Category: Panasonic

Panasonic Lumix G3

Panasonic just presented its new compact/hybrid photo camera, the Panasonic Lumix G3 which brings: 16 MP on a micro 4/3 digital sensor continuous shooting at 4 frames per second Full HD (1920 x 1080) video capture up to 50 fps We were expecting a replacement for existing Lumix, here is the G3 with an electronic…

Photokina, it’s started! (continuous update)

Of course, when the doors of the Photokina opened in Köln, Germany this morning, we found the recently announced new products, including: Canon EOS 60D Nikon D3100 Nikon D7000 Olympus E-5 Pentax K-5 Pentax K-r Sony SLT-A33 Sony SLT-A55 Sony Alpha 560 Sony Alpha 580 But, let’s also see what the camera and accessories manufacturers…

ACR 6.2 and LR 3.2 love Sony

Yes! Adobe loves Sony. The final releases of DNG Converter 6.2, Adobe Camera Raw 6.2 and Lightroom 3.2 includes RAW file conversion for the Sony Alpha 33, Alpha 55, Alpha 290, Alpha 390, NEX-5 and NEX-3. Those were included in the Release Candidate versions, but they become official/final now. Of course, other cameras are also…

First touchscreen SLR camera?

What do you think about this? There are already several point-and-shoot compact cameras using LCD touchscreens for all or part of the user interface. But, to this day, none of the major SLR camera manufacturers did try this on a them while it would be relatively easy to push this into a design budget for…

Web sites for lens reviews

It is often difficult to group lens reviews in order to compare/evaluate a little more than their mere physical characteristics (focal length, aperture/diaphragm, or even number of individual lenses). But how would you evaluate/review optical quality? When I see the really impressive differences between two lenses, I would be prepared to judge from their price,…