Olympus O-MD E-M1X Quandary

To understand what’s going on with all the fury surrounding the E-M1X, we need only glance back at last year. 2018 was a watershed moment in mirrorless history. We not only saw Sony break the price barrier with the a7 III, but Canon and Nikon both entering the full frame market with their own full... Continue Reading →

Olympus OM-D E-M1X: For Whom?

Reviews are pouring in, and one common theme emerges: nobody can quite figure out who the OM-D E-M1X is for. Below, excerpts from a half-dozen reviews. TechRadar • Constrained by MFT sensor • EVF resolution not as high as rivals Digital Camera World • “Bulky” for Micro Four Thirds • “Pricey” for Micro Four Thirds... Continue Reading →

Enough About Mount Diameter Already!

This fixation with mount diameter is nothing more than a distraction. There are so many other factors involved in lens design, and so much room for improvement - none of which have anything at all to do with the mount diameter. The following are just a few off the top of my head: Breathing - the change... Continue Reading →

Hole Fallacies

Canon and Nikon users continue to rejoice in the belief that their respective lens mounts are superior when compared to Sony, but the latter just fired off another shot during their a6400 presentation, asserting that even f/.63 is theoretically possible. Even setting aside the vast catalogue of native lenses, E mount enjoys a singular advantage... Continue Reading →

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