(FT5) GH3 pictures (via youtube video)


Panasonic now removed the official GH3 video and I thought it would be nice to post some high resolution screenshot of the new camera. You can see quite many details on them! There is even Philip Bloom using the superb Olympus 14-35 F2.0 lens (lens here on ebay) on the GH3…LOL :)

As usual click on the thumbnails to open the full size version:


(FT5) And now Olympus E-PL5 and E-PM2 leaks out!


What a day! Within a couple of hours all images about the new cameras got leaked! On top you see the E-PL5 and on bottom the E-PM2! As you already know both use the same Olympus E-M5 sensor with TruePic VI image processing engine and touch screen. Price should be 399 Euro for the E-PM2 (with 14-42mm kit lens) and 599 Euro for the E-PL5 (with 14-42mm kit lens).
As you knwo there will be a new 15mm f/8.0 cap-lens and 12mm Black edition (both leaked here). Announcement on Monday! Stay tuned on 43rumors to get all news about the Oly/Pana Monday showdown!


(FT5) UPDATED-> First video of the new Panasonic GH3!

Finally! This is the first Panasonic GH3 image!!! Click on the image to see a larger version. UPDATE: There is a full video posted on youtube by Panasonic USUPDATE_2: Now removed by Panasonic!


The specs are the one I posted days ago:
– 16 Megapixel “Wide dynamic range” CMOS Sensor.
– New Venus 7 engine
– electronic shutter
– ISO 100-12.800
– 6fps
– Fastest AF of any interchangeable lens system camera.
– Video Bitrate 50Mbps (72Mbps ALL-I)
– 60/50/30p/25p in MP4, MOV and AVCHD
– 3.5 Mic in
– built-in stereo mic
– Audio out
– Pc control
– Time Code
– 1740k OLED LVF, Touch Monitor OLED 610k.
– external battery grip
– Wifi with remote control through iOS and Android Applications
– external XLR accessory
– Focus Peaking
– Interval shooting and slow motion. Slow Movie extension (40%, 50%, 80%) Fast 160/ 200 / 300%
– Magnesium alloy body. Body is bigger than the Panasonic GH2.

The camera will be announced on Monday September 17th! Stay tuned on 43rumors to follow the announcement live!


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(FT5) First image of the Black 12mm and Black 15mm lenses!


Digicaminfo found two images of the new 12mm and 15mm black lenses. Actually that 15mm body-cap is intriguing me a lot and I like the idea that it will be packaged along the new PEN cameras!

What worries me a bit is that I have been told the Black 12mm lens is optically the same as the current Olympus 12mm f/2.0 lens. So why put a “Limited Black” mark on it? To make it more expensive? Hope I am wrong and that the price will remain the same.