Olympus posts the new 7-14mm and 8mm PRO presentation videos.


M.Zuiko ED 7-14mm f2.8 PRO Lens

Today Olympus posted those two official PRO lens video presentations. Enjoy watching!


M.Zuiko ED 8mm F1.8 Fisheye PRO

Olympus Preorders:
7-14mm f/2.8 PRO lens: Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto, GetOlympus, WexUK, AmazonUK, AmazonDE, Digitalrev.
8mm f/1.8 PRO lens: Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto, GetOlympus, WexUK, AmazonUK, AmazonDE, Digitalrev.
Titanium E-M5II: Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto, GetOlympus, WexUK.

E-M1 and E-M5II firmware available for download!

Bildschirmfoto 2015-06-16 um 09.18.04

The new E-M1 and E-M5II firmware update is now avaialable for download through your Digital Camera Updater!

E-M1 firmware info:

  • The “Underwater” function was added to Picture Mode.
    • *We recommend setting Custom Menu G/icon + WB to OFF.
  • The “Live View Boost 2” function was added.

E-M5II firmware info:

The “Underwater” function was added to Picture Mode.

  • * We recommend setting Custom Menu G/icon + WB to OFF.

A bit of everything…


Newsshooter at CineGear 2015: Atomos Shogun update
from Dan Chung on Vimeo.

Quick tutorial on how to set up back button autofocus on the Olympus OM-D E-M5 at Lessgearmorephotos.
Olympus E-M5 II Gallery (Mirrorlessons).
Die neuen mFT-Pro-Optiken 8mm 1,8 und 7-14 f/2,8. Oder doch die FTs? (PenAndTell).
OM-D E-M5 Mark II + Freewalker 42.5mm F1.2 (DC.watch).
Panasonic’s GH4 becomes a super35 4K contendet thanks to the metabones XL 0.64X Speedbooster (Newsshooter).
The Panasonic GH4 Given Native Anamorphic Support (Explora).
Olympus 40-150mm f2.8 impressions at Christography.

Weekly 43rumors readers pictures roundup.


Scott Gordon·
Melbourne, Australia – White Night 2015
KEYFRAMES installation by Groupe LAPS
Olympus E-M5 with Panasonic f1.7 20mm

1) You can share your pics by using the message box on our 43rumors Facebook page (Click here).
2) All 43rumors readers pictures can be seen here: facebook.com/43rumors/photos. Like the pictures you like and chat with the authors if you want to know how they took the shot!
3) The most liked pictures and some pics selected by myself will be posted weekly on 43rumors

This is the weekly selection:

Read More

Video shows how the Kowa MFT lenses are being built.


PROMINAR 8.5mm F2.8 MFT Debut

THe video on top shows how Kowa makes the new MFT lenses. And 43rumors reader Bjorn writes:

“I’ve posted my impressions of Kowa’s Prominar 8.5mm F2.8 MFT prime. For anyone else intersted in this somewhat uncommon lens, my article includes links to 9 RAW files taken with the Kowa 8.5mm on my E-M5II. http://bmupix.com/review-bodies-1/2015/4/11/kowa-prominar-85mm-f28-impressions-sample-images

The new Kowa Micro Four Thirds lenses are already available on eBay:
12mm f/1.8 in Black (Click here), Green (Click here) and Silver (Click here).
25mm f/1.8 in Black (Click here), Green (Click here) and Silver (Click here).