The weekly news summary!


During the past 7 days we published following news:

Olympus E-P1 related news:
– Comparison Test: GF-1 vs. E-P1 vs. E-450/420 (source: dpreview forum)
– Switar 26mm f/1.1 Review on the E-P1 (source:
-olympus e-p1 review diary: day 1 (
-Olympus E-P1 with NIKKOR 10.5mm FISHEYE image samples at
– Olympus E-P1 Comments, Part III: Lost Pictures (TheOnlinePhotographer)

Olympus E-P2 related news:
– E-P2 — initial impressions from infrequent poster (source: dpreview forum)
– Olympus E-P2 review at ganref (Click here for the google english translation)
– Letsgodigital has the Olympus E-P2 review!
– Zeiss Lens Portraits with Beautiful Model and the Olympus E-P2 (source: TheDigitalStory)

Panasonic GF1 related news:
– Dpreview reviews the Leica X1 review and compares it with the Panasonic GF1.
– GF1 field test by Craig Mod
– G11 vs GRD3 vs GF1 comparison at Adorama
– Lensbaby on GF1 (source: dpreview forum)
– Double Panasonic GF1 review
– GF1 vs. D700 (dpreview forum)

General news:
– MicroFourThirds matching simulation (new lenses added)
Gianni Galassi ideal MicroFourThirds camera (wishlist)
– Adobe releases Lightroom 2.6, Camera Raw and DNG Converter 5.6 (Now with Olympus E-P2 and Panasonic FZ38 support)
Three japanese photographer voted the five best cameras. Of course MicroFourThirds rules in their rankings! :)
– All Kevin Spacey Pen videos (and prices to win)
– Olympus Master 2.3 released! US download page: / Europe download page:
– 43rumors random article feature added


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Panasonic GF1 In Stock (check constantly for price variations) Alle Konfigurationen sofort lieferbar! En Stock! GF1
Panasonic GH1 $1,299.00 (hot deal) 1.329 € 1.249 € GH1
Olympus E-P2 Both combos in Stock! E-P2
Olympus E-P1 All in Stock with lower prices than Adorama and BHphoto Alles sofort lieferbar En Stock! E-P1

Dpreview reviews the Leica X1 and compares it with the Panasonic GF1.


Dpreview just posted their the Leica X1 review.

They also made some X1 vs GF1 comparisons:

Dynamic Range:

JPEG comparison:

RAW coomparison:

High ISO:

The Leica X1 is available for preorder at amazon ($1,995.00!)

HOT!!! Amazon US has the Panasonic GF1 in Stock…both combos!
1) Panasonic GF1 Camera with 14-45mm LensIn Stock. Ships from and sold by 17th Street Photo! Only three left!

2) Panasonic GF1 Camera with 20mm f/1.7 Lens In Stock. Ships from and sold by Abt Electronics!

3) Panasonic 45mm f/2.8 Aspherical MEGA OIS Lens for Micro Four Thirds Interchangeable Lens Cameras is in Stock via Haystack Electronics for $879.95 + $7.99shipping!