Panasonic today has officially announced new firmware version 1.1 for Lumix S1 and Lumix S1R full frame mirrorless cameras. This firmware version 1.1 improves image stabilization and autofocus performance. You will be able to download this firmware update on July 9th here.
Sigma has officially announced the release date for their 11 L-mount lenses at a press event in London. The first three Sigma L-mount lenses due to ship are 35mm f/1.4, 50mm f/1.4 and 85mm f/1.4 primes, release date expected in September, 2019. The 20mm f/1.4, 24mm f/1.4, and 135mm f/1.8 will be released in October. The 28mm f/1.4, 40mm f/1.4 and 105mm f/1.4 will be released at the end of the year, in December. And 14mm f/1.8 and 70mm f/2.8 Macro will not released until next year.
From May 26 through July 27, 2019 trade in any working digital interchangeable lens camera or HD/UHD/4K video camera with XLR audio and receive up to a $400 bonus when applying the value of your trade-in toward the purchase of an S1 or S1R full-frame camera. Read More »
Last month, Panasonic has officially announced the development of S1H full frame mirrorless camera. According to press release, the official announcement & price & specs & release date & pre-order options for this camera will be in Fall 2019.
Ikelite has announced a 200DL underwater housing for the Panasonic LUMIX S1 and S1R full frame mirrorless cameras. It offers manual or (optional) TTL strobe control and ships with an M16 vacuum valve. The Dry Lock (DL) port system offers support for most popular lenses.
The new released Panasonic Lumix S1 is designed for photographers to shooting videos. So is Panasonic Lumix S1 good enough for video creators ? In the above video Jeven Dovey reviews the Lumix S1’s overall video capabilities and shares his thoughts whether it’s a better choice over Panasonic GH5. If you are looking for a new camera body mainly video, then this review might help you.