This week on DPReview TV, Chris and Jordan prepare for the summer holiday season by putting several popular waterproof cameras to the test. If you're considering a rugged camera for the beach or pool this summer, or if you just want to see what a Chris and Jordan fishing show might look like, tune in.
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Now that we've completed our review of Panasonic's Lumix DC-ZS200 (TZ200), we've updated its entry in our Best Cameras for Travel, Best Pocketable Enthusiast Cameras and Best Enthusiast Long Zoom Cameras buying guides.
Panasonic's premium compact DC-ZS200 (TZ200 outside of North America) boasts a 24-360mm equiv. F3.3-6.4 zoom lens, making it the longest reaching 1"-type pocket camera on the market. There are tradeoffs that come with that big lens, however. Find out all the details in our in-depth review.
Panasonic has announced the Lumix DC-TS7 (known as the FT7 outside of North America), which is the first waterproof compact with an electronic viewfinder.
Panasonic's latest cameras are flagship products aimed at very specific customers. We sat down with Sean Robinson, Imaging Product Manager at Panasonic Lumix Professional Services recently to learn more about how the G9 and GH5S were developed.
The Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 50-200mm F2.8-4 is a powerful - and portable - telezoom for Micro Four Thirds cameras, providing the equivalent of a 100-400mm focal length range. See how it performs in our sample gallery from Yellowstone National Park.
When you're traveling with kids, it's not always practical to bring all of the camera gear you'd like to take. That's why DPR's Wenmei Hill packed the Panasonic ZS200 on a recent theme park trip.
With spring rolling around, the Panasonic ZS200 / TZ200 is likely catching the eyes of photography-minded travelers with upcoming trips. While our testing continues, we thought we'd post a few more samples (including some Raws) from this handy little travelzoom.
Atomos is preparing an AtomOS update that will enable the Shogun Inferno and Sumo19 HDR monitor/recorders to pull 5.7K Raw video out of the popular Super 35 Panasonic AU-EVA 1. Best of all, the upgrade is free.
At this year's CP+ show in Yokohama, Japan, we talked in-depth with Panasonic about the company's new Lumix G9 and GH5S cameras and its increased emphasis on stills capture as well as high-quality 4K video.
We're continuing to shoot with and test the Lumix GX9, Panasonic's latest rangefinder style Micro Four Thirds camera. Priced at $1000 with kit lens, the GX9 offers a 20MP sensor, 5-axis stabilization and promises a 90% reduction in shutter shock.
As part of an update to our Buying Guides, we've crowned a new winner in the video category: the Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S. Its excellent video quality and extensive range of support features see it take top honors as we add the latest models to our guides.
The Leica DG Vario 50-200mm F2.8-4 ASPH is the third and final lens in Panasonic's latest premium zoom lens lineup, and we had the chance to handle it in person at this year's CP+ show in Japan. Check out how this high-end tele-zoom handles in our slideshow.
In a side-by-side speedlight test, photographer Martin Cheung found that cheap IKEA LADDA rechargeable batteries delivered noticeably faster recycle speeds compared to Panasonic's expensive Eneloop Pro batteries.
Panasonic has formally announced the Leica DG Vario 50-200mm, the latest lens in its line of F2.8-4 zooms. It's the third lens in the series, and the final model Panasonic promised at CES 2017 when it announced the 12-60mm.
Panasonic has continued to develop its organic/CMOS image sensor tech, and the latest breakthrough is big: an image sensor that can shoot 8K at 60p, boasts incredible dynamic range, and has global shutter capability.
Nominally at least, the new Panasonic Lumix DC-GX9 is the successor to the GX8. But while it has a lot in common with the earlier model, the new camera comes with some serious updates, and a couple of caveats. Here's what you need to know.
Panasonic's Lumix DC-GX9 is a rangefinder-style mirrorless camera that offers quite a few upgrades over its predecessor, with a lower price tag to boot. We've spent the weekend with the GX9 and have plenty of thoughts to share, along with an initial set of sample photos.
The Panasonic GX9 puts the AA-filter-less 20MP sensor of the G9 in a rangefinder-esque body with a tilting EVF, 4K video and a shutter mechanism that claims to reduce shock.
Panasonic's updated 1"-sensor travel zoom features a 24-360mm equiv. lens, 4K video, 2.3 million-dot EVF and a 3" touchscreen. It ships next month for around $800.
We've published our studio test scene for Panasonic's video-focused Lumix DC-GH5S Micro Four Thirds camera. Have a look to see how it stacks up against the GH5 and Sony's a7S II.
Panasonic has unveiled the Lumix DC-GH5S, an even more video-centric variant of the company's GH5 hybrid stills/video camera. Aside from some minor cosmetic differences the two cameras are identical, however the GH5S has been designed to maximize low-light sensitivity and provides a deep feature set tailored to video shooters' needs.
Being a professional photographer used to mean carrying around heavy cameras and cumbersome accessories. Fortunately, those days are over.
Panasonic's new flagship G9 comes with a new high-resolution mode that blends eight exposures into an 80MP image. It's supposedly not meant for use with any moving subjects, but we thought we'd see if we could make it work.
Panasonic's new Lumix DC-G9 is a flagship mirrorless camera with pro-level performance for stills shooters, featuring a 20MP Four Thirds sensor, 20 fps bursts with continuous AF and 6.5 stops of shake reduction.
The Lumix G9 is Panasonic's most serious stills-focused camera to date. We're eager to fully test the camera's revamped JPEG engine, but in the meantime we've been able to get it out and about for some initial sample shooting. Take a look at what it can do.
Panasonic has announced its Leica DG Elmarit 200mm F2.8 Power OIS tele-prime. This hefty, weather-sealed lens has 15 elements, 2 of which are 'ultra extra-low dispersion,' along with a triple linear motor system and support for Panasonic's Dual I.S. system. A 1.4x teleconverter is bundled for even more range.
Overshadowed by the huge Firmware 2.0 release for the Panasonic GH5, the GH4 and two Panasonic lenses also got a firmware update last week, helping to improve image stabilization performance.
The long-awaited feature-boosting Firmware Update Version 2.0 for the Panasonic GH5 is officially live! If you own a GH5, you'll want to update ASAP.
The upcoming GH5 firmware update adds a number of unexpected improvements, such as more responsive autofocus, especially in 24p video shooting.
The Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 12-60mm F2.8-4 featured in our Panasonic GH5 review sample gallery, and lately we've been putting it through its paces on another 20MP body: the DMC-GX8.
Eric Strebel's Lumix GF7 kept overheating during long video recording sessions. So he decided to fix the problem by hacking a huge PC's heat sink onto the back of his camera... problem solved!
It's three years old but still a solid option for a Micro Four Thirds shooter looking for a high-quality, fast, wide-angle prime. Take a look at how we got along with it.
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