Voigtlander announces the 10.5mm f/0.95 Micro Four Thirds lens!

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Well, this is certainly going to be a popular lens here! Voigtlander announced that impressive 10.5mm f/0.95 lens! There is yet no info about price and availability but I am sure quite some readers here are having a huge smile on their face!
The closest lens to the new Voigtlander is the shoplink 48366 ebay]21mm f/1.4 Leica for a bit less than $8,000 on eBay[/shoplink]!

For the record. These are the other three Nokton f/0.95 lenses:
Nokton 25mm f/0.95 (here one Bay).
Nokton 17.5mm f/0.95 (here one Bay).
Nokton 42.5mm f/0.95 (here one Bay).

Leica announces the LX100 clone! Costs $300 more!

If the LX100 isn’t expensive enough for you than spend $300 extra on the Leica D-Lux clone (here at BHphoto). And Leica also announced the V-Lux clone (here at BHphoto) and plenty of M lenses you can also use on your MFT camera with adapter:

Summilux 35mm Silver at BHphoto.
Summarit 35mm at BHphoto.
Summarit 35mm Silver at BHphoto.
Sumamrit 50mm at BHphoto.
Summarit 50mm Silver at BHphoto.
Summarit 75mm at BHphoto.
Summarit 75mm Silver at BHphoto.
Summarit 90mm at BHphoto.
Summarit 90mm Silver at BHphoto.

Full Leica press material at MirrorlessRumors.

LX100 at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto. Europe at Panasonic Germany, WexUK, Panasonic Austria, Panasonic France, Panasonic Italy, Panasonic Spain, Panasonic Netherlands, Panasonic Belgium.

 

Amazing news! Olympus launches the Micro Four Thirds “Open Platform”!

Image courtesy: ePhotozine

Olympus launched a new project called “Open Platform“. There is also a website for that here: http://opc.olympus-imaging.com/en/index.html. What is it?

ePhotozine writes: “Olympus are showing a new prototype interchangeable lens camera module, using the Micro Four Thirds lens mount and developed with MIT, it is designed to connect to smartphones and tablets. Called the “Open Platform” the camera module is designed to deliver the image quality of Olympus cameras, and connects to smartphones and tablets over Wi-Fi.

Yes, this is in small words the Olympus clone of the Sony QX lenscameras (here on eBay)! 🙂

Sounds very cool or not?

Olympus preorders:
Silver E-M1 body at Amazon, Adorama, Bhphoto, GetOlympus. In Europe at Wex UK.
40-150mm f/2.8 PRO lens at Amazon, Adorama, Bhphoto, GetOlympus. In Europe at Wex UK.
LH-76 lens hood at Adorama, Bhphoto, GetOlympus.
MC-14 1.4x teleconverter at Amazon, Adorama, Bhphoto, GetOlympus.
PRF-ZD62 Z protection filter at Adorama, Bhphoto, GetOlympus.
PRF-ZD72 Z protection filter at Adorama, Bhphoto, GetOlympus.
General links to all new Olympus stuff at Adorama.
ALL new stuff announced at Photokina at Amazon.

Panasonic preorders:
LX100 at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto. Europe at Panasonic Germany, WexUK, Panasonic Austria, Panasonic France, Panasonic Italy, Panasonic Spain, Panasonic Netherlands, Panasonic Belgium.
GM5 at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto. Europe at Panasonic Germany, WexUK, Panasonic Austria, Panasonic France, Panasonic Italy, Panasonic Spain, Panasonic Netherlands, Panasonic Belgium.
GM5 in red at Adorama.
35-100mm at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto. Europe at Panasonic Germany, Panasonic Austria, Panasonic France, Panasonic Italy, Panasonic Spain, Panasonic Netherlands, Panasonic Belgium.
14mm at Panasonic Germany, Panasonic Austria, Panasonic Spain, Panasonic Netherlands, Panasonic Belgium.

Olympus lens and Panasonic LX100, GM5 and 35-100 on preorder in Europe.

You cna now preorder the new Panasonic-Olympus stuff in Europe too:

Pansonic LX100:
Panasonic Germany, WexUK, Panasonic Austria, Panasonic France, Panasonic Italy, Panasonic Spain, Panasonic Netherlands, Panasonic Belgium.
Pansonic GM5:
Panasonic Germany, WexUK, Panasonic Austria, Panasonic France, Panasonic Italy, Panasonic Spain, Panasonic Netherlands, Panasonic Belgium.
Panasonic 35-10mm:
Panasonic Germany, Panasonic Austria, Panasonic France, Panasonic Italy, Panasonic Spain, Panasonic Netherlands, Panasonic Belgium.
Panasonic 14mmII:
Panasonic Germany, Panasonic Austria, Panasonic Spain, Panasonic Netherlands, Panasonic Belgium.
Panasonic CM1 listed:
Panasonic Germany, Panasonic Austria, Panasonic France.

Olympus 40-150mm:
Wex UK.

Silver E-M1:
Wex UK,

I will keep updating this post with new links. Stay tuned!