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Panasonic Releases Proper Webcam Software for LUMIX Cameras

In an announcement that flew under the radar a little bit, Panasonic has released some proper webcam software that lets you use your LUMIX camera as a webcam on both Mac and Windows. This replaces the slightly hacky tethering software work-around unveiled back in June.

Panasonic G5, FZ200 and LX7 Picture and Info Leak One Day Before Announcement

One short day away from making all of these camera announcements officially, Panasonic has sprung a massive picture and info leak through several channels, including a Telegraph UK article which has since been taken down. According to the British paper, three cameras will be unveiled tomorrow, with the main event being the announcement of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 mirrorless camera (the followup to the DMC-G3).

Panasonic Unveils the Lumix GX1 for Serious Shooters and GF1 Lovers

After photos of the camera were leaked a week ago, Panasonic has officially announced the Lumix GX1. The camera should satisfy GF1 shooters who loved the camera but were unhappy about the consumer-oriented GF2 and GF3 followup cameras. The 16MP Micro Four Thirds camera features a max ISO of 12,800, a solid build, .09 second autofocus (with iPhone-esque touch to focus), a 3-inch touchscreen, RAW mode, and 1080/60i HD video. The camera ships for $700 (body-only) starting in December 2011.