When the Olympus OM-D E-M1 and Panasonic Lumix GH4 were released in 2013, the differences between the two cameras were easier to summarise, as each had its own set of unique features such as 5-axis stabilisation on the E-M1 and advanced video capabilities on the Lumix.
Olympus has been developing its PRO series of lenses since late 2013, the year in which the original OM-D E-M1 was released. The first lens in the series was the M.Zuiko 12-40mm f/2.8 PRO which rapidly became a favourite amongst many advanced amateurs and professionals, ourselves included. It was later joined by five more lenses, the […]
In 2016, Panasonic decided to update the naming scheme of its Lumix range to better reflect the target audience and styling of their cameras. For example, all flat-topped cameras are now called “GX” and are followed by a series of digits that distinguish the level of the intended user. One digit is for professional use, […]
Despite rumours earlier this year that Panasonic had axed the GF series, today’s announcement of the GX850 (otherwise know as the GX800 or GF9 depending on where you live) at CES in Las Vegas would suggest that the brand hasn’t given up on their entry level cameras just yet.
Lenses with the equivalent field of view of a 50mm (35mm format reference) are amongst the most popular because they provide a perspective close to natural human vision, or the angle of view of the human eye excluding the shift to the left or right. In addition to daily snapshots and street photography, they also work well for environmental portraits if […]