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Masters of chop and ‘shop: Seagull manages to plagiarize Getty, Leica [updated]

 
 

When we first found out about Chinese manufacturer Seagull Digital, it didn't take us long to realize that there was something very familiar about the company's CK20 and CF100. Have you figured out what you're looking at? That's right, it's the Panasonic FZ200 and LX7 respectively, but with a new set of labels slapped on...

Panasonic FZ200 Review: Bright f/2.8 Leica lens adds even more versatility to 24x optical superzoom camera


Panasonic has a long-standing legacy for producing quality long-zoom bridge cameras, including the FZ150 superzoom which we reviewed and heartily recommended a little more than a year ago. However, the company pumped some new excitement into the line when it was announced the Panasonic FZ200 would house a Leica DC Vario-Elmarit-branded lens...

DxO Optics Pro update fixes bugs, adds hundreds of new optics modules


The latest release of French software company DxO Labs' flagship, photographer-centric workflow app, DxO Optics Pro,  is now available, and it adds support for an additional six cameras from four manufacturers. From a glance at the version number, which increments by just one digit, DxO Optics Pro v8.1.3 might seem like a very modest update --...

Stop wasting light! Leica V-LUX 4 megazoom has constant f/2.8 aperture


 
 

For quite a few years now, Germany's Leica Camera AG and Japan's Panasonic have had a partnership in the consumer camera market. Leica supplies its know-how regarding the lenses, while Panasonic provides the brains of the camera behind the lens. The cameras appear first under Panasonic's Lumix compact camera brand,...

All about the aperture: Panasonic FZ200 announced, previewed

Panasonic's Lumix DMC-FZ200 digital camera. Photo provided by Panasonic. Click here for our Panasonic FZ200 preview!Alongside its announcements of the Lumix G5 and LX7 last night, Panasonic launched several other cameras; unfortunately a lengthy cable outage followed by a stormy day of power cuts means we're only just now filtering through the backlog. (Sorry!)

The Panasonic FZ200 is probably the most exciting of these new models which we'd not covered before the problems kicked off, and...