Category Archives: Panasonic

Pre-Black Friday deals from Canon, Sony, Samsung, Fuji, Panasonic and Rokinon

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Canon M3: $250 off Canon M10: up to $170 off Canon G7 X: $150 off Canon G9 X: $80 off Canon Rebel SL1 bundle: $400 off Sony a7: $700 off Sony a600 body only: $150 off Sony a6000 two lens kit: $453.99 off Sony FE 24-240mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS lens: $100 off Sony Carl Zeiss 24mm […]

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Panasonic Lumix “Post Focus” firmware update announced

Panasonic new post focus technlogy

Today Panasonic officially announced the previously rumored firmware update with Post Focus functionality for GX8, G7 and FZ300 cameras: Available with the latest free firmware download*, Post Focus allows you to take a photo and then choose your focal point later. With Post Focus, you can shoot with confidence knowing that you can always change the focal point […]

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Deal of the day: Panasonic CM1 camera phone now half price


The Panasonic CM1 camera/smart phone with 4k video and RAW files is now half price at Adorama only. More info on the CM1 can be found here. Another good deal: Ricoh WG-M1 for $99 (regular price: $297). B&H also has few interesting offers.

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New firmware update for the Panasonic GX8, G7 and FZ300 will allow to select focus after the picture is taken


I received some information that Panasonic will release a new firmware update for the GX8, G7 and FZ300 cameras this Friday, November 20th. The firmware will be available for download on November 25th and will allow users to select the focus point after the picture is already taken – something similar to the Lytro lightfield […]

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The latest deals on camera gear


Other savings/rebates/deals: Canon EOS M (up to $250 off) Panasonic LUMIX cameras (up to $500 off) Olympus lenses (up to #100 off) Fuji cameras (up to $900) Sony lenses and Sony cameras Sandisk memory cards (up to 65% off) Adobe Creative Cloud is 20% off for Black Friday $20 off the new Topaz Texture Effects

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What else is new? (XQD cards, patents, DxOMark test results)


→ Lexar announced new XQD memory cards (prices: $616.99 for 128GB, $328.99 for 64GB and $177.99 for 32GB). → The Panasonic GX8 got tested by DxOMark. See the results here. → Tamron 14-150mm f/3.5-5.8 Di III Micro Four Thirds lens tested at DxOMark. → Tamron 16-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD Macro lens for Sony mount tested at DxOMark. […]

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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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