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Well, unfortunately there is not really anything new, this was already published in January 2019 ....
Thanks Knorp,My apologies for the poor quality January roadmap.
And no - they're not Photoshopped ...
Looks like they’ll do a 60-180-ish Pro lens and a 75-250-ish one. That seems like a good range for the pro zoom lenses albeit perhaps redundant depending on the aperture values. If you do to the Leica SL, perhaps it’ll make sense to pick up a used CL and wait for Sigma to release their APS-C lenses in L-Mount... well if Olympus isn’t making what you want. It’s a shame but I feel like adoption of multiple systems is necessary when one has specific workflow expectations. There’s not a system that excels at the shooter that dabbles in nearly everything. The closest to it is Sony but if one has an expectation to adapt native Leica M mount lenses the. That leads you to something from Leica which is expensive but not the pinnacle of AF tech. If one has legacy DSLR lenses then maybe the Canon RF/Nikon Z are worth considering but then you’re dealing with a smaller native lens lineup and shortcomings of a first gen body. Then there Panasonic which offered the beat video overall but you are dealing with the same AF tech issues and a new system.Thanks Knorp,
well, this is the same roadmap with a few of the orange lines filled now with potential products.
For me this is still the same and actually nothing new.
And BTW - I disagree with Olympus on the selection of lenses they are bringing - this will not keep me in the system.
The one lens I really had hoped for would be a 75-300/4 Pro lens, so at least the 100-400 should be a PRO.
I love the gx8 cameras, have two myself.It isn't easy to find something to complain about when it comes to m43 lenses. The f/4 "Pro" standard zoom is probably the first lens of an f/4 "Pro" trio. I look forward to the f/4 tele-zoom. 40-150mm? Hopefully it will be compatible with the 1.4x extender. I'll probably buy it in any case, at least if it's compact enough.
I currently use two GX8 bodies and actually consider buying a third one. They are not perfect, but, like my OM-1 back then, I've gotten used to them, and I can't really complain about much. I prefer the box shape for travel, and the alternatives (mostly the X-Pro3) would mean bigger, more expensive lenses. An interesting supplement would be the Sigma fp with a couple of compact primes, since it uses the same battery as the Panasonic and is much better for video and low light. It's cheap too.
Same here. A pair of GX8s with the 12-35/2.8 and 35-100/2.8 mounted are the foundation of my standard travel camera kit.I love the gx8 cameras, have two myself.
This is indeed an impressive lens, although I think it is not for me. Have said multiple times (also to Olympus) that I would prefer a kind of 70-300/4 PRO above this lens but obviously my voice is not meaning anything to Olympus :facesmack: