The Panasonic GH2 and GH3 punched way above their weight and produced wonderful video for their price. Now, with the announcement of the GH4, we'll soon find out if the new camera will change the 4K landscape in the way its predecessors did for "mere" HD.
Are reports of a new 4K “GH4“ just made up nonsense or are we about to see the release of a significant new cinema camera from Panasonic?
The conventional view is that cameras that allow you to work with multiple lenses are always better. Barry Braverman disagrees.
IBC will see Panasonic unveil a new, optimised studio camera that the company says is ideally suited to drama productions, reports Kate Large
Most large-sensor cameras use a Bayer colour filter pattern to allow full colour images to be output - after "debayering". This entire process is now pretty routine but unfortunately what is also routine is the amount of light lost through the colour filter process. Less light means more noise, and noise is what ultimately limits the low-light capabilities all cameras
The new Panasonic Lumix GH3 builds on its predecessor's video-friendly credentials, offering better compression and an all-round improved package. RedShark regular contributor Mark McCarthy of Sparky Media Productions bought one, and put it through its paces
For years Long GOP encoding has been dismissed by many as difficult to edit, all too ready to fall apart over multiple generations of processing and ill-suited to pictures with fast movement. Kieron Seth explains why Panasonic now embraces Long GOP with AVC Ultra.
This is a camera that's small enough to always have with you, but don't be deceived by the size: it's a very good imager, as Barry Braverman finds out