L-mount news roundup…

$3999 Panasonic S1H Full Frame Video Camera, Flip+Tilt display, dual SD, 6K 10bit internally

Plenty of L-rumors readers images on our L-mount Facebook Group.
Leica Makes Serious Improvements with SL2 Mirrorless Camera (Explora).
Hands-on: The Sigma fp is shaping up to be an impressive camera for video pros (Dpreview).
Sigma 14-24mm f/2.8 DG DN ‘Art’ lens review with samples (Full-frame & APS-C) by Christoper Frost.

Links:
Panasonic S1R at Amazon, Adorama and BHphoto. In Europe at Calumet DE, ParkCameras, Jessops.
Panasonic S1 at Amazon, Adorama and BHphoto. In Europe at Calumet DE, ParkCameras, Jessops.
Panasonic S1H at Amazon, BHphoto. Adorama. FocusCamera. Park UK.
Panasonic 24-70mm f/2.8 S lens at Amazon, BHphoto. Adorama. FocusCamera. Park UK.
Panasonic 50mm f/1.4 S at Amazon, Adorama and BHphoto. In Europe at Calumet DE, ParkCameras, Jessops.
Panasonic 24-105mm f/4.0 S at Amazon, Adorama and BHphoto. In Europe at Calumet DE, ParkCameras, Jessops.
Panasonic 70-200mm f/4.0 S at Amazon, Adorama and BHphoto. In Europe at Calumet DE, ParkCameras, Jessops.

 

Sigma patented a new 50mm f/1.2 L-mount lens design

Sigma apparently plans to expand their range fo f/1.2 fast primes. After the 35mm f/1.2 we might get the 50mm f/1.2 and 40mm f/1.2. A newly published patent discloses the specs:

Here is the 50mm f/1.2 lens specs:

Focal length: 50.99 mm
F no: 1.25
2ω : 45.97
Image height: 21.63 mm
Lens length: 154.20 mm

Here is the 40mm f/1.2 lens specs:

Focal length: 41.35 mm
F no: 1.26
2ω : 57.17
Image height: 21.63 mm
Lens length: 157.00 mm

via Hi Lows Note

Firmware update 1.01 for the SIGMA FP released

Sigma released the new 1.01 update for the Sigma FP:

・The firmware will correct the phenomenon when the recording to the external SSD drive. Regardless of the recording bit and frame rate part of the first and second frames of playback will be enlarged as well as the thumbnail images when the recording format is set to Cinema DNG and the resolution is set to UHD.
・The firmware will correct the phenomenon whereby shooting in the Cinema DNG format, depending on the ISO sensitivity the level of the dark area changes for each frame.
・The firmware will correct the phenomenon whereby some parts of the recorded video become disordered.
・The firmware will correct the phenomenon whereby the camera freeze when the lens firmware is updated through files downloaded via Mac.

To update the firmware, please refer to the following link;
https://www.sigma-global.com/en/download/cameras/firmware/#fp

Thanks Mistral!

New Panasonic S1-S1R tests

S1H: The BIG PICTURE and the fine print – Camera Preview

Cinematographer Newton Thomas Sigel Explains 3 Different Camera Lenses (MirrorlessRumors).
Panasonic LUMIX S1H das Foto-Video Monster mit 6K (Krolop&Gerst).
Plenty of L-rumors readers images on our L-mount Facebook Group.
SIGMA fp review at Fujiablog.

Links:
Panasonic S1R at Amazon, Adorama and BHphoto. In Europe at Calumet DE, ParkCameras, Jessops.
Panasonic S1 at Amazon, Adorama and BHphoto. In Europe at Calumet DE, ParkCameras, Jessops.
Panasonic S1H at Amazon, BHphoto. Adorama. FocusCamera. Park UK.
Panasonic 24-70mm f/2.8 S lens at Amazon, BHphoto. Adorama. FocusCamera. Park UK.
Panasonic 50mm f/1.4 S at Amazon, Adorama and BHphoto. In Europe at Calumet DE, ParkCameras, Jessops.
Panasonic 24-105mm f/4.0 S at Amazon, Adorama and BHphoto. In Europe at Calumet DE, ParkCameras, Jessops.
Panasonic 70-200mm f/4.0 S at Amazon, Adorama and BHphoto. In Europe at Calumet DE, ParkCameras, Jessops.