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November 1, 2014
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Panasonic HC-X1000 Camcorder with Amazing 50p/60p 4K at 150Mbps from Nick Driftwood on Vimeo.

Nissin i40 Flash for FourThirds and Sony (Photographyblog).
Patent of the Panasonic 12-35mm lens at Egami.
Olympus Remote Control App Continues to Improve (TheDigitalStory).
Olympus E-M1 and 50-200mm f/2.8-3.5 SWD Lens Combination—One Great Match! (Thewanderinglensman).
Full E-PL7 unboxing pics and review at Chiphell.
Metz 64 AF-1 Digital Flash Review (ePhotozine).
Tamron 14-150mm f/3.5-5.8 Di III Sample Photos (ePhotozine).
Kodak Pixpro S-1 Review (Photographyblog).

Omar:I thought you may be interested in sharing this promotional video, Field Biology that I shot with an Olympus EM-1 and 12-40 mm lens on a trip to South Africa: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M-zk0r-nRm0

Dan: “I’m a 4/3 shooter [ em1/gh4 ] and wanted to share some of my work. I push my 4/3 camera to the limit.. often taking them on helicopter in the middle of the night to shoot landscape photography… some of my 4/3 work can be found on my site http://danor.st and  my instagram @danorst

Julien:A short video made for testing the best way of expose shots with the GH3. Also a good opportunity to show some grading with FilmConvert. https://vimeo.com/105647351

Karen:Amateur Photographer magazine shoots its latest cover on 4K video, using a Panasonic GH4 DSLR, putting to the test whether this format is truly the future for photographers. Amateur Photographer, the world’s oldest weekly photography magazine, have asked the question ‘Could 4K video replace traditional photography?’ and put this to the test by shooting their 20th September 2014 cover with a Panasonic GH4 DSLR. This is the first photographic magazine cover of its kind ever to be published, and it trials a feature in which they test 4K video’s capabilities in a variety of scenarios, from studio portraits tooutdoor wildlife. Amateur Photographer’s Editor Nigel Atherton said, ‘Many AP readers are ambivalent about video, so the idea of 4K video modes being the next big thing to appear on DSLRs and CSCs is probably less than thrilling, but this week we show why you should think again.’ More info can be found here:
http://www.amateurphotographer.co.uk/photo-news/540948/could-4k-video-replace-traditional-photography-ap-shoots-first-ever-cover-image-on-4k-video

October 30, 2014
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Advantages of the LUMIX G AF System | Advanced Contrast AF System with DFD Technology

Panasonic GM5 review at Clubsnap.
E-PL7 review at ePhotozine.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 Review (NeoCamera).
Great Olympus pictures on Instagram.
Image list of Olympus camera+lens physical issues at Omuser.
E-PL7 am Sportplatz – und ein neues, altes Video (Pen And Tell).

Jan:I just finished my review of four Micro Four Thirds standard zoom lenses. You can read the review in my blog (http://www.janundseinekamera.de/micro-four-thirds-standard-zoom-lens-review/)
or watch it on Youtube (http://youtu.be/TGmNJo8_gSk). The results are somewhat surprising. Regards,
P.S. The two links above are in English, but there is also a German version of this review on my blog (http://www.janundseinekamera.de/micro-four-thirds-standard-zoom-test/) and on Youtube (http://youtu.be/df62gVcUDzY).

October 29, 2014
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Olympus Stylus 1s announced in Japan.

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Olympus Japan announced the Stylus 1s. There are only very minor improvements over the 1s like a the step up function zoom function. The camera will ship from mid November in Japan. Not sere if this is going to be sold outside Japan too.

October 28, 2014
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One more thing from Photokina: Aputure Canon EF adapter with aperture adjust.

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Personal View spotted one more “thing” unveiled at Photokina. It’s the Aputure Canon EF to MFT adapter with electronic aperture control. There is no detail about price and availability yet. What has been displayed at Photokina was just a pre-production model but it was fully functional.

October 27, 2014
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Without You from Sherif Mokbel on Vimeo.

Sherif: “Just wanted o share with you my latest full article about GH4: Guerrilla filmmaking based on a case study of my latest film.
GH4 Guerrilla Filmmaking: Case Study

How to Configure the Panasonic GH4 for Video Production (Suggestionofmotion).
Canon 1D mark IV and the Olympus OMD E-M1 comparison at Surflove.
E-M1 with firmware 2.0 tested at Itmedia.
Olympus M.ZD 75-300mm Mk2 test at DC.Fever.

Leopold:Here is a music video i shot with my GH4! It´s my first one with this camera and my second one with singer/songwriter Georg Neureiter. I´m pretty impressed by the flexibility of this little camera and i really liked shooting outdoor handheld only with available light within just a few hours. Settings are written in the video explanation. Hope you like it!
https://vimeo.com/109026988

Mark: “I did a quick video about adapting the Fujian 35mm CCTV lens to Micro 4/3. I kept recommending the lens to friends and the love it, so it made sense to recommend it to everyone. Such a good addition to a camera bag, for $30. http://youtu.be/Y_XNijmhZ4E

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