PANASONIC GH5 - LENS ADAPTERS AND SPEED BOOSTERS

PANASONIC GH5 - LENS ADAPTERS AND SPEED BOOSTERS
'One of the things that first attracted me to m4/3 was the ability to use other lens ranges via adapters. And that continues to this day. I've built of a collection of mostly second hand lenses for Canon EF, Nikon F, Leica M and Leica R mounts. I also have a collection of adapters including speed boosters for the Nikon, Canon and Leica R sets.' 
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Smartphones and / or Mirrorless

Smartphones and / or  Mirrorless
'Going forward I can see photographers having a wide range of choice. We will still all go out with our DSLR's and Mirrorless 'marvels' but how many of us won't take our smartphone with us as well. Not many I suspect.'
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THE PANASONIC GX80 - Embrace the mediocre

THE PANASONIC GX80 - Embrace the mediocre
'Maybe when a few more companies follow Samsung and depart this marketplace will we return to a film camera sales situation and hopefully those commercially corrupt parasites who make a dishonest living attempting to convince us of their expertise will bugger off and start reviewing nose hair clippers or some such.'
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PANASONIC TZ100 USER EXPERIENCE

PANASONIC TZ100 USER EXPERIENCE
'When I went to The Photography show earlier this year I played around with the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100 and was very impressed by it. Following on from that I've had the opportunity to try one out for a few days and the following are my impressions of it.'
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Thinking of upgrading your gear? Don't Bother - buy Iridient Developer instead.

Thinking of upgrading your gear? Don't Bother - buy Iridient Developer instead.
'To put it in context what I get from it, as opposed to using Photoshop ACR, is like the difference between using an average kit lens (Photoshop) and a top of the range prime (Iridient).'
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And people wonder why professionals still use DSLR's

And people wonder why professionals still use DSLR's
'So not only does this Canon have more pixels, better dynamic range, faster AF, better battery life, higher specs., a full frame sensor and better lens range than any mirrorless camera, it also has IS every bit as good as the much talked up cameras mentioned above.'
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Panasonic GX8 + Canon lens. The best IS ever?

Panasonic GX8 + Canon lens. The best IS ever?
'The above video was shot 100% hand held using a Panasonic GX8 plus a Canon 24mm f/2.8 IS lens fitted via a Metabones Canon EF > m4/3 0.71x crop AF adapter. The lens IS is switched on as is the IBIS in the Panasonic. As you can see after editing the footage in iMovie and adding that apps. IS function, the footage is rock solid and looks just like it was shot on a tripod. '
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Olympus 7-14mm f/2.8 compared to Samyang 14mm f/2.8 via adapter on Panasonic GX8

Olympus 7-14mm f/2.8 compared to Samyang 14mm f/2.8 via adapter on Panasonic GX8
'For this post I did a direct comparison between my Olympus 7-14mm f/2.8 zoom at 9mm and my Samyang 14mm f/2.8 (Nikon mount) fitted to my Panasonic GX8 via a Metabones 0.64x Speed Booster. Both lenses were then approximating a 'full-frame' / 35mm sized sensor at 18mm. The idea being to see if there was any significant difference between the two.'
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Using Adapted lenses - an overview

Using Adapted lenses - an overview
'Now the camera manufacturers, the fanboys and the brand besotted don't like this at all, but then if that isn't a great reason to champion adapting lenses I don't know what is!!!'
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