Weekly 43rumors readers pictures roundup!


Michael Scott O’Neal‎
OMD EM-1 with 12-40mm: shot off the western shore of Africa.

I have to say this week we got plenty of amazing pictures from our 43rumors readers! Some of them are really of a very high quality! Congrats!

How to submit pictures:
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

Remember: You can contact the photographers on our facebook page!

This is the weekly selection:

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a little bit of everything…

Fashion Filming With Emily Decoteau in 4K. from ruban Cam on Vimeo.

Panasonic Leica 15mm f/1.7 DG Summilux review at Admiringlight.
A Total Immersion Week with the Panasonic GH4. Or, Kirk Does the Math (VisualScienceLab).
FIRST LOOK: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 (Photoreview).
Panasonic FZ-1000 manual download at http://we.tl/4yA2aLy1w1
Black E-M5 for 589 Euro only on eBay France.
OM-D EM5 with 12-50 for AU$649 at Ozbargain.

Chris:Just wanted to share a short I did with a mix of GH2 (Flowmotion) + Nikon V1 raw footage! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AmNxRs4nWRI

Kees:I am a amateur and i made video’s with the em-1; In my experience the IBIS does a great job, the af is sometimes not quick enough, See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MULtKuWl9Oc

Cem:GH4 time laps function problem:
When the “daylight saving” option is selected at the time of setting the camera date&time, the previously set “camera time” is shifted according to the selected time zone. In this case, when the “start time” parameter of the “time Lapse function” is entered a specific start time, the camera wakes up at a later (or earlier depending on the time zone shift) time than specified by the start time.
In other words, it seems that the wake up module for “Time Lapse” function does not take the time zone shift into account and there is no word about this in the electronic manual.
When “daylight saving” option is not selected at the time of setting the “camera date&time”, the “time lapse” function “start time” parameter wakes up the camera at the specified time.

You didn’t see that coming: WSJ praises Olympus and blames Nikon strategy.

Today Nikon announced one of the most unexciting new cameras to date. A little updated D810 DSLR. But why should we care about that? Well read that:

WSJ is blaming Nikon’s strategy and praising Olympus! Here is what they write:

The market shows growth in just one category: “mirrorless” cameras. Nikon was among the last of major Japanese makers to release a mirrorless camera, and still offers only a handful of models. The company likely fears cannibalization of its high-end DSLRs, but its strategy seems not to be working. Nikon’s camera division, more than two-thirds of the company, posted a 9% revenue decline for the year through March.
Incoming chief executive Kazuo Ushida said the company plans to dive into medical equipment, in which it has no expertise…while rival Olympus is already a global leader in medical imaging, as well as in mirrorless cameras.

As we told you before Olympus “hopes” to reach a break even for the current fiscal year. The recent mirrorless worldwide market growth could help them to realize their goal.

 

a little bit of everything…


Funny video about “College Festival Magic” in Japan all filmed with the @OlympusUK OM-D E-M1!

An image stabilization patent from Olympus (Freepatentsonline).
Olympus SH-1 Review (Photographyblog).
Best lenses for the Olympus OM-D EM-10: Wide-angle primes and telephoto zooms (DxOmark).
Olympus Stylus SP-100EE Review (ePhotozine).
1st album of photos using the Panasonic FZ1000 online on Flickr.
Should you buy the YAGH for the Panasonic GH4? (Suggestionofmotion).

Collin:I am sending you a link to an image I made early this morning, with the now ancient E-M5, of noctilucent clouds. I hope you enjoy! http://collinorthner.wordpress.com/2014/06/23/noctilucent-clouds/

Heather:We recently wrote an article called ‘Mirrorless Cameras for Professional Work: Where they prevail & where they fail’. Mathieu investigates a number of points we feel all professionals should carefully consider before dropping the DSLR for a mirrorless system. http://www.bestmirrorlesscamerareviews.com/2014/06/24/mirrorless-cameras-for-professional-work-where-they-prevail-where-they-fail/