Panasonic http://www.personal-view.com/talks/categories/panasonic-cameras/feed.rss Sat, 18 Nov 17 23:35:03 -0700 Panasonic en-CA Panasonic G9, m43 4K monster with LCD on top http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/18085/panasonic-g9-m43-4k-monster-with-lcd-on-top Sun, 29 Oct 2017 11:02:49 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 18085@/talks/discussions image

Specs:

Video modes

  • 3840 x 2160 @ 60p at 150 Mbps, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 30p at 100 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 23.98p at 100 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60p at 28 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 30p at 20 Mbps, MP4 or AVCHD, H.264, AAC
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60i at 24 Mbps, AVCHD, MTS, H.264, Dolby Digital
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60i at 17 Mbps, AVCHD, MTS, H.264, Dolby Digital
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 23.98p at 24 Mbps, AVCHD, MTS, H.264, Dolby Digital

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Does 30 or 60 fps with 1/50 shutter speed with 50 Hz lighting makes sense ? http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/18247/does-30-or-60-fps-with-150-shutter-speed-with-50-hz-lighting-makes-sense- Thu, 16 Nov 2017 04:36:09 -0700 CNek 18247@/talks/discussions Hi guys, I'm a using PAL GX80 (GX85) and G6 in service mode in order to use more FPS for slow motion recording but one thing isn't clear at all for me. Is there any problem, like stuttering, by using these in 30 or 60 fps mode with a 1/50 or 1/100 shutter speed for syncing with artificial EU lighting (50 Hertz). I assume people commonly use 25/50 fps with 50 Hz with artificial european lighting normally but am I suppose to see some artefacts by preferring 30 or 60 fps ? Also I prefer 30 or 60 fps because modern LCD monitors and TV are all synchronized at 60 Hz, even in europe. Thanks for your insights.

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GH5 Panasonic camera, from anticipation to love or hate http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/13179/gh5-panasonic-camera-from-anticipation-to-love-or-hate Tue, 16 Jun 2015 07:59:40 -0600 RRRoger 13179@/talks/discussions image

Specifications

  • 20Mp m43 CMOS sensor, no AA, 1.7x faster compared to GH4
  • 5 axis sensor based in-body image stabilization, 5 stops specified
  • in-camera waveform monitor and vector scope
  • 480fps AF sensor mode (only for prefocus and photos)
  • 200k actuations shutter, so GH5 is more in line with competition
  • Customisable My menu
  • 3.68Mdot EVF
  • 1.62Mdot 3.2" touch LCD
  • 2 SD slots, UHS-II compatible
  • 4k at 60,50,30,25 and 24fps, no cropping
  • 420 8-bit only at 4k p60
  • 422 10-bit mode for 4k 40fps and below video
  • 400Mbps All-I, 150Mbit IBC for 4K, but ir comes only with future firmware update
  • 1080p24 to 1080p180
  • VLOG will cost you extra $100
  • 6k photo mode at 30fps, continuous focus and exposure tracking enabled
  • 4k photo mode at 60fps
  • Splash, dust, freezeproof, magnesium alloy body
  • USB 3.1 gen 1 via USB-C connector
  • Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth v4.2
  • Full-sized HDMI port with 4:2:2 10 bit output
  • 138.5mm x 98.1mm x 87.4 mm
  • 645g (bare), 725g (with card and battery)
  • $1999 for body

Preorders:

Camera page http://www.panasonic.com/global/consumer/lumix/gh5.html

Manual

https://eww.pavc.panasonic.co.jp/dscoi/DC-GH5/EG_EC_EF_EB/DC-GH5_DVQP1121ZA_eng.pdf

Video modes

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Previews:

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Panasonic LX100 camera topic http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/11140/panasonic-lx100-camera-topic Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:26:55 -0600 Tron 11140@/talks/discussions image

Previews

Available at:


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Wishes for the GH6 http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/17968/wishes-for-the-gh6 Thu, 12 Oct 2017 00:05:54 -0600 AKED 17968@/talks/discussions Everybody is working and talking about the 2.0 and now 2.1 firmware update for the GH5.

But for sure the Panasonic engeneers are alreday working on the GH6. For Panasonic claims and has prooven, that they listen to the customers, let us tell them early in the process of the development, what features we would like to see in the GH6, that can not be implemented in the GH5 through firmware update.

Let me start with a wish for a 2nd screen:

I think it is great to have the controls like waveform, histogram, sound etc. to have all the settings in sight, but as we all know, they take up a lot of space and cover up the video picture on the screen.

So my idea is, to have a second screen on the body where the screen normally rests. So that, when the normal, video screen, is flipped in, they face each other.

I would call it a "service screen", where you can have and see all the helping tools without covering the screen with the picture. All other settings like aputure, ss, ISO etc could also be shown and maybe one can also change the settings of the camera on that screeen. As you like. One should be able to assign, what you want to see on that screen.

I would make it a touch screen as well, so that the camera would have a double touch-screen, so the you can move things to the video screen if you need it, for example when you do overhead work and can not see the service screen but need the wave or sound controls. Once you are back in normal use, you can push them out of the way to the service screen again. If you do not need it, you could switch it off to save battery.

Nowadays, screens are so thin, that I doubt that it would make the camera bigger.

I think this would be a great help to have all the controls in sight, without them covering the main video screen.

Also, NO other Mirrorless or DSLR camera has that feature which would really give Panasonic another advantage over his competitors.

One could also think about transmitting the information of the service screen maybe via bluetooth to a mobile device, so one can have it in sight if a look on the camera is difficult or a 2nd person can have a look or even adjust the settings, while the camera man takes care of the framing.

What do you think about this? Would that make sense and help?

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Lumix 12-35 F2.8 & Lumix 42.5 1.7 £500 ONO - with pics http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/18221/lumix-12-35-f2.8-lumix-42.5-1.7-500-ono-with-pics Mon, 13 Nov 2017 13:06:36 -0700 lmackreath 18221@/talks/discussions Lumix 12-35 F2.8 & Lumix 42.5 1.7 £550 or nearest offer - uk & paypal only - now with pics

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Panasonic GX80, GX85, or even GX7 Mark II in Japan http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/14903/panasonic-gx80-gx85-or-even-gx7-mark-ii-in-japan Fri, 01 Apr 2016 05:01:08 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 14903@/talks/discussions image

Preliminary specs

  • 16Mp m43 CMOS sensor, no AA filter
  • 2.7Mp EVF
  • Sensor based 5 axis stabilization
  • 3" tilting touch screen
  • Wi-Fi
  • No microphone and headphone jack, only HDMI output
  • 8fps continuous shooting, 6fps with C-AF
  • 4Kp24, 4Kp25, 4Kp30, 100Mp max, 1080p60 at 50Mp.
  • Silent Mode, Multiple Exposure
  • Available in Black, Silver, Tan
  • Manufacturer price $799 for 12-32mm kit, UK - £509 body only, £599 with 12-32mm

  • Cheaper and better offer (unlimited ones!) at http://www.personal-view.com/deals/cameras/panasonic#panasonic-gx80-gx85

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Panasonic G7 topic, 4K castrate monster or GH4 for poor http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/12408/panasonic-g7-topic-4k-castrate-monster-or-gh4-for-poor Wed, 18 Feb 2015 01:13:35 -0700 Vitaliy_Kiselev 12408@/talks/discussions image

Specifications

  • 2160p30 (in NTSC), 2160p25 (in PAL), 2160p24, 100Mbit
  • 1080p24/1080p60 at up to 28Mbit only (sic!)
  • Focus Peaking
  • P/A/S/M mode for Video Recording
  • Time Lapse Shot / Stop Motion Animation
  • Sensor and LSI same as in GH4
  • Simpler firmware with less features
  • 2.36 OLED EVF
  • Tiltable LCD screen instead of AMOLED
  • UHS-II SDXC Memory Card Compliance
  • 3.5mm Microphone Socket (no headphone one!)
  • 30min recording limit
  • Weight - 410g
  • Dimensions - 125 x 86 x 77 mm
  • $699 body, $799 kit
  • Black - http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00X409PQS/
  • Silver - http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00X409O6O/

G7 kits are available in PV deals (as usual, cheaper and with free delivery to many countries)

http://www.personal-view.com/deals/cameras/panasonic#panasonic-g7

NTSC bodies are unlimited (including 4K and all).

It is both NTSC and PAL bodies, PAL do not have 30min limits in AVCHD only.

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Panasonic G80 / G85 / G8 4K 5-axis stab magnesium monster http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/15524/panasonic-g80-g85-g8-4k-5-axis-stab-magnesium-monster Tue, 16 Aug 2016 06:30:43 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 15524@/talks/discussions image

Specifications

  • 16mp m43 CMOS sensor without low pass filter
  • Sensor based 5-axis stabilization, around 5 stops
  • Improved 2.36Mpix OLED EVF
  • 3" 1Mdot LCD
  • Dual IS to work with lens IS improved to V2
  • 4kp30, p24, 1080p60,p50 recording in MP4 up to 100Mbit, recording with 422 color encoding
  • 422 recording, but not 10 bit as GH5, only 8bit
  • 9fps shooting
  • SD card slot with latest UHS support
  • Usual Panasonic DFD tech
  • Microphone socket, headphone socket
  • Dust and water proof, magnesium body

PV Deals

  • Body (black PAL, non EU, no limit) - $880 $799
  • 14-140mm Kit (black PAL, non EU, no limit) - $1180 $1099

Both at http://www.personal-view.com/deals/cameras/panasonic#panasonic-g80-g85-g8

US Amazon

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GH4 4K Panasonic video camera, official topic http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/9542/gh4-4k-panasonic-video-camera-official-topic Tue, 04 Feb 2014 05:05:26 -0700 Vitaliy_Kiselev 9542@/talks/discussions image

Specs:

  • High speed 16Mp sensor
  • 2.36Mp OLED EVF
  • 1,036Mp OLED screem
  • 4K: 4096×2160 / 24 fps and QFHD 4K: 3840×2160 / up to 30 fps, up to 100Mbps
  • 1080p modes up to 96fps (in variable frame rate), up to 200Mbps I, or 100Mbps IBP modes (see below)
  • peaking with adjustments
  • 422 recording (external)
  • Stills - 12fps constant focus, 7.5fps - with focusing
  • Interface Unit with two XLR, 4 SDI
  • PAL/NTSC switchable
  • Weight with batteries - 560g
  • Dimensions - 133 mm x 93 mm x 84 mm
  • Wi-Fi and NFC
  • Price - unknown yet

Jump to post after official announcement - http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/comment/158684#Comment_158684


Manuals:


We always have stock of GH4 bodies and/or kits,

PAL/NTSC
No time limits like US

Price: click on links below
Shipping: Shipping is around $50 for US/Canada/UK/Australia&NZ/Western Europe. Contact for any other regions.
I want to buy GH4.


Useful links

Available at:


Recording modes:

  • NTSC
    • MOV
      • [4K] 3840×2160, 29.97p, 100Mbps(IPB), LPCM,
      • [4K] 3840×2160, 23.98p, 100Mbps(IPB), LPCM,
      • [FHD] 1920×1080, 59.94p, 200Mbps(ALL-Intra)/100Mbps(IPB)/50Mbps(IPB), LPCM,
      • [FHD] 1920×1080, 29.97p, 200Mbps(ALL-Intra)/100Mbps(IPB)/50Mbps(IPB), LPCM,
      • [FHD] 1920×1080, 23.98p, 200Mbps(ALL-Intra)/100Mbps(IPB)/50Mbps(IPB), LPCM
    • MP4
      • [4K] 3840×2160, 29.97p, 100Mbps(IPB), LPCM/AAC
      • [4K] 3840×2160, 23.98p, 100Mbps(IPB), LPCM
      • [FHD] 1920×1080, 59.94p, 200Mbps(ALL-Intra)/100Mbps(IPB)/50Mbps(IPB), LPCM
      • [FHD] 1920×1080, 29.97p, 200Mbps(ALL-Intra)/100Mbps(IPB)/50Mbps(IPB), LPCM
      • [FHD] 1920×1080, 23.98p, 200Mbps(ALL-Intra)/100Mbps(IPB)/50Mbps(IPB), LPCM
      • [FHD] 1920×1080, 59.94p, 28Mbps(IPB), AAC [FHD] 1920×1080, 29.97p, 20Mbps(IPB), AAC
      • [HD] 1280×720, 29.97p, 10Mbps(IPB), AAC
    • AVCHD
      • [FHD] 1920×1080, 59.94p, 28Mbps(IPB), Dolby Digital
      • [FHD] 1920×1080, 59.94i, 24Mbps(IPB), Dolby Digital (sensor output: 29.97fps)
      • [FHD] 1920×1080, 59.94i, 17Mbps(IPB), Dolby Digital (sensor output: 59.94fps)
  • PAL
    • MOV
      • [4K] 3840×2160, 25.00p, 100Mbps(IPB), LPCM
      • [FHD] 1920×1080, 50.00p, 200Mbps(ALL-Intra)/100Mbps(IPB)/50Mbps(IPB), LPCM
      • [FHD] 1920×1080, 25.00p, 200Mbps(ALL-Intra)/100Mbps(IPB)/50Mbps(IPB), LPCM
    • MP4
      • [4K] 3840×2160, 25.00p, 100Mbps(IPB), LPCM/AAC
      • [FHD] 1920×1080, 50.00p, 200Mbps(ALL-Intra)/100Mbps(IPB)/50Mbps(IPB), LPCM
      • [FHD] 1920×1080, 25.00p, 200Mbps(ALL-Intra)/100Mbps(IPB)/50Mbps(IPB), LPCM
      • [FHD] 1920×1080, 50.00p, 28Mbps(IPB), AAC
      • [FHD] 1920×1080, 25.00p, 20Mbps(IPB), AAC [HD]
      • 1280×720, 25.00p, 10Mbps(IPB), AAC
    • AVCHD
      • [FHD] 1920×1080, 50.00p, 28Mbps(IPB), Dolby Digital
      • [FHD] 1920×1080, 50.00i, 24Mbps(IPB), Dolby Digital (sensor output: 25.00fps)
      • [FHD] 1920×1080, 50.00i, 17Mbps(IPB), Dolby Digital (sensor output: 50.00fps)
  • Cinema
    • MOV
      • [C4K] 4096×2160, 24.00p, 100Mbps(IPB), LPCM
      • [4K] 3840×2160, 24.00p, 100Mbps(IPB), LPCM
      • [FHD] 1920×1080, 24.00p, 200Mbps(ALL-Intra)/100Mbps(IPB)/50Mbps(IPB), LPCM
    • MP4
      • [C4K] 4096×2160, 24.00p, 100Mbps(IPB), LPCM
      • [4K] 3840×2160, 24.00p, 100Mbps(IPB), LPCM
      • [FHD] 1920×1080, 24.00p, 200Mbps(ALL-Intra)/100Mbps(IPB)/50Mbps(IPB), LPCM
    • AVCHD -
      • [FHD] 1920×1080, 23.98p, 24Mbps(IPB), Dolby Digital

Interview

Samples and videos


4K crop calculations:

Stills horizontal resolution - 4608
Cinema 4K horizontal resolution - 4096
4K horizontal resolution - 3840

This makes crop:

  • Cinema 4K - 1,125x
  • 4K - 1,2x

of course, it is additional crop (to 2x typical for m43), so you must multiple two if you need to know relative FF crop.


Previous related topics:

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Panasonic FZ2000 / FZ2500 / FZH1 4K 200Mbit ultrazoom topic http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/15737/panasonic-fz2000-fz2500-fzh1-4k-200mbit-ultrazoom-topic Thu, 15 Sep 2016 12:33:52 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 15737@/talks/discussions image

Specs

  • 1.0" 20.1mp BSI MOS sensor
  • 24-480mm F2.8-4.5 lens, 16 lenses in 11 groups
  • 9 aperture blades
  • Build in ND filter 0-1/64
  • 2.36mdot OLED EVF, 2.18x magnification (0.74x FF equivalent)
  • 3" 1.04mdot LCD
  • 12fps burst with fixed AF, 7fps continuous AF
  • 4K30p and FHD 60p video recording
  • 4:2:2 10-bit signal HDMI output
  • Wi-Fi
  • SD slot
  • $1199.99 at https://www.amazon.com/Panasonic-DMC-FZ2500-Digital-Camera-Megapixel/dp/B01LX7JSPJ/
  • November 28th release

Panasonic is introducing a second advanced compact camera, the FZ2500. This camera utilizes the same 20.1MP 1" MOS sensor as the LX10, but optimizes video performance with the inclusion of DCI 4K video recording and a true 24 fps frame rate, in addition to more conventional UHD 4K and Full HD recording modes. Also benefitting videographers, this camera includes Panasonic's CINELIKE D and CINELIKE V picture profiles for better grading capabilities, and V-Log L can be added via an optional upgrade. Additionally, high bit rate recording up to 200 Mbps is supported in both MP4 and MOV formats; video can be output over HDMI with a 4:2:2 10-bit signal; there is no recording duration limit; and a built-in ND filter can be used for enhanced control over exposure settings while recording.

More than just a video-optimized camera, however, the FZ2500 also sports a slew of specs for stills and movie users, such as a 50 fps continuous shooting rate with an electronic shutter, or 12 fps with a mechanical shutter, and an expanded sensitivity range of up to ISO 25600 for working in dim light. The built-in 20x Leica DC Vario-Elmarit f/2.8-4.5 lens covers a 24-480mm equivalent focal-length range, and 5-axis HYBRID O.I.S.+ controls the effects of camera shake for sharper handheld shooting. A free-angle 3.0" 1.04m-dot LCD touchscreen permits intuitive control and viewing ease from a variety of working positions, and a 2.36m-dot electronic viewfinder is also available. Additionally, built-in Wi-Fi also supports wireless image sharing and remote camera control.

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Panasonic GX800, GX850 aka GF9, first GF to shoot 4K http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/16246/panasonic-gx800-gx850-aka-gf9-first-gf-to-shoot-4k Thu, 29 Dec 2016 01:59:31 -0700 Vitaliy_Kiselev 16246@/talks/discussions image

Specs

  • 16MP m43 sensor, no low pass filter
  • 4K 30p and 24p, 1080p60 video, again fixed by region you buy to PAL or NTSC
  • AF with DFD
  • Optical in lens stabilization only
  • 180 degrees tiltable low resolution 1.04mdot 3.0" touch LCD panel
  • 4K PHOTO
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Battery charging only via USB
  • 106.5 x 64.6 x 33.3 mm
  • 239 g body only weight
  • Black and Orange
  • Double lens kit 12-32mm+25mm F 1.7 kit
  • 12-32mm F3.5-5.6 kit price is $549

Preorder

Hands-ons:

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Xiaomi Xiaoyi YI-M1 m43 camera, 4K video, $299 only now for kit http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/15720/xiaomi-xiaoyi-yi-m1-m43-camera-4k-video-299-only-now-for-kit Tue, 13 Sep 2016 18:40:53 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 15720@/talks/discussions image

Specs

  • Sensor - m43 20Mp IMX269 by Sony (same as in latest Panasonic cameras)
  • 81 AF points
  • 3840 × 2160 30fps 70Mbit, 2048 × 1536 30fps 30Mbit, 1920 × 1080 60fps video H.264, 30Mbit
  • Peaking for video
  • 1.04mdot LCD touch screen
  • 1/4000s ~ 60s shutter speed
  • 1/125s flash sync, external flash
  • 5fps burst shooting
  • HDR shooting
  • Wi-Fi, Bluetooth including LE support
  • Remote control via smartphone app
  • SDHC card slot, max size - 512GB
  • USB 2.0 connector, HDMI output
  • Both mike and headphone ports are absent
  • 113.5mm (W) x 64.3mm (H) x 33.6mm (D)
  • 280g
  • standard kit with 12-40mm lens - $329
  • double kit also have 42.5mm F1.8 macro - $449

http://www.xiaoyi.com/weidan.html

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Panasonic GH5 V 2.0 and up firmware topic http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/17846/panasonic-gh5-v-2.0-and-up-firmware-topic Tue, 26 Sep 2017 21:09:33 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 17846@/talks/discussions Topic dedicated to firmware improvements, samples and issues discussion.

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Panasonic FZ80 with 4K recording http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/16268/panasonic-fz80-with-4k-recording Tue, 03 Jan 2017 21:41:17 -0700 Vitaliy_Kiselev 16268@/talks/discussions image

Specs

PR

Panasonic has today announced the new LUMIX FZ80 from the popular FZ series that packs a powerful optical zoom and superior controllability, including manual operation over photo and video recording. The LUMIX FZ80 features the exceptionally-versatile LUMIX DC VARIO 20mm ultra wide-angle lens with a 60x optical zoom (35mm camera equivalent: 20-1200mm), which makes it possible to capture dynamic landscapes, wild animals and birds from a distance.

The newly integrated 18.1-megapixel High Sensitivity MOS Sensor and advanced image processor Venus Engine also achieve high-speed response and high-quality images even in high-sensitivity recording.

For an even faster response and higher mobility, the LUMIX FZ80 boasts a high-speed, high-precision AF with DFD (Depth From Defocus) technology[1], which shortens the focusing time. It calculates the distance to the subject by evaluating two images with different sharpness levels at a high 240-fps signal exchange speed. As a result, the LUMIX FZ80 achieves an AF of approximately 0.09 sec[2]. This benefit increases as the focal length grows.

The LUMIX FZ80 also offers high-speed burst shooting at 10-fps (AFS) / 6-fps (AFC) to capture fast-moving subjects in crisp focus. Thanks to the touch-control system, users can quickly focus right on the subject and even release the shutter with touch operation to capture fleeting photo opportunities.

The LUMIX FZ80 records smooth, high-resolution QFHD 4K videos in 3840x2160 resolution at 30p. The powerful 60x optical zoom and POWER O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer) with Active Mode suppresses blurring, even in video recording. Taking advantage of 4K technology, users can enjoy 4K PHOTO shots and a variety of derivative functions, such as the new Focus Stacking, Post Focus, Light Composition, and 4K Live Cropping. For more creative freedom, Creative Control and Creative Panorama options are available.

The LUMIX FZ80 also integrates a 1,040K-dot rear monitor with touch-control system. Together with the 0.2-inch 1,170K-dot EVF (Electronic View Finder), users can capture subjects in clear focus. It also includes Wi-Fi® connectivity to offer a more flexible shooting experience and instant image-sharing with easy operation. With hot shoe and compatibility with a variety of optional accessories, the LUMIX FZ80 goes beyond a standard telephoto zoom compact camera while providing high-quality photos and an exceptional 4K video recording experience.

Mitigate distances with a powerful 60x optical zoom lens

The LUMIX FZ80 features the stunningly versatile LUMIX DC VARIO 20mm ultra wide-angle lens with a 60x optical zoom - both as photos and video footage. The 20mm ultra wide-angle lens captures an approx. 140% wider angle of view compared with a 24mm angle of view. The POWER O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer) with Active Mode effectively suppresses hand-shake vibration both in photo and video recording.

The Intelligent Zoom is included with the LUMIX FZ80, which extends the zoom ratio up to 120x equivalent, maintaining high picture quality even when combining a digital zoom.

Capture unmissable moments with high-speed response, 4K PHOTO and 4K video

The 18.1-megapixel High Sensitivity MOS Sensor is newly-integrated into the LUMIX FZ80. Together with the high-performance image processing LSI Venus Engine, it elevates the response, sensitivity and image quality to an even higher level. Incorporating high-speed digital signal output technology, the FZ80 shoots 10 (AFS) / 6 (AFC) fps in 18.1-megapixel full resolution with a mechanical shutter.

Taking advantage of 4K technology, users can enjoy 4K PHOTO shots with the LUMIX FZ80. 4K PHOTO lets the user capture fleeting photo opportunities at 30 fps by extracting the best frame from a 4K burst file to save as a photo. Plus, multiple images can be automatically saved as 4K PHOTO shoots all at once. A maximum of 150 frames in five seconds can be saved following a designated frame.

It also comes with the Post Focus function, which enables users to select the in-focus area even after shooting. This is helpful especially in macro shooting where strict focusing is required or for changing expressions by changing the focused subject. This function has been developed by combining the high-speed, high-precision DFD (Depth From Defocus) auto focus technology with 4K technology. Both Post Focus and Focus Stacking can be activated quickly with the dedicated button on the top panel.

The LUMIX FZ80 also records stunningly smooth, high-resolution QFHD 4K videos in 3840x2160 resolution at 30p in addition to Full-HD 1920x1080 videos at 60p in AVCHD Progressive or MP4 (MPEG-4 / H.264) format with practical full-time AF.

The LUMIX FZ80 enables 4K Live Cropping in video recording to achieve stable panning or zooming in video recording. Thanks to its digital operation, panning and zooming images are smooth because it does not physically move the zoom lens.

A variety of video recording options are also available for users to choose from - High Speed Video, Time Lapse and Stop Motion Animation. High Speed Video records subjects in fast motion at 120fps.

Take amazing images and video even under strong sunlight

Equipped with a static-type touch-control system, the 3-inch rear screen with 1040K-dot high resolution features an approximately 100% field of view. The touch-control system lets the user immediately focus on a subject and even release the shutter by simply touching the screen.

The LUMIX FZ80 also has a 0.2-inch LVF (Live View Finder) with a magnification ratio of approx. 2.59x / 0.46x (35mm camera equivalent in 4:3) in 1170K-dot equivalent high resolution, 100% field of view. Thanks to the high 60-fps frame rate, image lag is also minimized making it suitable for shooting fast-moving subjects under strong sunlight.

Full manual control is available with LUMIX FZ80 to enjoy more creative photography. The design of the grip has also been re-engineered for stable holding during extended shooting.

Other Features

Easy Wireless Connectivity via Wi-Fi® with Smartphones
The LUMIX FZ80 integrates Wi-Fi® connectivity (IEEE 802.11 b/g/n) to provide a more flexible shooting experience and instant image sharing with easy operation. Once the camera and a smartphone or tablet are connected, installing Panasonic's dedicated application, Panasonic Image App for iOS / Android, users can shoot, browse and share images remotely. Users can also upload images to a variety of social media services right on the spot.

AC/USB Power Charging
The camera’s battery can be recharged either via AC or USB based on the users’ preference.

The FZ80 will have a black body and will be available in March for $399.99.

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Panasonic FZ300 / FZ330 camera official topic http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/13381/panasonic-fz300-fz330-camera-official-topic Tue, 14 Jul 2015 09:20:12 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 13381@/talks/discussions image

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Panasonic GH5 camera, actual users feedback http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/16622/panasonic-gh5-camera-actual-users-feedback Thu, 23 Mar 2017 04:34:45 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 16622@/talks/discussions Topic made only to feedback of actual users, do not post here link to reviews and such

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Official Panasonic GH3 topic, series 3 http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/5344/official-panasonic-gh3-topic-series-3 Sat, 01 Dec 2012 12:24:44 -0700 Vitaliy_Kiselev 5344@/talks/discussions This is continue of topics

http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/4733/official-panasonic-gh3-topic-series-2#Item_1018
http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/4592/official-panasonic-gh3-topic/p1

and


Also check

DR - http://www.digitalcamerainfo.com/content/Panasonic-Lumix-GH3-Digital-Camera-Review/Dynamic-Range.htm


Direct manuals links


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Short Specifications

  • Effective Megapixels - 16.05 Megapixels (17.20 total)
  • Live MOS/17.3 x 13.0 mm (in 4:3 aspect ratio), not multi aspect
  • 200 - 12800 ISO
  • 3.0" 640k OLED Monitor with static touch control
  • 1.74Mp OLED EVF
  • Video - AVCHD 2.0 1080p50 (PAL), 1080p60 (NTSC), 1080p24 (with slow and fast variations, like 12fps and 50fps).
  • Three containers (AVCHD, MOV and MP4) and large bitrate modes, bot intraframe and interframe.
  • Shutter Speeds - 60-1/4000
  • Flash modes - Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction (when iA, iA+), Forced On, Forced On/Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync., Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction
  • Battery - Li-ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 1860mAh), old or new?
  • Continuous Shooting Speed - 6 fps
  • Weather Proof
  • WB - Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, Flash, White Set 1, 2, Color temperature setting
  • SD, SDHC, SDXC cards compatible
  • Dimensions - 132.9 x 93.4 x 82.0mm / 5.23 x 3.68 x 3.23 in
  • USB 2.0
  • Weight - 550g
  • Price - $1299 (body only!)

Available at:

Check other topic below for other countries and other US options:

http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/4641/gh3-preordering-and-availability-topic


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Panasonic GM1 official topic http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/8254/panasonic-gm1-official-topic Fri, 27 Sep 2013 04:28:22 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 8254@/talks/discussions image

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Ultra compact m43 camera.

Official specs:

  • 16Mp CMOS sensor
  • 1/16000 minimum shutter speed
  • Very small
  • Light metal body
  • Wi-Fi
  • 3.0", 1036K dot touch screen
  • 1080i60/p30 (sic!)
  • 1080/24p 24Mbit
  • Built-in pop-up flash
  • Focus peaking
  • PIP magnification for manual focus
  • silent mode
  • 204 g
  • 99mm x 55mm x 30 mm

Previews and samples


Available at:

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Panasonic GH5 camera: Best settings and issues topic http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/16688/panasonic-gh5-camera-best-settings-and-issues-topic Tue, 04 Apr 2017 07:12:05 -0600 yiannis_zach 16688@/talks/discussions This topic is to discuss about settings on the GH5, as also its issues.

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Panasonic 1" TZ100 ZS100 ultrazoom official topic http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/14324/panasonic-1-tz100-zs100-ultrazoom-official-topic Wed, 30 Dec 2015 03:17:44 -0700 Vitaliy_Kiselev 14324@/talks/discussions image

Specs:

Previews

http://www.quesabesde.com/noticias/panasonic-tz100-lumix-analisis-fotos_13988

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GH4 Firmware 2.3, V-log for $99, Epic Panasonic marketing fail http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/12795/gh4-firmware-2.3-v-log-for-99-epic-panasonic-marketing-fail Mon, 13 Apr 2015 11:37:41 -0600 shian 12795@/talks/discussions End of April 2015. Conflicting reports on V-log, but true Anamorphic mode

Further text added by VK:

How to set V Log for free

Update camera firmware to v2.3 if you did not do this already Install Panasonic app on smartphone Connect camera with the application
Go to picture profile and set V-LOG L
Save this setting to C1 to make it work without app.

PR

Panasonic announced the release of a much anticipated firmware update Ver.2.2 for the award winning LUMIX GH4. This new firmware enables two new features, most notably the ability to record anamorphic video content.

Anamorphic lenses are used to create a cinemascope aspect such as 2.39:1 or 2.35:1. Panasonic discovered that cinematographers had been experimenting with the 4K PHOTO mode 4:3 aspect ratio in the LUMIX GH4 and vintage anamorphic cine lenses to achieve the classic Hollywood look of anamorphic film capture. Unlike complex digital post processing needed to achieve the look, many of the background distortion and light flare effects that became so popular with anamorphic film capture can now be achieved optically in the LUMIX GH4.

Thanks in part to its Micro Four Thirds format and 4K recording ability, firmware Ver.2.2 for the LUMIX GH4 enables an Anamorphic (4:3) Mode capable of recording video in 3328 x 2496 pixel (equivalent to approx. 8.3-megapixel) resolution at a frame rate of either 23.98, 24, 25 or 29.97 fps. With an anamorphic lens such as 2x1 you can capture and un-squeeze a 3356x2496 image in post-production. In addition, 4:2:2 / 10 bit HDMI output is also available2.

A further enhancement of the new firmware is the addition of a very high shutter speed of 1/16,000 sec. when using its electronic shutter mode.

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G7 denoise presets and profiles for NeatVideo 4, 4K and FHD http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/17802/g7-denoise-presets-and-profiles-for-neatvideo-4-4k-and-fhd Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:29:28 -0600 apefos 17802@/talks/discussions NeatVideo 4 denoise presets and profiles for Panasonic Lumix G7, for 4K and Full HD.

Conservative amount of denoise to avoid plastic look and keep image texture after denoise.

Camera settings:

Standard
Sharpness +1 (also works for sharpness 0)
Noise reduction -5

Two versions:

Without shadow/highlight curves
With shadow/highlight curves, S+3/H-3 (the maximum amount before image gets ugly) (can be used also for S+2/H-2)

Download in posts below:

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Using external battery with GM1? http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/17857/using-external-battery-with-gm1 Thu, 28 Sep 2017 05:30:31 -0600 ump 17857@/talks/discussions I've got a GM1 I like for video work - the sensor is really nice for HD and the PITA controls aren't an issue once you put a lens with an aperture ring on - but the battery life is, of course, awful. I'm thinking of getting a dummy battery on ebay. It seems to me that if do this then I should be able to run the camera off an 8.4V airsoft or bike light battery. Am I missing something?

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GH5 froze during recording, resulting in unreadable mdt file http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/16854/gh5-froze-during-recording-resulting-in-unreadable-mdt-file Thu, 04 May 2017 12:30:06 -0600 SuperTinyMagnet 16854@/talks/discussions Hey folks! I need help repairing a video file. The other day during a professional shoot, my new GH5 froze up when I hit the record button to stop recording at the end of a 23-minute (!!!) interview take. Even after flipping the power-off switch, the camera stayed on and frozen. I had to remove the battery pack. Now I have an unreadable/unfinished .mdt file that can't be read or played back. Has anyone run into this before?

I'm also wondering how I can prevent this from happening again. I was shooting 4K 10-bit 23.976fps using a Lexar U3 150 mb/s SD card with 128GB of storage (I had used 122gb by the end of the take, and had a few gigs to spare.) I was also using a 3rd party battery by Newmowa, but it had plenty of charge remaining.

Thanks for reading! Any leads at all would be hugely appreciated.

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Change Language for Lumix Lx10 http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/17832/change-language-for-lumix-lx10 Sun, 24 Sep 2017 10:37:07 -0600 Genoterie 17832@/talks/discussions Hello, good first my English is not very good I will try to do my best ... I bought a lumix lx10 and there are only 3 languages ​​(Chinese, English, Japanese) is it possible to put the French language? I did not find any firmware for the modified with Ptools3.

Thank you in advance.

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GH2 720p upscaling: great high quality affordable plugin http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/16160/gh2-720p-upscaling-great-high-quality-affordable-plugin Sat, 10 Dec 2016 17:33:50 -0700 apefos 16160@/talks/discussions For the low budget people who are using GH2 these days:

GPUresize is a plugin for Premiere and After Effects. It has a new feature called stairstep upscaling. This feature combined with the built in Kaiser upscaling algorithm deliver amazing results for upscaling 720p to 1080p. The annoying aliasing almost disapears.

http://www.aescripts.com/gpuresize/

Test the trial version with this footage to see the results (slow the footage to 24p/25p/30p and compare the upscaling render without and with GPUresize kaiser+stairstep):

http://216.18.212.226/PRODS/DMCGH2/FULLRES/yvidDMCGH2_720p_HQ_00015.MTS

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Hack the Panasonic GH5 to 8K HDR http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/17732/hack-the-panasonic-gh5-to-8k-hdr Tue, 12 Sep 2017 13:26:09 -0600 NickBen 17732@/talks/discussions GH5 was already intended/designed to be an "8K" HDR anamorphic capable camera with the latest firmware according to Mat Frazer of Panasonic!

Go to 9:27 of the following video:

His reasoning for not implementing this mode in firmware was due to YouTube not support 8K HDR yet... Maybe we could start a campaign to get Panasonic to release the full camera capabilities...

Now, if VK & personal-view subscribers can unlock the sleeping 8K HDR mode with a Hack and settings for Resolve & Premiere Pro, I think we'd garner more donations again...

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GH4 Profile Recommendations to Shot Match With ARRI Alexa http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/12145/gh4-profile-recommendations-to-shot-match-with-arri-alexa Sat, 10 Jan 2015 10:49:05 -0700 discomandavis 12145@/talks/discussions Just got contracted to reshoot a couple shots for a feature that was shot mostly on an Alexa. Most shots were night shots, with snow. Has anybody here mixed GH4 with Alexa successfully? Settings Color profile recommendations would be awesome so I can test them out before the shoot. Thanks!

Just so nobody chimes in and says "rent an Alexa" or anything like that, the producer has given literally almost no budget for this, so renting any other camera is not an option.

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Panasonic GX8 camera official topic http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/13380/panasonic-gx8-camera-official-topic Tue, 14 Jul 2015 08:42:41 -0600 Riker 13380@/talks/discussions image

  • 20 Megapixel sensor
  • Dual IS (on sensor and on lens working together)
  • 1/16000 sec High Shutter Speed using Electronic Shutter
  • 2.36 million dot organic EL tilting EVF
  • 21mm Eyepoint LVF for improved usability with glasses
  • Dust and water resistant
  • magnesium alloy body
  • 4K Photo
  • 4K Video
  • Focus Peaking
  • 2.5mm Microphone Socket
  • Silent Mode
  • Free Angle 1.04 million dot organic EL monitor
  • Wi-Fi, NFC, QR code connection
  • Continuous shooting 8 frames / sec in the AF tracking
  • Time Lapse Shot / Stop Motion Animation
  • Body color is black and silver
  • Very good prices for kits on deals - http://www.personal-view.com/deals/cameras/panasonic#panasonic-gx8

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My lordy lord. Best compact for m43 user ever made? Seems like it. There's no audio jack but who actually cares about that on a camera of this size for its intents and purposes.

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