December 27, 2010
Posted in news

(UPDATED with sample pictures) And here it is the new 26mm f/1.4 toy lens from SLRmagic!


And here it is the new native Micro Four Thirds lens from SLRmagic. The Toy Lens 26mm f/1.4 lens is a multi coated manual prime lens. It is a special effects lens that is meant to capture impressionistic images. Dreamy, color twist, and noticeable vignette: “The lens is great for portrait photography and some say that it is great for Lo-Fi photography. We occasionally receive questions about how this lens differ from the kit lens. The simple answer is it will enable you to capture photos in every other way that the kit lens cannot. Toy Lens was designed to bring more fun to your photography.”

So it doesn’t sound like that lens has a great sharpness ;)

You can get that lens for $79 on eBay (Click here).

UPDATE: SLRmagic just contacted me and sent me those pictures (Click on thumbnail to enlarge).

December 26, 2010
Posted in deals, news

Panasonic GF2 in Stock in Japan and GF2 on eBay (english menu!)

Panasonic officially started to sell the GF2 in Japan (In Stock at We also found a white GF2 camera + double lens kit with english menu on eBay (Click here to see the auction)! Sold by a Hong Kong eBay powerseller for 844Euro. That’s a very good price! For reference, Amazon UK sells the GF1+14-42mm lens for706 Euro.

December 26, 2010
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Panasonic GH2, GF2, AG-AF100 news and 14-140mm review

“A Verse Before Dying” (Shot with the Panasonic AG-AF100)

Photographyblog tested the Panasonic 14-140mm f/4.0-5.8 O.I.S. lens.The lens gets Highly Recommended! “This lens is surprisingly small and lightweight for what it is….he lens is extremely fast to focus on the new DMC-GH2 camera with a response time of just 0.1 seconds….Optically, the lens is a good performer, much better than we expected from a 10x zoom. interviewed Panasonic engineers and asked them a lot of questions about the contrast autofocus development (Very interesting story!).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2 Test Images at Imaging Resource and first look at Digital camera review.

SHort GH2 review by Lisandra at

December 25, 2010
Posted in deals

Panasonic 14mm in Stock at Amazon (+ test at DCfever!)

Finally also the new Panasonic 14mm f/2.5 pancake is in Stock at Amazon (Click here). A little bit weird that it has taken so long to have it in Stock in US stores. By comparison, the Panasonic 100-300mm lens is in Stock since a few weeks.

P.S.: DCfever tested the Panasonic 14mm lens.

December 25, 2010
Posted in news

Merry Christmas!

Gajole in Chianti – Olympus E-P1+Nokton 25mm (It’s not me i the picturea but a friend of mine)

Dear 43rumors readers and friends!
I wish you a very nice Christmas with your family and friends. I Thank you for the help you gave me, for your support, and companionship.

A big Hug to all of you :)

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