Hot Deal: Free LUMIX S Series 85mm F1.8 Lens on Panasonic Lumix S5 at Amazon!

Super Hot Deals!!! Amazon launched two great deals on Panasonic Lumix S5  ( Amazon/ B&H/ Adorama). You can get a free LUMIX S Series 85mm F1.8 Lens!

Note: This year’s Amazon Prime Day  will start on Tuesday, July 12th. The deals start from 3 AM ET and run 48 hours to 3 AM ET on Thursday. Amazon’s Prime Day deals are restricted to Amazon Prime members only.

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Panasonic Lumix S1H, BS1H and BGH1: NETFLIX APPROVED

Panasonic Lumix S1H, BS1H and BGH1 are approved by NETFLIX.

Netflix is the streaming service. Many others have challenged it and many are doing well. Still, no one compares to the size of Netflix, or comes close in terms of outputting original content. As such, the camera technology decisions they make matter if you want to get a strong deal with the streaming giant for the new film or television series you’re shooting. Read More »

Panasonic Lumix S 85mm F1.8 Lens Review (ePhotozine): Editor’s Choice!

John Riley has just posted a detailed review of the newly released Panasonic Lumix S 85mm f/1.8  lens (B&H / Adorama/ Amazon) at the He tested this new lens on the full-frame mirrorless Panasonic S5, and found such pros:  Excellent overall sharpness, Dust, splash and freeze resistant, Virtually no central CA, CA well controlled at edges, Very low vignetting, Virtually rectilinear (no distortion), Excellent handling, Fast and accurate AF, Low focus breathing, Matches with 24mm and 50mm siblings and Low flare. Read More »

Panasonic Lumix S 24mm F1.8 Lens Announced, Priced $897.99, Available for Pre-Order

Panasonic has just officially announced the new Panasonic Lumix S 24mm F1.8 lens. It is a compact wide-angle prime for full-frame L-mount cameras, featuring 12 elements, including aspherical, ‘UED’ and ‘ED’ glass, focus distance of 0.24m (9.5″), while the max magnification of 0.15x. The lens is weather-resistant and supports 67mm filters.

This new lens costs $897.99, first available for pre-order at Amazon/ B&H/ Adorama.

Below are the detailed specifications of Panasonic Lumix S 24mm F1.8 lens:

Principal specifications
Lens type Prime lens
Max Format size 35mm FF
Focal length 24 mm
Image stabilization No
Lens mount L-Mount
Maximum aperture F1.8
Minimum aperture F16
Aperture ring No
Number of diaphragm blades 9
Elements 12
Groups 11
Special elements / coatings 3 aspherical + 1 UED + 3 ED elements
Minimum focus 0.24 m (9.45)
Maximum magnification 0.15×
Autofocus Yes
Motor type Linear Motor
Full time manual Yes
Focus method Internal
Distance scale No
DoF scale No
Focus distance limiter No
Weight 310 g (0.68 lb)
Diameter 74 mm (2.91)
Length 82 mm (3.23)
Sealing Yes
Colour Black
Filter thread 67 mm
Hood supplied Yes
Tripod collar No

Panasonic Lumix S 85mm F1.8 lens
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Panasonic Lumix S 24mm F1.8 lens
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