For the curious – Panasonic GH3 updated hardware and firmware report

Thanks to a chance encounter I was able to very briefly try a GH3 this week in Barcelona. The camera was on loan from Panasonic and not available to the public to try, it was part of the private beta test program but they very kindly let me give my impressions of it after a brief 20 minute play with the camera behind closed doors. Again this was not the final camera but it had some interesting tweaks compared to the models Panasonic brought to Photokina last month.

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Final Cut Pro 8 ‘due in Spring’, set for ‘massive overhaul’

Above: Editing my footage – slowly Apple are said to be preparing a massive overhaul to Final Cut Pro, the biggest single change to the software since it was created 10 years ago. It’s said to include massive interface changes and a brand new 64bit codebase. TechCrunch say that Apple are conducting an internal beta program on the Apple campus with various video professionals testing Final Cut Pro 8. “According our very own people familiar with the matter, a small group of video editors were on the Apple campus recently in order to preview the new version of video editing …

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