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Just a few short months ago, it was announced that the Blackmagic Cinema Camera would be receiving a Micro 4/3 lens mount option alternative to its original Canon EF mount. Granted, for those of us still waiting on the BMCC to ship, a few short months is no stretch of time to merely shrug off — particularly when the mount announced was to be a “passive” or “dumb” one, meaning electronic control would not be supported for smart MFT lenses. There’s been speculation that this would change — and given Blackmagic’s recent addition to the consortium of companies aligned with the official Micro 4/3 standard, this speculation seems less outlandish than ever. More »

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It looks like the wait is almost over. According to 43 Rumors, the new Lumix G X VARIO 12-35mm f2.8  should be shipping this week in Asia and Europe (no word yet on the U.S. and Canada), and the Olympus 75mm f1.8 should be coming in July. If you’ve had a hankering to see videos of these lenses in action then you’re in luck: More »

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There have been some developments in the m43 world as of late. The new Voigtlander 17.5mm f0.95 lens was recently released along with a hands-on video by Seb Farges, the Olympus OM-D E-M5 takes on the Nikon D800 in a new shootout, and Gabriel Verdugo has been toiling to create a GH2 that uses a Polaroid lens: More »