Firmware updates will bring 4K photo mode to Panasonic GH4, FZ1000



If you’re the owner of a Panasonic GH4 compact system camera or the large-sensor, long-zoom Panasonic FZ1000, we have good news for you. Both cameras have offered 4K video capture since launch, something that can prove handy not just for shooting movies, but also if you want to catch a high-quality still image but are faced with an unpredictable subject that’s too much of a test for your reflexes.

With each 4K video frame having a resolution around 8.3 megapixels, simply shooting a video and then extracting the best frame…

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Canon 7D Mark II First Shots: Let the image quality comparisons begin!



The Canon 7D Mark II, announced earlier this week at the start of the Photokina trade show in Cologne, Germany, has been turning our servers into liquid hot magma ever since Monday’s big announcement. It seems there are more than a few of you out there in camera-land interested in seeing just how good this successor to the popular 7D really is… and it’s been 5 years!

Canon was kind enough to send us a “beta” unit for an early start at lab testing. They’ve informed us that this sample is both shootable and testable, and it…

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