B&H has the new Panasonic Lumix G 42.5mm f/1.7 ASPH. Power OIS lens in stock and now shipping. That’s a 90mm equivalent focal length, which should make for a nice portrait lens for Micro Four Thirds shooters. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
The Wi-Fi Alliance has posted certifications for the Panasonic Lumix G7, GX8 and FZ300 cameras. [Read more…]
Panasonic GH4 firmware version 2.2, which provides a 4:3 anamorphic image capture at 3328 x 2496 video resolution, is now available. Additional features in the new firmware update include the ability to manually select a 1/16,000 second shutter speed using the electronic shutter of the GH4.
Additionally, firmware version 2.2 fixes the issue in which video recorded in the AVCHD format gets misdated when importing to some editing software.
New rumors suggest that we will see a new Panasonic 4K camera arrive around NAB 2015. The camera is expected to serve as a replacement for the Panasonic AF100, which can now be had at the discounted price of $2799.
Rumors include references to improved dynamic range of 15 or 16+ stops possible, depending on the various rumor sources. Additional rumored specs include the following: [Read more…]