Three links to friends and Olympus market roundup…

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Moment of Truth – Teaser Trailer from No More Talk Productions on Vimeo.

It is a nice Saturday morning here and I want to post three links to work from friends:

1) Perry sent us the video I posted here on top: “Been laying low for a while in the world of GH2 hacking, because I have been working hard on our feature film. I am the DP on this film and it is being shot all on hacked GH2’s everything from 244mbit(oldschool) to new Mysteron hack(finishing the film on this). We are using everything from Oct-18 Lomos, Nokkors, and M43 glass. here is the first teaser for the film, we are on a 2000$ budget, and it will feature actors who are donating there time to us in between shoots for burn notice and other network tv series https://vimeo.com/groups/gh2/videos/45362977

2) 43rumor reader Uwe wrote a book about Lightroom 4 Artistry. You can read the presentation at Outbackphoto (Click here).

3) Elena from grekkdiaries.com (Click here) received my Olympus E-PL1 I gave her to tell her greek crisis stories. First pictures have been posted but she still needs to show more. Let’s see what’s coming next.

If our European readers want to get soem cheap camera or lens a place to look is Olympusmarket (Click here). They just posted a fulls et of new stuff including a Penpal module, XZ-1, E-PL2 cameras, VF-3 viewfinder, VF-3 viewfinder, E-P1, E-PL3, E-PL1 and the 14-42mm kit lens. Good Luck with the auctions!

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Silver E-M5 kit finally in Stock. GX1 is the most sold digital camera at Amazon.

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GX1 rules for a day:
The super GX1 deal is now over but at midnight (Berlin time) I toke this screenshot from the Amazon overall digital camera rankings (Click here to see the current rank). I don’t recall ever seeing a Micro Four Thirds camera on top of this ranking. Panasonic and Olympus should take notice of it. Those deals really help to extend the m43 user basis. We need more of those actions!

E-M5 in Stock:
Another good news is that the SIlver E-M5 kit will be on Stock this Sunday at Amazon US (Click here to read the note and preorder).

And here is the new US deal roundup:
Olympus 75mm lens will ship on July 20th according to BHphoto (Click here). The SIlver 45-175mm lens sells for $289 at BHphoto (Click here). And you save $200 when you buy the GX1 with two lenses at BHphoto (Click here). A deal you may didn’t notice due the GX1 buzz is the 14-42mm X pancake which is now available for $295 at Amazon (Click here). And for photographers in need of a high resolution screen on a laptop the Retina is in Stock at BHphoto too (Click here).

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DxO says about the E-M5: “There are surprising measures!” (and Silver kit in Stock at Amazon)

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As you can see from the screenshot on top the Silver kit will finally ship on July 15th at Amazon US (Click here to read the note and preorder). That’s after tomorrow!

And now to an even more important news. I was really wondering why DxOmark still didn’t had post the full E-M5 sensor review. Via dpreview forum post (found via Lepidi) we got an intriguing answer. Axel from DxOmark said that: “the lab is working on it but noticed some surprising measures and is analyzing the root cause.

Either the results are terrible good or either they are terribly bad! Can’t wait to see the review of the first Sony m43 sensor!

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E-M5 preorder links:
Amazon, Adorama, B&H, Jessops, Amazon UK, Amazon Germany, Amazon France, Amazon Japan and Digitalrev.

E-M5 Case:
There is the official CS-36FBC Olympus case. A leather half case from Hong Kong. A full leather case with strap from Cina. Than we have half cases from two well known producers, Zelenpol, Kaza and Gariz.

E-M5 Batteries, and other things:
The Olympus GS-4 strap and the DSTE E-M5 batteries you have to use with an extra charger. There is an E-M5 car charger a new E-M5 LCD screen and a Front Cover+ Top Panel.

 

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Full Olympus 75mm lens review at DSLRmagazine….

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Olympus 75mm lens on the E-m5 (Image courtesy from DSLRmagazine).

It’s already time for a new review post on 43rumors:

DSLRmagazine (Tranlsation here) just posted the full Olympus 75mm lens review. As you see from the charts posted on the website the lens provides an excellent performance in every aspect. The reviewer writes that the lens has indeed the fastest AF on the market. And while the lens has a very tele focal length he writes that it’s “ideal for “stolen” portraits and street shots from a distance, more discreet and the focal inadevertido standard documentary.” Bye bye privacy :)

As noted by other before the only real flaw of the lens is that the hood is not included. For 900 Euro Dollar we would have liked to see it in our box fro free.

Some new in Stock status info. The lens will arrive in Europe within the next 2-3 weeks according to Amazon Germany (Click here), on July 31th according to Amazon UK (Click here), on July 20th according to BHphoto (Click here). If you really can’t wait you can uy it right now in Asia where it is in Stock on eBay (here and here) and at Digitalrev.

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Olympus E-M5, 75mm and Panasonic 12-35mm test roundup….

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Time for a new recap of the newest tests. On top you see the E-M5 with standard lens comparison by DSLR-check. Click on the image to see the full size version at DSLR Check.

Tyson Robicheaud posted an update on his E-M5 and G3 sensor comparison. Olympus E-M5 coverage at Diglloyd. E-M5 with Panasonic 12-35mm X lens test at Itmedia (translation here). Some image samples taken with the 75mm lens at 500px. Venez essayer l’Olympus OM-D EM-5 at Focus Numerique. Long Term Comparison Review of the Fujifilm X Pro 1 vs Sony NEX 7 vs Olympus OMD EM5 at ThePhoBlographer. A new case for the E-M5 via DC.watch.

Olympus and Panasonic lens preorder:
Panasonic 12-35mm X lens preorders at Amazon, BHphoto, Adorama, Amazon Germany, Amazon UK, Fotohanskeuzekamp, Amazon Japan and Digitalrev.
Olympus 75mm preorder and price check at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto, Amazon Germany and Amazon UK.

E-M5 preorder links:
Amazon, Adorama, B&H, Jessops, Amazon UK, Amazon Germany, Amazon France, Amazon Japan and Digitalrev.

E-M5 Case:
There is the official CS-36FBC Olympus case. A leather half case from Hong Kong. A full leather case with strap from Cina. Than we have half cases from two well known producers, Zelenpol, Kaza and Gariz.

E-M5 Batteries, and other things:
The Olympus GS-4 strap and the DSTE E-M5 batteries you have to use with an extra charger. There is an E-M5 car charger a new E-M5 LCD screen and a Front Cover+ Top Panel.

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