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The new, recently released Olympus Zuiko 40-150mm F/2.8 zoom

Long Lenses for Lumix Question from Mark Kaprielian

Mark, Unfortunately I can’t make a great recommendation on Panasonic long lenses at this point. I have both the 100-300mm and the 45-200. Although they are both telephotos, I’m not happy with the sharpness either lens produces on a consistent basis. Additionally, they are both very slow when it comes…

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Daniel Cox with Yasuhide Yamada, Shinji Watanabe and Henri Nishikawa at the Natural Exposures office after meetings with Panasonic executives to discuss future lens development. Bozeman, Montana

Panasonic Lumix Execs Come to Bozeman

Panasonic Lumix Execs Come to Bozeman. Two days ago was a big day for us at Natural Exposures and Polar Bears International. Three executives from Panasonic’s Lumix division came all the way to Bozeman, Montana. Mr. Yasuhide Yamada is actually stationed in New Jersey, but two of his colleagues, Shinji Watanabe…

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Explorers Andrea, Joanne, Jeannne, Lynne and Christine shooting in the Pantanal of Brazil. these are just a small part of the many millions of outdoor enthusiasts who spent $646 Billion dollars last year on outdoor recreation that includes wildlife and nature photography.

Panasonic Lumix Future Lens Development – Add Your Voice!

Panasonic Lumix Future Lens Development. This morning I’m working on a presentation for a meeting I have with Panasonic on June 2nd. Awhile back Panasonic contacted me to see if I would meet with two of their people from Tokyo to discuss future lens developments and they want to meet in…

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Panasonic Lumix G7 Just Announced

Panasonic Lumix G7 just announced. The Panasonic Lumix G7 is a new Lumix camera that is a middle-of-the-road body in the Micro Four Thirds format for those interested in small compact cameras with tremendous bang for your buck. The G7 does not replace the top-of-the-line GH4 but is more like a smaller…

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Red-Eyed tree frog. Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica. Lumix GH4, 45mm Macro, FL360 in wireless mode.

The Lumix Diaries Costa Rica Macro Shoot

Have spent the last two nights shooting macro photography here in Costa Rica. This is my first year shooting nothing but the Lumix system and what a joy it is to carry such a lightweight and easy-to-use macro system. Gone is the difficulty of having to get on my belly…

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A beautiful roseate spoonbill photographed along the coast in central Florida. GH4 with 40-150mm F/2.8 and 1.4 teleconverter. ISO 1600

One Year Shooting the Panasonic Lumix GH4 Review

One Year Shooting the Panasonic Lumix GH4 Review. My how time flies when you’re having fun, and fun is what I’ve had since purchasing the first of my two Panasonic Lumix GH4’s back in April of 2014. As usual, this post is not a technically in-depth review of the GH4 but rather…

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Photo of FZ1000 courtesy of Imaging Resource. Follow this link to their FZ100 review.

Thoughts on Downsizing to Lumix Cameras

Dear Tim and Kooksie, Great to hear from you. Sounds like you’ve been having some wonderful adventures and using your gear. That’s always nice to hear. Ok, so speaking of gear. I’m still a big fan of the Lumix system, actually even more than I was when we met. The…

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The entire line of Panasonic  Lumix lenses.

Panasonic Updates Their Extensive Lumix Lens Collection

Panasonic updates their extensive Lumix lens collection with a new photo showcasing their board line of optics for their Micro Four Thirds Lumix camera system. I have to say it’s quite impressive and was most likely updated due to the two new lenses recently released. The two new lenses are the 42.5mm F/1.7 which is a…

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The Canon 600mm F/4 with photographer attached is on the left. On the right is me shooting the Lumix GH3 with a 100-300mm F/4-5.6 lens. In the Micro Four thirds world all lenses are multiplied 2x so the Lumix 100-300 is actually equivalent to a 200-600mm lens. The same long magnification as the massive Canon lens.

Question Regarding Lumix Long Lens Dilemma by NE Explorer Tom Ocasek

Sorry for the delay to this question. I just returned home from being in Yellowstone and now preparing for a handful of personal presentations in Florida and Minnesota. Regarding your questions. I haven’t had a chance to really put the GH4 and 40-150mm to the test with fast subjects coming…

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Happy feet. Lumix Gh4 with Nocticron F/1.2 lens ISO 640

The Lumix Diaries Heads to Patagonia

The Lumix diaries heads to Patagonia. Tanya and I recently left Kenya for the southern hemisphere. Our destination? The region known as Patagonia. All of our Patagonia adventures begin in Buenos Aires where we get everybody on the same page by spending a day in the city photographing the wonderful…

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