August 1, 2014
Posted in news

Panasonic financial report: System Camera sales increased.

Panasonic just released the full first quarter financial results (pdf file here). The first good news is that Panasonic is writing black numbers and recovering from the crisis they had the past years (just like any other electronic company had).

There is no much info about the Digital camera Business but the news are good:

Although sales in Europe were down due to weaker sales in TVs and DSCs as well as the impact of political instability in Ukraine, sales in the other regions increased from last year.

In the challenging businesses such as DSCs and mobile phones, profitability improved due to the impact of new products and cutbacks in products.

August 1, 2014
Posted in Rumors

Debunking rumors from others: There is no Full Frame OMD coming at Photokina.

Since yesterday you can see links posted on forums (and even on my comment system) to rumor/news sites that claims to know that Olympus will launch a Full Frame OMD.

Well, of course you can never be 100% sure on any rumor (not even on 43rumors). But as far as I heard this is completely fake!!! I know I am not spectacular when I say this but as far as I heard Olympus will “only” announce an E-PL7 and probably a Silver E-M1 is going to be announced at photokina (among some great PRO lenses).

That said of course I would love to get a Full Frame version of the OMD. That’s why for once I posted a FT1 rumor months ago to keep dreaming a bit… :)

August 1, 2014
Posted in news

Lightroom 5.6 adds support for the GH4 and FZ1000.

Adobe update Lightroom and added support for the Panasonic GH4 nd FZ1000.

Reminder: Camera Raw 8.6 downloads for CC (Click here) and CS6 (Click here).

via Outbackphoto.

July 31, 2014
Posted in deals
July 31, 2014
Posted in Rumors

(FT5) Confirmed: New MFT camera and FT sensor-fixed lens compact from Panasonic coming!

I can confirm via highly trusted sources that Panasonic is going to announce two new “Four Thirds sensor” cameras by end of August/early September:

1) A new Micro Four Thirds camera
2) A fixed lens Four Thirds sensor compact camera

I hope to get the specs about them soon!

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FT3=41-60% chance the rumor is correct
FT4=61-80% chance the rumor is correct
FT5=81-99% chance the rumor is correct

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