January 28, 2015
Posted in news

A bit of everything…


New Mexico Road Trip 2014 from Lawrence Ripsher. Everything filmed with a Panasonic LX100 in 4K and downsampled to 1080p.

Panasonic LUMIX LX100 Named as 2015 CES Innovation Awards Honoree (Prnewswire).
Review Panasonic 45mm f/2.8 Leica DG MACRO-ELMARIT (CameraStuffReview).
Olympus M.ZD 12-40mm at DC.Fever.
ED 40-150mm review at Pixinfo.
E-PL7 test at Itmedia.
My Panasonic LX100 Thoughts… (Steve Huff).

Mirrorlessons:We recently wrote a piece entitled “A Mirrorless Wedding – Four cameras, three systems, two photographers and one happy couple.” In the article, we discuss using Olympus, Fujifilm and Sony cameras together at a single event, the process of unifying the overall look of these Raw files in post production, and some tips for successfully documenting a wedding with mirrorless systems. http://www.mirrorlessons.com/2015/01/23/a-mirrorless-wedding-four-cameras-three-systems-two-photographers-and-one-happy-couple/

Kyle:I wanted to share with you this video I did for transworld skateboarding. I made a boxed array of 6 GH4s. I hope you enjoy it and possibly share it! http://skateboarding.transworld.net/lrg-skate-create-2015/#.VMJ5B6YriQl

January 27, 2015
Posted in deals

Further price drop on the LX100. Now sells for $808.


Next price drop on the Panasonic LX100. It now sells for $808 only at Amazon US (Click here).

More camera deals:
Olympus E-M1 for $999 only on top rated ebay seller TheGamesArena (Click here). The Silver version sells for $20 more  (Click here).
E-Pl5 for $399 with kit lens and SD card at Amazon (Click here) and GetOlympus (without the card).
Panasonic G6 for $519 with kit lens at Amazon US (Click here)
Panasonic GF6 with kit lens sells for $349 only at Amazon US (Click here).
Black GX7 with kit lens for $589 at ProDigital on eBay (Click here).
GX7 with the 20mm pancake as kit lens it sells for just under $800 at Amazon (Click here) and 6ave on eBay (Click here).
The Olympus E-M1 sells for $999 only on top rated ebay seller TheGamesArena (Click here). The Silver version sells for $20 more again at TheGamesArena (Click here).

January 27, 2015
Posted in Rumors

Olympus E-M5II to be announced on February 5th (Says Olympus Hong Kong).


Olympus Hong Kong sent out that invitiation for a new Olympus OMD product announcement on Thursday February 5! I guess this emans the camera will be announced officially at around 5-6-7 am London time!

Stay tuned on 43rumors to follow the live blogging!

Specs known so far:
Same E-M5 16MP sensor
Same E-M1 electronic viewfinder.
Update processor (improves slightly the IQ)
New sensor shift shooting that allows to combine 8 pictures in one to create a 40 Megapixel image
Improved 5 axis stabilization
It does have clean hdmi-out
all common frame rates and video optimized af-algorithm.
50Mb/s all 1080p (no 4K recording)

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January 27, 2015
Posted in news

Subscribe at GetOlympus to get E-M5II updates. Announcement next week!

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To get official updates on the new E-M5II launch you can sign up on that GetOlympus page (Click here). The camera will be announced next week.

P.S.: Sources are welcome to send me the exact announcement date and hour :)

January 27, 2015
Posted in news

Voigtlander Nokton 10,5mm gets a price in Europe: 1199 Euro.


Hannes from Dealsrunner (Thanks!) spotted the price for the new Voigtlander Nokton 10,5mm f/0.95 Micro Four Thirds lens. It costs 1199 Euro in Germany! And two weeks ago on Facebook Voigtlander confirmed the new will ship in Q1/Q2.

P.S.: In US the lens is listed at BHphoto (Click here).

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