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The Rumor of Death is Totally Untrue.

The recent rumors reporting that micro 4/3 format is going to be dropped by Panasonic and Olympus is totally untrue and a very bad April fools joke. The joke was reported when it was April 1st in Japan. This type of false reporting does our industry no good and a lot of harm. In this Internet age any kind of speculation can be drawn to the maximum exposure. Why people are doing this escapes me. There is no reason for this kind of stupidity. Pundits have been writing about the death of micro 4/3 format for many years now and … Continue reading

GH4 Available for Pre-Order at Amazon

The Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GH4 Mirrorless Digital Camera is now available for pre-order at Amazon! This will be a popular camera so order early to get this game changing camera. Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 Mirrorless Digital Camera Body Only, Black – with 4K Video Recording Price: $1,698.00 Panasonic LUMIX DMW-YAGH Interface Unit, Pro Audio Video Interface for LUMIX GH4 Price: $1,999.99 http://www.studiodaily.com/2014/03/panasonic-prices-4k-capable-lumix-gh4-at-1699/

Pre-Order The GH4 at Adorama.

The Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GH4 Mirrorless Digital Camera is now available for pre-order at Adorama! http://adorama.evyy.net/c/60445/51926/1036?u=http://www.adorama.com/IPCDMCGH4.html Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 Mirrorless Digital Camera Body Only, Black – with 4K Video Recording Price: $1,698 http://adorama.evyy.net/c/60445/51926/1036?u=http://www.adorama.com/IPCDMWYAGH.html Panasonic LUMIX DMW-YAGH Interface Unit, Pro Audio Video Interface for LUMIX GH4 Price: $1,998 http://adorama.evyy.net/c/60445/51926/1036?u=http://www.adorama.com/IPCDMCGH4A.html Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 Camera Body, Black with DMW-YAGH Pro Audio Video Interface Unit Price: $3,298 (save $398 when pre-ordering the GH4 and the Interface Unit together, rather than separate)   http://www.studiodaily.com/2014/03/panasonic-prices-4k-capable-lumix-gh4-at-1699/

A Bright Lens: Leica DG Nocticron 42.5mm F1.2

The Panasonic Leica DG Nocticron 42.5mm F1.2 A.S.P.H. Power O.I.S. Lumix G is a bright lens. It is a very fast short telephoto portrait lens for the Micro Four Thirds system. This is the most robust, built like a tank lens that Panasonic has ever created. It looks and feels – Leica. This lens is for those who want great out of focus backgrounds. With this lens Micro Four Thirds finally has a lens that competes directly with larger sensor cameras and has that low focus plane with that pleasing out of focus background. On a 35mm sized sensor camera … Continue reading

Something New to Unbox

What is big, heavy, bright, all mental and is the most expensive Lens that I have ever bought? Enter the Panasonic Leica DG Nocticron 42.5mm F1.2 A.S.P.H. Power O.I.S. Lumix G. I recently paid a visit to Kenmore Camera and made a big dent in my wallet. That is a lot of words describing an amazing lens. This is the most robust, built like a tank lens that Panasonic has ever created. It looks and feels – Leica, and is priced so accordingly. This lens is not for everybody but will be used by those who appreciate its unique characteristics. … Continue reading

4K Video of Kenmore Camera on YouTube

4K – it is insane. I cannot even play it back on the screen of late 2013 MacBook Pro Retina. 4K video has more pixels than my screen so I cannot view it in all it’s grandeur. I have posted on YouTube at 4K the footage I shot at Kenmore Camera’s Grand Opening on a preproduction GH4. For those of you can view 4K it is there for you to see. The rest of us Will have to view it at lower resolutions. The GH4 is the first camera that I will own that has more resolution than my computer … Continue reading

Hands On With The GH4

It is here! On Friday Feb. 20th, I posted on this site that I was going to the Kenmore Camera Grand Opening. I tweeted it and Kenmore camera reposted that tweet. They also sent me a note that a certain 4K camera would be at the show. It was. When I arrived at Kenmore camera, there was Mark Toal from Panasonic with the preproduction GH4. He warned me that this camera had beta software and from time to time would crash. Fortunately all I had to do was turn the camera off and turn it back on to continue shooting. … Continue reading

Kenmore Camera Grand Opening

I will be at the Kenmore Camera Grand Opening. Kenmore Camera 6708 NE 181st ST Kenmore, WA  98028  For more information: http://www.kenmorecamera.com/t-0_GrandOpening.aspx  

Stunning New GH4

Panasonic Lumix GH4 The rumored GH4 has been introduced by Panasonic. The Lumix GH4 is a 16.05-megapixel micro four thirds camera whose standout feature is the ability to shoot 4K video footage. The GH4 can shoot 4K at 30/25/24fps at 100Mbps using IPB compression. At 1080p that rises way beyond broadcast standard to ALL-Intra 200Mbps.  All this to a SDHC card It also has much to offer still photographers too. It does this thanks to its brand new 16.05MP Live MOS sensor and latest quad-core Venus Engine IX which is much more powerful than before. It’s this one feature that … Continue reading

The Arizona Memorial

On this day of remembrance of the lives lost in Pearl Harbor I have a story to tell.  As part of the coverage for AFL China was our visit to Honolulu for the first of 2 games being played by the AFL All-Stars.  In preparations for the game on Dec 2nd in Honolulu, we traveled to historic sites. One of them being the Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor.  A shot done with my GH3 was used in the video that evening. First of all I must warn you it is not as easy one might think to shoot there.  When … Continue reading

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