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Panasonic S 85mm f/1.8 Lens Announced

Panasonic unveiled a new large-aperture medium-telephoto fixed focal length lens. enhances portrait photography with its beautiful bokeh effect.

Based on the L-Mount system for the LUMIX S Series full-frame mirrorless camera, Panasonic is going to release four F1.8 large-aperture lenses as previously announced, and this 85mm F1.8 is the first one. These four F1.8 lenses feature common size and position of control parts to provide practical advantage in use, for example, when the camera is on a gimbal, it is easy to exchange lenses quickly with minimum adjustment of connected gears. Filters can also be used in common thanks to the same diameter. Boasting high mobility realized by its compact size and light weight, the LUMIX S 85mm F1.8 is also suitable for stills.

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New Venus Optics Laowa 15mm f/4.5 Zero-D Shift Lens for Mirrorless Cameras

Venus Optics officially announced the Laowa 15mm f/4.5 Zero-D Shift Lens – the World’s Widest Shift lens for full frame cameras and medium format cameras.

Available in Canon EF, Nikon F, Canon RF, Nikon Z, and Sony FE mounts the lens is constructed of 17 elements in 11 groups, including two aspherical elements and a new lens coating. It has a 110-degree angle of view, offers a 65mm image circle and can shift +/-11mm on full-frame camera systems (+/-8mm when adapted for medium format cameras, such as Fujifilm GFX and Hasselblad X1D cameras).

The Laowa 15mm F4.5 Zero-D Shift is available to pre-order today for Canon EF, RF, Nikon F, Nikon Z and full-frame Sony E-mount camera systems for $1,199 on Venus Optics’ website. The Canon EF and Nikon F mount versions will be available in late November 2020, while the Canon RF, Nikon Z and full-frame Sony E-mount versions won’t be available until February 2021. Venus Optics lenses are sold at Adorama and B&H. Continue reading…

New Venus Optics Laowa 14mm f/4 FF RL Zero-D Lens for Mirrorless Cameras

Venus Optics released their new Laowa 14mm f/4 FF RL Zero-D Lens for several mirrorless mounts.

The new super compact Laowa 14mm f/4 FF RL lens is now available for Leica M, Leica L, Sony FE, Nikon Z, and Canon RF mounts.

The new Venus Optics Laowa 14mm f/4 FF RL Zero-D Lens is now in stock at Venus Optics, first 100 pre-orders will get a 100mm Magnetic Filter Holder System (Value: $149) for FREE. Venus Optics lenses are sold at Adorama and B&H.
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Venus Optics Laowa 11mm f/4.5 FF RL Lens now Available for Pre-order

The new Venus Optics Laowa 11mm f/4.5 FF RL lens is now available for pre-order at major US stores. The US price is $699 and available for Sony E, Leica L, Nikon Z and Leica M mounts.

Laowa 11mm f/4.5 FF RL Lens for Sony E: $699 at B&HAdorama.

Laowa 11mm f/4.5 FF RL Lens for Nikon Z: $699 at B&HAdorama.

Laowa 11mm f/4.5 FF RL Lens for Leica L: $699 at B&HAdorama.

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Panasonic Lumix S5 Video Review

Here is an important video review for the Panasonic Lumix S5 full frame mirrorless camera.

The compact, L-mount Panasonic Lumix S5 features a 24mp sensor, sensor-based image stabilisation (5/6.5 stops), a 3inch tilting vari-angle touch-screen, 2.36m dot electronic viewfinder (EVF) with 0.74x magnification. There’s also 4K 60fps video, Dual-ISO, plus high-speed FullHD video.Well-rounded, lightweight, and sleek Panasonic Lumix S5 is being overshadowed by cameras like the Sony a7S III and Canon EOS R5.

Indy Mogul thinks you should at least give it a shot and see what all the fuss is about. The perfect upgrade from a GH5 or a b-cam to a higher-end cinema camera like the EVA-1 or VariCam. Check it out! Continue reading…

New Firmware Update for the LUMIX S1R, S1H and S1 Cameras

In addition to the announcement of Panasonic Lumix S5, Panasonic has also announced that they will be releasing firmware update for its existing S-series of full-frame mirrorless cameras to enhance functions and usability by the end of 2020.

Panasonic S1R will be able to capture 5K video but the greatest significance is likely to be enhanced autofocus performance for the S1, S1R and S1H.

Panasonic says the firmware update will arrive by the end of 2020, and we have to say, we’re pleased to see significant updates making their way into the company’s existing cameras.

Pre-order links:

Panasonic Lumix DC-S5 body: $1,997.99 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Panasonic Lumix DC-S5 with 20-60mm Lens: $2,297.99 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

The company also updated their L-mount Lens Roadmap 2020. Continue reading…

Panasonic Lumix S5 Full-Frame Camera Announced

Panasonic has announced the new, more compact, L-mount Panasonic Lumix S5.  The camera features a 24mp sensor, sensor-based image stabilisation (5/6.5 stops), a 3inch tilting vari-angle touch-screen, 2.36m dot electronic viewfinder (EVF) with 0.74x magnification. There’s also 4K 60fps video, Dual-ISO, plus high-speed FullHD video.

The camera comes with a new battery that gives up to 470 shots using the EVF, or up to 1500 shots with power save mode switched on. An optional battery grip is available, extending this to 940 / 3000 shots.

The Panasonic Lumix S5 will be available from the end of September at a price of $1999 for the body and $2299 when kitted with the 20-60mm F3.5-5.6 lens.

Pre-order links:

Panasonic Lumix DC-S5 body: $1,997.99 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Panasonic Lumix DC-S5 with 20-60mm Lens: $2,297.99 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

future firmware update is planned to enhance video recording to add 4K CINE recording, plus support for higher resolutions. Continue reading…

Panasonic LUMIX S5 Full Frame Mirrorless Camera

Panasonic announced the LUMIX S5 full-frame mirrorless camera. The Panasonic S5 will join the current S1, S1R and S1H models. Panasonic S5 will be unveiled on Wednesday, September 2, 2020, at 14:00 UTC.

In addition, the Panasonic Lumix S5 mirrorless camera is already listed at B&H, and preorder will start at 10am ET, September 2. This Panasonic S5 is expected to be an entry level model and a smaller version of the Lumix DC-S1: $2,497.99 at AmazonB&HAdorama. See Panasonic S5 specifications. Continue reading…