B&H has the Panasonic GH2 for $499 after a $400 instant savings. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
The new model is expected to feature a new 16MP “Wide Dynamic Range” sensor and offer video capture at an impressive 72Mbit/s bit rate. Check out the full rundown on the specs below. [Read more...]
A new Panasonic Micro Four Thirds lens spilled out onto the interweb this week ahead of its official unveiling. The Panasonic Lumix G Vario 45-150mm f/4-5.6 HD OIS lens should be along soon – with the HD emblem suggesting that this lens will be optimized for silent video operation like the classic HD 14-140mm f/4-5.8 lens.
Perhaps this is a replacement for the current 45-200mm f/4-5.6 OIS non-HD lens, or just a video-optimized version to complement the line-up?
[via Photo Rumors]
Now through April 14, you can get instant savings of up to $150 on the Panasonic GH2, GX1 and LX5 cameras. More info here at B&H Photo.
I checked out a lot of cool new stuff at NAB 2011; however, one of the coolest pieces of tech that I got up close with was the new Atomos Ninja HDMI-based recorder. In short, the Atomos Ninja captures the uncompressed stream from your camera’s HDMI output. The stream is captured as Apple ProRes HQ in a much higher quality than what goes through your camera’s compression onto the CF or SD card. [Read more...]
- Canon PowerShot G12
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- Leica V-Lux 2
- Nikon D7000
- Nikon Coolpix P7000
- Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2
- Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2
The update is available via OS X system updates or via Apple’s Support Site.
The Panasonic GH2 is the follow-up camera to the popular GH1.
The GH2 is built on the same Micro Four Thirds standard as all recent Lumix interchangeable lens cameras. The GH2 features a 16MP sensor and offers an impressive sensitivity range of ISO 160-12800.
The GH2 will capture 1080p video at 24 fps in AVCHD format and records stereo audio on-camera, along with the ability to plug in an external mic.
The Panasonic GH2 should be available in December 2010 at an initial retail price of $1499.95 with a 14-140mm lens, or $999.95 with a 14-42mm kit lens. Check availability on Amazon.com.
More details in the press release below. [Read more...]