Panasonic S Series
Let's talk about the latest cameras coming in 2019 from Panasonic
Next in Line
With Photokina put to bed and the mass of news from the world of Pro Video and Photography starting to simmer down just a tad – unless you count the wave of improvements to phone cameras coming from Google and Samsung – let’s talk a little bit about the newest venture from Panasonic, Sigma and Lecia.
We adore the GH5S, with its versatile features, Dual Native ISO and chef-kiss-quality video, but like many in the industry, we’re always hungry for the next thing.
Well, it seems that Panasonic are delivering that meal with the Lumix S1 and S1R, adding Full Frame Mirrorless cameras to the Lumix family.
So what’s new in the S1 cameras?
Following suit with other companies like Sony, Canon and Fujifilm, Panasonic’s S1 and S1R now feature full mirrorless image sensors (35mm). The S1 will have a 24-megapixel version and the S1R a 47-megapixel version.
Outside of that, it appears the two models will follow a similar structure from there on. Panasonic are touting the S series as the world’s first – as of the announcement in September – camera to support 4K60p/50p video recording in a full-frame DSLM camera.
Check the specs below!
The L-Mount Alliance
So while it’s an impressive feat in specifications, the S series also marks the joint partnership between Sigma, Lecia and Panasonic. Branded the ‘L-Mount Alliance’, the three companies are giving their lenses complete compatibility between the three companies’ cameras going forward. This means you won’t need an adapter to use a lens intended for a different sensor format and giving you, the consumer, the freedom to use what you want, opening up new avenues for you to take on creatively.
The L-Mount will eventually see more than 10 lenses by 2020, bolstering your new equipment selection in about a year after the camera’s initial release in 2019. These include a 50mm/F1.4 prime lens, 24-105mm standard zoom lens and 70-200mm telephoto zoom lens.
However, if you’re in the need for a fantastic camera right this second, we still highly recommend you look into the GH5 and GH5S below.
- Panasonic LUMIX DC-GH5 4K Professional Digital Camera, UHD 60p/50p Video Rec, 20.3MP, with 5 Year Extended Warranty£1,500.00FREE DELIVERY ON YOUR ENTIRE BASKET
- Panasonic DC-GH5 Ultra HD 4K Digital Video Camera + DMW-XLR1 XLR Microphone Adapter Bundle£1,938.00FREE DELIVERY ON YOUR ENTIRE BASKET
- Panasonic DC-GH5L - GH5 Compact System Camera with 12-60mm f2.8-4 Leica Lens
- Panasonic GH5S Cinema 4K Mirrorless 10.2 Megapixel Camera Body, Unlimited 4K Recording
- Panasonic DMW-BLF19E Battery For GH3/4/5 - 7.2V, 1,860mAh, 13.4Wh Lithium-ion£58.82FREE DELIVERY ON YOUR ENTIRE BASKET
- Panasonic DC-GH5 Mirrorless Camera Body Battery Grip£270.00FREE DELIVERY ON YOUR ENTIRE BASKET
- Panasonic DMW-XLR1 - XLR Microphone Adapter For DC-GH5£318.00FREE DELIVERY ON YOUR ENTIRE BASKET
- SmallHD FOCUS 5-inch Micro HDMI monitor, 280x720 Panel, Touchscreen£478.00FREE DELIVERY ON YOUR ENTIRE BASKET
GH5 Rigs, Cages & Support
- Phot-R Camera Stabilising Grip, Legs which allow for easy positioning, even on uneven and rough surfaces£14.99£5.48 NEXT DAY DELIVERY
- Hague Digital SLR Camframe - Mount Attachments and DSLR Cameras£45.98£5.48 NEXT DAY DELIVERY
- Hague DSLR Motion Camera Steadicam Stabilizer - Free Moving Handheld Steadicam£132.49FREE DELIVERY ON YOUR ENTIRE BASKET
- Movcam GH5 Cage Kit for Panasonic DC-GH5.GH5S, Ultra Light, Multiple Mounting Points£162.00FREE DELIVERY ON YOUR ENTIRE BASKET
- Manfrotto Lightweight Fluid Video System Tripod, Twin legs, Middle spreader support, Black£299.00FREE DELIVERY ON YOUR ENTIRE BASKET
- Manfrotto Nitrotech N8 Fluid Video Head, Unique Piston Mechanism, Up To 8KG Payload Capacity, Variable Fluid Drag System£342.00FREE DELIVERY ON YOUR ENTIRE BASKET
- 8Sinn GH5 Cage + Top Handle Basic + 15mm Universal Rod Support, Multiple Mounting Points inc. Cold Shoe Mount£429.98FREE DELIVERY ON YOUR ENTIRE BASKET
- Zhiyun Crane 2 V2 3 Axis Handheld Gimbal Stabilizer 3, 32bit MCUs Brushless Motors + Encoders Mirrorless Cameras£480.49FREE DELIVERY ON YOUR ENTIRE BASKET
- Manfrotto Nitrotech N8 Fluid Head & 546B Twin MS Bundle, Unique Piston Mechanism, Up To 8KG Payload Capacity£718.80FREE DELIVERY ON YOUR ENTIRE BASKET
- Manfrotto Nitrotech N8 Fluid Head & 535 Single Leg Tripod Bundle, Unique Piston Mechanism, Up To 8KG Payload Capacity£840.00FREE DELIVERY ON YOUR ENTIRE BASKET
- DJI Ronin-M 3-Axis Handheld Gimbal Stabiliser, Smoothtrack Control, Silent Mode, Bluetooth Control£878.33FREE DELIVERY ON YOUR ENTIRE BASKET
Micro 4/3 lenses
- Panasonic Lumix H-H020 - Micro Four Thirds 20mm f1.7 Pancake Lens£238.80FREE DELIVERY ON YOUR ENTIRE BASKET
- Samyang 14mm T3.1 VDSLR II Micro 4/3 Aspherical Lens - Ultra Wide Angle, X-Coating, 6-Blade Circular Aperture£282.00FREE DELIVERY ON YOUR ENTIRE BASKET
- Panasonic LUMIX H-HPS14042E LUMIX G X Vario PZ 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 ASPH. POWER OIS Lens£312.00FREE DELIVERY ON YOUR ENTIRE BASKET
- SLR Magic HyperPrime CINE III 2595MFT - 25mm T0.95 Micro Four Thirds (MFT) Mount Lens£480.00FREE DELIVERY ON YOUR ENTIRE BASKET
- Tokina 11-16mm T3 CINE MICRO 4/3 Lens, 77mm Filter Size, 4K Ready, 11 Group / 13 Element Optical Structure£720.00FREE DELIVERY ON YOUR ENTIRE BASKET
- Panasonic H-HSA12035E LUMIX G X Vario 12-35mm F2.8 ASPH. Lens£792.00FREE DELIVERY ON YOUR ENTIRE BASKET