Image Quality Comparison: Sony a7R IV vs Nikon Z7 vs Panasonic S1R

Here is an excellent image quality comparison review between the latest high-res Sony a7R IV vs Nikon Z7 vs Panasonic S1R cameras.

Sony a7R IVNikon Z7 and Panasonic S1R are all the top full frame mirrorless cameras on the market. Famous photographer Matt Granger has compared the image quality between these three in his video. Check it out! Continue reading “Image Quality Comparison: Sony a7R IV vs Nikon Z7 vs Panasonic S1R”

Panasonic Releases New Firmware Update for LUMIX S1R, S1, GH5, GH5S & G9

Panasonic has announced a series of new firmware updates for S1, S1R full frame, GH5, GH5s and the G9 MFT cameras.

With this major upgrade Panasonic G9 advances a 10-bit 4:2:2 video capture for 4K at up to 30p and HDMI output of 10-bit 50 and 60p footage. Meanwhile, the GH5S and G9 also gain animal detect autofocus, while both those cameras and the GH5 gain AF-On Near Shift and AF-ON Far Shift options to prioritize near or distant subjects.

New Panasonic firmware updates will be available at the LUMIX Global Customer Support website on November 19, 2019. Continue reading “Panasonic Releases New Firmware Update for LUMIX S1R, S1, GH5, GH5S & G9”

Panasonic Announces Firmware Update Programs for the LUMIX S1R, S1, GH5, GH5S, G9, G90/G91/G95, G80/G81/G85 and GX9

Panasonic has announced that the company will release the firmware update programs for the LUMIX Digital Single Lens Mirrorless cameras to enhance the functions and usability.

All programs will be available at LUMIX Global Customer Support website at UTC 1:00 on July 9, 2019.

The cameras and the programs to be updated are as follows: Continue reading “Panasonic Announces Firmware Update Programs for the LUMIX S1R, S1, GH5, GH5S, G9, G90/G91/G95, G80/G81/G85 and GX9”

Panasonic Lumix S1R Vs. Sony a7R III Vs. Nikon Z7 – Comparison

Dpreview TV has posted a side-by-side comparison of Panasonic S1R with Sony a7R III and Nikon Z7 full frame mirrorless cameras.

This is the high-resolution models of each manufacturer as from the video it seems that Panasonic S1R with Sony a7R III and Nikon Z7 offers different features for photographers.  Continue reading “Panasonic Lumix S1R Vs. Sony a7R III Vs. Nikon Z7 – Comparison”

Sigma Announce 11 L-Mount Lenses and MC-21 SA/EF Mount Converter

Sigma announced 11 of its Art prime lenses will soon be available in L-Mount, plus the launch of the Sigma Mount Converter MC-21, which will allow Sigma’s SA mount and Canon EF mount lenses to be used on L-Mount camera bodies. Continue reading “Sigma Announce 11 L-Mount Lenses and MC-21 SA/EF Mount Converter”

Panasonic S1 vs Nikon Z6 AF Test Video

Here is a test video between the Panasonic S1 vs Nikon Z6 cameras. The new LUMIX S1R and S1 Micro Four Thirds cameras, uses the same Depth from Defocus AF system. On the other hand Nikon Z6 features 273 Phase AF points based Fullframe Sensor.

Panasonic S1’s ($2,497.99 at AmazonB&HAdorama) DFD is contrast-detect based but uses an understanding of each lens’s optical characteristics to work out where to drive the focus to. The camera’s AF Tracking mode has been updated, too. It now tracks whatever is under the focus point when you half-press (or AF-On) and then reverts to your original AF area when you release. Continue reading “Panasonic S1 vs Nikon Z6 AF Test Video”

Tony Northrup Compares Panasonic S Cameras with Lumix GH5

As you know Panasonic positioned the Lumix S1 and Lumix S1R  cameras for professional still shooters who might dabble a bit in video. So both models are not  video centric and clearly not a successor to the GH5.

Even the Panasonic S1 and S1R targeted for mainly still photograhp, Tony Northrup compares the Panasonic S cameras with Lumix GH5 and says the GH5 is a much better choice for video. Check it out! Continue reading “Tony Northrup Compares Panasonic S Cameras with Lumix GH5”

Additional Panasonic S1 and Panasonic S1R Coverage

Here is an additional post announcement coverage of the  Panasonic S1 and Panasonic S1R full frame mirrorless cameras. You can find information about the samples images, hands-on reviews, first impressions and videos.

Along with Panasonic full frame mirrorless cameras, there are three new lenses : . Panasonic also updated the Lumix S L-mount lenses roadmap. Check it out.  Continue reading “Additional Panasonic S1 and Panasonic S1R Coverage”

Panasonic 50mm f/1.4, 24-105mm f/4, 70-200mm f/4 Lenses Announced

In addition to the Panasonic Lumix S1 & S1R full-frame mirrorless cameras, Panasonic also announced 3 new L-Mount Lenses for LUMIX S series full-frame mirrorless camera.

The three new lenses are .

The new 50mm f/1.4, 24-105mm f/4, 70-200mm f/4 Lenses are available for pre-order at AmazonB&HAdorama. Continue reading “Panasonic 50mm f/1.4, 24-105mm f/4, 70-200mm f/4 Lenses Announced”

Panasonic Launches New LUMIX S Series Full-frame Mirrorless Cameras LUMIX S1R and LUMIX S1

After the development announcement at Photokina 2018, Panasonic is now proud to introduce the full specifications of its long-awaited first full-frame Digital Single Lens Mirrorless cameras, the LUMIX S1R and S1, with a 35mm full-frame CMOS sensor. The new cameras are based on the L-Mount standard, which boasts a well-balanced, large inner diameter and compact dimensions for a flange focus to realize optimum size and performance as a mirrorless camera system. Continue reading “Panasonic Launches New LUMIX S Series Full-frame Mirrorless Cameras LUMIX S1R and LUMIX S1”