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Panasonic Announces GF6

Tue April 16, 2013

Panasonic Lumix GF6

Panasonic Lumix GF6

After Japan announced the DMC-GF6 on the 9th of April, it is now the turn of the US to announce the GF6, one full week later. Canada has indicated the GF6 will not be offered here. The Lumix DMC-GF6 is Panasonic’s newest Digital Single Lens Mirrorless (DSLM) camera and is the most compact of the Lumix G family. It is a point-and-shoot model full of features including the new Self Shot, Creative Panorama, and Stop Motion Animation.

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LUMIX GF6 – Wi-Fi® / NFC SMARTPHONE LINKED SOCIAL MEDIA DSLM CAMERA… UNWIRE YOUR CREATIVITY

Featuring 19 In-camera Creative Effects and Creative HD Video Capture

Share Your Images Using the Panasonic Image App with your Favorite Social Media

SECAUCUS, NJ (April 16, 2013) – Panasonic is proud to introduce the DMC-GF6 (GF6), a new Digital Single Lens Mirrorless Camera which is the most compact of the LUMIX G family. The new 16.00–megapixel Live MOS Sensor achieves both high-resolution and high sensitivity image and video recording. The Venus Engine was also newly developed for the GF6 to attain both high-performance signal processing and noise reduction, achieving a maximum ISO 25,600 (Extended) making the most of the new sensor.

The GF6 is more than an interchangeable lens camera…it’s a creative magic box full of features including the new Self Shot, Creative Panorama, and Stop Motion Animation, in addition to the popular Creative Control mode that boasts 19 fascinating filter effects. Stop Motion Animation delivers unique stop motion video while the Clear Retouch function gives you the power to erase unwanted parts of a picture after shooting. Both of these functions occur automatically right in the camera.

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2013-07-23 Panasonic GF6 Neocamera
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Panasonic Announces New Digital Single Lens Mirrorless Camera DMC-GF6 with Wi-Fi® / NFC

Thu April 11, 2013

Panasonic DMC-GF6 with the Wi-Fi® connectivity featuring NFC (Near Field Communication) technology

Panasonic DMC-GF6 with the Wi-Fi® connectivity featuring NFC (Near Field Communication) technology

This video presents “Panasonic Imaging Products Wi-Fi Functions Introduction”:

2013-04-12: Panasonic Canada has informed us that the GF6 is a US-only released camera.

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April 9, 2013

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6

New Sleek, Stylish Digital Single Lens Mirrorless Camera with Wi-Fi® / NFC

LUMIX GF6

Featuring Superb Picture Quality and High Speed Response

Panasonic is proud to introduce a new Digital Single Lens Mirrorless Camera DMC-GF6 from the stylish, most compact GF series of LUMIX G. The new 16.00–megapixel Live MOS Sensor achieves high-resolution, high sensitivity image recording. The Venus Engine is also newly developed for DMC-GF6 to attain high-performance signal processing and the advanced noise reduction system minimizes noise and even achieves shooting at max. ISO25600 (Extended) high sensitivity taking best advantage of the new sensor.

The DMC-GF6 boasts high-speed, high precision Light Speed AF system including practical full-time AF and tracking AF is available in video recording. Newly integrated Low Light AF enables accurate focusing on the target subject even in low-lit situations. Getting ready to shoot in only 0.5 sec after start-up, the DMC-GF6 never misses fleeting shooting opportunities.

The DMC-GF6 is not just an interchangeable lens camera but a creative magic box full of wide-ranging attractive features including the new Self Shot, Creative Panorama and Stop Motion Animation in addition to the popular Creative Control mode with a total of 19 fascinating filter effects. The Stop Motion Animation allows producing unique stop motion video and the Clear Retouch function enables to erase unwanted part of a picture after shooting – both operations completes with stunning ease in camera.
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Panasonic Develops New Color Filtering Technology That Doubles Brightness of Low Light Color Photography

Mon April 8, 2013

Panasonic has developed technology for highly sensitive image sensors that effectively doubles the brightness of color photography. It uses micro color splitters instead of conventional color filters in the image sensor.

Conventional image sensors produce color pictures by using red, green and blue filters for each pixel. The filters unfortunately account for a 50-70% light lost. Since Panasonic’s new technology does not use color filters, there is no light loss, resulting in an approximately double of the sensitivity. The technology can be produced using current semiconductor fabrication processes and can be applied to a CCD, CMOS, or BSI sensor.

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 Review @ Neocamera

Thu February 28, 2013 | by Itai Danan

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 Review

The FZ200 is the latest prosumer camera from Panasonic. This ultra-zoom has a 24X optical zoom lens with built-in stabilization and a never-seen-before constant F/2.8 aperture from 25 to 600mm. It is also equipped with a 12 megapixels CMOS sensor with high-speed features including 12 FPS continuous shooting at full-resolution, plus 1920×1080 60p video recording.

Read the express review to find out how it performs and check out the gallery of full-resolution images.

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Micro Four Thirds System Standard Gains 5 New Adopters

Mon January 21, 2013

Five more companies have announced their support for the Micro Four Thirds System standard. This is good news in the sense that there might soon be a profusion of mFT cameras and lenses, hopefully of high quality and affordable, setting it as a de facto standard for interchangeable lens cameras and videos both for consumers and manufacturing. The main advantage of the mFT system standard is, of course, the ability to exchange lenses across different camera brands.

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January 21, 2013

Blackmagic Design Pty. Ltd., JK Imaging Ltd., PHOTRON LIMITED, SVS-VISTEK GmbH and ViewPLUS Inc. join the Micro Four Thirds System Standard Group

Olympus Imaging Corp. and Panasonic Corporation jointly announced the Micro Four Thirds System standard in 2008 and have since been working together to promote the standard. Now we are pleased to announce that five more companies have recently declared their support for the standard and will be introducing products compliant with the Micro Four Thirds System standard.

Blackmagic Design Pty. Ltd., one of the world’s leading innovators and manufacturers of creative video technology; JK Imaging Ltd., new representative for the world-famous “KODAK” branded cameras; PHOTRON LIMITED, the world’s leading manufacturer of high speed digital imaging systems; SVS-VISTEK GmbH, an innovative company that develops professional machine vision components and systems and ViewPLUS Inc., a developer of advanced imaging-related equipment. With the addition of exciting new products from these companies, the Micro Four Thirds lineup will become much more diverse, further increasing the potential of this advanced digital imaging system.

As the company responsible for initiating both the Four Thirds System and Micro Four Thirds System standards, Olympus Imaging Corp. will continue to develop and enhance the product lineup for both standards to meet the diverse needs of our customers.

Blackmagic Design Pty. Ltd. :
An Australian company established in 1984 that manufactures high quality electronic equipment for broadcast and video production.
Blackmagic Design Pty. Ltd. Website : http://www.blackmagicdesign.com/

JK Imaging Ltd. :
An American company established in 2012, and the recently announced brand licensee for “KODAK” branded cameras, pico projectors and other digital imaging products.
JK Imaging Ltd. Website : http://www.kodakcamera.jkiltd.com

PHOTRON LIMITED. :
A Japanese company established in 1968 that provides manufacturing, sales and service of professional film and video equipment and photo- instrumentation.
PHOTRON LIMITED. Website : http://www.photron.com/

SVS-VISTEK GmbH :
A German company established in 2001 that develops, manufactures and distributes professional machine vision components and systems.
SVS-VISTEK GmbH Website : http://www.svs-vistek.com/

ViewPLUS Inc. :
A Japanese company established in 1998 that provides video equipment and the solutions which link communication and image processing as well as sensing technology.
ViewPLUS Inc. Website : http://www.viewplus.co.jp/english.html

The outlines of the standards can be checked at the Four Thirds website;
http://www.four-thirds.org/en/
http://www.four-thirds.org/en/microft/


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Panasonic Canada Announces 2013 Line-Up of LUMIX Compact Cameras: Features Include New Connectivity Options

Tue January 15, 2013

PANASONIC CANADA UNVEILS 2013 LUMIX COMPACT LINE-UP

Mississauga, ON (January 15, 2013) – Panasonic Canada Inc. announced its 2013 line-up of LUMIX compact cameras, showcasing the optimum combination of picture quality, intelligent functionality, and stunning design to allow photographers of all levels to capture the perfect moment.  The line-up also features new connectivity options, including in-built Wi-Fi and NFC (Near Field Communication) technologies, to provide the widest range of remote shooting options, remote viewing and instant sharing on social networks.

The newly announced models include the LUMIX ZS30, Panasonic’s most advanced photo and video hybrid compact camera to date; the ultimate tough still and video shooting camera, the LUMIX TS5; the new slim and stylish LUMIX XS1; and the LUMIX SZ3, which packs a large zoom in a sleek design.

Panasonic LUMIX ZS30: WiFi Enabled Compact Long Zoom Camera

Panasonic LUMIX ZS30: WiFi Enabled Compact Long Zoom Camera


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Panasonic Announces 2013 Line-Up of LUMIX Compact Cameras

Mon January 7, 2013

Panasonic Lumix XS1

Panasonic Lumix XS1

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Panasonic unveils 2013 LUMIX compact line-up at CES

Las Vegas, NV (January 7, 2013) – Panasonic has today unveiled its 2013 line-up of LUMIX compact cameras, showcasing the optimum combination of picture quality, intelligent functionality, and stunning design to allow photographers of all levels to capture the perfect moment. The line-up also features new connectivity options, including in-built Wi-Fi and NFC (Near Field Communication) technologies, to provide the widest range of remote shooting options, remote viewing and instant sharing on social networks.

The newly announced models include the LUMIX ZS30, Panasonic’s most advanced photo and video hybrid compact camera to date; the ultimate tough still and video shooting camera, the LUMIX TS5; the new high-power zoom bridge camera, the LUMIX LZ30; the new slim and stylish LUMIX XS1; and the LUMIX SZ3, which packs a large zoom in a sleek design.

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 Review @ Neocamera

Mon November 26, 2012 | by Itai Danan

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 Review

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 is a relatively compact Micro Four-Thirds mirrorless camera sporting a built-in EVF with Eye-Start sensor and rotating LCD display. Its 16 MP LiveMOS sensor lets it capture full 1080p HD video at 60 FPS which renders motion more smoothly. Read the Panasonic G5 review to find out how it performs.

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Panasonic LX7 Review @ Photoxels

Fri November 23, 2012

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Just Posted! Panasonic LX7 Review

The Panasonic LX7 is a premium compact camera that has one of the brightest lens at F1.4. It delivers consistently great results in bright light and low light situations. An Aperture Ring and lots of manual controls provide total control.

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Panasonic FZ200 Review @ Photoxels

Mon September 24, 2012

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

Just Posted! Panasonic FZ200 Review

The Panasonic FZ200 is a powerful super zoom with a bright maximum F2.8 aperture throughout the zoom range. It has 24x optical zoom [25-600mm equiv.], a very effective optical image stabilization, and all the manual shooting modes you’d want. Find out if it’s the ideal camera for you.

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Panasonic Canada Announces GH3

Mon September 17, 2012

Panasonic GH3

Panasonic GH3

PANASONIC ANNOUNCES ITS FLAGSHIP DIGITAL SINGLE-LENS MIRRORLESS CAMERA – THE LUMIX DMC-GH3

Engineered for the Multimedia Photographer

September 17, 2012 (Mississauga, ON) – Panasonic Canada is proud to announce its flagship digital single-lens mirrorless camera, the LUMIX DMC-GH3. The GH3 is an attractive, top-of-the-line mirrorless single lens system camera that is tough enough to withstand the extreme conditions of heavy field use.

The new Live MOS Sensor achieves high-resolution images with minimum noise, while the new Venus Engine attains high-speed, high-quality signal processing. These features combine to maximize shooting fun and operating ease. The GH3 has a tough body that is rugged enough to stand up to professional use and features a magnesium alloy full diecast body and advanced splash / dustproof construction achieved by sealing the sections of the camera body to enable shooting under extreme conditions. Although loaded with advanced features, the GH3 is still compact when compared with an SLR camera featuring equivalent performance and functions. The body has enabled a new control layout with three dials on the front and back as well as single-function buttons.

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Panasonic Announces New Digital Single Lens Mirrorless Camera LUMIX GH3

Mon September 17, 2012

This video presents “[NEW] Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GH3 Product Introduction Video”:

LUMIX GH3

LUMIX GH3

THE ALL NEW GH3 – CHANGING PHOTOGRAPHY

Engineered For The Multimedia Photographer

 September 17, 2012 (Secaucus, NJ) – Panasonic is proud to introduce the new Digital Single Lens Mirrorless DMC-GH3.  The LUMIX GH3 is not just a compact, lightweight camera. It is an attractive, top-of-the-line mirrorless single lens system camera that is tough enough to withstand the extreme conditions of heavy field use.

The new Live MOS Sensor achieves high-resolution images with minimum noise. And the new Venus Engine attains high-speed, high-quality signal processing. These features combine to maximize shooting fun and operating ease. Another prominent feature of the LUMIX GH3 is a tough body that is rugged enough to stand up to professional use. It features a magnesium alloy full diecast body and advanced splash / dustproof construction that was achieved by sealing the sections of the camera body to enable shooting under extreme conditions. Although the LUMIX GH3 integrates features a class above other G Series models, it is still compact when compared with an SLR camera featuring equivalent performance and functions. The body has enabled a new control layout with three dials on the front and back as well as single-function buttons. The LUMIX GH3 allows users to capture images in extreme environments and provides superb mobility. It also records still images consecutively at a rate of about 6 fps. The LUMIX GH3 is proud to assume the role of Panasonic’s flagship digital single-lens mirrorless camera.

The video recording capability, which is highly acclaimed in the GH2, now comes with more variety of options in its format and bit rate to meet wide-ranging needs. It is packed with advanced technologies developed by Panasonic for professional video creation.


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