Panasonic GH4

How often have happened that you experienced due to the fact that had not time to take a picture of an important moment in his life? Companies Panasonic and Red offer a fresh look at the process of photographing, choosing appropriate frames from high-quality video.

Panasonic system called «4K Photo» and allows you to extract images from video with a resolution of 4K at 30 frames per second and 100 megabit video stream. In turn, Red has a more interesting plan, which includes the ability to produce 19-megapixel RAW-pictures from the video of the camera for 17 000 dollars.

In Panasonic’s new feature will be available in cameras LUMIX DMC-GH4 and DMC-FZ1000, thanks update their firmware, the resource Engadget. For those who do not have such equipment of the Japanese company, but has a desire to get a picture of the video have to fork out for one of these cameras.

System works «4K Photo» very simple. You shoot normal 4K video, and then you can benefit from it in any frame complete with its EXIF-data. Images can be captured in a 16: 9, 4: 3, 3, 2 or even 1: 1. Of course, the picture quality will be worse than the professional cameras, however, Panasonic proposes to use an external recorder to get better pictures.

According to the company Panasonic , the system will be useful for those moments when you want to take a snapshot of the transience of the moment, such as a splash of water or shot. Of course, no one stops to retrieve photos from a video taken by camera from other manufacturers, but Panasonic thought about it cause some interest, related to the future of photo and video.


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