Panasonic announced four converters at CES to make its Lumix G series lenses photograph subjects that are farther, closer, and wider.
The four converters increase the flexibility of the lenses--and of Panasonic's Lumix G series of Micro Four Thirds. These cameras, one of the early entrants and now strong players in the interchangeable lens camera (ILC) market, forsake SLRs' reflex mirrors for a smaller design. So far even relatively strong ILC companies like Panasonic can't match the range of lenses available to SLR leaders Canon and Nikon.
Enter the converters, which will ship sometime in 2012 for as-yet … Read more