February 3, 2011
Posted in news

A new mirrorless competition ;)

You should take a ok on this. Kenko announced a new mirrorless system which takes C-mount lenses without the need of any adapter. Read more at mirrorlessrumors.com.

Funny cam!

February 2, 2011
Posted in reviews

Panansonic GH2 dissembled and analyzed.

Chipworks dissembled and analyzed the GH2 electronic. You can only read the first part of their article. After that you have to pay to read the rest!

There is a new GH2 review at CNET: “It’s speedy, feature-packed, and an excellent ILC for shooting video, but to consistently get really good photos out of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2 requires shooting raw.

February 2, 2011
Posted in Rumors

(FT4) Panasonic will redesign a few of the current lenses. 7-14mm OIS confirmed.


Image above: the current Panasonic 7-14mm f/4.0 lens.

I have an update about Panasonic lenses: A few weeks ago we received the rumor that Panasonic was going to update some of the current lenses. A second and a third source now confirmed that the rumor is correct. There will be a new 7-14mm OIS lens which should be announced the second half of the year. We don’t know yet what the other lenses are but we suspect the 45mm macro could also get trough some kind of redesign. The sources also confirmed that the m43 version of the current 25mm f/1.4 Four Thirds lens is coming in April (that’s FT5).

February 2, 2011
Posted in deals

(now Sold out) Silver Panasonic GF2 in Stock at Amazon

Four months after the announcement the very first Panasonic GF2 is in Stock at Amazon via Samys:

The Silver GF2 + 14mm lens is in Stock at Amazon (Click here).
The SIlver GF2+14-42mm lens is also in Stock at Amazon (Click here).

February 2, 2011
Posted in news

Next shipment of Voigtländer Nokton by end of February/March

The most requested lens of the moment is out of Stock …worldwide! I asked a few dealers when the Nokton will be available again. Most of them told me they expect to receive new lenses by late February early March.

Example:
- Cameraquest will receive new lenses in February
Fotoversand Bayern is accepting orders but will ship them to you in 2-4 weeks
- There are only two overpriced lenses available at Amazon Germany.
- Amazon France (Click here) says “Inscrivez-vous pour être prévenu lorsque cet article sera disponible.” which pretty much means that you have to wait a very long time before to get it :)

As you know I own the Nokton 25mm lens and I have to say that it is a spectacular lens! And thanks to the Nokton I convinced a Canon 5DmarkII owner to buy into the m43 system ;)

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