a bit of everything…

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K Hands-On Review

Today Gold Box deals at Amazon US, BHphoto, eBay, Amazon.de, Amazon.co.uk, Amazon.fr, Amazon.it, Amazon.es.
Olympus Goes Pro with Two New Binoculars, and I Go Birding (Meryl Greenblatt).
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K c’est de la M… balle ! (Emmanuel Pampuri).
A Brief History of Paranormal Photography (Explora).
New CIPA September shipment report: Things are still going bad for the camera business (MirrorlessRumors).

Check the latest L-mount alliance news at our sisther site L-rumors.com.

Share your best pictures on our new Instagram MicroFourThirdsGallery.

Plenty of news on the facebook E-M1II group, Panasonic FF and the GH5 group.

Weekly 43rumors readers pictures roundup…


Ruben Hoes‎
#microfourthirdsgallery
G80 14-140
21mm f4.6 1sec iso100 polaroid nd9

1) To submit your picture for the weekly readers roundup post you can choose one of the following two options:
Instagram: Follow @microfourthirdsgallery and tag us on your picture to give us the permission to repost your image on the instagram gallery and on 43rumors (we will credit you)
Facebook: Submit your picture on our group: facebook.com/groups/microft. Please add the hashtag “#microfourthirdsgallery ” to grant the permission for reposting on 43rumors. Without the hashtag we will not add your picture!

2) Like and comment the pictures from other readers here: instagram.com/microfourthirdsgallery and facebook.com/groups/microft
3) A selection of most liked pictures by the community and by me 43rumors admin will be posted weekly on 43rumors.

Note: When sending a pic feel free to also add a link to your site to promote yourself! And please do share one single picture per week only. Do not spam :)

This is the weekly selection:

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Comparing the BMPCC 4K | Mirrorless Cameras | Part 1

Today Gold Box deals at Amazon US, BHphoto, eBay, Amazon.de, Amazon.co.uk, Amazon.fr, Amazon.it, Amazon.es.
Mirrorless Cameras, The Year in Review (Explora).
Olympus 300mm PRO lens test at DC.watch.
Olympus Tough TG-Tracker – Exploring the Spectacular Sights of South-West England (Olympus UK).
Food photography with the Olympus Pen (Olympus Imagespace).
Check the latest L-mount alliance news at our sisther site L-rumors.com.

Share your best pictures on our new Instagram MicroFourThirdsGallery.

Plenty of news on the facebook E-M1II group, Panasonic FF and the GH5 group.

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X-T3 vs A7III vs EOS R vs Z7 vs Pocket 4K – Video Quality Compared!

Today Gold Box deals at Amazon US, BHphoto, eBay, Amazon.de, Amazon.co.uk, Amazon.fr, Amazon.it, Amazon.es.
Eliminate Wobble with the Zhiyun-Tech WEEBILL LAB (Explora).
PhotoPlus Expo 2018: The Latest Gear and Biggest Moments From This Year’s Show (Adorama).
Panasonic announced it’s first “8k organic sensor” camcorder. Might be coming on future S cameras too! (L-rumors.com).
Check the latest L-mount alliance news at our sisther site L-rumors.com.

JevenDovey:check out my halloween spoof on “how to film a zombie apocalypse” all shot on the gh4&5. youtu.be/PjNNc7ttHyI

Share your best pictures on our new Instagram MicroFourThirdsGallery.

Plenty of news on the facebook E-M1II group, Panasonic FF and the GH5 group.

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Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II – Mini-Movies with Gavin Hoey

Today Gold Box deals at Amazon US, BHphoto, eBay, Amazon.de, Amazon.co.uk, Amazon.fr, Amazon.it, Amazon.es.
Panasonic’s Lumix S1R is an unapologetically blocky pro camera (L-rumors.com).
SainSonic Kamlan 50mm f/1.1 review at Lenstip (also available as MFT mount version).
IMPOSSIBLE Portrait: 14mm, f/0.2, 1400 MEGAPIXELS! The Brenizer Method (Tony Chelsea Northrup).
The GNARBOX 2.0 SSD Rugged Backup Device: up to 1TB… and no Laptop! (Explora).
Check the latest L-mount alliance news at our sisther site L-rumors.com.

Share your best pictures on our new Instagram MicroFourThirdsGallery.

Plenty of news on the facebook E-M1II group, Panasonic FF and the GH5 group.

New Olympus Q2 financial report: Reduced revenue due the intensified competition in the Imaging Business

Olympus issued the Q2 financial report and new revised forecast documents. And while the company as a whole is doing well there are only bad news coming from their Imaging Business:

They reported a 9.2 billion YEN operating profit loss. But what worries me most is that they had to hugely revise their forecast for the year to year basis. Profit is now expected to drop by -13% instead of the previously estimated -7%.

A month ago Olympus unveiled their future strategy in the Imaging Business:

– Expand sales of highly-profitable OM-D series cameras and PRO series lenses
Mirrorless camera system that are uniquely Olympus, attaining high level of compatibility between
overwhelmingly compact & lightweight and high image quality with the Micro Four Thirds Standard
– Accelerate development of products aimed for professional and high-level amateur users
– Improve manufacturing cost ratio by consolidation of manufacturing facilities and improved
efficiency in manufacturing startups
I am sure the new E-M1X will be a nice camera. But it will be a niche camera and I doubt it can make enough sales to have a positive impact on the overall trend. What’s your opinion on this?