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October 16, 2014
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Panasonic patent discloses an Olympus “Open Platform” alike camera with three RGB sensors.

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A new Panasonic US patent filed on June 4 discloses that Micro Four Thirds camera with “cube” form just like the recently introduced Olympus Open Platform camera prototype (article and images here). But the Panasonic patent is more detailed about the camera details than the Olympus prototype. The Panasonic version uses a color separation prism and three sensor each sensible to different colors (Red-Green-Blue).

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Such a camera may be suited for professional video recording. But if that patented idea will ever make it into a real mass product is yet unclear.

October 16, 2014
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And here comes the next Panasonic GM1 luxury edition designed by Wertel Oberfell.

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The German Designer group Werteloberfell announced three new GM1 design editions. There is no info about the price yet but I guess it will be a sort of Hasselblad Lunar expensive item.

via Facebook and via Jurnal Du Design.

October 15, 2014
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Metabones releases the Canon EF Speed Booster S compatible with the OMD series.

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Metabones (Click here) announced the new Canon EF Lens to Micro Four Thirds Speed Booster S which is finally compatible with the Olympus OMD cameras!

This is difference between Normal version and S version of EF-MFT Speed Boosters:
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October 14, 2014
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a little bit of everything…


Stephanie Shiu: On the hour: from Mike Kobal on Vimeo.

Panasonic GH4 field report by Mike Kobal.
Olympus 12mm test at Itmedia.
FZ1000 review at Camerahoarders.
Here is a test of the Leica 25mm lens, against the similar Nikon 18.5mm lens for the Nikon 1 system. It shows that the Leica lens is a lot better (M43photo).
Two Weeks With The Olympus EM-1 (Luminous Landscape).
E-M10 review at Toolsandtoys.

Jean:A “next door” story on an unconventional specie. As a professional photographer, I recently worked on an amazing universe, the Sphynx. These hairless cats are an official specie which appeared in the 60’s. Just very few official breeders around the world. That work, made for magazines, was entirely shot with two GH3, a Pana 20mm and Olympus 12mm & 45mm. Link is: http://www.fubiz.net/usersstuff/sphynx-un-univers-a-part/

Robert:I’m not sure if this is something you’d show but I shot this video on a local artist with a bmpcc https://vimeo.com/89224026. I’m sensor size agnostic but love using m43 for the tiny lenses.

October 12, 2014
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Weekly 43rumors readers pictures roundup.


Jannes Boonstra‎
Little fox (E-M1 + 75mm)

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:
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