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January 13, 2010
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(FT5) Olympus E-P1 firmware update soon!


According to the japanese website Olympus will soon release a new version of the E-P1 firmware.

E-P1 Firmware Ver1.2 has incorporated the following changes in.

* MF Assist enlarge time to change, and improved operability.
* Even if you set off the backlight of the LCD monitor, enabling the shutter.

UPDATE: Here the official Olympus news:

January 12, 2010
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(FT1) Canon to join MicroFourThirds?

Valentín Sama, Spanish photographer who published more than one significant scoop in the past says that Canon will join MicroFourThirds.

43rumors never heard anything about Canon joining MFT but this rumor is that crazy that I had to post it :)

found via: noisycamera

January 12, 2010
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ONE MORE THING: Somebody knows something about the Fuji microFourThirds camera?

January 12, 2010
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(FT4) Four new Olympus and Panasonic FourThirds and MicroFourThirds cameras until May-June! And Four MFT lenses! And more to come!

The Panasonic MicroFourThirds lens roadmap

In these days we are receiving an increasing ammount of new rumors. If only half of them will come true, I would be extremely happy! You can definitely expect some exciting news soon.

There is a 90% chance that between February and May-June we will see:
– at least two new Olympus FourThirds cameras
– at least two new MicroFourThirds cameras cameras, one from Olympus and one from Panasonic
– at least four MicroFourThirds lenses (two from Olympus and two from Panasonic)

With “at least” I want to say that there could be more of this!

There is a 60% chance to see:
– new FourThirds Olympus Zuiko Lenses
– a new Panasonic LX3 successor
– more compact cameras (no MicroFourThirds!)

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And the Panasonic LX3 price is falling and falling…(amazon)

January 11, 2010
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(FT3) Panasonic 3D photocamera on Photokina.

According to one of our sources Panasonic will launch a new 3D photocamera at Photokina in September 2010. It has to be seen if Panasonic will only show a prototype or a market-ready final product.

What’s sure is that Panasonic already has a 3D videocamera which will be on market on Q3.

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