The 2012 London Olympic Games were captured (in images and video) by Getty photographer Dean Mouharopoulous, who shot exclusively with the Panasonic DMC-G5 camera. In this video, Dean and Panasonic experts talk about using the G5 in different situations and finding the right lens to get the best shot. From Mirrorless Central: We love the Panny Lenses discussed in the video, and there are a lot of other phenomenal lenses that are compatible with the M43 format. In fact, if you’re going the interchangeable lens route, micro four thirds is a great option as there are more lenses available in [More]
Good news! Our industry is heading toward a big change that will free us up a bit as creative image makers. Less fuss and more fun! We’re seeing all kinds of technology coming our way that will allow us to be better photographers, more profitable business people, and kindle your creative spark. We just have to be open to it, and choose the right pieces to fit with our own “process” of creating and displaying and selling images. We want to shoot SMARTER, not harder. Check out our ‘Recommended’ gallery to the right for some of today’s best Mirrorless, Hybrid [More]
Looking to break into hybrid imaging with a focus (no pun intended ~_^) on video? Panasonic mirrorless cameras have long been celebrated for their video capabilities, and by using one of their interchangeable lens options, you can achieve professional quality video AND great still images as well. So how does the new Panasonic Lumix G5 stack up against Panny’s 2 year old flagship model, the GH2? Watch as individual questions are answered by Panasonic experts during a live talk with online users. At MirrorlessCentral, we believe that you can’t go wrong with either option, especially now that the GH2 price [More]
Questions about the soon-to-be-released Lumix GH3 are flooding in for our chief tech editor Will Crockett. We have not seen the GH3, and cannot speak for Panasonic, but we can share what we DO know about this highly anticipated hybrid imaing camera. In this special Crockettville Blog post, Will answers a few questions from the ShootSmarter.com and picturingHD.com viewers about what he expects from the GH3. >>CLICK HERE<< for incredible pricing on the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2 16.05 MP Live MOS Interchangeable Lens Camera with 3-inch Free-Angle Touch Screen LCD and 14-42mm Hybrid Lens (Black)
Sony’s 5 Series boasts a new addition, NEX-5R. Inheriting the same high-quality imaging and ease-of-use for which the Series is renowned, NEX-5R builds on these strengths. Check out the NEX 5R, and it’s new big brother, the NEX 6 below:
This is the Sony NEX-5R, the latest addition to the NEX range, and the direct replacement for the NEX-5N. Compared with the NEX-5N there’s a re-designed APS-C sensor, improved sensitivity performance, a hybrid auto-focus system, App compatibility, Wi-Fi connectivity, degree tiltable touch screen and a few additions to the body. Here Ali Jennings takes a look at Sony’s latest NEX release.
The New Digital Single Lens Mirrorless Camera LUMIX G5 Best Price on the Panasonic DMC-G5 16 MP Compact System Camera with 3-Inch LCD – Body Only (Black)
Mike and Nick from Unique Photo do some night shooting to measure the Canon G1X, Panasonic GX1 and the Olympus OMD EM5 in a head to head to head match up. From Mirrorless Central: Bottom Line – The OMD EM5 and the Panasonic GX1 are both great cameras, they’re two of our favorites from the last year or so and you can’t go wrong with either. We haven’t personally tested the Canon, but it looks like a decent offering for those who aren’t in to interchangeable lenses. Our conclusion: The OMD is clearly the “Mercedes” of the bunch, and it [More]
A short film shot with the new Olympus OMD EM-5. Took a in a shopping mall to shoot. Shot it with Monotone settings straight out of camera.
Another review of the Olympus OM-D EM-5, hands down one of the best mirrorless cameras – check that – one of the best cameras PERIOD, to come out in the last several years. Pros and enthusiasts alike love this camera for it’s stunning Image Quality, 5 point image stabilization, lightining fast autofocus and retro form factor. If you’re interested in the OMD, we also recommend that you pick up the optional battery grip. It makes the camera easier to hold, and of course, adds to the battery life.
On a frigid Calgary day, Panasonic let us try out a pre-release GX1. The Camera Store’s Chris Niccolls walks you through the features of the GX1, while attempting to stay warm and not get kicked out of the mall. Shot and Edited by Jordan Drake Shot on the Panasonic AF100 The GX1 is a great camera, period… but it’s especially great for someone who’s looking to capture high quality photos and video, but pack that ability into a body that’s easy to carry around – and the GX1 delivers on all counts. At the time of this posting, the GX1 [More]
The Panasonic GF series has taken an interesting change of direction ever since the brilliant GF1 was first announced. With the GF2 and GF3 losing admirers of the range thanks to them losing key features. But now the GX1 is here and it’s promising to be the successor to the GF1. Is it any good though? The GX1 is a great camera, period… but it’s especially great for someone who’s looking to capture high quality photos and video, but pack that ability into a body that’s easy to carry around – and the GX1 delivers on all counts. At the [More]
Will Crockett is the Photo-Guru behind DiscoverMirrorless.com, ShootSmarter.com and a host of other websites. He’s an industry visionary who is ushering in a new era of “Hybrid Imaging” – a combination of photo, video and audio that can all be produced by a new wave of smaller, less expensive yet powerful and highly sophisticated mirrorless cameras. Of course, we here at MirrorlessCentral.com happen to agree with Will. That’s why we’ve created this website, so you can keep up to date with all the latest cameras, lenses and gear that will help you ride the wave of the Mirrorless Revolution! Will, [More]