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”
BCN Awards has released their camera and lens market share report for 2020 in Japan. BCN Ranking collects real sales data from approximately 40% of the Japanese retailers – this is not a worldwide report.
Also CAPA Camera announced the top-selling camera rankings for the second half of December 2020. The Canon EOS R5 wins the NO. 1 best selling camera, Sony a7C with 28-60mm lens kit was the second on the list while the Sony a7S III coming in third place.
Among the top 10, Sony has 5 models and Canon has 3. Both companies dominated the top 8 models and showed a good fight in that.
First CAPA results and later on BCN results. Check it out: Continue reading “Canon and Sony Dominates the Japanese Market Sales”
Dpreview TV has released a very useful video review. In the video, you can simply find the answer to the question of which one is the best for you among high resolution mirrorless cameras. Cameras subject to comparison are Canon EOS R5, Sony a7R IV, Nikon Z7 II and Panasonic S1R.
DPReview TV compared the Canon EOS R5, Sony a7R IV, Nikon Z7 II and Panasonic S1R to answer that question, including ergonomics, displays, autofocus, video, battery life, image quality and price. So enough talking you can watch the comparison of high resolution mirrorless cameras below : Continue reading “Comparison of High Resolution Mirrorless Cameras”
Here is the latest interview about the future Panasonic products including Micro Four Thirds, Full Frame L-mount.
The french website Photorend interviewed Yosuke Yamane, Director of Imaging Business Division at Panasonic. Here are some excerpts from the interview: Continue reading “Interview About Future Panasonic Products”
Panasonic releases minor firmware update for its Lumix S1, S1R full frame mirrorless cameras. Firmware update version 1.5 adds new frame rate options for its NTSC region models.
Firmware version 1.5 adds support for ProGrade Digital CFexpress Type B cards as well as a new 50p/25p video frame rate option for NTSC region cameras. Panasonic has also disabled the ‘Delete All’ touch control option in playback mode to minimize the possibility of accidentally deleting all of your media.
Firmware version 1.5 for the S1 and S1R is available to download on Panasonic’s support page.
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 IV, Nikon 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 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 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”
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 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”