Olympus OM-D E-M5 first impressions

Olympus OM-D E-M5

For me the OM-D is a superb stills camera with question marks for video. So satisfied I am with it as my main stills camera I’ve replaced both my Fuji X Pro 1 and NEX 7 with it for stills. Much better AF and the lens range were certainly a factor in that, but this camera also combines the retro good looks of the Fuji with the operational fluency and advanced featureset of the NEX 7, as well as offering superb 5 axis image stabilisation inside the body.

But how does it do for video?

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Zeiss Compact Primes coming to Panasonic GH1, GH2


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Zeiss have just issued a press release at the IFA show in Berlin, saying that:

“In addition to the PL-, EF- and F-mount, Carl Zeiss will soon also be offering the Compact Prime CP.2 lenses with Micro 4/3 and A-mount.”

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Voigtländer brings extreme shallow depth of field to GH1 with world’s fastest 25mm lens

Hot on the heals of 44Mbit AVCHD, the Panasonic GH1 just had another low light performance boost. Voigtländer of Austria have revealed a new F0.95 lens for Micro 4/3rds. The image quality of the GH1 just keeps getting better and better.

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