(FT4) Olympus E-M10 mark III to be announced in July?


E-M1II vs E-M10II at CameraSize

The new Olympus E-M10 mark III is rumored to be announced sometimes in July. I have no specs yet other than the fact that it will have 4K video. I have not heard of any new lens to be announced at the same event…

The current E-M10II at Amazon, B&H, Adorama, Olympus US store, FocusCamera, eBay


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What should Olympus do as next?

The Micro Four Thirds is now a mature and well established system. And as we reported lately the Four Thirds system is officially out of production. I am wondering if Olympus should just stick to the MFT system or try to make a step into “something” new. I am now asking you this…

What should be Olympus plan for the coming years?

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(FT5) New Panasonic Varicam has a S35 sensor and will be announced on Friday

A source (Thanks!) just confirmed the new Panasonic Varicam that will be announced on Friday has a new S35 sensor. It also has EF mount.

I still was not able to confirm these full specs I got weeks ago from a new source:

S35 sensor (from the Varicam LT)
EF-mount
14+ stops of DR
4k/1080p 10-bit 4:2:2 recording
Possible Prores recording
Two XLR inputs
SDI/HDMI output
Dual SDXC slots
Detachable sidegrip and top handle
Price: $6500

In the meantime Panasonic published that teaser video:

 

 

New version of the IOS Field Monitor app is now available

Some news for all Lumix Video Shooters & Photographers:. A new version of the IOS Field Monitor app is now available. Many new features added:

 -Hide most of buttons on double touch on display
– Full focus control for manual focus with m43 lenses
– Full magnifier support with touch – it is awesome to have Focus Peaking, Zebra and Magnifier support on a large iPad screen!
– Performance further enhanced – I guess that I was able to minimize the lag as much as possible!
And the creator is also heavily working on the Android app so it will have the same set of features soon! And LUT apply feature to support VLog is already in Beta for IOS!
And a goodie for the Photographers: a free version of Lightroom Plugin which supports the extraction of images from 4K/6K video files. See the user guide here: https://www.minaxsoft.com/products/lrffmpeg/
The Plugin can be downloaded in the Shop for free!

(FT5) The new Olympus E-M10 mark III has 4K recording


E-M1II vs E-M10II at CameraSize

The new Olympus E-M10 mark III will definitely have 4K recording. The announcement date is yet unknown but we expect the cmaera to be announced within 1-2 months! If the E-M10III will keep most of the E-M1II features it surely will become a hotseller!

The current E-M10II at Amazon, B&H, Adorama, Olympus US store, FocusCamera, eBay


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