Pro video blog…Produced by Philip Johnston DoP/Editor

With incredible performance in both photo and video capture and stunning mobility, these L mount cameras are designed to fulfill the demands of the most ambitious creators. Both models are built around a newly developed 24- megapixel 35mm full frame CMOS sensor and imaging engine. The sensor supports Hybrid Phase Detection Auto- Focus, a first for the LUMIX cameras. 

Sporting a full size HDMI thank goodness, I was so annoyed at the implementation of the mini HDMI on the S5 and a first for Panasonic “Phase detection” auto focus.

The LUMIX S5IIX will be available from May 2023 priced at £2,299 RRP and the LUMIX S5II will be available from January 2023 priced at £1,999.

Here is a first look at the S5II from Johnnie at Cine D


Having been working in the video business since 1988 I have amassed a great amount of knowledge of both the kit and production values over the last 30 years.

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