April 22, 2015
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New Sigma patent shows a new 25mm f/1.2 and f/1.8 Micro Four Thirds lens design.

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Egami spotted a new Sigma patent disclosing a special Micro Four Thirds 25mm lens design. There is a compact 25mm f/1.8 lens and a much brighter 25mm f/1.2 lens. I believe it’s highly unlikely that Sigma will make that lens for real. There is a much bigger chance they will sell the patent to Olympus or Panasonic. I certainly like the idea to get a 25mm f/1.2 lens!

April 22, 2015
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Panasonic GH4 firmware update 2.2 released! Install it now!

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Panasonic Japan (Click here) just released the new 2.2 firmware update for the GH4. Download it and let us know how it works!

A pdf file describing the new features can be found here: http://av.jpn.support.panasonic.com/share/eww/en/dsc/fts/pdf/GH4_V22_ENG.pdf

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April 22, 2015
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A bit of everything…


Throwback Thursday – Olympus 35-100mm f/2.0 Review

10 Things You Should Know Before Buying a Slider for the Panasonic GH4 (Suggestionofmotion).
An awesome *awesome* adapter which allows you to remotely control f-stop *AND* focus too! (4Kshooters).
Zuiko 300mm f/2.8 ED on my E-M1 to shoot action sports (Surflove).
Olympus Image Share App And OM-D E-M5 II – IT WORKS!!! – HDR, Forget It! (Soundimagesplus).
Lensbaby Velvet 56mm f/1.6 real-world sample gallery posted (Dpreview).
Italian E-M5II test at Tomshw.
E-M5II test by Gizmodo Japan.

Chris:Here’s a short promo I shot for a small town in BC, Canada. Shot on a Panasonic Lumix G6 with a few vintage Pentax lenses. https://vimeo.com/120329833

Ingmar:This is our contribution  for the shortfilm festival “Dogs, Bones and Catering” in Dresden. The shortfilm was shot on a GH-4 and a GX-7 and finished within 40 hours.
https://vimeo.com/122897233

YS:Today I found out that the guy behind DSLRDashboard recently acquired a GM1 (http://dslrdashboard.info/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=27)

April 21, 2015
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Panasonic GH4 for $1,299. And free $50 gift card at BHphoto. New LR6 preorders.

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Trusted eBay seller Thepixelhub is selling the GH4 for $1,229 only on eBay (Click here). And you get a free 450 gift card and a free 32HB card with the GH4 sold by BHphoto (Click here).

And today Adobe released the new Lightroom CC/6 software:
Lightroom CC (cloud version) at Adobe (Click here).
Lightroom 6 (standalone version) at Adobe (Click here), Adorama (Click here), BHphoto (Click here).

April 21, 2015
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Adobe announces the new Lightroom CC and Lightroom 6!

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Adobe (Click here) announced the new Lightroom CC (cloud) or Lightroom 6 (standalone). It adds plenty of features like Facial Recognition, new panorama, new brushes for graduated and radial filters, more slideshow options, HDR (high dynamic range), as well as significant speedups (up to 1000% faster!). Also the mobile APP of Lightroom got improved with segmented view, easier rating method, improved crop and copy and paste modus. Here are the preorder links:
Lightroom CC (cloud version) at Adobe (Click here).
Lightroom 6 (standalone version) at Adobe (Click here), Adorama (Click here), BHphoto (Click here).

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Lightroom CC will be available as part of the Adobe Creative Cloud Photography subscription ($9.99 per month) or as a standalone for $149.

Video of the Facial Recognition in Lightroom CC:

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