First Rumored Panasonic S1H II Specs : 8k24p and built-in ND

Here are the first rumored specs of the upcoming Panasonic S1H II camera. From the Panasonic S1H II Specs we can see that the full frame l-mount camera will ve able to record 8K videos at 24p.

Panasonic Lumix S1H mirrorless camera is now in stock and shipping in the US: $3,997.99 at Adorama | B&H Photo | Amazon. Continue reading “First Rumored Panasonic S1H II Specs : 8k24p and built-in ND”

Panasonic Firmware Updates for Lumix S1, S1H, S1R, S5 and BGH1

Panasonic has announced major firmware updates for its LUMIX S Series full-frame mirrorless cameras DC-S1H (Ver.2.4), DC-S1 (Ver.2.0), DC-S1R (Ver.1.8), DC-S5 (Ver.2.2) and its Micro Four Thirds box-style mirrorless camera DC-BGH1 (Ver.2.0) to further enhance functions, performance and usability.

The firmware will be available to download from the LUMIX Global Customer Support Site according to the following time schedule: Continue reading “Panasonic Firmware Updates for Lumix S1, S1H, S1R, S5 and BGH1”

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

Panasonic Lumix S1H Firmware Update with RAW Video Output

Panasonic released the RAW Video Data Output over HDMI firmware update program (firmware version 2.1) for its LUMIX S1H camera after delaying its release back in May.

The new firmware for the Panasonic full-frame mirrorless camera enables the output of maximum 5.9K/29.97p and 59.94p 4K RAW video data over HDMI to the Atomos Ninja V HDR monitor-recorder and saves it as Apple ProRes RAW. In addition, it further complies with 3.5K Anamorphic 4:3 standard.

You can download the new firmware update from the Panasonic website. Continue reading “Panasonic Lumix S1H Firmware Update with RAW Video Output”

Panasonic Lumix S1H Firmware Update 2.0 Released, RAW video output delayed

Panasonic has released firmware version 2.0 for the Lumix S1H; however, the much-anticipated option to record 5.9K ProRes Raw video to an Atomos Ninja V has been delayed.

It was supposed to be included with a firmware update that was released yesterday for the S1H, firmware version 2.0. Panasonic released all the details of the firmware update back in April.

Panasonic says the delay is down to a technical issue which the company hasn’t been able to resolve in time for the release. Panasonic says the Raw video data output function will be provided separately in the next firmware release.

The new Panasonic Lumix S1H mirrorless camera is now in stock and shipping in the US: $3,997.99 at Adorama | B&H Photo | Amazon. Continue reading “Panasonic Lumix S1H Firmware Update 2.0 Released, RAW video output delayed”

Panasonic Lumix S1H Firmware Version 2.0 Adds 5.9K RAW Video

Panasonic released a new firmware update for the Lumix S1H full-frame mirrorless camera which enables 5.9K/29.97p and 59.94p 4K RAW video data over HDMI to the Atomos Ninja V HDR monitor-recorder.

The Panasonic Lumix S1H is the world’s first full frame camera capable of video recording at 6K/24p (3:2 aspect ratio), 5.9K/30p (16:9 aspect ratio), and 10-bit 60p 4K/C4K, combining professional-level video quality with the high mobility of a mirrorless camera. Outstanding video recording capability is the greatest feature of the LUMIX S1H, making it a professional tool for high-end film making.

The new Panasonic Lumix S1H mirrorless camera is now in stock and shipping in the US: $3,997.99 at Adorama | B&H Photo | Amazon. Continue reading “Panasonic Lumix S1H Firmware Version 2.0 Adds 5.9K RAW Video”

Best Photo Gear of 2020 : TIPA Awards

Here is the best photo gear of 2020 according to the TIPA World Awards 2020 winners list. The Technical Imaging Press Association (TIPA) has announced the winners of its 2020 awards honoring the best products in the photography industry in 2020.

The awards cover everything from cameras and lenses to photography services and tech and design accolades. Here are the 2020 winners: Continue reading “Best Photo Gear of 2020 : TIPA Awards”

DPRTV: Pre-Amp Shootout Fujifilm X-T3/X-T4, Sony a7 III, Panasonic S1H, Olympus E-M1 Mark III, Nikon Z6, and Canon EOS-1D X Mark III

Dpreview TV published a Microphone pre-amp Shootout video comparing the Fujifilm X-T3 (X-T4 has the same preamp), Sony a7 III, Panasonic S1H, Olympus E-M1 Mark III, Nikon Z6, and Canon EOS-1D X Mark III cameras.

Below you can see a summary and the results of this video review or you can watch the video below. Continue reading “DPRTV: Pre-Amp Shootout Fujifilm X-T3/X-T4, Sony a7 III, Panasonic S1H, Olympus E-M1 Mark III, Nikon Z6, and Canon EOS-1D X Mark III”

Panasonic Lumix S PRO 16-35mm f/4 & 70-200mm f/2.8 Lenses for L-mount

In addition to the new Panasonic firmware updates, the company also unveiled two new L-mount compatible full frame lenses.  These lenses are the    and . Panasonic also updated the Lumix S L-mount lenses roadmap.

The US price of Panasonic Lumix S PRO 16-35mm f/4 Lens is $1,497.99, the Panasonic Lumix S PRO 70-200mm f/2.8 O.I.S. Lens is priced at $2,597.99. Both Panasonic L-mount lenses are available for pre-order at B&HAdorama. Order now if you are interested. Continue reading “Panasonic Lumix S PRO 16-35mm f/4 & 70-200mm f/2.8 Lenses for L-mount”

Panasonic Lumix S1H now in Stock and Shipping

The new Panasonic Lumix S1H mirrorless camera is now in stock and shipping in the US: $3,997.99 at Adorama | B&H Photo | Amazon.

The Panasonic Lumix S1H is the world’s first full frame camera capable of video recording at 6K/24p (3:2 aspect ratio), 5.9K/30p (16:9 aspect ratio), and 10-bit 60p 4K/C4K, combining professional-level video quality with the high mobility of a mirrorless camera. Outstanding video recording capability is the greatest feature of the LUMIX S1H, making it a professional tool for high-end film making. Continue reading “Panasonic Lumix S1H now in Stock and Shipping”