Olympus and Panasonic conferences at CP+ on February 12 and 13.

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The CP+ shows starts on february 12 and that’s when Olympus/Panasonic will have their press conference:

February 12:
13:00–13:45 Shigeru Kato (OLYMPUS IMAGING CORP.): “Development of M.ZUIKO PRO LENS

February 13: 15:00–15:45 Tomoaki Tsutsumi (Panasonic Corporation): “Creating a New Photo Culture by the expansion of “4K Photo”

Weekly 43rumors readers pictures roundup.

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Panasonic GH4, 35-100/2.8

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Olympus gains market share in Japan.

Mirrorless shares in Japan during the last 12 months. Source BCN, Graph Dicahub, via Mirrorlessrumors.

Japan is really a “different” market than Europe or North America. Here size really matters and therefore Mirrorless is having a huge success. And the last 12 months Olympus managed to increase their market share in the mirrorless segment to up to 25,7%. Panasonic also had a small growth to up to 11,8%. The surprise here is Sony that despite their big Full Frame camera launch lost 12% market share!

Would be nice to see such kind of data for Europe and North America too but sadly there is no such thing yet. All we can look at are the Amazon digital camera rankings (Click here). And DSLR still rules the world here…


A bit of everything…

Olympus PEN E PL7 Lunch and Learn

SLR Magic HyperPrime CINE 10mm T2.1 Review (EosHD).
Our favorite photographers: A conversation with Sony Artisan, Vivienne Gucwa (Imaging Resource).
Tamron 14-150mm f/3.5-5.8 Di III Sample Gallery at Dpreview.
I’ve Been Harsh On M4/3 Lately; Let Me Heap Some Praise on Its Capability to Produce Excellent Images (Thewanderinglensman)
Street Shooting with the Olympus 9mm Body Cap Fisheye (TheDigitalStory).
Test Panasonic Lumix CM1 (Focus Numerique).

Daniel:Thought you and your readers might enjoy this series of landscapes I recently took in Iceland. All shot with E-M5 with Pana 14mm, PanaLeica 25mm and Samyang 7.5mm fisheye

A bit of everything…

Season 3, Episode 3: Shooting a Family Vacation: Portrait Photography

Panasonic Lumix GF7 review at Digitalversus.
Olympus M.ZUIKO Digital 40-150mm f/2.8 Pro Review (Photographyblog).
Five Super Sharp Portrait Lenses for Your Mirrorless Camera (ThePhoBlographer).
Seocnd part of the LX100 review at Mirrorlessons.
New German Micro Four Thirds Lens Database at m43-objektive.de.

Nelson:Moon rise video I done few days ago, with GH4 + Tokina 80-200mm F2.8 https://vimeo.com/116236116

Christer Wikström‎:Pictures I take on a weekend trip with an Olympus Pen E-P5 and 45mm lens https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=REN6ufyeQNE

LudwigLocation: Zurich, Switzerland. Camera: AG-AF100. Lenses: Lumix 35-100 mm and Lumix 7-14 mm. Recorder: BlackmagicDesign UltraStudio 3D over HD-SDI. Recording-format: DPX. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xSqxRZLXFVw

Kyle:I wanted to share with you this video I did for transworld skateboarding. I made a boxed array of 6 GH4s. I hope you enjoy it and possibly share it! http://skateboarding.transworld.net/lrg-skate-create-2015/#.VMJ5B6YriQl

Capion Studio:https://vimeo.com/117715659 s800 Evo Test Flight with the Zenmuse + Panasonic GH4. This slightly aging Hexacopter is still a real contender in the field of aerial platforms. The s800 Evo paired with the GH4 Zenmuse results in a rock solid unit that is just about up for any task. We took it around our neighborhood and here is the results. No warp stabilization has been applied.

Michael:I have done a spot of thinking and experimenting. Which has led to the death of the “flat” profile misconception. And the regaining of all the time wasted on fiddling with, and rendering of, technically inferior footage.
The technical explanation is here: http://www.supertone.dk/#!GH4-Optimal-Film-Setting-works-in-stills-too/c24o4/8E18836A-F271-4A14-AF0D-C575B9D5F4B6
Here is a full ASA range test – from 200 to 6400 ASA www.vimeo.com/112699788