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July 23, 2014
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Will Light Field cameras kill the current “classic” DSLR-Mirrorless?

Panasonic Light Field sensor Patent No. 20140078259. Light Field forum coloured the most important elements.

LIke you know Lytro created quite some buzz with their recent Lytro Illum Light Field Digital Camera (specs here on BHphoto). And we now from patents that Panasonic is working on such a Light Field Camera too (see patent on top for example).

In a new Interview at Thenextweb Lytro’s CEO Jason Rosenthal said that Light Field Cameras will eventually replace current system camera tech. If he is correct we really have to change our way of thinking and habits. It will be a huge change!

P.S.: Play with that image to learn in three seconds what a Ligh Field Camera can do:

July 22, 2014
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Olympus patent proves they know how to get rid of the rolling shutter issue by using a global shutter

Olympus claims to have the tech to definitely solve the rolling shutter issue forever. The simple “trick” is to use a global shutter system that reads out all pixels at the same time. That’s at least what they claim in their latest patent spotted by Egami.

Hope Olympus will use that on their new High End OMD!

July 21, 2014
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a little bit of everything…

Florent (video on top): “Here’s a music video I directed one month ago entirely shot on the gh4 for the band Christine.”

GH4: An Exciting New Medium by Jacob James.
Panasonic is fixing the GH4′s audio buzz! Here are instructions and a downloadable PDF form you can print out to provide Panasonic with all the information they need to process your repair quickly.
The new “fashion” E-M10 at
Lumix G ‘The One For You’ (Photographyblog).
Sandisk 280MB/s card review (for your GH4) at Lensvid.
12mm Olympus lens testet at CameraStuffReview.

Ray:Your readers might be interested in how well the Olympus E-M1 performs when it comes to aerial photography, especially from a helicopter. This is a job I did not long ago and the E-M1 was a stellar performer thanks in part to the IBIS:

Jacek:Till end of Jully you can get free license for DxO Optics PRO 7

Tomeu:Shortfilm that shows us how weak humans can be when natural disasters begin to happen due to the effects of the climate change. Shoot with Lumix GH3 & GoPro3 in one of the most amazing & wild places of the island of Mallorca, Spain:

Neal:A GH4 video of the Big Island of Hawaii over the 4th of July holiday, a very versatile camera for a gorgeous tropical island…


July 20, 2014
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Weekly 43rumors readers pictures roundup!

Ekah Chi‎
Biking with the Gold Light. Olympus E-M5 with 12-40mm at 40mm.

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: 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:
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July 19, 2014
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Panasonic Korea says GX7 is not discontinued yet (althaugh it could be so in other countries)

A couple of weeks ago the Australian store Discountcameras marked the GX7 as “officially discontinued”. There is now a first official statement from Panasonic Korea about that matter. They told at Dicahub that the GX7 is not discontinued yet in Korea. But he also added “It is possible it is discontinued in specific country or specific dealer

In the meantime the GX7 price keeps dropping and you can get it for $614 only in USA (here on eBay) and 639 Euro in Germany (here on eBay).

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