April 10, 2014
Posted in news

First APP to create 2K 4:4:4 from your GH4 4K 4:2:0 video!

Thomas Worth created an APP to create 2K 4:4:4 files from your GH4 4K 4:2:0 recorded video (download at EosHD forum). Nick Driftwood resampled his 4K file and this is the result:

Panasonic GH4 C4K to 2K 10-bit Pro Res 444 from Rarevision – improves luminance from Nick Driftwood on Vimeo.

You can download the full 2k 4:4:4 video from Nick on Vimeo. Quite amazing the quality you can get out of the GH4 recorded video!

North American preorders, shipping date and price:
GH4 camera at Amazon (Click here), Adorama (Click here), BHphoto (Click here), and Panasonic (Click here). Price: $1,698. In Canada at Vistek (Click here).
GH4 camera with interface unit at Amazon (Click here), Adorama (Click here) and BHphoto (Click here). Price: $3,298
Interface unit only at Amazon (Click here), Adorama (Click here), BHphoto (Click here) and Panasonic (Click here). Price: $1,998

Europen preorders, shipping date and price:
Germany: Wexcameras, Marcotec-shop.de.
UK at Wexphotographic, CameraWorld, UKdigital, CVP, TipTop.
Holland at Fotohanskeuzekamp.
Belgium at Fotokonijnenberg.
Norway at Fotovideo.
Sweden at Cyberphoto, Skandinavianphoto.
Finland at Telefoto, Topshot, Verkkoauppa.
France at Photocineshop.
Spain: Fotoboom.

April 9, 2014
Posted in news

a little bit of everything…

New York – A cinematic portrait from luismonteiro on Vimeo.

Video on top by Luis:I wanted to share with you a video I made with the GX7 a while back this year on a trip to New York. It’s my cinematic take on that city and the iconic moments I got to experience.

GH4 test at Colorfoto (German).
Panasonic Noctircon review at Pixelmania.
Olympus M.Zuiko 25mm f/1.8 review at Admiringlight.
Stylus 1 wins CameraGP award (Capacamera).
Transcend UHS-I Class 3 memory cards support 4K video capture (Dpreview).
Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mirrorless Vs Sony Alpha A58 DSLR (ePhotozine).
Win A £50 Olympus Voucher (ePhotozine).
Panasonic Lumix G Vario 100-300mm f/4.0-5.6 Mega O.I.S. Review at ShotSlot.

Sol:I put together a mini crash-course on what makes the Panasonic GH4 so exciting: Why you should be excited about the Panasonic GH4 (http://suggestionofmotion.com/blog/panasonic-gh4-top-features/)

Nikola:This is just a quick email to see if you are interested in posting my user video review of the Panasonic Leica 42.5mm F1.2 lens http://youtu.be/bRiONP7SM3k

Bishakh:These environmental portraits are not natural. But they aren’t artificial either. Olympus OMD E-M5 ‘s colour reproduction makes them heavenly! (Samudranil).

Skog Redd:Norwegian Spring Impressions https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7SinkxH6Aiw

Romeo:Nothing beats Olympus colors. After an experience with Nikon D300 + D700 and Sony NEX-7 + A7r, now since a few months I use two bodies Olympus OM-D E-M5 with Olympus Zuiko 25mm f/1.8 ED + Olympus Zuiko 75mm f/1.8 ED. Result: small is beautiful. http://www.romeocolombo.com/Sony7andOlympus5


April 9, 2014
Posted in deals

Panasonic-Leica 15mm US will ship in 2-4 weeks!

Amazon (Click here) just changed the shipment status for the new Leica 15mm f/1.7 lens. It will now ship between the next 2-4 weeks.

Image samples:
by Robert on Flickr (Thanks!), at German Dkamera and ThePhoBlographer.

EU and US preorders:
Black lens at Amazon (Click here), Adorama (Click here), BHphoto (Click here), Wex UK (Click here), Amazon Japan (Click here).
Silver lens at Adorama (Click here), BHphoto (Click here), Amazon Japan (Click here).

April 9, 2014
Posted in news, Rumors

Patent: New XZ compact camera may features an amazing 50mm f/1.0 lens!

Olympus is working on a ground breaking compact camera. A recent patent describes a 50mm (FF equivalent) f/1.0 lens deisgned for a 1:1.7 inch sensor used by the current current XZ-series (here on Amazon). This would become the worldwide fastest compact camera! Would love to get such a camera and you?
For US readers: $50 off on the new STylus 1 via thrid party resellers at Amazon US (Click here).

April 9, 2014
Posted in news

Blackmagic Studio Camera and JVC 4K MFT cameras at Newsshooter.

Newshooter visited the Blackmagic and JVC Booth at the NABshow in Las Vegas. On top you can see more of the new Micro Four Thirds HD and 4K Micro Four Thirds camera. And here below you will hear more about the JVC 4K MFT camera:


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