March 21, 2010
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Olympus E-P2 review (dpinterface)

New Olympus E-P2 review at dpinterface

March 21, 2010
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Testing various ‘legacy’ 50mm lenses on the Panasonic GF1

I just saw a very good review on Pbase about various ‘legacy’ 50mm lenses on the Panasonic GF1.

Following lenses have been tested (click on the link to see the lens on eBay):

1. Canon 50mm f1.2 LTM
2. Canon 50mm f1.4 LTM
3. Leica 50mm Summilux f1.4 (first version) – M fit
4. Jupiter 3 50mm f1.5 (copy of the Zeiss 50/1.5)
5. Leica Summicron 50mm f2 (pre-asph new version, 1980s-1990s) – M fit
6. Leica Summicron 50mm f2 (pre-asph, chrome older version) – M fit
7. Voigtlander Heliar 50mm f2
8. Leica Elmar 50mm f2.8 (old M fit collapsable version)

It has been a huge surprise for me to read from the test that the Coigtländer Heliar showed the post performance! Do you agree?

He also tested the Black&White performance.
One more test is available here:

March 20, 2010
Posted in deals

Amazon MicroFourThirds deals

Many MicroFourThirds items do have the lowest price ever (click on the item name to jump on the product page):
Amazon: Panasonic GF1 with 14-45mm Lens for $763.96.
Amazon: Panasonic GF1 Body Only for $549.99.
The Panasonic GF1+20mm lens is also availabe in RED, WHITE and SILVER via third-party resellers.
Amazon: Panasonic GH1 for $1,189.95
Amazon: Olympus E-P2 with 14-42mm Lens and Electronic View Finder for $1,028.98.

March 20, 2010
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Olympus E-P2 review at Forum Olympus France

Forum Olympus France just posted a new Olympus E-P2 review.

(google english translation)

This review is quite complete on how the E-P2 is in the “real life”.

For instance, you will find pictures of the E-P2 viewfinder compared with an E-3 and a Canon 5D and a picture showing how this viewfinder is efficient regarding depth of field an out of focus area.

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