Prestigious TIPA accolades go to our cameras and camcorders

We’re excited to announce that Panasonic camcorders and LUMIX cameras have been honoured with three prestigious 2016 Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) awards, widely recognised as one of the most coveted photo and imaging awards in the world. Our 4K Ultra HD HC- VXF990 picked up ‘Best Camcorder’, while our LUMIX digital camera DMC-FZ300 received ‘Best Superzoom Camera’ and our digital interchangeable lens LUMIX G 25mm lens was awarded ‘Best CSC Entry Level Lens’.

Panasonic HC-VXF990 4K Ultra HD Camcorder

Best Camcorder – Technical Image Press Association (TIPA)

Panasonic HC-VXF990 4K Ultra HD Camcorder

“Panasonic’s 4K Ultra HD Camcorder has an integral Leica Dicomar 20X optical zoom lens (4K 16:9– 30.8-626mm equivalent; still image 3:2—34.5-690.3mm) with 5-axis Hybrid Optical Stabilisation. It features 4K Cinema in-camera editing and effects, including Dolly Zoom, Slow/Quick Motion and 4K Post Cropping, plus can deliver 4K Photo stills from video frames. It also offers in-camera downsampling for 1080p Full HD displays and built-in WiFi links up to three mobile devices to capture multiple scenes simultaneously with the Wireless Multi Camera function. The camcorder’s exclusive HDR mode helps handle high contrast conditions. Viewing is through a 1.5 million dot EVF or a 3-inch LCD monitor.” – TIPA jury spokesperson

Check out the HC-VXF990 camcorder

LUMIX DMC-FZ300 Bridge Camera 

Best Superzoom Camera – Technical Image Press Association (TIPA)

LUMIX DMC-FZ300 Bridge Camera

“With an integral 25-600mm* Leica DC Vario-Elmarit lens and splash-proof and dustproof construction, the Panasonic FZ300 becomes the ideal travelling companion for enthusiast photographers. The FZ300 offers a 12.1MP 1:2.3 inch High Sensitivity MOS sensor and a powerful image stabilisation system for both stills and HD video recording. There are numerous still and video shooting and creative modes, including 4K video recording and RAW still modes. The FZ300 sports a large 1440K dot OLED Live Viewfinder as well as a tiltable rear screen and features Panasonic’s Depth from Defocus (DFD) and AF technology that yields AF speeds up to 0.09 seconds and burst shooting with AFC up to 6 fps.”

*35mm camera equivalent. – TIPA jury spokesperson

Check out the DMC-FZ300 bridge camera.

LUMIX G Series H-H025E 25mm Lens

LUMIX G Series H-H025E 25mm Lens

Best CSC Entry Level Lens – Technical Image Press Association (TIPA)

“The Panasonic LUMIX G 25mm / F1.7 ASPH. is a fast, Micro Four Thirds lens (50mm equivalent) that supports high speed digital signal exchange at 240 fps and works smoothly with the LUMIX G’s contrast detection AF system and DFD (Depth from Defocus) technology. It offers a close-focusing distance of 0.25 metres (9.8 inches) and has seven aperture blades plus uses two aspherical lenses and an Ultra-High Refractive Index lens. The lens joins the family of impressive f/1.7 primes from the company that include 20mm, 15mm and 42.5mm focal lengths.” – TIPA jury spokesperson

Check out the H-H025E lens. Explore the full range of Panasonic camcorders and LUMIX cameras.