April 19, 2010
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(FT2) UPDATED -> Pentax joining MicroFourThirds?

According to Valentin Sama Pentax-Hoya is considering to join MicroFourThirds. No other details were given.

UPDATE3: RiceHigh explains very well why Pentax will not join MicroFourThirds!.

UPDATE2: Mr Sama got this information from a senior Pentax manager. He also said that maybe the manager referred to the Micro Four Thirds as “System” or “concept”.

UPDATE: Jose told us more about the person Mr.Sama: “Mr Sama is not a photographer but a very well know and respected optics professor at the university and the autor of one of the best spanish photography magazine ever (funding member of european TIPA association BTW) and most importantly (for you), Mr Sama is the one, and only, behind DSLRMagazine website wich you have linked to a few times before.

via pentaxforum

April 19, 2010

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Samsung NX vs Panasonic GF1 vs Olympus E-PL1 Review
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The Olympus E-PL1 in Sapa, Vietnam (footlessfish.com)
Olympus E-PL1 Review on Digitalcamerareview
NAB 2010 – Panasonic AF100, 3D and HPX-370 FreshDV
Minimize To Maximize by Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Jay Dickman (outdoorphotographer)

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April 18, 2010
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Hot times on SonyAlphaRumors

We are close to the Sony mirrorless camera launch. I suggest you to follow SonyAlphaRumors if you want to know more about their mirrorless system: http://sonyalpharumors.com/.

April 17, 2010
Posted in Rumors

Lens rumors

According to EOSHD Leica could make Summilux C cinema primes for the Panasonic AF100. Probably the microFourThirds version of the leica cinema lenses will be produced by Panasonic with leica quality control (like the Panasonic 45mm f/2.8 lens).
The future leica cinema primes for PL-mount are the 16, 18, 21, 25, 35, 40, 50, 65, 75 and 100mm lenses (no details were yet given about aperture and price)

I also received the Schneider-Kreuznach roadmap for the NX system. I posted the rumor on k-rumors.com. I would like to have such fast prime lenses for MicroFourThirds!

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