This is a genuine suprise: Panasonic is first off the starting line with its 4K full frame rate POV camera
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.
We never get tired of watching footage from this amazing little device
We've just written about the paucity of 4K from Panasonic at NAB this year. Meanwhile, Sparky Media Productions has sent us another stunning set of shots taken in Hong Kong with their Panasonic GH3: a digital still camera that outperforms Panasonic's own AF100 (their large-sensor video camera)
Timed with the start of Photokina, Panasonic releases the Lumix LX100, a diminutive, fixed lens 4K camera that's aimed squarely at video shooters.