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April 22, 2015
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Throwback Thursday – Olympus 35-100mm f/2.0 Review

10 Things You Should Know Before Buying a Slider for the Panasonic GH4 (Suggestionofmotion).
An awesome *awesome* adapter which allows you to remotely control f-stop *AND* focus too! (4Kshooters).
Zuiko 300mm f/2.8 ED on my E-M1 to shoot action sports (Surflove).
Olympus Image Share App And OM-D E-M5 II – IT WORKS!!! – HDR, Forget It! (Soundimagesplus).
Lensbaby Velvet 56mm f/1.6 real-world sample gallery posted (Dpreview).
Italian E-M5II test at Tomshw.
E-M5II test by Gizmodo Japan.

Chris:Here’s a short promo I shot for a small town in BC, Canada. Shot on a Panasonic Lumix G6 with a few vintage Pentax lenses. https://vimeo.com/120329833

Ingmar:This is our contribution  for the shortfilm festival “Dogs, Bones and Catering” in Dresden. The shortfilm was shot on a GH-4 and a GX-7 and finished within 40 hours.
https://vimeo.com/122897233

YS:Today I found out that the guy behind DSLRDashboard recently acquired a GM1 (http://dslrdashboard.info/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=27)

April 21, 2015
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Adobe announces the new Lightroom CC and Lightroom 6!

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Adobe (Click here) announced the new Lightroom CC (cloud) or Lightroom 6 (standalone). It adds plenty of features like Facial Recognition, new panorama, new brushes for graduated and radial filters, more slideshow options, HDR (high dynamic range), as well as significant speedups (up to 1000% faster!). Also the mobile APP of Lightroom got improved with segmented view, easier rating method, improved crop and copy and paste modus. Here are the preorder links:
Lightroom CC (cloud version) at Adobe (Click here).
Lightroom 6 (standalone version) at Adobe (Click here), Adorama (Click here), BHphoto (Click here).

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Lightroom CC will be available as part of the Adobe Creative Cloud Photography subscription ($9.99 per month) or as a standalone for $149.

Video of the Facial Recognition in Lightroom CC:

April 21, 2015
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GH4 with Nauticam case survives 3 months under water and still works!

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John NG reported at Goosiam that he found a GH4 camera wrapped in a Nauticam housing. The camera got spotted in a small hole at 18.5 meter under the water. John was quite surprised to find out that the housing resisted for more than three months under the sea and the GH4 camera was still working fine!

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He contacted the Nauticam company and they got in contact with the camera owner by tracking back the serial number from the case.

Shows how well resistant those Nauticam cases are. Chapeau!

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via Conectica.

April 21, 2015
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You have the chance to test V-LOG on the GH4 in Edinburgh and Dublin.


Pro News? / Top Photo Gear – Panasonic GH4 in Anamorphic 4K!

Mark Baber from Panasonic UK will shows you the new firmware functionalities of the GH4 on the following two events:

Tomorrow, Tuesday 21st April 2015
PhotoVision Roadshow
Edinburgh
Royal Highland Centre
MacRobert Pavilion
Ingliston
Edinburgh EH28 8NB
Trade show open: 11:00am – 4:00pm
Workshops Start: 9.30am

And on Sunday 26th April 2015:
PhotoFest Dublin, Ireland
Crowne Plaza Conference Centre
Dublin Airport 10-6pm

You will learn all you need to know about the new anamorphic, 1/16000 shutter and V-LOG features on the GH4.

Pro Photo Supply also sent me this (see video on top):
Hey there, just thought I’d reach out with some more GH4 beta firmware footage featuring anamorphic and LOG. I work at one of the retailers that was given early access to the firmware, and we put a couple of videos together:
Basic before/after log color grading: https://youtu.be/_aEMUDQlRFE

April 20, 2015
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KIPON released world first Canon EF-MFT autofocus electronic adapter

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Kipon announced a new Canon EF-MFT autofocus electronic adapter. Here is their press text:

Five years ago, KIPON developed out world first mechanic adapter with built-in iris, to use Canon EF lens on MFT(m4/3) body, to solve the problem for only electronic iris control of Canon EF lens. Today still KIPON, we bring to market a new world first full Auto-focus adapter, to use Canon EF full frame and EF-S Apsc lens on MFT(m4/3) body.
This adapter equipped with electronic contact and built-in circuit board with chip, besides auto-focus and stability function, also can transmit precise EXIF information to the camera body.
The market price for this adapter is 285USD,will be on sale from May 10, 2015.

All their adapter usually sell via multiple eBay sellers (current MFT adapter list here).

Source: Kipon.

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