7Artisans 60mm F2.8 Macro Now Available


Amazon and Adorama now have the 7Artisans 60mm F2.8 Macro available.

The 60mm F2.8 macro lens uses 7 sets of 8 lenses. The front group has a floating focusing structure. Excellent image quality can be obtained in both infinity and 1:1 macro. Even in macro scenes, the field curvature is extremely

  • The super-long focusing distance of 26cm affords greater depth of field.
  • When shooting subjects like insects, you can take off the front lens barrel to avoid disturbance
  • A mininum focusing distance of 26cm means there will be more space for lighting.
  • Macro photography requires higher shutter speed. Use tripod or LED to attain safe shutter speed.

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Vazen 40mm T2 1.8x Anamorphic Prime

The Vazen 40mm t/2 1.8X Anamorphic Prime is the worlds first 1.8x anamorphic prime lens designed for m43 4:3 sensor. Its 1.8x squeeze allows for a 2.39:1 aspect ratio on m43 with cameras like the GH5 and Z-Cam E2. It is a well-controlled lens wide open and it produces buttery smooth oval bokeh with a signature blue horizontal flare that produces a widescreen cinematic look. The Vazen 40mm is quite large for m43 at 1.8kg with a front diameter and 0.8 mod cine gears with a focus throw of 300°.

There will be more VZ primes in the future that should be 28mm and 65mm 1.8x anamorphic later this year. You can pre-order the Vazen 40mm t/2 1.8X Anamorphic Prime now here.

SPECIFICATIONS

  • Focal Length: 40mm
  • Min. Focus: 2.7’ (0.82m)
  • T-stop range: T/2 – T/16
  • Front Diameter: 110mm
  • Weight: 3.97 lbs (1.8kg)
  • Dimensions: 4.33” x 6.89” (110 x 175mm)
  • Mount: Micro Four Thirds M43

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Kamlan 50mm f/1.1 MK II Now Available For Pre-Order

Kamlan 50mm f/1.1 MK II now available for pre-order at Adorama and it should be available on B&H Photo and Amazon soon.

Aperture: F1.1 – F16
Range of View: 32 Degree @APS-C
Nearest Focus Distance: 0.4m
Focus Mode: Manual Lens
Structure: 6 groups of 8 pieces
Material: All metal all glass
Matching Ring: Fuji X adapter
Dimensions: 2.8 x 2.6″ (72 x 68mm)
Weight: About 1.24 lb (563g)

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Development Of The Cinema-Quality Full-Size Mirrorless Single-Lens Camera “LUMIX S1H”


Panasonic S1H (Coming Soon): B&H Photo / Amazon / Adorama
Panasonic DMW-SFU2 Lumix S1 Filmmaker V-Log Upgrade Software Key:
 B&H Photo
Panasonic DMW-STC14 Lumix S 1.4x Teleconverter: B&H Photo
Panasonic DMW-STC20 Lumix S 2x Teleconverter: B&H Photo

Development of the cinema-quality full-size mirrorless single-lens camera “LUMIX S1H”
Panasonic Corporation is the world’s first * 6K24p (3: 2 aspect ratio), 5.9K30p (16: 9) and 10 bit Cinema 4K * 2 / 4K 60p Full-size image sensor mounted mirrorless one eye camera equipped with image sensor. We developed “LUMIX S1H”. The product, which has cinema-quality video performance and excellent maneuverability unique to mirrorless single-lens cameras, will be commercialized this fall and will be introduced in the global market. Read More »

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Panasonic to Release the Upgrade Firmware Key DMW-SFU2 for LUMIX S1 in July 2019 to Expand Its Video Performance


Panasonic to Release the Upgrade Firmware Key DMW-SFU2 for LUMIX S1 in July 2019 to Expand Its Video Performance
Newark, NJ (May 31, 2019) – Panasonic has announced that the company will release an Upgrade Firmware Key DMW-SFU2 for the full-frame mirrorless camera LUMIX S1 in July 2019. This paid software program will further expand the video performance of the LUMIX S1 for advanced video recording. As announced separately, the new LUMIX S1H features 14+ stops of full V-Log, which is equivalent to the V-Log of high-end cinema cameras such as the Cinema VariCam. The user can experience the 14+ stops of V-Log on the LUMIX S1 with the firmware update program provided by the Upgrade Software Key DMW-SFU2, prior to the release of the LUMIX S1H.

Functions available with the upgrade program are as follows.

  • 14+ stops of V-Log recording
  • World’s first 4:2:2 10-bit 4K MOV 30p/25p*1 internal video recording*2
  • World’s first 4:2:2 10-bit 4K 60p/50p*1 HDMI output*2
  • V-Log and V-Gamut compatible with Cinema VariCam Look
  • In-camera LUT (Look Up Table) application enabling playback of V-Log while or after recording (LUT Display with Custom Function)
  • A WFM (Waveform Monitor) displays brightness level while recording
  • High-res 48-kHz/24-bit or 96-kHz/24-bit sound can be recorded in MOV using the XLR Microphone Adaptor DMW-XLR1

The Upgrade Software Key DMW-SFU2 will go on sale in July 2019.

*1 PAL area only

*2 For a full-frame digital still camera as of May 31, 2019.

Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.

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Panasonic S1H and Panasonic 10-25mm f/1.7 Announced


Panasonic S1H (Coming Soon): B&H Photo / Amazon / Adorama
Panasonic DMW-SFU2 Lumix S1 Filmmaker V-Log Upgrade Software Key:
 B&H Photo
Panasonic DMW-STC14 Lumix S 1.4x Teleconverter: B&H Photo
Panasonic DMW-STC20 Lumix S 2x Teleconverter: B&H Photo

Panasonic S1H Coverage
Newsshooter
Nofilmschool
Cinema5D
Cnet
DPReview
Engadget
S1H Upgrades
Imaging Resource
Explora
DPReview
Newsshooter

Panasonic 10-25mm f/1.7: B&H Photo / Amazon / Adorama

Panasonic 10-25mm f/1.7 Coverage
Explora
Newsshooter
Engadget
Techradar
DPReview
Imaging Resource
ePhotozine

 

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