Panasonic Lumix GF5

Panasonic Lumix GF5

The Panasonic Lumix GF5 is a 12.1MP Micro Four Thirds camera.  It is the most compact of Panasonic’s mirrorless line-up and features a live view 3-inch touchscreen LCD.  The GF5 offers 1080p HD video capture and a sensitivity range of ISO 160-12,800.

The GF5 will be available with the GF5 body and standard 14-42mm kit lens for $599, and will be available with the GF5 body and power zoom lens for $749. [Read more...]

Lensbaby Composer Pro for Mirrorless Cameras

Lensbaby Composer Pro

Lensbaby has announced the Composer Pro for mirrorless cameras, including Micro Four Thirds, Sony NEX and Samsung NX models.  The Composer Pro works with the existing Optic Swap system and comes with the Double Glass Optic.  The new Composer Pro for mirrorless cameras retails for $300 and is available from lensbaby.com and B&H Photo.

More info in the press release below. [Read more...]

Olympus E-PL1 for $274.99 – Deal Alert

Olympus E-PL1 Sale

Here’s a great bargain right now on the Olympus E-PL1 with a 14-42mm lens for $274.99 at Amazon, along with free shipping. When the E-PL1 was first introduced, it cost $600 for this kit.  This is a steal of a deal.

This is likely a closeout of stock, so there’s no telling how long this will last.  Note, you can also find a used, but good condition, stock of the E-PL1 at B&H for a few bucks less.