Panasonic Micro Four Thirds Camcorder is Looking Pretty Sweet

That’s the new Panasonic Micro Four Thirds AG-AF100 AVCCAM camcorder up there.

Interchangeable lenses? Check.

Big sensor? Check

I think Panasonic is going to make a whole of friends with this one. To see all the goods that were just spilled, courtesy of a product brochure from Panasonic, head on over to Tech Tilt.

Sony Interchangeable Lens HD Camcorder With APS Sensor Coming

It was only a matter of time.

With overwhelming success of the Canon 5D Mark II and subsequent video-capable DSLRs, it was only a matter of time before someone broke the mold and put a DSLR-sized sensor in a true camcorder body.  I suspect that Canon and Nikon are both working on a similar concept; however, it looks as if Sony may be the first one out of the gate.

Sony has announced that it is working on a camcorder based on the 14.2MP CMOS sensor found in the newly announced NEX-5 and NEX-3.  The camcorder will allow the new Sony E-mount lenses to be used, as well as existing Alpha-mount lenses. [Read more...]

Panasonic Lumix G2 Reviews and Resources

Panasonic Lumix G2

Along with the Panasonic G10, the Panasonic Lumix G2 is another 12.1MP Micro Four Thirds camera that follows the previous generation G1, GH1 and GF1 cameras.  The G2 headline features include an articulating, 3-inch Live View LCD with a touchscreen interface, along with HD video capture in AVCHD Lite format.

The G2 is paired with a 14-42mm image stabilized kit lens and, of course, is compatible with all previously introduced Micro Four Thirds Lumix G lenses from Panasonic.  Additionally, the G2 includes a built-in pop-up flash and a hot shoe for external flashes.  The G2 will be available in red, blue and black body colors.

Panasonic G2 Availability

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Sony Booth Tour at PMA 2010

Sony Booth Tour at PMA 2010

Can’t make it to PMA 2010 to check out the new Sony DSLRs and Cyber-shot cameras?  That’s ok.  In the condensed 10-minute video below, you can see what Sony had on display at PMA. [Read more...]