Sample images taken with the Gizmon lenses on DCwatch

Few weeks ago we told you about the new Gizmon lenses and now you can see first images taken with the Gizmon lens (on the E-P2)
To see the images visit the DCwatch website. It’s in japanese but it really doesn’t matter!

P.S.: I didn’t find any

Amazon most sold DSLR Top-20

After weeks we have taken another look on amazon most sold digial cameras with interchangeable lenses. The price drop on the GF1-GH1-E-P1 helped them to climb the rankings.

Position Position 2 weeks ago Brand Camera Price Price 2 weeks ago
1 2 Canon Canon XSi with18-55mm IS Lens (Black) $559.00 $572.98
2 3 Nikon Nikon D3000 Camera with 18-55mm Lens $462.98 $484.43
3 5 Nikon Nikon D90 Camera with 18-105mm Lens $1,032.98 $1,028.77
4 6 Nikon Nikon D90 Camera (Body Only) $779.95 $789.95
5 1 Canon Canon T1i Camera with 18-55mm IS Lens $769.95 $719.00
6 not in the top 20 Pentax Pentax K-x with 18-55mm and 55-300mm Lenses (Black) $653.17
7 8 Nikon Nikon D5000 Camera with 18-55mm VR Lens $673.63 $699.00
8 4 Canon Canon XS Camera with 18-55mm Lens (Black) $449.00 $449.95
9 9 Canon Canon 7D Camera (Body Only) $1,699.00 $1,699.00
10 17 Panasonic Panasonic GF1 Camera with 20mm Lens $999.99 $1,081.95
11 12 Canon Canon 50D Camera with 28-135mm Lens $1,129.95 $1,129.95
12 not in the top 20 Canon Nikon D40 with 18-55mm Lens $499.99
13 7 Pentax Pentax K-x Camera with 18-55mm Lens (Black) $544.00 $559.00
14 11 Nikon Nikon D300s Camera (Body Only) $1,499.00 $1,499.00
15 15 Canon Canon 50D Camera (Body Only) $922.98 $929.95
16 18 Canon Canon 7D Camera with 28-135mm IS USM Lens $1,899.00 $1,849.00
17 13 Canon Canon XSi Camera (Black Body Only) $485.95 $485.95
18 20 Canon Canon 5D Mark II (Body Only) $2,469.00 $2,579.00
19 24 Panasonic Panasonic GF1 with 14-45mm Lens $865.96 $899.95
20 16 Nikon Nikon D5000 Camera (Body Only) $553.58 $552.98
more Panasonic and Olympus cameras…
21 not in the top 20 Panasonic Panasonic GH1 $1,223.95 $1,245.95
26 not in the top 20 Olympus Olympus E620 with 14-42mm and 40-150mm Lenses $666.95
30 14 Olympus Olympus E520 Camera with 14-42mm and 40-150mm Lenses $479.00 $487.95
30 not in the top 20 Olympus Olympus E520 with 14-42mm Lens $418.95
40 not in the top 20 Olympus Olympus E-P1 with 14-42mm Lens $644.00

New chinese MicroFourThirds adapters

We found new . We don’t know if the quality is OK but the price is certainly low! They cost 8 times less than …but they have a german exceptional quality!

Anyone of you owns one of the chinese adapters?

UPDATE: Here is a test of the Nikon to 4/3 Travis adapter (Thanks David)

having fun with new patent check: Panasonic invents a new Toilet for you!


As you probably know I am continually checking the new Panasonic and Olympus patents. Today I found something crazy. I really didn’t know that Panasonic do make toilets!

Check out their patent: http://www.freepatentsonline.com/y2010/0017949.html

Seriousely…you can help us to check the tons of new patents!

1) Go here: http://www.freepatentsonline.com/search.html

2) Search for Panasonic/Olympus patents using the string “AN/Panasonic” or “AN/Olympus”

3) Read the patents or download the pdf (the pdf contains the images!)

I received 79 e-mails in 24 hours :)

During the last 24 hours I received 79 e-mails with rumors from you. As you know I have also a real job and sometimes I can’t answer you immediately and sometimes I forget completely about it because I’m so busy. That’s why I want to say thank you all directly from here…the 43rumors blog!

P.S.: The day will come when I will be able to clone myself :)