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September 30, 2014
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Three new Digital Bolex C-mount lenses (will work on MFT too).

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After two years of development the first three Digital Bolex C-mount lenses have been announced. These can work with adapter on MFT cameras too as stated on their website:

The Kish Optics/Digital Bolex Series 1 Super16mm Primes are fixed aperture F4 lenses fine-tuned to the optical sweet spot of each lens. C-mounted for native use with the Digital Bolex D16 camera, these lenses will cover sensors from 16mm to M43, and can be used on traditional C-mount 16mm motion picture cameras.

Full specs and few image samples can be seen here: http://www.digitalbolex.com/product-category/optics/lenses/

found via Mirrorlessrumors.com.

September 29, 2014
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Olympus new site shows the new 300mm and 7-14mm optical design.

Olympus (Click here) updated the Zuiko PRO page which now includes the yet not released 300mm f/4.0 and 7-14mm f/2.8 lenses. You can also see the optical design of those:

Can’t wait to know how much we  have to $$$ for those!!!

September 28, 2014
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Olympus updates E-M1 manual with new firmware update features.

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I think this is the first time a company updates the camera manual including the new firmware features info. The “new” E-M1 manual can be downloaded here:

English:
www.olympus.co.jp/en/support/imsg/digicamera/download/manual/omd/man_em1_ver2_e.pdf
French:
www.olympus.fr/site/rmt/media/consumer/pim/_manuals_aw2014_/E-M1_MANUAL_V20_FR.pdf

Thanks J-Marc for finding the news!

September 28, 2014
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UPDATED: This is how much smaller the Olympus 300mm lens is compared to the Canon/Nikon version.

43rumros Steve sent me that picture from the Photo Festa 2014. You see the Olympus 300mm f/4.0 size compared to the Canon (here on eBay) and Nikon (here on eBay) lenses. That’s the price and size you pay for Full Frame lenses :)

And also DC.watch posted some pics of the event. So here they are:

UPDATE: I corrected the ebay links ot the Canon and Nikon 600mm (and not 300mm) lenses.

 

September 28, 2014
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Weekly 43rumors readers pictures roundup (and Facebook fixed the photo view issue).


Ekah Chi‎
Firefly in the Morning. E-M5 with 12-40mm at 40mm, 2x digital zoom, f/5.6, 1/125s.

Note: Facebook fixed their photo view issue and all 43rumors readers pictures are again available at facebook.com/43rumors/photos.

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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