New reviews roundup…(new Gariz leather case for the E-M5)

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The picture on top shows the new Gariz leather case for the E-M5 which are right now for sale on eBay (Click here). You can find them in Black (Click here) and Brown (Click here). Looks good or not?

New reviews:
More Fun Comparisons – Fuji X-Pro 1 vs Olympus OM-D vs Sony NEX-7 – JPEG by Steve Huff (Click here): “Out of the three, the most joyful and fun to shoot was the Olympus.
SLR Magic x Toy Lens Pinhole for Micro Four Thirds at ThePhoBlographer (Click here).
GF5 versus GX1 JPEG and RAW comparison at DSLRcheck (Click here).
The Lightroom 4.1 beta (CLick here) now supports the E-M5 RAW file.
Sigma 19mm review at Photographyblog (Click here).

And here are the links to all the mentioned stuff:
SLRmagic pinhole on Brown (Click here) The 19mm lens is in Stock at Amazon US (Click here), Amazon DE (Click here), Amazon UK (Click here), Amazon FR (Click here), Amazon JP (Click here) and Digitalrev (Click here).

E-M5 preorders (Click on the names of the stores to see the product page):
Black E-M5 body at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto, J&R, Warehouse UK, Digitalrev and Amazon Japan.
Silver E-M5 body at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto, J&R, Warehouse UK, and Amazon Japan.
Black E-M5 body with 14-42mm lens at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto , Digitalrev and J&R.
Black E-M5 body with 12-50mm lens at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto, J&R, Jessops, Amazon UK, Amazon Deutschland , Digitalrev and Amazon Japan.
Silver E-M5 body with 12-50mm lens at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto, J&R, Jessops, Amazon UK, Amazon Deutschland and Amazon Japan.

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5 axis stabilization tested by man suffering from hand tremor.

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On of the positive side effects of the E-M5 new 5 axis stabilization is that it can help people to shot better pictures even if they suffer from hands tremor. The author (“Fiatopichanon” on vimeo) of the video you see here on top writes: “I currently suffer from essential tremor, causing my hands shake about 5-10 Hz, which makes my shooting both still picture and video somewhat difficult. When Olympus introduced the new OM-D E-M5 with the new image stabilization system, I thought it might help me shooting easier and I might buy it. Finally I got it and found that the new IS system is really helpful. Here is my test. Hope you enjoy this.

Thanks Fiatopichan!!!

P.S.: Amazon Germany (Click here) has the Black body in Stock while the 14-42mm kit vesion keeps getting IN and OUT of Stock every couple of hours at Amazon USA (Click here).

Today E-M5 Rankings (changes hourly!):
USA: E-M5 on position 7/10/11/17 (Click here)
UK: E-M5 is on position 3 (Click here).
Germany: The E-M5 is on position 5/6/12 (Click here).
France: not available (Click here to see rankings anyway).
Japan: E-M5 on position 2/11 (Click here).

E-M5 (Pre)order links (Click on store name): Amazon, Adorama, B&H, Jessops, Amazon UK, Amazon Germany, Amazon Japan and Digitalrev.

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(UPDATED) Olympus market roundup.

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Below you find some of the refurbished European Olympus camera/lens auctions via Olympusmarket:
Black Olympus E-PL1 with kit lens Olympus 14-150mm lens Black Olympus E-PL1 with double lend kit Black Olympus E-PL3 with kit lens Red Olympus E-PL1 with kit lens Silver Olympus E-P1 with kit lens Silver Olympus VF-3 viewfinder Black Olympus E-PL1 with 14-150mm lens Blue Olympus E-PL1 with kit lens White Olympus E-PL1 with kit lens Olympus E-5 body

 

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USA deal: Olympus for Mom action! (E-PM1 for $399! GF3 for $395)

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Olympus sent me that flyer which promotes a new “For Mom” deal action :)
Here is the list of the deals they offer in USA (P.S.: Why not in Europe and Asia too?). Particularly interesting is the E-PM1 price ($399 with lens!):
$100 price drop on all Olympus E-P3 at Amazon (Click here), Adorama (Click here) and BHphoto (Click here). Combine it with the 40-150mm lens and the total rebate is $150!
$100 price drop on all Olympus E-PL3 at Amazon (Click here), Adorama (Click here) and BHphoto (Click here). Combine it with the 40-150mm lens and the total rebate is $150!
$100 price drop on all Olympus E-PM1 at Amazon (Click here), Adorama (Click here) and BHphoto (Click here). Combine it with the 40-150mm lens and the total rebate is $150!

And Panasonic also launched some great deal:
Panasonic GF3 with 14mm pancake lens sells for $395 at Amazon (Click here). Consider that the 14mm pancake alone costs $310. It means you get the camera for less than $100!
The Panasonic 45-200mm lens is now in Stock for $199 only at Amazon (Click here).

E-PL1 Hotseller:
Despite all those great deals the most sold m43 camera remains the E-PL1 (Click here to see the ranking).
And the body only sells for $149 at Amazon (Click here to get the cheapest of all m43 cameras).

UPDATE: The Nokton 17.5mm f/0.95 is back in Stock at Bhphoto (Click here).

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US deals: GX1, E-PL1 and 45-200mm.

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There are some new USA deals:
1) The Panasonic 45-200mm lens is now in Stock for $199 only at Amazon (Click here).
2) There is a new small price drop on the Olympus E-PL1 at Amazon (Click here).
3) Another hot deal is the GX1 body at Amazon (Click here) which just got another $20 price drop.
4) The Super new Nokton 17.5mm f/0.95 is in Stock for the first time at BHphoto (Click here).

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