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Leica M Lenses on Olympus OM-D E-M5

Does pricey M glass deliver on mirrorless?.

Olympus Zuiko SHG 7-14mm f/2 ED

Ultra high performance ultra-wide zoom lens..

Olympus Zuiko SHG 14-35mm f/2 ED

Ultra high performance zoom lens..

Olympus Zuiko SHG 35-100mm f/2 ED

Ultra high performance medium telephoto zoom..

Olympus Super High Grade (SHG) Four Thirds Lenses

Ultra high performance lenses..

Olympus M.Zuiko 7-14mm f/2.8 PRO

Wide angle zoom equivalent (14-28mm equivalent)..

Olympus Zuiko 12mm f/2 ED

A compact high performance fast wide angle..

Olympus Zuiko 12-40mm f/2.8 PRO Zoom

A high performance mid-range zoom..

Olympus M.Zuiko 17mm f/1.8

A fast moderate wide angle..

Olympus Zuiko 50mm f/2 ED Macro

Olympus full Four Thirds macro lens..

Olympus M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 60mm f/2.8 ED Macro

Native Micro Four Thirds macro lens..

Olympus Zuiko 45mm f/1.8 ED

Olympus lenses for Micro Four Thirds cameras..

Olympus Zuiko 75mm f/1.8 ED Telephoto

Beautiful bokeh, long reach fast speed, compact lens..

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 300mm f/4 IS PRO

Super telephoto with superb bokeh and color correction..

Panasonic Lumix G 14mm f/2.5 ASPH

Wide angle pancake lens..

Panasonic Leica DG Summilux 25mm f/1.4 ASPH Micro 4/3

A fast and lovely 'normal' lens (50mm equiv) for Micro 4/3..

Panasonic Lumix G Vario 7-14mm f/4 ASPH

Ultra wide angle zoom..

Olympus OM-D E-M1

A worthy upddate to the E-M5 with pro-grade build quality..

Olympus OM-D E-M5

Superb ergonomic design in a compact camera..

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II

Updated model with hi-res sensor shift mode..

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II

Flagship model for 2017..

Comparisons across format.

Can smaller sensor cameras compete with larger ones on any basis?.

Metabones SpeedBooster for Sony NEX

Use DSLR lenses at ~native focal length, and gain a stop of speed..

Landscape Photography at Wide Apertures

Escape the banale postcard look by shooting landscapes at f/1.4 or f/0.95..

Canon 50mm Lenses

Is Canon’s f/1.2 lens really better than an inexpensive f/1.4 or f/1.8?.

Olympus Zuiko Auto-S 50mm f/1.2

An ultra-fast older design still offers appeal on modern digital..

Focus Shift In-Depth

Focus shift assesments of a wide variety of lenses of various brands. Shows a range of apertures for each lens and the mount of focus shift, discusses how to compensate for it..


Blog posts, reverse chronological

2018

2018-09-07 Terrific B&H Photo Trade-In Deals on Panasonic: Traded in Olympus OM-D E-M1 for a Panasonic Lumix DC-G9

2018-05-06 Olympus M.ZUIKO 45mm f/1.2 Aperture Series: Zion Sandstone, Dusk

2018-05-05 Reviewed: Olympus M.ZUIKO 45mm f/1.2 for Micro Four Thirds

2017

2017-01-08 Heavy Rain Continues: Examples with the Panasonic 12mm f/1.4 on Olympus E-M1 II

2017-01-07 Fabulous Synergy: Olympus E-M1 Mark II + Panasonic 42.5mm f/1.2 Nocticron, Examples from the Las Vegas Strip

2017-01-06 Panasonic GH5 vs Olympus E-M1 Mark II

2016

2016-12-24 Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: User Interface Problems, No Choice but to Disable the TouchScreen

2016-12-20 Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II First Look: High-Res Mode

2016-12-20 Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II First Look: Initial Comments

2016-09-19 Olympus 25mm f/1.2 PRO

2016-09-19 Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: Major Improvements and New Features

2016-09-19 Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: Sport Shooter’s Dream?

2016-07-05 B&H Photo Lens Week Savings + Bundle Savings

2016-03-14 Olympus 300mm f/4 IS Pro Aperture Series: Flash-Flood-Shredded Brush on Marble Canyon Wall, Death Valley

2016-03-14 Olympus 300mm f/4 IS Pro: Examples in Death Valley’s Cottonwood Canyon

2016-03-14 Reviewed: Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 300mm f/4 IS PRO

2016-03-10 Field Testing the Olympus 300mm f/4

2015

2015-08-05 Olympus M.ZUIKO 7-14mm f/2.8 PRO Aperture Series @14mm: Dana Lake, Water View + Sensor Shift Artifacting

2015-08-05 Olympus M.ZUIKO 7-14mm f/2.8 PRO Aperture Series @14mm: Still Pool of Water Amid Grasses

2015-08-03 Olympus M.ZUIKO 7-14mm f/2.8 PRO Aperture Series @10mm: Vernal Creek in Dana Meadow

2015-08-03 Olympus M.ZUIKO 7-14mm f/2.8 PRO Aperture Series @7mm: Dana Lake, Dana Glacier and Peak

2015-07-19 'Found' Cases for Gear

2015-04-03 Processing Olympus OMD E-M5 Mark II Hi-Res RAW with Adobe Camera Raw

2015-03-25 Olympus OMD E-M5 Mark II: Hi-Res Sensor Shift Mode EXAMPLES

2015-03-25 Olympus OMD E-M5 Mark II: Hi-Res Sensor Shift Mode vs Standard-res, NOISE Compared

2015-03-24 Reader Comment: Olympus E-M5 Mark II High-Res Mode

2015-03-20 Hi-Res Sensor Shift: Can 16 megapixels become 40 megapixels?

2015-03-20 Olympus OMD E-M5 Mark II: Just How Good is the Hi-Res Sensor Shift Mode?

2015-03-12 Panoramic Megapixels (stitching): Olympus EM5 Mark II, Lone Pine and Mt Whitney

2015-03-08 Olympus OMD E-M5 Mark II: Sensor Shift Mode (updated)

2015-03-03 Gear In Review

2014

2014-09-10 4K Video: What I want to See at Photokina is Functional, not Fancy

2014-07-11 B&H Photo Now Offers Free Expedited Shipping (1/2/3 days depending on location)

2014-05-15 Panasonic GH4 4K UltraHD Video: High Performing Lenses

2014-05-05 Reader Comment: Travel Cameras (Sigma DP Merrill, etc)

2014-04-21 Camera Profiles: Converting Raw in Adobe Photoshop ACR or Lightroom for Olympus OM-D E-M1

2014-04-07 Olympus Zuiko Auto-S 50mm f/1.2: Oldy but Goody?

2014-03-31 Olympus OM-D E-M1 Now Supports Electronic First Curtain (EFC) Shutter

2014-03-16 Panasonic Nocticron 42.5/1.2: Examples

2014-03-16 Panasonic Nocticron 42.5/1.2: Flare

2014-03-15 Shootout: Panasonic Leica DG Nocticron 42.5mm f/1.2 ASPH vs Voigtlander Nokton 42.5mm f/0.95 (Olympic Bar, EM1)

2014-03-14 Panasonic Leica DG Nocticron 42.5mm f/1.2 ASPH Aperture Series ‘Picnic Table’

2014-03-13 Panasonic Leica DG Nocticron 42.5mm f/1.2 ASPH Aperture Series ‘Magenta Flower on Green’

2014-03-13 Recovering a Deleted File from a Camera Card (Olympus E-M1 Fumble Buttons)

2014-03-13 Voigtlander Nokton 42.5mm f/0.95 Aperture Series ‘Magenta Flower on Green’

2014-02-23 Adobe Camera Raw / ACR Silently Corrects Images With No User Control with Some Cameras/Lenses

2014-01-30 Olympus E-M1 + 12-40mm f/2.8 PRO @ 12mm: Aperture Series with Diffraction and Quality Discussion (Boulder Logjam)

2014-01-29 When Raw Cooks the Goose: Raw Converter Silent and Uncontrollable Correction for the Lens

2014-01-28 Shootout at 25mm on Olympus E-M1: SHG 14-35mm f/2.8 vs 25mm f/1.4 DG Summilux

2014-01-09 Shootout at 25mm on Olympus E-M1: 12-40mm f/2.8 PRO, SHG 14-35mm f/2.8, 25mm f/1.4 DG Summilux

2014-01-07 Olympus OM-D E-M1: Noise, Color Space for Raw Conversion, Sharpening

2014-01-06 Olympus OM-D E-M1: Well, I Bought One

2013

2013-12-14 Reviewed: Olympus OM-D E-M1, with Examples (Lundy Canyon + Panasonic Leica 25/1.4)

2013-11-17 Olympus 12-40mm f/2.8 Zoom

2013-11-15 Unseasonally Warm Weather and 7 Lenses to Shoot = Back to Mountains

2013-11-08 Olympus E-M1 In the Field

2013-10-10 Iridient Developer 2.3 Update Improves Sigma DP Merrill X3F Support, Adds Olympus E-M1 et al

2013-09-28 Reader Comments on Ricoh GR and More

2013-09-10 Olympus OM-D E-M1 Announced

2013-09-09 Olympus E-M1 Arrives

2013-08-13 Olympus and Panasonic Instant Savings

2013-08-10 Nikon’s Camera Sales for Q1, 2013

2013-08-01 Camera Production Figures (CIPA)

2013-07-28 Another Reader Enjoys the Ricoh GR

2013-07-28 Olympus VF-4 Electronic Viewfinder: Terrific Improvement over Built-In E-M5 EVF

2013-07-24 Micro Four Thirds vs APS-C: Aspect Ratio

2013-07-24 Micro Four Thirds vs APS-C: Lens Size

2013-07-24 Micro Four Thirds vs APS-C: Size and Weight Realities

2013-07-24 Micro Four Thirds vs APS-C: Summary

2013-07-23 Micro Four Thirds: Withering on the Vine

2013-06-12 EVF Compatibility: Olympus EVF Offerings on Leica M Typ 240

2013-06-06 EVF Compatibility: Does the Olympus VF4 Work on the Leica M Typ 240?

2013-05-10 Olympus Introduces PEN E-P5

2013-01-27 Five Appealing Cameras

2013-01-22 Olympus Zuiko 17mm f/1.8 on E-M5: Stepped vs Continuous Focusing

2013-01-21 Compared: Olympus Zuiko 17mm f/1.8 vs Olympus SHG 14-35mm f/2 ED

2013-01-17 Aperture Series: Olympus Zuiko 17mm f/1.8 on E-M5

2013-01-16 m4/3 Compared: Panasonic Lumix GH3 vs Olympus OM-D E-M5

2013-01-15 Olympus Zuiko Auto-S 50mm f/1.2

2012

2012-11-26 Olympus Zuiko 60mm f/2.8 ED Macro — Field Examples

2012-11-25 Getting the Best Results From the Olympus E-M5 — ETTR in the Field

2012-11-25 Sigma DN 19mm f/2.8 on Olympus E-M5

2012-11-25 Sigma DN 30mm f/2.8 on Olympus E-M5

2012-11-19 Getting the Best Results From the Olympus E-M5

2012-11-17 Olympus Zuiko 60mm f/2.8 ED Macro — Confirming Field Curvature In the Field

2012-11-16 Compared: Olympus 60mm f/2.8 ED Macro vs SHG 35-100mm f/2 ED (REMATCH, 2 Samples)

2012-11-15 Olympus M.Zuiko 17mm f/1.8 for Micro Four Thirds

2012-11-14 Olympus Zuiko 60mm f/2.8 ED Macro — Field Curvature Assessment

2012-11-12 Olympus 60mm f/2.8 ED Macro — 2nd Sample Coming

2012-11-11 Compared: Olympus M. Zuiko 60mm f/2.8 ED Macro vs Olympus SHG 35-100mm f/2 ED

2012-11-10 Compared: Olympus M. Zuiko 75mm f/1.8 ED vs Olympus SHG 35-100mm f/2 ED

2012-11-10 Focusing the Olympus 75mm f/1.8 ED — How Much Visual Difference Does 20mm difference at 2 Meters Make?

2012-11-08 Olympus M. Zuiko 60mm f/2.8 ED Macro for Micro Four Thirds Now Available

2012-10-26 Really Right Stuff Plate with Grip for Olympus OM-D E-M5 — Field Experience

2012-10-22 Olympus M. Zuiko 60mm f/2.8 ED Macro (Micro Four Thirds)

2012-10-21 Olympus 75mm f/1.8 ED Examples (Yosemite)

2012-10-21 Olympus SHG 14-35mm f/2 ED — Does It “Cover” more than a Four Thirds/MFT Sensor? (Updated, Camera Obscura)

2012-10-20 Shootout: Olympus SHG 14-35mm f/2 ED vs Leica 21mm f/3.4 Super-Elmar-M ASPH

2012-10-19 Olympus SHG 35-100mm f/2 ED — Initial Evalution Examples

2012-10-18 Shootout: Olympus SHG 14-35mm f/2 ED vs Leica 28mm M Lenses

2012-10-18 Shootout: Olympus SHG 14-35mm f/2 ED vs Leica 35/1.4 ASPH and 35/2 ASPH, and Zeiss 35/2 Biogon

2012-10-17 Best Lenses for Olympus OM-D E-M5? (and Micro Four Thirds)

2012-10-17 Olympus Zuiko 12mm f/2 ED Aperture Series (Wyman Cabin)

2012-10-17 Olympus Zuiko 45mm f/1.8 ED Aperture Series (Wyman Cabin)

2012-10-17 Olympus Zuiko 75mm f/1.8 ED Aperture Series (Wyman Cabin)

2012-10-12 Panasonic Leica DG Summilux 25mm f/1.4 ASPH on Olympus OM-D E-M5 (De Chambeau Ranch)

2012-10-11 Panasonic Leica DG Summilux 25mm f/1.4 ASPH on Olympus OM-D E-M5 (White Mountains)

2012-10-10 Comparison on Olympus E-M5: Panasonic Leica 25mm f/1.4 vs Olympus 14-35mm f/2 vs Leica 24mm /3.8 Elmar-M ASPH (Wyman Cabin)

2012-09-13 Landscape Examples on Olympus E-M5 with Olympus 12mm f/2 ED, 75mm f/1.8 ED, Panasonic 45mm f/2.8 Macro

2012-09-07 Video With Olympus OM-D E-M5

2012-09-02 Can a Small Camera Compete With a Full-Frame DSLR? (Olympus E-M5, Sony RX100, Canon 5D Mark III)

2012-08-29 Really Right Stuff Plate with Grip for Olympus OM-D E-M5

2012-08-27 Compared: Olympus SHG 14-35mm f/2 ED to Panasonic Lumix G 14mm f/2.5 ASPH

2012-08-27 Panasonic Leica 45mm f/2.8 Macro-Elmarit ASPH Examples on Olympus OM-D E-M5

2012-08-27 Panasonic Lumix G 8mm f/3.5 fisheye Examples on Olympus OM-D E-M5

2012-08-26 Olympus Zuiko 75mm f/1.8 ED Aperture Series (Black & White, Aspens)

2012-08-26 Olympus Zuiko 75mm f/1.8 ED Aperture Series (Bristlecones)

2012-08-26 Olympus Zuiko 75mm f/1.8 ED Aperture Series (More Bristlecones)

2012-08-26 Olympus Zuiko 75mm f/1.8 ED for Panoramas (Patriarch Grove)

2012-08-19 Reader Asks: Sony RX100 or Olympus OM-D E-M5?

2012-08-14 Views from a Bike: Sony RX100 and Olympus E-M5 (White Mountain Peak)

2012-08-11 Olympus E-M5 + Zuiko 75mm f/1.8 ED

2012-08-09 Olympus E-M5 + 75mm f/1.8 ED (Bighorn Sheep in Silver Canyon)

2012-08-09 Olympus E-M5 + 8mm Fisheye On the Bike in the Mountains

2012-08-06 7mm Comparison: Panasonic 7-14mm f/4 ASPH vs Olympus SHG 7-14mm f/4 ED on Olympus OM-D E-M5

2012-08-05 Micro Four Thirds 12mm Shootout! Olympus 12mm f/2 ED and SHG 7-14mm f/4 ED, Panasonic 7-14mm f/4 ASPH and 12-35mm f/2.8 ASPH

2012-08-05 Micro Four Thirds 14mm Shootout! Panasonic 14mm f/2.5 ASPH, Olympus SHG 7-14mm f/4 ASPH, Panasonic 12-35mm f/2.8 ASPH, Olympus SHG 7-14mm f/4 ED, Olympus SHG 14-35mm f/2 ED

2012-08-05 Micro Four Thirds 20mm Shootout! Panasonic 20mm f/1.7 ASPH vs 12-35mm f/2.8 ASPH vs Olympus SHG 14-35mm f/2 ED vs Canon 40mm f/2.8 STM

2012-08-04 Must-have Lenses for Micro Four Thirds (and for Olympus OM-D E-M5)

2012-08-01 Micro Four Thirds Macro Lens Shootout on Olympus OM-D E-M5! Panasonic Leica 45mm f/2.8 Macro-Elmarit ASPH vs Olympus 50mm f/2 ED vs Olympus 45mm f/1.8 ED

2012-07-31 Olympus OM-D E-M5: How Much To Sharpen in Adobe Camera RAW

2012-07-31 Pancake Lens Shootout! Panasonic Lumix G 20mm f/1.7 ASPH vs Canon 40mm f/2.8 STM on Olympus OM-D E-M5, Canon EOS 1D X

2012-07-30 Olympus 45mm f/1.8 for Micro 4/3

2012-07-27 At Which Aperture Does Diffraction Degrade Olympus OM-D E-M5 Image Sharpness?

2012-07-27 How Sharp is the $999 Olympus OM-D E-M5 vs the $6800 Canon EOS 1D X?

2012-07-22 Olympus OM-D E-M5 — Why Not Offer a Monochrome version?

2012-07-20 Waiting on an Olympus OM-D E-M5 Body to Test Lenses

2012-07-13 Olympus OM-D E-M5 Comparison at 12mm (Full Aperture Series)

2012-07-11 Olympus OM-D E-M5 Dynamic Range

2012-07-11 Olympus OM-D E-M5 Image 5-axis Stabilization

2012-07-11 Olympus OM-D E-M5 Review

2012-07-10 Olympus OM-D E-M5 Coverage

2012-07-02 Olympus OM-D E-M5 + 12mm f/2

2008

2008-10-17 Retro lenses: Olympus 50m f/1.2

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