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Panasonic announces LX100 II Photo

Panasonic announces LX100 II

The long awaited new version of the Panasonic LX100 compact camera has been announced. The LX100 II features a 21.77MP, giving a resolution of 17MP when used in its default micro 4/3 4:3 aspect ratio. It also has a 3” touchscreen and Bluetooth connectivity.

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Eneloop batteries not recommended for use in strobes Photo

Eneloop batteries not recommended for use in strobes

Many strobe manufacturers officially recommend the use of Eneloop batteries with their products. Originally developed by Sanyo, Panasonic acquired the company in 2009 and in 2013 released the fourth generation of the original Eneloop and second generation of the Eneloop Pro. However, new guidance on the Panasonic website now specifically excludes their use in “underwater lights or other airtight appliances.”

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Panasonic announces the Lumix GH5S Photo

Panasonic announces the Lumix GH5S

At the CES Show in Las Vegas, Panasonic has announced the Lumix GH5S mirrorless camera. It offers internal recording of 4:2:0 Cinema 4K at 60fps along with 4:2:2 Cinema 4K at 30fps. It also offers Variable Frame Rate recording. It features a 10.2MP multi aspect sensor with a native ISO up to 51,200 and 14 bit RAW still images.

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Panasonic announces the G9 mirrorless camera Photo

Panasonic announces the G9 mirrorless camera

Panasonic has announced their compact system G9 mirrorless camera. It features a 20.3 MP 4/3 sensor and a native ISO range of 200-25,600. Autofocus is via Panasonics Advanced DFD system that has 225 focus point and it has 5 axis image stabilzation. 4K 50/60p is available for 10 minutes recording time at full sensor width with no pixel binning. Lower frame rates and resolutions can be captured for 30 minutes.

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Panasonic announces Leica 8-18mm lens Photo

Panasonic announces Leica 8-18mm lens

Panasonic has announced the second lens in their Leica DG lens series. The LEICA DG VARIO-ELMARIT 8-18mm / F2.8-4.0 ASPH lens offers an equivalent field of view to that of the 16-36mm on 35 mm sensors. Minimum focus distance is 0.23 m (9.06”), so it may perform behind a dome port.

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Panasonic announces the GH5 camera Photo

Panasonic announces the GH5 camera

Panasonic has announced the specifications of their LUMIX GH5 mirrorless camera at the CES Show. It has a 20.3 MP sensor with a new Venus image processor and a native ISO of up to 25,5600. It also offers a 6K 30 fps “burst mode” for action shots. Perhaps more notably, it offers video at 4K 60p/50p and 4K 30p with internal 4:2:2 10-bit recording.

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Panasonic announces UX series 4K camcorders Photo

Panasonic announces UX series 4K camcorders

Among the new cameras announced by Panasonic at NAB, are the UX series of professional 4K camcorders. The AG-UX180 features a 1-inch MOS sensor, a 20x optical zoom, 60p UHD recording; dual codec recording, IR recording in low light, and 3G SDI/HDMI2.0 output. Variable frame rate recording in 1080p is also planned. The AG-UX90 also features a 1-inch MOS sensor, optical 15x zoom and UHD 30p recording.

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Panasonic releases the GX80/85 mirrorless camera Photo

Panasonic releases the GX80/85 mirrorless camera

Panasonic has announced the DMC-GX85 (DMC-GX80 outside of North America) interchangeable lens mirrorless camera. It features a 16MP sensor, no anti-aliasing filter and the Venus Engine, which provides an ISO maximum of 25,600. It has UHD video recording and a built in pop-up flash.

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Panasonic releases “Post-Focus” firmware Photo

Panasonic releases “Post-Focus” firmware

Panasonic has released a firmware update that will allow GX8, G7 and FZ300 users to change the focus point post capture. Essentially, once selected, post focus shoots video at 4K with a variety of focus points that can be selected and images with different focus points saved.

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