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August 4, 2014
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Absurd Ideas: Olympus patents a “splash-taking” camera feature.

Olympus registered a new camera feature which automatically takes a picture when your son/daughter splashes the water. Apparently Olympus considers this as a very important “moment” no parent wants to miss :)

Absurd or Genius idea to patent?

via Egami.

August 2, 2014
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Weekly 43rumors readers pictures roundup!


Jannes Boonstra‎
Em1 75mm f/1.8

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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August 1, 2014
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Panasonic financial report: System Camera sales increased.

Panasonic just released the full first quarter financial results (pdf file here). The first good news is that Panasonic is writing black numbers and recovering from the crisis they had the past years (just like any other electronic company had).

There is no much info about the Digital camera Business but the news are good:

Although sales in Europe were down due to weaker sales in TVs and DSCs as well as the impact of political instability in Ukraine, sales in the other regions increased from last year.

In the challenging businesses such as DSCs and mobile phones, profitability improved due to the impact of new products and cutbacks in products.

August 1, 2014
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Lightroom 5.6 adds support for the GH4 and FZ1000.

Adobe update Lightroom and added support for the Panasonic GH4 nd FZ1000.

Reminder: Camera Raw 8.6 downloads for CC (Click here) and CS6 (Click here).

via Outbackphoto.

July 31, 2014
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a little bit of everything…

Hagen (video on top):I have so much fun with the GH4/slowmo feature – I just have to share. It´s not for pixel peepers since I don´t spend much time for optimizing YT quality. But I thought it´s a nice demo how 1:4 looks in practice. I love those gymnastics girls!

How Does the Olympus 75-300mm Stack Up? (TheDigitalStory).
GM1 review at Eyalg.
Aquatica Announces AGH4 Housing for the Panasonic DMC-GH4 (Divephotoguide).

Christian:I just tested the new 1,2 / 43mm Leica Noctilux with my E-M1 camera. Have a look at my sample pictures. Performance is incredibly good. This is the link to my website with the pictures: http://christianwartner.blogspot.co.at. This is the link to my web album: https://plus.google.com/photos/114233466188372314881/albums/6041102849102564481

Anonymous:Panasonic GF-6 with lens, quite low price: http://www.rajalacamera.fi/panasonic-lumix-dmc-gf6-14-42.html

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