Panasonic announcement in a few hours…

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Image of the new Leica 8-18mm lens by Digicameinfo

We have two upcoming Panasonic announcements: One in a few hours (at around 6am London time) and one on Sunday (at 2pm Las Vegas time).

P.S.: Nothing is coming from Olympus yet. But we will not have to wait much time for that to happen ;)

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(FT5) Panasonic 8-18mm MFT lens and TZ90 images and specs leaked

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On top you can see the first image leak of the new final production version Leica 8-18mm MFT lens. Here are the lens specs:

Lens composition: 15 groups of 10 lenses (3 aspheric lenses, 1 aspheric ED lens, 2 ED lenses and 1 UHR lens)
Shortest shooting distance: 0.23 m
Maximum shooting magnification: 0.12 times (converted to 35 mm format 0.24 times)
Filter diameter: 67 mm
Maximum diameter × length: 73.4 mm × 88 mm
Weight: Approx 315 g
Nano surface coating
Dustproof / drip-proof specification, low temperature (-10 ° C) compatible
Metallic exterior
Expected release date: May 25, 2017
Suggested retail price: 158,000 yen + tax (around $1450)
Mass store sales price: around 136,500 yen (including tax)  which is around $1250

 

And here are the images of the new TZ90 compact camera:

Specs:

  • Available in Black or Silver
  • Newly developed 20.3 M high sensitivity MOS sensor
  • 24mm Wide angle with Optical 30 times Leica DC zoom lens
  • Touch panel type and 180 tilt-degree LCD screen
  • Built-in viewfinder equivalent to about 117,000 dots
  • “4K Photo” “4K Selphie” “Focus Select & Focus Composite”
  • Expected release date: June 15, 2017

Both the lens and the TZ90 will be announced tomorrow (April 19) at around 6am London time!

via Nokishita

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a bit of everything…

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iPhone Wireless Monitor App for Panasonic Lumix GH5

Today Gold Box deals at Amazon US, BHphoto, eBay, Amazon.de, Amazon.co.uk, Amazon.fr, Amazon.it, Amazon.es.
Panasonic Showcases Latest Video Surveillance Solutions at ISC West 2017 (Panasonic).
Seercam’s Brilliant New Cage for the Panasonic Lumix GH5 Available Soon, Extension Kit to Follow (Creativityinnovationsuccess).
Faking It: Getting the Anamorphic Look without the Anamorphic Expense (Explora).
Panasonic Leica DG 25mm F1.4 vs Nikon 1 18.5mm F1.8 – AF Speed Comparison (BigStreetGuns).
Panasonic GM camera design patent.
Panasonic GH5 vs a puppy (CameraJabber).

Plenty of news on the facebook E-M1II group and the GH5 group.

Chris:Just published the latest episode of Adventure Photography On Location – EP15: The Panorama Route.
In this episode I’m chasing epic views, golden hour and put the E-M1 Mark II weather sealing to the ultimate test ;-)
https://youtu.be/N6Wl3j-0Y58

 

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$100 off and free extras with the Panasonic 25mm f/1.7 sold by Adorama

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The Panasonic 25mm f/1.7 got a $100 rebate and sells for $149 at Adorama, Amazon, Bhphoto and Panasonic US. Note that Adorama gives you some extra free stuff too.

Current Olympus/Panasonic deals:
$50 off on Olympus lenses at BHphoto and GetOlympus.
Up to $150 off on Panasonic lenses at BHphoto and Adorama.
$150 off on Panasonic LX100 at BHphoto, Adorama and Amazon.
$200 off on the Panasonic G7 at Adorama , BHphoto and Amazon.

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(FT5) Panasonic will announce the new 8-18mm f/2.8-4.0 lens on April 19

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Panasonic will announce the new 8-18mm f/2.8-4.0 lens and the TZ90 compact camera on April 19! The lens is Leica branded. Pricing is still unconfirmed but the lens will ship sometimes this summer.

Panasonic will also announce new camcorder this Sunday (April 23) at 2pm Las Vegas time.

via Nokishita


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