Panasonic had the new anamorphic firmware update running on the GH4 in its booth at NAB 2015. The new firmware will use the entirety of the 4/3″ sensor to produce video at 3328 x 2496 video at 23.98, 24, 25 or 29.97 fps. [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…]