June 23, 2010
Posted in Rumors

(FT4) Olympus-Kodak sensor partnership?

Rumors about a Olympus and Kodak partnership are floating around the web since a long time. Finally we from 43rumors know something more! According to our sources Olympus will indeed use Kodak sensor in some of their future camera models. We don’t know if at Photokina we will see a Kodak-”powered” Olympus camera, but we are almost certain that it will happen in 2011. The new FourThirds Kodak sensor is a completely new sensor not seen in any camera before. It’s specially designed for the Olympus cameras (Kodak did a special design for the Leica M9 also). Unlike other Kodak sensors which usually are CCD’s the sensor for Olympus should be a CMOS sensor. We should expect a slightly increase of Megapixels compared to the current Panasonic $loc = $_SESSION['geoip'];

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Just my two cent, how cool would it be if with the new modular camera we can switch between Panasonic and Kodak sensors? Awesome idea!

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June 23, 2010

a little bit of everything…


Continuous focus sample clip using the new M.Zuiko 14-150mm f/4-5.6

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{?>Panasonic DMC-L1 – A Digital Classic (Zone-10)
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Can You Get Good ISO 6400 from an Olympus E-P1? (TheOnlinePhotographer)
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Olympus 14-150mm image samples at Danawa.com
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June 22, 2010
Posted in reviews

Panasonic G2 roundup


Panasonic G2: The Directors Cut

Today we found some Panasonic G2 related news:

1) Dkamera.de compared the Panasonic G2 with the older G1 sister: Take a look to the image quality, resolution and color comparison

2) AF test on Fotoactualidad

3) Image samples on Ganref

4) Panasonic G2 in Stock status:
Amazon US: Black and Blue G2 in Stock
BHphoto: Blue G2 in Stock
Amazon Deutschland -> In Stock
Amazon UK -> In Stock
Amazon France -> In Stock
Amazon: In Stock

5) Reviews:
Pocket-link
trustedreviews
DCwatch
DCresource
Imaging Resource
CNET
Ascii.jp (google english translation)
Quesabesde

June 22, 2010
Posted in Rumors

(FT4) Lensbaby for MicroFourThirds to be released in December

According to our sources new MicroFourThirds mount $loc = $_SESSION['geoip'];

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June 22, 2010
Posted in news

Giant Pen website

A very cool website! Check it out: http://www.olympus.eu/pengiant/

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