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April 26, 2011
Posted in news

Wanderlust Cameras announces immediate availability of Pinwide

I just got an email from Wanderlust (the creators of the Pinwide cap for Micro Four Thirds):

Press release:

Wanderlust Cameras is proud to announce the general availability of Pinwide, the world’s widest digital pinhole. Designed specifically for Micro Four Thirds cameras, the impressive 11mm focal length (22mm equivalent) finally brings real wide-angle pinhole photography into the digital era.
Wanderlust’s Pinwide is a true Kickstarter success story, with 100% of the US-based tooling and manufacturing costs funded by preorders from Kickstarter backers. After shipping over 600 preorders, Wanderlust Cameras is excited to invite everyone to join in the fun!

About Pinwide
Lens mount: Micro Four Thirds. With the exception of the Panasonic AF100, Pinwide
is compatible with all Micro Four Thirds cameras.
Aperture: ƒ/96 ~ ƒ/128
Field of view: ~ 80°
Focal length: 11mm (22mm equivalent)
Materials: Precision injection molded polycarbonate with a scientific-grade metal
Designed and manufactured in the United States
Software: Specialized Pinwide processing software arriving May 2011 allows fine-tuning
Price: $39.99, shipping today at

There are more pinwide caps for sale on eBay (mostly made by asian companies):
– Skink Pinhole Pancake Pro Lens Kit for Olympus PEN on eBay (Click here).
– Pinhole Cap Lens for m43 on eBay (Click here).
– Skink Pinhole Pancake Creative Kit for Four Thirds on eBay (Click here).

August 11, 2011
Posted in reviews

Wanderlust, Toylens, XZ-1 and a Jupiter 8 rangefinder lens review!

The Jupiter 8, 50mm (Image courtesy NicoFoto)

NicoFoto (Click here) tested the Jupiter 8 (50mm)lens on the Panasonic GF1: “It is full of character, renders beautiful images, and fits Micro Four Thirds cameras such as the Panasonic GF1 like a glove. Works great for portraits. It is hardly an instant gratification tool, rather, it demands a learning curve that must be endured – and that’s exactly why it can help you improve your photographic skills.
Usually you can find that lens on eBay (Click here to see the search results).

Outbackphoto (Click here) tested the Wanderlust Pinwide Pinhole for m43 cameras and the SLR Magic Toy Lens 26mm f/1.4.
The Wanderlust is available here
You can find the SLR magic lens on eBay (Click here).

PhotographyBay (Click here) posted a full XZ-1 review: “Overall, the Olympus XZ-1 is a great little compact camera. I find it to be right up there with the Canon G12 as a serious compact shooter. The design is solid, with a slick metal body, the smart lens selection wheel and the signature Olympus Art Filters. The bright f/1.8 lens puts it at the front of the pack in this regard. The rest of the XZ-1′s features and performance considerations stack up nicely against any compact camera in its class.”
The XZ-1 is in Stock at Amazon, Adorama, B&H, eBay.

July 24, 2011
Posted in news

a little bit of everything… and Samsung loves the PEN cameras ;)

AF noise comparison at

It looks like Samsung prefers the Olympus PEN cameras over their own Samsung NX! If you look at the Galaxy Tab presentation page (Click here) scroll down to “Snap and Share the Moments”. You see the camera logo? LOL :)

New Olympus 12mm unboxing pictures at Mobile01.

Panasonic Lumix G3 review at OutBackPhoto.

Panasonic GF3 review at Ubergizmodo (french) and DC.view (chinese)

Olympus E-P3 review at Fotopolis (polish), Mobile01 (chinese) and DC.View (japanese).

Olympus test day at Dudamobile.

Olympus EP3 iPhone 4 Skin at Etsy.

Olympus is talking shit about your camera phone (Chase Jarvis).

The Pinwide Pinhole Cap for Micro Four Thirds review at ThePhoBlographer.

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