Micro Four-thirds @ CES...

I just returned from what felt like a marathon trip, first to CES in Las Vegas and then on to ImagingUSA in Phoenix. Panasonic, my employer, had booths at both events and Olympus was at CES but not ImagingUSA. A new player JK Imaging/Kodak showed a MFT camera at CES for $499. I’ll write...

Mirrorless Photos from ...

Special Guest Post by Jamie Zartman “Mirrorless, mirrorless on the wall, who is the greatest?…Well it depends” As an amateur photographer located on the western slope of Colorado I have succumbed to the allure of mirrorless cameras: They’re lighter, smaller, and have somewhat...

Mirrorless Time Travel

I’m walking down Wilcox Street in Castle Rock CO carrying a Panasonic Lumix G5 with a Zeiss 21mm lens mounted on it and then all of a sudden—Shazaam! I’m 40 years younger walking the streets of Baltimore as a student at the Maryland Institute of Art working on a class...

Mirrorless Model Shoot

Last week a photographer in Eugene, Oregon emailed me asking if it would be possible to try out the Panasonic Lumix GH3 in his studio for a model shoot. Since I haven’t used the GH3 in a studio setting and I was headed for Eugene I jumped at the chance. Besides the Lumix GH3 I brought...

Use Any Lens on Micro F...

  Today’s Post by Mark Toal When Micro Four-thirds mirrorless cameras were introduced a lot of people discovered that that almost every lens ever made could be adapted to work on with these Panasonic and Olympus camera bodies. Since these cameras don’t have mirrors the lenses...

Is 2014 the Year for Mi...

A couple of things have happened in the past few months that make me think that the mirrorless camera message has finally sunk in with photographers. In my work with Panasonic visiting camera stores, customers are realizing the benefit of having a small camera that gets great results;...