Panasonic has announced a pair of new Micro Four Thirds lenses – the 30mm f/2.8 ASPH. MACRO OIS lens and the 42.5mm f/1.7 ASPH. POWER OIS lens. Both lenses should be available in May 2015. [Read more…]
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…]
Zack Arias posted this nice little perspective review on what factored into his choice of the Panasonic GH4 as his dedicated video camera. He talks about other choices from Canon, Sony and Blackmagic and why he stuck with Fuji for stills and has two completely separate systems. He goes into much greater detail on the reasons for choosing the GH4 system for video on his blog here at Dedpxl.
Here is the first image of the upcoming Panasonic GF7 that leaked out on Digicame-info. The new camera is the successor the Panasonic GF6 and is believed to sport a 16MP sensor, ISO 200-25,600 sensitivity and a 180º tilting LCD.
That’s the 12-32mm lens on the front that ships as a kit lens for the GM1 and GM5, which suggests that this camera will be very compact. Below is a photo of the GM1 next to the Canon G12 compact camera for sense of scale. [Read more…]
Adorama has the new Panasonic Lumix G Vario 35-100mm f/4-5.6 MEGA OIS lens in stock for the first time and ready to ship. Check it out here at Adorama.
Adorama has the new Panasonic Lumix LX100 in stock and shipping. Recall that the LX100 is the new 4K point and shoot camera with a large, Four Thirds format sensor inside that is the same as what is found in the Panasonic Lumix GM5.
I just received this notice and the pre-order info is still up on Adorama’s site, but they actually have them in stock now and will be shipping out a limited supply on first-come, first-served basis. Check it out here at Adorama.