Deal Alert – As GX2 rumors begin to pick up steam, the GX1 continues it’s gradual plunge in price, with Adorama and Amazon now listing Panasonic’s respectable MILC for around $240 (body-only).
Last week, Nikon announced the fastest lens to date for their growing 1-series of mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras, revealing the 32mm f/1.2 standard prime which will sit atop the system’s current lens offerings as a premium option. While the eagerly-anticipated lens is expected to hit retail next month, pre-orders have now opened at the familiar major online retailers including B&H and Adorama.
Last week, Fuji Rumors received word from trusted sources pointing to FujiFilm’s plans to release an “entry level” mirrorless interchangeable lens camera baring the X-Series brand, set to be announced later this summer.
On the Radar: Alfonso Cuaron’s ‘Gravity’ Appears to Terrifyingly Reenact Our Worst Space Fears in New Teaser
Although the average Joe, at least in this life-time, will never find his or herself in a situation that involves one to be floating helplessly into the dark abyss of Space, that underlying fear overwhelming exists in the back of people’s minds as one of the most terrifying ways to bow out. With the sound intent to pull on those very same physiological strings through some spectacular-looking imagery, acclaimed director Alfonso Cuarón’s Gravity appears prime to captivate and engage movie-goers who have wondered what the worst case scenario might be for those who reside 300+ miles above Earth.
This coming Tuesday, May 14th, Google+ and the social media platform’s brightest and most popular image makers, Trey Ratcliff and Thomas Hawk, are hosting what’s being called “the largest photowalk in history,” a gathering that’s set to launch from the Yerba Buena Gardens in downtown San Francisco, California.
Trusted sources close to the reliable folks at Fuji Rumors have released some exciting (if true) information regarding Fuji’s foreseeable X-series plans. According to the report, an “entry level” mirrorless interchangeable lens camera baring the X-series name will be released sometime this summer, at a price point similar to that of the X10.
Quick News – Even more shots of the soon-to-be-announced Olympus E-P5 have emerged, this time courtesy of the folks at Mobile01. The leaked images, posted above and below, show the three expected E-P5 body and lens color variants, as well as the new Olympus VF-4 viewfinder.
Unsurprisingly, as it’s now becoming a yearly occurrence, another Olympus camera has been leaked ahead of it’s official unveiling. This time, it’s the long-rumored E-P3′s successor, shown above and below – a MILC which seems to have taken many design traits from it’s older Olympus brothers – namely the PEN-F.
If you are at all familiar with the talented and successful editorial, commercial and street photographer Zack Arias, you know he isn’t one to mince words nor shy away from making incendiary claims, and after spending some quality time with Fuji’s new X100S in the streets of Istanbul, Arias’ resulting confidence has paved the way for yet another bold, bold statement; “The DSLR is dead.”