Category Archives: Panasonic

Panasonic patented an external hybrid (EVF and OVF) viewfinder

Panasonic filed a patent in Japan for a hybrid (optical and electronic) viewfinder. The drawings show an external viewfinder that can be attached to the camera’s hot shoe. The hybrid VF will be able to communicate with the camera and obtain information such as focal length. Here are few more details:

Panasonic hybrid EVF and OVF viewfinder patent
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For a limited time Panasonic is giving extended 2 years warranty on select Lumix G-series cameras and lenses

Panasonic is now offering an extended 2-years warranty on select Panasonic Lumix G-series cameras and lenses, purchased between 11/23/2014 and 12/27/2014. The GH4 and even the new GM5 cameras are included in this promotion. The warranty extension form can be downloaded here. All other instant savings are still valid, including an extra $50 gift card when […]

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Fuji XF 50-140mm f/2.8 R LM OIS WR lens and Panasonic GM5 MFT camera starting to ship in the US

Foto Hans Keuzekamp in the Netherlands received their first shipment of the Fujifilm XF 50-140mm f/2.8 R LM OIS WR lens. Check US availability at Amazon | Adorama | B&H. The Panasonic GM5 MFT camera is also expected to start shipping in the next few days. Check US availability at Amazon (in stock at the time of this post) […]

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The latest patents from Sigma, Canon and Panasonic

→ Sigma filed a patent for a 17-55mm f/2.8 OS lens. → Canon filed a patent for a 11-24mm f/3.5-4.5 lens. → Canon got a new patent for a Canon 70-300mm f/4-5.6 lens. → Canon filed another half-mirror/translucent mirror patent.

Sigma 17-55mm f:2.8 OS lens patent
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Panasonic LX100 and Canon G7 X cameras now in stock, Fuji X100T and silver X-T1 to start shipping next week

Panasonic LX100 camera is now in stock at B&H and Adorama and Amazon. Canon Powershot G7 X camera is now in stock at B&H and Adorama and Amazon. Fuji X30 is also now in stock. The Fuji X100T camera will start shipping on November 13th, 2014. The latest silver graphite Fujifilm X-T1 camera is expected to start shipping on November 15th. […]

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New rebates from Canon, Fuji and Panasonic

The new Canon rebates now also include the new 7D Mark II camera (shipping starts on October 30th): New Fuji rebates – up to $300 off: Additional instant rebates: Fuji X100s: $200 off Panasonic GH4 bundles: $300 off Panasonic GH3: $100 off Panasonic GX7: $50 off

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What else is new?

→ Canon announced EOS C100 Mark II cinema EOS camera with dual pixel CMOS AF (press release): Super 35mm 8.3MP CMOS sensor + EF mount 1920×1080 60/50i, 24/25p, PF30, PF23.98 Built-in dual pixel CMOS AF hardware AVCHD + MP4 recording Dual SDHC/SDXC media card slots HDMI output with timecode & Canon log ISO 320 to […]

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