The following are extreme 100% crops. Coming into focus: how Panasonic's DFD gamble may yet pay off, Panasonic S5 sample gallery (DPReview TV). Is there Camera Service and Diagnostic Info Available? The S1R is equipped with Panasonic's latest Venus Engine Image Processor, resulting in very good overall performance. The only other complaint was due to the fact I am a left eye shooter. The sensor produces highly detailed images with pleasing colors and smooth tonal transitions. And anyone tried the Sigma ART 40/1.4 and your conclusions ? Read on to learn about our favorite enthusiast long zoom cameras. It includes updates to Panasonic's DFD autofocus system, creative photo modes, and video features that come close to matching the more expensive S1H. / 3232x2160(HLG PHOTO, 4K-Res.) The camera also includes 3.5mm microphone and headphone jacks. It may not deliver the ideal shooting experience in every situation, particularly if fast action is your specialty, but for most types of photography, the S1R excels. Overall, the S1R delivers strong overall performance. The first shows how the S1R handles pink, magenta, orange and green. If you prefer traditional autofocus area options, the camera has a full multi-area mode, vertical and horizontal zones, square and oval zones and single-point area modes. This mode has some restrictions worth considering. The Panasonic SR1 has been grabbing some headlines lately. There seems to be a difference in the glass sensor stack thickness from the reviews I can find, which seems to allow the SL2 to better performance with M adapted lenses. To enable High Resolution Mode, you simply go into the camera's menu, head to the Image Quality 1 menu, which is the very first page in the menus, and head down to High Resolution Mode. Store informs me my Lumix S5 will be delayed. They are saturated without appearing unnatural. Imaging Resource © 1998 - 2020. It's mushy and I found it difficult to use for menu navigation, opting instead to use the joystick. These include: Standard, Vivid, Natural, Flat, Landscape, Portrait, Monochrome, L. Monochrome, L. Monochrome D, Cinelike D, Cinelike V, HLG and more. What's this hacked Panasonic firmware I hear about? Weight and balance are super. The S1R relies upon Panasonic's tried-and-true Depth from Defocus (DFD) autofocus system, which utilizes contrast-detect autofocus rather than phase-detect. Burst shooting with continuous autofocus is a bit slower, however, at 6 fps, and there are some buffer clearing issues. I have uploaded both Panasonic’s RW2 file and the native JPEG. Despite a couple of quirks, we think it's a camera that photographers and non-photographers alike will find fun to use.