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The latest patents from Canon, Panasonic and Konica Minolta

Konica Minolta 18-35mm f:2-2.8 lens patent

The latest Canon patent is for a 58mm f/1.4 lens (probably to compete with the Nikon 58mm f/1.4). Canon also filed a patent for a EF-S 9-20mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM lens (designed for APS-C DSLR cameras). This could be the replacement for the current EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM lens. Canon also has a new patent […]

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Promote Control remote controller and USB Tether software now support the Panasonic GX8 camera

Promote Control pocket­ sized triggering and programming device

The Promote Control from Promote Systems now support the Panasonic GX8 camera. Promote Control is a pocket­ sized triggering and programming device that allows advanced HDR, Time­Lapse and HDR Time­Lapse sequences on the GX8. Here are few more features:

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New Panasonic GH4 firmware 2.4 will stop free V-LOG upgrade available in 2.3


Panasonic released a new firmware v2.4 for the GH4 that will stop free V-LOG upgrade available in the previous 2.3 version. Additional details on how some owners got the V-LOG for free can be found here and here. Here is the official word from Panasonic:

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Panasonic GH4 firmware update 2.3 now available


Panasonic released firmware update 2.3 for the GH4 MFT camera that will allow you to add/activate the V-Log profile when it becomes available later this month. Here is the change log:

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Panasonic V-LOG profile for GH4 announced


Today Panasonic announced the previously rumored V-LOG profile as a paid firmware update for the GH4 camera. The price is $99 and will be available in mid-September.Panasonic UK also mentioned also the new Lumix DMC-GH4R camera labeled as “an advanced version of the GH4”. Here is a description of the V-LOG profile upgrade process: LUMIX GH4 function enhancement for […]

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Panasonic G7 camera now on sale (up to $200 off)


BestBuy currently has sale on Panasonic G7 MFT mirrorless cameras: Panasonic G7 lens kit (black): $599 ($200 off, available also from BestBuy on eBay, currently listed for $748 at B&H) Panasonic G7 lens kit (silver): $699 ($100 off, available also at Amazon) More Panasonic savings: Panasonic GH3 is now $200 off Panasonic LX100 is now $100 […]

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Coming soon: Panasonic GH4R with V-LOG profile


Digicame-info reports about a new Panasonic GH4R camera with V-LOG profile. There have been rumors that V-LOG will be released as a firmware update to the existing GH4 version, but it seems that Panasonic has decided to introduce a new model with that feature. V-LOG will offer a wide dynamic range and outstanding flexibility for color grading. You can […]

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