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Micro Four Thirds Lens Filter Size List (Olympus, Panasonic, etc.)

Recently I was going through my filters to see which ones to keep and which ones to sell. Many of my filters were of the 58mm or 62mm variety but I even found some oddities like 43mm 😉 After some effort trying to round up lenses to see what the filter size was each, I determined to put together a complete list* of Micro Four Thirds lenses and their corresponding filter size, sorted from smallest to largest. The list was

Olympus 75mm lens

Item specifics Condition: Used : Brand: Olympus Model: Digital ED Focus Type: Auto Camera Technology: Digital Camera Type: Digital SLR Maximum Aperture: F/1.0, F/1.8 Focal Length: 75mm Series: Micro Four Thirds Focal Length Type: Fixed/Prime Bundled Items: Case Type: Telephoto, Telephoto Zoom, Portrait Country/Region of Manufacture: Japan Compatible Brand: For Four Thirds UPC: 050332185807   Detailed item info Product Information Any photo enthusiast interested or specialised in taking portraits and indoor shots will certainly reap the benefits of this high-performance

Ideal walkaround Micro Four Thirds camera lens

Recently I was asked “what is the ideal walkaround micro four-thirds camera lens?”. Of course the answer varies by the style and taste of the individual photographer, but for me the ideal walkabout lens is the Olympus 17mm f1.8 prime lens (34mm equivelant). Olympus M.Zuiko 17mm f1.8 (Black) for Olympus and Panasonic Micro 4/3 Camerashttp://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00CI3R4VUThe lens works well on the OM-D-EM1, wonderful first lens for the camera. With micro 4/3 the 17mm is the same as a 34mm lens on

Best lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras

I am very partial to the Olympus 75mm prime lens, but there are many good lenses out there for people using m43rd cameras: Three Essential Lenses for the Beginning Micro Four Thirds User – The Phoblographerhttp://www.thephoblographer.com/2013/10/08/three-essential-lenses-for-the-beginning-micro-four-thirds-user/The Micro Four Thirds system is all about great image quality in a small package. That was evident pretty much from the start, when Panasonic introduced the legendary GF1 camera and its kit-lens option, the highly praised and much-loved 20mm f1.7. Best Lenses For The Olympus

Olympus 12-40mm won’t auto focus [FIXED]

Q. I cant get the Olympus 12-40mm lens to auto focus all of a sudden? Any quick tips? -Sam A. There is a ‘manual focusing clutch’ mechanism on the lens that might have gotten bumped. “This model is equipped with the Manual Focus Clutch mechanism, which makes instant switching to manual focus possible by pulling the focusing ring toward you. ” Source: Olympus Asia So check if that got pulled back (you should just be able to push it forward). 🙂

Sony RX100 Mk II PDF user manual download

When my new RX100 Mk II arrived, I had a heck of a time finding manuals online for it. Thankfully eventually I think I found all of them! Here are download links so hopefully you will have an easier time of it 🙂 Instruction Manual http://pdf.crse.com/manuals/4465973111.pdf User Guide http://pdf.crse.com/manuals/4465969111/EN/index.html Wi-Fi Connection/ One-touch (NFC) Guide http://www.docs.sony.com/release/Flyer_4468878611.pdf

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