Four Thirds

Panasonic Lumix GF1: micro four third gear, great photographic power!

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1 is the lastest member of the Micro Four Thirds family. But before Micro Four Thirds, there was Four Thirds. With Olympus having produced relatively small film SLRs since at least the early 1970s, it was probably no surprise that they would partner with Kodak to introduce the Four Thirds System standard […]


Panasonic GF1: a serious competitor for Olympus E-P1 micro four-thirds compact camera

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1 is a 12.1-megapixel Micro Four Thirds camera, which offers a more compact form factor than its predecessors, the G1 and GH1. The Lumix GF1 looks more like the Olympus E-P1; however the GF1 also offers a pop-up flash, a feature that I sorely missed on the Olympus E-P1. The Panasonic Lumix […]


Olympus E-P1 Micro Four Thirds Rangefinder-style Camera First Thoughts and First Specs

Olympus has introduced their first Micro Four Thirds camera – the Olympus PEN E-P1. The compact new Olympus PEN E-P1 has a 12.3-megapixel sensor and it’s Olympus’ first changeable lens camera to offer a movie mode (720p HD). The Micro Four Thirds format was announced last August and since then we’ve been anxiously waiting to […]