a bit of everything…

Optic 2016: Beyond the Snapshot – Advanced Travel Photography with Brenda Tharp

Today Gold Box deals at Amazon.de, Amazon.co.uk, Amazon US and BHphoto.
Getty Files Copyright Suit over Stolen Photo Scheme on Facebook (PDNonline).
72 hour filmmmaker showdown (GetOlympus).
How to Build Your Own Set of LED Studio Lights for Just $250 (PetaPixel)
Bags, Cases & Pouches: Picking A Means For Carrying and Storing Your Gear (Adorama Learning Center).
8 Questions About Photographing the Aurora, with Gabe Biderman (Explora).

Meyer Optik announces the Trimagon 95mm f/2.6 MFT lens

Trimagon 95

Meyer Optik annnounced a new Trimagon 95mm f/2.6 MFT lens. But the moment you will read the price I doubt anyone here is going to buy it :)

Technical information:
Light intensity & focal length: f2.6-22; 95mm
Optical design: 3 elements in 3 assembly units
Angle of view: 25°
Filter diameter: 52mm


  • Optical assembly as a classic triplet | 3 lenses/3 units
  • Iris diaphragm with 15 specially calculated steel aperture blades with special anti-reflection coating
  • Compatible with:
    • Canon
    • Nikon
    • Fuji X
    • Sony-E
    • MFT
    • Leica M**
  • Available from early summer 2016
  • RRP: €1,699 (incl. VAT)

a bit of everything…

Nikon 45mm f2.8 Pancake : a video sample (on MFT camera).

Today Gold Box deals at Amazon.de, Amazon.co.uk, Amazon US and BHphoto.
Review: 50mm f/1.4 CCTV C-mount lens [Micro 4/3] (Bigstreetguns).
Get Ready for the VR Revolution (Explora).
Flat lens promises possible revolution in optics (BBC Science)
E-PL6 kit for 322 Euro only at Amazon Spain (all EU readers can buy from there).
50 pounds cashback on Panasonic products at WexUK.
Spectacular GX7 prices at Fotohanskeuzekamp.

Fredrik:Here’s some quick shots I took with the GX85 and SLR Magic 10 T2.1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TV_GM59mLkY

a bit of everything…

Panasonic LUMIX GX85 4K Video “The Soul of New Orleans, the Soul of a LUMIX”

Today Gold Box deals at Amazon.de, Amazon.co.uk, Amazon US and BHphoto.
The Olympus af-1 twin – a travel camera of (no) choice – guest post by douglas pulman (35mmc)
Buying Guide: Best Microphones for Live Sound (Adorama Learning Center).
Osiris F1: An Affordable Automatic Film Processor (PetaPixel).
Color Temperature Basics – Get Your Colors Right in Camera (Adorama Learning Center).
The Differing Goals of Different Camera Companies (PetaPixel).
Panasonic Lumix GX80: análisis (Quesabesde).