Posts Tagged ‘panasonic’

First Leaked Photos of the Tiny Panasonic GM1, The ‘Smallest ILC Camera Ever’

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We told you about the upcoming Panasonic GM1 back in September when the rumors first surfaced, but now we have the first leaked photos of the camera that intends to claim the title of “world’s smallest interchangeable lens camera” without compromising on quality. Read more…

Rumor: Panasonic to Release the World’s Smallest ILC in October with the GM1

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So far, the title of world’s smallest interchangeable lens camera fell (for the most part) to the cameras in the Pentax Q-series — starting with the Q, then the Q10 and finally the most recent Q7. But that title won’t be held by Pentax (or is it RICOH?) for much longer. If rumors are to be believed, October will see the release of the Panasonic GM1, which will claim the title for itself. Read more…

Panasonic Develops New Ultra-Wide 64:9 Camera System for Capturing Sports

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You remember that one time when you wanted to put four of your 16:9 aspect ratio wide-screen TVs side by side and watch the game in super-panorama? Yeah, neither do we. But apparently Panasonic does, considering the 64:9 ultra-wide camera system the company has developed. Read more…

Cooperation Wins Out Over Confrontation in the ILC Market

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For travel shooters and those looking to keep their kit light, new Interchangeable Lens Compacts (ILC) have been a major boon. But the real beneficiaries of the rise of this new system — still less than five years old — are the companies that make them. However, in order to maximize those benefits, manufacturers of ILCs need to establish the format as viable and resilient. For some, that means working together rather than against one another. Read more…

Photographer Bernie DeChant Takes the New Panasonic GX7 for a Spin in Japan

Earlier this month, Panasonic unveiled the new Lumix GX7: a rangefinder-style Micro Four Thirds camera that the company packed full of Panasonic firsts. Since Panasonic is hoping the camera appeals to professionals and consumers alike, the folks over in advertising decided to put together a series of videos dubbed “Shooting Impressions” in which they get professionals to use the GX7 on assignment and talk about the features they liked best.

The video above features photographer Bernie DeChant and his recent trip to Kyoto, Japan where he photographed the “erikae” ceremony through which a “meiko” (an apprentice geisha) becomes a full-fledged geisha. Read more…

Panasonic GX7 is a 16MP Mirrorless with In-Body Stabilization and a Tiltable EVF

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Panasonic has officially announced the GX7, a sleek new high-end mirrorless camera with some features that are being introduced for the first time in a Panasonic mirrorless camera, including in-body image stabilization and a tiltable electronic viewfinder.
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Product Shots and Specs for Panasonic’s Upcoming GX7 Leaked

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Panasonic is having a hard time keeping a lid on its upcoming rangefinder-styled GX7 Micro Four Thirds mirrorless camera. Just last week, the first images and a list of specs leaked through an online photo magazine, and now we have a full set of specs and product shots to look at. Read more…

Images of Panasonic’s Rangefinder-Styled GX7 Leak One Month Early

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Earlier this month, we told you that Panasonic was planning to jump onto the retro-style bandwagon sometime in August with the release of its GX7 Micro Four Thirds mirrorless camera.

At the time we only had a few illustrations and some preliminary specs, but now that we’re about a month out from the announcement, some official photos and a more comprehensive spec list have both surfaced. Read more…

Panasonic to Unveil a Rangefinder-styled GX7 MFT Camera Next Month

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Styling your mirrorless camera after retro rangefinder cameras of old is popular among camera makers these days, and it appears that the next company to jump onto the bandwagon will be Panasonic. Late next month, the company will be announcing a new Micro Four Thirds camera called the GX7 — the company’s first rangefinder-styled camera.
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Fuji and Panasonic’s New Organic Sensor Boasts Insane 29.2 Stop Dynamic Range

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Fujifilm and Panasonic have joined forces and created an image sensor that blows everything currently on the market completely out of the water. By using Fuji’s patented “organic photoelectric conversion material” to collect light instead of the traditional silicon photodiode, they’ve created a sensor that nearly doubles the dynamic range of the best sensor currently on the market. Read more…