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September 6, 2009
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Amazon US Panasonic GF1 preorder links and info


Here the links to amazon with availability info (I got the availability data from Panasonic, not from amazon):

Panasonic GF1 with 14-45mm Lens ($899,95) Available early October

Panasonic GF1 with 20mm f/1.7 lens ($899,95) Available in October

Panasonic 20mm f/1.7 lens – Availability early October

Panasonic 45mm f/2.8 lens – Available in November

UPDATE: I made a mistake. The GF1+14-45 lens will be available early October!

September 5, 2009
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Thom Hogans E-P1 review!

Thom Hogan (one of our most welcome 43rumors reader) wrote a long and interesting E-P1 review.

Read it now:

http://www.bythom.com/olympusep1review.htm

September 5, 2009
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(FT5) Take a look on the M9 and X1 pictures!

I recieved the pictures via email and leicarumors posted the images on his blog: http://leicarumors.com/2009/09/05/leica-m9-microsite.aspx/

More here:

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?threadid=78976

The X1 will have an APS-C sized CMOS sensor!

And a M9 PDF is available here:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/42208156@N04/

DO you still think this are Fakes? :)

September 5, 2009
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looking for 43rumors writer or news reporter

Hi!

We have 67 43rumors subscribers. If some of you wants to help us please contact 43rumors@gmail.com. We are looking for people who can find rumors and news inside worldwide photography forums. Our best sources (FT4 and FT5) are korean and chinese forums. it would be nice if some native language speaker of both countries could help us by posting news or sending us the links to interesting posts!

Many thanks ;)

September 5, 2009
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Open Source photographic revolution?

http://news.stanford.edu/news/2009/august31/levoy-opensource-camera-090109.html

I really like the open source philosophy but I never thought it could be applied to a photographic camera. After reading the article I can’t wait to see the first production open source camera which should be on market by the end of the next year.

And if you think it’s a joke take a look on the companies that supports the project: Nokia, Adobe Systems, Kodak, and Hewlett-Packard!!!

The “Frankencmera” should cost 1.000$ only. But we stil doesn’t know what kind of specifications the camera will have.

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