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Venus Optics add L-mount options on six Laowa Lenses New Products 

Venus Optics add L-mount options on six Laowa Lenses

Venus Optics, the manufacturer specialized in making unique photo and cinema lenses, add the L-mount option on six of their existing Laowa wide-angle and macro lenses. These L-mount lenses can currently be used on Panasonic S1 series , Sigma FP and Leica SL/CL cameras. Wide Angle Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 – Laowa 10-18mm is currently the widest rectilinear zoom lens available... Read More
Panasonic updates streaming software for Lumix cameras Updates 

Panasonic updates streaming software for Lumix cameras

Panasonic announced firmware updates for the LUMIX G Series cameras and for the  “LUMIX Streaming (Beta)” for Mac and the development of “LUMIX Webcam Software” for Win/Mac applications. The firmware update programs are for DC-GH5, GH5S, G9, G95, G85 and GX9 to improve compatibility with the new Tripod Grip DMW-SHGR1 and operational stability with LUMIX G VARIO 12-32mm / F3.5-5.6... Read More
Panasonic debuts LUMIX G100 vlogging camera New Products 

Panasonic debuts LUMIX G100 vlogging camera

Panasonic launched the LUMIX G100, a new mirrorless digital amera designed primarily for vloggers and content creators. The LUMIX G100 uses a 4/3rds sensor for recording smooth, high-resolution QFHD 4K videos in 3840-by-2160 resolution at 30p or 24p in MP4 and Full-HD at 60p. The five-axis hybrid I.S. in the LUMIX G100 provides effective shake suppression essential for capturing stable, easy-to-see... Read More
Panasonic adds streaming capability to LUMIX software Updates 

Panasonic adds streaming capability to LUMIX software

Panasonic Consumer Electronics Co. has jumped on the trend for still camera makers to add streaming capability to their lines, following the actions of Canon and Fujifilm. Panasonic released “LUMIX Streaming (Beta)” June 7, 2020; this is a Windows beta software program derived from the current “LUMIX Tether (Ver.1.7)” with an additional display option for situations where this software can be... Read More
Panasonic launches LUMIX S 20-60mm F3.5-5.6 New Products 

Panasonic launches LUMIX S 20-60mm F3.5-5.6

Panasonic introduced a new interchangeable standard zoom lens, the LUMIX S 20-60mm F3.5-5.6 (S-R2060) based on the L-Mount system for the LUMIX S series full-frame camera. The  LUMIX S 20-60mm F3.5-5.6 is a compact, lightweight standard zoom lens that covers from ultra-wide 20mm to standard 60mm focal length for versatile use including landscape photography, the company says. The wide viewing... Read More
Updates 
Panasonic will release the firmware update program for the LUMIX S1H Full-Frame mirrorless camera to enhance its performance and usability. Working together with Atomos, the new firmware, to be available at LUMIX Global Customer Support website May 25, enables the output of a maximum 5.9K/29.97p and 59.94p 4K RAW video data over HDMI to save it as Apple ProRes RAW on the... Read More
Panasonic announces three small and light 4K 60p camcorders Events New Products 

Panasonic announces three small and light 4K 60p camcorders

Panasonic announced three small and light 4K 60p camcorders. Not limited by their compact and lightweight designs, the HC-X1500, HC-X2000 and AC-CX10 offer a high standard of on-site mobility and portability, as well as the high-quality 4K 60p recording capability demanded by professionals, the company said. The Wide-Angle 25mm Lens and 32x i.ZOOM (4K recording) achieve high-spec optical performance thanks to Panasonic’s exclusive... Read More
Canon, Sony, Panasonic commit to photokina 2020 support Events News People on the Move 

Canon, Sony, Panasonic commit to photokina 2020 support

A delegation of the City of Cologne, Koelnmesse and the association of the photo industry (PIV)  recently visited Tokyo, Japan. The Mayor of Cologne, Henriette Reker, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Koelnmesse, Gerald Böse, and the Chairman of the PIV, Kai Hillebrandt, were warmly welcomed at a celebratory reception in the German Embassy in Tokyo by Ambassador Ina... Read More
Panasonic launches two L-Mount lenses for Lumix S series New Products 

Panasonic launches two L-Mount lenses for Lumix S series

Panasonic announced two new interchangeable lenses based on the L-Mount system for the LUMIX S series mirrorless cameras. The LUMIX S PRO 70-200mm F2.8 O.I.S. (S-E70200) is a large-aperture telephoto zoom lens that boasts high descriptive performance across the entire zoom range. The LUMIX S PRO 16-35mm F4 (S-R1635) is a versatile wide zoom lens providing high-resolution images and a... Read More
photokina 2020 announces key exhibitors and some cancellations Events Press releases 

photokina 2020 announces key exhibitors and some cancellations

photokina 2020: an industry in transformation, a decisive chance for the future The imaging industry is currently undergoing massive changes, which also have an impact on photokina as the industry’s leading trade fair – and this in a dimension never seen before. While on the one hand the classic camera market reports strongly declining sales and turnover figures, the enjoyment... Read More
Panasonic supports a new photo project for the upcoming Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 News Press releases Promotions 

Panasonic supports a new photo project for the upcoming Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

NEWARK, N.J., Sept. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Panasonic Corporation, a worldwide Olympic and Paralympic partner, announced today that the company is launching a special photography project through its LUMIX S Series full-frame Digital Single Lens Mirrorless camera system for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. In accordance with the Olympic Games philosophy, Panasonic has supported the tournament for over a quarter... Read More
Atomos, Panasonic announce 35mm full-frame RAW video over HDMI from Lumix S1H to Ninja V Press releases 

Atomos, Panasonic announce 35mm full-frame RAW video over HDMI from Lumix S1H to Ninja V

MELBOURNE, Australia, Aug. 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Atomos is excited to announce co-development with Panasonic of RAW over HDMI from the brand new Lumix S1H to the Atomos Ninja V 4K HDR monitor-recorder. The RAW update will be available free on the Ninja V when released by Panasonic. “We are very proud of continuing to develop new ground-breaking technology with a company of the... Read More
Panasonic launches LUMIX S PRO 24-70mm F2.8 lens New Products Press releases 

Panasonic launches LUMIX S PRO 24-70mm F2.8 lens

NEWARK, N.J., Aug. 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Panasonic is proud to introduce a new interchangeable standard zoom lens, the LUMIX S PRO 24-70mm F2.8 (S-E2470) compatible with the L-Mount system for the LUMIX S Series Full-frame Digital Single Lens Mirrorless Camera.  Developed with high-quality professional performance in mind, the LUMIX S Series of cameras and lenses together achieve uncompromised photographic expression. The LUMIX... Read More
Panasonic launches renewed LEICA DG 25mm fixed-focal length lens New Products Press releases Updates 

Panasonic launches renewed LEICA DG 25mm fixed-focal length lens

NEWARK, N.J., Aug. 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Panasonic announced today it has renewed its LEICA DG fixed focal length lens based on the Micro Four Thirds system standard. In addition to the large F1.4 aperture, the new LEICA DG SUMMILUX 25mm / F1.4 II ASPH. (H-XA025) features splash- and dust-resistant* construction for heavy field use and is compatible with max. 240 fps sensor... Read More
Dominion Harbor Subsidiary licenses Kodak patent portfolio to Flir Systems News 

Dominion Harbor Subsidiary licenses Kodak patent portfolio to Flir Systems

Dominion Harbor Enterprises, a patent transaction and advisory company, announces today that its subsidiary Monument Peak Ventures (MPV) entered into a patent license agreement with FLIR Systems, Inc. for the MPV Kodak digital imaging portfolio and the SPV Panasonic portfolio. DALLAS (PRWEB) JULY 15, 2019 – Dominion Harbor Enterprises, a patent transaction and advisory company, announces today that its subsidiary... Read More
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