September 23, 2009
Posted in Rumors

(Corrected) Panasonic Lumix G-Vario 14-45mm review (again from Photoreview Australia!)



Photoreview gained a place in the hall of fame! They now posted the Panasonic 14-45mm review!

Read the test:

UPDATE: Link was wrong. Now it works!

September 23, 2009
Posted in Rumors
September 23, 2009
Posted in Rumors

Panasonic GF1 updated availability table…

The updated preorder table:

Amazon US:
Panasonic GF1 with 20mm f/1.7 Aspherical Lens (probably early October)
Panasonic GF1 with 14-45mm Lens (Sep 24, 2009)
Panasonic 20mm f/1.7 Aspherical Pancake Lens for Micro Four Thirds Interchangeable Lens Cameras (probably early October)
Panasonic 45mm f/2.8 Aspherical MEGA OIS Lens for Micro Four Thirds Interchangeable Lens Cameras (probably early November)
Panasonic DMW-LVF1 Viewfinder (probably early October?)

Panasonic GF1 with LUMIX G VARIO 14-45mm/F3.5-5.6 ASPH/MEGA O.I.S Lens (probably early October)
Panasonic GF1 with LUMIX G 20mm/F1.7 Aspherical Lens (probably early December)
Panasonic 20mm f/1.7 Lumix Aspherical Lens for Micro Four Thirds Lens Mount Systems (?)

Amazon UK
Panasonic GF1 (all configurations and colours) (probably early October)

Amazon France
Panasonic GF1

Still no Panasonic GF1 in Amazon Germany

Hong Kong

availabile from 26 Sept 09 in all colours (but first shipment will be taken up V. quickly). price is 7490 hkd from Panasonic (both kits).


Panasonic Australia have indicated that they will receive their first shipment of the Panasonic DMC-GF1/20 PC lens and the viewfinder around late September to early October. The DMW-LVF1E Electronic viewfinder will set you back $379.00AUD

September 23, 2009
Posted in Rumors

First Olympus E-P1 autofocus test with firmware 1.1

Gearlog made an autofocus test with the new firmware 1.1. Their conclusion is that there are no remarkable improvements. Focus Numerique also made a test (french). English google translation is available here . Their conclusion: “In AF-C mode, the autofocus does seem more responsive and especially in video mode, the problem of pumping and loss of focus was not resolved

A more simple test has been made by Lucifer himself ;)

thanks to noisycameras for providing the links!

September 22, 2009
Posted in Rumors

Adobe Photoshop Elements 8 (available in October)

Adobe just announced the new Adobe Photoshop Elements.

If you want to see what’s new visit the adobe website:

You can buy the software from adobe directly or from amazon US (click here to preorder Adobe Photoshop Elements)

The software will be available for October 22.

Other shops:
Photoshop Elements 8 (amazon Germany)

Photoshop Elements 8 amazon UK


A preview is available at CNET

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