Panasonic GX7 to feature video ‘to GH3 standard’ yet has in-body stabilisation!

The Panasonic GX7 is looking genuinely exciting for filmmakers. It sits at the top of Panasonic’s range and uses a different form factor to the DSLR-like GH3, in that it is in the mould of the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema camera, original Panasonic GF1 and Sony NEX range.

The GX7 is rumoured to have some major features not seen in the GH3, such as an in-body stabilisation system and peaking. The sensor is said to be all-new as well and outperforms all the current mFT sensors for raw image quality according to 43rumors.com

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Official statement from Blackmagic on new camera shipping

Above: Lanparte Blackmagic cage

Patrick at the Blackmagic Design UK offices contacted me today to put some official information out there about what is going on with shipping.

The source of the information is Simon Westland of Blackmagic Design EMEA. His statement has now been expanded from the ones he made originally to Televisual magazine earlier this morning…

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