What is Micro 4/3rds?

posted on 19th of january, 2010

Micro four thirds has been around for a bit now, but seems to be getting a lot of interest since the Olympus EP-1, EP-2 and Panasonic GF-1 were announced. After winning one of the assignments here recently I decided to splurge and get a Panasonic GF1 to replace my Canon G10.

I have to say that I couldn't be happier with it! After having used it for a month I thought I would present some of my experiences with the format, and dispel some misconceptions:

1. What is micro four thirds? It is a variant of the Four Thirds Standard...

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Posted by Peanutroaster on October 18, 2011
All of my photos to date are on a 4/3s camera - Lumix DMC-G2 (I sold off the kit lens rather quickly when it didn't cut the mustard and got a few better lens).
Posted by Bradcalkins on June 12, 2010
No problem :) I have been using friend's Pentax 50mm f/2 on it as it has an aperture ring as well... I keep thinking there must be a way to take the adapter and add aperture control, plus power for IS.
Posted by Retina2020 on June 12, 2010
Hey Brad. Thanks for the info. Quite impressive actually. Too bad I have Canon lenses. I know a lot of people using Nikon Lenses on it since they have the aperture adjustments on the lens. Thanks again.

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