As an early adopter of the Fuji X series cameras I really enjoyed my time with the X-Pro1, especially the image quality, but it did have it’s quirks that made it hard for me to use professionally. The new X-Pro2 gives us increased resolution with a 24MP sensor, a vastly improved autofocus system, faster response times, more controls, improved hybrid viewfinder and new faster shutter. The X-Pro2 is shaping up to be a serious pro tool with a rangefinder style experience. We look forward to getting our hands on it, but for now, here’s the info from Fujifilm…
Panasonic today unveils its new LUMIX DMC-GX8 interchangeable lens camera. Boasting 4K capabilities, the latest creative technologies to enhance your photography and Panasonic’s first Dual I.S (Image Stabiliser), the latest LUMIX G, with a classic compact design, is the perfect everyday companion for the style-conscious urban adventurer.
Olympus 40-150mm f2.8 review
Olympus seems committed to their system with the launch of a full range of fast, high quality, weather sealed Pro lenses and they show no signs of slowing down. The new 40-150 f/2.8 Pro telephoto lens is an absolute masterpiece with great design, fantastic build and stunning optical quality.
12 May 2015 – Olympus has added two new professional-level Micro Four Thirds lenses to its rapidly expanding M.ZUIKO PRO flagship range: the extremely bright M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 8mm Fisheye 1:1.8 PRO and the M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 7-14mm 1:2.8 PRO. Considering the Micro Four Thirds crop factor of 2x, this new duo means the M.ZUIKO PRO family now offers professional and semi-pro photographers, as well as ambitious enthusiasts, five dedicated lenses for the entire focal range – from 14mm super wide angle to 300mm super telephoto in the 35mm equivalent. The world’s brightest fisheye lens*, the M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 8mm Fisheye 1:1.8 PRO will retail for £799.99 while the M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 7-14mm 1:2.8 PRO will cost £999.99. Both go on sale from June 2015.