2018 predictions : Nikon M700, Panasonic GH5s, Fuji X-H1, Sony a7 III & a7S III

Tony Northrup has posted 2018 predictions about the possible Canon 5DS-R Mk II, Canon 7D Mk III, Canon 90D, Canon M3, Nikon D650, Nikon D850A, Nikon M700, Sony a5200, Sony a7 III, Sony a7S III, Fujifilm X-H1, Pentax K-1 II, Panasonic GH5-S, Olympus E-M5 Mk III. … Continue reading

Panasonic GH5 Ver2.2 and G80 Ver1.3 Firmware Updates Released

Panasonic released new firmware updates for the GH5 and G80 Micro Four Thirds cameras.

Before the Panasonic GH5s announcement, the company unveiled a new firmware update ver.2.2 for GH5 that fixes several bugs that were found after updating the major firmware to Ver.2.0. Pana G80 also upgraded to Ver1.3 with support for Leica DG 200mm f/2.8 lens and bug fixes.

Check out the firmware details for the GH5 and G80 MFT cameras with download links below. … Continue reading

Panasonic GH5s specs leaked : 12MP, C4K Video

More detailed Panasonic GH5s specs has been leaked online. According to the reports, the upcoming camera will feature a 12MP Four Thirds sensor with C4K (60p, 150Mbps, 4:2:2 10 bit and slow motion at 240fps (FHD).

As previous articles indicates that the GH5 will be an “ultra” video oriented low-light version. As a result the 12MP sensor of the Panasonic GH5s  will provide ISO sensitivity up to 102,400.

Rumors suggest Panasonic may unveil the Lumix GH5s, a sister camera to their already popular micro four thirds lineup in the beginning of 2018. Before that check out the Panasonic GH5s specs below.  … Continue reading

Viltrox announces EF-M2 Electronic Adapter (F Booster 0.71x) for Canon EF to MFT

Viltrox EF-M2 Electronic Adapter (F Booster) is designed for Micro Four Thirds cameras and Canon EF mount lenses.

The EF-M2 from Viltrox builts with optics to increase light input by one F stop and reduce focal length by x0.71. The electronic adapter also comes with USB port for firmware update and a dedicated button to adjust aperture.

Viltrox EF-M2 allows Canon EF/EF-S Lenses to be used on Micro Four Thirds system cameras. The adapter is selling for $159 on eBay. … Continue reading

Nauticam NA-G9 Underwater Housing for Panasonic G9

Nauticam announced NA-G9 underwater housing for the Panasonic G9 mirrorless camera.

Nauticam NA-V2 comes with a depth rating 100m and weighs 2.5kg. The new underwater housing for the Panasonic G9 MFT camera will be priced for $2650 in US.

The Panasonic G9 will start shipping from January 2018 at a recommended selling price of $1,699 for body-only. The specs summary is 20.3 MFT sensor, 6.5 stops IS, 20 fps burst, 60fps with single AF and UHD 4K videos @ 60 fps.  … Continue reading

Panasonic GH5s Low Light Killer Camera Coming Soon

Panasonic is rumored to announce a flagship video-centric camera soon. The product in question is the Panasonic GH5s and it will be the low light killer camera.

The Panasonic GH5s is claimed to be an “ultra” video oriented low-light version of the GH5. This means the new camera will be designed for low light performance similar to the Sony A7SII.

You probably think that the new GH5s will use the same 20.3-megapixel MFT sensor. However, contrary to what is thought, the new camera has a lower resolution sensor and bigger pixels pitch compared to the GH5. The Panasonic GH5s might use a 12MP or a 16MP sensor as expected.  … Continue reading

Panasonic G9 Reviews and Hands-on Videos

Here are the first Panasonic G9 Reviews and Hands-on Videos.

Panasonic announced a brand-new flagship camera to sit alongside their GH5, the new LUMIX G9. The G9 is all about the still photography, claiming the world’s fast autofocus, world’s highest frames per second with continuous autofocus, a new 80-megapixel image-synthesizing option, a new AR filter on the sensor to provide better skin tones than ever and a whole lot more.

Before heading to the first impressions of the Lumix G9 camera, first timers might have a look at the full press text. Here is everything you need to know about the Panasonic G9, including impressions and comparison, videos. … Continue reading

Panasonic G9 Shipping Starts on January 25th 2018

Panasonic Japan has announced that the new Lumix G9 mirrorless camera will start to shipping on 25th January 2018.

The high-end Micro Four Thirds camera is available for pre-order at major stores with a recommended selling price of $1,699 for body-only.

First timers might have a look at the full press text on DCN. The specs summary is 20.3 MFT sensor, 6.5 stops IS, 20 fps burst, 60fps with single AF and UHD 4K videos @ 60 fps. In addition, the new 200mm Leica lens will be available from 14th December 2017. … Continue reading

Panasonic G9 and Leica DG Elmarit 200mm f/2.8 lens officially announced

The Panasonic G9 camera and Leica DG Elmarit 200mm f/2.8 POWER O.I.S. lens are now officially announced.

The Lumix G9 is the company’s first mirrorless camera aimed specifically at professional stills photographers. The camera offers the same 20MP Four Thirds sensor as the video-centric GH5, but with tweaked image processing for better JPEG image quality. The Panasonic G9 is able to shift its sensor eight times to create an 80MP Raw image with ultra-high resolution.

The specs list includes ‘Depth from Defocus’ AF system which offers 225 selectable points and improvements in both speed and subject tracking. It provide 20 fps with continuous autofocus using its electronic shutter (9 fps with mechanical) and 60 fps with single AF (12 fps with mechanical). The buffer allows for up to 50 Raw images to be captured in a single burst. … Continue reading

Panasonic G9 to be Announced with 80MP Shooting Mode and 60 fps

Panasonic G9 will be the next high-end Micro Four Thirds camera. The mirrorless camera is rumored to be announced with 80MP Shooting Mode and 60 fps.

The upcoming Panasonic G9 is said to have the same photo shooting capabilities of the video-centric Lumix GH5 camera. On the other hand video specs of the might be different from the GH5. The specs list will also include a second display on top of the camera apart from the LCD.

The release date for this Panasonic G9 will be after the Christmas by the beginning of January. … Continue reading