Panasonic has its new Full-HD camera – HC-PV100 for wedding photographers. The new Palm-type professional camera was unveiled globally yesterday by Yosuke Yamane, head â€“ imaging business group, Panasonic.
Panasonic HC-PV100 is equipped with 3 Manual Rings, and 2-Channel XLR Audio Input Terminals enabling connection to everything including microphones requiring a phantom power supply, and audio equipment with +4 dB output. The 2-Channel XLR audio input terminals enables the use of professional-specification and high-performance microphones for recording high-quality sound. Moreover, it is provides +48V phantom power supply for condenser microphones. In addition, these features control the focus, iris and zoom resulting in professional needs and on-site acquisition.
Panasonic said it is especially suited for nighttime wedding parties. It has a built-in LED video light with a bright 300 lx at 1 meter. It also makes enhanced and low-light shooting possible with a hand-held type camcorder. In addition, it is equipped with two filters including colour conversion filter and diffusion filter, empowering photographers & videographers to shoot and offer great looking pictures
Announcing the launch, Yosuke Yamane commented, “Indian weddings represents the colourful culture of India and deserves to be captured in the most beautiful way. Hence, there was no better place to globally launch our new wedding camera â€“ Panasonic HC-PV100. Fully loaded with features such as built-in LED video light, two filters, dual SD card slot and 20x zoom, the Full-HD camcorder provides the photographer a phenomenal experience. With this new launch, we aim to cater to the changing demands of the present generation and their excitement to get perfectly clicked.â€
The new wedding camera offers 20x zoom lens and has dual SD card slot which lets the user exchange cards while shooting. It allows simultaneous recording and relay recording with hot swap. With this agile, handheld type camcorder with low-light shooting capability for professionals, Panasonic plans to take customer experiences to the next level making it special by providing them with a rich photographic experience.
The camera has 1/3.1-inch BSI MOS sensor, 5-Axis Hybrid O.I.S. + Level Shot Function, F1.8 â€• F3.6 aperture, and 3.0-type LCD (460K) display. Panasonic has not revealed its price but you can contact the company for information on price.