Panasonic has unveiled its new Lumix GX9, a 20MP Micro Four Thirds format camera that is a rangefinder-styled body in a compact form. It features on-board image stabilization, along with built-in Bluetooth LE and Wi-Fi. The GX9 also captures 4K video at 24p and 30p frame rates. [Read more…]
B&H has the new Panasonic Leica DG Elmarit 200mm f/2.8 POWER OIS lens in stock and ready to ship. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
This week is CES 2018 in Las Vegas and there were several new photography products unveiled earlier this week. Below is a short overview and thoughts on some of the key gear. [Read more…]
Panasonic unveiled its new Lumix GH5S this week at CES 2018. It’s built for a low-light and video shooting with a 10.3MP Micro Four Thirds image sensor. It looks a lot like Panasonic’s version of Sony’s A7S product line.
Panasonic Lumix GH5S Key Features
- 10.28MP Multi Aspect Ratio MOS Sensor
- DCI 4K60p and Full HD 1080/240p Video
- Internal 4:2:2 10-Bit Long GOP
- V-Log L Gamma and HDR Hybrid Log Gamma
- 0.76x 3.68m-Dot OLED Viewfinder
- 3.2″ 1.62m-Dot Free-Angle Touchscreen
- Dual Native ISO 400 and ISO 2500
- Dual UHS-II SD Slots; Wi-Fi & Bluetooth
- Advanced DFD AF System
- 12 fps Cont. Shooting and 4K PHOTO Modes
Note the key features mostly highlight the video features and reinforces its position as a camera made for the video enthusiasts and pros. Nonetheless, it is still a full featured photography tool that captures 10.3MP RAW image files and up to 12fps. However, it’s worth noting that Panasonic did not include the sensor-shift stabilization inside the GH5S in order to avoid problems with sensor movement during video capture.
The Panasonic GH5S retails for $2499 and should be available in February. You can pre-order it and get the full spec list here at B&H Photo.
The new Panasonic DC-G9 is a Micro Four Thirds camera sports a 20.3MP sensor and features an 80MP High-Resolution Shot mode that uses slight movement of the sensor to combine successive shots. The G9 also offers the ability to shoot up to 60 frames per second in AF-S mode or 20 frames per second in AF-C mode. While these features combine for a great still image machine, the G9 also captures 4K/60p video. [Read more…]
Amazon has the Panasonic LX100 for $559.95 right now (compare at $797.99). The LX100 features a 16.8MP 4/3″ sensor and a Leica 24-75mm equivalent lens with a bright f/1.7-2.8 aperture. The camera captures 12.8MP still images in 4:3 aspect ratio. Additionally, it captures 4K video at 30/24 fps and 1080p video at 60 fps. Check it out while it lasts here on Amazon.com.