October 19, 2018

Sigma CEO: “M4/three is a good system for those who want compactness”

Sigma CEO Yamaki did express his love for the MFT system when Dpreviw asked him if the MFT will “be reduced” now that Panasonic joined the L-mount:
October 15, 2018

Uematsu from Panasonic: “L-mount is an addition not alternative of the MFT format. We plan to make far more M4/Three merchandise”

There is a long interview you can read at Personal View. Here I am only reposting the MFT part:PV: Many members of the ‘Personal View’ community are shooting with the Micro Four Thirds (MFT) system digital cameras including many of the Panasonic MFT system products. Therefore when during the Leica and then Panasonic press conferences prior to the opening of Photokina 2018 we have learned about new L-mount alliance, many of our community members become concern that MFT system is in danger because of these new series of L-mount cameras. Can you give us some insight on the destiny of the Panasonic MFT products?
October 6, 2018

Mark D Younger: ” Why I’m sure Olympus digital camera gear is right here to remain”

A professional camera is one that helps a working photographer make money. I took this image and hundreds of others in the same mould, with my OM30 (OMF) camera regarded as “inferior” by the camera cognoscenti of the day. However, like the OM-D range now, it had unique features not found in other equipment and so it earned its place in my camera bag for specific assignments. Read more about the “killer app” of the OM30 in the blog article. (Reproduced from an archived 35mm transparency)