Category Archives: Panasonic

The Panasonic G9 is now $400 off

The Panasonic Lumix G9 Micro Four Thirds mirrorless camera raised a few eyebrows when it was announced with a price tag of $1,700 in November last year. The Panasonic G9 is now $400 off and it even comes with some free accessories at selected retailers: Adorama Amazon B&H Photo For more photography deals follow @PhotogDeals on Twitter and Facebook

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Panasonic GX8 camera listed as discontinued at B&H

The Panasonic GX8 Micro Four Thirds mirrorless camera is now listed as discontinued at B&H – see this and this page (Adorama still has some in stock). The GX8 was announced on July 16, 2015.

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First look: Panasonic S1 and S1R full-frame mirrorless cameras (video + interview)

Panasonic-S1R full frame mirrorless camera prototype

Lensvid published their Photokina interview with Panasonic about the upcoming S1/S1R full-frame mirrorless cameras (additional Panasonic S1/S1R hands-on videos can be found here):

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PersonalView interview with Panasonic on the new L-mount

PersonalView interviewed Mr. Michiharu Uematsu, Ms. Emi Fujiwara and Mr. Taku Kariyazaki from Panasonic about the new L-Mount alliance and the future of Micro Four Thirds. Here is a recap of the interview:

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Join the new L-Forum.com and reserve your username now

The new L-Forum.com already has 60 registered members. If you are planning to buy into the new L-mount mirrorless system, now is a good time to register in the forum and get your preferred username. I have some really cool ideas for this site once the new L-mount products start shipping. You can also follow the latest L-Mount news […]

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Panasonic swears they are still committed to Micro Four Thirds

PGN published another video interview from Photokina yesterday and Panasonic is still committed to Micro Four Thirds – the exact quote was “It’s still a big part of our business. We will never give up Micro Four Thirds”:

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The L-mount is not an open standard (at least for now, future additional members are possible)

As some readers have already reported, the new L-Alliance was formed by invitation only (Olympus decided not to join) and the L-mount is not an open standard (Leica Camera AG is the licensor). Here are some quotes:

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