And the mirrorless market grows and grows (new market share increase in Japan…now 32.5% in June).

The mirrorless camera segment is still growing in Japan and in June only 32.5% of all sold system cameras were mirrorless!

UPDATE: We also post the list of the most sold 20 system camera in Japan between January and June 2010. We have 7 mirrorless cameras that made it into the top 20. The source is BCNranking (click here)

Position Camera (click on camera name to check price and availability on amazon)
Market Share(%)
1 Nikon D90 13.0
2 Canon T2i 11.5
3 Nikon D5000 10.6
4 Nikon D90 9.7
5 Nikon D3000 7.9
6 Pentax K-x 6.3
7 Panasonic GF1 6.1
8 Olympus E-PL1 4.6
9 Canon 7D 3.5
10 Canon XSi 3.1
11 Panasonic G1 2.7
12 Sony NEX-5 2.0
13 Canon 5D MarkII 1.8
14 Canon 50D 1.7
15 Sony A550 1.5
16 Sony A330 1.4
17 Olympus E-P2 1.3
18 Panasonic G2 1.3
19 Nikon D300s 1.3
20 Olympus E-P1 1.1

And in 2010 Olympus and Panasonic manage it to gain market share (and notice the huge drop of Canon!):

MicroFourThirds fashion at rangefinderforum

Let’s forget image quality and camera features! Only fashion is a good enough reason to buy a MicroFourThirdsMicroFourThirdsMicroFourThirdsMicroFourThirdsMicroFourThirdsMicroFourThirdsMicroFourThirdsMicroFourThirdsMicroFourThirdsMicroFourThirdsMicroFourThirdsMicroFourThirdsMicroFourThirds camera ;)
Take a look here: http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=83812

P.S.: There are so many lenses I want to buy now :)

The need for speed: Fujinon 25mm f/0.85

The super fast Fujinon 25mm f/0.85 is a C-mount lens that can fit on your MFT camera using the c-mount adapter. It is the fasted 25mm lens I have ever seen!

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And luckely we have found some image samples of the Fujinon taken with the Panasonic GH1Panasonic GH1Panasonic GH1Panasonic GH1Panasonic GH1Panasonic GH1Panasonic GH1Panasonic GH1Panasonic GH1Panasonic GH1Panasonic GH1Panasonic GH1Panasonic GH1!

1:1 Aspect Ratio Sample Image:

16:9 Aspect Ratio Sample Image:

I hope Noktor will soon make a better performing super-fast 25mm lens ;)

It’s summertime..do you need the Olympus E-PL1 Waterproof Housing?

It’s summertime and I can imagine that many of you would be able to use the Olympus E-PL1 for your diving trips. The Olympus PT-EP01Olympus PT-EP01Olympus PT-EP01Olympus PT-EP01Olympus PT-EP01Olympus PT-EP01Olympus PT-EP01Olympus PT-EP01Olympus PT-EP01Olympus PT-EP01Olympus PT-EP01 underwater case works pefectly with your E-PL1!

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