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'My Year With The Micro Four Thirds Camera System' By David Thorpe

David Thorpe has been an avid Micro Four Thirds fan for some time now so he's taken the time to pause and reflect on how is MFT journey has been, particularly over the last year, where quite a few new cameras were introduced.

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If anyone knows a thing or two about the Micro Four Thirds (MFT) system and cameras it's David Thorpe who's been banging the drum of support for quite a while now. You only have to take a quick look at his YouTube Channel to see that he firmly supports the MFT movement with reviews of the Olympus E-M5 Mark III, Panasonic Lumix S1 and Olympus E-M10 Mark III appearing over the last year. 


With so many MFT related reviews under his belt, and the last year seeing the introduction of quite a few new MFT cameras, David has decided to reflect on the last 365 days to see what was good, not so good and everything in-between for the Micro Four Thirds world. 


"The last year, 2019/20 has been a strong one for the Micro Four Thirds system. I thought I'd take a look back over it with few remarks on what was actually new and what was new to me," David Thorpe. 

David discusses the Panasonic S1 which he says 'provided an interesting distraction' but he didn't really like the added weight the camera brought and its initial cost wasn't justifiable for the small improvements it brought. The Olympus E-M5 Mark III, however, did mostly impress as did the Panasonic 10-25mm f/1.7 lens but it was overshadowed by another MFT lens that was 1/19th its price, bought on eBay for £95 and that's the vintage Olympus 12-50mm power zoom. 

There's plenty more discussed in David's video so do take the time to sit down and have a watch and please do share your own thoughts on the MFT system in the comments section below. 

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19 Mar 2020 1:03PM
Always an interesting read. I particularly like Lemmy's inclusion of Panasonic. I often feel that it's considered unworthy against some of the other MFT brands, but it's my favourite out of the lot. Smile

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