April 22, 2014
Posted in deals

Finally all kind of E-M10 kits in Stock.

The “mini OMD” is now in Stock as body only and in kit version at Amazon US (Click here).

Other Olympus US deals reminder:
$100 off on the E-m1 at Amazon (Click here), GetOlympus (Click here), Adorama (Click here with 4% reward) and Bhphoto (Click here with 2% reward).
Ref. E-m1 for $1039 only at GetOlympus (Click here).
Up to $800 savings on PEN or OMD camera camera+lens combos at GetOlympus (Click here).
BestBuy is selling the Panasonic 12-35mm X lens for $999 on eBay US (Click here).

April 22, 2014
Posted in Rumors

(FT5) More confirmations from sources that GF line is “on hold”.

Over the weekend I got more confirmations from sources saying the GF line up is “on hold” for this year. It’s unclear if there will be ever new GF model in future. This could really be the end of the GF line which started with the great Panasonic GF1 camera (still for sale on Amazon).

I guess Panasonic wants to focus on the more “Premium” GM line instead (which I do own and like a lot!). What do you think…

Do you think it would be a wise decision to quite the entire GF line?

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April 22, 2014
Posted in news

Firmware update on the Nocticron improves “motion picture quality”.

Panasonic just released a new firmware update (Donwload link here) for the brand new Nocticron lens. It improves the “motion picture quality under high sensitivity in use with GH4.“.

You can buy the lens at Amazon US (Click here), Adorama (Click here) and BHphoto (Click here). In UK at Wexphotographic (Click here). In Germany at Redcoon (Click here), Technikdirekt (Click here).

April 22, 2014
Posted in news

a little bit of everything…


Celebrity photographer David Bailey: The man behind the (Olympus) camera! (via Imaging Resource).

Panasonic 14-140mm lens review at Photographyblog.
GH4 shooting report at Yodobashi.
15mm shooting report at Yodobashi.
Alex Majoli’s Mad Men set photos shot on an em1 at Lightbox.
about a novice getting great results with a mft camera…(Buchangrant).
Olympus OMD EM1 rear dial issue by Daniel Cheung.
Olympus E-M1 rebates in France (Lepidi).

Jim: I have seen several people asking about the cheap focal reducers. I have a series of test images on flickr using a pancolar 50/1.8 shots from f1.8 to f22. 3 x series
I posted this in the panasonic/dox post in response to a question. Maybe others might be interested in my post and the link.
https://www.flickr.com/photos/54912595@N02/with/13906394982/

Walter:The actual issue of the german magazin ‘camera’ (www.camera-magazin.de) has an interesting article with the title ‘Size does not matter’. It’s an article about a test made by ‘Warentest’. According to them the Olympus OM-D E-M1 is a little bit better rated then the Nikon Df. MFT beats full frame! But we all know: it’s not about the equipment, it’s about the photograph ;-)

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