Below you will find this week’s firmware updates. Hit the manufacturer website links for more details and download instructions for the firmware. [Read more…]
The Panasonic GF3 (including the pink one shown above) is available for pre-order at B&H Photo, which usually means it should be in stock any day now. For now, the GF3 w/ 14mm f/2.8 lens kits are the only ones available. However, you should probably expect the body-only and 14-42mm kits to be available soon as well.
Full listings are here at B&H Photo.
The Panasonic Lumix GF3 is the latest in the compact Micro Four Thirds GF-series – and it’s the smallest yet. Panasonic says the GF3 is over 16% smaller than its already-small predecessor, the GF2. The GF3 has a 12.1MP sensor, a 3-inch Live View touchscreen LCD and can also capture 1080/60i AVCHD video. [Read more…]
Behind the scenes photos from what looks like a Panasonic Lumix promo shoot surfaced on YouTube. Photo Rumors went to the trouble of analyzing the video for new cameras and spotted what could the the new Panasonic Lumix GF3, which is sporting a big hump atop the ever-shrinking body of this camera line.
It’s rumored to feature a 16MP sensor and available with a new Leica-branded 25mm f/1.4 lens (yum). Check out the Ken Burns-ified video below if you want to watch the full behind the scenes set of stills. [Read more…]