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July 6, 2014
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Short note: turns 5 years old and gives away a free E-M10.

Short post to celebrate a birthday:

Cody:Today turns 5 years old, and we’re doing a contest to give away a free E-M10. Here’s a link to the contest…

July 3, 2014
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a little bit of everything…

Eleven days with GH4 4K Super 8 anamorphic from Seb Farges on Vimeo.

Gh4 review by M43photo.
Olympus 9mm 1:8.0 Fish Eye Body Cap Review at Shotslot.
Cage Fight! 5 Cages for the Panasonic GH4 Compared at Suggestionofmotion.
E-M5 auf Erstbegehung mit Frank Kretschmann (Pen And Tell).

Jens:I took my Panasonic GX7 with me to Istanbul and wrote me experience with the camera down in this blogpost (german): In short =>this camera is amazing and made me not miss my APS-C DSLR!

Eddy:Hi! Long time daily reader here – since early 2010 when I used your site to research and buy a GH1. Remember that thing? :)   I am writing you to share with you a short trailer I shot for an app I made, all filmed with a hacked GH1, the 14-140mm f4-5.8, and a Pentax 50mm f1.4. Though I’ve been itching to upgrade for years, I’m glad to say there’s still some life left in my old faithful.

July 2, 2014
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Metz flash Mecablitz 64 AF-1 for MFT coming in September.

Namencolor listed a new Mecablitz 64 AF-1 for Nikon and they also unveiled that there will be a MFT version in September. Here are the google translated specs:

Guide number 64 for ISO 100
Motorized zoom lens 24-200 mm
Integrated wide-angle diffuser 12 mm
Large backlit touch display with automatic spin
Reflector folding vertically -9 / +90 º horizontal and 300 º
Reflector with additional ranks of the power light
Card integrated reflector
connector sync
All of them specific modes TTL them cameras
Automatic flash mode with 12 diaphragms
Manual flash mode with 25 partial ranks power light
Mode flash strobe
Wireless TTL remote mode master and slave
Cuatro memories of individual program
USB connector for software upgrade
Power with four AA batteries Power pack
Includes case and slave pie


July 2, 2014
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GH4 firmware 1.1 released!

Panasonic released the new GH4 firmware update 1.1. The only improvement is:

1. Improved the reliability of video recording performance


GH4 North American store links:
GH4 camera at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto, Ritz Camera and Panasonic. Price: $1,698. In Canada at Vistek.
GH4 camera with interface unit at Adorama and BHphoto. Price: $3,298
Interface unit only at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto and Panasonic. Price: $1,998

GH4 Europen store links:
Germany: Wexcameras,
UK at Wexphotographic, CameraWorld, UKdigital, CVP, TipTop.
Holland at Fotohanskeuzekamp.
Belgium at Fotokonijnenberg.
Norway at Fotovideo.
Sweden at Cyberphoto, Skandinavianphoto.
Finland at Telefoto, Topshot, Verkkoauppa.
France at Photocineshop.
Spain: Fotoboom.

Asian store links:
Digitalrev and Digidirect Australia.

4K cards
Kingston 16-32-64 GB SDHC UHS-I Speed Class 3 at Amazon (Click here), Adorama (Click here) and BHphoto (Click here).
Sandisk 16-32-64 GB Extreme PRO SDXC UHS-II Memory Card at Amazon (Click here), Adorama (Click here) and BHphoto (Click here).
Transcend 64-128 GB High Speed 10 UHS-3 at Amazon (Click here) and BHphoto (Click here).
Panasonic 16-32-64 GB SDHC-UHS-I U3 Card (90MB/s) at Adorama (Click here) and BHphoto (Click here).

July 1, 2014
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How to follow 43rumors (RSS and social networks).

Two months to go til Photokina and it will not take long until we will start to “rumor” about the new Olympus/Panasonic MFT cameras. And there could be also a Panasonic compact camera announcement on July 16 which could become very exciting (fixed lens FT sensor camera?). So here is a short reminder for people who would love to remain informed about the 43rumors news. There are many ways to get notified:

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