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Panasonic MEGA O.I.S. vs. POWER O.I.S. for video shooting

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 – In-Depth Review And Reappraisal Of An Underestimated Camera (Soundimagesplus).
Cinema Cameras: What Filmmakers need to Know (Explora).

Miguel Ortiz:History (https://vimeo.com/141315301), how it was made, in this picture: https://flic.kr/p/vFcxTb

Jim Chang: Over the years, I have collected many anamorphic projection lenses for my own video projects and experiment. But I have always been puzzled by adapting anamorphic projection lens to my taking lenses, even though I tried every type of adapter that I can buy, but I am still not fully satisfied. So I developed the Rapido Anamorphic Lens Adapter. Please check it out at www.rapidotechnology.com

Basically, the adapter offers:
1. a better concentric alignment
2. a more stable connection
3. a repeatable alignment: use the marker on the side of the inner ring for quick alignment
4. a reusable and more flexible solution: for different anamorphic lenses, just find the customized step-down ring, and connect to your existing Rapido Anamorphic Adapter, and you are done. No need different, some time hard to find adapter, for each of your anamorphic lens
5. a simple and easy online instruction with illustrations, to show you how to adapt each anamorphic lens at: www.rapidotechnology.com
Even though I tried to include all the anamorphic lens that I can find, but I know there are still some are left out, please let me know if you have some anamorphic lens you like to adapt, I typically finish design/manufacturing in 2-3 weeks.

Hope you will like it. Thanks”

a bit of everything…


ZY Optics Mitakon Speed Master 25mm f/0.95 Manual Focus Lens Open Box

Olympus E-M10 II Field Test II (Imaging Resource).
Zhongyi Mitakon Speedmaster 25mm f/0.95 Review (ePhotozine).
Going wide and going long with Olympus TG-4 conversion lenses (Imaging Resource).
40 Things You Didn’t Know You Needed in Your Camera Bag (Explora).
Record Trigger Setup for the GH4 and PIX-E5 (Youtube).

Aaron:Equipment: Gh4/Gopro 4, oly 45 1.8, pan 12-35 & 35-100, 20mm 1.7, Phantom 2 H33D, Nebula 4000 gimbal on a family vacation video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GgthFnVwr-k

Michael:Recently back from a few weeks in Afghanistan; here is a gallery: https://qamera.smugmug.com/Galleries/Afghanistan/. Scroll to the end to see some commentary on the very trim photography kit I used: two Olympus cameras (E-M1 and E-M10) and two lenses (12-40 f/2.8 and 75 f/1.8). Both performed wonderfully although I did have some issues with dust in the E-M10.  (I was waiting for an E-M5 II loaner but it did not happen).

Weekly 43rumors readers pictures roundup.


Alexx Marx‎
Oly e-m5 and 12-40/2.8 PRO
shot by Splittermensch

1) You can share your pics by using the message box on our 43rumors Facebook page (Click here).
2) All 43rumors readers pictures can be seen here: facebook.com/43rumors/photos. Like the pictures you like and chat with the authors if you want to know how they took the shot!
3) The most liked pictures and some pics selected by myself will be posted weekly on 43rumors

This is the weekly selection:

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Olympus 12mm f2 vs Tokina 11-16mm f2.8 + Speedbooster

Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 Review (ePhotozine).
My Fuji vs. Olympus catch-22 (Eyesuncloudedphoto).

Adam (video on top): I recently decided to start creating videos for my youtube channel again and just uploaded a video comparing the Olympus 12mm f2 and the Tokina 11-16mm f2.8 with Metabones Speedbooster zoomed to 16mm for a comparable field of view. If you think your readers would be interested in seeing it please feel free to share it. If it gets positive feedback I’ll definitely continue making more videos in the same vein.

Siim:GH4 and various lenses http://vimeo.com/142904909

Daniel Zurek‎:https://youtu.be/-f_qRYDR158. Sharing some experiences documenting biological field work using micro four thirds. We talk about the Panasonic/Olympus gear we used to shoot macro video of jumping spiders (and general documentary scenes) in Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas.