DxO adds RAW support for the GH4 w/ lens corrections. New GH4 test roundup.


Current (and future) GH4 owners will be happy to know that DXO updated to Optics Pro 9.5 and now has RAW support for the GH4 w/ lens corrections.

And here is the next GH4 test roundup shared by 43rumors readers:
4K version of GH4 short film “Dalia’s Dream” by Scott Rhea by Panasonic Australia on Youtube.
Here is a nice introduction into the GH4 Ken Burns effect using Final Pro X (Outbackphoto).
Twills:Here is a video I shot at the Dominion Riverrock festival this past weekend. It was shot with the GH4 in 4K @ 30 FPS, 1080p @ 60 FPS, and 1080p @ 96 FPS. I hope you like action sports. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MDAtxgHXM6A
Irfan:4K Slow Motion ~ Panasonic Lumix Gh4: http://youtu.be/nfeOFpgD8L0 and Panasonic Lumix GH4 4K ~ Galveston Island: http://youtu.be/eWXVb3bKGEQ
Sol:One of the questions I get asked a lot is how to use Canon EF lenses on the Panasonic GH4, so I wrote a post with all the details: http://suggestionofmotion.com/blog/panasonic-gh4-lens-options-canon-ef/
Guillaume:I wanted to share my last video work with the Panasonic GH4, “The Sicilian March” https://vimeo.com/94922357. The slowmotion allowed me to capture the men expressions and emotions wearing heavy statues during the Easter procession “Misteri di Tapani”. I also wrote some articles about photos made during my travel, as well as the equipement I used for that kind of travel documentary work.

North American preorders, shipping date and price:
GH4 camera at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto, Ritz Camera and Panasonic. Price: $1,698. In Canada at Vistek.
GH4 camera with interface unit at Adorama and BHphoto. Price: $3,298
Interface unit only at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto and Panasonic. Price: $1,998

Europen preorders, shipping date and price:
Germany: Wexcameras, Marcotec-shop.de.
UK at Wexphotographic, CameraWorld, UKdigital, CVP, TipTop.
Holland at Fotohanskeuzekamp.
Belgium at Fotokonijnenberg.
Norway at Fotovideo.
Sweden at Cyberphoto, Skandinavianphoto.
Finland at Telefoto, Topshot, Verkkoauppa.
France at Photocineshop.
Spain: Fotoboom.

Asian preorders, shipping date and price:
Digitalrev and Digidirect Australia.

4K cards
Kingston 16-32-64 GB SDHC UHS-I Speed Class 3 at Amazon (Click here), Adorama (Click here) and BHphoto (Click here).
Sandisk 16-32-64 GB Extreme PRO SDXC UHS-II Memory Card at Amazon (Click here), Adorama (Click here) and BHphoto (Click here).
Transcend 64-128 GB High Speed 10 UHS-3 at Amazon (Click here) and BHphoto (Click here).
Panasonic 16-32-64 GB SDHC-UHS-I U3 Card (90MB/s) at Adorama (Click here) and BHphoto (Click here).


Technical note: Help on 43rumors fix needed.


Dear readers. As you may have noticed lately sometimes 43rumors.com site doesn’t load and you see an error message like the one I posted on top (I have German language set on my laptop).

It’s now weeks I try to solve this but It doesn’t seem to be a server or design related issue. But probably has to do with DNS issues. Anyway, I kindly ask the readers with tech knowledge if they can help me to figure out what’s causing the issue. Please contact me at 43rumors@gmail.com if you have any clue. Thanks!!!

P.S.: Usually the site loads again after 1-2 minutes the problem appears.


(FT5) Guess why Olympus didn’t improve focus peaking on the E-P5.


The trusted source who shared the E-P5 firmware update in advance just shared some more tidbits:

He says the Focus peaking update was going to happen but a decision was made to leave that to a future model rather than update this model. I guess this means Olympus wants the soon to be announced E-Pl7 to have this feature to mark a more clear distance between the new and older PEN models.

I would have prefered a more “Fuji alike” firmware approach. Full intensive support and improvement of all current cameras. It’s a great way to create affiliation don’t you think so Olympus?

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New GX7 firmware update released!


It’s really all about firmware updates this week :)
Panasonic just released the new GX7 1.3 firmware (download here) which fixed this:

  1. Connection problem with Apple iOS devices via Wi-Fi is fixed.
  2. Improved stability of startup process in the use of UHS-I compliant SD memory card.