Olympus patent discloses built-in LED light flash for cameras.

Well, everything today is going to use more and more LED lights (like your Car for example). And a brand new published Olympus patent discloses a camera using LED light as flash for both, integrated and external use. I guess we will see such a LED light in an Olympus camera pretty soon…

Source: Egami

Weekly 43rumors readers pictures roundup!


Ilya Varivchenko‎
OM-D EM5, M.ZUIKO 45/1.8

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3) The most liked pictures and some pics selected by myself will be posted weekly on 43rumors

This is the weekly selection:

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Hot to build a Dolly for your MFT camera with $10 and your son’s Lego :)

Instructables explaines you how to build a Lego Dolly spending $10 only. And as you can see from the image on top he used it for his E-Pm1. All you need to build it is that stuff:

Stepper Motor Driver ($1.19) http://www.ebay.com/itm/161304707166?_trksid=p2059… Arduino Nano V3.0 ($4.76) http://www.ebay.com/itm/171337374773?_trksid=p2059… JoyStick ($2.09) http://www.ebay.com/itm/200955114766?_trksid=p2059… Remote Switch for Olympus ($2.48) http://www.ebay.com/itm/300839084245?_trksid=p2059… 5V DC Relay ($1.00) http://www.ebay.com/itm/Mini-5V-DC-Coil-Power-Rela… Cable for Arduino ($1.48) http://www.ebay.com/itm/40-root-For-a-row-of-Dupon…

This is the how-to text from Instructables:

I cut the Remote Switch and I soldered Jack 3.5 connectors for use with the Arduino and the remote switch.
The relay I soldered wires to be connected to Arduino. Everything we connect to each other: arduino -> Relay -> jack -> jack connector for Olympus -> and my camera.
Next, I added Stepper Motor Driver to Arduino. To him I joined a stepper motor, and, 5V adapter or battery pack.
Another thing I want to connect the joystick. He will control the speed of the wheels, and frame rate. The rate will be adjusted by tilting the X-axis and Y-axis and after pressing the button, the value will be deducted.
I uploaded code via Arduino program. The program includes both shoot camera and rotating the stepper motor.

More pics:

found via PetaPixel.

a little bit of everything…(with some new EPL7 stuff)

4k Aerial 56th Street Newport Beach Hurricane Marie Swell // Wednesday, August 27th (shot on GH4) from Vertical Prime on Vimeo.

E-Pl7 hands-on at DC.watch.
E-PL7 image samples at Pen And Tell.
E-PL7 test pictures at Fotopolis.
E-PL7 vs E-Pl5 size comparison by Pen And Tell.
Insect-D-Sight video which was shot with a full-spectrum Olympus OMD EM-5 and Coastal Optics 60mm F4 APO lens at Myphotojourney.

Kai-Duc:Just wanted to share with you my latest wedding video created in Chicago with Panasonic GH4 / GH3 / GH2 & G6 cameras, so your audience can see how a real event can be covered in a cinematic fashion using all these cameras at once. There are a few aerial shots using a GoPro Hero3 + DJI Phantom quadcopter & a couple 5D mark III shots if you can spot them – everything else is pure m43 with manfrotto tripod, slider, and steadicam merlin. Lenses used are Pana 12-35 X F2.8 / 20 F1.7, SLR Magic 25 0.95, Canon FD 50 F1.4 & 55 F1.2 with RJ Lens turbo, Carl Zeiss Jena Tessar 50 2.8, Helios 44-2 58mm F2, Olympus 9 – 18.
For more info: info@kaiducluong.com | www.kaiducluong.com

Sol:GH4 owners looking for a cage that doesn’t block the camera’s hand grip or controls might be interested in this review of Wooden Camera’s Quick Cage: http://suggestionofmotion.com/blog/wooden-camera-quick-cage-review/

Karsten:Even if I own both GH4 and E-M1 I often prefer the Olympus in taking pictures. GH4 is a great movie cam, but I love the colours of the E-M1 pictures. And the following link may help to reduce some prejudices against mFT: There isn´t any chance to play with DOF? And mFT will fail in lowlight situations? Of course not!
https://www.flickr.com/photos/elenovela/sets/72157646666580988/
All pics taken by E-M1 and Zuiko 14-35 f2.0, Zuiko 150 f2.0, Minolta Rokkor 58 f1.2 with Speedbooster.

Lorenzo:I thought readers might be interested in my short documentary on the gusmiths of Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso: https://vimeo.com/104285129. Filmed with a GH2 and Olympus lens.