March 25, 2014
Posted in news

Leica 15mm MTF chart and pricing info update. POLL: Will you buy the new lens?


We finally have more info about the pricing of the new lens:

In USA the lens costs $599 at BHphoto (Click here). But there is no info on the GM1 + lens kit price
In Europe the lens will cost 599 Euro and with the GM1 camera 1.000 Euro.
In Uk £549.99 and £999.99 for the camera+lens kit.

And this is the official MTF chart from the lens:

Low resolution image samples can be seen at Panasonic UK and Panasonic Germany.

And now the question: You know price, look and MTF chart…

Will you buy the new Leica 15mm f/1.7 lens?

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P.S.: Yesterday Panasonic also announced a new 4K wearable camera. More info at Engadget.

March 25, 2014
Posted in news

a little bit of everything…(OMD events in Dublin, Ireland)


Out to Lunch – Anamorphic Test from Jurek Ugarow on Vimeo. (With SLRmagic Anamorphic lens and GH2).

43rumors reader Beson Russell organized an OMD touch and try event in Dublin (April 5th) If you want to participiate read more at

One Year Testing the Panasonic Lumix GH3 (Naturalexposures).
E-M10 Image samples at
First impressions review of Olympus’ new 9mm Fisheye lens in a body cap at Furnfeather.
Comparison between Olympus 25mm f/1.8 and 45mm f/1.8 at Samgoldphotos.
Olympus FL600R review at Betterfamilyphotos.
Catechism Class: the Olympus 25mm f/1.8 lens (Jlwilliams).
My OMD camera has multiple personalities (ThisIsNotaPrint).
Olympus 9mm f/8 Fisheye Body Cap Lens Review at ePhotozine.
BMPCC (Micro 4/3) based on a few months of using the camera by Marchal.
iPhone lens used on a M43 camera at Witonosfreestyle.
Sustos de infarto en Sol – Prueba de Panasonic DMC – GM1 (Youtube).

Josh: I have just done a shoot with the Sigma 60mm (MFT mount) lens and Olyumpus EM1…here is my recent blog post about one of the shoots if you would like to share it.






March 24, 2014
Posted in deals

First worldwide Leica 15mm f/1.7 preorders at BHphoto!


BHphoto is the first worldwide store accepting preorder of the new Panasonic-Leica 15mm f/1.7 in Black (Click here) or Silver (Click here).

Few low resolution image samples can be seen at Panasonic UK and Panasonic Germany.


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