The future of Olympus by Peter Forsgård

Peter Forsgård:

What did Mr. Setsuya Kataoka, Chief Technology Officer of OM Digital Solutions Corporation say at CP+ about the future of Olympus cameras? I will comment on Kataoka’s words about the future.

a bit of everything…

Exposure – [5 Tips To Get It Right]

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EVF is the Best Viewfinder –Do you agree? (Matti Sulanto).
Photography is TOO Expensive ?? – Coffee Time with Jimmy Cheng
The One Lens Every Photographer Should Have and Use: the 50mm (Explora).
Olympus 25mm f/1.8 test at Fujiablog.

Plenty of news on the facebook OMD group, Panasonic FF and the GH5 group.

Venus Optics presented the new Laowa 25mm f/0.95 MFT lens

Venus Optics presented the new lens at the CP+ show. Here are the specs of the Laowa 25mm f/0.95 MFT lens:

  • Focal length: 25 mm
  • maximum aperture ratio: F0.95
  • angle: 46.7 °
  • Lens construction: 8 groups 14 sheets (1 aspherical lens, one special low-dispersion lens, including three high refractive lenses)
  • Number of aperture blades: 9
  • Minimum shooting distance: 25 cm
  • Maximum shooting magnification: 0.17 times
  • Filter diameter: φ62mm
  • Dimensions: φ71 mm × 86 mm・ Mass: Approx. 570 g
  • Compatible mount ・ Compatible format: Microforcers

a bit of everything…

5 Tips – How to Improve Your Photography – Easy Tips for Better Photos

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The Time Has Come: A Case for Mirrorless Cameras (Explora).
Interview: Scott Bourne on new Olympus 150-400mm PRO lens – ‘when I first heard about it, it blew my mind’ (Dpreview).
Kamlan 32mm f/1.1 tested at Fujiablog.
Panasonic GH5 4 years later…no contenders? (Dpreview Forum).

Plenty of news on the facebook OMD group, Panasonic FF and the GH5 group.

Topaz: Video Enhance AI v2.0 is here and it’s on sale now

Topaz just released a big update to Video Enhance AI this week (Click here). You can try it for free and if you buy it use the code “ENHANCE15” to get an additional 15% discount on top of the $100 off you get in the first place.

This is what’s news:

Major Features

  • Two new model updates: Artemis v11, and Dione v2
  • Artemis LQ and MQ v11 evolve from Artemis v10 with added ability to handle over-sharpening artifacts in medium or low-quality progressive input videos
  • Dione TV and TD v2 are enhanced from v1 that also remove over-sharpening artifacts in medium or low quality interlaced input videos
  • UI has been updated and overhauled to provide for a better experience

Improvements

  • Menu toolbar has been added on Mac
  • When multiple videos are selected, settings in the right panel now apply to all selected videos
  • Able to open videos in their containing folder when videos are done processing
  • Model parameters and post process settings have been changed to sliders to provide for better fine-tuning
  • Reset Settings button has been added
  • Output FPS has been added to the footer at the bottom of the program
  • Reset Trim button has been added to the scrubbing toolbar

 

Here are some video samples: