SLRmagic 35mm t/1.4 test (and cool trade-in program)

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Marsh II, SLR Magic 35 MM T1.4 lens test. from Hugo Goudswaard on Vimeo.

Hugo Goudswaard tested the new SLRmagi 35mm T/1.4 lens. It looks good! And the even better news is that all current SLR Magic 35mm f/1.7 owners can trade in their lens and pay $259 instead of $349!

SLR Magic 35mm f/1.7 trade-in program details (offer ends by Feb 28th 2013)
1) Need SLR Magic 35mm f/1.7 lens.
2) Copy of receipt from authorised resellers dated before Dec 1st 2012.
3) Items 1 and 2 shipped to us in Hong Kong by registered post with tracking number.
4) SLR Magic 35mm T1.4 will cost $259 instead of $349 after trade-in price.

People interested in the upgrade program can contact SLRmagic at support@slrmagic.com

Current SLRmagic lenses for Micro Four Thirds:
SLR Magic 12-36×50 ED Straight Spotting Scope lens (w/ hand grip) is now available on eBay (Click here).
SLR magic 11mm f/1.4 lens you can preorder on eBay (Click here).
Toy Lens 26mm f/1.4 lens on eBay (Click here).
SLR Magic 35mm f/1.7 MC lens on eBay (Click here).
Noktor SLRmagic 50mm on eBay (Click here)

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Black Friday reloaded: GX1 with lens for $399. 12-35mm X for $999.

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And here we have two new Black Friday deals!
1) Panasonic GX1 with 14-42mm lens for $399 at Adorama (Click here). Thanks Rick for finding this!
2) Panasonic 12-35mm X lens for $999 at Panacam Amazon (Click here).

To check out all new deals click these links: Amazon (cameras), Amazon (all stuff), Adorama, Bhphoto, J&R, TigerDirect, Bestbuy and eBay.

The GX1 with lens now has the same price of the GF3 with lens (here on eBay via Slidoo).

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New Black Friday Panasonic/Olympus deals roundup (Gold Box on Rokinon lens).

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New day and new Black Friday deals! Amazon is about to launch a Gold Box deal on the Rokinon 7.5mm Micor Four Thirds Lenses (Click here). To check out all new deals click these links: Amazon (cameras), Amazon (all stuff), Adorama, Bhphoto, J&R, TigerDirect, Bestbuy and eBay.

And here is the updated list of deals (with new Samys and Rokinon links)

E-M5:
$50 Instant Savings on the E-M5 at Amazon, Adorama, Bhphoto, Samys and on eBay (via Slidoo).
$50 Instant Savings on the E‐M5 with 14‐42mm Kit at Amazon, Adorama, Bhphoto, Samys and on eBay (via Slidoo).
$100 Instant Savings on the E‐M5 with 12-50mm Kit at Amazon, Adorama, Bhphoto, Samys and on eBay (via Slidoo).

E-PL5, E-PM2, E-PL3, E-PM1:
$150 Instant Savings E‐PL3 17mm Kit at Amazon, Adorama, Bhphoto, Samys.
$150 Instant Savings E‐PL3 14‐42mm Kit at Amazon, Adorama, Bhphoto, Samys.
$50 Instant Savings E‐PM1 14‐42mm Kit at Amazon, Adorama, Bhphoto, Samys.
$100 Instant SavingsE‐PL5 Body Only at Amazon, Adorama, Bhphoto, Samys.
$100 Instant SavingsE‐PL5 14‐42mm Kit at Amazon, Adorama, Bhphoto, Samys.
$100 Instant Savings E‐PM2 Body Only at Amazon, Adorama, Bhphoto, Samys.
$100 Instant Savings E‐PM2 14‐42mm Kit at Amazon, Adorama, Bhphoto, Samys.

MFT Lenses:
Gold Box deal on the Rokinon 7.5mm at Amazon.
$50 rebate on the Sigma MFT lenses at Amazon (Click here), Adorama (Click here) and Bhphoto (Click here).

PEN/OMD + MFT lens bundle
$200 Instant Savings (when purchased with PEN or OM‐D one lens kit) M.40‐150mm F4.0‐5.6 at Amazon, Adorama, Bhphoto.
$100 Instant Savings (when purchased alone) M.40‐150mm F4.0‐5.6 at Amazon, Adorama, Bhphoto.
$50 Instant Savings M.Zuiko 12mm f2.0 at Amazon, Adorama, Bhphoto.
$50 Instant Savings M.Zuiko 14‐150mm F4.8-5.6 at Amazon, Adorama, Bhphoto.
$50 Instant Savings M.Zuiko 75‐300mm F4.8-6.7 at Amazon, Adorama, Bhphoto.
$50 Instant Savings M.Zuiko 12‐50mm f3.5‐6.3 at Amazon, Adorama, Bhphoto.

Viewfinders
$80 Instant Savings Viewfinder VF‐2 at Amazon, Adorama, Bhphoto.
$80 Instant Savings Viewfinder VF‐3 at Amazon, Adorama, Bhphoto.

XZ-2
$80 Instant Savings on the XZ-2 at Amazon, Adorama, Bhphoto.

LX7:
Panasonic LX7 for $299 at Amazon, Adorama, Bhphoto, Panasonic store.

E-5
$200 Instant Savings on the E-5 at Amazon, Adorama, Bhphoto.

Four Thirds Lens
$100 Instant Savings FTs 70‐300mm F4.0-5.6 at Amazon, Adorama, Bhphoto.
$100 Instant Savings FTs 50‐200mm F2.8-3.5 SWD at Amazon, Adorama, Bhphoto.
$50 Instant Savings FTs 35mm F3.5 Macro at Amazon, Adorama, Bhphoto.

More deals:
– Panasonic G3 with lens for $299 at Bhphoto (Click here).
– Rebates at Adobe (Click here).
– Plenty of rebates on SD cards at Amazon (Click here) and BHphoto (Click here).

ALL(!) Black Friday deals:
Amazon (cameras), Amazon (all stuff), Adorama, Bhphoto, J&R, TigerDirect, Bestbuy and eBay.

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GH3 already shipping in UK and Germany!

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The in Stock status info at Wex Germany

43rumors reader Toby just sent me that good news: “I just received my GH3 body that I pre-ordered from Wexphotographic UK. Seems stock is now getting shipped! Just thought you might like to know. its still showing as pre-order on their site but I have mine!  Still waiting on the battery grip-they said yesterday that we can expect that in 2-3 weeks. Thanks, keep up the good work.

And here is the netx good news. The GH3 with 12-35mm X lens is now marked as in Stock at Wex Germany (Click here)!

That’s a good news becuase it means that Panasonic kept the promise to start shipping the camera by end of November! Great!

Check price and delivery dates at Amazon , Adorama, BhphotoPanasonic USSamys and in Europe at Wexphotographic UK and Technikdirekt.

 

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E-M5 sexiness reloaded!

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Image credit: Oly5050 at Clubsnap.

Like it is with me some of you also still don’t know if they should get the Black or Silver E-M5. The best way to help you (and me) is to show you some sexy pictures of the E-M5 with different kind of lenses. Here is the list:
Silver E-M5 with Olympus 12mm at Digitalcamerareview.
Silver E-M5 with Olympus 17mm at ThePhoBlographer.
Silver E-M5 with Olympus 150mm lens at Hwupgrade. SWD link at Amazon.
Black E-M5 with Olympus 150mm lens on Flickr.
Silver E-M5 with Olympus 50mm f/1.8 OM lens at Hwupgrade. OM lens link on eBay.
Silver E-M5 with Olympus 45mm f/1.8 lens on Flickr.
Black E-M5 with Olympus 45mm f/1.8 lens on Flickr.
Black E-M5 with Olympus 35-80mm OM lens on Flickr. OM lens link on eBay.
Black E-M5 with Zeiss 50mm f/1.5 ZM lens on Flickr. ZM lens link on eBay.
Black E-M5 with Olympus 60mm macro prototype lens on Flickr.
Black E-M5 with Nokton 17.5mm f/0.95 lens on Flickr.
Silver E-M5 with Nokton 17.5mm f/0.95 lens on Flickr (Click here).
Black E-M5 with Switar 25mm f/1.4 lens on Flickr. Switar link on eBay.
Black E-M5 with Panasonic 14mm f/2.5 lens on Flickr.
Silver E-M5 with Olympus 50mm f/2.0 macro Four Thirds lens on Flickr. Macro lens link at Amazon.
Black E-M5 with Leica-Panasonic 25mm f/1.4 Four Thirds lens on Flickr.
Black E-M5 with Olympus 14-35mm f/2.0 Four Thirds lens on Flickr. Lens link at Amazon.
Silver E-M5 with Zeiss 50mm f/1.5 ZM lens on Flickr.

Overall I have to say that it’s safer to go for the Silver E-M5. Black and Silver lenses will loook always good on it!

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E-M5 order 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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