Panasonic Lumix GH4 Review: 4K For the Rest of Us

While ultra high definition video—you know it better as 4K—has been making steady inroads among the pro ranks for years, it hasn't yet hit with the masses. The Panasonic Lumix GH4 wants to prove that the ability to capture 4K video is something every shooter needs, whether they own an 85-inch 4K TV or not. » 8/22/14 2:26pm 8/22/14 2:26pm

Panasonic's Lumix GH4 Packs 4K Video Into a Sweet Mirrorless Shooter

Accessible 4K video shooting is still in its infancy, but it was only a matter of time before it started showing up in consumer cameras. The Panasonic GH line's history of robust video capability makes it a natural fit for 4K, and the new Lumix GH4 squeezes as much as it can into a familiar frame. » 2/06/14 11:00pm 2/06/14 11:00pm

Panasonic GX7: A Mirrorless Camera Dream For Serious Photographers

With the Lumix GX7, Panasonic has created a pretty spectacular looking hybrid of all the mirrorless, interchangeable-lens camera technology the company has been developing over the last few years. We can't wait. » 8/01/13 2:00am 8/01/13 2:00am

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70: Zoomier Than Any Point-and-Shoot Camera Ever

What you're looking at here is the zoomiest point-and-shoot camera ever made. The Panasonic Lumix DMX-FZ70's f/ 2.8-5.9, 20-1200mm lens offers up to 60x optical magnification. The previous top zooms only hit the 50x mark. That's a lot of zoom. Look at that freaking lens. » 7/17/13 8:00pm 7/17/13 8:00pm

Panasonic Lumix G6 : A Micro Four Thirds for Video Junkies

Panasonic has announced a brand-new mid-range Micro Four Thirds camera, the Lumix G6. It offers up a solid list of specs—and should appeal to fans of shooting video in particular. » 4/24/13 4:18am 4/24/13 4:18am

Panasonic's Beginner-Friendly Lumix GF6 Brings Wi-Fi to Micro Four…

After last week's leak, Panasonic has officially announced its new Lumix GF6: a major overhaul to last year's GF5, which makes for an impressive-looking entry-level Micro Four Thirds camera. » 4/09/13 3:39am 4/09/13 3:39am

Leaked Hands-On Reveals New Beginner-Friendly Lumix GF6

A leaked hands-on by TechRadar reveals Panasonic's new Lumix GF6: a beginner-friendly interchangeable lens shooter, that fills a gap between compact point-and-shoots and more complex mirrorless and DSLR cameras. » 4/05/13 4:24am 4/05/13 4:24am

Panasonic Lumix G5 Review: Small, Mirrorless, Lots of Control

With all the retro-styled mirrorless cameras today, the traditional DSLR form factor seems relegated to nothing but, well, DSLRs. The Panasonic G5 is a mirrorless camera clinging hard to the classic DSLR mold. But it's smaller—and much cheaper. » 10/16/12 2:40pm 10/16/12 2:40pm

Panasonic Lumix GH3: The Hacker's HD Video Camera Gets Its Bits Juiced

A whole community of filmmakers—amateur and pros alike—turned the Panasonic GH2 into a surprisingly successful camera. It turned out, that with a simple to execute hack, you could use the camera to record ultra-sharp 100-Mbps+, 1080p HD video. The results were spectacular. With the new GH3, Panasonic has beefed up its… » 9/17/12 7:00am 9/17/12 7:00am

Panasonic Leaks Video of Its Stunning New Lumix GH3

Though it's not yet been officially announced, Panasonic has posted—accidentally or otherwise— a video of its new Lumix GH3 micro four thirds camera onto YouTube. And things look promising. » 9/14/12 4:52am 9/14/12 4:52am

Panasonic Lumix LX7: A Gorgeous, Darkness-Assassinating Camera That…

In 2010 the Panasonic LX5 was a glorious pocket camera—it still is. It offers full manual controls for enthusiast photogs that want them, superb image quality, and beautiful Leica-styling to boot. Though it sticks with the slick look, the new Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7 is more than a spec-bump; it's a faster, more… » 7/18/12 1:00am 7/18/12 1:00am

The Best Rugged, Waterproof Camera

Tough, waterproof point-and-shoot cameras are supposed to be awesome. Small enough to fit in your pocket. Submersible to depths of 40 feet. Able to survive drops from heights above a man's head. » 6/07/12 10:00am 6/07/12 10:00am

Panasonic Lumix GF5 Micro Four Thirds Camera Leaked

We like the Panasonic Micro Four Thirds, so it's exciting to see the new Panasonic GF5 leaked on Instagram. Its shape looks similar to the GF3. » 3/18/12 12:29pm 3/18/12 12:29pm

The Panasonic Lumix Phone 101P Might Not Suck at Being a Camera or a…

Oh Japan, why do you always get the coolest stuff first? This phone looks amazing. It's like a Panasonic Lumix camera and an Android phone had a baby. And it's waterproof? Gimme now. » 9/29/11 9:55am 9/29/11 9:55am

Panasonic's New Video Cam Shoots (And Shows) HD 3D sans Glasses

Instead of faking a 3D picture by overlapping images (as some other cameras do), Panasonic's new Lumix 3D cam and HDC-Z10000 camcorder use two lenses to record the real thing in fat, extra-dimensional HD. » 8/31/11 9:00am 8/31/11 9:00am

Panasonic's New Lumix FZ150 Is a Super-Zoom Killer for Only $500

As much as Panasonic's Micro Four Thirds lineup has our attention, the non-interchangeable gear out there is looking pretty good. Case in point: the brand new FZ150, which packs a 12MP sensor, lens-mounted controls, and 24x optical zoom for $500. » 8/26/11 1:00am 8/26/11 1:00am

The Leica V-Lux 30 Will Record Your Summer in 1080i

Leica revealed the newest addition to it's compact digital camera line today with the V-Lux 30. Its equipped with a 15.1MP sensor, 16x zoom range, built-in GPS and a new mode for creating 3D-stills. Video records in 1080i HD with full use of the zoom as well as a stereo mic with electronic wind noise filter. The GPS… » 5/25/11 10:20pm 5/25/11 10:20pm

Panasonic's New Lumix G3 Snaps Snappier Shots (and Loves to Be Touched)

Panasonic's newest Micro Four Thirds cam is a mostly-incremental boost over its predecessor, the G2. But improved specs on an already solid base is good news. The G3 brings a new sensor, faster shots, less noise, and a touch-heavy interface. » 5/12/11 4:00am 5/12/11 4:00am

The Best Gadgets (So Far)

January has come! And gone. And with it, a lot of broken New Year's Resolutions. But also, new additions to our wonderful list of favorite gadgets. Check out the full roster of Bestmodo's newest inductees below. » 2/01/11 4:50pm 2/01/11 4:50pm

Panasonic Lumix TS3: The Rugged Cam That's Sensitive on the Inside

At one point, springing for a camera that could survive a smash or two meant sacrificing, you know, actually getting a decent camera. Not so anymore! Panasonic's 12.1MP TS3 is thoroughly rugged and does geotagging and 1080p video. » 1/25/11 12:00am 1/25/11 12:00am