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Jan 27, 2009

Panasonic Adds LUMIX DMC-FS25 To Its Fs-series Of Slim And Sleek Digital Cameras

Panasonic today announced the DMC-FS25 as its newest addition to the LUMIX FS-Series of digital cameras. The 12.1 megapixel DMC-FS25 features a 5x optical zoom and a 29mm wide-angle LEICA DC VARIO-ELMAR lens, a 3.0-inch intelligent LCD and is the top-of-the-line FS-Series model. The LUMIX FS models, a stylish sister-line of the highly-acclaimed LUMIX FX-Series, combine easy operation with a sleek look, enabling both beginner and advanced users to take beautiful digital photos with a camera that slips in a pocket…

Jan 16, 2009

Panasonic Introduces DMC-LS85 AA-Battery Powered Digital Camera With 4x Optical Zoom And Striking F2.8 Lens

Panasonic today introduced a new addition to its acclaimed LUMIX line of digital cameras, the 8.1-megapixel DMC-LS85. Encased in a compact design and powered by AA batteries, the DMC-LS85 offers a powerful 4x optical zoom and bright F2.8 quality LUMIX DC VARIO lens at an affordable price.

Panasonic has incorporated its Intelligent Auto Mode (iA) into the DMC-LS85, a new addition to the LS series of entry-level cameras. In this model, iA is comprised of four major functions including Mega O.I.S, Intelligent ISO Control, Intelligent Scene Selector and Face Detection…

Jan 16, 2009

Panasonic Launches 2 New FS-Series Cameras To Respected LUMIX Digital Still Camera Line

Panasonic today announced two new additions to its LUMIX FS-Series of digital cameras, the DMC-FS7 and the DMC-FS15. The FS models, a stylish sister line of the highly-acclaimed LUMIX FX-Series, combine easy operation with a slim and sleek look, enabling both beginner and advanced users to take beautiful digital photos with a model they can slip in their pockets.

The 12.1 megapixel DMC-FS15 features a 29mm wide-angle Leica DC VARIO-ELMAR lens with a 5x optical zoom…

Jan 7, 2009

Panasonic Adds Digital Camera To A/V Equipment Category As Official International Olympic Partner

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Panasonic announced today the addition of Digital Camera to the Audio and Visual Equipment category for which it is recognized as an Official Worldwide Olympic Partner under an agreement with the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

Under the terms of the TOP agreement, Panasonic has obtained global Olympic marketing rights in Digital Camera equipment, as well as the supply rights for Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games, London 2012 Olympic Games, Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games and 2016 Olympic Games.

Panasonic’s LUMIX digital still cameras combine high-quality imaging, innovative features that deliver value to the user, and easy-to-use designs…

Dec 15, 2008

Panasonic LUMIX G1, The World's First Micro 4 Thirds Digital Camera, Named Pop Photo's "Camera Of The Year"

Panasonic LUMIX G1

The Panasonic LUMIX DMC-G1, the world’s first Micro Four Thirds digital camera, has been named the 2008 Camera of the Year by Popular Photography & Imaging (Pop Photo), the world’s largest imaging magazine. According to the editors of Pop Photo, each year they choose a camera that has best refined or redefined photography, and this year they recognized the LUMIX G1 as a forward-thinking product and the forefront of the next “big thing” for the industry. Pop Photo’s Camera of the Year report on the LUMIX G1 appears in the January 2009 issue of the magazine and on www.PopPhoto.com…

Nov 20, 2008

Digital Photo Academy Reveals Student Winners Of Year-long Digital Photo Contest

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The Digital Photo Academy (DPA) by Panasonic LUMIX has hosted a digital photo contest during the past 12 months for its students and Academy alumni. After awarding a winner each month, Panasonic is pleased to announce that Jean Hayes from Tacoma, Wash., is the grand prize winner for her eye-catching close-up photo of a dandelion. Beginning in February 2009, the winning photo by Hayes, as well as the photos of the 11 other finalists, will be showcased during the Digital Photo Academy Travelling Gallery, which makes stops in 11 cities nationwide…

Oct 16, 2008

Panasonic Introduces Pricing For LUMIX DMC-G1, The World’s First Little 4 Thirds System Camera

Panasonic LUMIX G1

Panasonic today announced pricing for the world’s first Micro Four Thirds System camera, the LUMIX DMC-G1 – available in mid-November for a suggested retail price of $799.95, which includes the LUMIX G VARIO 14-45mm/F3.5-5.6 ASPH/MEGA O.I.S. kit lens. Also available in November, the LUMIX G VARIO 45-200mm/F4.0-5.6/MEGA O.I.S. telephoto Micro Four Thirds lens has a suggested retail price of $349.95.

The LUMIX G1, available in black, blue and red models, is the first interchangeable lens camera to offer consumers a choice of colors…

Sep 12, 2008

Panasonic Announces World's First Interchangeable Lenses For Tiny 4 Thirds System Digital Cameras

Panasonic today announced the world’s first interchangeable lenses designed for the new Micro Four Thirds System. The LUMIX G VARIO 14-45mm/F3.5-5.6 ASPH./MEGA O.I.S. will be the standard kit lens with the LUMIX DMC-G1, the world’s first Micro Four Thirds System digital camera, which also debuted today. In addition, the LUMIX G VARIO 45-200mm/F4.0-5.6/MEGA O.I.S. telephoto lens, also designed for the Micro Four Thirds format, offers an enhanced zoom range for use with the DMC-G1 and other cameras based on the new standard…

Sep 12, 2008

Panasonic LUMIX DMC-G1: World's Smallest And Lightest Digital Interchangeable Lens Camera

Panasonic today announced the world’s first Micro Four Thirds system camera, the LUMIX DMC-G1, the world’s smallest and lightest digital interchangeable lens camera system*, with the body and kit lens weighing in at approximately 580 grams (1.28 lbs). Based on the new Micro Four Thirds System standard, the LUMIX G1 eliminates the internal mirror structure that defines digital single-lens reflex (DSLR) cameras, thus reducing the size and weight by nearly half.** With the mirror-less system, the G1’s flange back, which is the distance between the mount and the image sensor, has been reduced from 40 mm – as specified in the Four Thirds System – to approximately 20 mm…