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Nikon Z7 Overview, Setup, General

Setup, IBIS performance, focusing..

Leica M Lenses on Olympus OM-D E-M5

Does pricey M glass deliver on mirrorless?.

Fujifilm Finepix X100

The best compact big-sensor digital camera yet?.

Sony DSC-RX100

Stunningly high image quality in a 20MP point and shoot tiny camera..

The Four Thirds and Micro Four Thirds Format

General things to know about Four Thirds and Micro Four Thirds..

Panasonic GH4

Still photos and gorgeous 4K UltraHD video..

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 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..

Panasonic Lumix G 8mm f/3.5 Fisheye

A fisheye with great contrast and high resolving power..

Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 8-18mm f/2.8-4 ASPH

Compact wide angle equivalent to 16-36mm..

Panasonic Leica Summilux 12mm f/1.4 ASPH

Fast, bright and well corrected wide angle..

Panasonic Lumix G 14mm f/2.5 ASPH

Wide angle pancake lens..

Panasonic Leica DG Summilux 15mm f/1.7 ASPH Micro 4/3

A weak sibling covers the wide end.

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..

Panasonic Leica DG Nocticron 42.5mm f/1.2 ASPH

Fast, bright and highly corrected medium telephoto..

Panasonic Leica DG Elmarit 200mm f/2.8 POWER O.I.S.

High performance super telephoto..

Voigtlander Nokton 42.5mm f/0.95

Ultra fast medium telephoto manual focus lens..

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..

Panasonic Lumix GH3

Full size m4/3 camera body with a video orientation..

Comparisons across format.

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

Olympus E-P1 micro-4/3 camera

Great image quality, but....

Panasonic G-1 micro-4/3 camera

Panasonic G-1 especially compared to the Olympus E-P1. Intriguing results with RAW vs in-camera JPEG. RAW file included for your own analysis..

Fujifilm Fujinon XF 56mm f/1.2

A bright short telephoto lens..

Zeiss Loxia 25mm f/2.4 Distagon

Outstanding wide angle, superb performer..

Overview of Sigma Foveon Sensor cameras

Foveon X3 true-color sensor for outstanding resolution..

Sigma DP-2 with Foveon X3 sensor

[Archive] Sigma DP-2 with the amazing Foveon X3 sensor (original, LOW RES camera, not a Merrill)..

Recommended Photo Gear

Stuff I use..

Diffraction

The limits of resolution are governed by physics..

Ask Lloyd Chambers

Questions and answers on photography and computers and more..


Blog posts, reverse chronological

2019

2019-02-26 Reader Comment: Panasonic S1R and its L-Mount Lens Choices Including Sigma DG HSM Art Lenses

2019-02-25 Sigma Announces 11 Lenses for L-Mount (Panasonic S1 and Panasonic S1R) + Reader Comments

2019-02-25 Reader Comment: Fake News Camera Reviews (how will the Panasonic S1R perform)

2019-02-18 Reader Comment: Nikon Mirrorless or Canon Mirrorless

2019-02-02 Reader Comments on the Panasonic S1R System

2019-02-01 Panasonic S1R and Panasonic S1 with L-Mount To Ship in April, can use new Panasonic Lenses plus Leica SL Lenses, Sigma and Zeiss and Leica M Lenses

2019-02-01 Competition Intensifies in the Mirrorless Market and the Deals are Starting

2018

2018-10-03 Reader Comment: Panasonic S1R with L-Mount Might be the Holy Grail for Leica M Lenses

2018-09-29 Panasonic Bolsters the Full-Frame Mirrorless Market with All new Sensor in Panasonic S1R and Panasonic S1

2018-09-26 The Leica/Panasonic/Sigma Alliance L-Mount Alliance

2018-09-26 Sigma Full-Frame Foveon-Sensor Camera with L-Mount

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

2018-09-04 Sensor Technology: Might Panasonic/Fujifilm Deliver an Awesome New Organic High Dynamic Range 8K Sensor That Competes with Sony?

2018-08-31 What’s Next for Mirrorless? Canon For Sure, but What About...

2018-05-24 If a Panasonic Camera or Lens Needs Repair after the Warranty Expires, does Panasonic Refuse to Repair It? Panasonic’s Response.

2018-05-20 Really Right Stuff Big Moving Sale

2018-05-17 If a Panasonic Camera or Lens Needs Repair after the Warranty Expires, does Panasonic Refuse to Repair It? (UPDATED with comments)

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

2018-04-30 Panasonic Leica 200mm f/2.8 Examples: Zion National Park Kolob Canyons, Clearing Storm

2018-04-29 Panasonic Leica 200mm f/2.8 Examples: Birds and Horses

2018-04-29 Panasonic Leica 200mm f/2.8 Examples: Bighorn Sheep Rams

2018-04-23 Panasonic Leica 200mm f/2.8 Examples: Pronghorn Antelope

2018-04-22 Pronghorn Antelope, Buck and Does

2018-04-19 Bighorn Sheep, Elk, Wild Horses — All Are Moving Up to Summer Habitat

2018-03-15 Reader Question for Sony A7R III: Zeiss Loxia 25mm f/2.4 or Zeiss Milvus 25mm f/1.4 Adapted?

2018-03-14 Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 8-18mm f/2.8-4 ASPH: Examples in Color and B&W in Trona/Panamint Area

2018-03-13 Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 8-18mm f/2.8-4 ASPH

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

2017-01-05 4K Television Developments at CES

2016

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

2016-09-01 Panasonic Leica DG Summilux 12mm f/1.4 ASPH

2016-07-07 Handy Wish Lists at B&H Photo

2016-05-26 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Powerhouse

2016-04-05 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Powerhouse

2016-01-25 Play 4K Videos on 4K TV: Load Onto USB3 Drive

2015

2015-12-20 B&H Deals: Fujifilm, Panasonic, Sony, Apple

2015-07-02 Panasonic DMC-DM1P: a Camera that is a Phone, now in stock

2015-06-08 Apple iPhone is a Phone with Camera, Panasonic DMC-DM1P is a Camera with Phone

2015-03-03 Gear In Review

2014

2014-08-01 Panasonic Leica 15mm f/1.7 DG Summilux ASPH: Focus Shift Study

2014-07-31 What’s the Best Lens for Micro Four Thirds?

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

2014-05-14 Transcoding Panasonic GH4 UltraHD 4K Video to 1080p: 2013 Mac Pro with Final Cut Pro and QuickTime

2014-05-13 Thoughts on Panasonic GH4 and GH4 Video Quality vs Sony A7s (Sensor Size)

2014-05-10 Panasonic GH4: Video Coverage/Crop and Still Image Quality from Raw or JPEG vs MOV Frames

2014-05-09 4K Video Data Rates, Fault Tolerance, Backup

2014-05-08 Panasonic GH4 Video Quality: Videos Posted With Comments Plus Derived 1920/2560/3840 Still Images

2014-05-08 Panasonic GH4 Video Quality: Very Low Light Video Quality for 1080p from 4K

2014-05-06 Panasonic GH4: 4K Video and SDXC Card Speed

2014-04-27 Panasonic GH4 Now Shipping

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

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

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 Voigtlander Nokton 42.5mm f/0.95 Aperture Series ‘Magenta Flower on Green’

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

2014-03-11 Panasonic Leica DG Nocticron 42.5mm f/1.2 ASPH and Voigtlander 42.5mm f/0.95 for Micro Four Thirds

2014-02-04 Iridient Developer Updated for Fujifilm, Olympus, Panasonic, Canon, PhaseOne

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 Panasonic Leica DG Nocticron 42.5mm f/1.2 ASPH for Micro Four Thirds (Panasonic, Olympus)

2013

2013-12-18 Richard Franiec grip for Panasonic GM1

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

2013-10-26 Iridient Developer Updated for Nikon, Sony, Fujifilm, Panasonic, Leica

2013-10-01 Canon Rebates, new Apple iMac, Nikon AW1 Waterproof Camera, Panasonic GX7

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

2013-08-13 Panasonic 20mm f/1.7 II Pancake Lens

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)

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

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

2013-01-16 Panasonic GH3: Stymied with 1 Second Shutter Speed Limit

2012

2012-11-02 Deal: $249 for Panasonic Lumix DMC LX5

2012-10-17 Panasonic Lumix G 8mm f/3.5 Fisheye Aperture Series (Wyman Cabin Interior)

2012-10-17 Panasonic Lumix G 8mm f/3.5 Fisheye Aperture Series (Wyman Cabin Exterior)

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

2012-08-31 Retina-resolution Images Now Deployed Here

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

2012-08-27 Panasonic Leica 45mm f/2.8 Macro-Elmarit ASPH Examples on 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

2012-08-09 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 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

2012-08-05 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 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

2012-08-04 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 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

2012-07-21 Advance Coverage on Four Thirds and Micro Four Thirds Lenses

2012-07-18 Panasonic Lumix G5 Micro 4/3 Camera

2012-07-18 Olympus Super High Grade (SHG) Lenses for 4/3 and Micro 4/3 MFT

2012-07-16 A Great Deal on a 4/3 Camera? (Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3 Digital Camera with 14mm Lens)

2012-02-21 Instant Rebates: Panasonic, Olympus, Sony, Canon

2012-01-19 Leica Lens Availability— Supply Likely To Tighten Even More

2011

2011-10-11 Arca Swiss L Brackets for Compact Cameras (Olympus, Sony, Panasonic, Samsung, Canon, Nikon)

2011-09-02 Fuji X100 — Great Sensor, and Thoughts on the Panasonic GF3 and Olympus E-P3

2009

2009-07-25 Panasonic G1 reviewed

2009-07-21 Panasonic G-1

2008

2008-07-23 Trendsetter? Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

2007

2007-05-13 Why digital point and shoot cameras are “all shit”

2006

2006-11-11 Leica vs Panasonic

2006-06-19 Fujifilm F30 point and shoot

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