Category Archives: Panasonic

First press photo, shipping date of the Panasonic GH5 camera

I already reported that the Panasonic GH5 camera will be officially released on January 4th, 2017. It appears that the shipping/availability date will be March 1st, 2017 according to biggest Romanian photo gear site F64. They also show the first press photo of the GH5 unless they photoshopped it (the photo released at Photokina and currently […]

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Panasonic’s CES conference is on January 4th (Panasonic GH5)

Panasonic will have their CES conference on January 4th, 2017. This is when the company will announce the technical details and pricing of the Panasonic GH5 MFT camera. Panasonic may also announce one of their three new lenses for 2017. Here is what we know so far for the Panasonic GH5:

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Panasonic GH5 to be released in early January, three new Leica DG f/2.8-4.0 MFT zoom lenses coming in 2017

The Panasonic GH5 camera is rumored to be officially released in early January. For a short period of time today B&H had listed on their website that the GH5 pre-orders will start at 1 pm on January 4th, 2017 (the text is now removed). The GH5 was announced at Photokina, but no additional information was provided. The […]

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Panasonic GH5 and Fuji GFX 50S expected pricing

The price of the Panasonic GH5 MFT camera is expected to be around $2,000 (as much as the Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III). The price of the Fuji GFX 50S medium format digital camera is expected to be under $10,000 with the 63mm f/2.8 lens.

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The latest patents from Samsung, Tamron, Olympus, Sigma, Fuji, Panasonic and Canon

With all the announcements around the Photokina and PhotoPlus shows, I have not covered the latest patent applications in a while. Here is an update: Samsung → I addition to the 70-200mm f/2.8, there is another full frame mirrorless lens patent from Samsung for a 24-70mm f/2.8 OIS lens that was recently published in Japan. […]

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Both the Panasonic GH5 and Olympus E-M1 Mark II cameras priced around $2,000?

A reader sent me these links to online retailers that have already listed a price for the new Panasonic GH5 and Olympus E-M1 Mark II cameras – if those prices are correct/true, both cameras will be selling for around $2,000 (the previous GH4 is now $1,497.99, while the Olympus E-M1 is now $1,099):

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Panasonic lens roadmap for 2016-2017

Panasonic had their 2016-2017 lens roadmap on display at Photokina – three new lenses are expected (currently under development):

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