1. The Fujifilm X Pro 1 offers a unique set of features, some ground-breaking technology you have to see to believe, world class low light and high ISO image quality, and a bold price tag that makes you think it's got to be one of the best cameras you can buy. But is it?

    Behind it's cool or not cool neo-retro styling, there's a real (and real different) mirrorless camera and new series of legendary Fujifilm lenses that want to be the centerpiece of your photo and video image making process. No matter if you're a photo enthusiast or a working pro photographer you will quickly see that the X Pro 1 is refreshing, inspiring.... as well as frustrating and maybe a little disappointing to some.

    Photo innovator Will Crockett from ShootSmarter.com is the leading voice and global expert in the migration to mirrorless cameras and he has has created thousands of images with the X Pro 1 using the first three Fujifilm XF series lenses. Looking beyond all the useless stats and marketing hype, Will shares an open and unbiased view how good the photos and video are from the X Pro 1, how easy is it to learn and shoot under real life shooting conditions, what kind of person will be glad they bought the X Pro and who will be better to choose another camera instead.

    The example photos used in this review are available for you to view here:
    willcrockett.com/xpro

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  2. Watch the making of the Leica M9-P »Edition Hermès« – Série Limitée Jean-Louis Dumas, introduced in Berlin at the "LEICA - DAS WESENTLICHE" on May 10, 2012.

    This limited edition is a celebration of the friendship and collaboration between Jean-Louis Dumas, the former president of Hermès, who died in May 2010, and Leica Camera AG.

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  3. Head over to my blog for loads more info, photos, kit used etc... philipbloom.net/2012/09/05/bmd/

    This review was done on my own time for the readers of my blog and the vimeo community. If you feel it has been of use to you feel free to use the new tipjar feature on vimeo! No obigation! All money received goes into making future reviews as they take so much time and resources...for a more detailed explanation please visit my page here: philipbloom.net/2012/09/28/tipjar/

    Edit. I have just checked out the just announced micro four thirds version at IBC. Looks great but it's passive so no iris control through the camera. You need a manual lens like the Voigtlanders.

    The good news is with a M43 mount you can put on any lens with easily available adaptors for PL, M, Nikon, Canon. C mount (make sure they cover sensor). It's a much more flexible camera lens wise and makes more sense than the EF version here.

    This review was done in my own time and WAS not paid for by anyone. It was made for the readers of my blog and the community. For more on my ethics statement please read the top of the above linked blog post.

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  4. As the new camera is announced, should X-Pro1 owners (like me) be feeling buyer's remorse? David Moore from clearingthevision.com takes a look.

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  5. Newsshooter editor Dan Chung talks to Hotrod Camera's owner Illya Friedman about the new Panasonic GH4.

    Friedman is one of the lucky few that has already had hands on with the GH4 and is has been selling and supporting Panasonic's GH line for cine use for many years.

    Photo of Kurt Russell courtesy of Debby Wong.

    For more go to newsshooter.com

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