January 3, 2011
Posted in reviews

5D and GH2 Rolling Shutter comparison (+Slrmagic and Panasonic lens test)

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Canon 5D markII vs Panasonic GH2 rolling shutter ocmparison by Mike Kobal.

Steve Huff tested the new SLRmagic 26mm f/1.4 lens on the Olympus E-PL1. Reminder: You can buy them on eBay only (Click here).

Photographyblog reviewed the Panasonic  7-14mm F4.0 Lens. The lens gets highly recommended and not highly recommended mainly because of the high price tag (the performance itself is very good!). But at least in US this is changing quickly. There has been a $150-$200 price drop at Amazon, Adorama and BHphoto.

January 2, 2011
Posted in Rumors

(FT5) The E-PL1 vs E-PL2 spec differences (1/4000s shutter and eye detection)

A new source sent us the list of new features the E-PL2 has compared to the older E-PL1. Other sources confirmed me that the info is correct. So here is the list:

– on/off switch and grip is different
– Live Guide II for still images and for Movie capture with Rotating Dial
– New “Dramatic Tone” Art Filter and six background Music (Melancholy, Nostalgic, Love, Joy, Cool, Beat)
– 3.0 LCD with 460k Dots
– ISO 6400
– Shutter: 1/4000s
– SDXC Memory Car
– It has Cable Release
– Face Detection with Eye Detect
– 22 Scene-Select Modes
– Accessory Port 2
– BLS-5 Lithium Ion Battery
– And the kit lens is the new 14-42mm Lens II MSC

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January 1, 2011
Posted in deals, reviews

First SLR Magic Toy Lens test (+ Panasonic 100-300mm and 14mm price drops)

Nikkorexf posted a first set of image sampels on flickr (Click here) taken with the new 26mm f/1.4 lens from SLRmagic. I would say that those samples are not so bad as I would have expectedform a lens with that price Click here to see the lens on eBay.

But if you are looking for real good quality lenses you should take a look at the two new Panasonic lenses, They are getting the first price drops!
The Panasonic Lumix 100-300mm f/4.0-5.6 is now in Stock at Amazon (Click here) for $565.57 only. That’s -$35!
And also the Panasonic Lumix 14mm f/2.5 has a $22 discount and is now in Stock for $378 at Amazon (Click here).
Hot deal reminder: Panasonic GF1 body only is in Stock for $299 at Amazon (Click here)!

January 1, 2011
Posted in Rumors

(FT5) Olympus goes diving (underwater case leaked)

There will be two underwater cases for both new Olympus cameras the E-PL2 and the XZ-1!

December 31, 2010
Posted in Rumors

(FT5) New Penpal module picture

And finally we can also see the first picture of the PENPAL module.

I wish you Happy New Year guys! Thanks for sharing your time on 43rumors :)

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