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It's an update to the G1, since it adds AVCHD Lite, but it's not an update to the GH1 which has full res AVCHD.
Toggle Commented Mar 8, 2010 on New Panasonic Cameras at The Online Photographer
I think you meant to say that David Bailey was the model for Thomas in Antonioni's Blow up (Thomas is the character, David Hemmings was the actor who played him).
Ms Bown was awarded the CBE in 1995, not the MBE, and your link should go here http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MBE not to the town near Brazzaville Unknown Bown 1947-1967 http://www.amazon.co.uk/Bown-Jane/dp/0852650760 is a treasure too.
Toggle Commented Oct 25, 2009 on Jane Bown at The Online Photographer
If the X1 is priced at around $2000, then it's going to be in the same price bracket as used M8 bodies (soon, if not already). Since the M8's issues—other than the 1.3x—are pretty much historical (with dotted lenses, IR/UV filters and firmware v2.04 It Just Works™), it'll be interesting to see how the X1 fares against competition from used M8s and M8.2s. (Since the M9 has an internal IR filter, there should be lots of cheap IR/UV filters on the market to go with the cheap s/h M8 bodies)
Toggle Commented Sep 9, 2009 on Leica's Back at The Online Photographer
Some possible reasons why M-mount lenses—particularly wide-angle ones—underperform expectations on μ4/3 cameras has been covered in discussions about the Panasonic G1. http://ogiroux.wordpress.com/2009/02/14/bad-news-for-the-g1leica-m-combo/ might be a good place to start.
Toggle Commented Jul 22, 2009 on Olympus E-P1 PEN Review at The Online Photographer
Recent versions of the f1.0 Noctilux take 60mm filters, but the very first version of the f1.0—produced between 1976 and 1978—takes 58mm filters (same as the earlier 50mm f1.2 Noctilux). I had to special order the 58mm B+W UV/IR filter for my Series 1 Noct, and it took almost 4 months to arrive.
Toggle Commented Jul 14, 2009 on Voigtlander 50mm 1.1 - ITS HERE...! at BoPhoto.com
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Toggle Commented Mar 9, 2009 on Classic RCA Type 77 Mic Knockoffs at Retro Thing
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To a British reader that is an absolutely standard brick, of the type the majority of our houses are made from. The indentation in the top is known as the 'frog'.
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