens lenght)
25mm f/1.4 (13 cm total lens lenght)
28mm f/1.4 (13 cm total lens lenght)
35mm f/1.4 (13 cm total lens lenght)
50mm f/1.4 (13 cm total lens lenght)

So the question seems no more to be “if” Olympus will make a FF system but more when they will announce it!

Source: Freepatentsonline.

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